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Breaking Travel News investigates: The journey of a Red Sea Development Company employee | Focus

Sara Al Marghalani looks back at her career to date, starting out in the tourism and hospitality industry before Vision 2030 emerged as a driving force for change, and looks ahead to her new role at the Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), one in which she is helping to deliver the most ambitious regenerative tourism […]

BTN interview: Aurelio Giraudo, cluster general manager, Banyan Tree Doha & La Cigale | Focus

When it opens later this year, Banyan Tree Doha will become the first urban, luxury resort in Qatar and a leader in the wider Middle East market. It is also the first property developed under the Banyan Tree-Accor strategic partnership. Located in the heart of Msheireb, the resort sits within the Doha Oasis project, a […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Michal Smejc, general manager, Velaa Private Island | Focus

Breaking Travel News talks to Michal Smejc, general manager at Velaa Private Island in the Maldives, about the destination’s extensive health and safety programme, which has enabled it to continue operating since emerging from lockdown last July. BTN: Maldives re-opened to tourism in July. What operational changes have you implemented at Velaa Private Island in […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Bartlomiej Mart, general manager at Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh | Focus

Bartlomiej Mart, general manager at Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh tells Breaking Travel News how he has reshaped operations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Breaking Travel News: What operational changes have you implemented at Ascott in order to continue operating through the pandemic? Bartlomiej Mart: As part of the prestigious Ascott portfolio, we at Ascott […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Paresh Parihar, chief executive, Qtech Software | Focus

Paresh Parihar, chief executive at Qtech Software, tells Breaking Travel News how he is leveraging technology to tackle the challenges set by Covid-19, while also sharing his thoughts on new travel trends. Breaking Travel News: What is the Qtech Software business model, and what changes in the way you operate have you had to implement […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Elie Farhat, general manager, Telal Resort Al Ain | Focus

Breaking Travel News here talks to Elie Farhat, general manager, Telal Resort Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, about his resort’s inspirational approach to the challenges set by Covid-19, and his upbeat prognosis for the future. Breaking Travel News: What operational changes have you implemented at Telal Resort Al Ain in order to continue operating through […]

Consumers increasingly turning to technology to improve their travel experience | Focus

Humans have an ingrained desire to travel. Of course, home will always be calling us back, but the feeling of wanderlust is unshakable. For some people, that means spending months or years traveling the world, but for others, it’s about spending a couple of weeks relaxing on a beach somewhere. In more recent years, technology […]

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda: Things You Should Know | Focus

Need to trek mountain gorillas in Africa? Rwanda is one of the few destinations that are open for gorilla tourism in Africa. To many travelers who have gone on primate safaris, there is no better way to get close to a family of mountain gorillas than undertaking a gorilla trek in Rwanda! Located in central […]

Vietnam to launch its first VET by EHL training center | Focus

Cityland Education (Vietnam) has signed with EHL Advisory Services to become a VET by EHL Licensed Center to train service-minded hospitality professionals ready to thrive in a shifting industry.Cityland Education (CE) is thrilled to start the year 2021 with an exciting partnership with EHL, the best hospitality school in the world, which confirms our confidence […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Anabela Almeida, general director, Consolidador.com | Focus

Having been recognised as the best in the business by voters at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Anabela Almeida, general director of Consolidador.com, to find out more Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your recognition at the World Travel Awards as the World’s Leading Airline Consolidator. How does it feel to […]