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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 02:59 0

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to further deepen the two countries' ... Read More

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019 23:30 0

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 mi (1,000 km) northeast of ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:19 0

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership with the Davis Cup Madrid ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 18:05 0

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

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:10 0

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in response to Washington’s withdrawal of ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 15:47 0

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since opening in 2016, the four-star ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019 02:26 0

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as the crowd grew larger and ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:47 0

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will receive a ticket for space ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:55 0

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, effective ... Read More

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 18:30 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has been selected by an affiliate of Westbrook Partners, a privately-owned, fully integrated real ... Read More

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 17:55 0

Benchmark has named Linda Maurer Global Account Manager-Southwest, a newly created position designed to develop and grow Benchmark’s group sales success in the regional southwest. ... Read More

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:39 0

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the Maple Leaf Lounge Express, located ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced ... Read More

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:45 0

The acting Mayor of Campillos Francisco Guerrero, the acting Councillor for Sports Miguel Ángel Herrera, Deputy Mayor Maria Antonia Dominguez, the Director of Fly4Real, Rubio ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:28 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de ... Read More

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:09 0

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci ... Read More

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:30 0

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a “PARCOURS Street Art” tour honouring ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:03 0

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now responsible for the 25hours Hotel ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:00 0

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property is elegantly updated to revitalize ... Read More

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

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 22:24 0

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

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 22:10 0

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about Canada's diverse history. ... Read More

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25 0

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05 0

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47 0

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:32 0

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony in Ogden, Utah, commemorating the anniversary. ... Read More

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:22 0

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, announced the expansion of its brand ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:09 0

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee Sustainable programming with the launch ... Read More

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