Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Why Customer Experience Is (Rightly) Such a Hot Topic in Travel

Companies that anticipate and deliver what travellers want, when they want it, are more likely to command loyalty – and profits By Carolyn Childs, co-founder and strategist, MyTravelResearch.com Why is customer experience such a hot topic and buzz phrase in the travel industry (and others)? Answer: because in the age of the experience economy the [...]

Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort Reveals Sensational Festive Program

Tantalising dining, activities for families and couples, and a few rooms still left for late bookers seeking tropical beach splendour for Christmas and New Year BEL OMBRE, MAURITIUS — The Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort has revealed sensational dining options and a fun-filled program for kids for the period 19th December to 4th January.  Late bookers [...]

Outrigger Resorts Announces Festive Season Events in Maldives, Phuket and Samui

Superlative food, drinks and entertainment for families, friends and couples on three paradise beaches Outrigger Resorts has announced a mouth-watering array of dining and entertainment options in the Maldives, Phuket and Koh Samui for Christmas and New Year. In Phuket and Samui, the festive season programs are open to local residents as well as resort [...]

YAANA Ventures Advances Global Conservation Efforts By Joining Adventure Travel Conservation Fund

ATCF members provide direct funding to support natural and cultural projects in destinations around the world YAANA Ventures is proud to announce its membership in the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund (ATCF), an international non-profit organization focused on funding on-the-ground conservation projects around the world. The ATCF provides members in the travel and outdoor industry an [...]

Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort Takes Lead Role in Building Two School Classrooms

Outrigger guests pay to mix cement, lay bricks and paint CORAL COAST, FIJI – Two new classrooms will greet students in 2018 at the Conua Primary School in Fiji’s Sigatoka Valley thanks to a community tourism project by Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort. Over the last 12 months, more than 800 guests holidaying at Outrigger’s Coral [...]

Outrigger Leads the Race as Official Sponsor of Honolulu Marathon

Participants of the Dec. 10 marathon are invited to take advantage of special rates at Outrigger accommodations in Waikiki Participants gleefully cross the finish line during the 2016 Honolulu Marathon Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, a long-time advocate of local athletes and sporting events, today announces its continued support of the Honolulu Marathon as the official [...]

Khiri Travel Announces Management Changes

Lateral moves and internal promotions in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos Khiri Travel has announced internal management changes affecting its operations in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Effective 1 December, Stefan Scheerer, the Assistant General Manager at Khiri Travel Myanmar, will move to Vientiane, where he will become General Manager of Khiri Travel Laos. Scheerer knows Laos [...]

ASEAN and China Underline Strategic Tourism Partnership

As the inaugural ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation Year comes to a close, tourism leaders hail closer institutional ties and look forward to continued strong two-way growth New levels of ASEAN-China tourism cooperation were lauded as a success and an indication of more to come, at the closing ceremony of the ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation Year 2017, which [...]

Outrigger Resorts Announces Up To 45% Off For DISCOVERY Members

Inviting travellers to take advantage of limited-time rates to experience Maldives, Mauritius, Thailand, Fiji and Hawaii HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts today announced its best rates of the year with exclusive savings of up to 45 percent off standard room prices for DISCOVERY loyalty program members, providing travellers with the perfect opportunity to give [...]

2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards to Open in February

Ahead of World Toilet Day on 19 November, MyTravelResearch.com says there are clear linkages between better health, clean toilets and successful tourism The 2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards will open to submissions in February 2018, with winners in six categories to be announced in June 2018. The opening of the awards will take place in [...]

The Changing Needs of Millennials: New Implications for the Travel Industry

Business travel, loyalty programs, food and beverage consumption, and travel marketing content are already feeling the impact By Bronwyn White, co-founder & strategist, MyTravelResearch.com Millennials – also known as Gen Y or the Me Generation – are moving into a new life stage. The 18 to 35 year olds are becoming responsible parents and assertive [...]

DMC Khiri Travel Announces Eight New Creative Exploration Itineraries in Asia for Product Managers

New creative itineraries by Khiri Travel fight ‘overtourism’ by taking visitors beyond the congested attractions of Asia Ahead of the World Travel Market in London, Khiri Travel has announced its “Asia Creative Series” – eight new travel routes in Southeast Asia designed to inspire tour operator product managers. Willem Niemeijer, the founder of Khiri Travel, [...]

Reach for the ‘Stars’ in Myanmar

Khiri Reach, the charitable arm of Khiri Travel, offers new support to a project near Bagan to save the Burmese Star Tortoise; papier-mâché tortoises to be given out to travel trade at Khiri booth in WTM London Khiri Reach, the charitable arm of Asia-based DMC Khiri Travel, is supporting a conservation effort to save the [...]

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Wins Service Excellence Award

PHUKET, THAILAND — The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has won the “Best Resort (Service Excellence) – Asia Pacific” Award at the 2017 Travel Weekly Asia Reader’s Choice Awards. Rory Campbell the Area Director for Sales & Marketing for Outrigger Resorts in Thailand received the award on 23 October at a ceremony at the Imperial [...]

Outrigger Resorts Launches Exclusive Global Honeymoon Platform

Newlyweds can now bask in tropical bliss at nine premier Outrigger beachfront resorts PHUKET, THAILAND – To coincide with the start of ITB Asia in Singapore, Oct. 25, Outrigger Resorts is launching a range of nine honeymoon packages for all of its Pacific, Asian and Indian Ocean beachfront resorts this week. The packages cover some [...]

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