Tag: getaway

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:13

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded Deluxe rooms that boast incredible Indian Ocean views, expansive lagoon ... Read More

S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:01

S Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of two highly-skilled and experienced general managers for its two new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives, the largest integrated resort by the Indian ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 00:15

Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will sail four ten-night roundtrip voyages ... Read More

Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 15:43

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Jiangxi Honglv Real Estate Company Limited to manage Dusit Thani Hot Springs Resort Wugongshan, Jiangxi, the first internationally branded hot springs ... Read More

Taco Bell Hotel launching in Palm Springs in August 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:59

Get ready for "Bell"hops and Baja Blasts, fire sauce and sauce packet floaties, because the Taco Bell Hotel is coming and will give fans an unexpected and unforgettable trip of ... Read More

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 19:30

With summer approaching, 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations report compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness to help US travelers plan the perfect summer getaway. ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:15

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announced it is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:40

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month of consecutive growth Figures reveal the UK’s busiest airport welcomed ... Read More

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

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

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 is key to planning your ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:48

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from the island of New York ... Read More

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 16:35

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 – as it targets 35 ... Read More

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:47

TIME Hotels, an UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 – as it targets 35 ... Read More

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:42

American tourists, Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were set to return to their Mount Vernon, New York, home on March 27, at the end of a vacation in ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:26

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the world’s oldest and most effective ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:38

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the world’s oldest and most effective ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

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

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 on what tourism professionals think, ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42

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

Seychelles Tourism Board at Mahana Tourism Fair in France third-largest city

editor editor- March 14, 2019 20:14

The destination through its marketing body, Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), featured at the Mahana Tourism Fair in Lyon from March 8, 2019 to March 10, 2019, an opportunity for many ... Read More

Holland America Line bestows Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:19

At a special gathering on board Nieuw Statendam following the special Girls' Getaway sailing in partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine, Holland America Line bestowed its Shared Humanity Award on ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48

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 plan your summer beach escape. ... Read More

PGA National Resort & Spa: Huge crowds for PGA TOUR Honda Classic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 16:05

PGA National Resort & Spa – South Florida’s golf, vacation, meetings and spa destination – welcomed 204,487 spectators over seven days of glorious weather for the second-highest total in the ... Read More

Brits love a holiday: UK’s most visited holiday destinations revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:30

Brits love a holiday and whether we’re looking for a beach getaway or a city break, the next flight is often not too far away. But which long haul and ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 17:10

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature for the upcoming spring months, it is the ideal place ... Read More

Air Seychelles to operate seasonal flights to Antananarivo

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 18, 2019 21:14

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today announced that it will operate seasonal flights between Seychelles and the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo as from July ... Read More

Honolulu ranked #1 most desired Valentine’s Day romantic getaway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 17:30

Are chocolates and diamonds really the most sought-after Valentine's Day gifts? Not so, says the latest study. According to the Valentine's Day Report — a nationwide study of the Valentine's ... Read More

Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 01:05

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line announced that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine "Girls' Getaway" cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:29

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée has been rewarded for the second consecutive ... Read More

Tourists ruining Ibiza’s famous Es Cavallet Beach with their rampant sex romps

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 17:30

Biologists and geologists are saying that randy tourists having sex on Ibiza’s most famous nudist beach are causing massive damage to the island’s protected sand dunes. Scientists have launched a ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:05

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City business leaders, hoteliers and local government officials where future trends in ... Read More

Benchmark adds The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its portfolio

editor editor- January 22, 2019 23:15

Benchmark hospitality company has added The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand operating portfolio. Read More

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:02

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 28 April – 1 May ... Read More

Spanish tourism: Brits’ post-Brexit holiday plans unaffected so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 22:30

The Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE) released latest figures yesterday, revealing that Spain welcomed a record-breaking 82.6 million tourists in 2018, up 0.9% on the previous year. However, with one ... Read More

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 18:38

Fancy escaping the harsh winter with a lush tropical cruise getaway? Good news: prices for many cruises in January 2019 are significantly lower than they were a year ago. However, ... Read More

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 2, 2019 19:39

From London to Lisbon, tempting spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels are the perfect antidote to winter and will work wonders for those wellness, health and fitness goals Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to a Hospitality Report Africa - ... Read More

What destinations are trending with independent travelers for New Year?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 16:50

With the New Year celebration only a few days away, what cities are hot with the independent travelers this year? Tokyo, Paris and New York City are the top destinations ... Read More