Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has once again been announced as the winner of the ‘Best Airport Parking’ category at the prestigious British Travel Awards 2018, which were held at Battersea Evolution in London on Wednesday 28th November 2018.
From Wednesday 28th November until Saturday 1st December 2018, Philadelphia will serve as the first ever U.S. host city for the 2018 Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) Annual Conference. Traditionally, this conference has been held exclusively in Europe. Due to increased airlift from Europe to Philadelphia International Airport and the targeted international strategy of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (PHLCVB) Global Tourism team, Philadelphia was selected as the destination for this international conference.
The Maldives Tourist Board, which celebrated its 34th participation at World Travel Market this year having first exhibited in 1984, welcomed an even larger stand and delegation than ever before with 169 delegates from 65 companies from across the Maldives tourism sector attending the show.
The Maldives is made up of 99% sea, so it’s no surprise that fishing plays an important role in the island nation with around 30% of the population working in the fishing industry and tuna fishing in particular providing a major source of income as the nation’s primary export.
Following a competitive pitch process, travel and lifestyle specialists GEC PR, have once again been appointed as the UK representatives for Maldives PR and Marketing Corporation (MMPRC) continuing to handle all PR, marketing and trade activity.
Home to the 2018 Super Bowl champions and no less than seven professional sports teams, Philadelphia is a metropolis for premier sporting events and this September, the city is set to welcome fans from across the world for an exciting month of sport.
Latest figures from the Maldives show that the destination saw an 11.2% increase in the number of UK travellers who visited in the first six months of 2018, when compared with the same period in 2017. In total, 57,535 UK tourists arrived in the Maldives from January – June 2018, compared with 51,737 in 2017.