Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum opens in Russia

Hilton announced the opening of Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum, marking the debut of Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the northwest region of the Russian Federation. The new-build hotel is part of the ExpoForum Complex, which attracts more than 400 events per year including conferences, corporate functions, shows and sporting events. …

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Valletta unveils European Capital of Culture 2018

The preview of the Valletta 2018 Cultural Programme – a collection of artistic and cultural projects and events being planned for next year, was launched earlier today, at Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta. The publication contains general information on 2018 projects and events, offering the public a taste of what …

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Jamaica to appoint tourism advisors in Europe

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says he will appoint several of Jamaica’s honorary consuls in Europe as unpaid tourism advisors to his office, in his effort to significantly boost Jamaica’s market share for European tourists. Bartlett made the announcement following meetings with Jamaica’s honorary consuls in Europe: Jorn Follmer (Munich, Germany); …

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Stephen Hawking plans space travel

The scientist, 75, said the Virgin boss had offered him a seat. Professor Stephen Hawking has said he is planning to travel into space on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. The physicist and cosmologist, 75, said he had not expected to have the opportunity to experience space but that the …

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Scottish Thistle Awards 2016-2017 winners

And the winners are…. Do you ask yourself what’s Scottish Thistle Awards? Well it’s like Oscar, but in tourism, but in Scotland The 2016 / 2017 National Winners were announced at the National Final on 16th March at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Category Winner  Location Best Accommodation Provider Mill of …

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GTA and Bokun to host online conferences

GTA and Bokun to host online conferences discussing the rapid development of distribution for tours & activities London and Reykjavik – GTA, one of the leading global distributors of accommodation and destination services and Bokun, the business-to-business distribution platform, today announced a series of online conferences to discuss the future …

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Alitalia Board approves 2017-2019 business plan

€1 billion cost reductions by 2019 Revenue to increase 30 per cent by 2019 Profitability by 2019 Fleet reduced by 20 narrow-body aircraft New competitive proposition for short and medium-haul aircraft fleet   Rome, 15 March 2017 – Alitalia’s Board of Directors today approved the airline’s turnaround business plan which …

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Italy, a land of art and history

Italy has been, since antiquity, the centre of history, culture and art. Our museums, collections and archaeological sites reveal countless tokens of the past and the many civilizations that have passed across this country, evidence of which is still inextricably woven into the present day landscape. Artistic wonders can be …

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TUI brand growing

TUI brand growing: More than 2,222 TUI travel agencies across Europe AN ADDITIONAL 15,000 RETAIL OUTLETS IN CORE MARKETS / PERSONAL ADVICE REMAINS CRUCIAL IN MANY COUNTRIES / TUI PURSUES EXPANSION PATH The TUI smile is one of the most iconic logos in Europe and has stood for holidays and …

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