Last year was one of the toughest on record for luxury hospitality. But now the sector is well on the road to recovery with a raft of new openings, plus some ground-breaking developments in the pipeline. Breaking Travel News picks the best of the new crop.
India will fall under the sporting spotlight in October when Delhi hosts the 19th Commonwealth Games. With seven months before the opening ceremony, Breaking Travel News takes a look at preparations for the event. Mike Starling reports
Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of Just a Drop and World Travel Market discusses how she has been overwhelmed by the widespread support the travel and tourism industry has shown Just a Drop’s Just Help Haiti campaign.
It is not enough to rely on existing technologies and legacy systems. In this turbulent economic environment, you must harness the power of innovation to find competitive edge and profitability.
As a gateway between East and West, Turkey – and its present Capital of Culture, Istanbul – have been of great significance to travellers for centuries. But as the country’s intellectual centre basks in the world’s gaze, the greater prize of European Union membership remains illusive. BTN examines recent developments in Turkey, and assesses what the future holds.
South Africa has hosted the Rugby World Cup, the Cricket World Cup and this summer will welcome the FIFA World Cup finals. In its bid to become a sports tourism powerhouse, football’s biggest event can be the springboard to fulfil the country’s massive ambitions. By Mike Starling
Tourism is a vital part of Italy’s economy. In spite of the current economic crisis, the online travel market is one of the most active segments of the Italian travel industry and will continue to grow in 2010 at a rate of 9%, outperforming the overall market according to PhoCusWright’s Italian Online Travel Overview Fifth Edition.
Il turismo e’ vitale per l’economia dell’Italia. Nonostante l’attuale crisi economica, il mercato italiano dei viaggi online e’ uno dei piu’ attivi segmenti per l’industria turistica italiana e crescera’ ancora quest’anno.
Although the environment was overshadowed somewhat by the recession last year, the travel industry nevertheless made a significant step forward to a sustainable future.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be like no other World Cup in history. For the first time the greatest event in football, the most widely-followed sporting extravaganza on the planet, is breaking new ground in Africa – more specifically, South Africa.
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The mobile device will be the world’s primary connection tool to the internet in 2020. So what exactly are the benefits of a mobile website?