Tag: Business

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

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

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
People in Travel & Tourism

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates
Airline News

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO
People in Travel & Tourism

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

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

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco
Hotel & Resort News

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has been selected by an affiliate of Westbrook Partners, ... Read More

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest
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Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight
Airline News

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation
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Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

editor editor- June 13, 2019

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

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

editor editor- June 13, 2019

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

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities
Airline News

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

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

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon
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First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

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

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai
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Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

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

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management
People in Travel & Tourism

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

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 ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

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

Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation
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Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

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

WestJet – buy business, get gold
Airport news

WestJet – buy business, get gold

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

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

Ryanair acquires Malta Air
Airline News

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

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

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

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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

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

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston
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Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

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

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut
Airline News

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

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

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
Transportation News

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis
Hotel & Resort News

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

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

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
Travel Technology News

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch
Meeting Industry News

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) finalized the form and content of ... Read More

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada
Tourism News

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada

editor editor- June 12, 2019

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has officially launched its summer campaign for 2019: “Brilliant Barbados Fly into Savings.” The promotion, ... Read More

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius
Airline News

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe in ... Read More

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