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Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted for 4 days during which ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s North & Central America portfolio ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019 21:04

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was originally named the “Hotel des Anglais” (English Hotel). Shepheard co-owned ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:40

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. The nominees are part of the industry-leading Virtuoso Hotels & ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 01:35

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both hotels opened in early May and are now accepting reservations. ... Read More

Seychelles Islands converge to Russia to meet partners in Moscow and St. Petersburg

editor editor- April 26, 2019 19:10

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hit Moscow and St Petersburg in full flare, as a Seychelles oasis was created by the STB team in Russia to welcome together more than ... Read More

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:09

Selected travel agents from the GCC—Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were given the opportunity to enjoy Seychelles and at the same time dig deep on the destination’s product offerings as ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17

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 tourism industry were recognized for ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students and journalists, artists and gallery ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:45

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 Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB) travel trade ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019 22:04

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in the four major Brazilian cities by the Seychelles Tourism Board ... Read More

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:04

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready to attend the 53rd edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB) ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... Read More

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 18:08

Raffles Istanbul was rated today as Five-Star Recommended hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide's annual Star Rating list. This is the first time Forbes inspectors rated Turkish hotels for the ... Read More

A capitol transformation

Ted Macauley - special to eTN Ted Macauley - special to eTN- February 9, 2019 21:04

On the corner of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road, in the heart of Singapore's civic and cultural district, lies the newly-renovated Capitol Theatre. It is an art-deco gem which ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:03

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East Asia to the Caribbean, as well as with nearby countries. ... Read More

Singapore hospitality industry can expect a good 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 08:11

In Singapore, the hotel industry is heading into 2019 in good shape thanks to the Trump-Kim summit and the romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians.” Average occupancy rates in Singapore were at ... Read More

A new kid on the block

editor editor- February 4, 2013 08:12

PHILIPPINES (eTN) - The Philippines continued to generate positive economic forecasts from foreign institutions following a surprise third-quarter growth in 2012. Read More

Heritage Awards launched by Raffles and Seychelles Heritage Foundation

editor editor- May 14, 2012 02:41

(eTN) - In a remarkable private-public sector cooperation, Praslin and La Digue Heritage Awards been launched at the Raffles resort on Praslin island, when the Seychelles Heritage Foundation (SHF) ann Read More

Romantic package offer from Praslin Raffles

editor editor- March 5, 2012 05:01

For a memorable honeymoon, Raffles Praslin Seychelles promises a romantic escape among paradisiacal surroundings. Read More

Raffles Praslin Seychelles welcomes new General Manager

editor editor- February 24, 2012 01:03

John Johnston, President of Raffles Hotels & Resorts, announced the appointment of well-known hotelier, Simon Hirst, as General Manager of Raffles Praslin Seychelles, effective February 27, 2012. Read More

Raffles to open luxury resort on Praslin

editor editor- February 10, 2010 04:41

Raffles, a luxury hotel and resort brand under Kingdom Hotels, is apparently advancing plans to open a top-of-the-range resort on the island of Praslin, probably at the second half of ... Read More