Sunday, 29 March 2015

Sunwing introduces a summer program from Ottawa

Sunwing VacationsSunwing Vacations is delighted to announce that it will be increasing its flight schedule to offer a summer service from Ottawa for the first time. Beginning May 11th, the airline will operate a weekly, direct flight to the popular Cuban vacation destination of Varadero.

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Back to nature at Bidoup Nui Ba Park

37VQGNuiBaEstablished in 2004, the park has its name combined from Bidoup Mountain, the highest mountain on Lam Vien Plateau, and Ba Mountain, the highest one in Da Lat City.

Early in the morning, a car of the park was dispatched to pick us up and then brought us all the way along 723 Pass, which to many people is the most beautiful pass in Vietnam, to reach the park, located 50 kilometers away from Da Lat City in Da Nhim Commune, Lac Duong District at a height of 650-2,287 meters above sea level.

Sunwing Vacations unveils the new 2015/16 brochure with a fresh look

Sunwing AirlinesSunwing Vacations is pleased to announce the 2015/16 brochure is now available. Boasting a fresh new look with an updated logo and featuring over 30 different vacation destinations across the Caribbean, Cuba, Mexico and Central America now accessible on direct Sunwing flights from 32 gateways, this latest edition is packed with vacation inspiration for families, couples, newlyweds and groups alike.

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High-end resort to be built on Phu Quoc Island

Sol-House-Phu-QuocA document to this effect was signed between the M.I.K Corporation and Melia Hotels International (MHI) at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on March 26.
At the signing ceremony, M.I.K Deputy General Director Pham Thanh Tuan said the agreement will contribute to improving the quality of tourist services on the island as well as the overall Vietnamese tourism reputation.

Thanh Hoa ready for 2015 National Tourism Year

ThanhnhaHoThanhHoaThe organisation board will screen footage featuring local UNESCO world heritage sites before the opening ceremony kicks off at 8:05 pm with a torchlight procession and the Dong Son bronze drum from the Dong Co temple in Yen Dinh district.

A highlight of the event will be a special art performance combining traditional and contemporary art to portray the province as a land of heritage.

Alila Villas Soori Woos Foodies With an English Line-up Michelin-Stars

Alila HotelsAlila Villas Soori’s guest Chef in Residence programme brings gourmet temptation to Bali’s southwest coast in a calendar of unique dining experiences personally crafted by some of the finest culinary talents from around the globe.

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Can Tho boosts tourism development

cho-noi-Cai-RangThe number of tourists to Can Tho has been increasing since the launch of flights between Can Tho and some regions in the country. In 2014, Can Tho welcomed more than 1.3 million tourist arrivals and tourism receipts reached over VND 1,100 billion.

In recent years, ecotourism spots in Phong Dien, a charming countryside with lush orchards, are always selected by tourists to Can Tho. Tourists feel more interesting when they start a boat trip from Ninh Kieu Wharf to Can Tho old market, Cai Rang floating market… to experience the beauty of the region and crowded moments of trading activities on the river.

Six Senses Yao Noi Appoints Senior Chef de Cuisine

Six SensesSix Senses Yao Noi is pleased to introduce Chef Alex Oddy. Chef Alex will lead the culinary team at the resort’s organic Dining Room restaurant in March. Originally from Australia, Alex has been in Thailand for more than three years and has extensive experience with organic sustainable produce.

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Six Senses Zil Pasyon Appoints Rick Gonzalez as Executive Chef

Six SensesRick Gonzalez has been appointed executive chef at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles which is scheduled to open late 2015.
A graduate of the Institut Hôtelier César Ritz in Switzerland, Rick began his career in the United States in 1989 working at the restaurant Adrienne as a cook. 

England Rugby Strikes Star Wars Alliance for Marriott London Sevens

6a0128763ee05d970c01bb081088bf970d-150wiEngland Rugby and Disney UK have joined forces to create a national advertising campaign to promote this year’s galactic-themed Marriott London Sevens taking place at Twickenham on the 16th and 17th May.

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Saturday, 28 March 2015

Questex Travel Group Sets Sail with New ITE at Sea Event aboard Oasis of the Seas

unnamedOn the heels of its successful 10th anniversary Incentive Travel Exchange (ITE) celebration, Questex Travel Group today announced it is accepting applications for its ITE at Sea event, the latest addition to the company’s Global Meetings and Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE) portfolio, designed for qualified buyers and premier travel suppliers seeking to maximize their incentive travel business.

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Friday, 27 March 2015

London City Airport disappointed by Mayor of London direction to refuse planning permission

london city airportLondon City Airport (LCY) is perplexed and disappointed by the Mayor of London’s direction to refuse planning permission for the City Airport Development Programme (CADP) – a scheme which solely comprises the extension of existing infrastructure to enable the airport to achieve an already-permitted growth in flight numbers.*

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Delta Offers Improved Flight Options from Greece to New York and Beyond

deltaDelta Air Lines will boost travel options for customers between  Greece and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from March 30, 2015, by restarting services to the Big Apple from Athens International Airport. Customers with onward connections will benefit from smoother transfers to a number of U.S. destinations via the newly extended Terminal 4 at Delta’s JFK hub.

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Delta Restarts Dublin – Atlanta Seasonal Service

Delta_Air_Lines_roll_out_painthallDelta Air Lines will restart its seasonal nonstop flight between Dublin International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, effective March 30, 2015. The daily flight will complement Delta’s existing daily nonstop service between Dublin and New York-JFK, significantly increasing travel choices for customers flying between the Republic of Ireland and the United States.

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