In January 2011, a new travel exhibition is being launched to target Japan’s luxury market. BTN met up with Blossom Japan’s organiser Jay Martens to find out more.
BTN speaks to Shomari Scott, Director of Tourism, Cayman Islands at Caribbean Marketplace 2010
As part of a series of interviews ahead of Caribbean Marketplace 2010, BTN talks to Dr Hon. Ewart F. Brown, Premier and Minister of Bermuda Tourism on his plans for 2010 and beyond.
Frans Richardson is Sint Maarten’s Commissioner of Economic Affairs and Tourism, Sports, Government Information Services and Aviation Affairs. BTN finds out his thoughts at Caribbean Marketplace 2010.
James Hepple is the new President and CEO of Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association, and one of the most experienced tourism professionals in the Caribbean. BTN met with him before Caribbean Marketplace 2010 to find out his thoughts on tourism in the region for the coming year.
Josef Forstmayr is the President-Elect of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), and will become the voice of tourism in the region when he takes up the presidency in June. He is also the Managing Director of Jamaica’s exclusive Round Hill Hotel & Villas, voted “World’s Leading Villa” seven years running by the World Travel Awards. BTN spoke to him to find out his thoughts ahead of CHTA Marketplace 2010.
Sandals is tackling the downturn by continuing to expand. This month sees the opening of Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas, a luxury new all-butler suite resort. BTN finds out more from Karl Thompson, UK Managing Director, Sandals.
Jamaica’s Half Moon epitomizes the Caribbean travel experience. Timeless elegance blends seamlessly with the forces of mother nature to create an experience that is the soul of the island. BTN spoke to the resort’s managing director, Richard Whitfield, on his plans for 2010.
On the eve of Caribbean Marketplace 2010, BTN caught up Brett Callaghan, the man behind TotallyBarbados.com, to find out how a site that started small has grown big by tapping into local knowledge.
In the first of a series of interviews ahead of Caribbean Marketplace 2010, BTN talks to the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister for Tourism on his plans for 2010.
The Sheraton Langkawi Beach combines the overwhelming beauty of a Malaysian island paradise with the ultimate in sumptuous hospitality. It has just scooped “Malaysia’s Leading Resort” at the 2009 World Travel Awards, so what can we expect in 2010?
The 16th World Travel Awards Grand Final was held in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Novemeber 8th. So what does it take to be a world class brand and WTA winner? BTN investigates