Tag: Dominican

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05 0

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 21:05 0

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to respond," a spokesperson of the ... Read More

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 14:56 0

The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic:  Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019 01:26 0

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious and unexplained circumstances. Are the ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:56 2

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019 19:40 0

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:55 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales S.L.), a company ... Read More

Top Easter season destinations for US travelers revealed

Top Easter season destinations for US travelers revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:20 0

Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom are among the most popular destinations for travelers in the U.S.1 this Easter period, according to analysis conducted by ... Read More

Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts rebranded

Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts rebranded

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:39 0

With a mission to exceed guests' highest expectations in every aspect possible, Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts has become the Caribbean's most trusted name ... Read More

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:42 0

American tourists, Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were set to return to their Mount Vernon, New York, home on March 27, at 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 3

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

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:51 0

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important development in Russian travel but ... 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

ILTM Latin America 2019: Record number of agents from new destinations

ILTM Latin America 2019: Record number of agents from new destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 16:47 0

ILTM Latin America 2019, regional event for the luxury travel industry, will welcome this year more of the most productive agents from Brazil and Latin ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31 0

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08 0

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48 0

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to ... Read More

Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan GM elected President of European Hotel Managers Association

Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan GM elected President of European Hotel Managers Association

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 00:40 0

Ezio A. Indiani, General Manager Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan and EHMA National Delegate Italy since 2010, has been elected President during the 46th ... Read More

Holidays Network Group adds luxury Dominican Republic resort to its exclusive portfolio of lifestyle products and vacation experiences

Holidays Network Group adds luxury Dominican Republic resort to its exclusive portfolio of lifestyle products and vacation experiences

editor editor- February 21, 2019 18:04 0

Holidays Network Group (HNG) today introduced Ancora Punta Cana; its first Dominican Republic-based luxury vacation offering. The 299-unit, all-suite property is located in a high-end ... Read More

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 15:05 0

American Airlines is getting ready for a big summer in Charlotte with more flights, new destinations and a refreshed Admirals Club, which reopens today. The ... Read More

Baku hosts 18th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

Baku hosts 18th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 16:19 0

18th Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair (AITF) 2019, will be held in Baku from April 4 to April 6, 2019. WHOLE WORLD. ONE EXHIBITION ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 19:20 0

OTDYKH Leisure is back September 10-12 2019 with its 25th edition of the world-renowned travel expo. The expo will showcase an impressive 900 exhibitors from ... Read More

Iberostar announces 7 new hotel openings in 2019

Iberostar announces 7 new hotel openings in 2019

editor editor- January 31, 2019 02:07 0

Last year proved crucial in the consolidation of Iberostar’s positioning strategy, with the hotel chain making major progress in this area. Iberostar Group’s turnover for ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 19:10 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the 37th Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM), being hosted in Jamaica later this month, will welcome 140 buyers — the ... Read More

Southwest Airlines Jet bridge at BWI airport collapsed: What will be done about it?

Southwest Airlines Jet bridge at BWI airport collapsed: What will be done about it?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:55 0

A defective metal bracket on the jet bridge that collapsed and injured six people at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday will be replaced also ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:17 0

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to promote the destination, adding its ... Read More

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

editor editor- December 13, 2018 14:38 0

Green Globe recently recertified the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort in the Dominican Republic awarding the property an outstanding compliance score of 91%.  Read More

Five Spanish hotel companies continue commitment to future of young Dominicans

Five Spanish hotel companies continue commitment to future of young Dominicans

editor editor- December 5, 2018 16:46 0

On December 3, there was a graduation ceremony for 48 Dominican students who participated in the fourth class of the Chance project. Read More

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