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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.

Interview: Sandals’ ‘Butch’ Stewart

As the pioneering founder of Sandals Resorts, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart has redefined all-inclusive luxury in the Caribbean. Here Breaking Travel News sits down with the enigmatic entrepreneur to discuss recent developments in the Caribbean and what the future holds for this most engaging of businessmen.

Joburg forges ground-breaking partnership African Bureau of Conventions

Joburg forges ground-breaking partnership African Bureau of Conventions

A ground-breaking new partnership has been formed between the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) and the African Bureau of Conventions, aimed at ensuring maximum economic growth of Johannesburg, as well as enhanced membership opportunities to local and regional businesses.

Editor’s Blog: France decides to ban the veil

France has become the first European nation to ban the wearing of face covering veils following a decision by the Senate. But with the travel sector still recovering from the recession, operators are already questioning the impact trade. Here Breaking Travel News junior editor Chris O’Toole takes a look.

Swiss hospitality at its finest

Swiss hospitality at its finest

Switzerland is synonymous with quality, reliability and hospitality. These qualities form the cornerstone of the incredible, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore, which has been nominated for “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel” in the 2010 World Travel Awards.