Europe’s top destinations and leading travel companies will gather under one roof this Friday 1 October at the Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, Turkey. All will be hoping to walk away with the most sought-after achievement in the travel and tourism industry - the World Travel Awards Europe Ceremony trophies.
South Africa’s MICE sector has taken another stride forward after the African Bureau of Conventions welcomed the East London International Convention Centre and the Premier Hotel Group as its latest members.
Summer 2010 holiday sales had a lot to contend with this year with considerable uncertainty in the stability of the travel industry. Travel companies have noticed significant drops in consumer confidence this summer with a series of highly publicised events causing concern in the industry.
As U.S. and European travelers tighten their travel budgets, destination marketers have to work harder to attract visitors.
Major tourism institutions from around the world have begun to offer their support to India ahead of the Commonwealth Games. With just days to go before the opening ceremony WTA has confirmed it will go ahead with its planned Asian & Australasia Gala Ceremony in Delhi on October 14th – offering a significant boost to regional industry.
Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa, located on Jamaica’s beautiful south coast, is set to host travel and tourism’s biggest night of the year, the World Travel Awards Americas Ceremony, on 22 October.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November is expected to provide an even greater tourism boost to the fast-growing emirate than the inaugural event last year, according to the latest predictions from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority.
Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth was one of the tourism stars of the FIFA 2010 World Cup. BTN met up with Mandlakazi Skefile to find out about her new role as the tourism chief of this incredible part of South Africa.
As the pioneering founder of Sandals Resorts, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart has redefined all-inclusive luxury in the Caribbean. Here Breaking Travel News sits down with the enigmatic entrepreneur to discuss recent developments in the Caribbean and what the future holds for this most engaging of businessmen.
Tourism is the economic lifeblood of the Caribbean. BTN talks to the CHTA’s new President Josef Forstmayr about what governments across the region can do to mobilise the sector.
Over the past several years, the use of social networks and mobile devices has become ubiquitous.
A ground-breaking new partnership has been formed between the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) and the African Bureau of Conventions, aimed at ensuring maximum economic growth of Johannesburg, as well as enhanced membership opportunities to local and regional businesses.