Tag: TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor won’t sell tickets to SeaWorld but keeps it on website

editor editor- October 3, 2019 22:42

TripAdvisor announced it will no longer sell tickets to attractions that breed or import captive whales and dolphins as part of its animal welfare policy which was launched in 2016. ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:15

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and rely on assistance from others. Accessible travel is a hotly ... Read More

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:21

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. will launch the third hotel of its "CANVAS" line, The Royal Park Canvas Osaka Kitahama. The relatively new "CANVAS" line has been designed ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 19:05

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions of calamari, six beers and three salads. Greek tax inspectors who ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service excellence, innovation and a modern ... Read More

Aruba Tourism and Baseball Major Leaguer promote travel the “Xander Way”

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:48

The Aruba Tourism Authority announced today a year-long partnership with all-star shortstop and native Aruban, Xander Bogaerts. Serving as a brand ambassador for the Caribbean island, Bogaerts will star in ... Read More

Jamaica voted one of the best destinations in the world

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:12

Jamaica has been listed in the Top 25 Best Destinations in the World for 2019 on renowned travel website TripAdvisor. The island is the only country in the Caribbean to ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019 01:42

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality sites ranked according user reviews. ... Read More

Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India

editor editor- March 7, 2019 02:09

Technology and tourism were in focus at a meeting held on March 6 organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), during which speakers highlighted the present and ... Read More

Negril’s Seven Mile Beach wins 2019 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:42

Ranking fifth out of 25 for the Best Beach in the Caribbean and tenth out of 25 in the World, TripAdvisor recognized 352 beaches around the world. Winners were determined ... Read More

The world has spoken: 5 Jetwing Hotels among the top 25 hotels in Sri Lanka

editor editor- February 13, 2019 22:04

Jetwing Hotels renowned for its simple values and promise of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is continuously expanding its foot print across the island. Over the past year North Gate by ... Read More

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 20:22

New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival was once voted by TripAdvisor as "the most recommended cultural activity for international travelers in Taiwan". The event organizer, New Taipei City Government, ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism issues report on accommodations in the Aloha State

editor editor- January 28, 2019 21:45

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has issued the 2018 Visitor Plant Inventory Report, which shows total visitor accommodation units throughout the Hawaiian Islands have increased slightly to 80,751 units (+0.1%) ... Read More

Preferred Hotels & Resorts unveils new brand website

editor editor- January 11, 2019 23:57

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com. Read More

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 03:31

A top-notch ultra-luxury secluded private island resort in the Maldives was devastated by giant inferno that engulfed the property on Wednesday around 11 pm local time. Video footage from the ... Read More

Address Dubai Mall: New Look and Sparkle

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 21:36

The hotel, which is part of the Emaar Hospitality Group’s Address Hotels and Resorts brand, has long been one of the emirate’s most popular options for travellers, but it hasn’t ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new executive chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 11:32

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has promoted Dan Herman to executive chef from his previous role as executive sous chef. Chef Herman will oversee all culinary operations ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 21:55

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for Zacatecas, had a message ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018 03:43

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Capilano University ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017 08:47

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange takes part in PATA panel discussion

editor editor- May 20, 2016 07:26

Hosted by the Guam Visitors Bureau, the 2016 annual summit is a 4-day program consisting of the association's executive and advisory board meetings, annual general meeting, and PATA Youth Symposium, ... Read More

Global experts to headline PATA Annual Summit in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 9, 2016 08:38

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2016 (PAS 2016) has locked in an impressive roster of dynamic international guest speakers and panelists, including the Minister of Tourism and Read More

PATA Summit in Guam features Seychelles Tourism Minister as lead speaker

editor editor- April 6, 2016 06:48

BANGKOK, Thailand – “This year marks the 65th anniversary of PATA and it is entirely appropriate that we are returning to our Pacific roots to celebrate this historic occasion,” said ... Read More

PATA: Stay ahead of travel trends at PAS 2016

editor editor- March 29, 2016 21:44

HAGATNA, Guam - With travel trends rapidly evolving, organisations must anticipate future traveller expectations and embrace novel business strategies to stay ahead. Read More

Jetwing Hotels earns 10 Certificates of Excellence

editor editor- June 8, 2013 00:24

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Proving once again that their brand of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is their greatest strength, Jetwing Hotels has been awarded 10 new Certificates of Excellence from ... Read More

22 Centara properties awarded TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

editor editor- June 6, 2013 00:32

BANGKOK, Thailand - A total of 22 properties operated by Thailand’s leading hotel company Centara Hotels & Resorts have been awarded the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Read More

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awards Hotel Victoria on Reunion Island

editor editor- June 4, 2013 08:00

TripAdvisor has rewarded accommodation, restaurants, and the best evaluated with the Certificate of Excellence 2013 attractions. Read More

Winners of second annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Travel Favorites announced

editor editor- May 8, 2013 00:56

NEWTON, Mass. - The winners of the second annual Travelers' Choice Awards for Travel Favorites have been announced today. Read More

Results of fourth annual vacation rental survey announced

editor editor- April 11, 2013 08:05

NEWTON, Mass. - TripAdvisor today announced the results of its fourth annual vacation rentals survey of more than 1,300 U.S. travelers, predicting increasing demand for rental properties. Read More

Three Centara properties named in TripAdvisor 2013 awards

editor editor- February 2, 2013 02:05

Chen Sea Resort & Spa PhuQuoc, Centara Boutique Collection, has been named as one of the Top 25 Hotels in Vietnam in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2013. Read More

Tokyo receives high marks from travelers

editor editor- December 14, 2012 08:01

NEWTON, Mass. - TripAdvisor today announced the results of its Cities Survey, a look into how travelers and locals view 40 key tourist cities around the world. Read More

PATA announces TripAdvisor as new Strategic Partner

editor editor- December 14, 2012 02:39

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce TripAdvisor™ as a new PATA Strategic Partner. Read More

TripAdvisor places 11 Centara hotels as among best in their locality

editor editor- September 12, 2012 01:22

Eleven Centara Hotels & Resorts properties have been awarded by TripAdvisor as being among the top-ranked hotels in their locality. Read More

Jetwing Hotels rakes in TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

editor editor- May 30, 2012 09:58

Proving once again that their brand of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is their greatest strength, Jetwing Hotels has been awarded 8 new Certificates of Excellence from the world’s largest travel Read More