Growth in technology exhibitors and hands-on tech opportunities to be highpoint of IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

April 14, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

“So many of the benefits that technology can bring to our industry are still untapped potential; we want to help event planners to see and understand what technology can do for them,” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group. Putting that policy into practice, at IMEX in Frankfurt this year, the range of opportunities • Read More »

Retail therapy pushes hotel ADR up 25 percent

April 14, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

UAE leads the region in retail tourism, with Mall of the Emirates alone attracting 56 new hotels into its vicinity over the last 10 years. Hotels developed in and around the region’s shopping malls can expect to post an Average Daily Rate (ADR) 25% higher than hotels that are not co-located with a major retail • Read More »

World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) hear first-hand the Seychelles bid for SG of UNWTO

April 14, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

During the auspicious occasion of the International Advisory Board of World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF IAP) meeting held Eden Bleu Hotel in Seychelles on April 12, 2017 which is co-hosted by the FORSEAA (Forum of Small Medium Economic AFRICA ASEAN), Mr. Nico Barito Secretary General FORSEAA has invited Mr. Alain St.Ange, former Minister of Tourism, • Read More »

.Travel launches dotTravel City Finder ©

April 14, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The dotTravel City Finder © tool allows you to search and check the availability of 11,000,000 generic city domains based on geographic filtering. The city database allows a search filter by continent, country, region, or sub-region, with another filter for the number of inhabitants. For example, it is possible to find out with a simple • Read More »

Guest Host and Judging Panel of 10th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia announced

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Celebrating its 10th edition, the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia will be held on Friday, 23 June 2017 at The InterContinental Hong Kong. A gala event recognising individuals and companies for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Asia’s maritime industry, Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia is proud to announce the guest host and judging panel • Read More »

Sunwing announces opening of two new Royalton Luxury Resorts in Jamaica

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Sunwing Vacations is pleased to announce that Royalton Negril Resort & Spa and Hideaway at Royalton Negril welcomed their first guests on March 31st. With the addition of these two new properties, vacationers can choose between four different Royalton Luxury Resorts island-wide (Royalton Blue Waters opened at the start of winter 2016 to • Read More »

Boeing completes successful first flight of 737 MAX 9

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule, beginning a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery. “The MAX 9’s first flight is another milestone that continues the program’s strong track record of • Read More »

Alaska Airlines inaugurates flights to San Luis Obispo and Wichita

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today from its Seattle hub to San Luis Obispo, California, and Wichita, Kansas. The airline will operate daily flights to each market. “Alaska Airlines continues to grow from our hometown of Seattle,” said John Kirby, the airline’s vice president of capacity planning. “With the additions of San Luis • Read More »

Caribbean Airlines begins service to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Caribbean Airlines is delighted to announce the introduction of service to Argyle International Airport, St Vincent and the Grenadines, starting 14 April 2017. The flights will operate twice weekly, every Friday and Sunday between Trinidad and Tobago and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Caribbean Airlines is one of the first airlines to offer • Read More »

Korean Air sends relief goods to Peru amid flooding

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | 1 Comment | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Korean Air is providing relief goods to those affected by the recent floods and mud slides in Northern Peru, which have killed dozens of people and displaced many thousands in recent weeks. Goods delivered to the country include 9,000 liters of water and 2 tons of rescue equipment. As the only airline operating • Read More »

Plaza Premium Group celebrates new Heathrow lounge

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): A new arrivals lounge has been unveiled at London Heathrow Airport which will benefit both passengers and airport visitors alike. The lounge located in Terminal 4 arrivals will feature 25 luxury shower rooms, a lounge and bar area and a new and unparalleled dining concept, Flight Club. The arrivals lounge can accommodate up • Read More »

Alaska Airlines announces nonstop San Jose-Dallas service

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Adding to the three new nonstop destinations from Mineta San Jose International Airport it unveiled just last month, Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday it also will offer daily nonstop service between SJC and Dallas’ Love Field (DAL), beginning February 16, 2018. SJC currently ranks as America’s fastest-growing airport when measured by year-over-year percentage growth • Read More »

Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines enter into codeshare agreement

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines entered into codeshare partnership to bring more flight options to passengers traveling between Hong Kong and Seoul, the capital city of Korea. Under the agreement, Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines place their respective marketing codes on each other’s flights between Hong Kong and Seoul. The partnership • Read More »

HKTDC Spring Electronics Fair and ICT Expo open in Hong Kong

April 13, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition), the largest spring electronics event in Asia, and the concurrent HKTDC International ICT Expo opened today. The four-day fairs (13-16 April), are both being organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 3,500 exhibitors from • Read More »

Beaches, parks near Lake Michigan closed after chemical spill from US Steel plant

April 13, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Federal authorities say a US Steel facility in Portage, Indiana, leaked an unknown amount of a potentially carcinogenic chemical into a canal located 100 yards from Lake Michigan. On Wednesday, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a statement that they have been conducting “intensive water sampling” of Lake Michigan after a US Steel Corporation • Read More »

Chinese tourists spent 12% more in travelling abroad in 2016

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

2016 results on expenditure from major outbound markets reflect increasing demand for international tourism across the world, as reported in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With a 12% increase in spending, China continued to lead international outbound tourism, followed by the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and France as top five spenders. “The • Read More »

Retail therapy pushes hotel ADR up 25%

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

UAE leads the region in retail tourism, with Mall of the Emirates alone attracting 56 new hotels into its vicinity over the last 10 years Hotels developed in and around the region’s shopping malls can expect to post an Average Daily Rate (ADR) 25% higher than hotels that are not co-located with a major retail • Read More »

Malta Tourism Authority Participates in Sharjah Heritage Days

April 13, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Malta Tourism Authority, together with Heritage Malta and the Malta Arts Council, is participating at the 15th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days held at the Cultural Heritage Events Centre in Sharjah, UAE. Celebrating diversity, culture and tradition, the heritage festival was inaugurated on Tuesday 4th April by His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council • Read More »

Four Seasons and Mabrouk Group to open new luxury hotel in Tunisia in 2017

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and the Mabrouk Group, Tunisia’s preeminent investment group, will be introducing a new luxury experience to Tunisia with the opening of Four Seasons Hotel Tunis in late 2017. Perched along the hillside of the exclusive Gammarth neighbourhood, Four Seasons Hotel Tunis will offer unrivalled views of the coast, combining Arabic-inspired • Read More »

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Ascott opens first property on Jeju Island

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) is opening Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World, its first property on Jeju Island on 25 April 2017. Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World marks Ascott’s fourth property in South Korea, expanding its network beyond Seoul and Busan. The new property entrenches Ascott’s position • Read More »

Ascott opens first property on Jeju Island

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) is opening Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World, its first property on Jeju Island on 25 April 2017. Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World marks Ascott’s fourth property in South Korea, expanding its network beyond Seoul and Busan. The new property entrenches Ascott’s position as the largest international • Read More »

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Legendary Céline Dion adds more dates, including New Year’s Eve at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): As global music sensation Céline Dion prepares to take the stage tonight for another sold-out performance of her hit Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, due to overwhelming demand, 37 more shows, including a New Year’s Eve date, have just been added and will go on sale to • Read More »