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VisitBritain is gearing up to host its largest ever global tourism trade event to promote destination Britain to the world. Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton. More than 400 international buyers from 40 countries will do business with 430 travel industry suppliers from across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at the event being held from Thursday 2 March to Friday 3 March at the Brighton Centre.

La casa verde, a sustainable Ecuadorian eco guesthouse and lodge, is up for grabs via the “WIN the Lifestyle” sales promotion! With the purchase of e-book, Back to Earth (USD$29), purchasers are automatically entered to win full legal ownership of the award-winning hotel, located in one of the hottest tourist destinations in Baños, Ecuador.

Five-star Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel, located in Tenerife’s upmarket resort of Costa Adeje, has again been chosen as the base for the beginning of the new series of The Only Way is Essex. Following the success of their first stay in 2015, the production team chose the Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel due to its idyllic backdrops, superb facilities and enviable location.

Underlining its position as one of the world's top beach holiday destinations, the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has now scooped major global awards. Millions of international tourists have voted the island's Eagle Beach third best in the world and runner-up in the Caribbean in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards.  'It's a fantastic accolade,' commented Joanna Walding, UK & Ireland manager for the Aruba Tourism Authority.

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, has made a proposal for Mauritius to look at the possibility of having daily flights between the two islands. This was during the courtesy call of the Mauritian Minister for Ocean Economy Marine Resources Fisheries and Shipping, Remdut Koonjoo, on Minister Loustau-Lalanne. Minister Loustau-Lalanne said air connectivity between Seychelles and Mauritius is vital, and there is a need to increase the flights between the two destinations.

From 20th – 27th March 2017, the seven countries of Central America will be awash with colourful processions, street parties and festivities in celebration of the famous 'Semana Santa' or Easter Week. Easter in Central America bears similarities to the religious festivals held in Spain that were carried over to the region over 500 years ago. However, celebrations in each country are underpinned by their own indigenous influences and make visiting Central America during Semana Santa an enriching experience.