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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities
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WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

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

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism
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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

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

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390
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Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO
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Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
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IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments
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Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

editor editor- June 7, 2019

Canyon Ranch today announced new hires for its forthcoming brand extension - Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat, opening in Woodside, California, ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU
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Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum ... Read More

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus
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Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates
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Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's International ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love
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Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

editor editor- June 4, 2019

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

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

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

Interstate Hotels & Resorts expands presence in the West
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Interstate Hotels & Resorts expands presence in the West

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces that it has been selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The ... Read More

Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced
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Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the winners of the inaugural IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards in three categories: ... Read More

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

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

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management
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Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries ... Read More

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success
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Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Swoop  flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week had one million passenger. William and Emily Burchat were surprised to ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner
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Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France
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Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?
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How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership ... Read More

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019
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Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

In 2019, 24 cruise ships representing 17 different companies will make 76 stops in the Port of Montréal. In total, ... Read More

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.
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Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism confirms 2019 European business development event
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Ottawa Tourism confirms 2019 European business development event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Ottawa Tourism has confirmed a European buyer event at Gleneagles in Scotland following the success of its 2018 event, which ... Read More

Tourisme Montréal celebrates its 100th anniversary
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Tourisme Montréal celebrates its 100th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Tourisme Montréal kicked off its 100th anniversary celebrations this morning. The organization was founded on October 8, 1919 by the ... Read More

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination
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With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 ... Read More

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans
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Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Air Transat announced that it will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its portfolio of fall and winter destinations. Beginning in ... Read More

YQB 5K: 1,200 to run Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport’s runway
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YQB 5K: 1,200 to run Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport’s runway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) will be holding the first YQB 5K, where ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki
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Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know ... Read More

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