The Executive Committee of Skal International along with the Skal International Council met in Bali, Indonesia, earlier this month to discuss both internal and external matters pertaining to the organization.
States International President Mok Singh: … May 16, 2013
Trinidad and Tobago has become the UN World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) 156th Member State as the country rejoins the organization after 35 years. The announcement was made by the Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, at the opening of the 55th meeting … May 14, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - ICTP Chairman Juergen Steinmetz and President Geoffrey Lipman met with the Director of Marketing UK & Europe of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Carol Hay, to discuss how to join … March 19, 2013
She will continue her role as Chairman of Just a Drop, the international water charity she founded in 1998. Reed Exhibitions has supported this charity since its inception and will continue to do so. Jeffery, who received the OBE for services to tourism … March 19, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders of two major travel associations, National Tour Association (NTA) and the Africa Travel Association (ATA), renewed their partnership in a signing ceremony here Friday. The ceremony came at the conclusion of ATA’s US-Africa Seminar … March 13, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a mobile-optimized website and iPhone and Android apps that will enable anyone to check room availability and book online using their smartphone.
The apps are available at Apple Apps Store for … March 1, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed Ms. Daniela Wagner as PATA European Coordinator, effective February 22, 2013. Mr. Martin J. Craigs, PATA CEO, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ms. Daniela Wagner to the PATA … February 22, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board for Italy announced during the BITM 2013 trade show in Milan, Italy, that Monette Rose, the Seychelles Tourism Board Director for Italy whose office is located in Rome, was elected Secretary General of ADUTEI, the Association … February 18, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is delighted to welcome Travelindex as the Preferred Partner. Travelindex is an online platform and data repository for the travel industry. It had over 18 million visitors in 2012. Travelindex … February 15, 2013
CAPE TOWN - After nine years as CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold has announced that she has decided not to renew her contract with the tourism organization for another term.
The city of Cape Town recently confirmed a three-year … February 7, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its recognition of Airline Ambassadors International (AAI) today for their outstanding work in responding to humanitarian … January 20, 2013
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Agus Suananda as Hotel Manager of Centra Taum Seminyak Bali.
Agus is Indonesian and has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality … January 16, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce Travel Channel International as a new PATA Preferred Partner. Owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, the Travel Channel is the world's leading international travel broadcaster, … January 15, 2013
TUMON, Guam - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter wrapped up its Quarterly General Membership Meeting and Election for the 2013-2014 term. The meetings took place from December 11-12, 2012 and were attended by chapter delegates … December 18, 2012
November 2012, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, the leading hospitality location in Bangkok city, will add a new dimension to the long list of facilities and services already on offer.
The fully-integrated and innovative hotel, … November 27, 2012
Nearly 600 persons attended the 2012 Skal World Congress held in Seoul and Incheon, Korea, from October 2-7. The event, including the Business Forum and B2B workshop, was a great success and enjoyed by all participants.
The new Executive Committee … October 10, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification will begin a new era in Latin America, appointing David A. Ortegon Martínez Latin America Area Manager (GGPP). Mr. Ortegon has been working with Green Globe Mexico and the Karisma Hotel & Resorts group … October 3, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification supports the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation-Haiti Fund (CHTAEF-Haiti Fund) and recently donated US$2,000 to purchase 5 netbooks with MS software for surviving Haiti hotel … September 27, 2012
Compass Edge, a complete online solution provider for independent hotels in Asia has launched its own free Mobile App, “GoHotelsGo” in both Apple iTunes Store and Android Market (Play Store). It provides booking capability of hundred of independent … September 21, 2012
LONDON, England; VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – UNIGLOBE Travel International executives representing the Americas, Europe, the United Kingdom, South Asia, and the Middle East joined company President and Chief Operating Officer Martin Charlwood in London, … September 19, 2012
HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that Grebstad Hicks Communications (GHCasia) has joined as a Multi-regional Associate Member.
“We are pleased … September 7, 2012
On August 22, WATA signed a partnership agreement with asr Allianz selbständiger Reiseunternehmen – Bundesverband e.V. to develop business opportunities, exchange expertise, and join forces on common actions. In signing with WATA, the asr members will … September 7, 2012
As new technology is growing quickly, it is important to stay connected at all times. Webcams.travel is a perfect tool for connecting to destinations around the world. Webcams.travel allows users to search for a country or city and have images of a specific … August 31, 2012
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands meeting held at St. Gilles in La Reunion on August 22-23 is set to consolidate and move the regional grouping forward.The meeting, which was presided over by Minister Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles who is the current … August 23, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the transfer and promotion of Alexandre Glauser to Sri Lanka as Cluster General Manager of Centara Hotels & Resorts Sri Lanka.
Alexandre will be responsible initially for two managed … August 22, 2012
William Boyce, born and raised in California, is a USA federal fisheries biologist. His love of travel and photography launched for him a new career as a photojournalist currently writing for 6 international publications. He has also been involved in … August 20, 2012
Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) from Bridgetown Barbados has confirmed that the Hon. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, will lead a delegation to the Caribbean’s leading tourism gathering, … August 17, 2012
BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the promotion of Ms. "Mam" Puangthip Chotipantawanon as Director of Operations effective August 1 reporting to Chief Operating Officer Ms. Sheila Leong.Mam is responsible for … August 3, 2012
Putting in place a mobile strategy is no longer a nice-to-have, it is the essential weapon in a fast-paced and competitive sector. EyeforTravel.com identifies some emerging themes.
One thing is certain: the mobile channel is here to stay. The research … August 1, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of John Dimon Bendtsen from General Manager of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives to Cluster General Manager of the two managed properties … July 16, 2012