Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Toilet Tourism Awards Now Open

Entries for the inaugural Toilet Tourism Awards organized by MyTravelResearch.com, close on 15 June 2017. The finalists of each category will be announced 22 June 2017 at the Travel and Tourism Research Association international conference in Quebec, Canada. “It’s time for destinations to smell the roses. Great toilets drive visitation,” says Bronwyn White, tourism strategist [...]

WTTC Tourism Leaders Show Support for Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’

About 100 attendees from the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Bangkok will plant more than 300 mangrove trees in Bang Krachao, Bangkok’s ‘green lung’ across the Chao Phraya River from Klong Toey, to draw attention to environmental issues and the continuous pressure to develop the area. Gerald LawlessThe greening effort on 28 [...]

Khiri Travel Indonesia Announces New Ecotourism Experience in Kalimantan

Orangutan and sun bear rehabilitation, wild life spotting and learning about tropical forest ecology, are all part of a new 6D/5N trip to East Kalimantan, created by Khiri Travel Indonesia. After arrival in Balikpapan by air (there are direct flights from Singapore), highlights of the trip include boat rides through mangrove forests, hikes in majestic [...]

Outrigger Enterprises Group Appoints Phuket MICE Account Director in Singapore

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Anjela Wong as Account Director, Singapore/Southeast Asia, for Outrigger Resorts. Her main task is to drive MICE business for the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort. She commenced her role on 15 April and is based in Singapore.  Ms Wong will also represent the Outrigger brand at large, [...]

Creating Loyalty in Travelling Millennials

Millennials don’t like being overtly marketed too. However, they are not averse to marketing messages, but only if those messages are delivered in the right format. Millennials react well to influencer marketing. Sell to them by educating them, not just by describing your product. These are some of the insights on travel consumers in the [...]

Outrigger führt Bestpreisgarantie ein

Honolulu, Hawaii – Der Outrigger Enterprises Konzern verkündet die Einführung der Bestpreisgarantie: ab sofort profitieren Besucher aller Outrigger Hotels, Apartments und Resorts von der Niedrigpreisgarantie. Sollten Gäste innerhalb von 24 Stunden nach Buchung dasselbe Angebot zu einem günstigeren Preis auf einer US Webseite finden, erhalten diese nicht nur den Differenzbetrag zurück, sondern auch einen zusätzlichen Nachlass [...]

Report: Understanding the Coming Generational Changes the Key to Future Tourism Success

New study shows some East-West convergence among Gen Z digital natives and rapid changes of the demographic guard across all generations The travel industry is seeing a new convergence between young Asian and Western tourists’ travel expectations and consumption patterns. Digital and mobile are creating a shared generational experience, most notably in Generation Z, people [...]

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Gibt Facettenreiches Osterprogramm Für Die Ganze Familie Bekannt

Das neue Unterseeboot für Unterwassersichtungen und ein Bildungsbereich erbaut aus wiederverwendeten Materialien zeigen das Beste des Gaafu Dhaalu Atolls KONOTTA, MALEDIVEN – Das Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort hat ein durchdachtes und vielseitiges Programm erstellt, welches Familien, die einen fantastischen Strandurlaub in den Tropen suchen, verschiedene Aktivitäten anbieten. Das Outrigger in den Malediven hat zudem ein [...]

Outrigger launches “Best Rate Guarantee” policy

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Enterprises Group announced today the launch of its first-ever Best Rate Guarantee for direct bookings made online across the Outrigger Hotels and Resorts portfolio. Guests booking any of Outrigger’s multi-branded hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties from Outrigger.com are now ensured the best publicly available rate possible. Should guests find a [...]

The Five Trends Changing Luxury Travel Today

MyTravelResearch.com will run two free webinars 28 & 29 March on the five luxury travel trends — and their implications for service providers in the sector MyTravelResearch.com has identified five trends and characteristics defining luxury travel today. The trends are the emergence of the new luxury consumer, the trend to learning and enrichment, the need [...]

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Announces a Diverse Programme of Easter Family Fun

The resort’s new semi-submarine for underwater viewing and a marine education zone made from recycled materials show the best of the Maldives’ marine environment in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll KONOTTA, THE MALDIVES – The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has announced a thoughtful and varied programme of activities for families looking for a fantastic beach holiday [...]

Khiri Travel Announces New Eco Tours in Thailand and Indonesia

New community and nature based experiences in Phitsanulok, Loei, Chiang Khan and North Lombok revealed ahead of ITB Berlin Khiri Travel will unveil two new community and nature based tour experiences in northern Thailand and North Lombok at ITB Berlin. The emphasis is on unique insights into lesser-known corners of popular destinations, with the trips [...]

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Positions Itself for Future Growth

W. David P. Carey III to join Outrigger advisory board; Scott Dalecio appointed interim CEO WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts announced today that W. David P. Carey III, who has successfully led the company for more than 30 years, will transition into a lead role on the Outrigger advisory board and focus [...]

Three Times Proves It For Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort At Fiji Tourism Excellence Awards

CORAL COAST, FIJI – It was three out of three for Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort when it scooped the pool with a trifecta of awards at the annual ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards.  The resort was named Best Deluxe Resort while its fine dining restaurant Ivi won the award for Best Visitor Dining Experience. [...]

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Announces All-Inclusive ‘Dream Wedding Package’

PHUKET, THAILAND – Four nights’ accommodation for the bride and groom and an anniversary stay are part of a new wedding ceremony and reception package at Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort overlooking the beautiful Andaman Sea at Laguna Phuket in Thailand.  The Dream Wedding Package includes an international or Asian buffet dinner, three-hour beverage service, [...]

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