Tag: Disney

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:55 0

Orlando, named the first-ever "City of the Year" by GayCites.com, promotes inclusivity with welcoming events, nightlife and activities. Orlando has also been named the world's ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:45 0

Benchmark has appointed Jason Epsenhart director of facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located near Walt Disney World in ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:02 0

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie Genade, Executive Director of 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

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 23:55 0

With a collection of new initiatives, Disney Cruise Line is aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. The debut ... Read More

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel opens in China’s innovation hub

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel opens in China’s innovation hub

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 19:00 0

Aloft Hotels, Marriott International's innovation incubator brand for global travelers, today opens the brand new 191-room Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Hotel, bringing high-tech, modern style and ... Read More

A dog’s paradise unveiled at Melia Orlando Suite Hotel

A dog’s paradise unveiled at Melia Orlando Suite Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 17:52 0

Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, a hotel near the magic of Disney World and Universal Studios, has just opened a dedicated Dog Recreation Park ... Read More

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

editor editor- March 29, 2019 20:09 0

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney water parks, ESPN ... 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

Is there a right way to take a Staycation?

Is there a right way to take a Staycation?

editor editor- March 25, 2019 22:19 0

Can you really not go anywhere and call it a vacation? Even more importantly, can you take time off, stay at home or go away, ... Read More

Mass Panic during Disneyland Paris “Terror Attack” Today

Mass Panic during Disneyland Paris “Terror Attack” Today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 09:07 0

It was a busy and exciting weekend for Disneyland in Paris, France. Terror, shots, and a mass panic was on the list of uncalled adventures ... 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

Benchmark appoints new Director Food & Beverage, Villas of Grand Cypress, Orlando

Benchmark appoints new Director Food & Beverage, Villas of Grand Cypress, Orlando

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:19 0

Benchmark has named Reginald Campbell director of food & beverage for Villas of Grand Cypress, a Gemstone Collection property located in Orlando, Florida. Mark Cox, ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

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

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ahead of schedule at Disneyland ... Read More

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 23:03 0

Spirit Airlines today unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15 0

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition ... Read More

Skal International Orlando announces 2019 meeting venues and speakers

Skal International Orlando announces 2019 meeting venues and speakers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 19:20 0

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business and helping communities locally, nationally ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort welcomes new hotel manager

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort welcomes new hotel manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 00:35 0

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has named Robert M. Allen hotel manager. He will oversee operations of the 2,270-room property. Allen brings ... Read More

New Global Operations Manager at iWorld of Travel

New Global Operations Manager at iWorld of Travel

editor editor- January 24, 2019 00:40 0

IWorld of Travel announced the addition of Joe Sayers to the corporate team headquartered in Florida, effective immediately, as the new Global Operations Manager. Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association to honor Miami tourism pioneer

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association to honor Miami tourism pioneer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 01:15 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) will present the Hanns Ebensten Hall of Fame Award to George Neary, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ tourism, during ... Read More

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

editor editor- January 10, 2019 20:04 0

New study shows men have a more active social (media) life, admitting to using the hashtag multiple times a day while on holiday. Read More

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 18:38 0

Fancy escaping the harsh winter with a lush tropical cruise getaway? Good news: prices for many cruises in January 2019 are significantly lower than they ... Read More

Disneyland Resort welcomes Rose Bowl game-bound teams

Disneyland Resort welcomes Rose Bowl game-bound teams

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 01:10 0

The Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Washington Huskies, have won berths in the 2019 Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual in Pasadena, Calif., and their ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new director of food & beverage

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new director of food & beverage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 18:05 0

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has promoted Luciano Sperduto to director of food and beverage from his previous role as assistant director. ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new executive chef

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new executive chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 11:32 0

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has promoted Dan Herman to executive chef from his previous role as executive sous chef. Chef Herman ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays

Travel better with children during the holidays

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 10:25 0

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. Of those travelers who responded ... Read More

Four Seasons to pop down on KISMET superyacht

Four Seasons to pop down on KISMET superyacht

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018 14:10 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will present the third installment of its original global event series in Miami aboard KISMET, a custom designed 95 metre ... Read More

Bali hosts world’s biggest media brands at APOS 2013

Bali hosts world’s biggest media brands at APOS 2013

editor editor- May 2, 2013 03:22 0

JIMBARAN, Bali, Indonesia – Disney, FOX, NBC, Sony, HBO, MNC Indonesia and BBC Worldwide gathered in Bali for the fourth annual Asia-Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit ... Read More

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