Tag: vacations

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:49 0

The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port Canaveral home for two of ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:42 0

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

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08 0

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA survey, cruising has become the ... Read More

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:29 0

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia -- the only country in the world named after a woman -- is proudly featured on the cover of ... Read More

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 19:20 0

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, vacations are definitely top of mind. ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45 0

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your ... 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

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16 0

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 00:36 0

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - inclusive of 56 tour operators, ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 17:00 0

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40 0

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:01 0

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on which tourists increasingly base their ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:16 0

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a travel hub that features a ... Read More

New Cancun resort: Vacation like a Hollywood star

New Cancun resort: Vacation like a Hollywood star

editor editor- April 10, 2019 02:59 0

Guests can get close to authentic Hollywood Memorabilia in a beachfront setting and dine at any of 16 world-class restaurants including Guy Fieri’s Burger Joint ... Read More

Centara launches Grand Beach sale at luxurious resorts in Thailand and Maldives

Centara launches Grand Beach sale at luxurious resorts in Thailand and Maldives

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:22 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has launched the Grand Beach Sale - an enticing new promotion that offers generous discounts at its ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:52 0

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a travel hub that features a ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28 0

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01 0

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30 0

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019 20:14 3

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything about it’.” It is indeed ... Read More

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 08:43 0

Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at the country’s top consumer travel fair. ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31 0

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48 0

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:25 0

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per year on average) and additionally ramp ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:05 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed sadness at the passing of two tourists in Ocho Rios yesterday. One tourist died from injuries ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:52 0

Passengers flying with UNIGLOBE Premium Travel in Costa Rica now have free access to the newest airport lounge at Juan Santamaria International Airport, also known ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 18:21 0

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings over the last ten years. ... Read More

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