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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

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

Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa

Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa

Benchmark has named Donna Esparza director of sales & marketing for Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, a Benchmark Resorts ... Read More

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport

Sunday, 2nd June marked the launch of direct flights from Brussels to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport via Brussels Airlines. Brussels ... Read More

Palo Alto Garden Court Hotel announces new Director of Sales and Marketing

Palo Alto Garden Court Hotel announces new Director of Sales and Marketing

The Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto introduces Connie Villeta, an established sales and management professional, as the ... Read More

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

Pakistan Security Forces have completed the clearance operation at the luxury Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel Gwadar. All three terrorists ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

The Seychelles Islands was represented at the 26th edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), in Middle East's most ... Read More

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the GCC’s hospitality and travel ... Read More

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

VisitPITTSBURGH introduced a new national marketing campaign, Pull Up A Chair, You Are Welcomed Here, that promotes Pittsburgh as ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial ... Read More

New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel

New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel announced the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director ... Read More

Castle Resorts & Hotels names Jon Rasmussen new VP of Marketing

Castle Resorts & Hotels names Jon Rasmussen new VP of Marketing

Castle Resorts & Hotels has named Jon Rasmussen as vice president of marketing, where he will be responsible for ... Read More

Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?

Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?

In Ghana, a Rocha Ghana and Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCLA), both non-governmental organizations (NGOs), have urged the ... Read More

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

  Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies, today announced the appointment of Ittai Chorev as ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record ... Read More

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Boeing's response to the recent tragedies is a case study of what not to do in crisis communications. A ... Read More

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

Expoforum, the newly built congress and exhibition center located in Russia’s historic imperial capital city St. Petersburg, is taking ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

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

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

In an effort to provide more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing higher education and careers in the tourism industry, ... Read More

Seychelles tourism icon meets Mayotte President

Seychelles tourism icon meets Mayotte President

In the presence of the French Ambassador in Seychelles, H.E. Lionel Majesté-Larrouy, Alain St.Ange, Seychelles tourism icon, was introduced ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease ... Read More

Sri Lanka’s Galle Face Hotel announces key executive appointments

Sri Lanka’s Galle Face Hotel announces key executive appointments

The Galle Face Hotel, opened in 1864 and one of the oldest hotels east of Suez, is gearing up ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

The Honorable Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as ... Read More

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family ... Read More

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel names new Director of Sales & Marketing

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel names new Director of Sales & Marketing

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel announced the appointment of Joyce Wong as Director of Sales & Marketing. Bringing Read More

World’s first Ritz-Carlton Reserve announces new executive team

World’s first Ritz-Carlton Reserve announces new executive team

Phulay Bay, the world’s first Ritz-Carlton Reserve property, located in Krabi, Thailand, is pleased to announce its new executive ... Read More

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Mauritius Tourism has appointed a tourism representative for the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) in Saudi Arabia. Read More

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

This past month marked the end of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter’s directorship for 2017 – ... Read More