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Mövenpick Hotel Izmir: Simple changes can save the Earth

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

The bayside Mövenpick Hotel Izmir is located in the heart of the third most populous city in Turkey. Flanked by broad boulevards and beautiful walking areas, the hotel sits alongside the water bank of Izmir’s port, glass-fronted buildings and shopping centres. Now in its sixth year of Green Globe Certification, Mövenpick Hotel Izmir continues to • Read More »

Jamaica welcomes millionth stop-over visitor

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

Jamaica’s tourism industry marked a historical milestone today with Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett welcoming the millionth stop-over visitor to the island for the year to date. In tandem with this landmark achievement, the tourism sector has earned in excess of US$1.2 billion for the same period. “This is the first time ever that • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel London’s Neuroscientist in Residence will deliver talk: The dark side of leadership

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

On July 6, 2017, Dr. Tara Swart will deliver a revelatory talk at the Corinthia Hotel London on “The dark side of leadership: Psychopaths, imposter syndrome, and the boardroom’s greatest untapped resource,” exploring the secrets behind the most successful brains in business. Dr. Swart, a leading executive advisor and currently the Corinthia London’s Neuroscientist in • Read More »

Maltese Chef David Darmanin joins Annual Chefs’ Tribute to CityMeals on Wheels supported by Malta Tourism

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

Maltese Chef, David Darmanin, chef founder of Pretty F*cking Good Toast located in London, showcased his Mediterranean dishes at the 32nd Annual Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals on Wheels at Rockefeller Center in New York City on June 12, with the support of the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA). David Darmanin served traditional Maltese dishes including octopus • Read More »

IMEX powers out of Frankfurt and into registrations for IMEX America

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

Hot on the heels of a big success with the 15th edition of IMEX in Frankfurt last month, global and US event industry professionals are now being invited to register for IMEX America 2017 in Las Vegas this fall. With ‘boost business’, ‘increase knowledge’ and ‘expand network’ often featuring at the top of many planners’ • Read More »

Air Seychelles announces codeshare service to Beijing

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

Air Seychelles has announced that it will now offer connections to China through the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways. At the onset of the announcement, the Seychelles Tourism Board is hoping the agreement will ease the travelling experience of Chinese tourists choosing to holiday in Seychelles. Air Seychelles’ “HM” code will be • Read More »

Seychelles’ annual Benelux roadshow going from strength to strength  

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

The Seychelles Tourism Board affirms that the island destination remains a firm favorite among travel professionals in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg. This was clearly depicted in the successful turnout of travel agents who took part in another fruitful edition of Escapades Benelux. The 7th edition of the Seychelles roadshow dedicated to the Benelux market was • Read More »

Guam Visitors Bureau accepting proposals for tourism destination marketing rep services in China

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

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public non-stock, non-profit, Membership Corporation, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for tourism destination marketing representation services in China. Guam, an island territory of the United States, is located in close proximity to many Asian countries including Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan. Rich with • Read More »

New exhibitors join Germany stand at WTM London

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

The German stand at World Travel Market (WTM) London, a leading global event for the travel industry, will be packed with a vast array of product offerings including four new exhibitors. Miller Reisen, which offers tours to Central and South America; Berlin-based destination management company AGE International; Ameron Hotels, which operates four-star properties in Germany • Read More »

Seychelles concludes 3rd edition of Eastern Europe Roadshow, providing added boost to growing market

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

The Seychelles islands captivated the attention of travel agents across four main Central European capitals, as the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and trade partners hosted another successful edition of the Seychelles Eastern Europe Roadshow. The 3rd edition of the annual event was held from May 22-25, in Warsaw, Prague, Bratislava, and Budapest. Through their “train • Read More »

A place to enjoy moments of stillness: Frankfurt Airport opens “Quiet Room”

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

In these days of being constantly available thanks to modern technology, many people long for a place to take refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and turn inward. And now Frankfurt Airport has added a Quiet Room where travelers can do exactly that. Harry Gatterer, a trend researcher and futurologist who leads • Read More »

UNWTO names Prime Minister of Samoa Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

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

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism 2017. The ceremony took place in New York on 7 June on the side-lines of the UN Ocean Conference, where among other activities the Prime Minister addressed participants on • Read More »

Moldova hosts 61st Meeting of UNWTO Commission for Europe

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

Over 30 countries and Affiliate Members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) gathered last week in Chisinau, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova, for the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe. Participants discussed the priority areas for the Organization as well as strategies to position the tourism sector as a key • Read More »

Antigua and Barbuda strengthen ties and celebrate success at Caribbean Week

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

Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the US and Caribbean week with a strong presence and performance at this annual conference from June 4 -9, 2017. Caribbean Week is the largest, most engaging regional tourism activity in the greater New York and US market, and typically attracts thousands of participants that results • Read More »

FIR posting – eTurboNews (eTN)

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

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met with Skift President Carolyn Kremins to discuss the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, taking place November 27-29, 2017 in Montego Bay. Skift is the largest industry intelligence platform, providing • Read More »

Absolute Seychelles: New magazine providing insider’s guide to this island destination

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

A new publication – The Absolute Seychelles magazine – aimed at enhancing visitors’ knowledge of the ins and outs of the destination was launched this week. Featuring a wide selection of photos, editorial pieces and adverts, the magazine depicts the islands’ history, must-see attractions, as well as the best of accommodations, restaurants, beaches and other • Read More »

Bertrams Guldsmeden, Denmark: Saving water with the push of a button

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

Since the start of the year, Bertrams Guldsmeden Hotel in Copenhagen has been implementing changes to their water management strategies to reduce overall water consumption. Nikolas Hall, Host and Hotelier said, “As part of our constant efforts to improve, and contribute to a sustainable operation, we have chosen to install the ecoBETA water saving flush • Read More »

Further growth in Seychelles’ visitor arrivals from German-speaking market

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

The Seychelles Tourism Board office in Frankfurt along with Air Seychelles and other trade partners have been redoubling efforts to create awareness of the destination across target market in the region in line with recent developments, particularly new nonstop travel options to Seychelles. Air Seychelles already launched nonstop, twice-weekly flights from Düsseldorf, Germany in March • Read More »

Beauty Queen relinquishes crown after life-transforming reign

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

The outgoing Miss Seychelles…Another World 2016, Ms. Christine Barbier, says she has enjoyed the year-long journey that has helped to transform her into a more confident and mature young woman. Ms. Barbier met with the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), Mrs. Sherin Francis, and Ms. Jennifer Sinon, to • Read More »

UNIGLOBE THL Travel honored as International Travel Management Company of the Year

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

Tessa Schulte and Lourens Stamhuis, Owners of UNIGLOBE THL Travel, have been named the International Travel Management Company (TMC) of the Year by UNIGLOBE Travel International. UNIGLOBE THL Travel was nominated for this prestigious award and selected from top UNIGLOBE Travel TMC’s from around the world. UNIGLOBE THL was recognized at the UNIGLOBE Global Rendezvous • Read More »

Jamaica Tourism Minister meets with president of largest travel intelligence media company

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

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met with Skift President Carolyn Kremins to discuss the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, taking place November 27-29, 2017 in Montego Bay. Skift is the largest industry intelligence platform, providing • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel London appoints Aysun Mut as Spa Director for ESPA Life at Corinthia

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

Corinthia London announces the appointment of Aysun Mut as Spa Director for the multi-award winning and flagship spa, ESPA Life at Corinthia. In her new role, Aysun will be responsible for guiding the operation and strategy of ESPA Life, ensuring that the spa embodies the five-star luxury standards of Corinthia Hotels’ flagship property and building • Read More »

Escapades Seychelles 2017: Growing partnership reaping a successful harvest on the French market

June 8, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board has accomplished another successful edition of its annual roadshow in France, which remains the destination’s top source market for tourism. The 14th edition of ‘Escapades Seychelles’ was held from May 29 to June 1, 2017. The “train and dine” events were held in Le Havre, Paris, Nice and Marseille with the • Read More »