World Travel Awards has revealed that Guayaquil, on the west coast of Ecuador, will host its Latin America Ceremony on September 15th. It will be World Travel Awards’ first visit to Guayaquil, the gateway to the incredible Galapagos Islands and the beating commercial heart of the South American destination.
Vietjet has announced it will launch the first direct flights form Vietnam to India. The move was announced at the recent Vietnam–India Business Forum, with the first flights expected to depart in the third quarter of this year.
Following record tourist figures reported at the end of 2016, Reunion counted a total of more than 550,000 visitors in 2017. With 11 per cent more tourists than in 2016, this double-digit increase has delighted the destination's tourism authority as well as local stakeholders across the sector.
Two new airlines have announced they will begin flying into the Great Lakes region of the United States from the UK this year. Icelandair will run four flights a week via Reykjavik to Cleveland, Ohio, starting in May 2018.
Voting has opened ahead of the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018. The event will take place in the Zappeion Magaron Hall, Athens, Greece, on June 30th, with industry leaders from across the region in attendance.
Mauritius celebrates its Independence Day every year on March 12th and this year carries extra significance as its marks the golden jubilee of the event. The tourism hotspot enjoys a public holiday to celebrate the anniversary of independence from Britain.
Renowned for its enchanting forests, burgeoning creative hubs, rich history, and unique food delicacies, Estonia is also an unexpected spa and wellness haven.
Amadeus has announced that Liz Emmott has been appointed as general manager for the United Kingdom. The appointment takes effect from April and will be based at Amadeus’ office located at Gatwick Airport.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority today announced that in response to visitor demand for the world’s longest zipline, they will open phase two to visitors in the third quarter of 2018.
Mauritius will welcome the inaugural International Tourism Conference in this year. The event will take place from May 23rd-24th at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre.
Representatives from Myanmar Tourism Marketing have called for action from European tour operators to support tourism in the country.
From March 7th-11th, the leading travel trade show will again be the industry’s meeting place and must-see event, devoting itself to innovative and forward-looking trends in the travel industry, politics and business.