With open-air experiences and wide-open spaces likely to remain popular once international travel returns, Philadelphia CVB has put together a list of outdoor hidden gems that future travellers to the East Coast city can experience when walking around Philadelphia’s Downtown City Centre.
We are half-way through March, and approaching a year since the first UK lockdown began. However, as we approach that anniversary with mixed feelings, there’s thankfully more than a whiff of optimism in the air.
Enjoy a summer of Indian Ocean fun at Aitken Spence Hotels’ properties in the Maldives. Holidaymakers eagerly awaiting sunkissed escapes when international travel resumes can look forward to a variety of activities on offer at the luxurious five-star Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, family-friendly Adaaran Select Meedhupparu and five-star, premium all-inclusive Heritance Aarah throughout the summer months.
Three new London day tours led by women who have overcome challenging circumstances will give travellers a unique insight into the lives of immigrant communities in the capital.
Intrepid Travel, a global leader in responsible travel, has teamed up with social enterprise Women in Travel (CIC) to give three women the life-changing opportunity to take their first steps in the tourism industry and embark on a career as tour guides.
It’s safe to say this year has been one of the most difficult years the tourism industry has ever experienced. As a PR agency specialising in working with travel and lifestyle brands, we’ve certainly had our share of some of low points. However, we’ve thankfully had first-hand involvement of several of the highs.
So, to end the year on a positive note, we wanted to share our learnings on how the team at GEC PR has successfully handled the PR and Marketing for one of our destination clients, the Maldives Tourist Board.
Many brands and companies within the luxury, travel and lifestyle spheres have been hugely affected by the Covid-19 crisis.
However, as we move into a new era of learning to accept that Covid-19 is now a part of our lives, new consumer-led trends and opportunities for the luxury market have started appearing. GEC PR Director, Sarah Salord, has identified four of these upcoming trends and put together some suggestions to help brands understand and appeal to these new consumer demands.
Home to some of the world’s most beautiful retreats, the Maldives is famous for being a pioneer of once-in-a-lifetime experiences and breathtaking lavish getaways.
Along with the Maldives’ ‘one-island-one-resort’ concept and abundant choice of private villa facilities, all of which have reopened in-line with the COVID-19 safe tourism guidelines issued by the Maldivian Ministry of Tourism in June 2020, the unique geography of the country ensures the Maldives is the ideal destination for travellers looking for a winter sun getaway but also keen to avoid crowds during their holiday this year.
Women in Travel (CIC), the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women through employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, has announced it will partner with World Travel Market (WTM) London to host a series of webinars on race, allyship, risk and diversity in the travel industry.
Following a competitive pitch process earlier this year, Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC), the national tourism office responsible for the promotion of the Maldives, has once again appointed travel specialists GEC PR as the UK representatives for the destination.