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Breaking Travel News interview: Paul Gregorowitsch, chief executive, Oman Air

Breaking Travel News interview: Paul Gregorowitsch, chief executive, Oman Air

13th Apr 2015 in Focus

Recognised as the World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class by the World Travel Awards, Oman Air is presently in the midst of a sharp recalibration of its services. With new aircraft – including the Airbus A330 and Boeing B737 recently taking off – and flights to Goa and Singapore just launched, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here sits down with chief executive Paul Gregorowitsch to discuss what is next on the agenda for the airline. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: William Cotter, managing director, Net Affinity

Breaking Travel News interview: William Cotter, managing director, Net Affinity

7th Apr 2015 in Focus

With the company having been nominated for the title of Europe’s Leading Hotel Bookings Solutions Provider at the upcoming World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here sits down with Net Affinity managing director William Cotter to find out more about this quick developing technology company. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Trần Trọng Kiên, chief executive officer, Buffalo Tours

Breaking Travel News interview: Trần Trọng Kiên, chief executive officer, Buffalo Tours

2nd Apr 2015 in Focus

As a leading travel company in Asia, Buffalo Tours offers the best in customised small group and private guided tours to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and a host of other south-east Asian destinations. Having just been nominated for the title of Asia’s Leading Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards, chief executive Trần Trọng Kiên here sits down with Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole to discuss how the company grew from a single office in Vietnam to become the dominant player in this fast growing region. → Read More

Mission Hills Haikou green credentials certified by Golf Environment Organisation

Mission Hills Haikou green credentials certified by Golf Environment Organisation

In its ongoing commitment to sustainable tourism leadership, Mission Hills Haikou, one of the world’s largest golf resorts, has achieved the international sustainability award, GEO Certified. The award recognises the course’s outstanding efforts to protect the environment, provide a range of value to people and effectively manage natural resources. Mission Hills Haikou is the biggest single-site facility to become GEO Certified. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Mehdi Othmani, general manager, Hilton Hurghada Plaza

Breaking Travel News interview: Mehdi Othmani, general manager, Hilton Hurghada Plaza

30th Mar 2015 in Focus

Overlooking the Red Sea, the Hilton Hurghada Plaza Hotel offers breath-taking views from all 218 guest rooms and suites. From casual beachfront dining to romantic candlelit meals the range of fine dining on offer will suit all tastes, while the chance to relax in the sauna and whirlpool is also a welcome escape. Having been recognised as Africa’s Leading Green Hotel by the World Travel Awards in 2015, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here sits down with general manager Mehdi Othmani to discuss what 2015 holds for this stunning beachfront property. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Arun Madhok, chief executive, Suntec Singapore

Breaking Travel News interview: Arun Madhok, chief executive, Suntec Singapore

27th Mar 2015 in Focus

Having been recognised as the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre by the voters at the World Travel Awards Suntec Singapore is doing all it can to maintain it lead in the Asian MICE space. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with chief executive Arun Madhok to get the latest from the destination. → Read More

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club nominated as Europe’s best by World Travel Awards

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club nominated as Europe’s best by World Travel Awards

17th Mar 2015 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been successfully short-listed among Spain and Europe’s elite for this year’s World Travel Awards, with the property has been nominated in both Spain’s Leading Villa Resort and Europe’s Leading Villa Resort categories. The awards support, promote and develop the global travel and tourism industry by identifying and rewarding excellence. The ‘Leading Villa Resort’ category rewards those resorts that not only offer world-class facilities but that also provide additional attractions and services, all seamlessly integrated with cutting edge designed property. → Read More

The Belfry picks up brace of prestigious World Travel Awards nominations

The Belfry picks up brace of prestigious World Travel Awards nominations

16th Mar 2015 in Hotel NewsTravel Events NewsSpa News

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has been included alongside some of the world’s most premium resorts in two categories at this year’s World Travel Awards: ‘England’s Leading Resort’ and ‘England’s Leading Conference Hotel’. This brace of nominations highlights the all-round excellence of the leisure offering at The Belfry, following a fantastic 2014, when it cemented itself as the leading golf resort in the country. → Read More

ITB Berlin 2015: Qatar picks up top World Travel Award in Germany

ITB Berlin 2015: Qatar picks up top World Travel Award in Germany

Qatar Tourism Authority has been recognised as the World’s Leading Business Travel Destination by the voters at the World Travel Awards for the four consecutive year. Rashed Saeed Al-Qurese, chief marketing and promotions officer with the Qatar Tourism Authority, picked up the coveted trophy during a special presentation at this year’s ITB Berlin in Germany. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Andrew Cook, general manager, Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est

Breaking Travel News interview: Andrew Cook, general manager, Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est

10th Mar 2015 in Focus

Set within exotic tropical gardens and water features inviting guests to enjoy the pristine view over the Indian Ocean, Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est is located on the north-western shores of magical Zanzibar. Having recently been confirmed as host for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016, Breaking Travel News here chats with general manager Andrew Cook about this world-class destination. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Tatiana Piñeros Laverde, director general, Bogotá Tourism

Breaking Travel News interview: Tatiana Piñeros Laverde, director general, Bogotá Tourism

10th Mar 2015 in Focus

Visitor numbers to Bogotá have doubled in under a decade as the Colombian capital develops a reputation as a leading destination to do business. Ahead of the city’s host of the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony in October, Breaking Travel News sits down at ITB Berlin with Tatiana Piñeros Laverde, director general, District Institute of Tourism of Bogotá to discuss the secrets behind its recent renaissance. → Read More

ITB Berlin 2015: Four Seasons Resort Dubai to welcome World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

ITB Berlin 2015: Four Seasons Resort Dubai to welcome World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

4th Mar 2015 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

After an exhaustive search of some of the finest properties in the region, World Travel Awards has revealed Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will host the Middle East Gala Ceremony 2015. The World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony will welcome hundreds of industry leaders to the world-class property on May 5th, as World Travel Awards begins its Grand Tour 2015. → Read More

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