Tourism Industry News
Travel smart, achieve more < 2014-05-03 >
ITN : Please introduce your company and your products and services in brief to someone who does not know your company. Stefan Vorndran : BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. For travellers, this means keeping them safe and productive, and helping them to make good choices while on the road. For travel and procurement managers, it means advising them on how to grow the value of their travel programme. For executives, we ensure that the travel programme suppor
Ski dreams come true < 2014-05-03 >
“With respect to nature and environment, the skiing station was first intended to be integrated most harmoniously into the heart of the densely wooded valley. The setting, which still accounts for the charm of the resort, has been preserved until present,” points out Olivier Simonin, managing director of Méribel Alpina.
Quality service around the clock < 2014-05-03 >
Heading a proven expert in high-class hotel service, Karl Zingsheim. “Service for hotels is a 24 hour activity which puts the highest demands on both the personnel and the organisation and we are experts in both,” says Karl Zingsheim, founder, owner, head and namesake of the Zingsheim company. In fact, Zingsheim has proven to be a reliable expert for high-grade service as the corporate reference list best illustrates. The list features an impressive number of hotels, large and small, priv
Welcome off season < 2014-05-03 >
François Sabatino, general director Kawan Group. More and more people appreciate the fact that off-season holidays have many advantages: less people to fill restaurants, shops and facilities, friendlier services and lower prices make for a more relaxed time. Off-season holidays used to be mostly booked by elderly and retired people, who were free in their choice of time. In recent years, however, more flexible school holiday schedules in Europe and altered consumer habits have changed thi
Exploring the world by foot < 2014-05-03 >
Frédéric Giroir, managing director at Atalante Founded in 1986 by Frédéric Faure, an alpinist, and Christophe Leservoisier, a specialist for Africa, the company has ever since focused on worldwide guided trekking tours. “Today, Atalante operates as part of the Decathlon group of companies,” explains Frédéric Giroir, managing director at Atalante and in this position since 2008. “At the present time, we can record 350 references and more than 5,000 travellers per year.” Atalante and its
Golf and recreation in beautiful surroundings < 2014-05-03 >
Golfing, dining and recreation in a pleasant environment: Golf Club Clervaux. With a history that dates back to 1989, Golf Club Clervaux ranks as one as the first and oldest institutions of its kind in the Country of Luxembourg. At the time, the idea was to add a stimulus to the region around Clervaux, with its beautiful scenery and many outdoor activities, and to provide a new focal point. The idea, which was quite revolutionary at the time, quickly caught on, and the original golf c
Successfully manage business travel < 2014-05-03 >
BCD Travel specializes in supporting companies by presenting solutions that will optimize their travel portfolio and by providing a travel management program based on quality and service, innovative technologies and expertise in customer service. As a global company, BCD Travel combines market-specific national expertise and transnational solutions.