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Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:13 0

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' preferences, behaviours, and pet peeves. ... Read More

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:44 0

As we approach the first day of summer, Canadians are looking for the perfect spots to soak up some sun. OpenTable, today named Canada's 100 ... Read More

United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express

United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 15:38 0

United Airlines today named Sarah Murphy senior vice president of United Express, where she will oversee the carrier's extensive regional network, product, customer service, operations ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:40 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's International Terminal Building, known as Pier ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:23 0

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries and fruit orchards. The main ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:40 0

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build resilience to a changing climate. ... Read More

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 18:51 0

Benchmark has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio. The 258-guest room Skamania Lodge is set ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04 0

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07 0

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 ... 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

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 17:30 0

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and vibrant industries in our country. ... 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

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 00:12 0

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as Careers in Hospitality Month. To ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11 0

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:51 0

Benchmark has named Francis Vidal director of aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located in Monticello, ... Read More

New team member at The Pod Hotels

New team member at The Pod Hotels

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:46 0

The Pod Hotels is striving to address the rapidly-increasing demand for affordable lifestyle hotels targeted at progressive-minded and budget-conscious travelers who are creative and ambitious ... Read More

BD Hotels plans rapid expansion, hires Head Of Acquisitions & Development

BD Hotels plans rapid expansion, hires Head Of Acquisitions & Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:14 0

BD Hotels today announces the appointment of Rani Gharbie as the Head of Acquisitions & Development for The Pod Hotels, BD Hotel’s highly profitable micro-hotel ... Read More

Visitors to Walter E. Washington Convention Center encouraged to ask Alexa

Visitors to Walter E. Washington Convention Center encouraged to ask Alexa

editor editor- April 10, 2019 02:47 0

Through a strategic partnership between Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, and Volara, the voice hub for the ... Read More

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:01 0

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or spotting alligators in the Everglades, ... Read More

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 23:45 0

Holland America Line guests looking to bask in the Mexican Riviera's sun-kissed climate and vibrant culture will have 20 cruises and three ships to choose ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:55 0

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports took more than $68 billion ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

editor editor- February 21, 2019 21:35 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, as its new national chair. ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25 0

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation ... Read More

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019 21:34 0

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Cunard returns to Alaska in 2020

Cunard returns to Alaska in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:22 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard today announced that it will spend a full season in Alaska from June through September in 2020 on newly-refit Queen Elizabeth. ... Read More

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 16:46 0

Seasoned travel experts partnered with some of the world’s top travel influencers to produce the compelling list of top Instagram-worthy travel destinations for 2019. This ... Read More

Boeing delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 16:10 2

Boeing today delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling ... Read More

American Airlines launches 18 new routes, adds seats to Paris and Madrid

American Airlines launches 18 new routes, adds seats to Paris and Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 05:05 0

American Airlines is opening up new options for summer travel with additional flights to more cities across the U.S. as well as two new flights ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49 1

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had ... Read More

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