World Travel Awards™ (WTA) unveils its Europe Nominees for 2013 as voting opens for the European Awards which is set to become the hottest ticket on the agenda in this busy tourism region.
World Travel Awards is celebrating a landmark 20th year as … April 10, 2013
The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture has gained the support of the Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development (BADEA) to work together to attract investors for listed tourism projects.
This declaration followed a presentation … April 10, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Cense by Spa Cenvaree, the spa brand recently launched by Centara Hotels & Resorts for people in need of spa treatments but who may not have the time to spare for long treatment programs, has opened its first stand-alone branch.
Located … April 10, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces certification of Time Oak Hotel & Suites in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). TIME Hotels recognizes the importance of sustainable tourism, and over the past few years policies and initiatives aiming … April 10, 2013
The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Republic of Indonesia will support Indonesia's first comprehensive B2B travel event - SATTE Indonesia 2013 to be held in Bali at the Bali International Convention Centre from June 12-14, 2013. The Ministry … April 9, 2013
Golf travelers from around the world have been reading for a few years about what the Seychelles offers to golfers. Although Seychelles is a long-haul tourism destination, its appeal as a golf destination is today known as never before, and the word is … April 9, 2013
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, met with the new Executive Secretary of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), Mr. Rondoph Payet, at State House this morning. Mr. Payet was accompanied by the outgoing Executive Secretary, Alejandro Anganuzzi. … April 9, 2013
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“The private and public sector must come together and focus on long-term strategies, infrastructure, and initiatives, not just short-term goals, to ensure that our industry is ahead of the growth … April 9, 2013
Addressing international delegates on the first day of the 13th annual World travel & Tourism Council Global Summit, hosted by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and Etihad Airways, former US President Bill Clinton put the ball … April 9, 2013
Michael Frenzel, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of TUI Deutschland GmbH and TUIfly GmbH and Chairman of the World Travel & Tourism Council, declared the WTTC’s 13th Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Abu Dhabi open.
Here is his opening … April 9, 2013
David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), is calling on the global Travel & Tourism industry “to grasp the mantle of leadership in order to influence.”
In his opening speech at the WTTC 13th Global … April 9, 2013
Increasing Chinese incomes plus growing Internet bookings equals an expected 15 percent growth of China outbound travelers from 2012-2017 in Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). This exclusive research was unveiled today (April 8) at the World Travel Market … April 8, 2013
The first International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM) Africa [ www.iltm.net/africa ] opened today at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town with an Opening Forum that focused on the evolution and issues facing the luxury travel market for Sub-Saharan … April 8, 2013
Seychelles, positioning as a relevant tourism destination in La Reunion, has forged through an aggressive publicity campaign to raise the archipelago’s visibility on the sister island.
Journalists and producers from La Reunion flew to the Seychelles … April 8, 2013
Following information that three Seychellois nationals convicted on charges of drug trafficking in Egypt yesterday have been sentenced to death by execution, the government of Seychelles has appealed to the government of Egypt to commute their sentences … April 8, 2013
Seychelles’ first Arts Fair has been crowned a real success. The Arts Fair was officially opened on April 5, 2013 on the grounds of the National Cultural Centre, and it was set to build momentum for artists from the Seychelles visual arts to have greater … April 8, 2013
Following the passing away of the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Baroness Margaret Thatcher earlier today, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the government and people of the United Kingdom.
In … April 8, 2013
The Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), H.E. Abdelaziz Khelef, is currently in Seychelles on a 4-day official visit.
BADEA is a financial institution owned by eighteen Arab country members of the League of … April 8, 2013
Seychelles’ success of the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Island’s “Carnaval International de Victoria” was closely watched by many of its international partners. Today it is accepted that the word-of-mouth and the huge press coverage surrounding … April 7, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, answered questions from the European press on his participation at the third World Tourism Forum Lucerne [ http://wtflucerne.org/ ] which will be taking place from April 17-19, … April 7, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced today that Futureshift, a New York-based marketing consulting firm, has joined the coalition as a new member.
Futureshift … April 5, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts is expanding its presence in Southern Thailand with the acquisition of the management contract for Khao Lak Seaview Resort & Spa, which will be renamed Centara Seaview Resort Khao Lak this summer.
The … April 5, 2013
Mr. Louis D'Offay, the long-standing Chairman of the SHTA (Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association) met on Thursday, March 28, with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture. The meeting is part of the association's … April 5, 2013
Corinthia Hotels announces that its flagship Corinthia Hotel London has received the “Best of the Best” award in the new hotels category from Robb Report magazine. The award was presented in New York to Matthew Dixon, General Manager, Corinthia Hotel … April 5, 2013
In the presence of the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today agreed to launch a new public awareness campaign, calling on tourists to help reduce demand … April 5, 2013
While serious music aficionados descend on Cape Town this weekend for one of the city’s most illustrious annual events, the team from Joburg Tourism will be there to promote Joburg’s diverse appeal, signature events, and collaborative marketing opportunities … April 5, 2013
HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - At the 50th Annual Congress of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IH&RA) held in Istanbul, Turkey, outgoing President Ghassan Aidi inducted Professor Geoffrey … April 5, 2013
China’s expenditure on travel abroad reached US$102 billion in 2012, making it the first tourism source market in the world in terms of spending. Other emerging markets as well as most traditional tourism source markets also showed positive results … April 5, 2013
The ACC Airport Conference Center at Frankfurt Airport has launched a new information brochure with the aim of offering customers – as the brochure’s title indicates – a range of “new perspectives.” The brochure provides an ideal overview of … April 5, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Movenpick Hotel Hamburg in Germany. This trendy and modern property identifies and promotes sustainable strategies, and has demonstrated corporate social responsibility for the past … April 5, 2013