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Traveling with the family? Corinthia Hotels keeps the little ones happy!

August 18, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Heated indoor pools, sunny outdoor pools, kid-friendly restaurant menus, free in-room WIFI and a water sports center are among the facilities that will keep children occupied and happy at the collection of luxury Corinthia Hotels around the world. “Family travel is a growing part of our business and we strive to keep all members of • Read More »

Seychelles Constance Ephelia voted region’s leading green resort

August 18, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Set within 120 hectares of land, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, Constance Ephelia, located at Port Launay, opened its doors in February 2010. Overlooking the Port Launay marine park on the western coast of the Seychelles main island Mahé, the resort boasts 42 Tropical Garden View Rooms, 184 Junior Suites, 40 Senior Suites, 17 Family • Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago’s ministry of tourism makes provisional arrangements for management of local tourism sector

August 18, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Tourism stakeholders and the general public are hereby advised that the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has, without prejudice, ceased operations. Effective Monday August 21, 2017, the Ministry of Tourism will manage the following tourism portfolios previously under the remit of the TDC on an interim basis:  Tourism Investment and Incentives Cruise Passenger Visitor Services • Read More »

UNWTO strongly condemns attack perpetrated in Barcelona

August 18, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

UNWTO strongly condemns the heinous attack perpetrated yesterday in the city of Barcelona and expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the innocent victims and to the people and government of Spain. “We are deeply saddened by this act of terror and the tragic loss of innocent lives. In these difficult times, • Read More »

Wyland to protest destruction of landmark Hawaiian marine life murals at Honolulu Airport

August 17, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Two of Hawaii’s landmark conservation-themed murals are under threat of destruction by Hawaiian Airlines. The 35,000-square-foot murals “Hawaiian Humpbacks” and “New Millenium” painted in 1999 by renowned marine life artist and muralist Wyland, were created as a gifts to the city of Honolulu to recognize the past, present, and future of Hawaii’s fragile marine life • Read More »

Denise Atkinson steps up as Head Of Sales for Travellanda

August 17, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Leading B2B accommodation supplier appoints Denise Atkinson as new Head of Sales to drive growth and take company to ‘the next level’. With over 22 years’ experience within the travel industry, Denise Atkinson joined Travellanda in 2016 as Key Account Manager. Her role was to manage all large accounts and to help develop a high • Read More »

Air Seychelles launches new scenic flights offering a bird’s eye view of Mahé’s breath-taking spots

August 17, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles’ national airline is now offering ‘scenic flights’ in a bid to offer more products especially for tourists holidaying in the island nation. Air Seychelles’ panoramic flights at low altitudes will allow guests to experience a bird’s eye view of some of the most beautiful spots of the Seychelles’ main island Mahé. The 30-minute • Read More »

Seychelles’ Tourism Minister pleased with level of standard following visit to small and large accommodations on La Digue

August 16, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Tourism property owners on La Digue truly understand the importance of the tourism industry and go to great lengths to offer high standards of care to visitors coming from all over the world. The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr. Maurice Loustau-Lalanne said this on Friday last week, after visiting tourism properties • Read More »

Praslin’s Islander Hotel: Another Seychelles’ tourism establishment rated highly by HolidayCheck in 2017

August 16, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

With German visitors topping its list of clients, the Islander Hotel on Praslin, is another tourism establishment in Seychelles that has been rated highly by HolidayCheck — the largest German-speaking portal that allows Germain tourists to review their travel and holidays experiences. HolidayCheck certificates are given to establishments scoring highly based on excellent reviews received • Read More »

Fraport submits building permit application for Pier G

August 16, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Fraport AG today submitted the building permit application to the City of Frankfurt for the construction of the new Pier G at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). Fraport has decided to move up the construction of the new pier in response to passenger growth, particularly in the low-cost segment. Pier G was originally envisaged as the second • Read More »

Budapest Airport bids a ‘very warm welcome return to American Airlines’

August 16, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

In another momentous development for its global route network, and coming just weeks after announcing the resumption of direct US ties from Hungary’s capital city, Budapest Airport has confirmed the return of American Airlines. Strengthening the gateway’s transatlantic connections from next summer, the oneworld member will operate a daily seasonal service to Philadelphia utilising its • Read More »

Trump Administration responds to North Korea

August 16, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), and federal and military partners, continue to monitor the recent events surrounding North Korea and their threatening actions. The offices stand fast and firm in their previous statements on this dynamic situation. In a recent press • Read More »

WTM open registration for Digital Influencers’ Speed Networking 2017

August 15, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

WTM London 2017, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on digital influencers to apply for its hugely-popular and biggest-ever WTM London Digital Influencers’ Speed Networking event (formerly called the Bloggers’ Speed Networking). Sponsored by Whalar, the influencer marketing platform that helps brands collaborate with content creators, the fourth edition of the • Read More »

Pampering in paradise for parents-to-be: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles offers new “babymoon” experience

August 15, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles has over the years become a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds looking for the ultimate escape to spend their first days as husband and wife. One hotel in the Indian Ocean archipelago, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, is now offering couples on their way to becoming a trio, another kind of experience. Pregnant guests staying • Read More »

Pampering in paradise for parents-to-be: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles offers new “babymoon” experience

August 15, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles has over the years become a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds looking for the ultimate escape to spend their first days as husband and wife. One hotel in the Indian Ocean archipelago, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, is now offering couples on their way to becoming a trio, another kind of experience. Pregnant guests staying • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board: No limits to market destination through digital means in Brazil

August 14, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Brazil has been increasing efforts to develop creative and diverse online marketing strategies to promote the destination, as it aims to increase the number of visitors from the South American nation. Global Vision Access (GVA) – a tourism marketing and communication company – has been the Seychelles’ representation • Read More »

Innovation, white space culture and purposeful meetings at IMEX America 2017

August 14, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

New insights into innovation, white space culture and purposeful meetings are among the striking themes that feature in the wide-ranging education program at IMEX America 2017, taking place in Las Vegas from October 10-12. The program for four days of free first-class education is now live. It gives details of the 180 plus engaging education • Read More »

The stars come out for Hamburg Cruise Days

August 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The stars of the sixth annual Hamburg Cruise Days 2017 are, without a doubt, the 9 magnificent cruise liners and 2 river cruise ships that will be visiting the port during the event scheduled for September 8-10, 2017 at Germany’s famous port. This exceptional maritime event will again be attracting hundreds of thousands to the • Read More »

Jetwing Travels, mother company of Sri Lanka Tailormade, wins prestigious PATA Gold Award

August 11, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Jetwing Travels, mother company of Sri Lanka Tailormade, is the proud winner of the prestigious PATA Gold Award in the Marketing Media category for their entry “The Island Diaries” as announced last week. The Pacific Asia Travel Association’s (PATA) Gold Awards recognize exceptional achievement in a variety of endeavors, bringing acclaim to the best the • Read More »

UNWTO: Celebrating the potential of tourism to empower youth on International Youth Day

August 11, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Hilton and the WYSE Travel Confederation will join forces ahead of International Youth Day at the Youth General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters to highlight tourism’s capacity to empower youth. The New York event is part of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 framework, and will • Read More »

Valletta, Malta named a top-rated Western Mediterranean Cruise Destination

August 10, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Valletta, Malta has just been named #3 on the Top-Rated Western Mediterranean Cruise Destinations in Cruise Critic’s 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. The awards are given based entirely on consumer feedback submitted on the Cruise Critic website over the past year. According to Cruise Critics, sailing into Valletta, Malta, is akin to stepping into the • Read More »

Toss out the to do list and bring on strategic thinking at IMEX America

August 10, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Association and corporate event and travel professionals are invited to set aside their daily to-do lists and focus on strategic development and sharing knowledge with their peers at dedicated new sessions as part of IMEX America, taking place October 10 – 12 in Las Vegas. “In a rapidly-evolving business environment, strong leadership and effective strategic • Read More »