Kapil Chopra, executive vice president of The Oberoi Group talks to BTN about the impact the Oberoi Gurgaon has had on New Delhi since it opened its doors in April last year. The stylish property has been selected as the host venue for the World Travel Awards Grand Final in 2012.
Mary Phillips Jamaica Inn’s general manager talks to BTN about the recent opening of Cottage 7, which is expected to become the second flagship of the property. The quirky new cottage, which sits on two floors, adds a new contemporary twist to the property while maintaining the tradition of the 1950s resort.
With international tourist arrivals expected to reach one billion a year by the end of 2012, Breaking Travel News catches up with Taleb Rifai, UNWTO secretary general, to find out what is on the agenda for the organisation this year.
Emad Aziz, chairman of the Savoy Group in Sharm el Sheikh talks to BTN about the latest news at the Savoy Group and why it is such an ideal location for all types of travellers.
Hakan Duran,general manager of Cornelia De Luxe Resort talks to BTN about the all-inclusive property and its Nick Faldo championship 27-hole golf course that opened in 2006 and has since made a name for itself in the golfing world.
Subodh Kant Sahai, India’s Minister of Tourism tells BTN about the rich history and culture to be found in India, which is targeting a 12% growth in international visitors this year.
David Millili, Chief Web Officer, Pegasus Solutions talks to BTN about its new responsive web design for hotels.
David Thompson, regional general manager of Jebel Ali International Hotels talks to BTN about developments at Palm Tree Court with a new beachfront 341-room hotel set to open in Dubai in Q4.
Mark Hehir, general manager of the luxurious One & Only Hotels Reethi Rah in the Maldives talks to BTN about India, China, Australia and Russia emerging as new markets.
Abdin Nasralla, vice president at Meydan Hotels & Resorts talks to BTN about the brand new 9 hole golf course that is set to open in April and a new beach club opening soon.
Sabre Travel Network has opened the virtual doors to its Sabre Red App Centre, an online marketplace that connects travel buyers, including travel agencies, travel management companies and leisure operators, with application providers from around the world.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has underlined its commitment to Egypt by adding Mövenpick Resort Hurghada, Mövenpick Resort Abu Soma and Mövenpick Resort Sharm El Sheikh in Naama Bay to its existing portfolio of four properties on the country’s Red Sea coastline. The upscale hotel group has also strengthened its presence on the Nile with four new cruisers and one sail boat. The news was revealed at ITB Berlin.