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SMEI, Honolulu Chapter, welcomes Mayor Peter Carlisle

Honolulu, Hawaii – Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), Honolulu Chapter is proud to announce that Mayor Peter Carlisle, City and County of Honolulu, will be a guest speaker at a din

Drug cartels tightening control over Mexico’s most important tourist resort

MEXICO CITY – The arrest of Cancun's mayor on suspicion of protecting two violent drug gangs as he campaigned for governor has heightened fears that cartels are muscling their way into Mexican polit

Reno mayor “embarrassed” by proposed tourist slogan

RENO, NV - The mayor called it "embarrassing" and says it makes a "laughing stock" out of the city of Reno.

Mayor of London to open 30th World Travel Market

Mayor of London Boris Johnson is to open the 30th World Travel Market at ExCeL-London on Monday, November 9.

Riga’s mayor: “I’m sick of drunk rowdy British tourists”

RIGA — Latvia's capital Riga is fed up with unruly British tourists who head to the city for boozy holidays, damaging its reputation among other would-be visitors, its mayor said in an interview pub

HTA finally votes to bring Pro Bowl back to Hawaii

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) board voted 9 to 1 today to bring the Pro Bowl back to Hawaii’s Aloha Stadium.

Presenting Berlin as the partner of the German Pavilion for Children’s...

BERLIN – Some significant anniversaries are being celebrated in the youth travel sector at ITB Berlin: it is 20 years since the Berlin Wall fell, the Youth Travel Center is ten years old, and the YI

Ken Livingstone wins coveted Tourism Society Award

Former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, was awarded the 2008 Tourism Society Award to mark his recognition of the importance of tourism to London and his support for the tourism industry throughout h

LAX workers back on the job today

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 29, 2008) - Hundreds of workers providing services "from curb to cabin" are back on the job at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today after a landmark strike that highli

Crete mayor has had enough of British drunks

The mayor of a Crete town has grown so exasperated with the rowdy, drunken behaviour of British tourists that he has demanded action from the British government.

Detroit tourism discouraged by mayor’s jailing

Larry Alexander, president and CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, was wooing out-of-town business leaders at the PGA golf championship this morning when news broke of Mayor Kwame K

Army on the streets of Rome will frighten away tourists, says...

He was elected on a right-wing platform of law and order and has vowed to dismantle Roma camps and reduce street crime.

D.C. Mayor leaves “Destination D.C.” high and dry

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty's $5.7 billion budget for 2009 - which was approved last week by the D.C. Council - does not include funding to help lure visitors to the city.