LOS ANGELES, California - Top performing Green Globe member, the Hannover Congress Center (HCC), in Hannover, Germany, took home the regional CSR Award this year for their outstanding sustainability concept. This award is handed out by the German … December 11, 2013
The 28th European Kyokushin Karate Championship took place in Legnica, Poland, from November 29-30, 2013, and Louis Andre Goulay the young ambassador from Reunion Island who has a remarkable track record, took to the podium to receive the winning the … December 11, 2013
The newest hit single of Joe Samy, “Eau des Iles,” took Seychelles and the Vanilla Islands grouping by storm. In September 2013, Eau des Iles composes sung specially for the water festival in Mauritius for the first time. Joe presented this song to … December 11, 2013
People hear it over and over again. Luxury travelers of today want the most luxury travel authentic experiences and pampering in the world, but they also want off-the-beaten-track adventures with impeccable service.
That is why Vietnam is shaping … December 10, 2013
The first motorcar arrived in Thailand in 1900. Presumably the first traffic jams arrived soon after, as the Thais enthusiastically embraced cars, buses and motorcycles, and the canals that had given the city the sobriquet “Venice of the East” were … December 10, 2013
At first sight of the creations of Nicol Payet, a visitor asked about this nature art or craft. A craftsman for 27 years, Nicol Payet combines talent, skill, and creativity to create unique works from the shell of green turtles.
The tortoise is an … December 10, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - The five-star Centara Grand Modus Resort Pattaya soft-opened on 1 December 2013, welcoming as its first guests Privy Councillor Mom Rajawongse Thepkamol Devakula and his wife Khunying Kwanta Devakula.
His Excellency Mom Rajawongse … December 10, 2013
Promoting Africa´s tourism potential and facilitating areas such as financing, investment, and technology and know-how transfer are at the center of the fifth edition of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (Investour) to be held on January … December 10, 2013
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Organization comprised of Comoros, La Reunion, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte, and the Seychelles is fast now being recognized as the new tourism destination with real diversity.
At the recent World Travel … December 9, 2013
Miss Reunion 2013 Vanilla MDoihoma will participate on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the 2014 Miss France pageant. At her side will be three from Reunion who were crowned Miss New Caledonia, Miss Martinique, and Miss Pays de Savoie also competing to … December 7, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - In line with the John Keells Leisure Group pledge “I Will Care,” Green Globe member, the Bentota Beach Hotel in Bentota, Sri Lanka, joined hands with the Medical and Health Officers at the local Maternity Clinic Sooriyagama, … December 6, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – TripTide is an innovative online service for the travel industry – bringing travelers and tourism suppliers together in a different way. It is a fusion of some of the most successful … December 6, 2013
Fraport and its partners in the Northern Capital Gateway (NCG) consortium – which manages and develops Pulkovo Airport – started test mode operations at the new passenger Terminal-1 on December 4 at Pulkovo Airport (LED) in St. Petersburg, Russia. … December 6, 2013
The impact of technological innovation and evolving media channels on tourism communication was the focus of the 3rd UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Media, part of an ongoing series aimed to lend tourism a higher level of editorial recognition … December 6, 2013
Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD celebrated the official opening of its new passenger terminal today at Burgas Airport (BOJ) on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Operations at the new terminal are expected to start within the next few weeks. In … December 5, 2013
Already godmother of the Telethon for Reunion Island in 2006, during which she had shown commitment and enthusiasm, Emilie Minatchy renews this year her support for this great humanitarian cause. On this occasion, the singer will be live on the plateau … December 5, 2013
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, leading hotel booking site in Asia and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is providing superb hotel deals in Edinburgh, Scotland for Hogmanay, the traditional Scottish New Year and one of the biggest celebrations … December 5, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - The InterContinental Carlton Cannes has once again been awarded the prestigious Green Globe certification. The iconic hotel, a recognized actor in the luxury hotel business, has achieved this award based on its initiatives and … December 5, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - For years, a premier destination in Jamaica, the Tryall Club Resort in Montego Bay, has taken a proactive role in preserving and protecting nature in all its forms. This property impresses with outstanding work, promoting awareness … December 4, 2013
Phuket, with its maritime and tin mining heritage has a distinct ethnic makeup, and this is reflected in the cuisine of the island, where Chinese, Southern Thai, Malaysian, Burmese and Indian influences can all be detected.
Centara Grand Beach Resort … December 4, 2013
The 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged annually in the Seychelles during the last weekend of the month of April has received six pages of coverage in full color in the highly-respected Asian Geographic magazine.
This … December 4, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has congratulated Ethiopian Airlines now that it is officially the “African Airline of the Year 2013.”
The Chief Executive Officer of the STB, Sherin Naiken, has also pledged continued support from the board to … December 4, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) has been a key player in drawing more international visitors to Korea. The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to … December 3, 2013
Amb Barry Faure and Board members of the Seychelles Tourism Board have met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, on the proposed restructuring of the Seychelles Tourism Board.
The meeting took place in the … December 3, 2013
Upscale Corinthia Hotel Prague announced a special holiday offer highlighting the famous Christmas markets of the city. The “Christmas Markets” package at Corinthia Hotel Prague includes accommodation starting at €82 per night (approximately $110) … December 3, 2013
The Cultural District Award is a competition within districts. Minister St.Ange said that this award should not be seen only as a competition within districts, because it defeats its core objective.
"The main objective of the Cultural District Award … November 30, 2013
Kate Carolus, a contributor with articles in the SEALife Seychelles magazine, presented Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, with their first copy of the latest edition of the magazine.
Edition 4 – … November 30, 2013
UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding, … November 29, 2013
Cape Town has been voted The Telegraph Travel Awards’ Favorite City for 2013, at a ceremony held in London yesterday (November 27, 2013).
The Telegraph Travel Awards is an annual event, which asks readers to vote for their travel favorites in categories … November 29, 2013
For a festive season on the beach, including dinner on Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve, Centara Sandy Beach Resort Da Nang in Vietnam has packages that include accommodation with breakfast.
The Christmas package is for two nights’ accommodation, … November 28, 2013