Invited to attend the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, French actors and producers Bruno Solo, Pascal Elbé, Michel Boujenah, Pierre Rochefort and actress Nicole Garcia were welcomed to Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa.
The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion’s welcome.
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.
Madeira is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on June 8th. Leading travel industry figureheads from across the continent are attending what will mark the inaugural World Travel Awards ceremony in the breath-taking island destination.
Among an impressive line-up of speakers will be Olivier Granet, chief executive, Kasada Capital Management, the new billion-dollar, sub-Saharan investment fund, the first and biggest of its kind in Africa, targeting both greenfield and brownfield projects.
The International Air Transport Association has resolved to accelerate the global implementation of the One ID initiative, which uses a single biometric identifier to move passengers through the airport, without the need for paper travel documents.
The International Air Transport Association has resolved to support the global deployment of radio frequency identification for baggage tracking. The IATA annual general meeting also called for the implementation of modern baggage messaging standards to more accurately track passengers’ baggage in real time across key points in the journey.
The International Air Transport Association has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.
The International Air Transport Association has approved a resolution on slot policy, to reaffirm the importance of a harmonised global airport slot system and called upon governments to urgently address capacity shortages.
Following a successful 2019 Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, World Travel Awards has revealed it will host the 2020 event at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, capital of Kenya.
The International Air Transport Association has announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa has been awarded as the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Villa Resort at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.