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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s North & Central America portfolio ... 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

Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 20:57

The seventh annual list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be announced on Thursday 10 October at Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 23:02

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded the work of former Prime Minister, the Most Hon Edward Phillip George Seaga, who passed away today, on his 89th birthday. Minister ... Read More

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:08

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with the launch of a new, contemporary chic hotel, Niccolo Suzhou, ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:15

Now tourist can explore an incredible underwater at Great Barrier Reef in Australia with the Uber app.  scUber will showcase the world's largest living structure as a biodiverse playground, rich ... Read More

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019 23:28

An iconic red London bus will take centre stage in the UK & Ireland area of WTM London 2019. Buyers looking to include unique tours of the capital in their itineraries will ... 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

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 15:22

BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the new hotel from the brand BLESS Collection Hotels, part of the Palladium Hotel Group, opens its doors in Ibiza next month on 1st June 2019. The ... Read More

Silk caresses Nureyev: A tribute to the late world icon of the classic dance

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 27, 2019 22:30

Teatro Sociale di Como in Italy is the cultural cradle of the city, and it hosts the great dance in the exceptional show titled "Omaggio a Rudolf Nureyev." It is ... Read More

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:16

Chief Executive magazine announced today that Arne M. Sorenson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, has been named 2019 Chief Executive of the Year by his peer ... Read More

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff

editor editor- March 29, 2019 21:43

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has indicated plans to fully develop the community of Somerton in St. James, where cultural icon Jimmy Cliff was born, as a major tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman will reveal his Climate Friendly ... Read More

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

editor editor- March 22, 2019 01:32

The gastronomy scene in Portugal is booming with the food scene finally stepping out of the shadow of Spain. While neighboring Spain often steals the limelight as a foodie destination, ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the China Chamber of Tourism, Vice ... Read More

Rosewood Hong Kong opens its harborfront doors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 01:48

Rosewood Hong Kong opens as a new ultra-luxury property in the heart of the Victoria Dockside district on the shores of Victoria Harbour. Situated on one of Hong Kong's most ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% of more than a billion ... Read More

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:50

Eduardo Fayos-Solá (Spain) passed away this morning. He is seen as one the icons in the travel and tourism industry for decades. He was the Executive  Vice President of the Wine ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:20

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head of tourism development. Following the confirmation of his appointment on Feb. ... Read More

California’s new luxurious beachside retreat opens its doors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:05

Rosewood Miramar Beach, the newest destination for discerning travelers worldwide, opens today as the first ultra-luxury resort in Southern California to offer guestrooms set directly over the sand. Located in ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted by the magazine Master Meeting. ... Read More

Miami’s historic Raleigh Hotel sold for $103 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 19:05

The historic Raleigh Hotel property in Miami was purchased today by a joint venture between Deutsche Finance America, Bilgili Holding and SHVO. The partnership purchased the property for $103 million ... Read More

Seychelles tourism icon meets Mayotte President

editor editor- February 21, 2019 23:46

In the presence of the French Ambassador in Seychelles, H.E. Lionel Majesté-Larrouy, Alain St.Ange, Seychelles tourism icon, was introduced to H.E. Ibrahim Ramadani Soibahadine. Mayotte Island forms part of the ... Read More

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:15

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain! In honor of what would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery is announcing its next exhibition: Grunge - The Rise of a Generation, ... Read More

Why Israel Travelers are in love with Jamaica? A tourism trend developing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2019 06:38

Jamaica's singer, Anthony B, took Israel by storm when he and a host of other musicians recently celebrated the life of reggae icon Bob Marley!  He wore a necklace bearing the Hebrew ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019 21:04

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party in Seychelles died on February 7 and was buried this ... Read More

A capitol transformation

Ted Macauley - special to eTN Ted Macauley - special to eTN- February 9, 2019 21:04

On the corner of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road, in the heart of Singapore's civic and cultural district, lies the newly-renovated Capitol Theatre. It is an art-deco gem which ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the cheers of thousands of spectators. ... Read More

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel names new Director of Sales & Marketing

editor editor- January 22, 2019 22:57

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel announced the appointment of Joyce Wong as Director of Sales & Marketing. Bringing Read More

50 million visitors: Los Angeles celebrates record milestone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 19:22

Los Angeles reached a historic milestone in 2018, welcoming 50 million visitors for the first time ever and accomplishing the destination’s ambitious tourism goal two years early. The new record ... Read More

Skal International Orlando announces new Board officers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 20:53

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business and helping communities locally, nationally and internationally, has officially installed ... Read More

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:58

SKÅL International USA is currently the largest National Committee within Skål International with 2,000 members and 50 clubs nationwide. And the organization has reason to celebrate. Outgoing Skål International USA ... Read More

Ibiza’s new luxury hotel inspired by Coco Chanel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 17:30

BLESS Collection Hotels announces the launch of BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the second property from the new luxury brand. The hotel will open its doors in the summer of 2019. Situated ... Read More

Hôtel de Berri celebrates ‘Art De Vivre’ in the City of Light

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 16:08

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the grand opening of Hôtel de Berri, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris. Owned by the Dokhan family, Hôtel de Berri ... Read More

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival closes a record-breaking 16th edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 10:05

The 16th edition of Riviera Maya Jazz Festival closed a prosperous 16th annual run, where some of the genre’s biggest international names delighted thousands of attendees on the shores of ... Read More