Tag: Sun

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20 0

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 17:00 0

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48 0

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei. By ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive featured at third Esquire Podcast and Seychelles x Esquire Middle East Gentleman’s Evening

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive featured at third Esquire Podcast and Seychelles x Esquire Middle East Gentleman’s Evening

editor editor- April 16, 2019 22:45 0

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Chief Executive, Mrs. Sherin Francis, came aboard to the Esquire Q&A Studio at Dubai Media City for the third Esquire podcast ... Read More

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45 0

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:01 0

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on which tourists increasingly base their ... Read More

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 01:05 0

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Regional Director of Revenue Management

Benchmark appoints new Regional Director of Revenue Management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 17:05 0

Benchmark has appointed Michael Botha regional director of revenue management. Eric Gavin, Benchmark’s chief sales officer, made the announcement. “I am very pleased to welcome ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019 02:47 0

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of the animated campaign that gives ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest aviation hub expects to welcome ... Read More

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:34 0

W Hotels Worldwide,  what is part of Marriott International, today announced the signing of W Bali – Ubud, the brand's newest W Escape. W Bali – ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17 0

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that 14 employees of the Seychelles ... Read More

Seychelles participates in 23rd Edition of Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo in Naples, Italy

Seychelles participates in 23rd Edition of Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo in Naples, Italy

editor editor- April 1, 2019 19:41 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), together with its partner and Italian representative, Tsogo Sun, provided destination Seychelles with more visibility at the Borsa Mediterranea del ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

“Seychelles Discovered Roadshow” marches north in the UK

“Seychelles Discovered Roadshow” marches north in the UK

editor editor- March 25, 2019 21:34 0

UK-based travel agents are now better equipped to attract clients as they learn more about destination Seychelles through the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) "Seychelles Discovered ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12 0

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks in rough waters has safely ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 23:45 0

Holland America Line guests looking to bask in the Mexican Riviera's sun-kissed climate and vibrant culture will have 20 cruises and three ships to choose ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019 22:47 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56 0

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 16:05 0

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has finalized all preparations ... Read More

New head at JFA Group of Companies – Hotels Division in Seychelles

New head at JFA Group of Companies – Hotels Division in Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 19, 2019 01:48 0

Philippe Cornaille has been appointed head at JFA Group of Companies – Hotels Division in Seychelles. When asked to give some background on himself, Philippe ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08 0

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42 0

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48 0

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to ... Read More

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:45 0

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at the 53rd edition of Internationale ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:15 0

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move to Istanbul Airport will begin on ... Read More

Indian billionaires fly to Phu Quoc for the ‘Wedding of the Century’

Indian billionaires fly to Phu Quoc for the ‘Wedding of the Century’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:25 0

One of Vietnam's most idyllic islands hosted a week-long wedding party for a billionaire couple from India who invited more than 700 guests to join ... Read More

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