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Avis success at World Travel Awards 2014

Avis success at World Travel Awards 2014

Press Release | 10th Sep 2014 in Travel Events NewsCar Rental News

At the World Travel Awards (Africa & Indian Ocean) 2014, Avis takes home six awards. → Read More

CuisinArt revealed as host for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2014

CuisinArt revealed as host for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2014

Amid flourishing tourism and a growing reputation as one of the world’s premier island destinations, Anguilla has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2014 on October 25th. For the first time in its rich history, the Anguilla Tourist Board and the luxurious CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa will host the distinguished Gala Ceremony, hailed as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’ which celebrates the year’s top tier performers in travel, tourism and hospitality and those who continue to innovate and drive the industry forward. → Read More

Air Seychelles celebrates following World Travel Awards victory

Air Seychelles celebrates following World Travel Awards victory

9th Sep 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has scooped two coveted accolades at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, further enhancing its status as the leading carrier in the Indian Ocean region and beyond. The airline was awarded the titles of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline – Business Class and Indian Ocean’s Leading Cabin Crew. → Read More

Royal Livingstone takes top title at World Travel Awards

Royal Livingstone takes top title at World Travel Awards

8th Sep 2014 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

The Royal Livingstone, a five-star property within Sun International’s SUNLUX Collection - has been recognised as Zambia’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony for the eighth time. The Royal Livingstone stretches along the banks of the Zambezi River, just a short walk from its own exclusive entrance to The Victoria Falls. → Read More

Africa & Indian Ocean winners revealed at World Travel Awards

Africa & Indian Ocean winners revealed at World Travel Awards

5th Sep 2014 in Travel Events NewsTourism News

Kenya Tourism Board has successfully defended its title as Africa’s Leading Tourist Board as World Travel Awards winners in Africa & Indian Ocean are revealed. The organisation was among the most successful entrants at the 2014 awards, taking the prize for the third consecutive year, while South Africa Airways took the trophy for Africa’s Leading Airline. → Read More

Frasers Hospitality takes top titles at the World Travel Awards

Frasers Hospitality takes top titles at the World Travel Awards

4th Sep 2014 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Frasers Hospitality, a world leader in premium serviced apartments and hotel residences, has taken the title of Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand at the World Travel Awards. The trophy was one of the nine coveted titles it recently swept at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, this year hosted in Greece. → Read More

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai adds mobile check in

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai adds mobile check in

31st Aug 2014 in Hotel News

The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is launching the Marriott Mobile Check-In and Check-Out service which allows visitors to download a mobile application and have their room key waiting for them on arrival. The application enables Marriott Rewards members to receive push notifications on their Apple iPhones or Android devices after 16:00 of the day before their arrival alerting them they can check-in. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Yonel Altun, general manager, Rixos Premium Bodrum

Breaking Travel News interview: Yonel Altun, general manager, Rixos Premium Bodrum

27th Aug 2014 in Focus

Yonel Altun, GM, Rixos Premium Bodrum talks to Breaking Travel News. Rixos Premium Bodrum has won “Europe’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel” for two years in a row at World Travel Awards 2014 Europe Ceremony → Read More

Family holidays to drive growth in Dubai tourism sector

Family holidays to drive growth in Dubai tourism sector

His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri, director general of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing has revealed how family-centred travel is emerging a key component of travel to the emirate. Following the release of strong new tourism figures yesterday, he commented: “Our strategy continues to be positioning Dubai as the must-experience family destination: as such we are constantly diversifying our tourism offering and increasing our hotel portfolio to attract, and cater to, a broader market of visitors.” → Read More

Chinese visitors drive record figures for Dubai tourism

Chinese visitors drive record figures for Dubai tourism

26th Aug 2014 in Focus

Dubai’s hotels welcomed more than 5.8 million tourists in the first half of 2014, up around one per cent compared to the same period last year, according to stats released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing. Hoteliers and hotel apartment operators saw total first half revenues reach Dhs12.74 billion ($3.18 billion), an increase of 10.9 per cent year-on-year. → Read More

Vietnam Airlines signs codeshare with Jet Airways

Vietnam Airlines signs codeshare with Jet Airways

24th Aug 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Vietnam Airlines and Jet Airways have announced a reciprocal codeshare agreement, offering passengers enhanced connectivity and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks of both airlines. Under the codeshare arrangement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Vietnam Airlines’ flights from Bangkok and Singapore to Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. → Read More

Changes of leadership move Coco Collection forward

Changes of leadership move Coco Collection forward

22nd Aug 2014 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Coco Collection has welcomed new general managers for Coco Bodu Hithi, the stylish luxury boutique resort in North Malé Atoll, and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, the barefoot luxury eco-resort in Baa Atoll. At the same time, a new director of marketing at the helm of the marketing and PR team in the corporate head office has been appointed. → Read More

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