Tag: welcomes

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:40 0

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to Italy as head of the ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22 0

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership to help promote and empower ... Read More

Malaysia’s Sabah welcomes over 1 million tourists in first quarter of 2019

Malaysia’s Sabah welcomes over 1 million tourists in first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 16:35 0

About 1,033,871 tourists visited Sabah in the first three months of this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew. Liew, who is also State ... 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 0

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

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 17:15 0

Doha will not grant visas to those it considers “enemies,” a Qatari tourism official said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country. Akbar ... Read More

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:55 0

Orlando, named the first-ever "City of the Year" by GayCites.com, promotes inclusivity with welcoming events, nightlife and activities. Orlando has also been named the world's ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:15 0

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, according to Haitham Matthar, CEO of ... Read More

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:46 0

Travel and technology specialist Ian Wheeler has joined the board of the Leisure Pass Group, the world’s largest attraction pass business, as the company’s new ... Read More

Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 01:30 0

Following Jumeirah Group's recent announcements to pursue its position as a leading international luxury hospitality brand, the group is further securing its prominence in the ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20 0

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 20:25 0

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:44 0

“Since our inception last July, we hit the ground running to accelerate the tourism economy,” said Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico. “This brand ... Read More

Hotel Hassler Roma welcomes new Executive Chef at Imago

Hotel Hassler Roma welcomes new Executive Chef at Imago

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:45 0

Hotel Hassler Roma is thrilled to introduce Andrea Antonini as the new Executive Chef at Imàgo, the hotel's gourmet restaurant. With iconic views of the ... Read More

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:06 0

Renowned for its “One Human Family” philosophy of unity and equality, Key West is to welcome visitors to its annual Pride festivities Wednesday through Sunday, ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:55 0

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the ... Read More

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 20:10 0

Today, the Underground Donut Tour, Chicago's Original Donut Tour, is expanding beyond the Windy City to the City of Roses – Portland, OR. The Underground ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25 0

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of ... Read More

Brussels welcomes 24th Edition of the Belgian Pride

Brussels welcomes 24th Edition of the Belgian Pride

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:07 0

As in previous years, Brussels will celebrate the LGBTI+ community with the Belgian Pride, in May. The theme for this new edition is “intersectionality”. Belgian ... Read More

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi welcomes team of Epicurean Authorities

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi welcomes team of Epicurean Authorities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 15:23 0

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi announced the appointment of two new leaders who will work in tandem to heighten the dining experiences that ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 18:26 0

In advance of the highly anticipated opening of the first Four Seasons hotel in Spain, Christoph Schmidinger has been appointed opening General Manager to oversee ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40 0

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou ... Read More

Marpunta Resort welcomes new Hotel Manager

Marpunta Resort welcomes new Hotel Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:19 0

Santikos Collection welcomes Georgios Kritikopoulos as the new Hotel Manager of Marpunta Resort, Alonissos following 10 years of cooperation with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48 0

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:51 0

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important development in Russian travel but ... Read More

Aloft Kuala Lumpur has a new GM

Aloft Kuala Lumpur has a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:50 0

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral welcomes Rubel Miah, as its newly appointed General Manager. Rubel joins the sassy 4-star Hotel with 15 years of experience in ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49 0

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:59 0

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra Aerospace website. The Xtra Aerospace ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:06 0

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected area near Bukavu town in ... Read More

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

editor editor- April 3, 2019 03:06 0

Billund Airport in Denmark confirmed that low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, more commonly and simply known as Norwegian, opened a new base at the ... Read More

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