Tag: Diamond

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:17

The St. Regis San Francisco Hotel General Manager Jacqueline “Jackie” Volkart was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business ... Read More

Audubon International and Diamond Resorts partner on Green Lodging Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:03

Diamond Resorts announced today it has partnered with Audubon International to increase awareness of green initiatives within the industry. As such, Diamond has joined Audubon’s Green Lodging program to ensure ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019 01:27

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship in Saint Lucia. The Association, which is responsible for facilitating ... Read More

New resort to become available to Diamond Resorts members

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 22:20

Hotel BLUE in Myrtle Beach is the newest resort to become available to Diamond Resorts™ members. The beautiful beachfront property located along South Myrtle Beach will join three other Diamond Resorts affiliate properties in Myrtle ... Read More

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 18:00

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected to cruise in 2019, and the most recent information says ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds of Local 5 members and ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 07:15

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally of a Hawaii Union UNITE ... Read More

Japan National Tourism Organization & Princess Cruises host Ensemble Travel Group in lesser-known regions of Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 18:20

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has inaugurated a partnership with Princess Cruises, hosting some 140 of Ensemble Travel Group's top travel agents, suppliers and guests on a May 18-25 ... Read More

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

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

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 fastest growing leisure travel option ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019 01:15

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within the next 30 days. Federal charges assert that The Modern ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:14

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu — nearly 30% of ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based in Pretoria, South Africa. In ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your ... Read More

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 02:50

Diamond Resorts was recognized by the American Resort Development Association with one of the vacation ownership industry's top awards for its groundbreaking Diamond Live Concert Series. Mike Flaskey, Chief Executive ... Read More

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:05

Today, Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces Marriott International across the United States as the official hotel sponsor for United Stories. The sponsorship will help expand ... Read More

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to disembark and re-embark at leisure, ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company launches new hotel brand

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 12, 2019 15:50

In a development expected by the industry for a while, the IHCL, known for the Taj brand, launched a new brand on April 12, SeleQtions. Initially, 12 hotels will come ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

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

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 the Remuneration Committee. Ed Warner ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline of the recently concluded ITB ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through its half-a month epic journey ... Read More

Princess Cruises partners with Asia’s Got Talent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 17:20

In conjunction with Princess Cruises’ sponsorship of Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 that is now airing on AXN in Asia, the show’s hosts Alan Wong and Justin Bratton filmed a ... 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

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019 20:04

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story high porch. Below this covered veranda is a manicured lawn ... Read More

Princess Cruises’ ships rendezvous in Southeast Asia for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 16:15

For the first time in Southeast Asia, two Princess Cruises’ ships -Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess – have docked in several ports in Southeast Asia on the same day. The ... Read More

Air Dolomiti inaugurates new aircraft livery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 19:53

Air Dolomiti presented its new aircraft livery at the Catullo airport in Verona. The plane, painted in England, shows a simple, modern and elegant design that renews its image with ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a proud woman together with the ... Read More

10 Best Ski Towns in America named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 15:35

The ranking of the "10 Best Ski Towns in America" has been released today. It's that time of year again everyone. The time to pack a lunch, fill up our ... Read More

Diamond Princess joins Sapphire Princess in Singapore

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 01:29

Diamond Princess has arrived in Singapore from Japan to join Sapphire Princess for a homeporting season that will last until March 2019. This is the first time that Princess Cruises ... Read More

How to look magnificent while traveling: The Indie Beauty Expo

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- November 24, 2018 08:21

Get in Line. If you have even the slightest interest in your FACE and BODY – this is a show to add to your calendar. While geared toward the professional ... Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of cruise travel in this region by bringing premium cruise experience Read More