With just a few weeks to go before the official opening of ITB China, the new marketplace for the Chinese travel industry, industry professionals were invited to share their point of view on the booming sector at a pre-launch event in Shanghai. Eleanor Hawkins was in attendance for Breaking Travel News in Shanghai to find out more.
Mango Tree, situated in the heart of Belgravia, close to Buckingham palace, is a part of London that will be forever Thailand. Using traditional Thai ingredients, herbs and spices Mango Tree serves dishes from each of the four main culinary regions of Thailand. Here Chris O’Toole finds out more for Breaking Travel News.
With ITB China set to make its debut in early May, Eleanor Hawkins was invited to visit Shanghai as preparations for the event reach a crescendo. Here we find out what she found in this sprawling megacity.
First there was a deliberately depressing theme park, now Banksy is opening a hotel with views of graffiti-strewn concrete from every room. The Walled off Hotel is a three-storey immersive piece of art and also a fully functioning hostelry.
Royal Holiday members not only enjoy nearly 200 vacation destinations in 52 countries across the globe, but they can also use credits to take advantage of partnerships with premiere cruise lines in order to enjoy the convenience of all-inclusive travel. For those interested in a jaunt around the Eastern Caribbean, including ports of call like San Juan and Grand Turk, the Carnival Glory offers the perfect escape.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica, talks to Breaking Travel News about his ambitions for hospitality in the Caribbean, the development of Trench Town as a cultural centre, and the significance of the island’s people to the success of the local tourism sector.
Aimed at the small to mid-sized accommodation wholesaler and distributor, Triometric is unveiling an easy to deploy and use pre-packaged version of its proven analytics platform at ITB Berlin 2017, alongside its established and scalable on-premise solution.
At the south eastern tip of Florida lies the colorful, lively and richly cultured city of Miami, a place that is a hotspot for the rich and famous, sun-seeking tourists and its glamorous inhabitants. Miami sees an incredible amount of tourism each year and owing to its beautiful climate, its attractive beaches and its bouncing night life, it is easy to see why.
Travelling is the best way to relax and spend some quality time with your family. However, many people are concerned about the fact that travel can be costlier, since one not only needs to spend money on renting hotels to stay but will also have to pay quite a huge amount in renting cars.
Traditionally, it is well-known that around half of business startups will fail within 5 years, with almost all of them eventually dying out practically exhausted by failed attempts to survive in the sea of other businesses, whether beginners like themselves or industry bigwigs.
Simon Thomas, head concierge at The Lanesborough in London, will be appointed international president of Les Clefs d’Or later this month at the Union Internationale des Concierges d’Hôtels. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole chats with Thomas ahead of his appointment to discover more about what this prestigious honour means to him.
Thai Silk is where excellent, genuine and healthy Thai Cuisine meets refreshing initiative and undeniable customer service, making the bar a consistently popular destination for drinks. Here Breaking Travel News visits to find out more.