Jamaica Tourist Board has welcomed the launch of the second annual Jamaica Rum Festival during an event at the Campari headquarters in New York. The festival celebrates and recognises the outsized impact the destination has had on the world with its rum, food and music.
Sunseekers can next winter head down to South Africa on Virgin Atlantic’s new, daily seasonal service flying between London Heathrow and Cape Town.
Forbes Travel Guide has presented a galaxy of stars to the most luxurious properties in the world. A record 107 new five-star awards have been announced, owing to the company’s significant expansion across 16 countries.
Individual tourists and groups from China and Asia must not be stigmatised because of the latest coronavirus outbreak, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. The trade body is warning against disproportionate reactions which could result in discrimination.
British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay. The move adds to the new routes the airline has already announced for the summer to Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey.
A host of giga projects – large, government-funded initiatives designed to diversify the economy – are set to drive growth in the Saudi Arabia hospitality market in the coming years.
The document seeks to identify relevant target audiences, envision the tourist attractions yet to be established in the city, assess the existing tourism complexes and plan the moves that must be initiated in order for the tourism industry to continue to flourish.
Luis Gallego, executive chairman of Iberia, has joined with mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, to launch a new stopover programme entitled Hola Madrid
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has unveiled the Jais Adventure Peak, a collection of adventure attractions perched atop the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates, Jebel Jais.
Mauritius is set to host a prestigious polo match later in the year following the signing of a new partnership. The news was announced at the annual Snow Polo World Cup, hosted each year in St. Moritz.
Virgin Atlantic has extended the suspension of its services to Shanghai until the end of March. The news comes as the China continues to battle an outbreak of a new coronavirus.
According to ABTA members, the Canary Islands remain the top destination for British tourists looking for sunnier weather, with Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria seeing strong bookings.