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Centara Grand Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Family Hotel Award
Travel Award News

Centara Grand Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Family Hotel Award

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 20, 2020

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin was recognized among the top luxury hotels and resorts in Asia as ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches hotel Kosher Certification project
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches hotel Kosher Certification project

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has signed an agreement with the Emirates Agency ... Read More

Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors announces new appointment
Breaking Travel News

Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors announces new appointment

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

The Wynn Resorts Board of Directors announced the appointment of Mr. Darnell Strom as member of the Company's Board of Directors.  ... Read More

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B
USA Travel News

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

"We know from recent experience, the anguish and damage that occur when Hawaii is not properly prepared with flexible pragmatic ... Read More

The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame
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The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 17, 2020

The luxurious Grande Dame atop Nob Hill in San Francisco was named after U.S. Senator James Graham Fair (1834-1894) by ... Read More

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief
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Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The CEOs of major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Marriot, IHG and Best Western as well as small, independently owned ... Read More

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand
Tourism Investment News

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- October 16, 2020

Destination Capital PTE., LTD., (DC) and KTB Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited (KTBST SEC) announced the launch of DESCAP 1 ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards
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Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with ... Read More

Centara Brings Freedom with its New “Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach”
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Brings Freedom with its New “Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is set to debut its COSI brand in southwest Thailand with the ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol
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Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 13, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today the launch of a standardized COVID-19 hygiene protocol in partnership with the ... Read More

COVID-19 slashes global tourism revenue by $316 billion
International Visitor News

COVID-19 slashes global tourism revenue by $316 billion

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

The global tourism industry had a rosy outlook for 2020 continuing a historic rise in the industry in recent times. ... Read More

Puglia Implements Extraordinary Tourism Plan
Italy travel news

Puglia Implements Extraordinary Tourism Plan

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- October 9, 2020

The Puglia region, also known as Apulia, has implemented what it calls the Extraordinary Plan, "Let's take care of tourism ... Read More

Centara Hotels Unveils 10.10 Golden Ticket
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Hotels Unveils 10.10 Golden Ticket

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Thailand in 80 days with ... Read More

Unprecedented challenges: Hungarian hotel industry struggles with COVID-19 crisis
Hungary travel news

Unprecedented challenges: Hungarian hotel industry struggles with COVID-19 crisis

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 8, 2020

Horwath HTL Hungary, in cooperation with the Hungarian Hotel & Restaurant Association, provides a snapshot report based on a national ... Read More

New hotel dedicated to female empowerment opens in Washington D.C.
Hotel & Resort News

New hotel dedicated to female empowerment opens in Washington D.C.

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 8, 2020

Viceroy Hotels & Resorts is changing the conversation in Washington D.C., and beyond, with the opening of Hotel Zena, a ... Read More

Capella Bangkok hotel opens on the banks of Chao Phraya River
Hotel & Resort News

Capella Bangkok hotel opens on the banks of Chao Phraya River

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 7, 2020

Capella Bangkok officially opened its doors, welcoming its first guest from Bangkok, Ms. Lina LIU, as the hotel takes center-stage ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month
Resort News

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings ... Read More

“Rediscover Jamaica” Campaign a Major Success for Tourism
Jamaica travel news

“Rediscover Jamaica” Campaign a Major Success for Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

As the tourism sector seeks to rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jamaica Tourist Board’s ‘Rediscover Jamaica’ ... Read More

Is Tourism open or closed? Your fault or their failure?
Tourism News

Is Tourism open or closed? Your fault or their failure?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- October 5, 2020

Is Recovery Doable? The elected and appointed men and women working in Washington, DC, spend most of their time pointing ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
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Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is ... Read More

New Four Points by Sheraton resort opens in Thailand
Hotel & Resort News

New Four Points by Sheraton resort opens in Thailand

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton makes a breakthrough in Thailand, with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach ... Read More

Ovolo Hotels in Australia and Hong Kong go vegetarian
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Ovolo Hotels in Australia and Hong Kong go vegetarian

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 1, 2020

Ovolo Hotels announced today, on World Vegetarian Day, that all of its restaurants and bars across Australia and Hong Kong ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces three new properties
Hospitality Industry News

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces three new properties

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 28, 2020

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts today announced three new properties with the latest San Francisco, Madrid and Tokyo openings. The ... Read More

LUX Chongzuo, Guangxi appoints General Manager
Hotel & Resort News

LUX Chongzuo, Guangxi appoints General Manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020

LUX* Resorts & Hotels has appointed seasoned hotelier Coco Wen as the opening general manager of the highly anticipated LUX* ... Read More

Hotel Allegro Rises from the Site of the Bismarck Hotel
Hotel & Resort News

Hotel Allegro Rises from the Site of the Bismarck Hotel

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- September 26, 2020

The Hotel Allegro was created on the site of old Bismarck Hotel in 1998 in Chicago, Illinois. The original Bismarck ... Read More

Hannover Messe in big trouble! The end for Germanys Meeting Industry?
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Hannover Messe in big trouble! The end for Germanys Meeting Industry?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2020

A bankruptcy of such a giant leader in the MICE industry would create shockwaves in the meeting and incentive industry. ... Read More

Airbnb worldwide data breach allowing users to access other users inboxes
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Airbnb worldwide data breach allowing users to access other users inboxes

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 25, 2020

Airbnb hosts are reporting a series of worrying privacy breaches happening within the app – allowing them to see the ... Read More

US only region to not return to hotel profitability
Hospitality Industry News

US only region to not return to hotel profitability

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 25, 2020

Hoteliers outside the U.S. have cause for muffled celebration: Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East all showed positive gross operating ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!
Hotel & Resort News

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time ... Read More

Travelers warming up to deals and interest in international travel is stable
Travel News

Travelers warming up to deals and interest in international travel is stable

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 24, 2020

The findings of the latest Travel Advisors COVID-19 Sentiment Barometer (Wave III) were released today. This online survey monitors the ... Read More

Centara Offers Travelers the Ultimate Staycation Experience
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Offers Travelers the Ultimate Staycation Experience

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is giving travelers the chance to upgrade their holiday into The Ultimate ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda tourism arrivals begin gradual rise
Antigua & Barbuda travel news

Antigua and Barbuda tourism arrivals begin gradual rise

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

As Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Industry stakeholders prepare for peak season, tourism officials are cautiously optimistic that with arrivals steadily ... Read More

New hotel opens in Downtown Fort Myers, Florida
Hotel & Resort News

New hotel opens in Downtown Fort Myers, Florida

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

New 243-room waterfront Luminary Hotel & Co. officially opened its doors today, making its long-awaited debut in downtown Fort Myers, ... Read More

First adults-only casino resort opens in Las Vegas in October
Hotel & Resort News

First adults-only casino resort opens in Las Vegas in October

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

On October 28, Circa Resort & Casino – Las Vegas' first adults-only casino-resort – will open its doors. Located in ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Bartlett Welcomes New JHTA President
Hospitality Industry News

Jamaica Minister Bartlett Welcomes New JHTA President

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 22, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has welcomed newly-elected President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), Clifton Reader. ... Read More

Michelle Obama’s TV campaign a boon for luxury Fiji resort
People in Travel & Tourism

Michelle Obama’s TV campaign a boon for luxury Fiji resort

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020

A trending hashtag on social media channels has inadvertently placed a big spotlight on a small private island resort in ... Read More