Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Announces All-Inclusive Rates for UK Market

KONOTTA ISLAND, MALDIVES – The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has introduced all-inclusive rates for UK wholesale travel agents. The UK is the first market in which the property has offered all-inclusive rates. The rates are effective immediately for stays up to 31 March 2018. The 53 pool villas offer the largest average villa sizes in [...]

New Tented Eco Camp Keeps Rainforest Standing in Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia

A NEW tented camp is being opened in southwest Cambodia with the tagline, “Your Stay Keeps the Forest Standing.” Guests staying at the Cardamom Tented Camp will be sustaining a conservation-friendly business that was set up to help keep an 18,000-hectare (180 km2) concession out of the hands of loggers, poachers and sand mining operations. The [...]

The Pros and Cons of Using Snapchat in Tourism Marketing

If you’re a marketer for a tourism destination, product or service, should you be on Snapchat? MyTravelResearch.com says you do need to be on Snapchat if your main market is youths and travellers in their 20s, especially if you’re trying to attract them in a cost-effective way. “Snapchat seems sexy, but it’s a lot of [...]

New Annual Corporate Bike Tour Challenge Announced in Asia

Inaugural three-day ride will champion sustainability, encourage progressive companies to do more in the region, and raise funds for Operation Smile The inaugural YAANA Bike Challenge will take place in Vietnam, 9-11 September, 2017. The objective is to bring together progressive corporate managers to have fun and enjoy amazing scenery while they push themselves mentally [...]

Rory Campbell Returns to Outrigger Resorts

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Enterprises Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Rory Campbell as Area Director of Sales and Marketing, responsible for the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort and the Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort, both in Thailand. The appointment, effective July 1, 2017, is Mr. Campbell’s second stint with Outrigger. He was [...]

The 2017 International Toilet Tourism Award Winners Announced

Six public toilets loved by tourists have officially wiped the floor with the competition. Winners include a cliffhanger dunny where you can sit and watch crocodiles basking while you do your business   GREAT loos in tourism destinations become talking points, encourage repeat visits and can be a positive indicator of how the host community [...]