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Home Minister: India will identify and expel all illegal immigrants

Home Minister: India will identify and expel all illegal immigrants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 22:48 0

India's Minister od Home Affairs announced on Wednesday that India will identify and expel all illegal immigrants from across the country. An exercise to identify ... Read More

Dubai court sentences drug-smuggling British tourist to 10 years in prison

Dubai court sentences drug-smuggling British tourist to 10 years in prison

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 19:46 0

A 31-year-old British visitor was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday, after she was arrested with 4.4kg of marijuana oil used in e-cigarettes ... Read More

Government Tolerance Exhibition to be held on sidelines of World Tolerance Summit in Dubai

Government Tolerance Exhibition to be held on sidelines of World Tolerance Summit in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 16:38 0

An exhibition titled “Government Tolerance Exhibition” will be held on the sidelines of World Tolerance Summit (WTS) from November 13-14 under the patronage of His ... Read More

Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia          

Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia          

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 17, 2019 08:08 0

Scott Garrett no longer leaves the country without his Global Rescue membership card in his wallet. Garrett’s incredible story about a life-threatening illness on safari ... Read More

US Ambassador celebrates Heathrow’s special security relationship with US during visit

US Ambassador celebrates Heathrow’s special security relationship with US during visit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 16, 2019 17:15 3

US Ambassador to the UK, Woody Johnson, praised Heathrow as the gateway underpinning the special relationship between the countries on a visit to the airport ... Read More

The Deadly New Prarie Hotel in Chicago is scene of a city with 41 shot over the weekend

The Deadly New Prarie Hotel in Chicago is scene of a city with 41 shot over the weekend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 16, 2019 07:47 0

The New Prarie Hotel in Chicago was the scene where 57-year-old George Bingham was shot on Saturday morning. His 24-year-old daughter was also shot and ... Read More

UK Salesperson of the Year joins World’s Leading Events Organizer

UK Salesperson of the Year joins World’s Leading Events Organizer

editor editor- July 16, 2019 01:53 0

Connections, the unique, international private community for decision makers in high-end travel has today announced that Robbie Jones, formerly awarded 2016 UK Salesperson of the Year for ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali announces new senior execs

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali announces new senior execs

editor editor- July 16, 2019 01:44 0

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali annonced the recent appointments of Ms. Chanelle Rose Garvey as Executive Assistant Manager to lead operational activities and Ms. ... Read More

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 19:12 0

Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored ... Read More

African Tourism Board giant step into the UK market

African Tourism Board giant step into the UK market

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 15, 2019 04:40 0

The Association of National Tourist Offices and Representatives  (ANTOR) recently joined the African Tourism Board as a member. At the same time, Representation Plus joined the ... Read More

Nine people killed in Sweden skydiving plane crash

Nine people killed in Sweden skydiving plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 14, 2019 16:41 0

According to Swedish emergency services, nine people were killed in a tourist plane crash in northern Sweden. The aircraft was being used by parachutists when ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Marketing Executive Marie Deeble Walker passed at age 58

Jamaica Tourism Marketing Executive Marie Deeble Walker passed at age 58

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2019 23:17 0

Jamaica tourism minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of former Jamaica Tourist Board marketing executive, Marie Deeble Walker. ... Read More

Hotel History: Hotel Man of the Half Century awarded 22 years after death

Hotel History: Hotel Man of the Half Century awarded 22 years after death

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- July 13, 2019 21:15 2

In 1950, the hotel industry named Ellsworth Milton Statler “Hotel Man of the Half Century,” even though he had been dead for 22 years. Statler’s ... Read More

Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO

Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019 16:05 0

Addis Ababa University conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree upon Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines at the University’s annual graduation ceremony held at the ... Read More

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences Welcome New GM

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences Welcome New GM

editor editor- July 13, 2019 01:50 0

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences has tapped Wolfgang Kiesel, a veteran of the hospitality industry, to join in the ranks as General ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. appoints 2 new GMs at Dahisar and Navi Mumbai hotels

Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. appoints 2 new GMs at Dahisar and Navi Mumbai hotels

editor editor- July 13, 2019 01:16 0

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed 2 new General Managers for its Royal Hometel Suites, Dahisar, and Majestic Court Sarovar Portico, Navi Mumbai hotels. Mr. ... Read More

Jamaica: Linkages increasing opportunities for Small Tourism Suppliers

Jamaica: Linkages increasing opportunities for Small Tourism Suppliers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019 23:15 0

A new marketing gateway is being opened by way of the tourism linkages strategy, for the “the ordinary Jamaican” to benefit from dollar resources of ... Read More

Chaos in Paris: Illegal migrants storm famous tourist site, demand ‘papers’

Chaos in Paris: Illegal migrants storm famous tourist site, demand ‘papers’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019 22:30 0

Several hundred illegal migrants today stormed the Pantheon – a popular Paris tourist site and mausoleum, where the most renowned French national heroes, such as ... Read More

Southwest Airlines promoted Stacy Malphurs to Vice President Supply Chain Management

Southwest Airlines promoted Stacy Malphurs to Vice President Supply Chain Management

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 12, 2019 18:55 0

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced the promotion of Stacy Malphurs to Vice President Supply Chain Management. Malphurs replaces Bill Tiffany, who recently left Southwest. Since joining Southwest in ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Finance, Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

Benchmark names new Director of Finance, Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019 18:41 0

Benchmark has appointed Diana Youngblood director of finance for the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Gainesville. ... Read More

New GM named at Sunshine Coast Airport

New GM named at Sunshine Coast Airport

editor editor- July 11, 2019 23:41 0

Sunshine Coast Airport in Australia announced Antonio Tolo as the new General Manager Property, Retail and Parking Services. Mr. Tolo is an experienced property development ... Read More

Noble House Hotels & Resorts appoints Troy Batten as Executive Chef for Jackson Hole Hotels & Spur Catering

Noble House Hotels & Resorts appoints Troy Batten as Executive Chef for Jackson Hole Hotels & Spur Catering

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019 19:39 0

Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., a hotel ownership and management group with an upscale portfolio of 20 distinct and visually captivating properties, is pleased ... Read More

$1 billion order: Qatar Airways buys 18 Gulfstream aircraft

$1 billion order: Qatar Airways buys 18 Gulfstream aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019 15:17 3

Qatar Airways announced a significant order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft during a ceremony at the White House on 9 July 2019 that was witnessed by ... Read More

US Secretary of State congratulates the Republic of Kiribati

US Secretary of State congratulates the Republic of Kiribati

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 19:11 0

US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo today congratulated the people of the Republic of Kiribati on the 40th anniversary of their independence: On behalf ... Read More

Changing priorities are impacting how and why Americans travel

Changing priorities are impacting how and why Americans travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 18:25 0

The findings of 2019 Portrait of American Travelers survey were released today. The results paint a picture of rapidly changing priorities amongst travelers, driven by growing ... Read More

Solomon Islands tourism ‘faces of tomorrow’ on display at ‘Mi Save Solo’

Solomon Islands tourism ‘faces of tomorrow’ on display at ‘Mi Save Solo’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 16:01 0

Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto has paid tribute to a team of Institute of Tourism & Hospitality lecturers and students in attendance at last ... Read More

Wharf Hotels appointed Balwin Yeung as Group Director Global Sales

Wharf Hotels appointed Balwin Yeung as Group Director Global Sales

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2019 06:49 0

Wharf Hotels has appointed Balwin Yeung as Group Director Global Sales, strengthening its sales force with Balwin as a dynamic new addition to its expanding ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers will vote on new union contract tomorrow

Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers will vote on new union contract tomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 02:26 1

Nearly 2,000 hotel workers of Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world and the largest hotel in Hawaii, who work in housekeeping, food ... Read More

Georgian tourism official: Russians canceled 60% of hotel bookings in Georgia

Georgian tourism official: Russians canceled 60% of hotel bookings in Georgia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 01:54 0

According to the founder and head of the Georgian Hotel and Restaurant Federation Shalva Alaverdashvili, the ban on direct air communication between Russia and Georgia ... Read More

Area15 announced new Director of Content and Cool S**t

Area15 announced new Director of Content and Cool S**t

editor editor- July 10, 2019 00:04 0

The newly-appointed director at Area15 loves his title. Las Vegas’ new immersive entertainment, retail and dining destination, AREA15, announces Chris Wink as the director of content ... Read More

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