RSS Title //localhost:3000 RSS Description Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:00:55 +0000 en-US Wyndham launches Trademark Hotel Collection brand Hospitality giant Wyndham Hotel Group has launched The Trademark Hotel Collection – a new independent concept aimed at landmark three and four-star properties. The move aims to strengthen the group’s position as the true champion for hoteliers in every segment, with the Trademark brand designed for independent entrepreneurs who have built an iconic hotel and… Read more »

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Record April for overseas visits to the UK New figures show that it was a record April for the number of overseas visits to the UK as well as the amount of money spent. VisitBritain figures show that 3.7 million visits were made to the UK in April this year, up 19 per cent compared to the same month last year and the… Read more »

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New York tops holiday wish list for Brits British holidaymakers are planning to head for more far away destinations this summer, with New York the most popular option, according to new research. Data from travel search engine momondo.co.uk shows that long-haul destinations are most popular among Brits for their 2017 summer holidays, with New York on top of the list. But the relaxing… Read more »

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India International Travel Mart hits the road India International Travel Mart (IITM) has announced details of its 2017-18 travel trade exhibitions, which will be held across the country’s major cities. The exhibitions enable all facets of the travel and tourism industry to come together, and will commence in Chennai in mid-July followed by Bangalore, Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kochi and will… Read more »

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Head South Mexico has plenty of opportunity for vacation ownership.   With its diversity of tourist destinations, rich gastronomy and natural surroundings, it’s no surprise Mexico is a top vacation spot for travelers from the U.S., Canada, Europe and other countries. While the U.S. dollar has strengthened against the Mexican peso recently, this has had a very… Read more »

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Wyndham teams with Zeus for two hotels in Loutraki Wyndham Hotel Group and hotel development consultants Zeus International have announced the opening of two new hotels in the Greek seaside town of Loutraki. The 107-suite Wyndham Loutraki Poseidon and the 196-room (and bungalows) Ramada Loutraki Poseidon Resort follow in the wake of the opening of Wyndham Grand Athens, which marked the groups’first joint venture…. Read more »

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Hilton partners with Miral for Abu Dhabi resort Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort is set to be part of the AED12 billion development plan announced by Miral for the southern end of Yas Island to further position the island among the world’s most sought-after destinations by 2022. Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort, opening in 2019, will be located in the Yas… Read more »

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Macdonald hotel’s meeting rooms go digital Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa in Falkirk, one of Scotland’s largest hotel conference venues, has unveiled its new hi-tech meetings facilities following a £120,000 investment. The month-long project saw innovative technology, handmade furniture and carpets fitted in the hotel’s most popular meetings spaces. One of the conference rooms, which can host up to 16 delegates,… Read more »

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Moon Palace Jamaica joins RCI exchange network RCI is celebrating the addition of Palace Resorts’ Moon Palace Jamaica, a luxurious, all-inclusive option in Ocho Rios, to its exchange network. The luxury accommodation at Moon Palace Jamaica offers magnificent vacation options for RCI members. Part of the Palace Elite residences, Moon Palace Jamaica has quickly become one of the Caribbean’s leading resort destinations… Read more »

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Hilton Grand Vacations expands urban portfolio Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) has expanded its urban offering with the opening of The District by Hilton Club – the largest timeshare in Washington, D.C. Located on the top three floors of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown, the 108-unit property is HGV’s first timeshare in the city. Mark Wang, president and CEO… Read more »

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Cyprus records highest ever April tourist arrivals The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) has revealed that April 2017 was the most successful April on record in terms of global tourist arrivals. During that month, tourist arrivals to Cyprus reached 286,331, compared to 225,575 in April 2016 – a year-on-year increase of 26.9 per cent. This is the highest volume of tourist arrivals the… Read more »

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Air Astana launches service to New Delhi Air Astana will launch direct flights from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan to New Delhi, the capital of India on 2 July 2017. The service will be operated three times a week using Airbus A320 and Embraer 190 aircraft, and will complement the Kazakhstan national carrier’s daily flights between Almaty and New Delhi that were… Read more »

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