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Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:33 0

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to use their RVs as much ... Read More

Life of a student traveler

Life of a student traveler

editor editor- May 21, 2019 21:46 0

As the world becomes more advanced in technology, the educational sector is evolving. From the way students are taught in colleges to the various approaches ... 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

Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest

Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:03 0

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed April Egloff as Director of Sales Midwest. Ms. Egloff will concentrate on the US Midwest region and comes to Teneo ... Read More

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019 23:28 0

An iconic red London bus will take centre stage in the UK & Ireland area of WTM London 2019. Buyers looking to include unique tours of the ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 00:30 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach to hospitality in the Philippines ... Read More

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 19:05 0

Vancouver Airport Authority's Board of Directors has elected Annalisa King , an award-winning business executive, as Chair of its Board of Directors. Annalisa replaces Mary ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04 3

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because ... 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 1

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

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59 0

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:03 0

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected new member of its robust Finance ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 20:10 0

Today, the Underground Donut Tour, Chicago's Original Donut Tour, is expanding beyond the Windy City to the City of Roses – Portland, OR. The Underground ... Read More

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 15:30 0

President Trump offered some unsolicited advice to aviation giant Boeing on how to tackle the problems with its Boeing 737 MAX model after worldwide grounding. ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:59 0

Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and ... Read More

What smart travelers know

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56 0

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, ... Read More

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:34 0

W Hotels Worldwide,  what is part of Marriott International, today announced the signing of W Bali – Ubud, the brand's newest W Escape. W Bali – ... 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

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:15 0

Milan Bergamo Airport has announced that from 1 September 2019, UK flag carrier and oneworld member, British Airways, will begin operations from the airport. As ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference

Nepal Tourism Board participates in 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference

editor editor- March 16, 2019 18:02 0

Held at the Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre from March 13-April 15, was the 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29 0

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32 0

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month ... 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

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25 0

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are ... Read More

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 16:10 0

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of North Island - one of ... 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

KASA Hotel Collection names new Chief Marketing Officer

KASA Hotel Collection names new Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 19:07 0

KASA Hotel Collection announces the appointment of Pablo Gonzalez as Chief Marketing Officer of KASA Hotel Collection in Mexico. KASA Hotel Collection currently operates one ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 17:10 0

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature for the upcoming spring months, ... Read More

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