Seeking to advance use of innovation and cutting-edge technologies into cultural tourism practices, destinations and products, the International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology will be held in Hamedan, Iran alongside the 40th UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session.
H.H. Mubarak AM Al Sabah, chairman, Action Hotels, hosted a round of meetings at Kuwait’s White Palace recently with Sebastien Bazin, CEO, Accor International.
After being closed for 16 months, Costa Rica PoÃ¡s Volcano National Park has re-opened to the public.
80 young people from Cape Town got to enjoy the experience of a lifetime, celebrating Mandela heritage and footprint in the city. Hosted by Cape Town Tourism, learners from two marginalised areas around Cape Town Langa and Khayelitsha, were given the opportunity to walk in Nelson Madela’s footsteps and to learn about his life and legacy, particularly how Cape Town formed part of the former-presidents life, in commemoration of the Mandela Centenary celebrations this year, and during tourism month.
Heritage Villas Zhouzhuang, managed by Dusit has officially opened its doors bringing Thai-inspired, gracious hospitality to Zhouzhuang, a renowned ancient water town in Jiangsu Province.
Qatar Airways was pleased to be the official airline partner of Europe’s most prestigious horse racing event, the Qatar Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe 2018, taking place in Paris, France, from October 06 - 07 October at the newly-redesigned ParisLongchamp Racecourse.
Oman Tourism Development Company the developer of the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) project, has appointed through the board of directors of OCEC company Said Salim Said Al-Shanfari as CEO to lead the organisation through its next phase of innovation and growth.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the launch of RiseHY, a new global programme designed to pair the hospitality industry’s career opportunities with young people who need them.
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of its first property in Jordan, the highly anticipated Al Manara, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Saraya Aqaba.
Hilton announced the opening of Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton, which marks Hilton’s 500th hotel to open across Europe, Middle East and Africa.