Leading web-developer Fortune Cookie has launched the first social media travel guide - ebookers Explorer. The free App – for use with both iPhone and iPad - allows holidaymakers to discover the world through the power of social networks by sharing what others are saying, seeing and doing.
The May Fair Hotel, London is considered to be one of the most prestigious luxury hotels in the British capital with five star rooms, suites, health spa and gym. All this is located in a prized location on Hyde Park in central London – which has just been voted the “World’s Leading Destination” by the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with general manager Antony Lee to discover what separates the property from its many competitors.
The Address Dubai Mall has been recognised as the Middle East’s Leading Shopping Destination Hotel by the World Travel Awards. Already considered by many to be among the pre-eminent properties in the region, the Address Dubai Mall is perhaps best known for its gamut of exclusive services, including the offer of a personal fashion advisor for all in-house guests.
Acknowledged as the leading travel show in Africa, Breaking Travel News has today been reporting from Indaba during the second day of the event in Durban. Here we meet some of the key players in the regional tourism sector and get their thoughts on developments in 2011 and what the future holds.
Sir Richard Branson, long one of the most visible faces in the UK tourism sector, has topped the travel entrants on the 2011 Sunday Times Rich List. Revealed over the weekend, Sunday Times research placed his fortune at a staggering £3.085 billion – a 19 per cent increase on last year.
Cornwall really is the jewel in England’s crown when it comes to all types of family holidays, but especially when it comes to caravan holidays. There is something really traditional about caravan breaks in Cornwall because it allows us adults to recapture part of our youth and enjoy the simple pleasures in life and yet gives the kids a great holiday too.
Heads of State, corporate moguls and high-profile businessmen from across the world call the Taj Palace Hotel home when they visit New Delhi. BTN talks to General Manager, Taljinder Singh, of the World Travel Award winning hotel.
As Tourism Indaba 2011 gets underway in Durban this weekend, Johannesburg Tourism Company has plenty of things to be shouting about. BTN takes a closer look at the magic the City of Gold is bringing to Africa’s premier travel and tourism exhibition.
With Indaba 2011 just around the corner, BTN catches up with Lindiwe Kwele, Chief Executive, Johannesburg Tourism Company Johannesburg, to find out what the City of Gold has planned to build its reputation as Africa’s leading, global, year-round destination for business, lifestyle and mega-events.
Marc Dardenne is one of the hottest names in hospitality. He’s led the creation, launch and opening of The Address Hotels & Resorts from scratch, and made it one of the most successful groups in the Middle East. He has also been instrumental in the launch of the world’s first “Armani Hotel” in Dubai, which this week played host to the prestigious World Travel Awards 2011 Middle East Ceremony.
Hot on the heels of its victory at this week’s World Travel Awards, Grosvenor House Dubai has launched a new range of clothing for staff, with pop star Peter Andre among the glitterati attending the launch party.
Cornwall really is the jewel in England’s crown when it comes to all types of family holidays, but especially when it comes to caravan holidays.