German National Tourist Board Launches ’25 Years After the Fall of the Wall” Social Media Campaign

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) recently launched its “My summer holiday in Germany – 25 years after the fall of the wall” campaign through social media. The campaign focuses on specifically created videos by Canadian video blogger Mike Corey...Read more

Switzerland Tourism Wins Virtuoso Award

At its annual conference last week in Las Vegas, Virtuoso, the leading international luxury travel network with nearly 9,000 travel advisors, announces winners of awards in various categories. “To receive the Virtuoso Tourism Board of the Year Award for the...Read more

AmaWaterways Receives Top Rating In Inaugural Berlitz: River Cruising In Europe Travel Guide

AmaWaterways has been recognized as the only river cruise company based in the U.S. to receive an overall 4-Star Plus rating – the highest level found in the book – in the first edition of the Berlitz: River Cruising In...Read more

Malta Tourism Authority Appoints Paul Begeja as New CEO

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) Board confirmed the appointment of Paul Bugeja, former president of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, as its new CEO effective September 16, 2014. Mr Bugeja has held senior positions within the Corinthia Group for the...Read more

Turkey: Raffles Istanbul Set to Open September 1

When it opens on 1 September this year, Raffles Istanbul will be the perfect embodiment of the ‘new’ face of Istanbul: cutting-edge, eclectic and energetic. The hotel is at the heart of the Zorlu Center, a new hub for fashion,...Read more

Travelsavers Expands Into Romania With Addition of Danubius Travel

TRAVELSAVERS Worldwide Independent Network (TWIN) has expanded its European presence in Eastern Europe with the addition of Danubius Travel. This marks TWIN’s debut in Romania. “We’re delighted to welcome Danubius Travel into the TWIN family,” says Rick Mazza, President and...Read more

Turkish Airlines Promotion Had Fans Taking Selfies with Kobe Bryant at GBTA Convention

Turkish Airlines brought its “Kobe vs. Messi: The Selfie Shootout” advertising campaign to The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention 2014 this week in Los Angeles. The international carrier hosted a sweepstakes for this year’s conference attendees to win an...Read more

Aegean Mediterranean Cruises & Tours Offering Special Rates on Malta FIT Package

Aegean Mediterranean Cruises & Tours has been operating with 40 years of experience creating memorable vacations, weddings and honeymoons spread throughout the Mediterranean region. The company specializes in customized group and individual packages, incentive & special interest groups, yacht charters,...Read more

FITUR to Showcase ‘Shopping Vacations’ at 2015 Event

The growing importance that shopping tourism is acquiring within the worldwide tourist industry has led FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair, to create the new FITUR Shopping section within the framework of its upcoming event, which is due to take...Read more

Friendly Planet Travel Launches London with Downton Abbey Christmas Ball Tour

Celebrate Christmas like British aristocracy at Highclere Castle — the filming location of the PBS TV show Downton Abbey — on Friendly Planet Travel’s London with Downton Abbey Christmas Ball tour. The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon will open their...Read more