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World’s 7th largest cruise ship makes golden voyage to Belize

World’s 7th largest cruise ship makes golden voyage to Belize

MSC Meraviglia, the 7th largest cruise ship in the world, made its golden voyage to Belize today carrying nearly ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November

What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November

Grand Bahama Island has already rebounded from Hurricane Dorian with a handful of reopenings this month.  Many of its ... Read More

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

Dubai has intensified its campaign to woo more cruise travelers and to further strengthen its position as a leading ... Read More

Sands Resorts Macao and teamLab to Launch Groundbreaking, Immersive Museum at The Venetian Macao

Sands Resorts Macao and teamLab to Launch Groundbreaking, Immersive Museum at The Venetian Macao

Sands Resorts Macao and art collective teamLab will launch a monumental digital-only museum at The Venetian Macao in January ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International to debut in Thailand with four new hotels

Swiss-Belhotel International to debut in Thailand with four new hotels

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to make its debut in Thailand, as the company’s expansion plans continue to gather ... Read More

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

Sandals Resorts, a Jamaica hotel trendsetter since 1981, is setting standards high for recently-opened 5-star luxury all-inclusive resorts in ... Read More

Waldhotel becomes first Swiss hotel in Wellness Tourism Association

Waldhotel becomes first Swiss hotel in Wellness Tourism Association

Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence has become one of 90-plus Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) members and partners from 18 ... Read More

United Airlines and Marriott offer Polaris passengers new perk at London Heathrow

United Airlines and Marriott offer Polaris passengers new perk at London Heathrow

Starting November 1, United Airlines will begin offering Polaris customers on flights between New York/Newark and London Heathrow complimentary ... Read More

European hotels: Rough 2019 gives way to profit burst

European hotels: Rough 2019 gives way to profit burst

Profit per available room grew year-on-year in Mainland Europe hotels in September and for the second time in 2019. ... Read More

Emirates or Etihad? Etihad Airways best according to the U.S. Government

Emirates or Etihad? Etihad Airways best according to the U.S. Government

What is the best airline to fly between the USA and the UAE?  Etihad Airways or Emirates Airlines are both ... Read More

Do you speak the secret language of the cruise industry?

Do you speak the secret language of the cruise industry?

Every industry has its own special vocabulary, and cruising is no different, say the cruise travel experts. This cruising-specific ... Read More

World Spa Awards names Maui Healing Retreat “Hawaii’s Best Wellness Retreat 2019”

World Spa Awards names Maui Healing Retreat “Hawaii’s Best Wellness Retreat 2019”

The inauguration of the World Spa Awards in 2015 marked a shift happening in the vacation retreat industry. An ... Read More

Why hotel rates in Hawaii are now more expensive?

Why hotel rates in Hawaii are now more expensive?

The cost for a hotel in Waikiki, Maui or Kauai has been going up. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)Research ... Read More

Affluent Chinese outnumber rich Americans for the first time

Affluent Chinese outnumber rich Americans for the first time

The number of affluent Chinese people has surpassed the number of rich Americans for the first time ever, according ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean International is predicting that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50 percent by 2030, with ... Read More

Marriott turns W New York-Union Square into brand’s flagship in North America

Marriott turns W New York-Union Square into brand’s flagship in North America

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that it has purchased the 270-room W New York – Union Square in the ... Read More

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A safer Jamaica holiday destination is the key to a better tourism export and a more engaged and happy ... Read More

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Luxaviation UK is announcing the addition of a Bombardier Global 6000 to its fleet, based at London Luton Airport. ... 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

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

The Andaz Abu Dhabi is the best secret and best hotel bargain in the world - at least at ... Read More

Best Cruises to Bahamas?  The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to ... 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

First Day of Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition: Over 70,000 visitors

First Day of Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition: Over 70,000 visitors

The 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition, which opened in Riyadh on Friday, received more than 70,000 visitors on ... 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

El Llorenç, a new boutique hotel opens in Palma de Mallorca

El Llorenç, a new boutique hotel opens in Palma de Mallorca

El Llorenç Parc de la Mar is set in the heart of La Calatrava, one of the oldest neighborhoods ... Read More

Chinese tourists splash most cash overseas with $127.5 billion so far in 2019

Chinese tourists splash most cash overseas with $127.5 billion so far in 2019

China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange reports that Chinese travelers spent $127.5 billion abroad in the first half of ... Read More

Luxury travel market expected to reach $1,614.6 billion by 2026

Luxury travel market expected to reach $1,614.6 billion by 2026

New report, titled, "Luxury Travel Market by Type of Traveler (Absolute Luxury, Aspiring Luxury, and Accessible Luxury), Age Group ... Read More

ILTM North America 2019 – a ‘journey deeper’ for luxury travel agents from 153 cities

ILTM North America 2019 – a ‘journey deeper’ for luxury travel agents from 153 cities

With the luxury accommodation sector projected to reach $95 billion globally by 2025, driven largely by increased spending on ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group set to enter New Zealand with four new hotels

Radisson Hotel Group set to enter New Zealand with four new hotels

Radisson Hotel Group has signed the biggest hotel management deal in 2019 in Australasia, as it prepares to enter ... Read More

MazMillion launched: 2 week ultra luxury Seychelles experience for US$100

MazMillion launched: 2 week ultra luxury Seychelles experience for US$100

World Tourism Day in Seychelles  will be the first-day visitors can obtain tickets for Maz Millions at www.mazmillions.com The ... Read More

Holland America Line returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line is returning to Port Tampa Bay in 2020 with a full season of 18 Caribbean cruises ... Read More

Airbus Corporate Jets launches new watch with Richard Mille

Airbus Corporate Jets launches new watch with Richard Mille

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Richard Mille have launched a new travel-watch, inspired by and adapted to, exclusive journeys ... Read More

Visit California Luxury Forum confirmed for March 2020

Visit California Luxury Forum confirmed for March 2020

Following the success of the first event which took place earlier this year in Santa Monica, Connections is once ... Read More

700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

A new study released at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) forecasts that 700 new hotel restaurants and bars ... Read More

Virgin Hotels ventures to Miami

Virgin Hotels ventures to Miami

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to open and operate ... Read More

Marriott International to add 40 new hotels across Africa by 2023

Marriott International to add 40 new hotels across Africa by 2023

From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis, Marriott International reinforced its commitment to Africa by announcing it expects ... Read More