Tag: Connecticut

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019 22:05

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, advocacy, policy, and legislation is pleased to once again honor ... Read More

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 19:30

With summer approaching, 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations report compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness to help US travelers plan the perfect summer getaway. ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF), today issued ... Read More

A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2019 04:28

Anguilla Tourism is in crisis mode about an American murderer or was it self defense? Allison Muhammad from Anguilla believes: Kenny Mitchell, 27 years old, was murdered by a hotel ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:55

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Grantley Adams International ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect ... Read More

New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training

editor editor- January 31, 2019 00:05

A group of tourism professionals in New York recently had the chance to learn more about Seychelles as a destination. This was made possible through a training session given by ... Read More

Benchmark adds The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its portfolio

editor editor- January 22, 2019 23:15

Benchmark hospitality company has added The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand operating portfolio. Read More

MGM Resorts names new President & COO of New York’s Empire City Casino

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 23:10

MGM Resorts International announced today that it has appointed Uri Clinton President & Chief Operating Officer of Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York. In his new role, Uri will ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018 20:04

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. When traveling to ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

From the latest tech to simple story telling: Planners achieve business success at IMEX America

editor editor- October 17, 2018 14:28

Business continues apace during the second day of IMEX America currently taking place in Las Vegas. “This has been our best IMEX so far - we already have some very ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018 07:13

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, the largest expo in LGBT tourism in the world. The ... Read More

Brand USA hosts first-ever China MegaFam

editor editor- November 5, 2016 07:08

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, in partnership with United Airlines, hosted its first-ever China familiarization tour (MegaFam). Read More

2015 US overseas visitation estimates released

editor editor- July 29, 2016 06:57

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO), today announced the results of its 2015 Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT). Read More

Top 10 most dangerous states to contract Lyme disease

editor editor- March 11, 2009 03:36

New England is one of the most dangerous areas of the country to contract Lyme disease, according the Center for Disease Control’s Lyme disease statistics for 2007. Read More

State Office of Tourism sub-contractor arrested

editor editor- April 24, 2008 03:20

A sub-contractor for the state Office of Tourism was arrested on larceny charges today after he allegedly made nine illegal withdrawals from the state's tourism account, police said. Read More