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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Fitur Festival, a new section at the International Tourism Trade Fair

Organised in collaboration with Spain Live Music with the aim of providing organisers, festival promoters and destinations with a professional and promotional tourism channel
FITUR 2018 will be staged from 17 to 21 January at Feria de Madrid, organised by IFEMA

The International Tourism Trade Fair is adding to its comprehensive content offering with the new monographic section FITUR Festivals, organised in collaboration with Spain Live Music, the Spanish Music Tourism Association, for the purpose of creating new tourist networks through the opportunities opened up by the world of live music and to promote and advance the festivals and destinations that host it.

Tendances de rentrée : Thalys confirme son dynamisme

Lundi 23 octobre 2017 — Thalys a enregistré en septembre son 12e mois de croissance consécutif. Cet anniversaire souligne la bonne santé des échanges interculturels entre la Belgique, la France, l’Allemagne et les Pays-Bas. Depuis le début de l’année, Thalys et son petit-frère low-cost Izy enregistrent ainsi au total 7,5% de voyageurs à leur bord au global.En termes de chiffre d’affaires, soutenu notamment par la vigueur des échanges économiques sur la route hollandaise, Thalys enregistre une croissance de 11%.

Lolita Lempicka appelle les étudiants de mode à bannir les fourrure des podiums

La créatrice se joint à PETA pour inciter les élèves des écoles de mode françaises à ne pas accepter les pots-de-vin de l’industrie de la fourrure

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Paris – L’avenir de la mode repose sur les matières respectueuses des animaux et de l’environnement, et la fourrure animale n’y a pas sa place : voici le message que la créatrice Lolita Lempicka diffuse aujourd’hui aux créateurs de demain, dans une lettre ouverte publiée dans Paris Match aujourd’hui. Végane et engagée depuis longtemps, la créatrice appelle les élèves des écoles de mode à rejeter les offres des producteurs de fourrure qui les poussent à utiliser des peaux animales, sponsorisant leurs collections en échange – une technique couramment utilisée par cette industrie cruelle, dépassée aujourd’hui par le nombre de matières sans-cruauté disponibles.

AVANI will open its first villa resort in Koh Samui, Thailand next year in September.

Bangkok, October 24, 2017: AVANI Hotels & Resorts, the international upscale lifestyle brand from Minor Hotels, known for its appeal to millennial minded travellers, Design for Living spaces and commitment to honest food, will be introducing its first Villa concept when AVANI Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas opens in September 2018.

Located within a cove on the unspoiled southeast coast of Koh Samui, on a secluded beach in Pang Kha Bay, the 58 key resort will offer dazzling sea views and a relaxed vibe for holidaymakers.

HotelREZ is now one of the fastest growing representation companies in the world

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ) has been recognised as the 7th biggest hotel consortia by US magazine HOTELS, on their list of the world’s top 25 hotel consortia.

HotelREZ now represents 62,634 rooms in 950 properties as of December 2016, compared to 33,181 rooms and 601 properties in 2015. This has lifted the company above several high-profile competitors when it comes to the representation of independent hotels.

Passengers Want Technology to Give Them More Control Over Their Travel Experience

Barcelona – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2017 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) which revealed that passengers expect technology to give them more personal control over their travel experience.

Based on 10,675 responses from around the globe, the survey provided insight into what passengers want from their air travel experience. Topping the list were:

RoomIt by CWTÒ versterkt hotelaanbod voor zakenreizigers

Chicago, 25 oktober 2017 – RoomIt by CWTÒ, de nieuwe hoteldistributiedivisie van Carlson Wagonlit Travel heeft een nieuwe overeenkomst gesloten met Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), een merk binnen

de Expedia-groep. De tarieven en beschikbaarheid van het EAN-aanbod worden opgenomen in de RoomIt boekingstool. Hierdoor krijgen reizigers via CWT wereldwijd toegang tot 197.000 hotels, waaronder 36.000 unieke locaties.

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