Travel is a competitive sport

Only a few spots remain for adventurous Indiana Jones-types and intrepid Nellie Bly hopefuls willing to compete in the Super Bowl of travel adventures that crowns The World’s Greatest Travelers and hands them a free trip around the world winner-take-all first place prize. All you have to do is circle the globe and visit ten secret countries in the [...]

Be PROUD in New York

In just three editions PROUD Experiences, the event created by Reed Travel Exhibitions to focus on the LGBTQ+ travel sector, has established itself as the voice for international travel brands, destinations and experiences with a growth for 2020 of 100% since year one. Now double the size, with 80% of exhibitors confirmed more than six months [...]

Australia Day in Dubai

Yesterday, Sunday 26 January 2020, was Australia Day, the official national day of Australia. It marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of English ships at Port Jackson NSW: unofficially, it has also been variously named "Anniversary Day", "Foundation Day",  "Invasion Day" and "National Day of Mourning". It was not until 1935 that all Australian states and [...]

Pretty Woman turns 30

The movie Pretty Woman was released 23 March 1990 and, like Casablanca and  The Sound of Music, its popularity strengthens the whole time.  (Interestingly one youngster was so inspired by the actor playing the hotel manager that he switched ambition from becoming a stage name, himself, to aspirations in the hotel industry. He, Daniel Szelényi, [...]

HOTCO – Day Two in Budapest

The first day of the fourth Hotel Investment Platform CEE & Caucasus HOTCO, Monday 20 January 2020, finished with an outstanding party hosted by Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest.  Kempinski boss Martin Smura and the hotel GM, Stephan Interthal, used the occasion to celebrate the ten year birthday of the brand’s Lady in Red initiative.  Each [...]

News: HOTCO, Budapest – Day One

The fourth annual Hotel Investment Platform CEE & Caucasus, HOTCO, kicked off yesterday, Monday 20 January 2020, at Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, Budapest, Hungary (GM Stephan Interthal).  Chairman Marius Gomola, who heads the Budapest office of Horwath HTTL, as always had worked a whole year to pull it together so successfully, and attracted 350 registered delegates. [...]

Wanna cruise with Gwynnie?

goop, the modern lifestyle brand founded by Gwyneth Paltrow, is partnering with Celebrity Cruises to create the first goop at Sea experience. Scheduled to take place on the soon-to-debut Celebrity Apex, the event will see Paltrow and goop’s Chief Content Officer, Elise Loehnen, join an 11-night wellness cruise through the Mediterranean on 26 August 2020 to host a [...]