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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago
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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... 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

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport
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Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less
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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel
People in Travel & Tourism

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

Ascot is Europe’s leading serviced apartment brand at world travel awards 2019
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Ascot is Europe’s leading serviced apartment brand at world travel awards 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The Ascott  has won Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019 for its Citadines properties for the fourth year running, along ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics
Meeting Industry News

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’
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India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
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33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program
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RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate
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30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be ... Read More

National Rosé Day: Celebrate with Chicago Rosé
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National Rosé Day: Celebrate with Chicago Rosé

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Latitude Beverage, the innovative company behind national wine brands such as 90+ Cellars and Lila Wines, is bringing the party ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
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President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing ... 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

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report
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Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Air Canada today issued Citizens of the World, its 2018 corporate sustainability report. The report details the airline's progress in ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market
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Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- Canopy ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
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Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues
Responsible Tourism News

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival
Cultural Travel News

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month
Hotel & Resort News

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016
Hospitality Industry News

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week
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ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is celebrating the contributions and achievements of Australia’s First Nations people this National Reconciliation ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award
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Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award ... 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

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners
Airline News

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model ... Read More

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight
Airline News

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto ... Read More

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