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Breaking Travel News interview: Kerry Golds, managing director, Abercrombie & Kent UK | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Kerry Golds, managing director, Abercrombie & Kent UK | Focus

Laying out a roadmap for the reopening of the English economy earlier this week, Boris Johnson was able to offer the travel industry the first real good news it had heard it nearly a year. The global travel taskforce would reconvene to examine how to reopen the sector, the prime minister revealed, with a report […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Inna Vilenska, chief executive, Discover Cars | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Inna Vilenska, chief executive, Discover Cars | Focus

Having been honoured with a top title at the World Travel Awards Grand Final, Breaking Travel News here chats with Inna Vilenska, chief executive of Discover Cars, to find out more Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your victory at the World Travel Awards, with Discover Cars having taken the prestigious prize for World’s Leading Car […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Hyde, managing director, Small Luxury Hotels of the World | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Hyde, managing director, Small Luxury Hotels of the World | Focus

As an industry leader in the hospitality space, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) was particularly exposed to the downturn in travel caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Properties around the world were forced to close in the spring last year, with many still having their doors shut today. As SLH managing director, Richard Hyde, […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Anabela Almeida, general director, Consolidador.com | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Anabela Almeida, general director, Consolidador.com | Focus

Having been recognised as the best in the business by voters at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Anabela Almeida, general director of Consolidador.com, to find out more Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your recognition at the World Travel Awards as the World’s Leading Airline Consolidator. How does it feel to […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Sumathi Ramanathan, director, destination marketing, Expo 2020 Dubai | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Sumathi Ramanathan, director, destination marketing, Expo 2020 Dubai | Focus

When I spoke to Sumathi Ramanathan, director of destination marketing for Expo 2020 Dubai, in April last year, the rapid spread of Covid-19 had already thrown the event into doubt. A one-year delay was duly confirmed by the Bureau International des Expositions in May, with the show now set to open in October this year. […]

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 […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Benjamin Ackhurst, hotel manager, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Benjamin Ackhurst, hotel manager, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai | Focus

Katie Jensen speaks to Benjamin Ackhurst, hotel manager at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, about recognition by the World Travel Awards Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, has been celebrating its recognition by voters at the prestigious World Travel Awards. Having opened just under two years ago, the top property has been honoured with the titles of World’s […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort | Focus

Katie Jensen speaks to Christophe Schnyder from Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort about winning at the World Travel Awards Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa has scooped a number of top titles at the World Travel Awards. Situated on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, general manager Christophe Schnyder told Breaking Travel News the trophies […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Timothy Kelly, managing director, Atlantis, the Palm | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Timothy Kelly, managing director, Atlantis, the Palm | Focus

Katie Jensen speaks to Atlantis, the Palm managing director, Tim Kelly, about winning at the World Travel Awards While there can be no doubt last year was a challenging one for hospitality across the Middle East, Atlantis, the Palm in Dubai has begun 2021 with a bang. The one-of-a-kind property on the crescent of the […]

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