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Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial ... Read More

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, ... Read More

Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees

Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees

Many tourists will certainly steer clear from Vaticano cafe in Rome after a photograph, showing two tourists' bill totaling ... Read More

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

This is the title of the study day that was held at the Vatican Museums at the end of ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Benchmark has appointed Jason Epsenhart director of facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property ... Read More

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Many young adults are still going on holiday with their parents and expect their parents to pay for the ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an ... Read More

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private ... Read More

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year

Chief Executive magazine announced today that Arne M. Sorenson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, has ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

Have you heard of the JOLT Act? JOLT stands for Jobs Originated through Launching Travel. The Executive Vice President ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional ... Read More

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized the 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme “Sustainable Tourism ... Read More