Archives: Feature Releases

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai efforts shine in the community

December 9, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai is situated close to key commercial areas, shopping malls and attractions in Oud Metha, a central business district in historic Bur Dubai. The Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai International Airport are all located nearby. The 5-star property consists of 255 rooms and suites and 57 • Read More »

Seychelles to get non-stop service from Switzerland with Edelweiss Air in 2018

December 9, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles is set to get direct, non-stop air service with a third German-speaking country when Switzerland’s leisure airline, Edelweiss Air, begins flights to the island nation next year. Edelweiss Air will be offering regular non-stop service from its base, Zurich airport to Mahé, during the European winter season next year, beginning on September 22, 2018. • Read More »

New Red Rocks art gallery a boon for conservation efforts in northern Rwanda

December 9, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

A new art gallery that aims to engage the local community in conservation, tourism and sustainable development is set to open near the entrance of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The initiative is a partnership between Red Rocks Cultural Centre, artisans at the Kinigi Community Commercial Complex (KCCC), as well as La Pailotte, a popular eating • Read More »

Corinthia Palace Hotel invites visitors to Malta to celebrate Valletta 2018 with special year-round offer

December 9, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Corinthia Palace Hotel in Malta is offering a year-long package to help celebrate Valletta being named European Capital of Culture 2018. Highlights of the Valletta 2018 celebrations include the International Baroque Festival and Opening Week celebrations in January, carnival in February, film festival in June, arts festival in July and closing spectacle in December. The • Read More »

Green beginnings at Parc de Branféré

December 9, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Parc de Branféré is a 45-hectare botanical, wildlife and leisure park located in Brittany, France that attracts over 200,000 visitors per year. Branféré Park offers spectacular educational and cultural activities. Unlike a traditional zoo, 1 200 animals from around the world roam freely in wide, open spaces. Nearly 500 birds from every continent live at • Read More »

Crazy Christmas in Hamburg: Different Yuletide experience – with Santa Pauli and the queer Winter Pride

December 7, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The pre-Christmas period is nearly through its first half, Germany’s traditional and cosy Christmas markets are as popular as ever, and Christmas sales in the city centre are booming. While the classic type of Christmas market can be found almost everywhere in Germany, a slightly crazy, kitschy and, above all, cool kind of Christmas market • Read More »

Air Seychelles to start new series of charter flights to Chengdu on December 26

December 7, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Air Seychelles has announced that it will be starting a new series of weekly charter flights between China and Seychelles in December, 2017. The national airline will operate 13 return flights between the city of Chengdu in Southwest China and the Seychelles’ main island Mahé, from December 26, 2017 to March 20, 2018. Chengdu — • Read More »

UN Human Rights on the Agenda at IGLTA 2018 Convention in Toronto

December 6, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association announced today that Fabrice Houdart, Human Rights Officer at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in New York, will be among the keynote speakers at the association’s 35th anniversary convention at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto (9-12 May 2018). Houdart works on • Read More »

Africa Tourism Partners hosts first-ever Africa MICE Masterclass in Johannesburg

December 6, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) will run a Masterclass in Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events/Exhibitions (MICE) in Johannesburg, from 20 to 23 February, 2018, with Grant Thornton as its lead partner. Themed “Growing destination tourist arrivals through business and events tourism leadership development”, this professional development programme aims to refresh and enhance the skills of professionals and • Read More »

5th Edition of Chengdu International Tourism Expo Concludes Successfully   

December 5, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Chengdu International Tourism Expo (CITE) 2017 was held at Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Center from 31 November to 2 December 2017. This edition of the show attracted some 300 exhibitors and 200 hosted buyers. The three-day exhibition also saw 3000 trade visitors and public visitors visit the show, despite the winter cold. • Read More »

SkyTeam partners with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles in holiday home building event

December 3, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Los Angeles, California- Volunteers from SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, have joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), to help build a site in Long Beach, California. Over 30 volunteers from SkyTeam’s US Market Coordinating Committee (MCC) have joined Habitat LA on in its mission to build homes for deserving, • Read More »

Malta Tourism Authority sponsor of AVENUE Magazine’s Altruism Awards presented at Life Below Gala

November 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) partnered with AVENUE Magazine to support the first AVENUE Altruism Awards at AVENUE’s Life Below Water Gala, in association with the UN Office of Partnerships. The event was a benefit for Mission Blue, an organization dedicated to exploring and protecting the ocean. The Gala event honored Mission Blue’s founder, Dr. Sylvia • Read More »

L’Heure Bleue awarded Gold in Madagascar

November 29, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Nestled in a lush tropical garden, L’Heure Bleue enjoys a unique location in Nosy Be which is well known as an island paradise. L’Heure Bleue consists of 8 luxury lodges and 10 waterfront bungalows that have received numerous awards for its eco-construction and for its design and decoration by fashion designer Frederique Glainereau. Green Globe • Read More »

Taiwan Tourism showcases country as ultimate holiday destination

November 29, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau attended London’s World Travel Market from November 6-8 in order to showcase Taiwan as an incredible holiday destination and to discuss the focus on sustainable tourism for 2017. The Tourism Bureau delegation held several meetings over the duration of the show with key partners, media and tour operators in order to • Read More »

Holy Hamburg: A time to feast and enjoy

November 29, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

This Monday, Hamburg officially kicked off the festive season as 16 Christmas markets across the city center opened their gates, inviting you to immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit. When it comes to Christmas markets, no other city in Germany offers such diversity: you can enjoy mulled wine, traditional gingerbread and sugar-roasted almonds at the • Read More »

Winter sun and culture at Corinthia Hotel Lisbon

November 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

As fall turns to winter, and the daylight begins to wane, what better time to take a trip to the luxury five-star property Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in sunny Portugal. With a sub-tropical-Mediterranean climate and mild winters that offer up to six hours of sunshine each day over the winter months, Lisbon is the perfect destination • Read More »

Look to Asia as next frontier for travelers

November 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

As the Caribbean looks to grow its tourism market, a senior executive of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has urged the region to look to Asia as its next frontier. UNWTO’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Xi Jing, himself an Asian, yesterday outlined the tremendous potential of the market, especially targeting • Read More »

Go back in time at Corinthia Palace Hotel in Malta

November 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Guests enjoying a pre-prandial drink in the Caprice Lounge inside the Corinthia Palace Hotel in Malta can go back through the decades as the hotel has created a cocktail menu that spans favorites from the Sixties, Seventies, Eighties, Nineties and Noughties. The Sixties harkens back to the period when the hotel first opened, when lava • Read More »

UNIGLOBE Travel Belux appoints new Regional President

November 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

UNIGLOBE is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Geyssens as Regional President, UNIGLOBE Travel (Belux). Geyssens is joining UNIGLOBE after a 20-year career as Sales and Distribution Manager at SNCB Europe. Geyssens has ample experience managing the business activities are large scale companies, including Telindus Group. Geyssens successfully led the merger of Transcontinental, Transintra • Read More »

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

November 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the fourth annual Mode Tour Travel Mart held in COEX, Seoul from November 16 – 19, 2017.  The travel mart welcomed an estimated 80,000 visitors to the show during the four-day event. Led by Senator Dennis Rodriguez, Jr., Team • Read More »