Pip Casey, regional manager for the UK & Europe at Tourism New Zealand, speaks to Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin. She tells us how the destination is trying to showcase more of its offering, how important Europe is as a source market and what we can expect in 2019.
With the redevelopment of the aviation infrastructure in the country now complete, Shabib Al’Maamari, group chief of sector development at Oman Aviation Group, tells Breaking Travel News what the feedback from passengers has been like. Speaking at ITB Berlin he also tells us how important the tourism sector is for the Middle Eastern destination.
Peter Baumgartner, senior strategic advisor at the Etihad Aviation Group, tells Breaking Travel News how important seamless travel will be for the industry during a wide-ranging interview at ITB Berlin in Germany.
As the company begins a brand refresh, Thomas Grundner, vice president of sales and marketing for JA Resorts & Hotels, tells Breaking Travel News all about it during ITB Berlin. Also on the agenda are an expansion in the Indian Ocean and the redevelopment of the original Jebel Ali property in Dubai.
Sanjive Khosla, deputy chief visitor experience officer for Expo 2020 in Dubai, speaks to Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin. With years of preparation now just over a year away from paying off, he tells us about his aspirations for the mega project and the lasting legacy it will leave on tourism in the Middle East.
Having announced an exciting new tented camp project in Ras al Khaimah, Breaking Travel News catches up with Mantis Group UK managing director, John Hanna, to find out more. He tells us how important the tourism sector is to the rapidly growing emirate and his ambitions for the new project.
Christope Schynder, one of the most experienced hoteliers in the Middle East and currently general manager of Sofitel the Palm, speaks to Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin. On the agenda is the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai and its likely impact on the tourism sector in the popular emirate.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Donald Payen, executive vice president of Air Mauritius, to find out more about the currently ongoing fleet overhaul taking place at the airline. Speaking at ITB Berlin in Germany, he also tells us how the refreshed business class product will improve the passenger experience.
Emirates Palace general manager, Martin Cramer, tells Breaking Travel News about the one-of-a-kind hotel and what it brings to the hospitality industry in Abu Dhabi. Looking ahead, he also tells us about his plans for the upcoming year.
Rogier de Jager, European vice president for Oman Air, tells Breaking Travel News how the new terminal at Muscat International Airport has been received by passengers. Speaking at ITB Berlin, he also tells us about plans for new flights to Greek capital Athens.
With a network of destination management companies around the world, Matt Berna, general manager of global sales for Peak, tells Breaking Travel News a little more about the company during ITB Berlin 2019.
As the property rebrands in order to showcase its increased suite offering, Anastasiya Plekhova, assistant director of sales with Rixos the Palm, tells Breaking Travel News what the changes will mean for guests to Dubai.