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NORTH ISLAND UNDERGOES EXTENSIVE REFURBISHMENT

Apr 25, 2014

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Wilderness Collection’s North Island in Seychelles is undergoing an extensive refurbishment, one of several to have taken place during a successful 12-year period of groundbreaking innovation and award-winning style, due for completion at the end of June 2014.  “We are focusing on evolving our luxury ecotourism operation and guest experience offering to ensure that North

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SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, LHASA HAS OPENED Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts brings its world renowned hospitality from the heart to the highest region on earth

Apr 24, 2014

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ new 289-room urban retreat in Lhasa, Tibet awaits guests eager to explore one of the world’s most storied destinations. The debut of Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa marks a sort of homecoming for the hotel group, as the legendary Shangri-La – the mythical “paradise on earth” set in the Himalayas – was the

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KENYA AIRWAYS CELEBRATES FIRST BLACK FEMALE BOEING 787 CAPTAIN IN THE WORLD

Apr 15, 2014

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All social change is forged by those with a pioneering spirit, those who are unafraid to topple barriers, conquer uncharted terrain and lay the groundwork for future generations. While history is full of examples of women’s triumphs, each individual has a story worth telling. One such pioneer is Kenya Airways’ very own Captain Irene Koki

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WILDERNESS BOTSWANA CAMPS SCORE HIGH IN ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

Apr 15, 2014

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Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce that over half its Botswana camps have achieved the highest grade of ecotourism certification from the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO). “As pioneers in sustainable ecotourism, we are delighted that year by year, more of our camps receive this important certification. It is extremely rewarding to work together with the

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SHANGRI-LA HOTELS AND RESORTS APPOINTS GERARD BASSET AS WINE AMBASSADOR

Apr 11, 2014

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has appointed one of the most esteemed professionals in wine, Gerard Basset OBE, as their first wine ambassador.  The U.K.-based French native won the 2010 Best Sommelier in the World title and is the only person ever to simultaneously hold the Master of Wine, Master Sommelier and MBA Wine honours. Shangri-La

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