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Jamaica Inn’s eco-achievements sparkle in its diamond year

April 20, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Since 1950, Jamaica Inn has ranked among the top luxury hotels in the Caribbean. Nestled in Ocho Rios on one of the premier private beaches in Jamaica, intimate antique-appointed suites and cottages showcase enchanting views of the Caribbean Sea. Green Globe recently recertified Jamaica Inn in acknowledgement of its commitment to sustainable management and best • Read More »

Queen Elizabeth among last cruise ships to grace Seychelles’ Port Victoria this season

April 20, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles’ 2017-2018 cruise season is slowly coming to an end, and Queen Elizabeth is among the last cruise ships to visit the island nation this season. Queen Elizabeth, one of the world’s most famous cruise ships offering luxurious cruises around the world, docked in Port Victoria last Friday at 8am and left the same • Read More »

Enjoy value-added deals at 6 luxury Corinthia Hotels

April 20, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

There’s never been a better time to stay at a luxurious Corinthia Hotel! Six Corinthia Hotel properties in the collection are offering attractive added-value spring deals that last all year, making city breaks or longer holidays in St Petersburg, Budapest, Malta, Lisbon, and London even more tantalizing. Corinthia St. Petersburg Hotel: 33% off any weekend • Read More »

Rwanda honoured with the World Travel & Tourism Council’s first Global Leadership Award

April 19, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The country of Rwanda has been awarded WTTC’s first Global Leadership Award. The award was presented to Dr. Edouard Ngirente, Right Honourable Prime Minister of Rwanda at the Gala Dinner of the 2018 WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. WTTC CEO & Prime Minister receiving award The WTTC Global Leadership Award will be an • Read More »

Arriba Espana! Seville welcomes WTTC

April 19, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The location of the 2019 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit was announced at the closing ceremony of the 18th WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 2019 WTTC Global Summit will be hosted by Ayuntamiento of Seville, in partnership with Turismo Andaluz and Turespaña on April 3-4, 2018. Travel & Tourism • Read More »

The Buenos Aires Declaration on Travel & Tourism and Illegal Wildlife Trade

April 19, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today launched a new initiative for the Travel & Tourism sector to join the global fight against illegal wildlife trade. The ‘Buenos Aires Declaration on Travel & Tourism and Illegal Wildlife Trade’ sets out specific actions that the sector can take to address this challenge. Speaking at WTTC’s • Read More »

The winners are… : WTTC 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

April 19, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

WTTC is delighted to announce the 2018 leaders in sustainable tourism at the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The Awards, which were presented at a special ceremony during the 18th WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, celebrate inspirational, world-changing tourism initiatives from all over the globe. The 2018 Awards winners are highly commended • Read More »

Innovations and touches of magic everywhere at IMEX 2018

April 19, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

“There are new initiatives every year at IMEX in Frankfurt because we continually monitor the coming trends, research what our audiences want and then create ways – or find new partners – to fulfil them. This year buyers will both see and experience some truly awe-inspiring new products, people and spaces throughout the show – • Read More »

Africa Tourism Board: Keeping Africa safe at the 25th International Tourism Safety Conference

April 19, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The 25th International Tourism Safety Conference, organized by the International Tourism Safety Association held from the 15th April to 18th April of 2018 at the Treasure Island Hotel in Las Vegas, United States. The conference covered topics such as the enhancing the brand equity of Africa beyond safety and security, Israeli model of security regulation, • Read More »

UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) signs 5-Year Master Franchise Agreement and announces new UNIGLOBE LGI Travel Franchise

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

UNIGLOBE Travel (International) is pleased to announce the renewed commitment from UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) as the region signs a 5-year Master Franchise Agreement with UNIGLOBE Travel (International) LP. Already a well-established region of UNIGLOBE, with more than 25 years as a master franchise, Irv Wight- President of UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) is committed to • Read More »

International summit will call on states and business to protect children in travel and tourism

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

An international summit will take place on June 6 and 7, 2018 in Ágora Bogotá Convention Center: Bogotá DC, Colombia, to address the exploitation of children in travel and tourism. Increasing interconnectivity and cheaper travel has created enormous opportunities – but at a price. Despite global efforts, the last two decades have seen an increase • Read More »

WISeKey Cybersecurity Technology secures TraNexus Blockchain-based travel engine

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (WISeKey) (SIX:WIHN), a leading Swiss cybersecurity , Blockchain and IoT solutions company, today announced that it has partnered with TraNexus, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland , to secure the TraNexus Blockchain Engine, using WISeKey’s Cybersecurity IoT technology. This will be a new Blockchain Travel platform for apps that manage documents, currencies, bookings • Read More »

Seychelles showcased through Ontario International Canadian School students in Dubai

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board is actively pursuing its strategy of targeting educational institutions, from nursery to university level, to create awareness of the destination among potential holidaymakers in the Middle East. The Seychelles Tourism Board’s Tourism Attaché, based at the Seychelles Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Aliette Esther, recently took part in an International Cultural Day • Read More »

Sofitel The Palm Dubai: Cozy retreat with green innovations

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Located on the prestigious Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel The Palm Dubai is a Polynesian themed five-star resort, comprising 361contemporary rooms & suites and 182 apartments. A cozy retreat from Dubai’s urban cityscape, the resort sprawls over a long private beach on Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent. The resort strikes an elegant balance between luxurious facilities, a relaxed • Read More »

Another group of Seychelles tourism commission agents enhance customer service skills

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Tourism Department in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) organized a customer service training for another group of tourism commission agents last week. The one-day training, facilitated by STA’s Murla Gabriel, was held on Thursday March 15, 2018 at the premises of the Seychelles Ports Authority. Ten individuals from Mahe and the inner • Read More »

Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna: Building stronger communities

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna is nestled on a peninsula, with its own exclusive beachfront. It offers spectacular views of the Red Sea, tranquil lagoons and lush gardens. All of the 420 rooms and suites are spacious and bright featuring modern amenities with private terraces or balconies, perfect surroundings to simply relax and • Read More »

WTTC and UN Climate Change in new partnership to tackle climate change

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN Climate Change) have agreed a common agenda for Climate Action in Travel & Tourism, it was announced today at the WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Recognising the ambition set by the Paris Agreement to maintain temperature • Read More »

Seychelles intensifies preparations to become the first African host of the FINA Marathon Swim World Series

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Elite swimmers wishing to take part in the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series to be held in Seychelles on May 20, 2018, have already started to register. Preparations are well underway with only 32 days remaining before elite swimmers from across the globe converge to the Beau Vallon Beach next month. The FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim • Read More »

WTTC members investing $1.9 billion for Argentina tourism

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Christopher J. Nassetta, Chairman, WTTC and President & CEO, Hilton, announced this morning the investment of $1.9 billion USD in Argentina by WTTC members over the coming years. The announcement was made in front of Mauricio Macri, Argentine President, and more than 100 industry-leading CEOs at the WTTC Annual General Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. • Read More »

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

You dropped off your bags and cleared the security check … and still have a few minutes to wait before boarding begins. Time to catch your breath! And now you can do it in style: the transit zone of Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1 has just gained a roof terrace. Besides fresh air, it boasts a • Read More »

Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul treads lightly

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Istanbul, the only city in the world bridging the two continents of Europe and Asia, has over 2 500 years of history, culture and traditions. The 5-star Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is located in the heart of the city’s contemporary business and chic shopping district. It is situated next to the metro station with easy access • Read More »

6th loop trade fair successfully started

April 18, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The successful trade fair concept “loop – luxury on our planet” has once again opened its doors to present the latest developments in the luxury travel market and to boost sales activities between 100 international providers from the luxury travel industry and up to 130 buyers from the German-speaking markets. Over the past five years, • Read More »

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech re-launch Chinese website about Hawaii

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

HONOLULU, Hawaii – PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech have redesigned their Chinese-language MyHawaii website and are hosting it on a server in China to increase loading speed and content quality. They also have re-branded it using the name, HAISHA (Having Fun in Hawaii), to resonate with Chinese travelers and attract them to Hawaii. The re-launch • Read More »

Regeneration plans of Grand Hotel Astoria as Corinthia Hotel Brussels wins Top Hotel World Tour competition

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

As construction gears up for the regeneration of the landmark Grand Hotel Astoria as the Corinthia Hotel Brussels, the project has been recognized by the hospitality industry for its planning, foresight and architectural integrity. Last month, GA Design won the Creative Spark competition for Europe for its regeneration plans of the new Corinthia Hotel Brussels. • Read More »