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First Hyatt Place Now Open in Makassar, Indonesia
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Hyatt Place Makassar, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Indonesia is officially open today, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food…

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Sustainable Tourism and AI Powered by Weeva
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Multiple award winning sustainability platform Weeva will be exhibiting at ITB Berlin  from 5th – 7th March 2024. ITB is the world’s largest travel show, gathering key decision makers across the global travel industry as well as showcasing trends and providing unrivalled opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing. Weeva will be exhibiting in Hall 6.1, on stand 505 near…

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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Welcomes New Culinary Director
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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has appointed a new Director of Culinary, Remi Van Peteghem, who brings three decades of culinary experience including with numerous Michelin-starred restaurants around the world. Van Peteghem is a member of the Association of Maîtres Cuisinier de France. Van Peteghem arrives in Hanoi from Singapore, where he most recently served as…

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Alma Resort Launches Wellness Retreats
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Alma, situated on Vietnam’s scenic Cam Ranh peninsula, has unveiled a series of wellness retreats featuring the likes of singing bowl meditation, hot stone therapy, yoga and detox and slimming treatments. The resort’s Le Spa, which has 13 treatment rooms sprinkled onto the beachfront, has this month rolled out its ‘Le Spa Wellness Journey’, ‘Le…

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Sustainable Tourism and AI – Weeva heads for ITB Berlin 2024
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Multiple award winning sustainability platform Weeva will be exhibiting at ITB Berlin  from 5th – 7th March 2024. ITB is the world’s largest travel show, gathering key decision makers across the global travel industry as well as showcasing trends and providing unrivalled opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing. Weeva will be exhibiting in Hall 6.1,…

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Bangkok’s 8 Most Treasured Chinese Restaurants
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For those with Chinese upbringing, there are few things better than having friends and family over to share an abundance of food spread across a turning Lazy Susan. This Dragon Year, as a tribute to the the undeniable influence of longstanding Chinese heritage that echoes through the streets of Bangkok, TOP25 Restaurants aims to shine a light…

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Women in Hospitality to Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024
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Bangkok, Thailand, February 22, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Banyan Tree Bangkok is pleased to present Women in Hospitality 2024 (WIH), an exciting global food and beverage forum set to captivate guests in Bangkok from Thursday, February 29th, to Friday, March 8th, 2024. The event promises an unparalleled experience with a charitable spirit to support women…

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Art Basel Reveals Galleries and Program for 2024 Basel Edition
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Basel, Switzerland, February 21, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Art Basel reveals 287 leading galleries and expanded city-wide program for its 2024 edition in Basel, the first led by the show’s new Director Maike Cruse For its 2024 edition in Basel, Art Basel will bring together 287 leading international galleries to present artworks of the highest…

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WTTC Calls on EU to Unlock Full Potential of Travel and Tourism
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Brussels, Belgium, February 21, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / WTTC President & CEO launched Call to Action ahead of 2024 elections. In a decisive move to shape the future of the Travel & Tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today issued a ‘Call to Action’, urging EU stakeholders to support a sector that…

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Resilience Through Diversity and Investments Focus in Jamaica
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Kingston, Jamaica, February 20, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / UN Tourism put the focus on building a more resilient sector during an official visit to Jamaica. With the latest UN Tourism data showing international arrivals returning to 87% of pre-pandemic levels at the end of 2023, emphasis has now shifted to protecting the sector from future shocks. The…

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