Tag: FIT

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel
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Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Adriano Vences as General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, a ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels
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W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry
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Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta
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W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W ... Read More

United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express
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United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

United Airlines today named Sarah Murphy senior vice president of United Express, where she will oversee the carrier's extensive regional ... Read More

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments
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Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

editor editor- June 7, 2019

Canyon Ranch today announced new hires for its forthcoming brand extension - Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat, opening in Woodside, California, ... Read More

Aiden hotel opens first U.S. location
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Aiden hotel opens first U.S. location

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

 Aiden by Best Western today opens doors in Austin, Texas. The first U.S. location for the company's modern, suburban boutique ... 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

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts
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Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

Life of a student traveler
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Life of a student traveler

editor editor- May 21, 2019

As the world becomes more advanced in technology, the educational sector is evolving. From the way students are taught in ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability
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RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de ... Read More

Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest
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Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019
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Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City
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Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

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

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair
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Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

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

Would you travel nude or naked?
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Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
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Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

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

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

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019

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

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments
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Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour
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Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

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

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR
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TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

editor editor- April 5, 2019

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

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 29, 2019

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders
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Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

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

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick
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British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 16, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
People in Travel & Tourism

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief ... Read More

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