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Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 00:30 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach to hospitality in the Philippines ... Read More

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 19:05 0

Vancouver Airport Authority's Board of Directors has elected Annalisa King , an award-winning business executive, as Chair of its Board of Directors. Annalisa replaces Mary ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:47 0

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the ... Read More

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 16:30 0

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM0H9rbqusw In addition to the ... Read More

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:55 0

In its latest report, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Paris the world's number one destination for meetings, outpacing the second-place holder, Vienna, ... 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

National Restaurant Association of India releases Food Services Report

National Restaurant Association of India releases Food Services Report

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 11, 2019 01:45 0

The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) released the NRAI India Food Services Report 2019 (NRAI IFSR 2019) on May 9, 2019 in New Delhi. ... Read More

Tourisme Montréal celebrates its 100th anniversary

Tourisme Montréal celebrates its 100th anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:20 0

Tourisme Montréal kicked off its 100th anniversary celebrations this morning. The organization was founded on October 8, 1919 by the Automobile Club of Canada with ... Read More

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:15 0

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. ... Read More

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:03 0

Air Transat announced that it will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its portfolio of fall and winter destinations. Beginning in November 2019 , the airline ... Read More

YQB 5K: 1,200 to run Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport’s runway

YQB 5K: 1,200 to run Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport’s runway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 19:50 0

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) will be holding the first YQB 5K, where some 1,200 participants will have ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17 0

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most ... Read More

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:10 1

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced this week the beaches, ports and sustainable boat tour operators in Europe for 2019. Spain boasts 669 Blue ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:40 0

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month of consecutive growth Figures reveal ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:15 0

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage the expansion of the route ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39 0

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23 0

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:25 0

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know that Sunset on the Beach ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose ... 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 0

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

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 00:45 0

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs across the Golden State. The ... Read More

Robert Binns named President of Air Wisconsin Airlines

Robert Binns named President of Air Wisconsin Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 00:10 0

Air Wisconsin Airlines announced that Robert (Rob) Binns has been appointed President of the airline. Rob will oversee all aspects of operations and performance initiatives ... Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints Executive Board member Thorsten Dirks for three more years

Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints Executive Board member Thorsten Dirks for three more years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 15:32 0

In today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG decided ahead of schedule to extend the contract with Thorsten Dirks by three years until ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34 0

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 23:07 0

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 battery-electric, zero-emission buses that will ... Read More

Sky View Observatory celebrates Seattle Pride through art, community and acceptance

Sky View Observatory celebrates Seattle Pride through art, community and acceptance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 20:01 0

As Seattle celebrates Pride in June for the forty-fifth year, Sky View Observatory elevates month-long activities to new heights at the tallest observatory in the ... Read More

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:52 0

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Arne Sorenson was diagnosed on Wednesday with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. Sorenson, 60, received the diagnosis ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:57 0

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered and rescued sea turtles and ... Read More

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