With the travel industry poised to reopen internationally, speakers at May’s International Women in Travel & Tourism Forum are urging the travel sector to have a radical rethink. The five-day event, organised by social enterprise Women in Travel CIC (Community Interest Company), will focus on myriad ways corporates and individuals can avoid old business norms and create greater equality and opportunity across travel and hospitality.
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.
For those travellers looking to book a well-deserved holiday for later this year, the secluded island resorts of the Maldives provide the perfect backdrop for a naturally socially distanced holiday in the Indian Ocean.
Travellers can choose from a range of fantastic offers currently available with UK tour operators including 45% off a 7-night holiday at the luxurious Huvafen Fushi Maldives with Caribtours. Enjoy space and seclusion at the five-star Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa and a 20% saving on a 7-night package with Kuoni or snorkel in one of the best house reefs in the Maldives at Milaidhoo Resort, located in the heart of UNESCO biosphere reserve, when saving up to £2,721 per person on a 7-night stay with Abercrombie & Kent.
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.
For those travellers planning ahead for when international travel resumes, Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC) has announced several new developments taking place in 2021 including the launch of the world’s first ‘Maldives Border Miles’ loyalty programme allowing travellers to collect and earn points when visiting the destination.
For families looking for ways to keep children entertained at home during the school holidays, PHLCVB has come to the rescue with a selection of interactive creative and educational Philadelphia-themed activities, suitable for all ages and abilities.
Predicting travel trends is never an easy task and with the pandemic news changing on what seems to be a daily basis, it’s especially hard to make sense of the shifts at a time like this. However, it is important to be optimistic about travel and to focus on the opportunities that might crop up in the year ahead, such as the roll out of the Coronavirus vaccine hopefully opening global travel up once more.
Now that we are officially one month into the new year and while we patiently wait for travel to resume once more, GEC PR has pulled together its top five predictions on what will be big in travel for the year ahead.