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Hard Rock International opens first location in Kazakhstan

Hard Rock International opens first location in Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - Hard Rock is sweeping the world, spreading the message of rock from city to city, and now, the world-famous brand is taking Almaty by storm!

Southwest Airlines donates leather LUV Seat products in Kenya

Southwest Airlines donates leather LUV Seat products in Kenya

DALLAS­­, TX - Southwest Airlines today announced the distribution of products made in Kenya and the US as part of its global upcycling initiative LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose.

ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont, USA – Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), will be the moderator at this year’s IIPT World Travel Market event, ...

ACS workshops results in establishment of regional network of artisans of the greater Caribbean

ACS workshops results in establishment of regional network of artisans of the greater Caribbean

CARTAGENA, Colombia - The acclaimed colonial city of Cartegena de Indias, a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in the north of Colombia, along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, was host to the ...

WTA shows solidarity for Caribbean

WTA shows solidarity for Caribbean

In a move to support the island of Anguilla in its recovery from Hurricane Gonzalo, and in a show of solidarity, World Travel Awards will host its Grand Final on the island.

US travel agents choose hottest international winter destination

US travel agents choose hottest international winter destination

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Based on bookings by members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Cancun is the most popular international destination for the 2014-2015 winter season.

Ten great places to hike, bike and sip in California wine country

Ten great places to hike, bike and sip in California wine country

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Now that the harvest rush has subsided, active wine lovers can take advantage of the good weather and enjoy vineyard landscapes with a hike or bike ride in California wine ...

Hyatt debuts in Panama

Hyatt debuts in Panama

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Immobiliare Real Estate Development Group today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown in Panama City, Panama.

Cold, windy conditions in store for NYC Marathon

Cold, windy conditions in store for NYC Marathon

NEW YORK, NY - Millions will line the streets of New York City this Sunday and endure cold and blustery conditions to watch 50,000-plus runners participate in the 44th annual New York City ...

Hilton signs agreement for major expansion in China

Hilton signs agreement for major expansion in China

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced an exclusive license agreement with Plateno Hotels Group, one of China’s leading hospitality groups, to rapidly launch and develop the Hampton by ...

Megabus reaches 40 million customers

Megabus reaches 40 million customers

NEW YORK, NY - As of today, megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 40 million customers across North America since the company began in 2006.

GBTA: China business travel spend to see double digit increases in 2014-15

GBTA: China business travel spend to see double digit increases in 2014-15

SHANGHAI, China - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced the results of its latest GBTA BTI Outlook – China ...

Gazpromneft-Aero and IATA hold joint training session in Novosibirsk

Gazpromneft-Aero and IATA hold joint training session in Novosibirsk

Gazpromneft-Aero and the IATA Fuel Quality Pool have held a joint training session on aviation fuel supply to airports at the company's refueling facility at Tolmachevo International Airport in ...

MS Cruises: Ultimate LEGO Experience at sea

MS Cruises: Ultimate LEGO Experience at sea

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MSC Cruises and the LEGO Group have joined forces to bring children and families the ultimate LEGO Experience at sea, including LEGO® designed playrooms and entertainment ...

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill to retire

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill to retire

MIAMI, FL - Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, announced today that he is retiring, effective November 30, after 20 years of service.

Holland America's 2015 Europe season features 8 ships, 62 unique itineraries

Holland America's 2015 Europe season features 8 ships, 62 unique itineraries

SEATTLE, WA - Travelers looking to explore the history, culture and famous sights of Europe in 2015 have more options than ever before with eight Holland America Line ships offering sailings ...

International tourism shows continued strength

International tourism shows continued strength

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 5% during the first eight months of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

OTOAI and ETOA to sign historic partnership at WTM to bring Indian buyers to MAMA 2015

OTOAI and ETOA to sign historic partnership at WTM to bring Indian buyers to MAMA 2015

ETOA, the European tourism association, is forming a new partnership with the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) to cooperate on the promotion of the UK and Ireland’s visitor ...

What to wear: WTM reveals travel’s next big thing

What to wear: WTM reveals travel’s next big thing

Visitors to World Travel Market (WTM) 2014 will be able to find out more about how “wearable” technology can be used by travel companies to sell holidays in the future.

Fraport uses favorable capital market conditions to increase its financial scope

Frankfurt Airport Company Successfully Offers 350 Million Euros in Promissory Notes Fraport uses favorable capital market conditions to increase its financial scope

Taking advantage of the favorable conditions currently available in the capital market, Fraport AG has secured further long-term financing by issuing a promissory note – running for a seven-year ...

WTM youth tourism program: New insight

WTM youth tourism program: New insight

WYSE Travel Confederation will release the results of its recent analysis of the behaviors and attitudes of millennial travelers during the two-day youth travel program at next month’s World ...

Smoke seen for miles after a deadly plane crash at Wichita, Kansas airport

Smoke seen for miles after a deadly plane crash at Wichita, Kansas airport

Republican Senator Jerry Moran from Kansas tweeted: "Thinking of Wichita right now as emergency crews are on scene of a plane crash at Mid-Continent Airport. Hoping everyone is okay."

Congrex Switzerland rejoins IAPCO

Congrex Switzerland rejoins IAPCO

After the successful realignment of Congrex Switzerland in the past 12 months the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) decided to resume Congrex Switzerland as a ...

A dream come true for Seychelles artists

A dream come true for Seychelles artists

After so many years of striving to have a place of recognition for their artworks, Seychellois artists’ dreams have finally come true, with the opening of a National Art Gallery.

Cape Town Tourism celebrates partnerships

Cape Town Tourism celebrates partnerships

Cape Town Tourism celebrated its first decade last night at a festive AGM at the Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun.

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