STOWE, Vermont & TORREMOLINOS, Spain – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce the IIPT/Skal Peace Town project, a joint partnering initiative with Skal international. A goal has been set for the dedication … June 7, 2013
NEW YORK, New York – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) recognized travel journalists covering the region at the CTO Media Awards Luncheon at Caribbean Week in New York. The luncheon, held at the New Yorker Hotel on Thursday, June 6, was sponsored … June 7, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) supports Myanmar’s bold new tourism leap and calls for green growth leadership. ICTP is a fast growing Hawaii, Brussels and … June 7, 2013
Rwanda will celebrate the birth of baby gorillas through “Kwita Izina,” the annual naming ceremony in Kinigi, Musanze, on June 22, 2013. This was announced today by Rica Rwigamba, head of Tourism and Conservation at the Rwanda Development Board (RDB). … June 7, 2013
World Travel Market (WTM) 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate more than £410 million (US$640 million) for exhibitors in its Global Village region, reveals independent research.
The Global Village covers travel and … June 7, 2013
After an extensive and competitive recruitment process, the new CEO of Cape Town Tourism has been announced as Enver Duminy.
The appointment was announced at the City of Cape Town’s Tourism, Events and Marketing Portfolio Committee meeting today … June 7, 2013
Online voting for 2013 has now opened and the organizers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and organizations who excel in travel, tourism, and hospitality in the Asia & Australasia … June 7, 2013
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Proving once again that their brand of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is their greatest strength, Jetwing Hotels has been awarded 10 new Certificates of Excellence from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor. Having received … June 7, 2013
Seychelles President Michel met the President of the Association of African Economy and Development Japan ECA Committee, MP Tetsuro Yano, and the CEO of NEPAD (The New Partnership for Africa's Development) agency, Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, also former … June 7, 2013
St. Peter in the south of Reunion Island has decided to take part in the 10th edition of “The Sakifo Off.”. On this occasion, restaurateurs await festival-goers, artists, professionals, journalists, and partners of the festival to a relaxed musical … June 7, 2013
During his working visit to Japan, Seychelles President Michel met with the Senior Vice President of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Mr. Hideaki Domichi, to discuss ongoing cooperation projects as well as a new fisheries grant proposal.
During … June 7, 2013
The unique concept of My Run card was launched by Reunion Island Tourism in June 2013 offering benefits and discounts for meetings travel on Reunion Island and France. The card is available online and offers discounts for an entire year both in France … June 6, 2013
TUMON, Guam - Calendar year 2012 proved to be a record-breaking year for arrivals to Guam. The island welcomed over 1.3 million visitors, a level not seen since the mid to late 1990s. Out of the total arrivals last year, 182,829 came from Korea, one of … June 6, 2013
YARDLEY, Pennsylvania - Global Traveler’s annual online charity travel auction raised an impressive US$95,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For the third consecutive year, the auction directly benefitted The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s … June 6, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - UAE-based hospitality firm, TI’ME Hotels Management, has proved its commitment to sustainable practices with now its second Dubai property, the Time Grand Plaza Hotel, achieving Green Globe certification.
“Following extensive … June 6, 2013
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has assembled a list of hotels in Taipei that are offering special deals during the annual Dragon Boat Festival, one of the most colorful … June 6, 2013
LEXINGTON, Kentucky & PORTLAND, Oregon - NTA and the World Food Travel Association have signed a partnership agreement that brings together the WFTA’s global food tourism community with NTA’s packaged travel resources and membership.
WFTA … June 6, 2013
If you are leaving it a bit late to plan your summer holiday, don’t worry as Centara Hotels & Resorts has special last-minute seasonal rates available throughout Thailand and in overseas destinations for all room categories, with breakfast included. … June 5, 2013
Seychelles participated in the 26th Korea World Travel Fair, also known as KOTFA, from May 30 to June 2, 2013, with the Regional Manager of the Seychelles Tourist Office, Korea, Ms. Julie Kim; the Seychelles Honorary Consul General, Mr. Dong Chang Jeong; … June 5, 2013
Jerome and Stephane Lebon Lenormand, two students at CAP Centhor, won the ANPCR Trophy (National Association of Teachers of Kitchens and Restaurants) 2013. The event took place in Nimes on Reunion Island at the end of last April.
Both CAP students … June 5, 2013
President James Michel of the Seychelles, who holds the portfolio for hydrocarbons, has announced that Seychelles and Japan will be concluding an agreement in the near future for a joint oil exploration program in the Seychelles Exclusive Economic Zone. … June 5, 2013
The 10th edition of the festival Chouchou will take place in Darling located in Chouchou in Hell-Bourg, Salazie, on Reunion Island will take place this year from from Friday-Sunday, June 7-9. Activities and fun times include straw braiding, Darling cakes, … June 5, 2013
The Seychelles tourism private sector will soon get a boost in their development with new funding options. An invitation has been extended to the “Agence Francaise de Developpement" (AFD) by Seychelles Tourism & Culture Minister Alain St.Ange who … June 5, 2013
Every day, Cyril Hanouna and columnists land on D8 in an uninhibited comedy show on TV, Do Not Touch My Computer. On Monday, June 3, the former Miss France, Valerie Begue, was the guest of the show and was an opportunity for her to get back on his adventure … June 5, 2013
The Miss Reunion franchise has selected Seychelles for its promotional shoot and video production which will be held in June 2014. This was announced following a meeting between Seychelles Minister for Tourism & Culture Alain St.Ange and Mr. Aziz … June 5, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - A total of 22 properties operated by Thailand’s leading hotel company Centara Hotels & Resorts have been awarded the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The newly-released certification, which is based on ratings posted … June 4, 2013
The opulent, five-star Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg is the preferred hotel in the city for international celebrities. Recently, the hotel welcomed a very special guest, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winning musician, Marky Ramone, drummer of the … June 4, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Good news for those seeking access to hotels and resorts, attractions, cruise ships, and meeting facilities that meet the highest level of sustainable management and operation: Green Globe Certification recently updated their … June 4, 2013
Stretch out and relax: if you’ll be changing planes in Frankfurt, you can now take advantage of a feel-good rest area in the new A-Plus pier. A cozy lounge ambiance is evoked by a hardwood floor, plants, and warm light. Kick back and sink into comfy, … June 4, 2013
This morning, the head of the shelter of the Cave Dufour on Reunion Island woke up in a beautiful setting. It snowed at the top of Piton des Neiges, which means snow mountain, something that has not happened for six years.
The Piton des Neiges, a … June 4, 2013