Tag: business travelers

Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign

Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 01:02 0

Marriott International today announced its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, "Room for Possibility," spotlighting the portfolio's brands that enable business travelers the freedom to ... Read More

American Airlines adds flights to the South

American Airlines adds flights to the South

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:40 1

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever to get somewhere warm. Two ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30 1

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive year for tourism growth. Elliott ... Read More

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:50 0

Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand native forestry projects through the ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:55 0

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25 0

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48 0

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei. By ... Read More

Pride Group of Hotels unveils Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot

Pride Group of Hotels unveils Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:50 0

The Pride Group of Hotels, which manages 14 Hotels and Resorts across India announced the inclusion of “Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot” as the ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and the two Presidents of both ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:42 2

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture partners KLM and Virgin Atlantic ... Read More

World’s largest Residence Inn by Marriott opens in Calgary

World’s largest Residence Inn by Marriott opens in Calgary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:50 0

Marriott International, Inc. has announced the opening of Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District, the largest property in the brand’s global portfolio. The Residence Inn Calgary ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:20 0

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:31 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:53 0

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:49 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:30 0

Edinburgh may be a top tourist and business destination, but its neighbor Glasgow is an equally fine Scottish city, with lots to do and some ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:30 1

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:20 0

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World ... Read More

Dubai – London Stansted now 2 times daily

Dubai – London Stansted now 2 times daily

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 10:17 0

Emirates today announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 1st July, 2019. The additional flight means ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 02:15 0

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate opportunities for leisure amid busy ... Read More

Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 19:27 0

Qatar Airways announced that it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25 0

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01 0

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, ... Read More

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:05 0

Emirates announced today it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019. Porto will ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

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

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with ... Read More

3 distinctive hotel openings highlight growth of Olympia Companies

3 distinctive hotel openings highlight growth of Olympia Companies

editor editor- February 15, 2019 00:27 0

The Olympia Companies has just come off a year of remarkable growth and development with the completion of three extraordinary new hotels: SOPHY Hyde Park ... Read More

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 19:40 0

As millennials make up a growing share of the workforce, they've begun to capitalize on a new, unofficial work perk. "Bleisure" travel – the trend ... Read More

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 19:05 0

Hilton and Hilton Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Taizhou, the latest addition to the market-leading flagship brand's portfolio in China. This ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:29 0

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée has been ... Read More

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