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Time for positive travel action

19 March 2009 Press Release Tourism News

As well as addressing the challenges that a deteriorating world economy will bring to the travel and tourism industry, the key message in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer is that times of crisis often lead to the biggest opportunities.The industry is under no illusions that the course of 2009 will enforce wide-scale strategic re-thinks and many tough decisions will have to be made. But what is just as certain is that the industry is a highly-resilient sector and will eventually return to strong growth.

Jumeirah Group takes ‘surfing’ to a whole new level

Jumeirah Group takes ‘surfing’ to a whole new level

12 February 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Dubai based luxury hotel management company, Jumeirah, has recently launched the first phase of the Group’s brand-new website, which is unique in the hospitality industry, incorporating the latest cutting edge technology and innovative design in line with Jumeirah Group’s promise to STAY DIFFERENT™. 

Cape Town Tourism launches next generation site

9 February 2009 Press Release Tourism News

The beautiful city of Cape Town, voted “Africa’s Leading Destination” at the World Travel Awards, now has a beautiful website to showcase its world-class natural and cultural attractions.The new site blends cutting-edge design with user-friendly navigation. It all features all the very latest in social networking, blogging, plus some great trip-planning functionality.

Something to smile about in a downturn

30 January 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Winning a World Travel Award is the highest accolade an organisation in the travel and tourism industry can receive. So not surprisingly some of the biggest smiles at last week’s Caribbean Marketplace 2009 belonged to the proud winners of the prestigious awards, referred to as “the Oscars of the travel industry” by the Wall Street Journal. The winners won the legendary trophies last month at the World Travel Awards Grand Final in Turks & Caicos.Pictured above is Leandro Cruz from Casa de Campo, voted “World’s Leading Golf Resort” at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2008 in Turk & Caicos. The luxury resort also picked up “Dominican Republic’s Leading Hotel” and Dominican Republic’s Leading Resort”.

Caribbean sparkles at World Travel Awards

3 December 2008 Press Release Travel Events News

The guest list of the World Travel Awards 2008 Grand Final held last night on the beautiful island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, read like the who’s who of the travel industry.With all the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood Oscars and described by the Wall Street Journal as the “Oscars of the Travel industry”, the outdoor stage of Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort & Spa sparkled with a sea of travel industry representatives drawn from as far away as India, the Middle East, Africa, as well as a strong Caribbean contingent.

India to host World Travel Awards in Asia

3 September 2007 Press Release Hotel News

The World Travel Awards (WTA) have announced that their first ever Asia, Australasia & Indian Ocean Awards Ceremony will be hosted at The Leela Palace Kempinski Bangalore in India on 2 November 2007.