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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
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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

Japan – Hawaii, and Hawaii -Japan Travel Bubbles
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Japan – Hawaii, and Hawaii -Japan Travel Bubbles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

Why is it that the Japanese love Hawaii and visiting Hawaii more than any other vacation destination in the world? ... Read More

Air Canada reopens Calgary Maple Leaf Lounge with biosafety measures
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Air Canada reopens Calgary Maple Leaf Lounge with biosafety measures

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Air Canada today announced the re-opening of its Maple Leaf Lounge at YYC Calgary International Airport on October 15, 2020 ... Read More

Top 10 cruise destinations trending now
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Top 10 cruise destinations trending now

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

Latest data from cruise industry records indicates that consumer interest in travel continues to thrive, and consumers are requesting quotes and booking ... Read More

COVID-19 slashes global tourism revenue by $316 billion
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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

Passengers flock to private jet flights to lower COVID-19 risks
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Passengers flock to private jet flights to lower COVID-19 risks

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

The private jet industry felt similar shockwaves to the rest of the aviation sector at the start of the COVID-19 ... Read More

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

Capella Bangkok hotel opens on the banks of Chao Phraya River
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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
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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

Most popular October 2020 cruise trends revealed
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Most popular October 2020 cruise trends revealed

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

The latest edition of the CruiseTrends report for the month of October 2020 was released today. The report details a picture of trends ... 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
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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

Enchanted Princess joins Princess Cruises fleet
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Enchanted Princess joins Princess Cruises fleet

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

The newly completed Enchanted Princess was delivered to Princess Cruises today in an official handover ceremony presented via live streaming ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces three new properties
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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

US only region to not return to hotel profitability
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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!
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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
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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

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
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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

Absolute Hotel Service expands to Laos with Eastin Hotel Vientiane
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Absolute Hotel Service expands to Laos with Eastin Hotel Vientiane

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020

The Absolute Hotel Services group announced the first hotel in Laos to add in the company portfolio.   The Eastin Hotel ... Read More

Princess Cruises sells Sun Princess and Sea Princess
Cruise Industry News

Princess Cruises sells Sun Princess and Sea Princess

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

Today, the international premium cruise line, Princess Cruises, announced the sale of two of its ships, Sun Princess and Sea ... Read More

CLIA: New health protocols will help to resume cruise operations in the Americas
Cruise Industry News

CLIA: New health protocols will help to resume cruise operations in the Americas

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, announced today the adoption of mandatory core ... Read More

Summer travel analyzed: Booking numbers significantly fell in August
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Summer travel analyzed: Booking numbers significantly fell in August

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

Travel industry analysts have released a monthly consumer intent and demand insights for August, analyzing the peak summer period. The ... Read More

Costa’s cruises return to Genoa
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Costa’s cruises return to Genoa

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 19, 2020

Costa Cruises, the leading cruise line in Europe and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, announced that Costa Diadema ... Read More

Experience St. Regis San Francisco’s Signature Rituals from Home
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Experience St. Regis San Francisco’s Signature Rituals from Home

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 17, 2020

The St. Regis San Francisco, the city’s premier address for luxury accommodations, gracious service and timeless elegance, is sharing tips ... Read More

UNWTO backs strong, united plan for global tourism
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UNWTO backs strong, united plan for global tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 17, 2020

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in-person and virtually for its 112th session. This was ... Read More

Santiburi Koh Samui appoints a Swiss general manager
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Santiburi Koh Samui appoints a Swiss general manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 15, 2020

Santiburi Koh Samui, the high-end, experience-driven beachfront retreat on Samui’s north shore, has appointed Mr. Alexandre Frenkel as its new ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions
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Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have ... Read More

Dominica’s Citizenship-by-Investment-funded Secret Bay Resort is expanding
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Dominica’s Citizenship-by-Investment-funded Secret Bay Resort is expanding

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 12, 2020

The Commonwealth of Dominica's Secret Bay Resort has recently announced that it will be adding four new, two-story villas to ... Read More

Travel Partnership Corporation Announces Creation of .Travel SmartConnect
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Travel Partnership Corporation Announces Creation of .Travel SmartConnect

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020

Since 2005, .Travel has been the exclusive domain name extension for the travel and tourism industry. Small and medium size ... Read More

Luxury Fairmont hotel brand arrives to Australia for the first time
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Luxury Fairmont hotel brand arrives to Australia for the first time

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 10, 2020

Accor will bring the luxury Fairmont brand to Australia for the first time, with the announcement that the Fairmont Port ... Read More