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Mina Rashid sails to success with newest World Travel Awards 2022 Accolades
Mina Rashid’s stellar performance and excellence were recognised for the 15th consecutive year at the annual World Travel Awards 2022. The Port won two prestigious honours – the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port at a ceremony held on 23 October in Jordan and the World’s Leading Cruise Port on 11 November at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Oman.
Oman bags 9 awards in the travel and tourism sector at the World Travel Awards 2022
The Sultanate of Oman won nine awards in the travel and tourism sectors out of 69 awards distributed to 50 countries around the world, as part of the closing ceremony of the 29th edition of World Travel Awards 2022.
Vietnam named leading heritage destination at World Travel Awards
Vietnam surpassed Armenia, Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Japan and Saudi Arabia to claim the "world’s leading heritage destination" title at this year’s World Travel Awards.
World’s best travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2022 in Muscat, Oman
The finest travel brands in the world have been unveiled at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2022 in Muscat, Oman. The stars of the travel and hospitality industries aligned for a night to celebrate the welcome return of global tourism and to find out who amongst them had been voted the best in the world.
Harry Potter Themed Land Coming to Abu Dhabi's Yas Island
Miral, Abu Dhabi's leading creator of immersive destinations and experiences, in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery, announced today a Harry Potter themed land will be coming to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, within the world's largest indoor theme park, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.
MELIÁ HOTELS INTERNATIONAL NAMED AS ONE OF THE 10 MOST SUSTAINABLE HOTEL CHAINS IN THE WORLD
Meliá Hotels International, the leading hotel company in Spain and one of the fastest growing chains in the Asia-Pacific region, has been named one of the top 10 hotel companies in sustainability by the prestigious Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School.
Don’t overlook the long-term value of younger travellers
Countries must see younger travellers as an investment despite new obstacles to growing this market sector, experts have urged. A WTM London audience heard how younger travellers were the first to return after Covid and collectively had the most disposable income.
Technology could help travel attract customers despite looming recession
Addressing consumer demand for technology and sustainability could keep travel business better able to survive the economic downturn, a session heard at World Travel Market (WTM) London.
WTM, London Best Stand Winners of 2022 Announced
The winners of the World Travel Market, London 2022 best stand competition have been announced. Judges narrowed down their pick of the stands across five hotly contested categories.
Ministers highlight importance of tourism jobs in sector’s sustainable recovery
Tourism ministers from around the globe say supporting local workers and small businesses is a vital element of the sector’s sustainable recovery from the pandemic.
Travel ‘a flag bearer for LGBT+ community but can do more.
Travel is flying the flag for LGBT+ causes but more needs to be done. That was the message from a WTM London panel, with participants urging the industry to take a stand.
Customers will expect sustainability credentials ‘as a given’
Tour operators need to step up and make a positive impact with their holidays if they want future customers to continue booking with them, says the boss of G Adventures.