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South African Tourism launches Facebook Live series in UK

South African Tourism launches Facebook Live series in UK

South African Tourism has launched a brand new social media initiative to help agents to effectively sell the country. Each video will focus on one region of the country with a special guest offering top tips on the best experiences for holidaymakers.

Ferret to lead Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Ferret to lead Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has announced the appointment of Jean-François Ferret as chief executive, starting in September. Ferret has extensive broad sector experience and most recently worked at the French association Relais & Châteaux, where he held the position of chief executive for more than six years.

UK travellers boost tourism figures in Maldives

UK travellers boost tourism figures in Maldives

Latest figures from the Maldives show that the destination saw an 11.2 per cent increase in the number of UK travellers who visited in the first six months of 2018, when compared with the same period in 2017.

Lightfoot Travel prepares to launch in UK

Lightfoot Travel prepares to launch in UK

The highly specialist operator, which was founded in 2009 in Singapore, designs original holidays for an international clientele to countries spanning the seven continents.

Abercrombie & Kent expands UK team with new appointments

Abercrombie & Kent expands UK team with new appointments

The company has realigned various aspects of the business in 2018 to work more strategically, with the creation of specialist Programmes for each of its key divisions - tailor-made, escorted tours, villas, ski, beach and private clients.