Virgin Holidays has created a new collection of holidays designed to provide customers with the opportunity to add a sustainable element to their overseas breaks. Brought together in an e-brochure format, the Human Nature Collection makes it easy for customers to take responsible choices when arranging their travel.
Luxury tour operator Bales Worldwide has been bought out by Virgin Holidays for an undisclosed sum. It will continue to trade under the same name, and Mandy Nickerson will retain her role as managing director after the take-over.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), together with the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association, Puerto Rico Tourism Company and Virgin Holidays, are now accepting registrations for Caribbean Marketplace 2010. Taking place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan from Jan. 10-12, next year’s Caribbean Marketplace has been deemed absolutely critical due to its timing at the cusp of what many experts are speculating will be the beginning of the tourism industry’s recovery.