Tag: marketplace

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 16:45 0

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

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

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

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22 0

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 to help promote and empower ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04 3

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

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:10 1

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

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18 0

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 00:36 0

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - inclusive of 56 tour operators, ... Read More

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 02:50 0

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

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019 21:15 2

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

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

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 22:43 0

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

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:05 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:16 0

Chief Executive magazine announced today that Arne M. Sorenson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, has been named 2019 Chief Executive of ... Read More

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:01 0

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

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

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 07:25 0

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.  Underpinning a strong ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01 0

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

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:29 0

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

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

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

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 0

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

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

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

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11 1

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:05 0

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019 23:50 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, Germany, where he has been ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019 21:32 0

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue Mountain Coffee. The Ministry of ... Read More

Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 17:03 0

In keeping with its objective to foster strategic growth of culinary tourism as a product niche for Jamaica, the Gastronomy Network of TEF’s Linkages Network ... Read More

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:04 0

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready to attend the 53rd edition ... Read More

U.S. Travel hires new Industry Relations VP

U.S. Travel hires new Industry Relations VP

editor editor- February 25, 2019 21:04 0

The U.S. Travel Association this week announced its hiring of Angie Briggs as vice president of industry relations. Briggs comes to U.S. Travel from Miles ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:10 0

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network with suppliers and other key ... Read More

Organizational changes and retailing investment focus support ATPCO’s road to transformation

Organizational changes and retailing investment focus support ATPCO’s road to transformation

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:21 0

One year following its acquisition of Routehappy, the first for the 54-year-old company, ATPCO announced that it has fully integrated Routehappy into the organization, bolstering ... Read More

Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors

Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 00:35 0

55 destination street signs in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, have been translated into Chinese language, according to Elena Plis, director of the Information and ... Read More

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