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Google seeks to expand Mobile role

Google seeks to expand Mobile role

Mobile has arrived. Over the past two years smartphones have seen exponential growth – both in terms of the total number of users and the sheer volume of possible applications for the technology.

Breaking Travel News Interview: Fuchun Resort China

Breaking Travel News Interview: Fuchun Resort China

Fuchun Resort took a number of coveted titles at the World Travel Awards in 2010, including prizes for Asia’s Leading Luxury Golf Resort, Asia’s Leading Villa and China’s Leading Resort. Here Breaking Travel News meets with Magdalene Yu, director of sales & marketing at Fuchun, to talk about what 2011 holds for the property.

British Travel Week underway

British Travel Week underway

Tourism is a multi-billion pound global industry, with millions of people across the globe heading off on holidays and taking part in leisure activities all the year round. From city breaks and day excursions, beach holidays to outdoor activity trips, Britain has an expansive array of locations and attractions to offer everything a person is looking to experience from their holiday.

BTN Interview: Last Word Long Beach

BTN Interview: Last Word Long Beach

The Last Word Long Beach was voted South Africa’s Leading Luxury Beach Hotel by the World Travel Awards last year. As the property begins the pursuit of similar honours in 2011, Breaking Travel News met with general manager, Nicky Coenen, to discuss how this luxurious hotel strives to improve year-after-year.

2011 sees lowcostholidays.com take on the student market

2011 sees lowcostholidays.com take on the student market

lowcostholidays.com, one of the top UK travel holiday websites, is taking on the entertaining new world of the student travel market this summer with new budget ventures to beach party destinations and the ever-popular city break.

BTN Interview: Avis South Africa

BTN Interview: Avis South Africa

Avis South Africa was voted the World’s Leading Business Car Rental Company at the World Travel Awards in 2010. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with chief executive Wayne Duvenage to see how the organisation is faring in 2010.

Surge in online advertising

Surge in online advertising

A quarter of all advertising is now being spent online. According to a new study by Price Waterhouse Coopers and the Internet Advertising Bureau, web advertising grew 12.8 percent last year, three times the 2009 level, with social media, mobile advertising and digital magazines fuelling the growth.

Visit Abu Dhabi with Omeir Travel Agency

Visit Abu Dhabi with Omeir Travel Agency

Omeir Travel Agency, part of the renowned Omeir Bin Youssef Group, is one of the largest and most recognised travel management companies in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This year it has been nominated at the World Travel Awards the Middle East’s Leading Business Travel Agency - here Breaking Travel News takes a look.

Joburg takes its place as Africa’s premier events destination

The action never stops in Joburg - with the Johannesburg Tourism Company’s colourful seasonal campaigns designed to package the plethora of events taking place across the spectrum of music, arts, culture, food, fashion, entertainment, sport, and business throughout the year.

Latest must have gadget for travel trade launches: iPad 2

Latest must have gadget for travel trade launches: iPad 2

Faster, thinner, lighter, and more personalised, the new iPad 2 has caused quite a stir already. As the device hits the shelves, hoteliers, airlines and concierges will be among the keenest buyers, all looking for new ways to exploit the technology in the tourism industry.