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A clean sweep – Jetwing Lagoon victorious at THASL Green Hotel Awards 2014

A clean sweep – Jetwing Lagoon victorious at THASL Green Hotel Awards 2014

COLOMBO – In an unprecedented display of achievement and commitment, Jetwing dominated the THASL (The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka) Green Hotels Awards 2014, with Bawa masterpiece Jetwing Lagoon picking up three of four awards in the Large Hotels … October 22, 2014
Green Globe leads sustainable tourism in Aruba

Green Globe leads sustainable tourism in Aruba

LOS ANGELES, California - At AMISTAD’s International Executive Forum: Leading Sustainable Tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean, Green Globe CEO Mr. Guido Bauer today revealed how certification of sustainable tourism underpins the durability of … October 22, 2014
FCS Cargo Terminal at Frankfurt Airport Implements Innovative LED Lighting Technology to Enhance Work Environment and Save Energy

FCS Cargo Terminal at Frankfurt Airport Implements Innovative LED Lighting Technology to Enhance Work Environment and Save Energy

While focusing on professional and efficient cargo handling services for its customers, Fraport Cargo Services GmbH (FCS) – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG – also remains dedicated to its responsibility for employees and the environment. Thus, … October 22, 2014
Experience Majorca in the winter at Hotel Cort

Experience Majorca in the winter at Hotel Cort

Mild temperatures, cultural events, shopping possibilities and pretty restaurants draw guests to the Balearic Island during winter months

Majorca is a unique experience during winter. The rush and noise of summer get replaced by a calm atmosphere, … October 21, 2014
Retail therapy: WTM seminar explores the taxing issue of duty free

Retail therapy: WTM seminar explores the taxing issue of duty free

World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – is putting shopping in the spotlight in a seminar session exploring the importance of the duty free and travel retail market.

The session, Duty Free and Travel Retail: … October 21, 2014
Countdown for Festival Kreol 2014 in Seychelles

Countdown for Festival Kreol 2014 in Seychelles

Only four days left before Seychelles welcomes its 29th edition of the annual Festival Kreol, whereby it celebrates the Creole culture, traditions and history, the Creole people, the Creole identity, and the link to the Creole world.

All is set to … October 21, 2014
EIBTM exhibitors can now select their own appointments with hosted buyers

EIBTM exhibitors can now select their own appointments with hosted buyers

From October 22, EIBTM opens its online diary between exhibitors and Hosted Buyers. For the first time exhibitors will now be able to request additional appointments with Hosted Buyers following the initial appointment match. Once logged in to their diaries … October 21, 2014
Next Hot Model UK photoshoot in Seychelles recorded as another raving success

Next Hot Model UK photoshoot in Seychelles recorded as another raving success

The two winners from the Next Hot Model UK – 2014 were in Seychelles recently for their professional photoshoot.

Aspiring models Daisy Boots and Robert Loydell had their entire portfolio shot around the islands of Mahe, Praslin, La Digue, and Silhouette. … October 21, 2014
UB40 takes to the water for once-off gig to open Seychelles’ newest hotel Eden Bleu Hotel situated on Eden Island

UB40 takes to the water for once-off gig to open Seychelles’ newest hotel Eden Bleu Hotel situated on Eden Island

UB40 thrilled local Seychellois, VIP guests, celebrities, and international media at a once-off gig for the grand opening of Seychelles’ newest hotel.

Performing from a floating stage, moored on Eden Island’s international marina, the Brit pop … October 19, 2014
Minister Gerald Hadeed advances discussions with Caribbean Ministers on the Southern Caribbean Cruise Initiative at the FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show in St. Maarten

Minister Gerald Hadeed advances discussions with Caribbean Ministers on the Southern Caribbean Cruise Initiative at the FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show in St. Maarten

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad –Senator the Honorable Gerald Hadeed, Minister of Tourism attended the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference and Trade show in St. Maarten over the period October 6-8, 2014 and held high-level talks with Ministers … October 18, 2014
35 reasons to attend World Travel Market 2014

35 reasons to attend World Travel Market 2014

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is this year celebrating its 35th event.

Since WTM first opened its doors in 1980 the exhibition has continued to grow, relocating from Olympia to Earl’s Court to ExCeL … October 18, 2014
Minister Gerald Hadeed advances discussions with Caribbean Ministers on the Southern Caribbean Cruise Initiative at the FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show in St. Maarten

Minister Gerald Hadeed advances discussions with Caribbean Ministers on the Southern Caribbean Cruise Initiative at the FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show in St. Maarten

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Senator the Honorable Gerald Hadeed, Minister of Tourism attended the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference and Trade show in St. Maarten over the period October 6-8, 2014 and held high-level talks with Ministers … October 18, 2014
First five-star Emperor Cruises in Nha Trang Bay to set sail in style with all-inclusive luxury cruising

First five-star Emperor Cruises in Nha Trang Bay to set sail in style with all-inclusive luxury cruising

The project was started in September 2014 and the first sailing is expected to be in the summer of 2015. The participants include Luxury Travel Ltd ( www.luxurytravels.asia ) and the high-end cruise company, Huong Hai Ha Long Ltd. Interested buyers book … October 18, 2014
Fraport Environmental Statement 2014: Continuous development of environmental protection for more than 15 years

Fraport Environmental Statement 2014: Continuous development of environmental protection for more than 15 years

For the 15th time, the Fraport AG airport company has had its environmental management activities verified according to the strict EMAS Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. Thus, the latest Fraport Environmental Statement 2014 report is now available on the … October 18, 2014
Seychelles authorities meet French tour operators and press at Paris tourism meeting to announce details of Air Seychelles flights between Paris & Seychelles

Seychelles authorities meet French tour operators and press at Paris tourism meeting to announce details of Air Seychelles flights between Paris & Seychelles

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, led a one-day working visit to Paris to meet with French tour operators and members of the press. Minister St.Ange was accompanied on this working visit by Captain David Savy, … October 18, 2014

AAETHOS Consulting Group Acquires the IP for the 2020Assess Suite of HR Assessments and Surveys

October 16, 2014 – AETHOS Consulting Group Managing Director and CEO Keith Kefgen announced that the hospitality-focused human capital advisory firm has formally obtained the Intellectual Property (IP) for the entire hospitality-specific array of survey … October 17, 2014
Best Western Plus Hotel Kassel City powered by nature

Best Western Plus Hotel Kassel City powered by nature

LOS ANGELES, California - Until recently Kassel, regarded as the capital of the German Fairy Tale Route, was renowned for being the city where the Brothers Grimm lived and wrote most of their fairy tales. Then in 2013 the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe the largest … October 16, 2014
Responsible tourism seminar on the sidelines of World Travel Market in London will hear from Seychelles Minister St.Ange

Responsible tourism seminar on the sidelines of World Travel Market in London will hear from Seychelles Minister St.Ange

The Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) is again this year organizing an international seminar on the sidelines of World Travel Market (WTM) of London. This year the international seminar which remains a support program of the World Travel … October 16, 2014
The award-winning, five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest becomes a partner of Signature Travel Network

The award-winning, five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest becomes a partner of Signature Travel Network

BUDAPEST, Hungary - The award-winning, five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest announced today that it has been selected as a partner hotel of the American-based Signature Travel Network.

Signature Travel Network is a member-owned cooperative comprised … October 16, 2014
Les Suites de la Potinière – Slopes at your feet

Les Suites de la Potinière – Slopes at your feet

Les Suites de la Potinière in the heart of ski-haven Courchevel 1850 impresses with 650 slope kilometers, noble restaurants and boutiques.

Courchevel in the skiresort “Le Troi Vallées” is already well known for winter sport fans. But also noble … October 16, 2014
Seychelles Tourism Minister leads a day’s working visit to Paris this Friday

Seychelles Tourism Minister leads a day’s working visit to Paris this Friday

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, is flying out of Seychelles on Thursday evening enroute to Paris. The Minister will be leading a delegation made up of Mr. Manoj Papa, the CEO of Air Seychelles, and Captain David … October 16, 2014
Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra always improving

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra always improving

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, the largest 5 star hotel in Ghana, is located in the heart of Accra’s city center. The hotel was recently recertified by Green Globe and achieved an impressive compliance score of 80%.

Mövenpick … October 16, 2014
A signature Thai restaurant opens in the Maldives

A signature Thai restaurant opens in the Maldives

BANGKOK, Thailand - A new experience in global cuisine is now ready to welcome Thai food lovers at the iconic Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa – Maldives.

Suan Bua Thai Restaurant has been a part of the history of Centara Hotels and Resorts since … October 16, 2014
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts sustaining Jordan’s tourism treasures

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts sustaining Jordan’s tourism treasures

One of Green Globe’s most treasured destinations is the country of Jordan, which offers antediluvian wonders, a truly diverse range of travel experiences and an excellent selection of certified Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.

As an indication of … October 15, 2014
Frankfurt Airport records strong growth

Frankfurt Airport records strong growth

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to register noticeable growth in passenger traffic. Welcoming about 5.9 million passengers in September 2014, Germany’s biggest airport reported growth of 5.9 percent year-on-year and its strongest September in history. … October 13, 2014
loop, the second: The tourism luxury fair created by the German company Lobster Experience will take place in Frankfurt from 9 to 11 March 2015 – Applications welcome

loop, the second: The tourism luxury fair created by the German company Lobster Experience will take place in Frankfurt from 9 to 11 March 2015 – Applications welcome

After drawing a successful balance of the first tourism luxury fair „loop – luxury on our planet“ in spring 2014, their founder Lobster Experience is currently preparing for the second round. In 2015, loop will take place from March 9 to 11 at the … October 13, 2014
Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways celebrate growth

Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways celebrate growth

Air Seychelles and equity alliance partner Etihad Airways hosted a stunning cocktail reception at the Banyan Tree Resort last week to celebrate the on-going success of their partnership and the growth of the island carrier.

The event brought together … October 13, 2014
Performing arts representatives meet Seychelles Minister responsible for Culture & National Arts Council

Performing arts representatives meet Seychelles Minister responsible for Culture & National Arts Council

Ralph Amesbury, the Chairman of SEYMAS, the Performing Arts Association, met last week with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, in the presence of Jimmy Savy, the CEO of the National Arts Council of Seychelles. … October 13, 2014
Experience South Africa with Morukuru Family: The Morukuru Family collection offers its guests “a home away from home” at the most stunning places in South Africa

Experience South Africa with Morukuru Family: The Morukuru Family collection offers its guests “a home away from home” at the most stunning places in South Africa

The Morukuru Family houses are the perfect retreat for families and friends, who want to discover the beauty of South Africa. The motto is “whatever you want, whenever you want” – A sanctuary where you can celebrate the pure feeling of freedom during … October 10, 2014

Europeanbarging Offers Luxury Barge and Casual Bike and Barge Cruises

The casual bike and barge cruises are 7 nights instead of the 6 nights on a regular full service barge, while the prices range from $1640 to $3278 per person. The cruises are in Holland/Belgium, Germany, France and Italy. These barges range from 6, 20, … October 10, 2014




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