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Let’s MICE: Lobster expanded its portfolio to the line of business MICE - Dominique Liggins is responsible for the strategic development

Let’s MICE: Lobster expanded its portfolio to the line of business MICE - Dominique Liggins is responsible for the strategic development

Lobster Experience has expanded its portfolio by a new department: Lobster Collection MICE. The goal of the young department is to build a platform for the German-speaking market where event planners as well as suppliers, tourist boards and brand ambassadors … October 12, 2015
Centara strengthens Southern Thailand sales network

Centara strengthens Southern Thailand sales network

Centara Hotels & Resorts has increased the size of the sales and marketing team at its Phuket regional sales office in order to strengthen marketing activities for the South of Thailand. The regional sales office, which is located in Centara Grand … August 20, 2012
Launch of Little Lobster powered by Lobster Experience

Launch of Little Lobster powered by Lobster Experience

It is our pleasure to announce the launch of Little Lobster as well as our Little Lobster website. Little Lobster is a marketing company for exquisite exclusive small hotel jewels and luxury tourism products worldwide and is a subsidiary company of … March 16, 2011
Changes at Seychelles UK Tourist Office

Changes at Seychelles UK Tourist Office

The Seychelles Tourist Office reopened its UK operations in June 2009 after having closed its London Office for a period of time. Fiona Lane was appointed to reestablish the Seychelles Office and help reposition the tropical islands in one of its main … February 11, 2011
Air France renews joint agreement with Seychelles Tourism Board

Air France renews joint agreement with Seychelles Tourism Board

The Seychelles Tourism Board and French national airline, Air France, have renewed their partnership agreement on September 23 during the IFTM Exhibition–Top Résa that was held in Paris from September 21-24, 2010. This agreement seeks to bring greater … September 27, 2010
Routes and OAG proudly announce 2010 World Routes Airport Marketing Awards

Routes and OAG proudly announce 2010 World Routes Airport Marketing Awards

VANCOUVER, Canada - Winners of the 2010 World Routes Airport Marketing Awards were formally announced yesterday at the World Routes Gala Networking Evening at Rogers Arena (formerly known as General Motors Place), Vancouver, Canada. The awards included … September 21, 2010
CHI Hotels and Resorts appoints Brian Pratt to head its online marketing and IT division

CHI Hotels and Resorts appoints Brian Pratt to head its online marketing and IT division

Multi-brand hotel operator CHI Hotels & Resorts (CHI) announced the appointment of leading marketing and IT expert Brian Pratt as its senior vice president for distribution, loyalty programs, partnerships, and management information systems, based … September 13, 2010
Marketing plan for tourism destinations of the Indian Ocean islands

Marketing plan for tourism destinations of the Indian Ocean islands

Directors of various tourism boards of the Indian Ocean islands have attended a meeting held on August 4 on Reunion Island, in order to develop a marketing plan for the region’s tourism industry. Present at the meeting were, Alain St.Ange from Seychelles, … August 9, 2010
Largest ever gay marketing survey unveiled at WTM 2010

Largest ever gay marketing survey unveiled at WTM 2010

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, will unveil results from the largest ever international survey into the travel and leisure patterns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community at WTM 2010. Analysis … July 29, 2010
Anantara expands sales and marketing team due to rapid growth plans

Anantara expands sales and marketing team due to rapid growth plans

To facilitate greater worldwide exposure, Anantara has enhanced its sales force in line with an overall plan to grow its global reach of hotels, resorts, and spas over the next five years. Anantara’s newly-restructured sales and marketing team take … July 12, 2010
MMG Worldwide launches Long Live Life

MMG Worldwide launches Long Live Life

KANSAS CITY, MO - MMG Worldwide, a marketing communications firm specializing in the travel and hospitality industries, announced that it launched its first campaign for the Barbados Tourism Authority. The campaign is called “Long Live Life” – a … June 1, 2010
The Tourism Board rolls out its Seven Wonders of the Seychelles

The Tourism Board rolls out its Seven Wonders of the Seychelles

Following hard on the heels of its successful "From the Big Five to the Best Five" campaign, the Seychelles Tourism Board is moving to consolidate increasing public awareness of its unique selling propositions with a new campaign due to be rolled out … May 25, 2010
Seychelles’ cultural tourism makes its mark in South Africa

Seychelles’ cultural tourism makes its mark in South Africa

South Africans recently had a feel of Seychelles’ flamboyant culture during a successful marketing promotion at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town. This promotional activity was initiated by the Canal Walk Shopping Centre, together with the … May 24, 2010

Dragon Trail Wins 2010 CTW Chinese Tourists Welcoming Award in the Product Innovation Category

MARKETING TO CHINESE CONSUMERS BEIJING, China – For the seventh time, the “CTW Chinese Tourists Welcoming Award” winners, determined by an international jury of experts from inside and outside China, were presented with the awards during the … May 21, 2010
Best European Airports crowned at Third Regional Heat of the Routes Airport Marketing Awards

Best European Airports crowned at Third Regional Heat of the Routes Airport Marketing Awards

TOULOUSE, France - Hamburg Airport was declared the overall winner in the third regional heat of the internationally-accredited Routes Airport Marketing Awards held in Toulouse last night. The awards were presented at the gala dinner of the 5th Routes … May 11, 2010
IMEX America announced as new DMAI Alliance Partner

IMEX America announced as new DMAI Alliance Partner

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has announced that IMEX America is to become its newest Alliance Partner. The new role will further strengthen already strong links between the two global organizations that date back eight years … May 4, 2010
PCMA and IMEX America announce new partnership

PCMA and IMEX America announce new partnership

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and IMEX America have entered into a new Industry Partnership agreement that will see the two organizations collaborating on a range of marketing and educational initiatives, including the co-location … April 19, 2010
India remains a promising country for Seychelles

India remains a promising country for Seychelles

The Seychelles delegation on a working visit to India last week has confirmed that India remains a potential country for the Seychelles Tourism Industry. Alain St. Ange, the island’s director of tourism marketing, accompanied by Myrna Michel, the board’s … April 15, 2010
Best airports crowned at the first 2010 regional heat of the Routes Airport Marketing Awards

Best airports crowned at the first 2010 regional heat of the Routes Airport Marketing Awards

Routes on Monday celebrated the first regional heat of this year’s Airport Marketing Awards and announced the winners for the Americas region. The trophies were presented at the prestigious gala dinner of the 3rd Routes Americas – the only network … February 17, 2010
Qatar Tourism Authority hosts UNWTO session on tourism marketing planning

Qatar Tourism Authority hosts UNWTO session on tourism marketing planning

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will host a training workshop on tourism marketing planning from January 26 to 28, 2010 at the Millennium Hotel in Doha. The workshop is organized in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The objective … January 17, 2010
Marketing has changed and the tourism industry needs to embrace new ways

Marketing has changed and the tourism industry needs to embrace new ways

Gone are the days when putting an ad in the paper made the phone ring. Marketing has had a huge shift since the Internet became a household research tool. The Internet allows the average Joe to access a library of travel information 24/7 from the comfort … November 24, 2009
Marketing sustainable tourism

Marketing sustainable tourism

World Travel Market is aiming to smash the myth that responsible tourism cannot contribute to the bottom line. A groundbreaking, one-day conference, "The Business Case for Responsible Tourism," will be held on Thursday, November 12 at ExCeL London, … October 1, 2009
Cape Town winter marketing campaign gets results

Cape Town winter marketing campaign gets results

Cape Town’s hospitality industry may have mixed reviews about winter 2009, but Cape Town Tourism has enjoyed positive results from the campaign it conducted on behalf of its members. In a joint marketing partnership with Cape Town Tourism, Thompsons … September 3, 2009
Bid to capitalize on tourism marketing power of Thai cuisine

Bid to capitalize on tourism marketing power of Thai cuisine

Two major events are to be held in Bangkok at the end of September 2009 to capitalize on the global popularity of Thai cuisine, boost exports of Thai agricultural products, and help visitors enjoy a higher quality of culinary experience across the vast … August 22, 2009
Travel communities – a highly-effective way of evaluating holidays

Travel communities – a highly-effective way of evaluating holidays

When making their travel plans, 30.8 million Germans now rely on the Internet as a source of information. Of this figure, around 7 million use travel communities as a basis for making a final decision about their journey. A further 5 million intend to … August 18, 2009
Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is to ask gay and lesbian holidaymakers how they want the travel industry to market to them. The gay and lesbian customer panel forms part of the Gay Marketing Masterclass seminar, … August 13, 2009
Hawaii Tourism Authority hopes to stimulate short-term travel from North America

Hawaii Tourism Authority hopes to stimulate short-term travel from North America

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)’s marketing committee announced today that it has approved US$4.1 million from the marketing opportunity fund that will go to the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau for initiatives that will help … August 6, 2009
Indochina Sails announces new director of marketing

Indochina Sails announces new director of marketing

Indochina Sails announced the appointment of Brenda Ho as director of marketing of premium river vessel RV La Marguerite sailing in the Mekong Delta between Saigon and Siem Reap. Brenda comes to RV La Marguerite with over ten years of airlines, hospitality … July 12, 2009

Great Hotels Organisation launches MICE promotion

Great Hotels Organisation (GHO) www.ghorg.com , a luxury sales and marketing alliance, has announced the launch of a new promotion aimed at the meeting and incentive market, offering added value and exclusive benefits to the MICE buyer. “Great Events, … May 5, 2009
Vertigem azul and Departures & Arrivals

Vertigem azul and Departures & Arrivals

Pursuing new business and partnership opportunities "Vertigem Azul" has appointed "Departures & Arrivals" its official representative in the markets of the United States of America, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. "Departures & Arrivals" will be responsible … April 16, 2009
2Go Media makes a splash at cruise3sixty

2Go Media makes a splash at cruise3sixty

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - 2Go Media, a cutting-edge Internet media provider that specializes in online marketing packages travel businesses, was an exhibitor and speaker at cruise3sixty, which took place April 1-6, 2009 at the Broward Country Convention Center … April 7, 2009
Adventure.travel: get there with confidence – start here

Adventure.travel: get there with confidence – start here

When adventuring on the frontier of the mind, body, and spirit, you must have a reliable guide. Adventure.travel, the hub of physical, cultural and nature-based adventure travel is the traveler’s guide to finding high quality, trusted tour operators … April 7, 2009

Hoteliers go back to basics during economic downturn

Hoteliers are increasingly looking for alternative marketing methods to boost sales during the economic downturn, according to London-based sales and marketing company, Great Hotels Organisation. During this period of financial uncertainty, hoteliers … April 6, 2009
KSU conducts tourism marketing workshop

KSU conducts tourism marketing workshop

King Saud University, represented by the College of Tourism and Archeology and in collaboration with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, conducted a three-day workshop titled, "Tourism Marketing in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Importance … April 5, 2009

Amieira Marina and Departures & Arrivals

Pursuing new business and partnership opportunities, Amieira Marina has appointed Departures & Arrivals as its official representative in the markets of the United States of America, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. Departures & Arrivals will be responsible … April 3, 2009
Across the Wire, a new travel and hospitality marketing and PR firm, launches in Fort Lauderdale

Across the Wire, a new travel and hospitality marketing and PR firm, launches in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Across the WIRE, a new media company specializing in marketing and public relations services for the travel and hospitality industry, was announced today in Fort Lauderdale. With its expertise in brand building, all-inclusive public … April 1, 2009
2Go Media is a hit with the travel agent community

2Go Media is a hit with the travel agent community

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - 2Go Media, a cutting-edge Internet media provider that specializes in online marketing packages for travel businesses, partnered its recent launch with an exhibition at the Home Based Travel Agent Show and Conference. The event took … March 17, 2009
2Go Media introduces revitalization for your online marketing at Chicago Homed Based Travel Agent Show

2Go Media introduces revitalization for your online marketing at Chicago Homed Based Travel Agent Show

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - 2Go Media, a cutting-edge Internet media provider with a strong niche in travel, which specializes in online marketing packages for business and service providers, will be a featured exhibitor at the Chicago Home Based Travel Agent … March 5, 2009
2Go Media to offer the best online marketing solutions for real estate experts

2Go Media to offer the best online marketing solutions for real estate experts

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – 2Go Media, a cutting-edge, Internet-based media provider introduces effective online marketing packages for real estate experts. Designed and managed by a team of Internet, technology, and travel industry professionals, 2Go Media … March 4, 2009
2Go Media introduces the best online marketing investment for travel professionals

2Go Media introduces the best online marketing investment for travel professionals

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – 2Go Media, a cutting-edge, internet-based media provider, introduces an effective online marketing product for travel professionals. Founded by Michael Egan, a travel industry icon, 2Go Media provides online marketing packages … March 2, 2009
Best airports crowned at the first regional heat of the Routes-OAG Airport Marketing Awards

Best airports crowned at the first regional heat of the Routes-OAG Airport Marketing Awards

Routes and OAG (Official Airline Guide) on Monday celebrated the first regional heat of their acclaimed Routes-OAG Airport Marketing Awards and announced the winners for the Americas region. The trophies were presented at the prestigious gala dinner of … February 26, 2009
SCTA board approves joint tourism marketing program

SCTA board approves joint tourism marketing program

The board of directors of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities (SCTA) held their 18th meeting in Riyadh, in which a number of important decisions to reinforce the Kingdom’s tourism industry were taken. The meeting tackled major issues such … December 23, 2008
Uniglobe Travel International announces new director of marketing & communications

Uniglobe Travel International announces new director of marketing & communications

VANCOUVER, BC – Uniglobe Travel International, the global travel agency franchisor, welcomes Sabrina Del Monte to their team in the newly-created role of Director, Marketing & Communications. With diplomas in media communications and marketing … November 18, 2008
Hawaii Tourism Authority seeks new marketing representation in Western Europe

Hawaii Tourism Authority seeks new marketing representation in Western Europe

HONOLULU, HI – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state agency for tourism, has announced that it will terminate its marketing management service contract with Aviareps Mangum effective December 31, 2008. Aviareps Mangum has managed Hawaii Tourism … October 17, 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
Georgia’s Visitor Information Centers win international marketing award

Georgia’s Visitor Information Centers win international marketing award

ATLANTA, GA (September 3, 2008) – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Visitor Information Centers (VICs) were honored with an international marketing award for their Canadian Visitor Recognition program. The National Council of … September 3, 2008
Traveldaily teams up with Web In Travel

Traveldaily teams up with Web In Travel

China, July 30, 2008 - The 2008 China Travel Distribution & Technology Summit, in association with PhoCusWright, has sealed a marketing alliance with WIT-Web In Travel. eTurboNews is a media partner for this event. The 2008 China Travel Distribution … July 30, 2008
EIBTM 2008 Meeting and Incentive Awards recognizing creativity, imagination, innovation, excellence, execution and evaluation

EIBTM 2008 Meeting and Incentive Awards recognizing creativity, imagination, innovation, excellence, execution and evaluation

Whether it’s an event, product launch, conference, incentive program or marketing campaign, now is the time for the industry to showcase their work by entering the prestigious EIBTM 2008 Meeting and Incentive Industry Awards.The Awards, open to in-house … July 16, 2008



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