With less than 350 days to go till Fifa 2010, Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, is one of the business people in travel. However she found time in her hectic schedule to share with BTN her views on the industry, as well how preparations are going for the World Cup when Cape Town is an Official Host City.
In autumn 2010, the Port Authority of Jamaica will debut Falmouth, a major new cruise port with world-class facilities and a glorious history that will transform the town one of the Caribbean’s most culturally vibrant cruise destinations.
Nestled in between quaint fishing villages on a private peninsula along Brazil’s alluring Emerald Coast, Ponta dos Ganchos is a haven for beach lovers who appreciate laid-back elegance, romance and seclusion.
The Nordest has been one of key drivers in Brazil’s economic revolution. But with the winds of the global downturn now sweeping across South America, Adam Coulter visited the region to find out how developments are progressing.
BTN talks to Marriott President Ed Fuller to hear his thoughts on the industry and find out what he has next for Marriott.
BTN talks to WTTC President Jean-Claude Baumgarten to find out his thoughts on how the travel industry is faring in the downturn and what the WTTC’s predictions of what the future might hold.
HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan is the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA). His emirate is currently on a roll, picking up a record 10 trophies at the World Travel Awards Middle East Ceremony. So what is the secret to his emirate’s success. BTN finds out…
The Shangri-La Hotel in Santa Monica, California was the place to be in the 80s. Made famous as the favoured place of Sean Penn and Madonna’s affair and as the setting to those classic Calvin Klein photographs that epitomised the decade.
Lešic-Dimitri Palace is Croatia’s beyond-luxurious new boutique hotel on the island of Korcula. BTN meets General Manager Toni Lozica
Big is not necessarily beautiful in the current downturn. So which companies are doing best in these times of economic austerity?
Business travel has been one of the sectors hardest hit by the downturn. Adam Coulter explores what the top-end hotels can do to lure back the business dollar in this new age of economic austerity.
Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and overlooking the Mediterranean, Furore Inn Resort is a paradise hideaway steeped in the romance of ancient Italy