Archives: Feature Releases

Seychelles Tourism Board hosts successful appreciation evening to recognize trade partners in China

February 5, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Sherin Francis The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hosted its annual appreciation evening for the year 2017, to acknowledge trade partners in China that have been working to promote Seychelles as an ideal travel destination among Chinese travellers. The event was held in Shanghai on January 18, 2018. The Seychelles Tourism Board’s • Read More »

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island opening in March creates media buzz

February 5, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island, due to open to holidaymakers in the first quarter of 2018, is already generating media attention. The new luxury resort, which will feature some 71 lodgings including beach bungalows, villas, suites and private residence villas, has made it to CNN Travel’s ‘Hot new hotels to check into in • Read More »

Tourism EXPO Japan: Important travel event for Japanese inbound market

February 2, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Tourism EXPO Japan is not only an event for sellers to find potential Japanese buyers, but also for buyers from overseas to find niche operators, hotels, and attractions for the important Japanese inbound market. Japan has everything that could delight a traveler from exquisite gastronomy to experiencing culture and traditions, and from discovering the unique • Read More »

New dates set for Africa MICE Masterclass in Johannesburg, South Africa

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

Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) has rescheduled its Africa MICE Masterclass to take place from Tuesday, March 13 to Friday, March 16, 2018. It was previously scheduled to take place from Tuesday, February 20, to Friday, February 23, 2018. This change has been necessitated by the need to accommodate more Africa Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions/Events • Read More »

Tourism continues to grow in Jamaica: Stopover arrivals up

January 30, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Provisional data from the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism is showing an increase in arrivals for the month of January. Of note is the period January 22-25, 2018, where stopover arrivals increased by 13.7% with Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport recording 18,851 arrivals, up 12.1% over 2017. For the period of January 1 – 28, 2018, • Read More »

Hotel Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa: First certified in Central America

January 30, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Green Globe certification is proud to announce the inaugural certification of Hotel Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This recognition is the first for the Hyatt Place brand in Honduras and in Central America, with which it joins a select group of seven Latin American countries that have the highest qualification in the practice of sustainable tourism • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel Prague’s celebrity chef, Jean-Paul Georges Manzac, creates superfood menu for Prague’s annual Grand Restaurant Festival

January 30, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Grill restaurant Corinthia Hotel Prague is once again participating in the annual Grand Restaurant Festival in Prague that runs from now until February 28, 2018. A culinary feast for foodies, the Festival allows anyone interested in gourmet dining to visit the best and most expensive restaurants but at special Festival prices. The 2018 festival • Read More »

Guest loyalty, smart hotels and data mining to trend until 2022, says new ATM report

January 30, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

A new approach to loyalty programmes, smart technology, will define the hospitality industry landscape to 2022, according to data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2018, which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 22-25. The predictions, published by Colliers International, indicate, a rise in ultra-personalised guest services, and technology-led changes to the • Read More »

PATA is looking for the Face of The Future of the Travel & Tourism Industry

January 30, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is now accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2018. The winner will receive complimentary round-trip economy class air ticket and accommodation to attend the Association’s Dinner and Awards Presentation during the PATA Annual Summit 2018 on May 18-21 in Gangneung, Korea (ROK). Deadline for submissions is March • Read More »

Jamaica Minister to meet with regional tourism leaders in Puerto Rico

January 29, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett left Miami, Florida yesterday, to participate in the Council of Tourism Ministers and Commissioners on January 30, 2018 in Puerto Rico during the annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM). During the council meeting, the Minister will participate in discussions on issues regarding the future of the Caribbean tourism sector, • Read More »

Minister of Tourism announces new Director of Tourism to Jamaica Tourist Board

January 29, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Mr. Donovan White has been selected to fill the position of Director of Tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board. Mr. Donovan White has been selected to fill the position of Director of Tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), after an extensive local and international search. His appointment has been announced by Minister of Tourism, • Read More »

The Dylan Amsterdam announces first Green Globe certification

January 29, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Dylan Amsterdam The Dylan Hotel is a 5-star boutique hotel in the center of Amsterdam situated in a 17th century canal house within the prestigious Keizersgracht. Green Globe certified for the first time, The Dylan has worked diligently with their Green Team to create ecological and social awareness across the organization. The Green Team • Read More »

Sir Albert Hotel: Making sustainability simple and profound

January 29, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Sir Albert Hotel At Sir Albert Hotel the goal is to set a benchmark in environmentally responsible style and personal luxury, together with inspired service. And for the third consecutive year Sir Albert has been awarded Green Globe certification, helping the Amsterdam hotel meet its sustainability targets. Since its inception in 2013, Sir Albert Hotel • Read More »

Jamaica expects great improvement in Cruise Industry for 2018

January 28, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says that a key outcome of his recent discussions with cruise officials in Miami Florida is that they are keen on deepening their relationships with the island for 2018. “I am confident that our cruise industry will see great improvements in this New • Read More »

What’s happening at Seychelles hotels?

January 27, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Oldest Denis Island Resident Turns 120 New Year’s Day on Denis is not solely about ringing in another year – it also marks the birthday of one of our most famous island residents. Toby, the oldest giant tortoise on the island, celebrated his 120th birthday on 1st January, with a little help from Denis staff • Read More »

Are you ready for inspiration? The most creative year for your events!

January 26, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter   Recognized as the region’s most extensive B2B event, ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition by Turkish Airlines(AME) is to celebrate its 5th birthday on February 21-23, 2018 in Istanbul – the city where continents meet-with a new motto: “Everything You Need For Your Meetings & Events Organization Is At ACE • Read More »

Amatara Wellness Resort Extends ‘Wellness Fly Free’ Promotion in a Celebration of Triple Awards Winning from World Luxury Hotel Awards

January 24, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Celebrating its latest triple awards winning from World Luxury Hotel Awards as “Luxury Holistic Retreat” (regional), “Luxury Wellness Retreat” (continental) and “Luxury Healing Retreat” (Global), Amatara Wellness Resort has confirmed to extend its special ‘Wellness Fly Free’ promotion for clients who are seeking for a sustainable balanced lifestyle and wellbeing. Amatara Wellness Resort was successfully • Read More »

Top UNIGLOBE members meet in Wailea, Hawaii for annual Chairman’s Circle

January 23, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The top performing UNIGLOBE Travel Management Companies from around the world came together on December 4, 2017 for the annual UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle meeting. The “by invitation only” meeting was held at the Fairmont Kea Lani in beautiful Wailea, Hawaii. The overarching message for this year’s event was successful succession. In his opening address Chairman • Read More »

FITUR Madrid: Records broken with 140,120 representatives from around the globe

January 23, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Just a few hours before its closure, the 38th FITUR – Madrid’s International Tourism Fair, organised by IFEMA from 17 to 21 January – reveals the most impressive figures in its history, confirming its leadership as a premier business forum for the global tourism industry. As well as the best figures for the tourism industry, • Read More »

The Dresden Card: A free gift for visitors

January 23, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Dresden in Germany is giving its visitors a very special gift: The Dresden Card. This free discount card gives you discounts for all the museums of the city of Dresden, as well as savings on cultural events such as a visit to the Dresden State Operetta. You are planning • Read More »

GCC to welcome 2.5 million Chinese visitors by 2021

January 22, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Chinese arrivals to the GCC will increase 21% to 2021, rising to 2.5 million visitors annually, according to data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2018, which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 22-25. Published by Colliers International, the data predicts Saudi Arabia will experience the highest proportionate increase in arrivals from • Read More »

Sour relations? UNWTO, the new Zimbabwe tourism minister and Walter Mzembi

January 22, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Zimbabwe and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) relations are set for major improvement with the global body pledging to host another high profile event in the country in 2019. This was published yesterday by the ZBC (Zimbabwe Broadcast Corporation) It’s hard to understand what “major improvements” ZBC is referring to. It very much looks • Read More »

Impact Travel: Measured – Green – 2050 proof

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

“Coming out of the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Sustainability Committee this week, I was struck by how far we’ve advanced in the past 25 years, in putting the idea of green travel into the mainstream of our sector. And at the same time, how far we still have to go.” These are the words by Professor • Read More »