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Explore the Wild West of the Caribbean - Cuba

This October will mark the 54th year of the US embargo against Cuba. While recent polls show that even a majority of Cuban-Americans now strongly oppose this policy, it remains stubbornly in place. The embargo continues to prevent meaningful exchange … July 22, 2014
Miss Seychelles receives membership card from Alliance Francaise

Miss Seychelles receives membership card from Alliance Francaise

Apart from working on her obesity project and taking part in activities hosted locally, “Miss Seychelles… Another World” 2014 Camila Estico is also following classes to better her fluency in French.

She received her membership card recently from … July 21, 2014
Skal International joins the world in mourning those aboard flight MH17

Skal International joins the world in mourning those aboard flight MH17

Skal International joins the rest of the world in mourning the loss of 298 passengers and crew on-board flight Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that came down in Eastern Ukraine last Friday local time.

“As members of the travel and tourism industry … July 21, 2014
Centara's best associates recognized with inaugural awards event

Centara's best associates recognized with inaugural awards event

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, as Thailand’s leading operator of hotels and a company that is rapidly expanding, has initiated an annual awards scheme to recognize associates who have made significant contributions to the growth and … July 21, 2014
Invitation by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thai Airways: The Thailand’s Best Friends Forever

Invitation by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thai Airways: The Thailand’s Best Friends Forever

Dear Members of the Media,

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has joined hands with Thai Airways International Public Co., Ltd., (TG) to organize the biggest ever fam trip “The Thailand’s Best Friends Forever (Thailand’s BFF)” in the last … July 21, 2014
Seychelles Tourism Board's Middle East Office & Emirates Holidays organizes a familiarization trip for top-selling agents

Seychelles Tourism Board's Middle East Office & Emirates Holidays organizes a familiarization trip for top-selling agents

After a very successful familiarization trip with Emirates Holidays agents in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in January 2014, another trip was recently organized for the top-selling agents booking through Emirates Holidays for Seychelles in collaboration … July 21, 2014
Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange confirms he will join Dr. Taleb Rifai as keynote speakers at IIPT World Symposium

Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange confirms he will join Dr. Taleb Rifai as keynote speakers at IIPT World Symposium

A personal email was sent to Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, from Mr. Louis D'Amore, the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) Founder and President saying: “I am writing to ask if … July 21, 2014
Seychelles tourism trade puts forward suggestions to boost up the industry as their mid-year marketing meeting closes

Seychelles tourism trade puts forward suggestions to boost up the industry as their mid-year marketing meeting closes

A series of recommendations have been put forward during the Seychelles Tourism Board’s mid-year marketing meeting held last week.
The 2014 edition of the meeting that was held at the new Savoy Resort and Spa was aimed at giving an overview and review … July 21, 2014
Reunion Island Tourism uses prominent bloggers to increase visibility in South Africa

Reunion Island Tourism uses prominent bloggers to increase visibility in South Africa

#GoToReunion is the hashtag which was created by Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) as efforts are now unfolding to build a new branch of marketing for the destination through social media channels. Hand in hand goes the “So Much More” campaign which is … July 19, 2014
Mancham of Seychelles to dialogue with top Chinese business leader Yan Jiehe and former US President Bill Clinton on “China in the World Today”

Mancham of Seychelles to dialogue with top Chinese business leader Yan Jiehe and former US President Bill Clinton on “China in the World Today”

It was announced from the office of the founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, Sir James R. Mancham, that following the COMESA (Common Market of the Eastern and Southern Africa) Retreat of Elders which he will be hosting jointly with the Seychelles … July 19, 2014
Meet on one of Southeast Asia’s finest beaches with Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Corporate Package

Meet on one of Southeast Asia’s finest beaches with Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Corporate Package

Enjoy life on one of the best beaches in Southeast Asia, take in some outstanding heritage sites, and have yourself a very productive corporate meeting with the package available at Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, Managed by Centara.

The … July 19, 2014
Winners of “Seychelles que j’aime” photo contest rewarded

Winners of “Seychelles que j’aime” photo contest rewarded

Winners of the 'Seychelles que j’aime' photo competition on Facebook launched by the Seychelles Tourism Board have been rewarded.

They received their prizes this week during the Tourism Board’s mid-year marketing review meeting held at Savoy Resort … July 19, 2014
Two largest worldwide tourism associations to sign agreement to seek out leaders to run the industry in the 21st century

Two largest worldwide tourism associations to sign agreement to seek out leaders to run the industry in the 21st century

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the principal, international organization in tourism, with 156 Member States, 6 Associate Members, 2 permanent observers and more than 400 affiliate members and Skål International is the largest … July 19, 2014
German treasure hunters can win a two-week Reunion Island holiday

German treasure hunters can win a two-week Reunion Island holiday

Residents of the Frankfurt and Munich areas will be able to treasure hunt for bottles placed in various locations by Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) for the rest of July, part of a major promotional initiative. The marketing drive is supported by leading … July 18, 2014
North American exhibitors’ appetite for IMEX America shows significant increase

North American exhibitors’ appetite for IMEX America shows significant increase

Coming off the biggest IMEX in Frankfurt to date, organizers of IMEX America have announced a significant spike in interest and new bookings from North American exhibitors for their Las Vegas trade show, which opens at the Sands Expo®, October 14.

US … July 18, 2014
Miss Seychelles launches a series of visits to the business community and state institutions to raise the profile of her program - this week it was a visit to Airtel

Miss Seychelles launches a series of visits to the business community and state institutions to raise the profile of her program - this week it was a visit to Airtel

Camilla Estico, “Miss Seychelles… Another World” 2014 is taking Seychelles by storm with organized visits to the business community of Seychelles and also taking in state institutions in her planned program of visits. She has her own project set … July 18, 2014
Insight into Thai culture for guests at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket

Insight into Thai culture for guests at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket

BANGKOK, Thailand - Every Wednesday morning at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, which is located on the beach at Karon, staff and hotel guests gather to present food, drinking water and other offerings to local monks as a form of merit making, or “tak … July 18, 2014
Luxury Travel Vietnam launches two departure luxury travel packages “Vietnam Experience in 12 days” and "Vietnam and Cambodia Experience in 14 Days"

Luxury Travel Vietnam launches two departure luxury travel packages “Vietnam Experience in 12 days” and "Vietnam and Cambodia Experience in 14 Days"

HANOI, Vietnam - Luxury Travel Ltd. (www.luxurytravelvietnam.com) has introduced the new series of set departure luxury travel packages what helps to save money but still keeps the privacy and maintains the high quality of standard.

After 01 year of … July 18, 2014
Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association appoints new Executive Director to spearhead their Secretariat

Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association appoints new Executive Director to spearhead their Secretariat

The newly-elected Executive Board of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Kate Carolus as Executive Director to head the Secretariat of the SHTA. The strengthening of the Association’s … July 18, 2014
Agoda.com releases their global guide to the best times for travel deals

Agoda.com releases their global guide to the best times for travel deals

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smart study: a trip-planning calendar that helps travelers find the best … July 18, 2014
Mövenpick Hotel Münster certified sustainable for 3rd year

Mövenpick Hotel Münster certified sustainable for 3rd year

LOS ANGELES, California - The Mövenpick Hotel Münster has, for the third time, received the globally recognized Green Globe seal of sustainability and attained an outstanding result of 99%.

The meeting and convention hotel is pleased about their … July 18, 2014
Marie-Eve and Mathilde Hoarau of Reunion Island finalists in Italian tournament

Marie-Eve and Mathilde Hoarau of Reunion Island finalists in Italian tournament

Marie-Eve and Hoarau Mathilde began their international season with the international beach tennis tournament grade 1 (G1) in Riccione, Italy on July 15. Champions of Reunion Island beach tennis, they rose to the final, where they had to bow to an Italian … July 17, 2014

Hotel Investment Conference Africa (HICA) announces date, location and speaker line-up

South Africa: July 16, 2014– The internationally acclaimed, 8th annual Hotel Investment Conference Africa (HICA), to be held September 14-16, 2014, at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, promises to showcase a stellar line up of business … July 16, 2014
InterContinental Vienna Hotel bee-ing sustainable

InterContinental Vienna Hotel bee-ing sustainable

LOS ANGELES, California - The InterContinental Vienna Hotel, the first IHG hotel to be certified by Green Globe, recently received its re-certification.

Brigitte Trattner, General Manager of InterContinental Vienna, said: “We are very happy to have … July 16, 2014
The sky is not the limit as Centara Grand’s Blue Sky Restaurant and Bar named as one of world’s most exciting rooftop bars

The sky is not the limit as Centara Grand’s Blue Sky Restaurant and Bar named as one of world’s most exciting rooftop bars

BANGKOK, Thailand - Blue Sky at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok has been named as one of the 15 Most Exciting Rooftop Bars In The World, in a survey by Architecture Art Design website.

Taking its place alongside other top venues in … July 16, 2014
"My Association | My Club" - Brand new initiative for association planners

"My Association | My Club" - Brand new initiative for association planners

Following research among Association Meeting Planners and as a direct result of a Focus Group held in London in May to determine the ideal experience for Association Planners, EIBTM (www.eibtm.com) has launched a brand new initiative “My Association … July 16, 2014
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel inspiring recycling infrastructure

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel inspiring recycling infrastructure

LOS ANGELES, California - Inspira Santa Marta Hotel employees are increasing their expertise in recycling and waste reduction with participation in a Valorsul training event held at the hotel. On average, Portuguese produce more than 450 kg of waste per … July 16, 2014
Suite Dreams: Reside like a royal at Château Eza

Suite Dreams: Reside like a royal at Château Eza

Château Eza is located between Nice and Monaco, tucked away in the medieval village Èze. Lingering 427 metres above the Mediterranean Sea, this wonderful boutique hotel, which used to be the residence to a Swedish prince, clings to the steep rock walls … July 15, 2014
African Union (AU) Summit endorses Seychelles’ proposals to make tourism a transformative force for Africa

African Union (AU) Summit endorses Seychelles’ proposals to make tourism a transformative force for Africa

Seychelles has presented its report on enhancing the strategic position of tourism in African economies at the Twenty-Third Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government, and this has been endorsed by the Summit accordingly … July 14, 2014
Ecology, seabird colonies at Bird Island Seychelles observed by Imran Ahmad and report published in Hong Kong papers

Ecology, seabird colonies at Bird Island Seychelles observed by Imran Ahmad and report published in Hong Kong papers

A professional Nikon photographer was featured in Hong Kong papers for his report on Seychelles. Under a stunning picture of thousands of seabirds coming in to roost, the Hong Kong papers write: “Sky Birds, birds go where the nest is. Imran observe the … July 13, 2014




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