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Why a destination wedding can save money and nerves

Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog- February 20, 2020

The lure of a destination wedding is hard to resist – a trip to somewhere out of the norm, where ... Read More

Chinese coronavirus epidemic can cost Russian tourism $455 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

China is the largest single source of tourists to Russia. In 2019, 1.5 million Chinese visitors traveled to Russian Federation. ... Read More

Daredevil completes heart-stopping high-wire walk across Ala Moana Hotel towers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

World-renown high-wire walker, Blake Wallenda, from The Flying Wallendas family, made history on 17 February when he completed a skywalk ... Read More

JW Marriott debuts in Oman’s historic capital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc., announced the opening of JW Marriott Muscat today, setting the stage for distinctive ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

NH Collection to take a bite out of the Big Apple in April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

After a two-year wait, Manhattan is getting set to welcome an exciting newcomer onto the Big Apple's hotel scene. NH ... Read More

America’s 10 Best Winter Vacations to Escape the Cold

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

Frigid temperatures have you dreaming of a warm afternoon by the ocean? If so, check out the new ranking of ... Read More

Macau re-opens casinos after halting operations over coronavirus scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

Macau government has told casino operators that they have 30 days to return to full business, after authorities imposed a ... Read More

Villa de Pranako opens in Old Bangkok

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Thailand based Unicorn Hospitality, t has announced that Villa de Pranakorn, its elegant new luxury boutique hotel in Bangkok’s historic ... Read More

Overtourism not coronavirus: AIRBNB worry in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

At the same time, tourism leaders everywhere in the world have sleepless nights over coronavirus to stop tourism in their ... Read More

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Coronavirus: Hilton Hawaii relocates guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

The Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations Club is a popular oceanfront property on a popular Waikiki Beach stretch. The ... Read More

Insider Tips for All-inclusive Resorts

Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog- February 15, 2020

You finally decided to book an all-inclusive resort vacation. Did you know that there are insider tips for all-inclusive resorts? ... Read More

The Harbor Club Saint Lucia Appoints New Director of Food

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

The Harbor Club, located on the picturesque Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia, has appointed Cristian Rebolledo as the new Director ... Read More

Shock for Hawaii Tourism: Coronavirus arrived in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Today Hawaii Governor Ige and Hawaii Tourism Authority president and CEO Chris Tatum moved Hawaii kamaainas and its visitors in ... Read More

Royal Caribbean signs agreement with Antigua for first Royal Beach Club

editor editor- February 14, 2020

Royal Caribbean International and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, along with the assistance of the Consulate General of Antigua ... Read More

Banyan Tree illa is good news for Bahamas Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Fly Away to the Bahamas will be the new slogan also for Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts. This is good ... Read More

European tourism sector continues to defy increased global risks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest ‘European Tourism Trends and Prospects’ report, Europe enjoyed a healthy 4% increase ... Read More

US international inbound travel expected to contract over next six months

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.4% year over year in December, marking the industry's 10th consecutive year ... Read More

Coronavirus travel setback spreads beyond China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

The travel setback caused by the coronavirus outbreak has now spread beyond China, with other parts of the Asia Pacific ... Read More

Coronavirus: Hilton mass closing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

Hilton has closed about 150 of its hotels in China totaling 33,000 rooms. The reason is the coronavirus. This may ... Read More

ATM: Short leisure breaks to drive 38% increase in visitors to Saudi Arabia by 2024

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

Visitors to Saudi Arabia are predicted to increase 38% from 15.5 million in 2019 to 21.3 million by 2024, according ... Read More

Bali tourism: 40 thousand tourists lost over coronavirus fears

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

According to the latest report, about 20 thousand tourists canceled their trips to the island of Bali since the outbreak ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new Director of Sales and Marketing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced Jim Curtis as director of sales & marketing for the ... Read More

Renaissance Hotels grows NYC footprint with debut of Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020

Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel officially opens its doors today as one of the tallest properties in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. ... Read More

Coronavirus: New hotel cancellation policies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

Hotels, Cruise Lines, Airliners, attractions, and destinations need to implement new coronavirus friendly policies, that include cancellation, postponement for trips, ... Read More

Peninsula Hotel New York: Recalling the golden age of luxury hotels

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 9, 2020

On February 7, 1989, the Peninsula Hotel was designated as a Landmark by the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission. The ... Read More

Jetwing Kandy Gallery Welcomes First Guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 8, 2020

In Sri Lanka, Jetwing Hotels opens its doors to the first guests at their latest boutique resort – Jetwing Kandy ... Read More

UK Tourism: Record visits and spending from the USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2020

Latest figures from VisitBritain, Britain’s national tourism agency, show there were a record number of visits from the US to ... Read More

Award-winning new General Manager helms The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Luxury beachfront resort, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali welcomed John Woolley as their new General Manager. Bringing over 20 years' experience with ... Read More

Maui is most expensive Presidents’ Day US destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Lahaina and Wailea, both located on the island of Maui in Hawaii, are the United States' most expensive destinations to ... Read More

Sandals Royal Caribbean Introduces Newly-constructed Sandringham Building

editor editor- February 6, 2020

Sandals Royal Caribbean is excited to announce the opening of the newly-constructed Sandringham building, which accommodates the spacious Beachfront Honeymoon ... Read More

Beaches Resorts Debuts the All New Beaches Negril

editor editor- February 6, 2020

Sandals Resorts International is excited to announce that Beaches Negril, voted the most awarded resort for families in Negril, has ... Read More

Change is in the air at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

A new Managing Director at the five-star Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin has been announced by Martin R. Smura, Chief ... Read More

Who will Lead Chico Hotel Rebranding?

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 6, 2020

Marin Management, Inc., a California-based hotel management company, announced today that it has added its first hotel management contract for ... Read More

Hotel Cerro Opens in San Luis Obispo, California

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 6, 2020

Located in the heart of lively downtown San Luis Obispo, Hotel Cerro is the perfect marriage of SLO culture, California’s ... Read More