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Jamaica leads Caribbean out of recession

Jamaica leads Caribbean out of recession

With the recovery in the Caribbean now firmly established, Jamaica has emerged as the regional leader. The luxury destination expects to welcome more visitors in 2010 than ever before, with Breaking Travel News’s Chris O’Toole here taking a look why.

India sets the scene for travel triumph

India sets the scene for travel triumph

India is set to play host to the forthcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony in what is expected to be the most keenly fought competition ever.

Joburg’s endless party

Joburg’s endless party

In the wake of a lively winter season when Joburg revelled in its role as the principal host of the 2010 Football World Cup, the Joburg Tourism Company is set to sustain the positive momentum with lively spring and summer promotional campaigns, entrenching the city as a leading year-round global destination for business and leisure tourism, sporting, music, cultural and lifestyle events.

Michael Jackson alive and living in Dubai?

Footage claiming to show Michael Jackson stepping out a coroner’s van after his death is being seized upon by conspiracy theorists who believe that the King of Pop is still alive and kicking. Two months on from the day the world was rocked by the death of our greatest pop superstar, where might Jacko be now if he really did stage his own demise?

Phuket leads Thai tourism revival

Phuket leads Thai tourism revival

Thailand’s tourism jewel of Phuket is leading the country’s dramatic tourism revival. In November the paradise island will be marking its arrival on the global sport tourism arena with opening of the groundbreaking Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure Club. BTN finds out more.

Hacienda Tres Ríos raises the green stakes

Hacienda Tres Ríos raises the green stakes

Since opening in November 2008, Mexico’s Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort has rapidly established a reputation as the ultimate green retreat. It has been nominated for “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Green Hotel” at the 2010 World Travel Awards in October.

Italy’s Finest: Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna

Italy’s Finest: Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna

Nestled alongside an idyllic bay overlooked by the Aragonese watchtower, Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna is recognised as one of the finest establishments in the Mediterranean. Surrounded by lush, verdant vegetation, the property sits just two kilometres from the small town of Villasimius in the extreme south-east of the island, and offers access to a natural salt lake and a charming, white-sand beach.

Editor’s Blog: Cameron looks to the past

In a speech this morning prime minister David Cameron argued Britain must focus on its heritage in order to attract more visitors. Breaking Travel News junior editor Chris O’Toole argues the coalition will need more than empty promises to revive the industry.