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

editor editor- June 11, 2019

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 ... 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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Smart City Policy Group will host a first-of-its-kind short-term rental regulations conference - Smart City Policy Summit - on August ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors
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IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... 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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

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 ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IPW 2019 opened in Anaheim, California today reminding the travel and tourism world, that the United States of America is ... 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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China
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U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

editor editor- May 28, 2019

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

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... 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

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board
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Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

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

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

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

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

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
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Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace
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Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor
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Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act
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U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

editor editor- April 9, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 2, 2019

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 ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

editor editor- March 28, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers
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U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit
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Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board
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IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism
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IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President
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U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the promotion of Tori Barnes to Executive Vice President of Public Affairs following ... Read More