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Wales revelling in Ryder Cup legacy

With the Ryder Cup in its final stages, Wales has begun to examine the legacy of the event. Celtic Manor Resort has certainly seen its profile boosted, but what about golf across the country? Here Breaking Travel News takes a look.

CHTA blasts Thomas Cook’s “unauthorised” cuts

CHTA blasts Thomas Cook’s “unauthorised” cuts

Thomas Cook has provoked a major backlash from the Caribbean travel and tourism industry, led by the CHTA, after attempting to discount outstanding invoices. The tour operator blamed on a summer of weak bookings on the five per cent cuts.

Celtic Manor prepares for Ryder Cup

Already among the most famous golf holiday destinations in the UK, Celtic Manor Resort is set to step up to the international stage this week with the start of the 2010 Ryder Cup. But just what is on offer at this most luxurious of destinations? Here Breaking Travel news checks in ahead of this historic event.

“Night of the Year” for Europe’s travel industry

“Night of the Year” for Europe’s travel industry

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.

Major MICE step for South Africa

Major MICE step for South Africa

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.

Breakout Growth in October Half Term Holidays

Breakout Growth in October Half Term Holidays

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.

World Travel Awards backs India

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.

Jamaica to host the World Travel Awards

Jamaica to host the World Travel Awards

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.

Abu Dhabi GP to overtake last year’s success

Abu Dhabi GP to overtake last year’s success

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.