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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... 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

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

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

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?
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Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals
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Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' ... Read More

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary
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Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate ... Read More

Choice Hotels Texas expansion
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Choice Hotels Texas expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Choice Hotels has signed an agreement with Legacy Partners to develop five Sleep Inn hotels outside of Houston, Texas. The ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military
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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was ... Read More

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business
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The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

The St. Regis San Francisco Hotel General Manager Jacqueline “Jackie” Volkart was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as ... Read More

Jetwing Symphony PLC set to launch new contemporary boutique hotel in Kandy
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Jetwing Symphony PLC set to launch new contemporary boutique hotel in Kandy

editor editor- June 6, 2019

As part of its luxury portfolio, Jetwing Symphony PLC, the investment arm of Jetwing, will launch Jetwing Kandy Gallery in ... Read More

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express
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Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Kamata started its operation on April 19. The hotel was founded upon the concepts of "a ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019
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Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... 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

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate
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30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be ... 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

Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio
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Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Ohio is celebrating its groundbreaking history ... 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

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans
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Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade
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2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges
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ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives
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Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders
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PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students
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$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), ... Read More

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference
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Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP
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Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP

mm Alain St.Ange- May 2, 2019

"The Alur Jonam Cultural Festival at Uganda Museum, Kampala, brought together the Alur and Jonam together to celebrate their culture. ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?
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What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings ... Read More

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt
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Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines
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Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace
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Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from ... Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here
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African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

The new president of the African Tourism Board is not a newcomer in the African travel and tourism industry. Alain St. ... Read More

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa
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Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men ... Read More

eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin
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eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Many of us traveling around the globe on business have travel stories to tell. I spend more than 100 fully-paid ... Read More

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign
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Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces Marriott International across the United States as the official ... Read More

National child safety advocate calls for ban on Airbnb hidden cameras
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National child safety advocate calls for ban on Airbnb hidden cameras

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

National child safety advocacy group, Stop Child Predators, called on state and local government leaders in the U.S. today to ... Read More

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