Tag: leisure travelers

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 15:47

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since opening in 2016, the four-star hotel located just north of ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:13

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded Deluxe rooms that boast incredible Indian Ocean views, expansive lagoon ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year

editor editor- June 10, 2019 21:10

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced a tie for its Travel Management Company (TMC) of the Year award. Tied for top spot are UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel in the Netherlands and UNIGLOBE ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:48

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel. The original ... Read More

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:29

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a new five-year airport advertising contract. CCA was selected over two other ... Read More

Choice Hotels Texas expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:40

Choice Hotels has signed an agreement with Legacy Partners to develop five Sleep Inn hotels outside of Houston, Texas. The first hotel is slated to open in 2020. "With more ... Read More

New nonstop flights to Europe from Dallas

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:51

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport welcomes new nonstop flights to Dublin, Ireland, and Munich, Germany provided by American Airlines. The Dublin flight will be the only nonstop service between Texas and Ireland. ... Read More

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:04

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both business and leisure travelers. "We're proud of our history as ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel recognizes top professionals and agencies worldwide

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:22

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced the 2019 recipients of its performance and service awards. Winners were announced at the organization’s Global Rendezvous in Vienna, Austria to an audience of travel ... Read More

The InterContinental San Francisco Unveils Extensive Renovation Led by BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design

editor editor- May 31, 2019 21:41

Two Bay Area-based design firms, BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design, are pleased to unveil the updated design for the InterContinental San Francisco , the landmark South of Market San ... Read More

Newest Delta Sky Club evokes eclectic Austin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:15

Just in time for summer travel, the newest Delta Sky Club and first at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will open for business on May 21. "Building on our unmatched operational excellence, ... Read More

Armed opposers of Chinese investments in Pakistan stormed five star hotel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2019 21:15

Three gunmen have stormed the five-star hotel Pearl-Continental Hotel Gwadain un the Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least one person, officials say. A hotel spokesman said there were not many ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30

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 L. Ferguson, II, president and ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing economy” companies are having on ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:32

Fraport AG laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3, one of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects. Numerous guests and construction workers attended the ceremony, which marked the ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei. By introducing the hotel industry’s first ... Read More

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:01

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019 21:11

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently or in a group. The country is presenting itself to ... Read More

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:55

Twenty14 Holdings has announced plans to launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport. The 55-room property is all set ... Read More

Lufthansa launches seven new European destinations from Munich

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:02

During this year´s summer flight schedule Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe. There are several weekly flights to Strasbourg and Rostock for the first time, and the ... Read More

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:09

Emirates will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October 2019. The four new flights ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:20

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to the World ... Read More

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:53

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to the World Travel & ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:30

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of ... Read More

Dubai welcomes Premier Inn Al Jaddaf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:03

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, inaugurated Premier Inn Al Jaddaf, the seventh property of the brand within the UAE. ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:25

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per year on average) and additionally ramp up their vacation spend by ... Read More

Teneo Hospitality Group appoints new Content & Design Specialist

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:05

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed graphic designer and tech expert Victoria Myrand as Content and Design Specialist. In this newly created position, Ms. Myrand will expand Teneo’s digital marketing, social ... Read More

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 15:38

Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes of Edelweiss in Zürich and the deployment of the first ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:52

Passengers flying with UNIGLOBE Premium Travel in Costa Rica now have free access to the newest airport lounge at Juan Santamaria International Airport, also known as San Jose International Airport ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism beefs up online presence

editor editor- February 28, 2019 23:06

The new DiscoverPuertoRico.com offers a rich, multimedia content experience that inspires visitors to explore the entire Island while connecting them with local tourism businesses directly. Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico’s ... Read More

Starwood opens Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Sharjah

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 18:10

Four Points by Sheraton opened its doors in Sharjah. The hotel stands at the end of the famous Sharjah Buhairah Corniche with easy access to the famous Blue and Gold ... Read More

Air Seychelles to operate seasonal flights to Antananarivo

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 18, 2019 21:14

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today announced that it will operate seasonal flights between Seychelles and the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo as from July ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier and more enjoyable. The Minister ... 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

UNIGLOBE Travel agencies in BC, Ontario and Quebec named to Air Canada Circle of Excellence

editor editor- January 21, 2019 23:36

UNIGLOBE Travel agencies in Canada’s three largest provinces are among the 2019 winners of the Air Canada Circle of Excellence Award. Read More

Hilton opens first and only international hotel in Nujiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 17:05

Hilton today announced the opening of a new focused-service hotel in Nujiang in China's Yunnan province. New Hilton Garden Inn Nujiang is the first and only international hotel in Nujiang, ... Read More