Tag: Florida

Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus
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Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 18, 2020

Hawaii is trying hard to make it impossible for tourists to visit the Aloha State during the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. ... Read More

Florida Stay-at-Home Finally Ordered by Governor DeSantis
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Florida Stay-at-Home Finally Ordered by Governor DeSantis

editor editor- April 1, 2020

After first consulting with President Trump, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The ... Read More

Travel to the USA: Prepared for an Unexpected U-turn?
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Travel to the USA: Prepared for an Unexpected U-turn?

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 9, 2020

When boarding Lufthansa flight 480 from Munich, Germany, to Miami, Florida, on my first trip of travel to the USA, ... Read More

St. Kitts hosts Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Operations Team
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St. Kitts hosts Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Operations Team

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

Off the heels two consecutive record-setting cruise seasons, Minister of Tourism the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant in conjunction with the ... Read More

Spirit Airlines to buy up to 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft
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Spirit Airlines to buy up to 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

Airbus and Spirit Airlines, an ultra-low-cost US carrier, based in South Florida, have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding for ... Read More

Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed
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Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed

editor editor- October 16, 2019

A tourist playing poker at the Hard Rock Casino in Broward, Florida, was drugged by 2 women, taken back to ... Read More

New General Manager named for Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
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New General Manager named for Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Bill Lee general manager of the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville. The property, located in ... Read More

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

Bearded Hemingway hopefuls to vie for Look-Alike title in Key West
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Bearded Hemingway hopefuls to vie for Look-Alike title in Key West

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

It helps to have a ruddy complexion, a beard, a stocky build or any other attribute that increases a resemblance ... Read More

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction
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Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating “green” ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
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Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US
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British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

British Airways, thanks to its partnership with American Airlines, added three direct flights from Italy to its US offer: New ... Read More

Summer begins in the Palm beaches
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Summer begins in the Palm beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Summer break has begun. With almost three months until kids head back to the classroom, savvy parents looking to outwit ... Read More

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary
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“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO
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Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military
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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line: Fall 2020 tropical destinations
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Disney Cruise Line: Fall 2020 tropical destinations

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

In fall 2020, Disney Cruise Line will enchant guests of all ages with Halloween and winter holiday celebrations on sailings ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled
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Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019
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Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX
People in Travel & Tourism

Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Benchmark has named Olivier C. Gaupin director of culinary operations, a newly created position to further enhance Benchmark’s food and ... Read More

Hotel Bella Grace under new management
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Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel Bella Grace is situated in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood of downtown Charleston, S.C. The 50-room luxury boutique hotel is ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer
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Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed ... Read More

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico
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SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends
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Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you
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Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up ... Read More

Cambria Hotels: Break openings record
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Cambria Hotels: Break openings record

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans
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CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019
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Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019

editor editor- May 31, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is to jump on a superb start this June as the team will be conducting ... Read More

Disneyland unveils Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
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Disneyland unveils Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

A ceremony was held in Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California to unveil Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the largest and most ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development
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Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Mitch Garrett vice president of business development. Jarrad Evans, senior vice president, business development & strategy, made ... Read More

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named
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2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, 2019 Best & Worst Cities for ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack
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Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale
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Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Construction has begun on the Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. and developed by Hotel ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More