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“Night of the Year” for Europe’s travel industry

“Night of the Year” for Europe’s travel industry

27 September 2010 Focus

Europe’s top destinations and leading travel companies will gather under one roof this Friday 1 October at the Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, Turkey. All will be hoping to walk away with the most sought-after achievement in the travel and tourism industry - the World Travel Awards Europe Ceremony trophies.

Jamaica steps up to host WTA Americas

Jamaica steps up to host WTA Americas

22 September 2010 Travel Events News

Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Americas Gala Ceremony. Located on Jamaica’s beautiful south coast, the Caribbean resort will welcome guests for the ceremony on October 22nd for what is sure to be the highlight of the tourism calendar.

Abu Dhabi GP to overtake last year’s success

Abu Dhabi GP to overtake last year’s success

21 September 2010 Focus

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November is expected to provide an even greater tourism boost to the fast-growing emirate than the inaugural event last year, according to the latest predictions from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority.

Sandals’ Adam Stewart to present keynote at WTM

Sandals’ Adam Stewart to present keynote at WTM

17 September 2010 Travel Events News

Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts and one of the travel industry’s youngest and most inspirational leaders is to take WTM World Responsible Tourism Day’s HOTseat. The 29-year-old follows in the prestigious footsteps of travel heads such as Ed Fuller of Marriott and Peter Long of TUI Travel.

Swiss hospitality at its finest

Swiss hospitality at its finest

10 September 2010 Focus

Switzerland is synonymous with quality, reliability and hospitality. These qualities form the cornerstone of the incredible, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore, which has been nominated for “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel” in the 2010 World Travel Awards.

Delhi prepares for WTA Asia & Australasia

Delhi prepares for WTA Asia & Australasia

2 September 2010 Travel Events News

Delhi’s The Claridges has begun to prepare for the forthcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony ahead of what is expected to be the most keenly fought competition ever. Set to take place on October 14th, the event will see more than 80 travel brands compete for recognition as the best in the industry.

Rixos Premium Belek to host WTA Europe

Rixos Premium Belek to host WTA Europe

1 September 2010 Travel Events News

Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya on the Turkish Riviera has been chosen to host Europe’s most important travel and tourism event – the World Travel Awards. The Gala Ceremony, sponsored by Turkey’s flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, will take place on October 1st.

Mauritius tourism surges

Mauritius tourism surges

19 August 2010 Tourism News

Mauritius has experienced a surge in tourism revenues in the first half of the year, boosted by strong growth in visitor numbers from Asia, particularly in India. However its core European markets remained sluggish, due to ongoing financial woes across the continent plus the weakness of the Euro.

Hacienda Tres Ríos raises the green stakes

Hacienda Tres Ríos raises the green stakes

17 August 2010 Focus

Since opening in November 2008, Mexico’s Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort has rapidly established a reputation as the ultimate green retreat. It has been nominated for “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Green Hotel” at the 2010 World Travel Awards in October.

Emirates Palace welcomes guest to the Ramadan Pavilion

Emirates Palace welcomes guest to the Ramadan Pavilion

13 August 2010 Hotel News

Abu Dhabi’s iconic Emirates Palace is raising the hospitality bar not just in its native Arabia but across the world. The luxury hotel has unveiled its latest plans to welcome guests to the Emirates Palace Ramadan Pavilion for the holy month.