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PATA: Retained sustainable Certification for a second year

July 4, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

PATA’s Bangkok headquarters has retained its EarthCheck Silver-level Sustainability Certification for a second consecutive year. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) head office team worked with guidance from EarthCheck, a leading scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for the travel and tourism industry, in the collection and collation of relevant operational data on daily practices • Read More »

Jamaica welcomes inaugural Eurowings flight from Cologne-Bonn Germany

July 3, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

One of Europe’s leading airlines, Eurowings, a subsidiary of one of the world’s biggest airline companies, Lufthansa, will begin operating a twice-weekly scheduled service between Germany’s largest populated metropolitan region and Montego Bay, beginning July 3 this year. The scheduled flights will operate every Monday and Friday from Cologne/Bonn, and will use their Airbus 330 • Read More »

Ministries of Tourism and Health to officially launch Jamaica Tourism and Health Program

July 3, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

In an effort to protect the health and well-being of Jamaica’s citizens and visitors, the Ministries of Tourism and Health, in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will officially launch the Jamaica Tourism and Health Program. The initiative forms part of a regional tourism and health project, jointly funded by an Inter-American Development • Read More »

Introduced on Canada Day and for world tourism: The Maurice Strong Legacy Scholarships

July 1, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Today is Canada Day. It’s also a day to remember the late Maurice Strong a Canadian Hero, a Travel & Tourism Veteran, who led many historical sustainable development initiatives, including the 1992 Rio Earth Summit and its Agenda 21 implementation framework. Professor Geoffrey Lipman, a tourism personality on its own, co-founder and president of the • Read More »

Guam Visitors Bureau event lights up Pleasure Island Tumon with over 12,000 in attendance

July 1, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce the BBQ competition winners of the fifth annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party that took place on Saturday, July 1st. Eight teams competed in three categories – chicken, beef and pork – but only one earned the title of the overall 2017 Champion Grill Master. • Read More »

Lights, camera, Seychelles!

June 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles islands, renowned for its exotic sceneries, will once again be featured in an upcoming international television series. A UK-based production house– Baby Cow Productions – has identified some of the islands’ uncrowded and idyllic beaches as the perfect setting for latest edition of its TV series — High and Dry. Rich in wild • Read More »

Jamaica Tourism Minister discusses pension plan for tourism workers

June 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed tourism stakeholders in Kingston recently about the tourism workers’ pension scheme, which is expected to go to tender soon. The fund is expected to benefit some 90,000 persons employed in the tourism industry and will be bolstered by $1 billion being provided by the Tourism Enhancement Fund • Read More »

São Lourenço do Barrocal: Connecting with land and region

June 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Green Globe congratulates São Lourenço do Barrocal’s on its inaugural certification and commitment to sustainable best practices. Susana Lourenço, Marketing Director at the estate said, “We believe experiencing local products, food, history, landscapes and stories is the way to contribute to the development of the local economy, our own business and a sensibility towards the • Read More »

Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC: Green actions speak for themselves

June 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC located next to the World Trade Centre, is a hip, modern hotel renowned for its cube shaped living spaces (or Cubi). The hotel retains its green credentials with recent re-certification by Green Globe for its sixth year. Many new initiatives have been taken onboard by the progressive property. Qbic Amsterdam prefers • Read More »

Seychelles Multi Sectoral meeting: Proposed revision of park fees, stray dogs and mooring

June 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Government officials met with stakeholders from the private sector in the third Multi Sectoral meeting for 2017 to discuss and propose solutions to challenges affecting the tourism industry. The meeting held on Friday, June 23, at the Ex-National Assembly Hall, National house, was chaired by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Mr. • Read More »

The Theft of a Nation: A treat also for tourists visiting Hawaii on July 4th

June 30, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Tourists celebrating the 4th of July in Hawaii are in for a special treat. All Americans celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year, commemorating the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation in 1776. To mark an event from Hawai’i’s history, La • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel Prague offering luxurious Spa Pamper package

June 29, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Let Corinthia Hotel Prague pamper you at their Apollo Spa after a day of exploring all the sights and sounds of Prague, one of Europe’s most enchanting capital cities. The Corinthia Prague’s new luxurious Spa Pamper package provides guests with a great opportunity to spoil themselves every day of their stay. From the time they • Read More »

Seychelles national airline: Nonstop China to Seychelles

June 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Air Seychelles teamed up with the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) to secure the charter services following a series of promotional events aimed at increasing awareness of the tropical archipelago in China, one of the fastest-growing travel markets in the world. The national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced it will operate non-stop charter • Read More »

Seychellois Doreen D’Souza appointed to the top role of Resort Manager for Hilton Seychelles

June 28, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Doreen D’Souza has been appointed Resort Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles – Allamanda Resort & Spa. She becomes the first Seychellois and African woman to be appointed to the top role by the resort. Prior to her promotion, D’Souza was the HR & Training Manager for Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and DoubleTree by Seychelles • Read More »

International media buzz: Spanish football star Alvaro Morata whisking new wife to Seychelles honeymoon

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles appears to continue to be among the preferred choices of international football stars searching for the perfect holiday or honeymoon destination. According to the UK news site MailOnline, Spanish professional footballer Alvaro Morata and wife Alice Campello have chosen the island destination as their idyllic honeymoon getaway. This has also been reported in several • Read More »

São Lourenço do Barrocal: First certification

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Green Globe congratulates São Lourenço do Barrocal in Portugal on its first certification awarded in acknowledgement of its sustainable operations and management. São Lourenço do Barrocal in the Alentejano region is set amidst ancient oaks, olive groves and vineyards. The estate was once a small farming village (monte) and has been owned by the same • Read More »

The World Travel Award goes to ANA Intercontinental Tokyo

June 26, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

ANA InterContinental Tokyo (Akasaka, Minato Ward, Tokyo), is proud to announce that, for the second consecutive year, it has been honoured with a ‘World Travel Award’ in the category of Japan’s Leading Business Hotel. Established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence, the World Travel Awards are the highest accolades in the travel and • Read More »

Finn Partners’ 2017 “Confessions Of A Modern Traveler” Survey Reveals Americans’ Love For Summer Lovin’

June 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The “Vacation-Version” of most American travelers is more likely to spend summer days taking risks and acting out spontaneously, while many singles will look for a romantic rendezvous on their summer nights, according to a new Finn Futures™ survey conducted by Finn Partners’ global travel and lifestyle practice. Sixty one percent of Americans agree that, when • Read More »

Nepal Tourism Summit about to launch on US east coast

June 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

After the success of two Nepal Tourism Summits – the first on the US west coast in Denver, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle, with the second in Europe in Germany, the Czech Republic, and Poland – the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is teaming up again with eTurboNews (eTN) and the International Coalition of • Read More »

It’s a wrap! Tropika Island of Treasure ends, boosting Seychelles tourism

June 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The grand finale of the 7th season of South African series Tropika Island of Treasure wrapped up Monday evening, after 12 weeks of spectacular coverage of the Seychelles islands. Screened on South Africa’s SABC 3 channel, Tropika Island of Treasure Season 7 – filmed in Seychelles – was beamed to millions of viewers who tuned • Read More »

Jamaica Tourism pushes for stronger ties between Miami Beach and Negril

June 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has been invited to make a special presentation at the 85th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors, in Miami Beach, Florida, to further support the twinning of the City of Miami Beach with the resort town of Negril. Minister Bartlett, who first made the proposal to • Read More »

La Grée des Landes Éco-Hôtel Spa Yves Rocher awarded Gold

June 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

La Grée des Landes Éco-Hôtel Spa Yves Rocher in the Bretagne region, France, was recently awarded Green Globe’s Gold Certification marking five years of continuous membership. Nestled in the heart of the countryside, La Grée des Landes Éco-Hôtel Spa Yves Rocher blends into the landscape. On the side of a hill, its gracious lines follow • Read More »

Germany leads the way in visitor arrivals to Seychelles

June 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Almost halfway through the year 2017, Germany has taken the number one spot as the Seychelles main tourism market. According to latest statistics the National Bureau of Statistics released on Thursday, Germany has sent 21,642 visitors to the island nation up to Sunday June 18, 2017. The figure is 29 percent above that recorded for • Read More »

The Lower Manhattan Historical Association announces the third annual July 4th Festival in Lower Manhattan

June 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterelease.net - | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Lower Manhattan Historical Association, in conjunction with the Sons of the Revolution The State of New York, The Veteran Corps of Artillery State of New York, The Sons of the American Revolution and Culture Now announces their July 4th Festival in Lower Manhattan The celebration starts at 11:00 AM July 2, with the Alexander • Read More »