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Aura.travel secures partnership with world-leading provider of direct bookings and online distribution Siteminder

Aura.travel secures partnership with world-leading provider of direct bookings and online distribution Siteminder

Aura.travel secures partnership with world-leading provider of direct bookings and online distribution Siteminder

Sydney, AUSTRALIA – Aura.travel has announced today its latest integration partnership with Siteminder, one of the global hotel industry’s … December 18, 2014
Reunion Island getting into gear for 5th edition of the festival “Liberte Metisse”

Reunion Island getting into gear for 5th edition of the festival “Liberte Metisse”

The abolition of slavery is at the very center of Reunion Island’s arguably biggest festival of the year, which is going to be celebrated from tomorrow until Sunday at Etang Sale les Bains.

Launched in 2010 by this French region, located far from … December 18, 2014
Global Traveler hosts gala reception for award winners

Global Traveler hosts gala reception for award winners

YARDLEY, Pennsylvania - Global Traveler hosted its 11th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards reception Monday, December 15, at The Peninsula Beverly Hills. This is the fourth consecutive year the event has been held at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, named … December 18, 2014
Nor1 and Accor announce new worldwide partnership

Nor1 and Accor announce new worldwide partnership

SANTA CLARA, California – Nor1 and Accor announced a partnership to deploy Nor1’s eStandby upselling product across the Accor portfolio of upscale and luxury hotels to help its properties drive ancillary revenue by offering its guests relevant and … December 18, 2014
InterContinental Carlton Cannes environmental values in the spotlight

InterContinental Carlton Cannes environmental values in the spotlight

LOS ANGELES, California - With the Mediterranean on its doorstep the InterContinental Carlton Cannes is one of the world’s most prestigious hotels. A symbol of refinement and elegance with its Belle Epoque façade, the hotel encapsulates the quintessential … December 17, 2014
Ezzahra Marrakech: A fairytale palace for the whole family

Ezzahra Marrakech: A fairytale palace for the whole family

Built with precision, care and a lot of passion, the luxurious private villa Ezzahra Marrakech offers a retreat for families who search for the exclusive and privacy. Amidst extensive gardens with shaded terraces, this Moroccan villa exclusively accommodates … December 17, 2014
11 Mirrors Design Hotel, inspired by Wladimir Klitschko

11 Mirrors Design Hotel, inspired by Wladimir Klitschko

One deserves only the best things in life. With this in mind, the 11 Mirrors Design Hotel was created for business leaders and creative folks who understand the real value of living. 11 Mirrors, first and only design Hotel in Kiev and also the first Design … December 17, 2014
Centra Avenue Hotel Pattaya promises on price

Centra Avenue Hotel Pattaya promises on price

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centra Avenue Hotel Pattaya, a stylish new addition to this popular beach resort, soft opened on December 7, 2014 and is now offering online bookings through the dedicated Centara website and the Hotel management is guaranteeing that … December 17, 2014
Domestic tourism an important element in Reunion Island Tourism marketing strategy

Domestic tourism an important element in Reunion Island Tourism marketing strategy

Vanilla Islands founder member Reunion Island Tourism (IRT), hyperactive in the key foreign source markets for tourists coming to the island, is equally promoting domestic tourism, as this latest report from the island goes to show.
Under the title … December 17, 2014
Five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon named Luxury Hotel & Conference Center of the European continent at World Luxury Hotel Awards

Five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon named Luxury Hotel & Conference Center of the European continent at World Luxury Hotel Awards

LISBON, Portugal - The five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon was named the Luxury Hotel & Conference Center of the European Continent at the 2014 World Luxury Hotel Awards held in South Africa in recognition for its world class facilities and service excellence. … December 16, 2014
Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana expects 2 million people for New Year’s Eve party

Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana expects 2 million people for New Year’s Eve party

The 450th anniversary of the Marvelous City will be the theme of the biggest New Year's Eve event in open air in the world: the New Year's Eve in Copacabana. The event will start the celebrations, which begins at the turn of 2015, and continues until … December 16, 2014
Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait awarded Green Globe certification for fourth rear in a row

Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait awarded Green Globe certification for fourth rear in a row

LOS ANGELES, California - For the fourth year in a row, Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait has received Green Globe certification, the international standard for sustainable operations and management designed specifically for the travel and tourism industry. Green … December 16, 2014
Reunion Island at “AT Reisen Erlebnistag” event in Leipzig

Reunion Island at “AT Reisen Erlebnistag” event in Leipzig

German tour operator, AT Reisen Erlebnistag, organized a show in Germany in the region of Saxony, providing an opportunity for Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) to showcase its presence to destination meeting companies in East Germany. On this occasion, an … December 16, 2014
New page in promotion opened for Seychelles Tourism Academy

New page in promotion opened for Seychelles Tourism Academy

Seychelles and France opened a new page in the promotion of tri-linguistics in the tourism industry. A new agreement of partnership to better prepare lecturers at the Seychelles Tourism Academy to successfully pass their exams and attain first and second … December 16, 2014
Andreas Fienbork appointed corporate director of sales for D/A/CH and Eastern Europe at Centara Hotels & Resorts

Andreas Fienbork appointed corporate director of sales for D/A/CH and Eastern Europe at Centara Hotels & Resorts

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Andreas Fienbork as corporate director of sales for D/A/CH and Eastern Europe, his responsibilities covering all German-speaking … December 15, 2014
Miss Seychelles Camila Estico at Miss World 2014 final

Miss Seychelles Camila Estico at Miss World 2014 final

Miss Seychelles 2014, Camila Estico, proudly represented the Seychelles islands at the 64th edition of Miss World 2014, held last night in London, UK.

The coveted title was won by Miss South Africa, Rolene Strauss, who was crowned on stage by Miss … December 15, 2014
Celebrate New Year's Eve 2015 at Malta's Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa - a glamorous evening with a Parisian touch "Voulez-vous"

Celebrate New Year's Eve 2015 at Malta's Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa - a glamorous evening with a Parisian touch "Voulez-vous"

ATTARD, Malta - Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the sunny Mediterranean island of Malta at the luxurious Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa. Americans searching for a great escape from the cold winter weather will marvel at what Malta has to offer, with average … December 15, 2014
Routes Silk Road to be hosted by United Airports of Georgia for the second time in 2015

Routes Silk Road to be hosted by United Airports of Georgia for the second time in 2015

Following the success of the inaugural Routes Silk Road event which took place in July of this year, it was announced today that the 2015 event will once again take place in Tbilisi hosted by United Airports of Georgia (UAG) under the auspices of the … December 15, 2014
PATA Micronesia holds tri-annual chapter meeting in Guam

PATA Micronesia holds tri-annual chapter meeting in Guam

TUMON, Guam - From across the Micronesia region, members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter gathered for the organization’s tri-annual chapter meeting held in Guam on December 5-6, 2014.

“With the adoption of chapter … December 14, 2014
Thumbs up for the second edition of Seychelles Christmas with the Stars

Thumbs up for the second edition of Seychelles Christmas with the Stars

A huge crowd flooded the grounds of St. Mary’s Catholic Church on La Digue for the 2014 edition of the Christmas with the Stars festive season show. La Digue is the third most populated island of the Seychelles, and the Diguois and tourists alike came … December 14, 2014
Air Canada inaugurates direct flight linking Rio de Janeiro and Toronto

Air Canada inaugurates direct flight linking Rio de Janeiro and Toronto

Starting today, Canada is closer to Rio de Janeiro. Air Canada launched its operations at RIOgaleão - Tom Jobim International Airport, with the first aircraft landing at 2pm in Rio. The inaugural flight 'Rio de Janeiro-Toronto' came in fully loaded. … December 12, 2014
Reunion Island Tourism meets 160 international ambassadors

Reunion Island Tourism meets 160 international ambassadors

On Monday, December 8, 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs received the annual meeting of International Ambassadors based in France. On this occasion, two French regions were honored: Reunion Island and Brittany.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and … December 12, 2014
Merry Christmas to you and a Happy New Year 2015 says Seychelles Minister of Tourism as he discusses tourism with press

Merry Christmas to you and a Happy New Year 2015 says Seychelles Minister of Tourism as he discusses tourism with press

The festive period is upon the world, and it is often also a time for reflection. Seychelles is a country dependent on tourism for its economy which makes me as the island's Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture so conscious on the continued efforts … December 12, 2014
Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin like a vintage wine - it just keeps getting better with age!

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin like a vintage wine - it just keeps getting better with age!

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin is currently ranked number 1 of 128 hotel in Hua Hin on Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site. Trip Advisor consistently reaches over 315million unique monthly visitors through its reputation as … December 12, 2014
$7.1 Million on day one for Peak 8

$7.1 Million on day one for Peak 8

BRECKENRIDGE, Colorado - Breckenridge Grand Vacations blew single-day sales records out of the water selling more than $7.1 million in vacation ownerships on December 5, 2014 at their fourth resort in Breckenridge, the Grand Colorado on Peak 8.

Breckenridge … December 12, 2014
President Michel of Seychelles congratulates Sir Anerood Jugnauth of Mauritius on his election victory

President Michel of Seychelles congratulates Sir Anerood Jugnauth of Mauritius on his election victory

Following the victory of the Alliance Lepep, led by Sir Anerood Jugnauth, in the general election, Seychelles President James Michel has extended his congratulations to the newly-elected Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius on behalf of the government … December 12, 2014
Winter breaks at Sir Richard Branson´s mountain retreat, The Lodge

Winter breaks at Sir Richard Branson´s mountain retreat, The Lodge

From the moment Sir Richard Branson saw The Lodge, he knew that this beautiful chalet in the Swiss Alps was destined to become his favorite mountain hideaway. He chose Verbier because it is an amazing year round destination for the whole family and friends … December 12, 2014
Reunion Island set to host French Golf Open Double Championship

Reunion Island set to host French Golf Open Double Championship

Reunion Island is known for a great many outdoor activities and adventure sports but less so for golfing, even though three major courses are found on the island and offer visitors the opportunity to mingle with local fans of the game. Starting this morning … December 12, 2014
Grand Hotel Cannes delivering a new era of sustainability to France’s favorite holiday destination

Grand Hotel Cannes delivering a new era of sustainability to France’s favorite holiday destination

LOS ANGELES, California -The Grand Hotel Cannes has a proud history as one of the first luxury hotels in Cannes, France. The original property was built in 1863 and exactly 100 years later was completely rebuilt with its contemporary architectural style … December 12, 2014
Reunion Island now has 400,000 fans – and adding more every day

Reunion Island now has 400,000 fans – and adding more every day

Is it the location, deep in the Indian Ocean with an ever-warm climate? Is it the Creole culture, crafts, or cuisine? Is it France giving the island a superb infrastructure? Or is it perhaps the mix of it all?

Those who have ever been to Reunion Island, … December 11, 2014




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