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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

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

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

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

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair
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Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

editor editor- June 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day
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Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

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

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet
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Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced
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First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

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

Tourism Marketing for the summer months
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Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

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

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board
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Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

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

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary
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Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

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

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown
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Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

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

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

editor editor- May 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

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

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments
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InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide the ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !
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MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains
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Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a ... Read More

India Tourism: Fore! on the golf course
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India Tourism: Fore! on the golf course

editor editor- April 30, 2019

During a presentation by the Ministry of Tourism at the Indian golf & Turf Expo (IGTE), Mr. Venkatesan Dhattareyan, Deputy ... Read More

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt
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Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day ... Read More