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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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 16:10 0

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

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 15:47 0

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since opening in 2016, the four-star ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:25 0

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish raised in Spain, has more than ... Read More

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 18:30 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has been selected by an affiliate of Westbrook Partners, a privately-owned, fully integrated real ... Read More

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 17:55 0

Benchmark has named Linda Maurer Global Account Manager-Southwest, a newly created position designed to develop and grow Benchmark’s group sales success in the regional southwest. ... Read More

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:39 0

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the Maple Leaf Lounge Express, located ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced ... Read More

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:09 0

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:03 0

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now responsible for the 25hours Hotel ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:00 0

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property is elegantly updated to revitalize ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 22:24 0

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is organized in partnership with South ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:45 0

Organizers of the OTDYKH Leisure Trade Fair are offering a range of unmissable B2B marketing events for exhibitors to partake in at the OTDYKH 2019 ... Read More

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25 0

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05 0

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the ... Read More

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:22 0

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, announced the expansion of its brand ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:42 0

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After receiving over 68,500 votes, the ... Read More

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 18:47 0

Vida Emirates Hills is an upscale lifestyle hotel  in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood has resented by Emaar Hospitality Group. The hotel ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:42 0

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June 11 in New York City, Minister ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:35 0

Benchmark has named Priya Chandnani vice president, revenue management. Greg Champion, president and COO, made the announcement. “It is with extreme pleasure that I welcome ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:15 0

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a 100-percent tax, with carbonated drinks ... Read More

How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?

How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:53 0

The revival of competition between Boeing and Airbus is expected to result in record delivery of the highly popular narrow-body platforms and a 9.4% year-on-year growth in production. Boeing and ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05 0

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the ... Read More

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:45 0

Airbus will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, taking place in Kuala ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation

Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 20:36 0

The 111-room Hilton Garden Inn Panama City is putting the final touches on their multimillion-dollar renovation following damage sustained from Hurricane Michael in October of ... Read More

WestJet – buy business, get gold

WestJet – buy business, get gold

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:34 0

"Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly until February 29, 2020 with the booking ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019 19:29 0

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and increase its fleet of 6 ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 18:47 0

The expansion of the Cambria Hotels is continued in South Carolina with opening of the Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview. Representatives from the hotel brand franchisor Choice ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 18:00 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air Show June 17 through 23, ... Read More

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