Archive | November, 2011

The Convention Centre Dublin Secured ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Accreditation

30 Nov

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) announced that it has secured accreditation in International Organization of Standardization (ISO) 9001 – Quality Management System and ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System. The implementation of these ISO standards throughout The CCD will help to maintain delivery efficiencies and ensure continual improvement. To retain ISO certification, The CCD will be audited on a regular basis.

 

Source:- travelandtourworld

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TCEB launches 'Believe in Thailand – Thailand: Destination of 'CHOICES' at EIBTM 2011

30 Nov

Thailand is already beginning to recover from the recent floods that have impacted the country’s MICE industry. In order to ensure a strong and speedy recovery, the government is working closely with the private sector in implementing a cleanup plan, and aims to regain international confidence through TCEB’s market promotion campaign Believe in Thailand – Thailand: Destination of “CHOICES”. These measures are expected to see Thailand back on track before the third quarter of 2012.

 

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com

Tourism Australia lays out welcome mat for the Red Army

29 Nov

Tourism Australia Managing Director Andrew McEvoy has welcomed the announcement by the British and Irish Lions confirming their nine-match schedule for their 2013 tour of Australia to be played in six cities across the nation.

Tourism Australia will work in partnership with official tour operator, Lions Rugby Travel, on a series of joint activities to promote the major sporting event and Australia as a destination in the run up to the June/July 2013 tour.

 

Source :- travelandtourworld.com

agoda.com teams up with HotelPartner

28 Nov

agoda.com announced a partnership with channel manager HotelPartner. HotelPartner is connected to more than 150 hotels, HotelPartner provides clients with sophisticated yield- and distribution-technology linked with the Hotel Front Office System (PMS).

Because of this partnership, HotelPartner’s clients can quickly and easily distribute inventory worldwide to agoda.com’s customer base of more than 3.5 million. With 37 local sites, agoda.com provides exposure in all major Asian languages, giving hotel partners valuable reach into hard-to-access Asian markets.

Great Hotels of the World hosts prize giveaway at EIBTMGreat Hotels of the World hosts prize giveaway at EIBTM

28 Nov

Great Hotels of The World will be hosting a prize giveaway at their stand E320 to celebrate the fact that they are exhibiting at EIBTM in Barcelona for the first time.

Great Hotels of the World Luxury Collection member, Royal Olympic Hotel located in Athens, Greece will be giving exhibitors and attendees the opportunity to win a weekend break for two at their five star property. The prize will include a two night stay in their gorgeous Athenian Panorama room, offering guests a unique view of the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus and other major archaeological sites in Athens, a homemade breakfast experience each day in the hotel’s beautiful roof restaurant, IOANNIS, and complimentary Wi-Fi internet connection.

Intense fog cancels and delays about 656 flights this weekend in Urumqi, NW China

28 Nov

As stated by the local media, Heavy fog has continued cloaking Urumqi, China, abandoned about 10,000 passengers at the city’s airport and about 656 flights were delayed or cancelled.

The festive season with the celebration of Thanksgiving has started around the world. Tourism both inbound and outbound will be affected greatly due to this.

Centara's new Spa Cenvaree at Pattaya features Dead Sea salt and mud treatments

28 Nov

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its latest Spa Cenvaree, set within the newly-opened Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, Centara Boutique Collection, and one of the first spas in Thailand to be based around the benefits of pure sea salt and mud harvested from the Dead Sea at depths over 420m below sea level. The spa is a highlight of the hotel, which soft-opened in November and is located in Central Pattaya within ten minutes’ stroll of the beach.