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

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 […]

BTN interview: Olga Rendino, deputy general director, St Petersburg Convention Bureau | Focus

BTN interview: Olga Rendino, deputy general director, St Petersburg Convention Bureau | Focus

The majestic Russian city of St Petersburg is a magnet for business and cultural tourism. Olga Rendino, deputy general director of the St Petersburg Convention Bureau, here shares the city’s pragmatic solutions to tackling the challenges set by Covid-19, and its roadmap to recovery, including staging UEFA Euro Cup matches this summer. Breaking Travel News: […]

BTN interview: Thomas Lennartz, vice president, sales and client experience, Quark Expeditions | Focus

BTN interview: Thomas Lennartz, vice president, sales and client experience, Quark Expeditions | Focus

Having been recognised as one of the best-in-the-business by voters at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Thomas Lennartz, vice president for sales and client experience with Quark Expeditions, to find out more Breaking Travel News: Congratulations – Quark Expeditions has been honoured with the title of World’s Leading Specialist Cruise […]

BTN interview: Leonardo Baiocchi, general manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach | Focus

BTN interview: Leonardo Baiocchi, general manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach | Focus

Leonardo Baiocchi, general manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach chats to Katie Jensen about the prestigious World Travel Awards titles Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach has been honoured with the title of World’s Leading Luxury Resort at the prestigious World Travel Awards. The title is in addition to the recognition as […]

BTN interview: Manos Borboudakis, general manager, Santorini division, Metaxa Hospitality Group | Focus

BTN interview: Manos Borboudakis, general manager, Santorini division, Metaxa Hospitality Group | Focus

Having been honoured with a global title at the World Travel Awards, Manos Borboudakis, group general manager in Santorini for Metaxa Hospitality Group, here tells Breaking Travel News more Breaking Travel News: Congratulations – Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa in Greece has beaten competition from around the globe to take the title of […]

BTN interview: Mario Pederzolli, chief operating officer, Lanserhof at the Arts Club | Focus

BTN interview: Mario Pederzolli, chief operating officer, Lanserhof at the Arts Club | Focus

Having opened last year, Lanserhof at the Arts Club has become a fixture of the London wellness scene. Here we find out more about the project from chief operating officer, Mario Pederzolli, as the property is honoured by the World Spa Awards Breaking Travel News: Lanserhof at the Arts Club in London has been honoured […]

BTN interview: Mohammad El Etri, director of global snow operations and projects, Ski Dubai | Focus

BTN interview: Mohammad El Etri, director of global snow operations and projects, Ski Dubai | Focus

Having been recognised as a leader in global hospitality by the World Ski Awards, Breaking Travel News here sits down with Mohammad El Etri, director of global snow operations and projects, management office, at Ski Dubai, to find out more about the prestigious honour Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your victory this year at the […]

BTN interview: Shahab Shayan, senior manager, international operations, Dubai Tourism | Focus

BTN interview: Shahab Shayan, senior manager, international operations, Dubai Tourism | Focus

With an economy dependent on international tourism, it was no surprise to see Dubai reopen its doors to travellers in July. The commercial capital of the United Arab Emirates counts on the sector for over ten per cent of gross domestic product, or upward of US$30 billion, each year. However, what was not inevitable, was […]

BTN interview: Margit Gabriele Muller, executive director, Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital | Focus

BTN interview: Margit Gabriele Muller, executive director, Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital | Focus

Considered one of the leading tourism destinations in Abu Dhabi, executive director Margit Gabriele Muller here tells us more about the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital. Breaking Travel News: Can you tell us a little about the operation of the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital this year – have your activities been hard hit by the Covid-19 […]

BTN interview: Vincent Didon, business development director, Seychelles Ports Authority | Focus

BTN interview: Vincent Didon, business development director, Seychelles Ports Authority | Focus

With the Seychelles preparing to reopen its borders to international travellers next month, Breaking Travel News here speaks to Vincent Didon, business development director with the Seychelles Ports Authority, about what role the cruise sector is expected to play. Breaking Travel News: Can you bring us up to date with where tourism currently stands in […]

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