World Expo News
Breaking Travel News interview: Colombia Expo Milan 2015 commisioner Juan Pablo Cavelier
With 20 million guests expected during its six months of operation, Expo Milan 2015 is presently one of the most popular tourism destinations around the world. Breaking Travel News visited to catch up with some of the key leaders of the national pavilions that form the cornerstone of the experience. Here editor Chris O’Toole talks with Colombia Expo Milan 2015 commisioner Juan Pablo Cavelier about the pavilion, the role of Expo Milan and the upcoming visit of president Juan Manuel Santos.
Malaysia partners with Etihad Airways for tourism initiative
Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia have signed a global partnership agreement to boost inbound tourism to Malaysia by leveraging the airline’s global passenger network. Under the agreement, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and Tourism Malaysia will put into effect a range of joint marketing activities targeting Malaysia’s leading inbound visitor markets – the UK, US, and Europe.
Breaking Travel News investigates: Dassault Systèmes’ builds Expo Milano 3D experience
Expo Milano 2015 has developed an online 3D experience powered by Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The experience will enable virtual visitors to discover the expo’s eco-sustainability theme, ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’. World Expo 2015 is currently taking place in Milan and will run until October 31st.
Breaking Travel News investigates: Grown in Britain comes to Expo Milano
The UK is participating at the World Expo 2015 in Milan, with ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ the core theme. It aims to highlight one of the most pressing challenges of our time – how to feed and sustain an expected rise in the world’s population to nine billion by 2050. Breaking Travel News takes a tour.
Timor Leste celebrates independence at Expo Milano 2015
Timor Leste has been celebrating its independence anniversary at Expo Milano 2015. The south-east Asian nation won its independence from Portugal for the second time on May 20th 2002, with the country since growing into a regional tourism power.
Breaking Travel News investigates: Japan brings a Journey of Harmonious Diversity to Expo 2015
Under the theme of ‘Harmonious Diversity,’ Japan aspires to convey feelings of appreciation—cherishing nature and remembering the many people involved in providing food at Expo Milano 2015. The pavilion will deliver this message by providing visitors with the experience of a faraway journey of food, extending from production areas to the dining table. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour.
Etihad Airways welcome UAE foreign minister to Expo 2015
Etihad Airways and Alitalia have welcomed Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates, to their joint pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 this week. The airlines are Official Global Airline Carriers of Expo Milano 2015, which takes place under the theme of ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. A total of 20 million visitors are expected to attend from across the world, with Alitalia and Etihad Airways’ pavilion serving as a highlight of the Expo experience.
Breaking Travel News investigates: Spanish cuisine comes to Expo Milano
The theme of Expo Milano 2015 is ‘Feeding the planet, Energy for life’, and reflects on some of the biggest challenges faced by Man – hunger, malnutrition, food health and safety and sustainable agriculture – within the framework of the UN Millenium Development Goals for 2015. Spain is very committed to the theme of this universal exhibition and the central ideas developed in the Spanish Pavilion are related to the five central themes of Expo Milano 2015. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the pavilion.
Oman unveils pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
Oman has unveiled details of its pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, which runs in the Italian city until October. The pavilion extends over 2,790 square meters and three floors, and is located just at the East Entrance Roserio, quickly recognisable from the architecture of Arab-Islamic medieval forts. The theme of the Pavilion is ‘Heritage in Harvest: Harnessing the sea, sun and sand’ and the exhibition area is divided in four thematic spaces representing water, oasis, sea and domestic traditions.
Katara Hospitality brings Excelsior Hotel Gallia to Milan
Starwood Hotels & Resorts will today unveil the multi-million euro full restoration of the Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Milan. Owned by Doha-based Katara Hospitality and situated in the heart of the city’s rapidly emerging Porta Nuova district, Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a glittering reflection of Milan’s rich culture, sophisticated style and vibrant scene.
Starwood debuts Made in Milan as Excelsior Hotel Gallia opens
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has premiered an original short film directed by Matt Tyrnauer, author of the documentary feature Valentino: The Last Emperor. Seen through the eyes of local tastemakers, Made in Milan presents the city’s iconic landmarks alongside its hidden treasures, an intimate insight into Milan’s rich culture, timeless style and artisanal craft. The film is part of celebrations surrounding the opening of Katata Hospitality-owned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan.
Katara Hospitality joins Milano Expo 2015 celebrations as Excelsior Hotel Gallia opens
Doha-based Katara Hospitality today welcomes the internationally-renowned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan to The Luxury Collection portfolio, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. It is the latest stage in the brand’s global development, with Katara also partnering with the Qatari Pavilion at Expo 2015. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at all the latest news from this fast growing hospitality powerhouse.