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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee Sustainable programming with the launch ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00 0

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15 0

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform ... Read More

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:44 0

As we approach the first day of summer, Canadians are looking for the perfect spots to soak up some sun. OpenTable, today named Canada's 100 ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year

editor editor- June 10, 2019 21:10 0

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced a tie for its Travel Management Company (TMC) of the Year award. Tied for top spot are UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel ... Read More

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:47 0

In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts today unveils a new worldwide culinary program, elevating the brand's existing wellness offerings and helping ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:40 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's International Terminal Building, known as Pier ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel recognizes top professionals and agencies worldwide

UNIGLOBE Travel recognizes top professionals and agencies worldwide

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:22 0

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced the 2019 recipients of its performance and service awards. Winners were announced at the organization’s Global Rendezvous in Vienna, Austria ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:27 0

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares insights on luxury corporate and ... Read More

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 23:09 0

Winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington's Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy International Wine Competition, held May 22-23 ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06 0

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:50 0

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The airline's newest route provides historic ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:01 0

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. Wyndham Destinations is leading the ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 00:15 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49 0

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... Read More

IMEX partners with Simpleview and SearchWide Global

IMEX partners with Simpleview and SearchWide Global

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:09 0

The IMEX Group has teamed up with two US-based organizations – Simpleview and SearchWide Global – collaborating with them as Industry Partners. As part of ... Read More

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference

editor editor- May 15, 2019 02:04 0

SEE – an acronym for Seek, Explore, Experience – will bring together the world’s smartest (and coolest) travel and tourism marketers for two days of ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07 0

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 ... Read More

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 19:05 0

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

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:15 0

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its schedule through to August 1 ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30 0

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make ... 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

Hong Kong remains world’s priciest housing market

Hong Kong remains world’s priciest housing market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2019 16:05 0

Hong Kong has kept the crown as the most expensive city to buy property in, while two other Chinese cities also made the top five ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 3

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 23:45 0

Holland America Line guests looking to bask in the Mexican Riviera's sun-kissed climate and vibrant culture will have 20 cruises and three ships to choose ... Read More

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019 21:03 0

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. Airlines and travel agents are ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

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