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Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels names new Regional Director – North

Sarovar Hotels names new Regional Director – North

Sarovar Hotels announced the appointment of Ajoy Balkrishna Sarovar Hotels names new Regional Director - North as its new ... Read More

Sala Hospitality Group appoints two senior female Asian executives

Sala Hospitality Group appoints two senior female Asian executives

SALA Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of two senior female executives, as it moves to enhance its position ... Read More

High net-worth investors driving hospitality sector in Francophone Africa

High net-worth investors driving hospitality sector in Francophone Africa

Francophone Africa’s burgeoning hospitality market continues to be a critical opportunity for “global hospitality brands and investors,” says the ... Read More

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

Trips abroad from Asia are continuing to increase. After surging by seven percent in 2018, during the first eight ... Read More

Foreign tourists flock to Dalian International Beach Culture Festival

Foreign tourists flock to Dalian International Beach Culture Festival

Since 2004, Dalian, a coastal city in northern China, has held a beach festival every summer. The festival is ... Read More

Brazil Embratur launches new tourism campaign

Brazil Embratur launches new tourism campaign

The Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur) launched this week "The King of Rolê", their newest international promotional campaign. The competition ... Read More

MGM Resorts International sells Circus Circus Las Vegas for $825 million

MGM Resorts International sells Circus Circus Las Vegas for $825 million

MGM Resorts International  is a global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings ... Read More

Asheville winter travel news: Season adventures in the Blue Ridge

Asheville winter travel news: Season adventures in the Blue Ridge

WHY WINTER?Stunning panoramic views, the best rates of the year and last-minute travel deals from an array of mountaintop ... Read More

Statement by Caribbean Tourism Organization Chairman on organization restructuring

Statement by Caribbean Tourism Organization Chairman on organization restructuring

The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization has issued the following statement on organization restructuring today: Over the past ... Read More

VisitBritain announces four new US appointments

VisitBritain announces four new US appointments

VisitBritain has named four new appointments joining the United States (US) region across the business events, trade and communications ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for ... Read More

Shinola Hotel announces new General Manager

Shinola Hotel announces new General Manager

Shinola Hotel, a project behind two Detroit-based brands, luxury watchmaker Shinola and real estate firm Bedrock, which opened in ... Read More

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), formally known as Riyadh Development Authority, has invited international experts to participate ... Read More

New General Manager named for Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

New General Manager named for Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

Benchmark has appointed Bill Lee general manager of the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville. The property, located ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), a record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. ... Read More

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over ... Read More

Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

The Israel Ministry of Tourism has appointed Eyal Carlin as the new Tourism Commissioner for North America. In this ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks silence: Why unity in Zimbabwe will fix the economy

Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks silence: Why unity in Zimbabwe will fix the economy

As the Zimbabwe crisis worsens former long-serving Tourism Minister and candidate in the last UNWTO Secretary-General elections, Dr. Walter ... Read More

Hard Rock International statement on Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans

Hard Rock International statement on Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans

Citadel Builders LLC was contracted by Kailas Companies, owner of the project, to build the Hard Rock Hotel New ... Read More

Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans collapsed killing one

Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans collapsed killing one

The Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans collapsed before it was even finished,  killing one.  3 are missing and ... Read More

Safe for tourism? 8 people wounded in grenade attack in tourist Kashmir

Safe for tourism? 8 people wounded in grenade attack in tourist Kashmir

At least eight people including a woman were wounded in a grenade attack by suspected militants in a market ... Read More

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives Wins Leading All-inclusive Resort at 2019 SATA Awards

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives Wins Leading All-inclusive Resort at 2019 SATA Awards

Centara’s adult-only 5-star Maldives resort captures top honors across SATA’s six member nations Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa ... Read More

European Tourism Arrivals to Thailand face challenges

European Tourism Arrivals to Thailand face challenges

Tourism arrivals from Europe are down due to competing destinations and a stronger currency in the Kingdom. Thailand's tourism ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization ... Read More

London Travel Week: The new kid in the mix and much more

London Travel Week: The new kid in the mix and much more

Taking place from the 1 to 7 November 2019, London Travel Week will bring together industry events and become ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, ... Read More

Vacation rental regulation catches up with innovation and UNWTO

Vacation rental regulation catches up with innovation and UNWTO

Vacation rental regulations are a big issue in many parts of the world and of course for companies like ... Read More

Bahamas Relief Foundation & GEM aim to raise $10 million for Hurricane Dorian relief

Bahamas Relief Foundation & GEM aim to raise $10 million for Hurricane Dorian relief

It was announced today that in a joint effort, the Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) will act as an ‘Official ... Read More

TTG, SIA and SUN inaugurates in Rimini: IEG takes tourism business to international markets

TTG, SIA and SUN inaugurates in Rimini: IEG takes tourism business to international markets

A crowd worthy of great occasions yesterday for the inauguration of TTG Travel Experience, SIA Hospitality Design and SUN ... Read More

Moscow – Bahrain Flights: Bahrhain Tourism welcomes new charter

Moscow – Bahrain Flights: Bahrhain Tourism welcomes new charter

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) welcomed passengers who arrived on the first charter flight of the new ... Read More

Where are Luxury Collection Hotels in Saudi Arabia?

Where are Luxury Collection Hotels in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabian Assila Investments and Marriott International signed an agreement to introduce Marriott's Luxury Collection brand for the first ... Read More

Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is awarding funding to 43  cultural programs  in the Hawaiian Islands through its Kukulu ... Read More

London Heathrow Terminal 3 Arrival Hotel

London Heathrow Terminal 3 Arrival Hotel

A New Aerotel opened at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 3 Arrivals today.  eTN reported about the opening of the Aerotel ... Read More

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network ... Read More

Something For Everyone: Grenada launches new tourism campaign

Something For Everyone: Grenada launches new tourism campaign

During the months of January 2019 – August 2019, visitors from neighboring Caribbean islands accounted for 18% of the ... Read More