As is done every year, the tourism industry of Seychelles will meet for the end-of-year Marketing Meeting. This event starts preparations for a successful marketing action plan for the year 2016. With an increase in visitor arrivals of 19% over 2014, … December 1, 2015
Reed Travel Exhibitions confirms that the 2017 edition of ibtm america ( www.ibtmamerica.com ) will take place at the Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Florida.
The Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa is South Florida’s … December 1, 2015
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Corinthia Hotel Budapest pulls out all stops this New Year’s Eve with a cinematic-inspired show, a sumptuous six-course gala dinner and surprise-packed raffle, held in the hotel’s stunning baroque-style Grand Ballroom. After a … December 1, 2015
The Seychelles Tourism Academy has agreed to use Ethiopian Airlines as one of the airlines it uses for its passenger transportation services, while in return the airline will provide a discounted fare and other privileges to the institution.
The terms … December 1, 2015
NEW YORK, New York - Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) was named a finalist in three categories of the Annual Travvy Awards which will be presented by travAlliancemedia at a Gala Awards night, New York City, January 6, 2016. The categories for which MTA is … December 1, 2015
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Just the word “Junkanoo” has a fun sound to it, and it is every bit as much fun as it sounds. It is an extravagant street parade filled with elaborately themed colorful costumes, music and dance that takes place in The Bahamas … December 1, 2015
Since the end of November, Reunion Island's tourism ambassador Sebastian Foley has been on the air every Tuesday on French mainland television as the head of a brand-new talk show.
Titled “Folin Hebdo,” the show features discussions that do not … December 1, 2015
CHARLESTOWN, Nevis - The following is a joint press release issued by the Nevis Island Administration, Nevis Electric Company Limited and Nevis Renewable Energy International Inc. on November 25, 2015.
On November 25, 2015, the Nevis Island Administration … November 30, 2015
IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place April 19-21, 2016 at Messe Frankfurt, is set to provide an experience that is flexible and tailored to fit each visitor’s business needs.
Alongside new exhibitors, new educational tracks and networking opportunities … November 30, 2015
Social media and bloggers are busy, especially at election time in Seychelles, and defamatory comments have often appeared in online articles. Last week for the first time in Seychelles, Judge Crawford MaKee found someone guilty and awarded damages for … November 30, 2015
Minister of Tourism & Culture of Seychelles, Alain St.Ange, had the honor last week to be appointed as Senior Advisor of Small Islands Eco-Marine Tourism Development for Nias Islands of Indonesia in the Indian Ocean.
The partnership has been initiated … November 30, 2015
Speaking at a side event of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta, the Prince of Wales addressed the Commonwealth Business Forum to propose an initiative which would guarantee credit facilities for “green” projects for member states … November 30, 2015
The 2015 Tourism Eminent Achiever Award in Africa went to Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and this is a sign of appreciation for one's work said the Minister.
Minister Alain St.Ange added another … November 30, 2015
While working the French, Belgian, and Luxemburg markets throughout the year, Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) has decided to give it one last push before the end-of-year holiday travel season kicks off.
IRT and partners will make multiple appearances … November 28, 2015
THE VALLEY, Anguilla - The Anguilla Tourist Board has announced the introduction of a new, late night ferry service from Sint Maarten to Anguilla, starting on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.
The new service will depart from the Anguilla-St. Maarten Ferry … November 27, 2015
The Ministry of Tourism and Culture held its end-of-year general meeting last Friday, whereby words of thanks were echoed to all staff members for their devotion and hard work throughout this year.
The meeting, held at the International Conference … November 27, 2015
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has added another prestigious accolade to his already impressive collection, when he was awarded the Eminent Achiever Award in Africa yesterday.
Minister St.Ange received … November 27, 2015
On the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, taking place in Paris next week, the members of the Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC) reiterate the industry’s commitment to contribute to fight climate change, and express … November 27, 2015
The e-marketing section of the Seychelles Tourism Board has experienced unparalleled growth over the past two years, evolving from humble beginnings with one Facebook page and one website to no less than nine social media pages, eight new niche websites, … November 27, 2015
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Known as the heart of Sri Lankan hospitality, Jetwing Hotels is set to launch Jetwing Kaduruketha - the first luxury agro-tourism project in the country - in December 2015. Located in Wellawaya, a prominent waystation both into the … November 27, 2015
David Joubert, at one time the strong man of Praslin Island politics in the Seychelles and first Tourism Minister, has died following a long illness. Mr. David Joubert was appointed Tourism Minister in 1975, and he retained that portfolio after independence … November 27, 2015
A ten percent increase in bed capacity is a development worth talking about, and that is what happened in 2015 as four new properties, one 5-star and three 3-star hotels, have opened their doors on Reunion Island.
This comes on the back of not only … November 27, 2015
The “Seychelles Islands another world” was again present this year at the ibtm trade fair in Barcelona to showcase to the world its diversified product offers for the MICE market segment and also to let the world know that the country is ready and … November 27, 2015
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Caribbean Airlines, the airline which brings the most visitors to Trinidad and Tobago, has announced a new and exciting offer for its passengers just in time for the Christmas season.
According to a press release … November 26, 2015
In a ground-breaking development, worth looking at by African mainland national park bodies, Reunion Island's national park authority has now joined hands with local producers to launch a new product line “Esprit de Parcs National,” or in English, … November 26, 2015
One hundred hoteliers from international five-star hotels will turn Frankfurt am Main (Germany) into a pictorial sea of stars from April 10-13, 2016. Thus Frankfurt theoretically becomes the city with the highest hotel star density in Germany. Reason … November 26, 2015
Small hoteliers on the island of La Digue have voiced out that there is a need to have small contractors set up on the island to assist with refurbishment and renovation works at their tourism establishments as this is one major concern.
This call … November 26, 2015
The global travel and tourism sector is forecast to grow by 3.5% during 2015, representing strong growth despite numerous challenges that have already taken place this year.
According to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual autumn … November 25, 2015
The Office of the President of Seychelles has announced that, as a result of intensive diplomatic representations at the highest levels, the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Abel Fattah el-Sisi, has decided to commute the death sentences of … November 25, 2015
Frankfurt Airport has decked the halls of its passenger terminals with thousands of lights, Christmas trees and seasonal decorations – transforming the airport into a joyful winter wonderland. During the coming weeks, Frankfurt Airport will be celebrating … November 25, 2015