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    SKAL International Thailand unveils new webinar series

    The post SKAL International Thailand unveils new webinar series appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Skål International Thailand (SIT), the governing body for the country’s six Skål Clubs, launched its new webinar series Skål Talks Thailand – ‘Recovery Strategies 2021’ with a presentation entitled ‘Samui – Primed for Reopening’. Guest speaker, Khun Jo Poolsawadee, president of the Tourism Association of Koh Samui [TAKS], unveiled plans to re-open Thailand’s second largest island to international tourism, following the launch of the Phuket ‘Sand Box’ scheme set for 1 July – still to be confirmed. Poolsawadee is critically involved in the process of reopening Koh Samui to international tourism, bringing…

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    Richard Branson unveils Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas

    The post Richard Branson unveils Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Richard Branson has welcomed the opening of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The Virgin Group founder was the first to arrive at the casino-resort in a parade of classic British cabs where he was welcomed by executives from JC Hospitality, Hilton, Virgin Hotels and Virgin Hotels Las Vegas team members. The property will operate as part of Curio Collection by Hilton. “Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is unstoppable. What an incredible time with the Virgin Hotels team and all our guests. It was so delightful seeing such energy and excitement in…

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    Bon vivant rejoice! 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism unveils new dates

    The post Bon vivant rejoice! 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism unveils new dates appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Held under the theme ‘Gastronomy Tourism: Promoting Rural Tourism and Regional Development’, the Forum will take place 31 October – 2 November 2021 in Bruges, Belgium. The event will focus on the contribution of gastronomy tourism to social and economic integration. It will also highlight its untapped potential for job creation, regional cohesion and sustainable growth. Building on UNWTO’s work on advancing innovation across the tourism sector, the Forum also represents a unique opportunity for experts from across the growing field of gastronomy tourism to share…

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    Western Sydney airport unveils final terminal design

    The post Western Sydney airport unveils final terminal design appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Sustainability and energy efficiency are at the core of the airport as CEO Simon Hickey reveals details of the $5.3 billion project. Western Sydney International Airport will become Sydney’s second airport, with demand for aviation services set to double over the next 20 years. That is the view of the Australian government, as the airport – named after the pioneering Australian aviatrix Nancy-Bird Walton – revealed the design of its terminal. Scheduled to open in late 2026 at an initial cost of $5.3 billion, Western Sydney is being built to accommodate 10…

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    Leisure Hotels unveils The Hideaway Bedzzz in Rishikesh

    The post Leisure Hotels unveils The Hideaway Bedzzz in Rishikesh appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Leisure Hotels Group has announced the opening of The Hideaway Bedzzz in Rishikesh, it’s first ever property under this alternative accommodation segment. The Hideaway Bedzzz is located in the heart of Rishikesh and a short walk from Lakshman Jhula. With the launch of The Hideaway Bedzzz, a boutique hybrid hostel-cum-hotel, the Group has further cemented its leadership as the largest hospitality player in the hill state of Uttarakhand. This hostel offers myriad opportunities for the youthful traveller with its Smart Guest Rooms with private sit-outs and Premium Bunk accommodation. The hostel…