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Delhi welcomes its first holiday and travel show

Delhi welcomes its first holiday and travel show

DELHI, India – Delhi will host the inaugural Holiday and Travel Show (HATS) and will witness a participation of major Indian and global players.

New Director of Sales and Marketing at Sheraton Kampala

New Director of Sales and Marketing at Sheraton Kampala

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The Sheraton Kampala Hotel has appointed Mrs. Jenifer Bamaturaki Musiime as their new Director of Sales and Marketing.

Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

FRAPORT CEO Dr. Stefan Schulte: "He has been a huge asset to our company!" Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

After more than 13 years' service, Fraport AG’s Executive Director Operations Peter Schmitz retired today. A reception was held to bid him farewell at Fraport AG’s headquarters.

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

Dining Events in Scottsdale

Being a foodie epicenter there are many ways to spend days – eating and drinking

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

FT LAUDERDALE, FL and MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Playa Resorts Management, the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts BV, today announced the appointment of Carl A Hendriks as ...

Direct Travel names John Townes Vice President of Business Development

Direct Travel names John Townes Vice President of Business Development

GREENVILLE, SC - Direct Travel, a leading provider of travel management services in the US, announces the appointment of industry veteran John Townes as Vice President of Business Development.

Gourmet tourists head to Scottsdale, Arizona

Foodie Tourism Gourmet tourists head to Scottsdale, Arizona

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

Culinary Star

Scottsdale for the gourmet tourist: The chefs and their restaurants

Scottsdale for the gourmet tourist: The chefs and their restaurants

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

If it were not for the branded restaurant reviews (i.e., Zagat, Yelp, TripAdviser), Scottsdale tourists would be clueless on where to source the gourmet dining scene.

African commercial airline on the hunt for new COO

African commercial airline on the hunt for new COO

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

At a time when unprecedented changes are taking place for a national African airline, the financial and HR consultancy firm of PriceWaterHouseCoopers has been tasked to find a new Chief Operating ...

New hospitality and tourism COO named by Starwood

New hospitality and tourism COO named by Starwood

STAMFORD, Connecticut – Starwood’s leadership team just signed up a new member to lead the financial area of its hospitality and tourism efforts.

Luxury Phuket resort appoints new General Manager

Luxury Phuket resort appoints new General Manager

PHUKET, Thailand - Exclusive five-starPhuket hideaway, Paresa, has appointed South African hotelier Dawid Koegelenberg as General Manager.

Excellence is non-negotiable. Summer tourism in Scottsdale

Desert Travel in Arizona: Visiting Scottsdale during the summer Excellence is non-negotiable. Summer tourism in Scottsdale

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

There are not many travel destinations that keep their secrets!

Winner of US National Tourism Award named

Winner of US National Tourism Award named

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Voted upon annually by the US Travel Association's National Council of State Tourism Directors, a winner was named for this year’s National Tourism Award.

Corinthia Hotel London appoints new Wellness Manager & Naturopath

International wellbeing expert Renee Blanchardt named Corinthia Hotel London appoints new Wellness Manager & Naturopath

Corinthia Hotel London announced the appointment of international wellbeing expert Renée Blanchardt ND, BSc, Adv.

Baha Mar appoints Executive Vice President, International Marketing

Baha Mar appoints Executive Vice President, International Marketing

NASSAU, Bahamas - Baha Mar today announced that Alex Pariente has been named Executive Vice President, International Marketing for the Baha Mar Casino & Resort, the centerpiece of the $3.5 ...

Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos announces new Director of Music & Marketing

Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos announces new Director of Music & Marketing

ORLANDO, FL - Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos – with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau – proudly announces Matthew Watts as Director of Music & Marketing – Hotels ...

Head of Mauritius Hotel School found dead

Shocking passing of tourism executive Head of Mauritius Hotel School found dead

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Only a day after participating in an event at the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) as Guest of Honor, reports are emerging from the Seychelles’ main island of Mahe that Mr.

Fiji Airways chief appointed new Chair Of Tourism Fiji

Fiji Airways chief appointed new Chair Of Tourism Fiji

NADI, Fiji - The Managing Director and CEO of Fiji Airways, Stefan Pichler, is the new Chair of Tourism Fiji, the organization that presides over the fortunes of the local industry and markets the ...

Virgin America announces appointment of Vice President - Flight Operations

Virgin America announces appointment of Vice President - Flight Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Brad Thomann as Vice President - Flight Operations effective immediately.

New senior executive at Carlson Rezidor Asia Pacific

New senior executive at Carlson Rezidor Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE – A new executive has been hired by Carlson Rezidor who will be responsible for driving the development strategies for the hotel group in Asia Pacific to further grow its hotel ...

American Society of Travel Agents elects new Board

American Society of Travel Agents elects new Board

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the global advocates for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public, announced the results of recent elections at ...

Stellar entertainment lined up for regional World Travel Awards event

Stellar entertainment lined up for regional World Travel Awards event

Ecuadorian writer, photographer, and television personality, Renato Ortega, will host the South and Central American Gala Ceremony for this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) for the region, which ...

Let’s meet in Southern Africa!

Meetings and Conference Destinations in Southern Africa Let’s meet in Southern Africa!

There are a myriad of conference, exhibition, and meeting facilities in Southern Africa.

Management changes announced for IBTM America

Management changes announced for IBTM America

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced management changes for IBTM America 2015 (renamed following AIBTM 2014) with Jaime Rosov appointed as Event Director. Michael J.

Professional Convention Management Association program at this year’s IMEX America

Professional Convention Management Association program at this year’s IMEX America

The popular Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) learning curriculum is built around giving meeting industry professionals access to top-level faculty speakers from leading ...

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