Tag: D.C.

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019 01:10 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 20:15 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 19:30 0

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

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:31 0

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 financial statement figures, with double-digit ... 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

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

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 00:54 0

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

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

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

editor editor- April 19, 2019 01:50 2

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel announced the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales and marketing for both boutique hotels ... 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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 0

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:07 0

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport to 5 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:43 1

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

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:01 0

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

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

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

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00 0

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

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45 0

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

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:15 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:13 0

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

Madame Tussauds Orlando reveals two additions to Justice League

Madame Tussauds Orlando reveals two additions to Justice League

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 20:25 0

Madame Tussauds Orlando's action-packed Justice League: A Call for Heroes experience is growing at LIGHTNING speed with the addition of, not one, but TWO new ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019 02:04 0

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. Travel Association’s Board of Directors ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:08 0

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. The innovative hotel group will operate ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30 0

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:25 0

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of six daily nonstop flights to ... 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

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

editor editor- February 16, 2019 01:53 0

Ever since Trump became President of the United States, how have his hotels been doing? Many feared he would use his political position to advance ... Read More

Kenya Airways joins Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show 2019 edition

Kenya Airways joins Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show 2019 edition

editor editor- February 11, 2019 20:23 0

Bringing more visibility and creating awareness about the Seychelles islands were only two of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) missions during their participation at the ... Read More

Mineta San Jose International Airport celebrates 70 years

Mineta San Jose International Airport celebrates 70 years

editor editor- February 1, 2019 22:22 0

On February 1, 1949, pioneering aviation leaders officially dedicated San Jose Municipal Airport, ushering in modern-day passenger service for the local community after 10 years ... Read More

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