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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to host World Travel Awards

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to host World Travel Awards

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort will host the prestigious World Travel Awards, Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place on October 15th, with hundreds of hospitality leaders from across the regions expected to be in attendance. A luxury hillside resort overlooking a sparkling private bay, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort allows guests to enjoy the very best of Vietnam.

Weekend programme revealed ahead of World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony

Weekend programme revealed ahead of World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony

Preparations are proceeding apace ahead of the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony with an extensive weekend programme revealed today. Guests at the event will be invited to engage in a three day programme of exclusive networking events, private skiing, sight-seeing tours and a host of other activities.

Emirates Palace to welcome Indian travel agents annual jamboree

Emirates Palace to welcome Indian travel agents annual jamboree

Abu Dhabi will later this month host the 63rd annual convention of The Travel Agents Association of India – the ‘voice’ of the country’s rapidly expanding travel and tourism sector. Around 600 TAAI delegates, and 40 Indian journalists, are due in the UAE capital for the meeting, and an associated exhibition, which will be held at the signature Emirates Palace hotel from October 14th-16th.

IHG signals German expansion with NOVUM deal

IHG signals German expansion with NOVUM deal

InterContinental Hotels and NOVUM Hotel Group, one of the largest hotel groups in Germany, have signed a development agreement spanning 20 hotels across Europe in markets such as Germany, Austria and Netherlands. The deal is the first venture together between both companies.

Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Grand Final

Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Grand Final

On December 02nd, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort Maldives will be the venue for a World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016, one of the most glamorous events in the global hospitality business. Numerous hospitality leaders from around the globe are expected to be in attendance. The annual event will offer hoteliers, aviation leaders, car rental experts, and tourism insiders the unique opportunity to savour and celebrate their achievements of the past year with their industry peers.

AHIF 2016: Hilton to bring first modular hotel to Africa

AHIF 2016: Hilton to bring first modular hotel to Africa

Hilton Worldwide has marked this year’s African Hotel Investment Forum with the announcement of new properties and extensions in three African countries. It continues the company’s commitment to expansion across the continent as it seeks to double its footprint from its existing 39 hotels to more than 80 hotels in the next three to five years.

Citymax Hotels recognised by World Travel Awards in Middle East

Citymax Hotels recognised by World Travel Awards in Middle East

Citymax Hotels, the hospitality division of the Landmark Group, has recognised with a World Travel Award for Middle East’s Leading Budget Hotel Brand for the third time running. Russel Sharpe, chief operating officer, Citymax Hotels stated: “We are delighted that Citymax Hotels have once again been recognised within the Middle East."

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai takes top crown at World Travel Awards

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai takes top crown at World Travel Awards

At this year’s prestigious [url=http://www.worldtravelawards.com/profile-32504-jw-marriott-marquis-dubai]World Travel Awards[/url] Middle East Gala Ceremony, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai was recognised for its commitment to excellence once again. They were voted Middle East’s Leading Conference Hotel 2016 and Dubai’s Leading Conference Hotel 2016 by travel tourism professionals worldwide. This adds to an impressive portfolio of international and local awards won by the hotel since its opening in 2012.

Dubai leads winners at World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Dubai leads winners at World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Voters at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony have recognised Dubaias the Middle East’s Leading Destination during a glittering red-carpet ceremony at The St. Regis Dubai. At the same time, the emirate took the title of Middle East's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination while the Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketingwas recognised as the Middle East's Leading Tourist Board.

Lisbon takes top title at World Travel Awards

Lisbon takes top title at World Travel Awards

Lisbon has been named Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination by the World Travel Awards. These accolades, announced at the Europe Gala Ceremony held in Sardinia, honour the quality of services and the facilities for cruise passengers available in the sunny Portuguese capital. Paula Oliveira, executive director of Turismo de Lisboa, said: “We are extremely proud to have received these two new awards for our city."

World Travel Awards set for Middle East Gala Ceremony at St. Regis Dubai

World Travel Awards set for Middle East Gala Ceremony at St. Regis Dubai

World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016 at The St. Regis Dubai on September 29th. The event is the latest stop on the Grand Tour 2016, with previous hosts including Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est in Tanzania, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Jamaica, Swissôtel Lima, and Italy’s Forte Village Resort.

Quito set to welcome hundreds of thousands of guests for Habitat III

Quito set to welcome hundreds of thousands of guests for Habitat III

From October 17th-20th Quito, the capital of Ecuador, will welcome more than 30,000 people at the Habitat III conference, the global summit of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. The event is celebrated every 20 years and will be the first summit ever to be held in a Latin American city.