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3 good reasons why you should travel to Majorca now

3 good reasons why you should travel to Majorca now

As the saying tells: there is always a reason to travel to Majorca, but now there are three more convincing reasons! The first one is obvious: the inrush of summer tourists is long gone and guests can experience the true and authentic Majorca, especially … November 20, 2015
Viceroy Bali – In the valley of love

Viceroy Bali – In the valley of love

Only five minutes from Ubud, the cultural center of Bali, lovers will find a romantic place to relax and to be in intimate togetherness on cloud nine. Recently, the family owned resort got awarded as the “Best Boutique Hotel in Asia”, “Best Honeymoon … December 11, 2014
Centara wins energy conservation award

Centara wins energy conservation award

Shown in photo: Martin Heiniger (right), General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui congratulates Pairoj Nawan (left), Chief Engineer, upon Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui receiving an award from the Energy Service Companies (ESCO) Project Award … March 14, 2011
2010 UN NGO Peace Award finalist offers a life changing experience for the holiday season

2010 UN NGO Peace Award finalist offers a life changing experience for the holiday season

Relief Riders International (RRI), an adventure travel company that leads relief missions on horseback through the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, India, has made the top 10 list of finalists for the 2010 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards. The award … September 14, 2010
Seychelles scores high in Conde Nast Readers’ travel awards 2010

Seychelles scores high in Conde Nast Readers’ travel awards 2010

SEYCHELLES - In the accommodation section for overseas leisure hotels, Remote Jack's Camp in Botswana has been voted the favorite hotel in the Middle East, Africa & the Indian Ocean islands category. Conde Nast brought out that the readers gave it so … September 13, 2010
AlamKulKul Boutique Resort wins the gold for going green

AlamKulKul Boutique Resort wins the gold for going green

This year, AlamKulKul Boutique Resort will be taking home the gold in recognition of its outstanding green efforts. The resort will claim its PATA Grand Award in the environment category at the Travel Mart awards ceremony on September 17 at the Venetian … August 1, 2010
SCTA gets the Best Video Award for

SCTA gets the Best Video Award for "Imagine"

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) bagged the Excellence Award for its short film (Imagine) during Egypt's International Oscar Video Film Festival. The festival was held and organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture in Alexandria, … August 1, 2010
Boutique and Lifestyle Lodging Association taking award applications

Boutique and Lifestyle Lodging Association taking award applications

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) and Hospitality Design Magazine are excited to announce the world’s 1st “Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards” to be presented at the HD Boutique Show, September 15, 2010 in … July 29, 2010
Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg receives prestigious award

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg receives prestigious award

The newly-extended and refurbished five-star Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg has been selected by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) to receive the prestigious "Five Star Diamond Award" as one of the finest hotels in its category and … June 22, 2010
Award winning Code of Conduct members Carlson, Kuoni and Accor

Award winning Code of Conduct members Carlson, Kuoni and Accor

The international Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct organization is honored to extend congratulations to three of its leading members - Carlson, Kuoni and Accor - for winning sustainability awards for their social responsibility initiatives including … June 1, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities receives best electronic portal

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities receives best electronic portal

The Middle East Excellence Awards Institute granted the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) the award of the best electronic portal in the field of knowledge and information. His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, … June 1, 2010
President of Skal International wins

President of Skal International wins "academy" award

The president of Skål International, Nik Racic, received an IMEX "academy" award for Europe on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. The award was presented to Nik by IMEX group cvhairman Ray Bloom during the IMEX Gala Dinner. In announcing the award, IMEX managing … May 31, 2010
Conde Nast Johansens launches its most excellent MICE Award 2011 in association with Corinthia Hotels

Conde Nast Johansens launches its most excellent MICE Award 2011 in association with Corinthia Hotels

Condé Nast Johansens is delighted to announce the inaugural Most Excellent MICE Award 2011, in association with Corinthia Hotels. The award will be presented at the Condé Nast Johansens Annual Awards for Excellence held at The May Fair Hotel in London … May 28, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities president announces the launch of Souk Okaz award for handicrafts

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities president announces the launch of Souk Okaz award for handicrafts

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), has recently announced the launch of the “Souk Okaz" award for handicrafts, in Riyadh. Emphasizing the importance of the … April 7, 2010
Hawaii Small Business Administration selects PRTech as Exporter of the Year

Hawaii Small Business Administration selects PRTech as Exporter of the Year

HONOLULU, HI – The Hawaii SBA (Small Business Administration) has selected PRTech LLC, a Honolulu-based, multilingual marketing firm and software/website developer specializing in increasing clients’ Asian traveler market share, as the 2010 US Small … April 7, 2010
Top international award for young Corinthia Hotels manager

Top international award for young Corinthia Hotels manager

Thirty-three-year-old Maltese national, Roderick Micallef, acting general manager and director of finance at the CHI Hotels & Resorts (CHI) operated five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Portugal, was proclaimed winner of the prestigious International Hotel … March 22, 2010
AMAWATERWAYS wins Reader’s Choice Award for Best River Cruise Line

AMAWATERWAYS wins Reader’s Choice Award for Best River Cruise Line

Readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine have voted AMAWATERWAYS (AMA) “Best River Cruise” in its 11th Annual 2009 Readers' Choice Awards survey. The awards are based on thousands of entries from the magazine’s readers who vote online and via paper ballots. … November 24, 2009
U. Gary Charlwood awarded travel industry's top honor

U. Gary Charlwood awarded travel industry's top honor

Founder of Uniglobe Travel International and franchising legend, U. Gary Charlwood www.ugarycharlwood.com, has been named to the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Hall of Fame. ASTA www.asta.org, the world’s largest association of travel … September 14, 2009
Professor Cathy Hsu of PolyU honored with John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement Award

Professor Cathy Hsu of PolyU honored with John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement Award

Professor Cathy Hsu, associate director and professor of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), was recently honored by the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education … August 6, 2009
Saudi Tourism Contact Center wins the Best Performance Award in the Middle East

Saudi Tourism Contact Center wins the Best Performance Award in the Middle East

The Tourism Contact Center at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) received the Award for Best Tourism Communication Center Performance in the Middle East in 2009. The award was granted by Insights International Organization for the … June 30, 2009
IMEX shortlisted for the AEO Sustainable Initiative of the Year Award 2009

IMEX shortlisted for the AEO Sustainable Initiative of the Year Award 2009

The environmental record of IMEX, the worldwide exhibition for the incentive travel, meetings, and events industry, was recognized by the Association of Event Organizers (AEO) in London on Friday (June 19) when it was highly commended by the trade body … June 22, 2009
IMEX 2009 award winners announced

IMEX 2009 award winners announced

IMEX’s choice of industry high achievers and "most admired" colleagues met with rapturous applause last night as a series of Academy Awards, the JMIC Unity Award and the MPI Foundation Student Scholarship Award, were presented to winners at the IMEX … May 28, 2009

International silver distinction for PAP Corp at ITB 2009

PAP Corp. came back from the International Tourist Film and Media competition "Golden City Gate" that was carried out for the 8th continuous year in Berlin during the International Tourism Fair (ITB) with the silver award for its website www.papcorp.com … April 1, 2009

Au Pair of the Year awarded at City Hall in Vienna

VIENNA, Austria - The International Au Pair Association has announced the winner of the Au Pair of the Year - 24-year old, Ricardo Silva de Araujo of Brazil. He was placed with a family in the United States. Now in its sixth year, the annual award … March 30, 2009
Andrew faces up to PATA award

Andrew faces up to PATA award

Andrew Nihopara is the 2009 PATA Face of the Future. Andrew, marketing manager for the South Pacific Tourism Organization based in Suva, Fiji Islands, leads a team that embraces 13 national tourism offices in the South Pacific. His role includes managing … March 11, 2009
Hawaii Ecotourism Association announces 2009 Ecotour Operator of the year

Hawaii Ecotourism Association announces 2009 Ecotour Operator of the year

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawaii Ecotourism Association (HEA), an association of conscientious tour operators and responsible travel supporters, today announced Hawaiian Sailing Canoe as 2009’s Ecotour Operator of the year award winner. Each year, HEA … February 18, 2009
12 companies and organizations honored with sustainable tourism accolade

12 companies and organizations honored with sustainable tourism accolade

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the 12 finalists for the 2009 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Under WTTC’s stewardship since 2003, the prestigious awards recognize best practices in sustainable tourism in four different categories – … February 14, 2009
Le Meridien Angkor selected “the best hotel” in Asia division for 2007 by Jalpak

Le Meridien Angkor selected “the best hotel” in Asia division for 2007 by Jalpak

SIEM REAP, Cambodia – Le Méridien Angkor has been voted ‘Asia’s Best Hotel’ by Jalpak’s passengers traveling throughout Asia during April 2007 to March 2008. Mr. Gregory Anderson, general manager, said: “We are delighted! Our team will … December 15, 2008
WTM chief wins Shine Award

WTM chief wins Shine Award

Fiona Jeffery, chairman of World Travel Market, has won the prestigious Shine Women of the Year 2008 - Leadership Award. She was presented with the honor for leading World Travel Market over nearly 20 years, developing the event into a world-class … December 2, 2008
Skal world president receives special award

Skal world president receives special award

The 11th Annual Skålite "Quality in Tourism" Awards were presented by the President of Skål International Istanbul, Kemal Ozyigit in the presence of the Deputy Governor of Istanbul, Director of Promotions of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, along … October 27, 2008
Regal Airport Hotel wins three global recognition awards in 2008

Regal Airport Hotel wins three global recognition awards in 2008

Regal Airport Hotel has once again been awarded the “The Best Airport Hotel 2008 in Asia-Pacific” in the TTG Travel Awards 2008, organized by TTG Asia Media Pte, Ltd. It is the fourth consecutive year that the hotel has been honored by such recognition … October 15, 2008
Centara Hotels & Resorts wins “Best Local Hotel Chain” award for second successive year at 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008

Centara Hotels & Resorts wins “Best Local Hotel Chain” award for second successive year at 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008

Centara Hotels & Resorts has won the Best Local Hotel Chain Award at the 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008, organized by Mr. Darren Ng, managing director of TTG Asia Magazine, on October 9, 2008 at a ceremony held at World Ballroom of Centara Grand & Bangkok … October 13, 2008
Excellent award for Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa!

Excellent award for Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa!

Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa has won a prestigious Award of Excellence in the Thailand Tourism Awards 2008. The resort was one of just 7 hotels to win this accolade out of the 26 possible accommodation categories under scrutiny in this year’s awards. … October 3, 2008
Harbour Plaza Hong Kong awarded “Best Independent Hotel” by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008

Harbour Plaza Hong Kong awarded “Best Independent Hotel” by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008

HONG KONG – Harbour Plaza Hong Kong is pleased to announce that it has won the “Best Independent Hotel” award by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008, held at the Marriott Hotel in Singapore on July 17, 2008. The TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry … October 2, 2008
Klong Rua Village Environmental Education Program wins 2008 PATA Gold Award

Klong Rua Village Environmental Education Program wins 2008 PATA Gold Award

The Klong Rua Village Environmental Education Program is a winner of the PATA Gold Awards 2008 in the Environment Award Category. Klong Rua Village is located in the remote forested areas of Ranong Province in Southern Thailand. Set amidst the lush … September 22, 2008
TAT receives award at India Travel Mart

TAT receives award at India Travel Mart

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was awarded "Best Outbound Destination Awareness Display" at the India Travel Mart (ITM) held in Jaipur from September 5-7, 2008. India Travel Mart brought together travel professionals to facilitate the trade … September 19, 2008
Kathy Sudeikis, CTC, named ASTA Travel Agent of the Year

Kathy Sudeikis, CTC, named ASTA Travel Agent of the Year

ORLANDO, FL (September 8, 2008) - Kathryn W. Sudeikis, CTC, vice president of corporate relations for All About Travel in Mission, Kansas, was honored today with ASTA's 2008 Travel Agent of the Year Award, during its annual meeting at THETRADESHOW in … September 8, 2008
Starwood’s Chris Austin receives ASTA’s Allied Member of the Year Award

Starwood’s Chris Austin receives ASTA’s Allied Member of the Year Award

ORLANDO, FL (September 8, 2008) - During its annual meeting today, ASTA presented the Allied Member of the Year Award to Chris Austin, vice president of global customer partnerships/leisure and luxury sales for Starwood Hotels Resorts Worldwide, Inc., … September 8, 2008
ASTA Lifetime Achievement Award to Tom Conlin

ASTA Lifetime Achievement Award to Tom Conlin

ORLANDO, FL (September 8, 2008) - Today, at ASTA's annual meeting held at THETRADESHOW in Orlando, Tom Conlin, founder of Conlin Travel (Ann Arbor, Mich.) was given the Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the highest honors that ASTA presents to individuals. … September 8, 2008
Fred Miller, CTC, receives ASTA Lifetime Achievement Award

Fred Miller, CTC, receives ASTA Lifetime Achievement Award

ORLANDO, FL (September 8, 2008) - Fred Miller, CTC, former vice president of travel industry relations for Marriott International, was awarded with ASTA's Lifetime Award today. The award was presented at ASTA's annual meeting at THETRADESHOW in Orlando … September 8, 2008
Edmonton International Airport wins top honors at prestigious 2008 Airports Council International North American Marketing Awards

Edmonton International Airport wins top honors at prestigious 2008 Airports Council International North American Marketing Awards

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) has announced the winners of its 2008 Excellence in Marketing and Communications Contest. Donovan Creative Communications (DCC) is pleased to announce that client Edmonton International Airport (EIA) … September 4, 2008
WTTC calls for entries for top sustainable tourism award

WTTC calls for entries for top sustainable tourism award

LONDON, UK (September 1, 2008) - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) - the business leaders' forum for the Travel & Tourism industry - today announced its call for entries for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, WTTC's sustainable tourism accolade, … September 1, 2008
Centara Hotels and Resorts receives prestigious industry award

Centara Hotels and Resorts receives prestigious industry award

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group, is proud to announce that its first managed property in Thailand – the Centara Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai – has been awarded a Gold Award of Excellence from AWD – Asia Web Direct. The … August 26, 2008
ITB Berlin 2009 supports and presents TO DO Award 2008

ITB Berlin 2009 supports and presents TO DO Award 2008

The Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung (Institute for Tourism and Development) is now accepting applications for the international competitions “TO DO! Contest on Socially Responsible Tourism” (deadline August 31, 2008) and the “TOURA D'OR … July 21, 2008



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