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First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to restore Cartagena’s architectural gems

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to restore Cartagena’s architectural gems

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and San Francisco Investments, a subsidiary of Valorem, a business group with ownership of ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the ... Read More

Fraport Raises Stake in Lima Airport to 80 Percent

Fraport Raises Stake in Lima Airport to 80 Percent

Fraport AG has purchased a further 10-percent stake in Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. (LAP) – operator consortium of Jorge ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an ... Read More

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to ... Read More

Air Canada announces election of directors

Air Canada announces election of directors

Air Canada announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 25, 2019 ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged ... Read More

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful ... Read More

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

Today Proterra announced that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six 40' Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and ... Read More

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held ... Read More

PM Hotel Group to manage new TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Austin, Texas

PM Hotel Group to manage new TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Austin, Texas

PM Hotel Group, one of the industry's leading hotel management companies, has been selected to operate the new TownePlace ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at ... Read More

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

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

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New ... Read More

Boutique Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin, announces new GM

Boutique Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin, announces new GM

Boutique hotel in Venice Beach, California, Hotel Erwin, recently announced the appointment of new General Manager, Derek Haug, to ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

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

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki ... Read More

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Boeing today announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and partnerships: - Marc Allen ... Read More