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New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:02

The groundbreaking opening of the Courtyard by Marriott & Element by Westin in Midtown Atlanta is announced. Expected to open in 2021, the dual-branded hotel with a combined 282 guestrooms ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:35

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W Atlanta ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:01

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of the Theater District and Times Square, just before 2pm. One ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:58

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019 21:04

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was originally named the “Hotel des Anglais” (English Hotel). Shepheard co-owned ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 01:25

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference at U.S Travel’s IPW 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center. ... Read More

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

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

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 tune with the trend will ... Read More

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take at least one solo vacation ... Read More

Latest IIPT Peace Park: Iconic Q Station Manly, Sydney Harbour National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 08:21

The dedication of the second IIPT (International Institute for Peace through Tourism) Global Peace Park in Australia was celebrated on Wednesday at Q Station, Sydney, Australia, in collaboration with SKÅL. ... Read More

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019 21:04

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up Executives Unwind at Sheraton.” It was broadly promoted all over ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:15

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for the Saint-Jacques District and member of the City of Montréal's ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:10

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) allied membership at the Travel Industry Awards Dinner ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and Southeast Europe. The Tourism Sustainability Conference will ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:35

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today issued three Request for Proposals offering to provide funding support to qualified programs that will help to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, preserve and enhance natural ... Read More

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:32

With over twenty years in the hospitality industry, Sietse Nabben brings his unique experiences and accomplishments to Midtown’s newest hotspot, Hotel Hendricks. As a native of the Netherlands, Nabben spent ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:00

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels due to open across the idyllic Mediterranean island before the ... Read More

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:09

Selected travel agents from the GCC—Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were given the opportunity to enjoy Seychelles and at the same time dig deep on the destination’s product offerings as ... Read More

Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:45

The world's tallest modular hotel – which will carry a brand of Marriott International – is on track to be stacked in late fall in New York City with prefabricated ... Read More

Lennox Hotels to opens its first US property this summer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 14:41

A new modern hotel, combining contemporary design with original Art Deco design, is on the horizon in South Florida hotspot, Miami Beach. Lennox Hotel Miami Beach will be a bold ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. Crime is not out of ... Read More

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts launches voice bookings with ‘Google Assistant’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:11

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has launched an innovative option enabling guests to book rooms through voice commands thanks to an integration with Google Assistant. This is a major step forward ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:10

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will officially deliver remarks at the announcement of the 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) finalists. The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo) is ... Read More

All set for maiden Arusha outdoor auto show

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 23, 2019 23:04

All roads and international air routes will during the weekend be leading to Tanzania’s northern safari capital of Arusha to grace a maiden region premier - the outdoor auto show. ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019 21:04

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers Laurence Tisch and Preston Tisch, co-owners of the Loews Corporation ... Read More

Paris: Heart and Soul of France

editor editor- February 18, 2019 20:02

  France’s capital is known world-wide as a stunning tourist destination and photo location. With numerous iconic landmarks and a unique romantic charm, travelers and photographers in Paris can witness ... Read More

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

editor editor- February 16, 2019 01:53

Ever since Trump became President of the United States, how have his hotels been doing? Many feared he would use his political position to advance his business endeavors. As far ... Read More

3 distinctive hotel openings highlight growth of Olympia Companies

editor editor- February 15, 2019 00:27

The Olympia Companies has just come off a year of remarkable growth and development with the completion of three extraordinary new hotels: SOPHY Hyde Park in Chicago, IL; The Glen ... Read More

Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 00:35

55 destination street signs in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, have been translated into Chinese language, according to Elena Plis, director of the Information and Tourist Center Minsk. These signs ... Read More

Once the private residence of cognac distillers, now a prestigious hotel

editor editor- February 7, 2019 23:51

Built as a private residence by renowned cognac distillers – the Hennessy family in 1907, La Clef Champs-Élysées Paris is housed in a five-story Haussmannian-style building that has kept every ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and jewels than at the annual ... Read More

Travel Edge names new Executive VP

editor editor- January 24, 2019 02:36

Michael Johnson joined Travel Edge as Executive Vice President, Read More

Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:28

Towering over Brickell Avenue, Conrad Miami offers the ultimate in luxury accommodations, a serene rooftop pool, sprawling vistas of the bay, and easy access to elegant entertainment and dining. This ... Read More

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

editor editor- January 15, 2019 21:16

Coffee has the potential to become a commodity that can change communities through linkages with tourism says Jamaica Tourism Minister. Read More

Iconic New York City skyscraper is looking for buyer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 22:57

The owners of the Chrysler Building in New York are planning to sell the skyscraper, according news reports. But this may not be easy, since this symbol of Manhattan was ... Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

Louvre 10.2 million, New York Metropolitan Museum 7.4 million visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2019 10:56

The “Heavenly Bodies” explored the links between fashion and the Catholic Church and attracted 1.7 million people to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum had a record ... Read More