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Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO
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Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

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

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation
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Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property ... 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

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation
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Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded ... Read More

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data
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Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

United Airlines has become the latest US airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019
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Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and ... 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

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel
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7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? ... Read More

Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco
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Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

The Ascend Hotel Collection, by Choice Hotels International, Inc., is a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts ... 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

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts
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Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced ... 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

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans
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CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights
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With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting
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Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic ... Read More

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal
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Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of ... Read More

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort
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Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The most dynamic "new" resort hotel on Israel's Mediterranean shore town of Caesarea was unveiled, combining elegance and luxury with ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise
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UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to ... Read More

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board
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Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

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

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair
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Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Vancouver Airport Authority's Board of Directors has elected Annalisa King , an award-winning business executive, as Chair of its Board ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform
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Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Bermuda Tourism named Official Tourism Partner of US Open Tennis Championships
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Bermuda Tourism named Official Tourism Partner of US Open Tennis Championships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, the official destination marketing organization for the island, and the United States Tennis Association (USTA), announced ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda
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UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion
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Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of ... Read More

Silk caresses Nureyev: A tribute to the late world icon of the classic dance
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Silk caresses Nureyev: A tribute to the late world icon of the classic dance

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 27, 2019

Teatro Sociale di Como in Italy is the cultural cradle of the city, and it hosts the great dance in ... Read More

The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on
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The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 26, 2019

With the definitive go-ahead for the growth decree, the Italy Council of Ministers added a further element to the complex ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement
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Avianca announces CEO retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans ... Read More

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?
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Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

editor editor- April 25, 2019

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today celebrates its air cargo digitalization and innovation ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 ... Read More

SBC Travel Group announces new Chief Digital Officer
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SBC Travel Group announces new Chief Digital Officer

editor editor- April 18, 2019

SBC Travel Group, a technology company, has officially appointed Chief Digital Officer Anthoney Jayasekera. He steps into this role with ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel
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China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019
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The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the ... Read More