Tag: Americas

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:18 0

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model to its world-class fleet with ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30 0

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 16:45 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group officially launched help alliance Americas as a sub-organization of its long-standing aid organization, help alliance worldwide. help alliance is the aid ... Read More

Four Seasons redefines Los Cabos

Four Seasons redefines Los Cabos

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 23:54 0

Set against the majestic backdrop of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains on the East Cape of the Baja California Peninsula, the all-new Four Seasons ... Read More

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 20:05 0

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 May) when 400 global luxury ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37 0

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42 0

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:05 0

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster entry into the UK. The ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28 0

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join ... Read More

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:55 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management next year ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15 2

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39 0

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:01 0

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today revealed its new all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, to thousands of IHG owners and operators at its Americas Investors & Leadership ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:18 0

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced that it is ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:46 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:02 0

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to ... Read More

Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking

Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 02:05 0

Cambria Hotels is doubling its Music City presence as Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Athena Hospitality Group,LLC, announced the start of construction on the brand's ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:10 0

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) allied membership at ... Read More

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 19:20 1

Hotelbeds has confirmed, ahead of its MarketHub Americas event, it has 43,000 uniquely contracted hotels in the Americas region, including North, Central and South America. ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 15:30 0

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this week reached the historic figure ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 01:31 0

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans to retire from the Company ... Read More

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

editor editor- April 18, 2019 20:59 0

Tour operators visiting the Seychelles stand at the World Travel Market in Cape Town last week have expressed their confidence in the island destination, as ... Read More

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:05 0

Today, Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces Marriott International across the United States as the official hotel sponsor for United Stories. ... Read More

The Travel & Adventure Show San Francisco, USA

The Travel & Adventure Show San Francisco, USA

editor editor- April 9, 2019 22:45 0

The Seychelles Islands marked its presence through its marketing body Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), as it exhibited at the Travel & Adventure Show 2019 edition. ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:16 0

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a Los Angeles hospital after a ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45 0

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly ... Read More

The Set Hotels announces key staffing changes

The Set Hotels announces key staffing changes

editor editor- April 6, 2019 18:36 0

The Set Hotels, comprised of the Hôtel Lutetia in Paris, the Hotel Café Royal in London, and the Conservatorium in Amsterdam announced several key staff ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:48 0

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host for the World Travel & ... Read More

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