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Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 08:06 0

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country that has turned to tourism ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:51 0

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached an agreement with Keck Seng ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41 0

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to travel specials available. Sri Lanka ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25 0

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of ... Read More

Tasting wines, blind

Tasting wines, blind

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 25, 2019 20:04 0

Tasting Blind Wine industry professionals (i.e., winemakers, writers, sommeliers, researchers, educators, buyers, sellers, importers, sales managers) have many ways to spend their days: Harvesting grapes, ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:47 0

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the implementation of the instructions of ... Read More

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019 01:02 0

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new government must give attention to ... Read More

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints new F&B Director

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints new F&B Director

editor editor- May 25, 2019 00:50 0

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali takes great pleasure to announce that Executive Chef, Mr. Manoj Rawat, has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage. ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 23:03 0

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan as ... Read More

The best Disney Park ever emerges with Frozen, Tangled, and Peter Pan

The best Disney Park ever emerges with Frozen, Tangled, and Peter Pan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 22:53 0

There is a lot of excitement for DisneySea, a new area called Fantasy Springs. The park is “perhaps” the best Disney Park ever planned. Construction ... Read More

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:27 0

The Drury Hotels operates a chain of mid-scale limited service hotels under the brands Drury Inn and Suites, Drury Inn, Drury Suites, Drury Plaza Hotel, ... Read More

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:35 0

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

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:08 0

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with the launch of a new, ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:16 0

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections with those involved in the ... Read More

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 18:51 0

Benchmark has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio. The 258-guest room Skamania Lodge is set ... Read More

The Bowery Hotel announces new Executive Chef

The Bowery Hotel announces new Executive Chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:00 0

The Bowery Hotel, a property located in New York's stylish and revitalized Bowery neighborhood, announced that Chef Andrea Taormina will lead the culinary charge at ... Read More

Visiting the USA? Amarillo, Texas is getting ready with new hotel projects

Visiting the USA? Amarillo, Texas is getting ready with new hotel projects

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 08:06 0

Amarillo, Texas is a unique and history-rich area located where the southern plains meet the desert. Amarillo and the surrounding Panhandle area are a unique ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:50 0

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now re-focus on the business at ... Read More

Four Seasons redefines Los Cabos

Four Seasons redefines Los Cabos

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 23:54 0

Set against the majestic backdrop of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains on the East Cape of the Baja California Peninsula, the all-new Four Seasons ... Read More

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:11 0

The most dynamic "new" resort hotel on Israel's Mediterranean shore town of Caesarea was unveiled, combining elegance and luxury with frissons of the playfulness, style ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 20:05 0

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 May) when 400 global luxury ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:15 0

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, cultural festivals and medical clinics ... Read More

Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China

Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 15:43 0

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Jiangxi Honglv Real Estate Company Limited to manage Dusit Thani Hot Springs Resort Wugongshan, Jiangxi, the ... Read More

Opening in 2019: Alva Hotel by Royal in Hong Kong

Opening in 2019: Alva Hotel by Royal in Hong Kong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:08 0

Alva Hotel by Royal opening in late 2019, is a new and exciting hospitality concept as part of the Royal portfolio under Sun Hung Kai ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 01:35 0

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both hotels opened in early May ... Read More

San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor

San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:40 0

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, the iconic South of Market hotel, is proud to announce that its longtime employee, Drew Tenerio, was one of just 10 ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04 0

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:40 0

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace Maldivas are 4- and 5-star hotels ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha ... Read More

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