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Hotel History: The Wales Hotel

Hotel History: The Wales Hotel

One of the most charming historic hotels in New York, the Wales Hotel is closing its doors in 2020. ... Read More

The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center names General Manager and Director of Sales

The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center names General Manager and Director of Sales

The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center has announced the appointments of Daniel Rhodes as General Manager and Marc Becker ... Read More

US travel market share to continue decline through 2023

US travel market share to continue decline through 2023

Sluggish demand for overseas travel to the U.S. will sustain the trend of the country falling behind international travel ... Read More

King David Hotel Executive Chef named Israel’s Chef of the Year

King David Hotel Executive Chef named Israel’s Chef of the Year

Dan Hotels' David "Dudu" Biton, the executive chef of the iconic King David Hotel in Jerusalem, was named Israel's ... Read More

Portugal named World’s Leading Destination at World Travel Awards 2019

Portugal named World’s Leading Destination at World Travel Awards 2019

Portugal was anointed as the World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards 2019, for the third year in ... Read More

Massive strike will disrupt train, bus, and airline services in France

Massive strike will disrupt train, bus, and airline services in France

Residents and visitors in France are preparing for a major strikes by transportation workers that will disrupt train, bus, ... Read More

SB Architects Celebrates Successful Bike to Hope Cycle and Year of Giving

SB Architects Celebrates Successful Bike to Hope Cycle and Year of Giving

This fall, SB Architects, an international architecture firm renowned for localizing the look and feel of its hospitality, residential ... Read More

Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention

Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has selected Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and an LGBTQ+ oasis in the southern United States, ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas this December

What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas this December

The weather may be cooling down in the U.S., but The Bahamas is heating up this winter. With numerous ... Read More

Europe’s latest travel trends: Growth in outbound trips

Europe’s latest travel trends: Growth in outbound trips

According to the latest data, outbound trips from Europe increased by 2.5 percent during the first eight months of ... Read More

Profit streak continues at Middle East & North Africa hotels

Profit streak continues at Middle East & North Africa hotels

For the second consecutive month, hotels in the Middle East & North Africa recorded a year-over-year rise in profit, ... Read More

Airbnb partners with International Olympic Committee

Airbnb partners with International Olympic Committee

Airbnb and International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Airbnb announced a nine-year, five-Games partnership designed to create a new standard ... Read More

European hotels enjoyed a positive start of last quarter of 2019

European hotels enjoyed a positive start of last quarter of 2019

Mainland Europe hoteliers celebrated a positive start to the last quarter of 2019. October marked the second consecutive month—and ... Read More

Sandals Resorts scoops World Travel Awards

Sandals Resorts scoops World Travel Awards

With a total of four trophies, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) rose above other highly-acclaimed hotel brands throughout the world ... Read More

Vanilla Islands Association and Réunion Tourism Federation sign partnership agreement

Vanilla Islands Association and Réunion Tourism Federation sign partnership agreement

The Vanilla Islands Association has the purpose of developing the cruise liner sector in the Indian Ocean, and going ... Read More

Jumeirah Group celebrates quadruple win at the World Travel Awards 2019

Jumeirah Group celebrates quadruple win at the World Travel Awards 2019

Jumeirah Group today announces their triumph at the World Travel Awards 2019. With competition spanning 6 continents, Jumeirah has ... Read More

Madrid named world’s top meetings and conference destination at 2019 World Travel Awards

Madrid named world’s top meetings and conference destination at 2019 World Travel Awards

Madrid was named the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards ... Read More

The Bahamas ministry of tourism and aviation hosts top-tier media and influencers post-Hurricane Dorian

The Bahamas ministry of tourism and aviation hosts top-tier media and influencers post-Hurricane Dorian

In the months following Hurricane Dorian, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) has mobilized and set up ... Read More

UK hotels: Rough start to the final quarter of 2019

UK hotels: Rough start to the final quarter of 2019

Like the three that preceded it, the final quarter of 2019 started with a year-over-year fall in profits per ... Read More

Argentina promotes gastronomy tourism through China’s largest video platform

Argentina promotes gastronomy tourism through China’s largest video platform

With an outbound tourism that has shown a strong sustained growth in the last decade, China represents endless development ... Read More

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah named Gulf Tourism Capital by GCC Tourism Ministers

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah named Gulf Tourism Capital by GCC Tourism Ministers

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has been named the ‘Gulf Tourism Capital’ by the Ministers of Tourism of the ... Read More

Finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2019 in Muscat

Finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2019 in Muscat

The finest travel brands in the world have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Muscat, Oman. The ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Tourism Working Group report to help shape new architecture for subsectors

Minister Bartlett: Tourism Working Group report to help shape new architecture for subsectors

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that findings from the just concluded Tourism Working Group (TWG) report ... Read More

Zainab Ansell – Tanzanian woman behind pro-poor tourism business model

Zainab Ansell – Tanzanian woman behind pro-poor tourism business model

Innovation of an apt and sustainable business model to transfer tourist’s dollars to the hundreds of poor women has ... Read More

Transforming hospitality & tourism: Sustainable future goals

Transforming hospitality & tourism: Sustainable future goals

The India International Hotel Travel and Tourism Research Conference 2020 will be held at the Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of ... Read More

Global tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals totaled $2.58 billion in Q3 2019

Global tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals totaled $2.58 billion in Q3 2019

Total tourism and leisure industry venture financing deals in Q3 2019 worth $2.58 billion were announced globally. The value ... Read More

UAE travelers prefer regional destinations this holiday season

UAE travelers prefer regional destinations this holiday season

Most people think of Europe when looking for a winter getaway, however, the upcoming holiday season sees a change ... Read More

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Welcomes Guests to Celebrate the Holidays with Exclusive Winter Sale and Festive Offerings

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Welcomes Guests to Celebrate the Holidays with Exclusive Winter Sale and Festive Offerings

Millennium Hotels and Resorts, a global hotel group boasting over 135 hotels across some 80 locations worldwide, kicks off ... Read More

Ukraine to launch dedicated tourism development agency

Ukraine to launch dedicated tourism development agency

Ukraine's State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Artem Bidenko, announced that Ukrainian dedicated tourism development ... Read More

China’s social media platform WeChat taps into outbound tourism market

China’s social media platform WeChat taps into outbound tourism market

WeChat, a Chinese social media platform, that has become popular with institutions, brands and other entities to engage with ... Read More

Over 12 million tourists visited Dubai in 2019

Over 12 million tourists visited Dubai in 2019

According to the latest tourist numbers released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the Emirate ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International announces massive expansion in Middle East and Africa

Swiss-Belhotel International announces massive expansion in Middle East and Africa

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to expand its portfolio in the Middle East and Africa with the launch of ... Read More

Hottest new travel trends and destinations for the year ahead

Hottest new travel trends and destinations for the year ahead

Some exciting new travel trends are predicted for 2020. Eco-tourism is at the heart of next year’s getaways, and ... Read More

Minister Bartlett proposes tourism crisis communication strategy for the Caribbean… Global Resilience Centre to formulate

Minister Bartlett proposes tourism crisis communication strategy for the Caribbean… Global Resilience Centre to formulate

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has been tasked ... Read More

How America travels: Holiday travel and travel projections for 2020

How America travels: Holiday travel and travel projections for 2020

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) today released its annual study that tracks perceptions of American travelers, key ... Read More

Philadelphia welcomes new tourism developments, hotel openings in 2020

Philadelphia welcomes new tourism developments, hotel openings in 2020

The World Heritage city of Philadelphia, known as “the birthplace of America”, is rich in history, arts and culture, ... Read More