World Travel Market News

Vinicius Lummertz, president, Brazilian Tourist Board

Vinicius Lummertz, president, Brazilian Tourist Board

10 November 2017 Videos

In a hard-hitting interview Vinicius Lummertz, president of the Brazilian Tourist Board, challenges the perceived image of Rio de Janeiro as unsafe for tourists and explains a new program launched by the government to improve its infrastructure. He also reveals what we can expect from Brazilian tourism in 2018.

Ihab Sorial, senior vice president international sales, Oman Air

Ihab Sorial, senior vice president international sales, Oman Air

10 November 2017 Videos

Oman Air senior vice president international sales Ihab Sorial talks to Breaking Travel News during World Travel Market in London. On the agenda is the expanding route network of the airline, how codeshare deals allow it to meet its increasingly globalised ambitions, and a look at the unique on-board service on offer.

Jean-François Laurent, general manager, Anantara Palm Dubai

Jean-François Laurent, general manager, Anantara Palm Dubai

10 November 2017 Videos

Jean-François Laurent, general manager at the Anantara Palm Dubai hotel in the United Arab Emirates, talks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Market in London. He tells editor Chris O’Toole what we can expect from 2018 and how important it was for the hotel to be recognised by the World Travel Awards.

Rashed Al-Qurese, chief marketing officer, Qatar Tourism Authority

Rashed Al-Qurese, chief marketing officer, Qatar Tourism Authority

10 November 2017 Videos

With the destination rolling out visa free access to dozens of new countries in 2017, Qatar is seeking to boost its position in international tourism. With preparations for the FIFA 2022 World Cup also coming under the spotlight, there is plenty to talk about as Breaking Travel News catches up with Rashed Al-Qurese, chief marketing officer at the Qatar Tourism Authority, during World Travel Market in London.

Nilesh Thakkar, chief commercial officer, Satguru Travel & Tourism

Nilesh Thakkar, chief commercial officer, Satguru Travel & Tourism

10 November 2017 Videos

As the company launches a new office in London during World Travel Market, Nilesh Thakkar, chief commercial officer with Satguru Travel & Tourism, speaks to Breaking Travel News. Also on the agenda is the growing presence of the company in Africa and the importance of being recognised by the World Travel Awards.

Sasha Ella, group marketing manager, Mantis Collection

Sasha Ella, group marketing manager, Mantis Collection

10 November 2017 Videos

The Sharjah Investment & Development Authority has unveiled that Mantis Collection will be managing all hospitality facilities under the Sharjah Collection brand. Here Sasha Ella, group marketing manager for Mantis Collection, tells Breaking Travel News what this will mean for the boutique hospitality organisation.

Tolene van Der Merwe, hub head, UK & Ireland, South Africa Tourism

Tolene van Der Merwe, hub head, UK & Ireland, South Africa Tourism

10 November 2017 Videos

With a new tourism strategy being rolled out, new product coming to market, and a renewed government focus on the sector, there is plenty happening in South African tourism. Here Tolene van Der Merwe, hub head for the UK & Ireland for South Africa Tourism, tells Breaking Travel News all about it.