Archive for July 2015

Lisbon celebrates summer and love with new multimedia spectacle

Visitors to Lisbon next month will be treated to an innovative, limited-run public spectacle inspired by a legendary love story. Between the 7th and 16th August, the façade of Arco da Rua Augusta, one of the city’s focal points, will be ‘transformed’ into a giant screen to display an impressive new multimedia show.

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Tenerife’s Siam Park and Loro Parque rank among the world’s best attractions

Siam Park and Loro Parque, two of Tenerife’s most popular theme parks, have been honoured in TripAdvisor’s highly-acclaimed 2015 Travellers’ Choice Awards. The island’s Thai-themed water kingdom, Siam Park, has claimed no.1 position among the world’s Top 25 Water Parks for the second consecutive year, while animal paradise Loro Parque has climbed one place and now ranks second among the world’s Top 25 Zoos in the world. The popular Travellers’ Choice Awards celebrate the best attractions across the globe based on the reviews of millions of travellers.

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Tenerife enhances its “astro-tourism”

Tenerife has boosted its position as one of the best locations on the planet for stargazing, with the introduction of eight new telescopes at the world-famous Teide Observatory. Introduced last month, the new telescopes will appeal to “astro-tourists” and scientists looking to unravel the mysteries of the universe.

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NH Hotel Group reinforces its commitment to transparency and best practice

Against the backdrop of its pledge to uphold the best corporate practices, NH Hotel Group has updated its Code of Conduct with a view to increasing the scope of application of the principles and values that guide the Group’s behaviour, while adapting the Code for recent legislative developments.

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EVA Air orders five new Boeing 777 freighters

Taiwan’s leading independent airline, EVA Air, has signed purchase agreements to add five new Boeing 777 freighters powered by GE90 engines to its ever-expanding fleet. EVA Air will take delivery of the first freighter in October 2017 and is set to have all five in operation by September 2019.

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Macau News Update – Summer 2015

The 10th anniversary of the Historic Centre of Macau on the UNESCO World Heritage List and the new “What’s on, Macau” mobile app are just some of the latest developments and major tourist attractions taking place in Macau.

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Live like a celebrity in Palm Springs this summer

Famed for being Hollywood’s playground of the stars, the Californian city of Palm Springs has a huge selection of celebrity holiday homes for visitors to live like a celebrity and rent the houses of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars this summer, including the chance to follow in Frank Sinatra’s footsteps during his centenary year!

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An activity break in Lisbon: surf, kayak or mountain bike?

Summer is a great season to plan an activity break in Lisbon. From a kayaking trip along the Atlantic coast and catching a wave in a World Surfing Reserve to reaching the European mainland’s westernmost point by mountain bike, the Portuguese capital has something for everyone.

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‘Catch a Cab’ & win flight discounts with EVA Air

To coincide with the launch of its new London taxi advertising campaign, multi-award winning airline EVA Air has announced its new Facebook photo competition to win discounted flights to Bangkok or Taipei! All participants need to do is ‘Catch a Cab’ and upload their image of one of EVA Air’s branded taxis onto the airline’s social media page for a chance to win a variety of discounted promotional codes to be used on their next flight booking from London Heathrow.

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