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Minister: Kingston City Run highlights Jamaica's capital as an ideal tourist destination

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded Kingston City Run Marathon as a unique event which highlights Kingston as an ideal tourist destination to thousands each year.

Chile: Record high foreign tourist arrivals in 2016

Turismo Chile is pleased to announce that tourism data compiled by the Department of Statistics showed that international tourism arrivals to Chile last year were up 26% compared to 2015 with UK ...

Carnival Cruise Line adds private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays to its itineraries

The private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays has been added to the itineraries of six different Carnival Cruise Line ships beginning in May 2017.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces second property in Grenada

2017 – Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced its second property in the Caribbean with the new Kimpton Kawana Bay Grenada Resort, scheduled to open in early 2019.

Aeromexico reports December traffic

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. today reported December 2016 operational results.

US consular official shot, wounded in Mexico

US consular official has been shot and injured in western Mexico.

Mexican authorities have launched a manhunt for the attacker, a gunman whose motives have yet to be determined.

GOL was Brazil's most punctual airline in 2016

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest air transportation and travel services group, with operations in passenger transportation, cargo transportation and coalition loyalty ...

JetBlue flies nonstop between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba's Queen Beatrix International Airport

Today the One happy island of Aruba launched its first JetBlue non-stop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Aruba's Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

ASUR announces total passenger traffic for December 2016

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B.

Air Canada celebrates record year

Air Canada provided a review of 2016 highlights as it prepares to celebrate its 80th anniversary year in 2017.

Hundreds evacuated, dozens of homes destroyed in Chile wildfire

A raging wildfire burned 100 homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, forcing the evacuation of some 400 people.

Greed, bad pilots killed 71 soccer players onboard Bolivian Airliner

The LaMia airlines plane that crashed last month near the northwestern city of Medellin, Colombia, killing 71 people, the majority of them members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club, was low on ...

Chile 7.7 earthquake and tsunami in the green

A tsunami warning was lifted an hour it was announced in Chile this morning.

Puerto Rico Tourism: Just say no to Zika

Communicating the reality that Zika was not growing nearly as rapidly as the CDC had projected, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) worked to change the Zika conversation, and emphasize the ...

Dominican Republic tourism continues to set itself apart from the competition

Romance travel is a multi-billion dollar industry that is predicted to continue growing in 2017, according to Travel MarketPlace.

Punta Cana resort achieves esteemed Green Globe certification

In its commitment to sustainability and respect for the environment, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort frames its policy in some fundamental principles: Waste management, energy and water savings, ...

Fathom announces six additional Cuba cruises

Fathom, one of Carnival Corporation's 10 global cruise brands, announced it has received Cuba approval to add stops to Santiago de Cuba, the second largest city in Cuba, on six of its upcoming ...

Colombia plane crash kills five

An AeroSucre cargo flight with six people on board has crashed en route from Puerto Carreno to the Colombian capital of Bogota.

Jamaica wants arrivals from Canada to grow in 2017

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has revealed that Jamaica is currently on track to record consistent growth in arrivals out of Canada in 2017.

Mexico City pyrotechnics market explosion injures dozens

A huge explosion has rocked a pyrotechnics market in Greater Mexico City, injuring dozens of people. Eyewitnesses captured the exact moment of the blast on video.

Embraer's new business unit dedicated to services and support

Embraer today announced the creation of a business unit focused on services and customer support, which will be led by Johann Bordais, who is currently serving as the Director of Services and ...

Hoteles City Express: Opening of 7 hotels concludes 2016 development pipeline

Hoteles City Express S.A.B. de C.V. announces the opening of seven hotels, three of them today and four more within the next two weeks, concluding its 2016 Development Pipeline.

Playa Hotels & Resorts honored for Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva resorts

Playa Hotels & Resorts were honored with "Best Hotel Chain: Mexico" for Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva all-inclusive resorts at the fourteenth annual Readers Choice Awards last night in New ...

Usher and The Roots to headline 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba

Feel the breeze and 'get caught' up with the 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba, featuring multi-award winner and worldwide phenomenon Usher and prolific Grammy award-winning ...

Mexico Tourism Board: Big data, digital and personalization critical to reach travelers, drive growth

The Mexico Tourism Board announced today the results of a large tourism industry planning summit held in the coastal paradise Campeche, part of the Yucatan peninsula.

Holland America Line launches 'Explorations Central'

Holland America Line is amplifying its destination immersion experiences with the launch of Explorations Central, or EXC, as it will be called.

Jamaica Tourism and Airbnb sign Memorandum of Understanding

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a framework for cooperation to further boost and diversify Jamaica’s tourism product, was signed on December 13, 2016 by the Jamaica Tourist ...

Southwest committed to enhancing improving connectivity on its flights

Southwest Airlines Co. is committed to enhancing the inflight Customer experience and improving connectivity on Southwest flights across the U.S. and near international destinations.

Dive industry businesses demand protection of environmental treaties

"CBD and other international treaties just listen, and too much, to extractive lobbies from the fisheries sector and others who do not care about their impact on Diving and Ecotourism," said José ...

Southwest Airlines lands in Havana today

Southwest employees and executive leaders joined customers in traveling aboard the first-ever Southwest flights to Havana.

Jamaica and Airbnb to sign Memorandum of Understanding

Honouring his commitment to forge new partnerships to develop tourism locally, Minister of Tourism, Hon.

Star Alliance lounge opens at RIOgaleão Airport

Star Alliance opened its new exclusive Alliance Lounge at Rio de Janeiro’s Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport (RIOgaleão)last Friday (December 9th 2016).

Passion: The most critical attribute of a hotel sustainability manager

When Hamanasi first became Green Globe certified, our General Manager primarily handled our sustainability programs with input from various employees.

Italian tourist killed in Rio de Janeiro

An Italian tourist was killed on Thursday, December 8 after he mistakenly entered Morro dos Prazeres, a shantytown in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro's central region.

Enterprise opens two new locations in Jamaica

Enterprise Holdings Inc. has opened two locations in Jamaica with its franchise partner, ATL Automotive, an affiliate of the family-operated Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Group.

The Jamaica Tourism Minister is shing at World Travel Awards

Jamaica made it big at World Travel Awards this year. The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon.

6.3 earthquake rocks Peru

Peru has been struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake.

New record set at Vancouver International Airport

"Air Canada has been an incredible partner in increasing our passenger growth by continuously delivering new and exciting destinations for our customers," said YVR's President & CEO Craig ...

ibtm names winner of tech award

Shoflo is a software platform designed specifically for event planners and production teams who are frustrated with excel, and they were just recognized by ibtm world at their event in Spain.

Recent awards solidify Half Moon Cay as top cruise line private island

In 2017, Holland America Line will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Half Moon Cay, its award-winning private island paradise in the Bahamas.

Making the most out of 2 days in Costa Rica

With more Americans taking fewer, shorter vacations a year, the Central American nation of Costa Rica offers travelers an ideal destination for a quick getaway.

Riu Palace Jamaica recognized at The Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica Awards

The Gleaner has awarded hotel Riu Palace Jamaica in Montego Bay with the Best All-Inclusive under 300 rooms accolade.

Brazilian football team Chapecoense on board a plane crash in Colombia

A plane crashed due to lack of fuel at around 10:15pm local time in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union in Colombia approaching Medellin airport

Puerto Vallarta has been a favorite among LGBT travelers for decades

Brought into the tourism spotlight by famous Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and offering a broad range of gay bars and nightclubs, gay-owned restaurants, hotels, ...

Unique Properties GEMS of Antigua and Barbuda Guide launched

The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority has just launched the “Unique Properties GEMS of Antigua and Barbuda Guide”.

Nicaragua and El Salvador: Hit by Hurricane and 7.0 Earthquake make today's news

Central America is the focus of bad news today. The National Hurricane Center confirmed the eye of a dangerous Hurricane named Otto made landfall on the southern Nicaraguan coast with 110 mph ...

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