Tourism New Zealand announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tencent Holdings, a leading provider of Internet value-added services in China.
Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s globally recognised upscale hotel brand, is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening its first hotel on the continent in 2016.
The Moscow – Doha motor rally team arrived in Qatar with much fanfare. Touted as the rally’s debut on the international platform, it started from Russia April 18 with a 20-days’ voyage to arrive in Doha.
Hyatt Place Liuzhou has officially opened, marking the debut of the brand in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southwest China.
The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, 245 rooms and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi.
Liuzhou is the second largest city in Guangxi with over 2000 year’s history and culture, and a growing industrial centre and transportation hub in the region. Located on the banks of the winding Liu River, the landscape around Liuzhou is a mix of rolling hills, mountain peaks, caves and karst scenery, an ideal base for exploring the minority villages in the area.
Sitting on top of the 249 m Poly International Centre, the highest building in the city, Hyatt Place Liuzhou offers picturesque views of Liu River in all its guestrooms. The hotel enjoys convenient access to the nearby commercial centre, entertainment complex and tourist attractions, including Yaobu Ancient Town and Liu River Night Cruise.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing interest in gastronomic tourism. The joint initiative was presented at the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in San Sebastian, Spain.
Sabre Corporation, one of the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced recently that it has successfully completed the migration of La Quinta by Wyndham properties to the Sabre Hospitality Solutions industry-leading SynXis Platform.
Multi-generational travel has been gaining popularity in recent years, and its latest iteration is on the rise as families continue to find new ways to create experiences and memories together.
Ethiopia’s travel and tourism economy grew by 48,6 percent in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector.
AKARYN Hotel Group, one of Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, has become one of the first Asian hospitality companies to catch the cycling bug, as it launches a series of fully-equipped bicycle tourism adventures through the spectacular scenery of Southern Thailand.
Makarem Hotels, an award-winning Saudi hotel brand by Dur Hospitality, specialised in serving the holy cities of Saudi Arabia, recently announced the signing of a contract to operate Makarem Sagryah Tower Hotel in Mecca.