Tag: D.C.

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels
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W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics
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Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta
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W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019
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Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

Cosplaying and other cool things at Comic-Con
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Cosplaying and other cool things at Comic-Con

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Although cosplaying is something which takes place across the world, from South Korea to Australia and even Belgium, it's arguably ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel
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Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

WhyHotel announced plans to launch a new pop-up hotel in Houston, Texas. It is the company's first location outside of ... Read More

WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion
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WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

WoodSpring Suites has started 2019 with coast-to-coast expansion as one of Choice Hotels International fastest-growing brands. "Every month since the ... Read More

Spirit Airlines launches new daily service from Nashville International Airport
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Spirit Airlines launches new daily service from Nashville International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Are you ready for some live music and hot chicken? Spirit Airlines is bringing its new service to Nashville, Tennessee. ... Read More

Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019
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Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019

editor editor- May 31, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is to jump on a superb start this June as the team will be conducting ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights
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With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor
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San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, the iconic South of Market hotel, is proud to announce that its longtime employee, Drew Tenerio, ... Read More

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism
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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained ... Read More

Start Me Up in June: Rolling Stones announce re-scheduled North American tour
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Start Me Up in June: Rolling Stones announce re-scheduled North American tour

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

The Rolling Stones announced the rescheduling of their 2019 ‘No Filter’ North American tour in full. All the cities from ... Read More

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway
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2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

With summer approaching, 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations report compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing
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Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
Travel Destination

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians
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Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international ... Read More

New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel
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New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel

editor editor- April 19, 2019

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel announced the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales and ... Read More

New team member at The Pod Hotels
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New team member at The Pod Hotels

editor editor- April 17, 2019

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

BD Hotels plans rapid expansion, hires Head Of Acquisitions & Development
People in Travel & Tourism

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

BD Hotels today announces the appointment of Rani Gharbie as the Head of Acquisitions & Development for The Pod Hotels, ... Read More

Visitors to Walter E. Washington Convention Center encouraged to ask Alexa
Travel Technology News

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

editor editor- April 10, 2019

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

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
Business Travel News

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA
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Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv
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Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Israel has about 9 million inhabitants and annually receives more than 4 million visitors. TAP Air Portugal landed its inaugural ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights
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Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board
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IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
Travel Associations News

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism
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IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments
Travel Associations News

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC ... Read More

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart
Travel Destination

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
International Visitor News

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash
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ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

According to the Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, who is considered a titan of the aviation industry, the captain on ET 302 after ... Read More

Madame Tussauds Orlando reveals two additions to Justice League
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Madame Tussauds Orlando reveals two additions to Justice League

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Madame Tussauds Orlando's action-packed Justice League: A Call for Heroes experience is growing at LIGHTNING speed with the addition of, ... Read More

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