Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, minister of tourism, the Philippines

Voters at the World Travel Awards have recognised the Philippines with a duo of top titles

Focus: BTN interview: Thoyyib Mohamed, managing director, Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation

With the Maldives having claimed a number of top titles at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here catches up with tourism chief, Thoyyib Mohamed, to discover how the trophies will help the recovery from Covid-19<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Harry Theocharis, minister of tourism, Greece

Having taken a top title at the annual World Travel Awards Grand Final, Breaking Travel News here chats with Greek minister of tourism, Harry Theocharis, to find out how it feels to have won<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Karam Chand, chief executive, Royal Brunei Airlines

After a challenging year, Royal Brunei Airlines has been recognised as a global leader by the World Travel Awards

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Angela Brav, president, international, Hertz

As car rental giant Hertz is honoured with a global title at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here finds out more from president, international, Angela Brav<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Apolónia Rodrigues, president, Dark Sky Association

Dark Sky Alqueva allows guests to stare deep into the cosmos and has been recognised as a global hospitality leader by the World Travel Awards

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Srikanth Devarapalli, general manager, Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa

Having been recognised as among the best in the business by voters at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Srikanth Devarapalli, general manager at Emerald Maldives Resort, to discover more about the property<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Nаtalia Lipets, advisor to the vice president, Academservice

Having been recognised as one of the best in the business by the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Nаtalia Lipets of Academservice to find out more<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds

News: Maldives leads global winners at World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards – the international initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled the 2020 winners of its global titles

Focus: Istanbul Airport Was Granted the “Best Digital Transformation in Europe” Award

Istanbul Airport with its distinguished concept of ‘smart airport’ as well as its unique architecture, robust infrastructure, state-of-the-art technology and the outstanding travel experience it offers, was awarded the “Digital Transformation Award” by Airports Council International (ACI) as a part of the “16th ACI Europe Awards”

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

Having opened last year, Lanserhof at the Arts Club has become a fixture of the London wellness scene

News: Virgin Atlantic to launch pre-flight testing at Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic customers flying to Barbados or onwards to Antigua and Grenada on selected flights will receive a free, rapid, point of care, pre-departure lateral flow antigen test at Heathrow

News: Travelodge retains virtually all hotels following landlord dispute

Travelodge has retained a network of 578 hotels following an acrimonious company voluntary arrangement deal with owners, losing just a handful to competitors

News: Mandarin Oriental moves into Saudi Arabia with Al Faisaliah Hotel deal

Mandarin Oriental has signed an agreement with the Al Khozama Company to manage and ultimately brand the Al Faisaliah Hotel

News: Saga inches closer to resumption of sailing in the spring

Saga has become the first cruise operator to be awarded new Covid-19 health assurance accreditation by Lloyd’s Register, the maritime safety experts

News: Marriott signs for St. Regis property in Chicago

Marriott International has signed an agreement with Magellan Development Group to introduce its St

News: Aruba leads latest list of quarantine-free destinations

Aruba, the Pacific Islands, Bhutan, Timor-Leste and Mongolia have all been added to the UK quarantine-free travel list

News: The Langley reopens ahead of festive season

Located in the heart of Buckinghamshire’s vast Langley Park and just a short drive from central London, The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire, has reopened

News: Park Hyatt London River Thames to open in 2022

Hyatt has entered into a management agreement with R&amp;F UK for a new hotel in London

News: Reggae Sunsplash festival returns to Jamaica

The ground-breaking Reggae Sunsplash festival returns this weekend for the first-ever virtual staging of the event featuring a special tribute honouring the late reggae icon, Dennis Emmanuel Brown