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Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’
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Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

Christopher Columbus’ replica ship to sail back to America for Tall Ships Erie 2019
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Christopher Columbus’ replica ship to sail back to America for Tall Ships Erie 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A replica of the ship that discovered America will start its next exploration at Lake Erie. The historic NAO SANTA ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America
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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the ... Read More

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City
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St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

editor editor- June 11, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. Artists, ... 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

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

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda
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CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations at the Caribbean ... Read More

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group
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Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together
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U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

editor editor- June 4, 2019

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers ... 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

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal
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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission
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Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe
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New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts
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American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s ... Read More

Airbnb now available in Arabic
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Airbnb now available in Arabic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Airbnb announced that its global accommodation and experiences platform will be available in Arabic to enable its growing community across ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate
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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?
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How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership ... 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

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference
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Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM
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Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy
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Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners
Meeting Industry News

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - ... Read More

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association
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Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Diamond Resorts was recognized by the American Resort Development Association with one of the vacation ownership industry's top awards for ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment
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Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019

A report released on behalf of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) calls on state and local government leaders to ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills
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The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre
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Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a ... Read More

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year
People in Travel & Tourism

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Chief Executive magazine announced today that Arne M. Sorenson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, has been ... Read More

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter
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Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, ... Read More

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa
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19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels
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misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board
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IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
Meeting Industry News

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits
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Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and ... Read More