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Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Phuket Beach: Turning fresh air into drinking water

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

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Phuket Beach has one of the highest compliance scores for sustainability in their region and is part of the elite Green Globe Gold membership. General Manager Michael Wenk said: “For the past 6 years we have been continuously reinforcing our dedication towards environmental conservation, as we believe we have the accountability to • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel London announces partnership with renowned British Michelin-starred Chef Tom Kerridge

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

Corinthia Hotel London has announced that the renowned British Michelin-starred Chef Tom Kerridge will open a new restaurant at the hotel later this year, his first in the capital. The restaurant will be a relaxed British brasserie-style dining room, bringing an all-day buzzy new addition to the area, reflecting Tom’s consummate culinary talent. The restaurant • Read More »

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel: Doing it right, globally and locally

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

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel leads Lisbon for sustainable luxury. Built to be an exemplar of green design, Inspira Hotel counts itself as one of Green Globe’s elite Gold Members and holds the highest certification compliance score in Portugal. Inspira General-Director Tiago Pereira, says, “Doing the right thing is the motto guiding everything we do at • Read More »

The Rise of Midsize Cities: New research report looks at global meetings marketplace through new lens

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

A new research report examining ‘The Rise of Midsize Cities in the Meetings Industry’ in North America and Europe, commissioned by the IMEX Group and developed by Skift, has been published. The free 40+ page report carefully examines why and how some midsize cities (historically known as second-tier cities, a label they’ve now shaken off) • Read More »

Chennai edition of TTF concludes on a positive note

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

The opening event of TTF 2018 series, India’s biggest travel show network, concluded its first leg in Chennai on an optimistic note. Close to 150 exhibitors from 8 countries and 21 Indian states and union territories showcased their destinations and varied tourism products in beautifully appointed stalls and pavilions. The three-day travel show also attracted • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel Budapest scoops MICE award

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

Corinthia Hotel Budapest has been recognized for its excellent facilities and service for the meetings, incentive and conference industries by receiving an award in the annual International Hospitality Awards. Held last weekend in Kiev, and up against hotels in 21 countries, Corinthia Hotel Budapest was named Winner of Best MICE Hotel 2017. “We are delighted • Read More »

Rockhouse: Educating and building community in West Negril, Jamaica

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

Originally developed in 1972, Rockhouse was one of the first hotels on Negril’s West End, Jamaica. The stunning hotel is characterized by its natural beauty, strong architectural design, local materials and craftsmanship, excellent service and a relaxing, fun and authentic Jamaican experience. Rockhouse has recently been recertified and holds Green Globe Gold status for its • Read More »

Only four days left to the annual meeting for global MICE community!

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

ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition by Turkish Airlines will be opening its doors for the 5th time at Istanbul Convention Center – ICC between 21-23 February 2018. This year the exhibition is held very strongly thanks to 169 exhibitors from 33 countries, 21 group coordinators and 41 international media partners and 153 international hosted buyers from • Read More »

How will Brexit affect British flyers?

February 16, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

British airlines will have to quit air passenger rights agreements as well as lose all aviation rights that were set under an internal EU aviation market policy back in 1990 once Brexit takes hold. How else might British flyers be affected by this change? It is still unclear how the prospective withdrawal due to Brexit • Read More »

Easter treats at Corinthia Hotels across Europe

February 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Spring has sprung at five of Corinthia Hotels’ European properties, with Easter packages to kick off the new season. In-room Easter treats; Easter markets to explore; Easter-themed breakfasts, brunches, and buffet dinners; discounts at spas; and luxuriously late check-outs are among the extras in these various family-oriented packages. Corinthia Hotel Budapest: Enjoy a springtime getaway • Read More »

Austria among Seychelles’ top 6 leading markets at start of 2018

February 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

While Germany maintains its position as the Seychelles’ leading tourism market at the start of 2018, another German speaking market – Austria – is also showing that it has the potential to become an important market for the country. After having sent 8,720 visitors to Seychelles in 2017, Austria has already sent 68 percent more • Read More »

eTN publisher warns flying journalists flying on Turkish Airlines and cancels partnership with ACE MICE

February 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Travel to Turkey and on Turkish Airlines is a security concern for eTurboNews Publisher Juergen Steinmetz. eTurboNews announced the immediate cancellation of their media partnership with ACE MICE Turkish Airlines tourism trade show event at ICC Istanbul Congress Center 21-23 February 2018. eTN will no longer exhibit or attend the Turkish Tradeshow. eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz • Read More »

Fraport Traffic Figures – January 2018: Fraport Starts Off New Year With Strong Growth

February 13, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 13, 2018  — FRA/emk-rap – Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to be on a growth path in the New Year.  In January 2018, Germany’s largest aviation hub recorded 4,549,717 passengers (up 7.6 percent).  Once again European traffic was the main growth driver, increasing by 12.6 percent, while intercontinental traffic rose by 2.6 percent.  • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles host appreciation evening in India

February 13, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles is starting to reap the rewards for having invested much efforts and resources in promoting the destination in India. In spite of being a relatively new market for the island destination whose bulk of visitors originate from Europe, India has been witnessing year-on-year growth in the number of visitors coming to Seychelles. Within a • Read More »

ACE of MICE: Are you ready for inspiration? The most creative year for your events!

February 12, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Recognized as the region’s most extensive B2B event, ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition by Turkish Airlines(AME) is to celebrate it’s 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 of M.I.C.E. Exhibition!”. Thanks to the 100,000 • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board rolls out “The Call of the Islands” campaign in France

February 12, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched an above-the-line advertising campaign in France aimed at reaching out to potential holidaymakers on the market. The campaign was rolled-out from mid-January through to the first week of February 2018, and comprised of TV spots and billboards. A total of 336 spots of 30 seconds were aired on • Read More »

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches PROUD Experiences

February 12, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The largest international B2B event dedicated to LGBTQ+ travel and leisure – PROUD Experiences – has been launched by Reed Travel Exhibitions and will take place in London from 6-8 June this year. International in flavour and curated to bring buyers and suppliers of travel experiences together through a pre-scheduled appointment system, this event will • Read More »

First Multi-sectoral meeting for 2018 brings Seychelles tourism industry stakeholders together

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The first Multi-sectoral meeting for 2018 was held at the STC Conference Room, on Friday, January 26. The meeting, chaired by Vice President Vincent Meriton, assembled government officials and stakeholders from the private sector, to further discuss and propose solutions to challenges affecting the tourism industry. The participants were updated on progress made to address • Read More »

28 prospective tour guides complete basic course in tour guiding in Seychelles

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Department of Tourism and the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) have conducted the first basic course in tour guiding for 2018. Twenty-eight prospective tour guides who took part in the three-day training obtained their competency certificates on Friday January 26, 2018. The certificates were presented by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board office in Frankfurt kicks off 2018 with participation in key tourism fairs in Germany and Austria

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Still fired up about Germany’s performance in 2017, ending the year as Seychelles’ leading market, the Seychelles Tourism Board Office (STB) in Frankfurt kicked off its destination marketing drive for 2018 with the CMT fair in Stuttgart. The 2018 CMT fair, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, was held from January 13 to • Read More »

Seychelles represented at 20th International Dive Show in Paris

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles’ rich, unique and well preserved marine biodiversity, as well as the diverse and impressive diving opportunities around the islands, were showcased at France’s leading event dedicated to the world of sea lovers and divers. For the fifth consecutive year, the Seychelles Tourism Board has taken part in the Paris International Dive Show [Salon de • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board takes part in EMITT 2018, strengthens presence in Turkey

February 8, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has taken part in the 22nd East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) in Istanbul, Turkey. The 2018 edition of the event was held at the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, from January 25 to 28, 2018. STB’s Director in Italy, Monette Rose and Marketing Executive, Christina Cecile, • Read More »