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Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41 0

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:55 0

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered questions in regards to the ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new controller for The Nautical Beachfront Resort

Benchmark appoints new controller for The Nautical Beachfront Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 20:03 0

Benchmark has named Bethany Hopp controller for The Nautical Beachfront Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Frank Casarez, ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 15:32 0

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically dominated by men continues its ... 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

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities, The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities, The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 21:10 0

Benchmark has named Shayd Pecor director of facilities for The Essex - Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa, a Gemstone Collection property located in Essex, Vermont. ... Read More

FT again lists Travellanda in Europe’s Top 1,000

FT again lists Travellanda in Europe’s Top 1,000

editor editor- March 7, 2019 01:07 0

Travellanda, the award-winning and fastest-growing wholesale travel company in the UK, has again been named in the Financial Times list of Europe’s top 1,000 fastest ... Read More

2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 16:25 0

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.6 billion expected to be spent for the holiday this year, travel experts released "2019's ... Read More

Daytona Beach named most affordable spring break destination in Florida

Daytona Beach named most affordable spring break destination in Florida

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 22:25 0

According to a new survey, Daytona Beach is the most affordable destination in Florida for spring break. The recent survey compared 20 popular destinations in ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019 20:58 0

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the box, she has a global ... Read More

Negril’s Seven Mile Beach wins 2019 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for beaches

Negril’s Seven Mile Beach wins 2019 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:42 0

Ranking fifth out of 25 for the Best Beach in the Caribbean and tenth out of 25 in the World, TripAdvisor recognized 352 beaches around ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Chief Sales Officer

Benchmark announces new Chief Sales Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 02:05 0

Benchmark has named Eric Gavin chief sales officer. This represents a promotion for Mr. Gavin, who previously held the position of senior vice president sales ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 02:15 0

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate opportunities for leisure amid busy ... Read More

New GM at Verdura Resort in Sicily

New GM at Verdura Resort in Sicily

editor editor- March 1, 2019 23:17 0

Rocco Forte Hotels announced that they have hired a new General Manager for Verdura Resort in Sicily, Italy. Giacomo Battafarano, an experienced international hotelier, has ... Read More

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 20:03 0

Benchmark has named Christina Gregg vice president human resources. Karen Di Fulgo, Benchmark’s chief people officer, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to welcome ... Read More

Arkansas Tourism: Ark Tank wins

Arkansas Tourism: Ark Tank wins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:13 0

The first Ark Tank, a startup pitch competition developed by Arkansas Tourism in partnership with Innovate Arkansas at Winrock International, concluded today after four finalists ... Read More

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 17:05 0

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last three decades, Rivkin has drawn on ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30 0

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check ... Read More

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 15:35 0

China Airlines senior pilot has been filmed by his colleague asleep at the controls of a 747 passenger jet in slightly terrifying recently released footage. ... 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

New President named by Wyndham to RCI Exchanges

New President named by Wyndham to RCI Exchanges

editor editor- February 22, 2019 01:03 0

Wyndham Destinations, a vacation ownership and exchange company, has announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as President, RCI® Exchanges. Most recently serving as CEO of ... Read More

Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in US named

Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in US named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 16:20 0

St. Patty's day is a bit of an enigma. Very few people know what they are actually celebrating and the "proper" celebration changes depending on ... Read More

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 20:05 0

Benchmark has named Joseph Cavet director of food and Beverage for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, located in ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort welcomes new hotel manager

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort welcomes new hotel manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 00:35 0

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has named Robert M. Allen hotel manager. He will oversee operations of the 2,270-room property. Allen brings ... Read More

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires upscale luxury hotel collection

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires upscale luxury hotel collection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:15 0

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today it has acquired renowned global hotel brand WorldHotels representing a collection of approximately 300 unique and special hotels ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30 0

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:35 0

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 16:35 0

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, ... Read More

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