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Leading Hotels of the World names new President and Chief Executive Officer

Leading Hotels of the World names new President and Chief Executive Officer

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd (LHW) announced today that the Executive Committee, comprised of seven LHW hoteliers, ... Read More

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing ... Read More

The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli

The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli

The tragic news of the death of Maestro Zeffirelli, creator of dreams, arrived today in the Arena di Verona ... 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

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, ... Read More

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

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

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish ... 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

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

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has been selected by an affiliate of Westbrook ... Read More

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Benchmark has named Linda Maurer Global Account Manager-Southwest, a newly created position designed to develop and grow Benchmark’s group ... 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

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with ... 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

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, ... 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

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

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

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

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

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

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

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

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

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

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

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Benchmark has named Priya Chandnani vice president, revenue management. Greg Champion, president and COO, made the announcement. “It is ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of ... Read More

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

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

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

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation

Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation

The 111-room Hilton Garden Inn Panama City is putting the final touches on their multimillion-dollar renovation following damage sustained ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees ... Read More

WestJet – buy business, get gold

WestJet – buy business, get gold

"Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly until ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice ... Read More

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

The expansion of the Cambria Hotels is continued in South Carolina with opening of the Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview. ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial ... Read More

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch

The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) finalized the form and content ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty ... Read More