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BTN spotlight: Anthony McHale, GM, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

BTN spotlight: Anthony McHale, GM, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Anthony McHale is the General Manager of the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, a post he took up in March. A veteran hotelier with over 30 years experience in luxury hospitality, he shares with BTN some of the secrets to running a top-notch establishment.

Interview with Stella Photi of Wellbeing Escapes

Interview with Stella Photi of Wellbeing Escapes

Specialist travel company Wellbeing Escapes is more than a luxury hotel and spa listing website, it’s a website that appeals to seasoned spa enthusiasts as well as the novice, the site give users unique access to a wealth of guidance, inspiration and knowledge plus news, tips and chat from the world of spa, wellbeing and holistic health - all delivered in an informal, engaging style. 

BTN spotlight: Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, CEO Cape Town Tourism

BTN spotlight: Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, CEO Cape Town Tourism

With less than 350 days to go till Fifa 2010, Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, is one of the business people in travel. However she found time in her hectic schedule to share with BTN her views on the industry, as well how preparations are going for the World Cup when Cape Town is an Official Host City.

How is the downturn affecting Brazil?

How is the downturn affecting Brazil?

The Nordest has been one of key drivers in Brazil’s economic revolution. But with the winds of the global downturn now sweeping across South America, Adam Coulter visited the region to find out how developments are progressing.

Ed Fuller Marriott

Ed Fuller Marriott

BTN talks to Marriott President Ed Fuller to hear his thoughts on the industry and find out what he has next for Marriott.

In the BTN spotlight: Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan

In the BTN spotlight: Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan

HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan is the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA). His emirate is currently on a roll, picking up a record 10 trophies at the World Travel Awards Middle East Ceremony. So what is the secret to his emirate’s success. BTN finds out…

Lešic-Dimitri Palace

Lešic-Dimitri Palace

Lešic-Dimitri Palace is Croatia’s beyond-luxurious new boutique hotel on the island of Korcula. BTN meets General Manager Toni Lozica