03.10.16

Brussels’ Colours attended by more than 7000 people

Over seven-thousand people attended Brussels’ Colours earlier on Saturday evening. The Brussels Colours targets to demonstrate that the cultural blend in Brussels is what makes the magnificent capital so rich. It is a convivial, lively, creative and open town.

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The celebrations began in Beursschouwburg at around 4.30. There was tastings, concerts, street entertainment, as well as a ball at Stock Exchange. Around fifteen artists performed on interior as well as exterior stages, including Sharko, Puggy, Grand Jojo and Delta. Read the rest of this entry »

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10.17.14

Michigan fall color has become a huge show

This week, the western Upper Peninsula is reporting great fall color, along with cold nights and bright sunny days forcing the color show before schedule. One of the Michigan residents Stuart Lahti told that have got color in Iron Mountain.
Unlike in warmer times, the whole Michigan state already has few color, reported the Foliage Network. The countrywide fall color reporting service which uses spotters told that color has reached 31% to 60% across the western reaches of Upper Peninsula, along with color coming quickly in the rest of UP and in north central Lower Peninsula.
Even in metro Detroit region, the cool weather has hastened along trees’ alterations into red and yellow. In October, the peak season for metro Detroit is generally very late. Therefore, do not miss the show. Today, Travel Michigan stated that the east UP between Sault Ste. Marie as well as St. Ignace would have great color this weekend.
For the newest color updates for Michigan, visit foliagenetwork.com. It is time to plan color tours. Motor City might have put the earth on wheels, but the pedal power is serving to keep the economy of the state rolling.
Michigan Department of Transportation’s recent report shows that bicycling pumps an estimated US$ 668 million each year into Michigan’s economy. This figure factors in almost 800 people who are employed in bicycle related works, with retail revenue, lower health care costs, boost in productivity and tourism expenses.

This week, the western Upper Peninsula is reporting great fall color, along with cold nights and bright sunny days forcing the color show before schedule. One of the Michigan residents Stuart Lahti told that have got color in Iron Mountain.

Unlike in warmer times, the whole Michigan state already has few color, reported the Foliage Network. The countrywide fall color reporting service which uses spotters told that color has reached 31% to 60% across the western reaches of Upper Peninsula, along with color coming quickly in the rest of UP and in north central Lower Peninsula.

Even in metro Detroit region, the cool weather has hastened along trees’ alterations into red and yellow. In October, the peak season for metro Detroit is generally very late. Therefore, do not miss the show. Today, Travel Michigan stated that the east UP between Sault Ste. Marie as well as St. Ignace would have great color this weekend.

For the newest color updates for Michigan, visit foliagenetwork.com. It is time to plan color tours. Motor City might have put the earth on wheels, but the pedal power is serving to keep the economy of the state rolling.

Michigan Department of Transportation’s recent report shows that bicycling pumps an estimated US$ 668 million each year into Michigan’s economy. This figure factors in almost 800 people who are employed in bicycle related works, with retail revenue, lower health care costs, boost in productivity and tourism expenses.

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09.29.14

Chocolate museum in Brussels opens to charm senses

Well, it prefers to call it the nation of chocolate and now Belgium has a brand new treat for travelers, a museum that is entirely dedicated to confectionary that has a Willy Wonka kind of factory as well as cocoa tree jungle.
In Belgium, chocolate is a national treasure. This is home to such well known brands like Neuhaus, Leonidas, Cote d’Or and Godiva. And the museum starting operation on Saturday, in a chocolate factory in the countrys capital Brussels, would reveal its love of brown stuff.
Henri Dupuis, the designer of the museum, told that the Belgian passion for chocolate has never been denied and they have become the country of chocolate.
At the Belgian Chocolate Village, as the museum is named, cocoa trees as well as other plants grow in a plush greenhouse. The museum visitors in northwest Brussels neighborhood could learn how cocoa bean is reaped abroad, generally in the West Africa where it was brought in by the Europeans, and after that refined into chocolate in some northern countries.
They are said the chocolate history from its origin in the central America where the Aztec Indians and Maya consumed cocoa in drink form, to its comer in Europe with Spanish before it was flock brought forth in the industrial revolution.
It reveals how chocolate triggered religious debates – regarding whether it might be eaten in periods of fasting – and kids in Europe were, at times, prohibited from having it.

Well, it prefers to call it the nation of chocolate and now Belgium has a brand new treat for travelers, a museum that is entirely dedicated to confectionary that has a Willy Wonka kind of factory as well as cocoa tree jungle.

In Belgium, chocolate is a national treasure. This is home to such well known brands like Neuhaus, Leonidas, Cote d’Or and Godiva. And the museum starting operation on Saturday, in a chocolate factory in the countrys capital Brussels, would reveal its love of brown stuff.

Henri Dupuis, the designer of the museum, told that the Belgian passion for chocolate has never been denied and they have become the country of chocolate.

At the Belgian Chocolate Village, as the museum is named, cocoa trees as well as other plants grow in a plush greenhouse. The museum visitors in northwest Brussels neighborhood could learn how cocoa bean is reaped abroad, generally in the West Africa where it was brought in by the Europeans, and after that refined into chocolate in some northern countries.

They are said the chocolate history from its origin in the central America where the Aztec Indians and Maya consumed cocoa in drink form, to its comer in Europe with Spanish before it was flock brought forth in the industrial revolution.

It reveals how chocolate triggered religious debates – regarding whether it might be eaten in periods of fasting – and kids in Europe were, at times, prohibited from having it.

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09.10.14

JW Marriott starts business in Dominican Republic

Marriott International started the hundred and fifty room JW Marriott Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic on 27th August, labeling the debut of its hotel brand in Caribbean islands. The hotel is settled in Piantini financial district and outside Blue Mall which features high-end shops and restaurants.
Caribbean and Latin America for Marriott Internationals Craig Smith told that Santo Domingo stays as one of the most vibrant places for new development in Caribbean, and this hotel is a great addition to their increasing global portfolio.
Top facilities include Vertygo 101 Lounge with a glass floor terrace, bar and restaurant that goes up 101 feet above the city street below. JW Marriott also provides Winston Grill & Patio restaurant, Aromatherapy bathroom amenities as well as complementary in-room WiFi. As per reports, the presidential suite has an US$ 8000 Kohler bathtub along with massage, light therapy and hydrotherapy.
Meanwhile, Dominican Republics paradigm as the leading golf destination of Caribbean was showcased on Monday evening with the kickoff for the DR Golf Travel Exchange, targeted at bolstering golf tourism as well as boosts its market share in this region.
The event arranged by the TARGET Consultants target to encourage Dominican Republic as Caribbean region top golf places and features the courses of the country for that increasing niche with unrivaled purchasing power.
In his keynote address to welcome travel agents, tour operators and players, TARGET chief executive officer Teddy De Lara told that the event includes workshops and a seminar at the Casa de Campo, La Romana.

Marriott International started the hundred and fifty room JW Marriott Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic on 27th August, labeling the debut of its hotel brand in Caribbean islands. The hotel is settled in Piantini financial district and outside Blue Mall which features high-end shops and restaurants.

Caribbean and Latin America for Marriott Internationals Craig Smith told that Santo Domingo stays as one of the most vibrant places for new development in Caribbean, and this hotel is a great addition to their increasing global portfolio.

Top facilities include Vertygo 101 Lounge with a glass floor terrace, bar and restaurant that goes up 101 feet above the city street below. JW Marriott also provides Winston Grill & Patio restaurant, Aromatherapy bathroom amenities as well as complementary in-room WiFi. As per reports, the presidential suite has an US$ 8000 Kohler bathtub along with massage, light therapy and hydrotherapy.

Meanwhile, Dominican Republics paradigm as the leading golf destination of Caribbean was showcased on Monday evening with the kickoff for the DR Golf Travel Exchange, targeted at bolstering golf tourism as well as boosts its market share in this region.

The event arranged by the TARGET Consultants target to encourage Dominican Republic as Caribbean region top golf places and features the courses of the country for that increasing niche with unrivaled purchasing power.

In his keynote address to welcome travel agents, tour operators and players, TARGET chief executive officer Teddy De Lara told that the event includes workshops and a seminar at the Casa de Campo, La Romana.

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04.1.14

Ryanair starts new base in Brussels

Ryanair has started their 2nd base in Belgium at Brussels Zaventem with 4 aircraft all set to introduce 10 new routes, forking up to 1.5 million passengers every year. According to reports, the low cost airline carrier declared that this move would result in nurturing 1500 on-site jobs at Brussels Zaventem Airport at two hundred weekly flights.

Kenny Jacobs, t he chief marketing officer of Ryanair, told that the company is very happy to start their brand new base at the Belgium capital, offering 10 exciting routes to Ibiza, Lisbon, Porto, Rome, Malaga, Palma, Alicante, Barcelona, Venice and Valencia that would deliver more than 1.5 million people.

He added that their ten Zaventem routes with daily frequencies are perfect for families or business passengers booking their summer holidays. People can also relish Ryanair’s customer service enhancements, such as use of portable electronic devices throughout their flight, allocated seating and a second free carry-on bag. In coming months, further improvements would also be rolled out. Jacobs added that the airline would deliver a lot of things in low fair.

Meanwhile, this is the very first time in history that the Belmond owned iconic train (earlier known as Orient express) would come back to its birth place – Belgium. Starting from May, the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express would stop over in the Belgium capital on its way from and to Venice, Vienna and Budapest. This season, 5 new journeys would also be added – ranging from 1 to 4 nights.

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01.21.14

New tourism jobs in Brussels

A very good news for every tourism and travel pros looking for work as well as looking for hiring new people in Brussels capital region as Brussels got its very first recruitment website mainly targeted at the travel and tourism industry. The Brussels Tourism Jobs is a new website, backed by the ACTIRIS aimed at fetching tourism industry applicants and employers in Brussels region in contact with each other in most effective way possible.

Applicable job offers could be published on the website for free of cost. Automatically, applicants are notified of a relevant job offer as per their resume is uploaded on the website. Every time, employers are notified as brand new CV matches with the qualities observed in their published vacancies.

The jobs of Brussels Tourism Jobs team have several years of experience in this industry. Every vacancy and all resume would be thoroughly tested to ensure both employers as well as potential employees meet their anticipations during a 1st meeting.

Meanwhile, Romania is all set to open 3 tourist promotion offices in Brussels, Tel Aviv and Tokyo, but they would give up their activity in Paris, stated delegate minister for small companies Maria Grapini. She told that they would start Romanias tourist promotion office in Japan. She would prefer to have the office already opened in September when the tourist fair takes place in Japan.

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