Seven Stars Resort Spa named Leading Turks Caicos Hotel at 23rd Annual

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, September 27, 2016 – Seven Starts Resort and Spa was recently honored at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards as Turks & Caicos’ leading hotel.  Ken Patterson, CEO of Seven Stars Resort & Spa, attended the ceremony to accept this influential award on September 17th in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.Since 1993, World Travel Awards has served to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.  Awards are determined by members and travel industry professionals who vote on a wide range of sectors within the global tourism industry.  “We are thrilled that Seven Stars Resort & Spa was honored by the prestigious World Travel Awards,” said Ken Patterson, CEO of Seven Stars Resort & Spa.  “We work tirelessly as a team every day to provide guests with the best luxury experience on property and we are humbled by this distinct recognition.”Seven Stars Resort & Spa’s recognition come on the heels of several notable accolades from prominent industry outlets in 2016.  Seven Stars Resort & Spa was once again named to TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards list of the ‘Top 25 Hotels in the Caribbean.’  Seven Stars achieved a number 19 ranking – six spots higher than it’s ranking in 2015.  The resort also earned a coveted spot on U.S News & World Report’s Best Caribbean Hotels list taking the number 17 spot, progressing 25th on the same list in 2015.Seven Stars Resort & Spa lives up to its recent accolades by offering guests top-notch service and well-appointed luxury suites that are among the Island’s most spacious.  Seven Stars is home to the Island’s only heated salt-water pool and offers guests private pool deck cabanas for lounging, beach butler service, on-site spa and wellness services and award-winning top gourmet dining options.  For more information on Seven Stars Resort & Spa visit: www.SevenStarsGraceBay.com Related Items:seven stars name leading turks and caicos hotel at world travel awards, seven stars ranking 19th on trip advisor’s top 25 hotels in the Caribbean Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

CM unveils slew of projects

first_imgKolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday laid the foundation stones for setting up four new medical colleges in the state and also inaugurated a host of new projects.The four new medical colleges that are coming up are — Arambag Medical College and Hospital in Hooghly, Barasat Medical College and Hospital in North 24-Parganas, Tomluk Medical College and Hospital in East Midnapore and Jhargram Medical College and Hospital in Jhargram district. Also Read – Bose & Gandhi: More similar than apart, says Sugata BoseThe construction of five medical colleges has already been completed and they will be made operational this year giving a huge boost to the health infrastructure of the state. The five hospitals have come up at Diamond Harbour, Purulia, Rampurhat, Raigunj and Cooch Behar. There will be 300-500 beds in each hospital. The necessary infrastructure is in place and the medical colleges are ready to be operated, a senior health department official said. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataBanerjee also inaugurated OPD services at Serampore Superspecialty Hospital in Hooghly, Uluberia Superspecialty Hospital in Howrah and also ‘Matri Maa’ (mother and child hub) along with SNCU at Kanthi Sub-divisional Hospital at Nandigram Health District in East Midnapore. Chief Minister Banerjee who is also the health minister of the state announced that a new software would soon be introduced for the better operation of diagnostic and dialysis services in the hospitals across the state under public private partnership model. She also laid the foundation stones for the up-gradation of the Furfura Sharif Primary Health Centre in Hooghly from 10-30 beds and also the up-gradation of a District Reserve Store each at Nandigram District Hospital and Kalimpong District Hospital. Kalimpong Nursing Training School and Hospital in Kalimpong would also be set up the foundation stone of which was laid by Banerjee from the Mati Utsav in Hooghly’s Tarakeswar. The Chief Minister inaugurated a blood component separation unit at Hooghly district hospital, Linear Accelerator Machines at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital, a thalassemia control unit at Alipurduar District Hospital. A new building at the Lumbini Park Mental Hospital in the city Digital and an X-ray unit under PPP mode in Salt Lake Sub-divisional Hospital in North 24-Parganas were also inaugurated by the Chief Minister from Hooghly. Following the instruction of the Chief Minister, the state health department has already set up more than 40 Super specialty hospitals across the state so that people in the districts can avail best quality treatment particularly in the rural areas.last_img read more

The Luxuries People Cant Live Without Infographic

first_img This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. September 16, 2017 From Wi-Fi to domestic travel, there are some things we can’t even think about living without. However, what if you had to choose between Netflix or Spotify? Turns out, most people would give up Spotify.Related Video: How This Private Aviation Startup Found Its Niche in the Luxury MarketA recent survey of more than 1,000 people asked what luxuries people could and couldn’t live without. Unsurprisingly, the first thing people were quick to give up was nice towels. However, when it came to travel, food delivery, Netflix, coffee and more, decisions became more difficult.Overall and without much surprise, people categorized Wi-Fi and their smartphone as the top two “have to have” items. Coming in close behind were pets, a dryer and a nice mattress, which also ranked in the “have to have” category.When it comes to health and wellness, people also prioritized eating out and buying lunch over going to the gym. Between coffee or alcohol, a majority chose coffee.Related: Why Travel Should Be a Top Priority for Every EntrepreneurSo, what would you give up? Check out Thermosoft’s infographic below to find out more. Enroll Now for Freecenter_img Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now 1 min readlast_img read more

Windstars new Onboard Cruise Consultant program benefits agents guests

first_imgTags: Commission, Windstar Cruises Tuesday, February 6, 2018 << Previous PostNext Post >> Travelweek Group SEATTLE — Passengers on Windstar Cruises can now cruise and plan future voyages at the same time with a new Onboard Cruise Consultant (OCC) program, available now.The program is designed to help guests consider their next Windstar cruise and drive recognition and benefits supporting travel professionals. When they book onboard with an OCC, they receive extra benefits, including:Reduced Deposit. Fully refundable based on the program’s guidelines, reduced deposits start at US$200 per booking compared to the normal 15% of the cruise fare.5% Savings Onboard/Welcome Home. Guests who have sailed are eligible for the 5% Onboard/Welcome Home new booking savings, providing 5% off the cruise fare.5% Savings Yacht Club Members. Current guests are automatically enrolled in Windstar Cruises’ Yacht Club Member program. Members are eligible for 5% off the cruise fare after promotional adjustments.The OCC program supports travel agent bookings by assigning the new Onboard Booking to the travel agent of record on the guests’ current booking. When the initial booking of a guest is made by a travel professional, the agent will remain the ‘Agent of Record’ for the new OCC booking, and will receive full credit and full commission. An email from Windstar to the agent will confirm the booking with invoice and itinerary information, and remind the agent to follow up with the guests upon their return home.More news:  Sunwing offers ultimate package deal ahead of YXU flights to SNU, PUJ“This is one more example of Windstar’s commitment to travel agents and our guests,” said Windstar Cruises President John Delaney. “In addition to the obvious benefits, our guests will be offered the extra value of our Yacht Club Membership, which provides additional value, savings and special courtesies.”OCCs are highly qualified, added the company. They must all be seasoned cruise industry veterans, have impressive ship experience and tenure, and possess knowledge of the ships and itineraries.The first OCC set sail on Star Legend on its Feb. 3 itinerary from Bangkok to Hong Kong. Within the next few months, three more OCC’s will join Star Breeze, Star Pride and Wind Surf, the largest of Windstar’s intimate, yacht-like fleet. Its remaining two ships will be evaluated for the program in the near future. Windstar’s new Onboard Cruise Consultant program benefits agents, guests Posted bylast_img read more