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ATM 25th anniversary show draws 39,000 travel trade professionals to Dubai

May 21, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

This year’s Arabian Travel Market, the leading global event for the Middle East inbound and outbound travel industry, celebrated its 25th anniversary in style with 39,000 travel, hospitality and tourism professionals from across the world, with previous records being broken across the board by the time the four-day show closed on 25 April 2018. For • Read More »

Uniglobe Travel: Design Factory Travel is a new Travel Global Network member

May 17, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

UNIGLOBE Travel is pleased to announce that Design Factory Travel (DFT), headquartered in Spain, has just joined the UNIGLOBE Global Network. DFT specializes in both corporate and leisure events. DFT’s services combine customized tours and events with scalable pricing to ensure that each program fits DFT’s customers’ desired outcome. Cruise handling, congress services and research, • Read More »

Four Seasons Hotel Doha awarded first green certification

May 17, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Palatial Arabic luxury – right on the sea, in the heart of the city – Four Seasons Hotel Doha is both a stylish business hotel with all modern conveniences and a beachfront resort offering luxurious relaxing experiences. Green Globe congratulates the Four Seasons Hotel Doha on its very first certification. The five-star hotel has developed • Read More »

Countdown has begun! Fourth edition of Seychelles Regatta sailing competition kicks off May 27

May 17, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles is set to welcome yet another sporting event in 2018. The island nation will be hosting a high-level sailing competition, only a week after it becomes the first African host of the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series, this weekend. Preparations are being finalized for the fourth edition of the Seychelles Regatta – sailing competition, • Read More »

Isle of MTV Malta 2018: Final lineup announced for summer music festival

May 17, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

MTV’s annual open-air summer music festival – Isle of MTV Malta – is back, and this year’s artist line-up has been confirmed. This event will bring together massive stars such as Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld and Sigala, featuring live vocals from Paloma Faith and Ella Eyre, with headliners DJ Duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike. • Read More »

CHIC by Royalton Punta Cana: Outstanding performance in the Caribbean

May 16, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

CHIC by Royalton Punta Cana offers an Adults Only All Exclusive experience where guests can enjoy an elegant yet relaxed resort ambiance on the golden sands of Punta Cana’s coveted Uvero Alto Beach. Green Globe recently recertified CHIC by Royalton Punta Cana for the third consecutive year awarding the property an outstanding compliance score of • Read More »

African Tourism Board: The newest and fast growing initiative for Africa Travel and Tourism

May 16, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: African Tourism Board, Feature Releases.

The African Tourism Board is a public-private partnership with one strong message. This message is to tell the world that Africa Tourism is becoming one destination and is wide open for business. Africa is a safe continent and welcomes tourists, investments, and partnership with open arms. Africa Tourism Board is also welcoming tourism leaders from around • Read More »

Africa Business Tourism and MICE Masterclass: Featuring industry expert faculty

May 15, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: African Tourism Board, Feature Releases.

With the cooperation of the newly-formed African Tourism Board www.africantourismboard.com and as part of the push to grow business tourism and MICE across Africa, industry professionals and public-sector tourism officials will be attending a three-day Africa Business Tourism and MICE Masterclass in Johannesburg, South Africa, from June 13-15, 2018. This is an innovative Continuing Professional • Read More »

Fraport Traffic Figures – April 2018: Strong Growth Continues

May 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Fraport In April 2018, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed some 5.7 million passengers – an increase of 5.8 percent. Without strike and weather-related flight cancellations, passenger numbers at FRA would have risen by 7.2 percent. During the January-to-April period, FRA achieved accumulated growth of 8.7 percent. European traffic (up 10.8 percent) continued to be the driver • Read More »

Corinthia Hotels announces appointment of Rebecca Barrie, Senior Director – Marketing

May 14, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases, Press Releases.

To further enhance its focus on brand, Corinthia Hotels has appointed Rebecca Barrie to the newly created role of Senior Director – Marketing. Based in London, Rebecca’s remit covers the marketing of the Corinthia brand, the performance and management of the company’s website, Corinthia.com, all customer relationship marketing (CRM) and communications. She will report to • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel London unveils Garden Lounge transformation in celebration of London Craft Week

May 11, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases, Press Releases.

Corinthia Hotel London unveils the transformation of the Garden Lounge into a magical, scented secret garden, by two-Royal Warranted floral alchemists, Shane Connolly & Co. in celebration of London Craft Week. Shane Connolly and Co. has created a growing installation in the Garden Lounge of the Hotel for the duration of May where guests can • Read More »

American company, Rozzi Fireworks, wins first place at Malta’s International Fireworks Festival

May 10, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

For the first time ever, an American based company, Rozzi Fireworks from Cincinnati, Ohio, has won first place at the Malta International Fireworks Festival. The 17th edition of the Festival ended with a spectacular show at the Grand Harbor, Valletta, on Monday, April 30, which followed previous nights in Gozo and Marsaxlokk. Rossi Fireworks, a • Read More »

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

May 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, the largest expo in LGBT tourism in the world. The convention is a 4-day event, which takes place in Toronto, Canada. Going on its 35th year, the conference will link travel wholesalers and buyers that • Read More »

Gloria Hotel Dubai: A sustainable & environmental journey

May 9, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Gloria Hotel in Dubai is a destination in itself, offering state-of-the-art meeting and event venues, spacious suites, a tranquil spa and advanced fitness area and an array of dining outlets and lounge with stunning city and sea views. Green Globe recently recertified Gloria Hotel for the third consecutive year. Gloria Hotel scored 78% after an • Read More »

PACTO at IMEX: Why Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) in Indonesia are for PACTO?

May 9, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Pacto Convex from Indonesia will present at the international trade fair IMEX in Frankfurt 2018 from 15th to 17th May. PACTO is one of the longest and best-known and established event organizer and inbound operator for Indonesia. As a Professional Organizer for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) to international associations and influential meeting planners around • Read More »

Fraport Group Interim Release – First Quarter 2018: New Business Year Starts Off Successfully

May 9, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Fraport Group saw revenue and earnings figures increase significantly during the first quarter of business year 2018 (ending March 31). Supported by strong passenger growth at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and most of the airports in Fraport’s international portfolio, Group revenue advanced by 15.0 percent to €681.7 million. Major revenue contributions came from Fraport Greece • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board teams up to offer destination training in Ireland

May 4, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

A group of 20 tour operators and travel agents in Ireland now have a broader knowledge of the Seychelles islands and its products, which will allow them to better sell the destination. The group recently attended a destination training organized by the Seychelles Tourism Board’s UK office. The training in the form of an evening • Read More »

Seychelles ensures it remains visible on African continent through 4th participation in WTM Africa

May 3, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is exhibiting at the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa, as it continues to ensure the island destination remains relevant and grows its share of the African tourism market, amidst growing competition. The 2018 edition of WTM Africa being held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, opened on Wednesday April • Read More »

Fraport Sets Group-Wide Climate Protection Goals: Further Significant Reduction of CO2 Emissions by 2030

May 3, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Fraport AG is establishing new climate protection targets aimed at further reducing CO2 emissions not only for Frankfurt Airport but also across the entire Group. The goal is to lower CO2 emissions at Fraport’s fully-consolidated Group companies by nearly half to about 125,000 metric tons of CO2 by 2030. The corresponding emissions in 2017 amounted • Read More »

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewal for 3 hotels

May 1, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Tourism Department has renewed the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) certification of 3 hotels – Cote d’Or Footprints and Constance Lemuria on Praslin and the Four Season Resort Seychelles at Baie Lazare. The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, presented the SSTL certificates to the representatives of the 3 hotels • Read More »

Strategies for more action-oriented multi-sectoral committee addressing tourism-related issues

May 1, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, chaired the second multi-sectoral meeting for 2018. This was held last Friday, at the STC Conference Room. The multi-sectoral meeting brings together government officials and representatives of the private sector. The platform allows for a review of the tourism industry’s performance, while also giving • Read More »