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‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:10 0

Planners from across the world experienced Hamburg first hand as part of a series of fam trips and events held recently in the city. Hamburg ... Read More

Dragon Boat Carnival is coming to Hong Kong

Dragon Boat Carnival is coming to Hong Kong

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:04 0

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival, a summer party organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and  the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association, will ... Read More

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:12 0

As announced by President Danny Faure in August 2018, the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the first settlement of Seychelles is to be held ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. The Korean War took place ... Read More

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30 1

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from ... Read More

Airbus: 81 aircraft delivered to 49 customers in May

Airbus: 81 aircraft delivered to 49 customers in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 20:15 0

Airbus booked an order for one ACJ320neo corporate jetliner in May and delivered 81 aircraft from all members of its in-production jetliner product line during ... Read More

Days Hotel  by Wyndham comes to New Zealand

Days Hotel by Wyndham comes to New Zealand

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 18:54 0

Days Inn by Wyndham came to New Zealand with the opening of a new landmark hotel, Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Hamilton. The addition ... Read More

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:47 0

In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts today unveils a new worldwide culinary program, elevating the brand's existing wellness offerings and helping ... Read More

Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco

Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:15 0

The Ascend Hotel Collection, by Choice Hotels International, Inc., is a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community. ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:13 0

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Board of Governors for a ... Read More

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:33 0

Red Roof is amping up its successful loyalty program, Redicard™, re-branding it as RediRewards™ and adding a slew of enticing, intuitive, components that reward guests ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019 01:27 0

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship in Saint Lucia. The Association, ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:46 0

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers from around the world—to meet ... Read More

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 19:09 0

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in the United States. Offered in ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44 0

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests ... Read More

Hotel Association of Los Angeles engages Veronica Perez to strengthen industry’s LA role

Hotel Association of Los Angeles engages Veronica Perez to strengthen industry’s LA role

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:19 0

The Hotel Association of Los Angeles (HALA) announced today that it has selected Veronica Perez & Associates as its lobbying firm to deepen the hotel ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue:  Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 15:22 0

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. Global Rescue goes into action when ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06 0

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

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:07 0

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag Brunch at Newark Liberty International ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 19:13 0

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

Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign

Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:50 0

Tourism Nova Scotia announced a new London taxi campaign in partnership with Canadian airline WestJet. With a fleet of 14 branded taxis now on the ... Read More

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:07 0

Star Alliance today announced the plans for THAI Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global network. The Chief Executive Board of ... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 07:06 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20 0

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:01 0

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and beyond were hitting the streets ... Read More

SkyTeam Announces Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as Chair of its Alliance Board

SkyTeam Announces Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as Chair of its Alliance Board

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 1, 2019 21:37 0

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has announced Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as the new chairperson of its alliance board. The appointment ... Read More

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 20:39 0

One of South Africa largest and most established ground transportation operators, Kwela Fleet Management based in Pretoria, South Africa joined the African Tourism Board. Kwela ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 17:55 0

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ worth of their social media ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 15:50 0

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious and political attributes. Countries in ... Read More

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