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CHTA 2010 spotlight: Totally Barbados
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.
CHA 2010 spotlight: Ed Bartlett
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.
Malaysia’s ultimate private hideaway
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?
World Winners 2009
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
The legend of Beijing
The luxury Legendale Hotel Beijing boasts all the hallmarks of a landmark hotel - an incredible sense of style, a prime position in the heart of the Chinese capital, and great food. BTN finds out more.
2009 Review: Hospitality
The big trend in hotels this year was the move away from full-service five-star properties to budget hotels. So which players are reaping the rewards in this new age of austerity?
A Groups and Meetings Industry in Transition
The groups and meetings market has been deeply affected by the economic downturn.
Meet the man behind the world’s best airline: James Hogan, Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways is on a roll, having won “World’s Leading Airline” at the World Travel Awards 2009 Grand Final, capping a year in which it has continued to expand its network at a relentless pace. BTN met its chief executive, James Hogan, to find out more about the man behind the world’s leading airline, and what he has planned for 2010.
The Chinese Travel Boom is Far From Over
The global recession may have diverted attention from the impressive growth of the Chinese travel market, if only temporarily.
New PhoCusWright Report Examines Travel Industry Performance and Trends in 2009 and Beyond
As 2009 is coming to a close, the big question on the minds of many is the outlook for 2010 and 2011
New PhoCusWright Report Examines Travel Industry Performance and Trends
New PhoCusWright report examines key trends in technology, procurement and spend management that are dramatically reshaping a hobbled corporate meetings landscape.
Nontransactional Travel Sites: Complement or Competition?
Companies no longer need to sell travel to be a major online travel player. Over the past several years, the online travel marketplace has evolved to include a full range of nontransactional Web sites that complement and at times compete with transactional sites for consumer attention.