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Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:17 0

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 - Africa & Indian Ocean ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:30 0

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a premier travel destination. For Brand ... Read More

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 02:15 0

Smart City Policy Group will host a first-of-its-kind short-term rental regulations conference - Smart City Policy Summit - on August 16, in Austin, Texas. The ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:13 0

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Board of Governors for a ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:46 0

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

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 19:50 0

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international travel due to the timing ... Read More

U.S. Travel means High Sierra Peanut Butter Shakes in Anaheim, California

U.S. Travel means High Sierra Peanut Butter Shakes in Anaheim, California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 22:02 0

IPW 2019 opened in Anaheim, California today reminding the travel and tourism world, that the United States of America is as a welcoming nation, and ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 15:50 0

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. ... Read More

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

editor editor- May 28, 2019 20:59 0

Competition between China and the U.S. has intensified on several fronts including trade and technology, the South China Sea and the Arctic, and is causing ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019 20:02 0

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts to pursue an economic diplomacy. ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:39 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28 0

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 15:33 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019 21:22 0

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have been due to a holiday? ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30 1

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive year for tourism growth. Elliott ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20 1

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just ... Read More

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 20:15 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association will share selections of main stage content via Facebook Live throughout its 36th Annual Global Convention at the New York ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:22 0

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the 2019 PATA Face of the ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:12 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00 0

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:46 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and Border Protection's announcement that it ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 19:45 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Chairman Peter DeFazio ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:02 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its 2019 Grassroots Travel Champion Award. ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

editor editor- April 9, 2019 22:57 0

Have you heard of the JOLT Act? JOLT stands for Jobs Originated through Launching Travel. The Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy for ... Read More

U.S. Department of Homeland Security McAleenan  appointment: U.S. Travel Association issues statement

U.S. Department of Homeland Security McAleenan appointment: U.S. Travel Association issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:12 0

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced appointment of Kevin K. McAleenan as acting secretary of the ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019 21:19 0

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). However, the predictive ... Read More

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