World Travel Awards has recognised St Petersburg’s potential for tourism growth, arguing the Russian destination has a bright future on the international hospitality stage. The city earlier claimed the title of the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016.
Katara Hospitality has taken the title of World’s Leading Hospitality Company at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016. The Middle Eastern hospitality giant was crowned during a glittering event at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in the Maldives in front of an audience of over 250 hospitality leaders from around the world.
Tai O Heritage Hotel Hong Kong, managed by Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation was recognised as Asia’s Leading Heritage Hotel by the World Travel Awards earlier this year. As the organisation continues on its mission to revitalise and maintain heritage buildings in Hong Kong, Breaking Travel News here catches up with project committee member Iris Wong to discuss what the organisation brings to hospitality in the region.
World Travel Awards is preparing to welcome the elite of global hospitality to the Maldives for the Grand Final 2016. The event will be staged at the glamourous The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi on Friday, December 2nd, with nearly 300 hundred industry leaders expected to attend. Unfolding over 52 acres of natural perfection, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is the perfect venue for the Grand Final 2016 and a world away from the everyday.
Breaking Travel News talks to Evgenia Boyankova, group director of business development, Sun Siyam at World Travel Market 2016. As Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort prepares to host the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016 we catch up on the latest developments.
Marriott Executive Apartments has been named Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the third consecutive year at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The annual awards were voted for by travel and tourism professionals from around the world and were established to recognise, acknowledge and reward excellence in the hospitality industry.
Breaking Travel News chats with Juan Losada, general manager, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony in Vietnam. On the agenda is the growth of tourism in the destination, the support the sector receives from the government, and the ambitious expansion plans the hotel has for 2017.
Audrey Lee, senior vice president, economic affairs, Changi Airport, about the destination’s victory at the World Travel Awards.
Huang Mei Lin, general manager of Fraser Residence Nankai, Osaka, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the property she leads and the value of winning at the World Travel Awards.
Ho Quang Tuan, director, Middle Regional Office, Vietnam Airlines, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the airline and what it brings to the hospitality sector in the country.
Sarah Built, general manager for Australia & New Zealand, Etihad Airways, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the new lounge the airline has opened in Melbourne.
Stefan Heintze, general manager, Layana Resort & Spa, speak to Breaking Travel News about what the property brings to the hospitality sector in Thailand and what the company has in store in win again in 2017.