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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres ... Read More

S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives

S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives

S Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of two highly-skilled and experienced general managers for its two new ... Read More

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts today unveils a new worldwide culinary program, elevating the ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture ... Read More

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today debuts the innovative Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented ... Read More

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

Tapping into the global popularity of Thai boxing (Muay Thai), The St. Regis Bangkok has unveiled the first Thai ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue:  Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in ... Read More

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Hilton ( announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and ... Read More

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – ... Read More

Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours

Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours

Mexico City is perhaps most widely known in the culinary world for its low-key yet delicious street food, with ... Read More

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: ... Read More

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

IMEX in Frankfurt returns on 21-23 May, bringing together business event professionals from around the world to meet and ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build ... Read More