Tag: Westin

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

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:47

In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts today unveils a new worldwide culinary program, elevating the brand's existing wellness offerings and helping travelers fuel their workouts, productivity ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 21:43

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording anyone hears today when calling the Maui Visitors Burea. The ... Read More

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints new F&B Director

editor editor- May 25, 2019 00:50

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali takes great pleasure to announce that Executive Chef, Mr. Manoj Rawat, has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage. After spending more than 20 ... Read More

NIZUC Resort & Spa announces new Spa Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:32

Cancun's NIZUC Resort & Spa has hired Alicia Acevedo as Spa Director to oversee all activities surrounding the NIZUC Spa, the first ESPA-branded spa in the Mexican Caribbean. With over ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels 50 ranking has overtaken Marriott’s, ... Read More

The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 06:07

Francis Zimmerman has recently joined the Landmark Bangkok Hotel as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development for Next Story Group as Managing Director, South East Asia. During ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:16

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups and management companies and a ... 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

New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

editor editor- April 8, 2019 22:49

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu announced the appointment of Mr. Kanit Sangmookda as the new General Manager responsible for all areas in the Malaysian hotel including product development, financial performance, brand ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019 01:02

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local and international cuisine, are in for a healthier, heightened culinary ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:29

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this exotic, exciting and welcoming destination ... Read More

Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan GM elected President of European Hotel Managers Association

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 00:40

Ezio A. Indiani, General Manager Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan and EHMA National Delegate Italy since 2010, has been elected President during the 46th Annual General Meeting of the ... Read More

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 21:30

Marriott International is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy, the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9hjvISsDWg&feature=youtu.be The campaign celebrates ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 16:35

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, 114,602 UK tourists arrived in ... Read More

Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali names new sales director

editor editor- February 12, 2019 00:33

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Ms. Saraswati Subadia as Director of Sales & Marketing. She is moving into this leading role ... Read More

Aliz Hotel Times Square welcomes new Director of Sales & Marketing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 18:05

Aliz Hotel Times Square announced today the appointment of Maureen Murphy as the new Director of Sales & Marketing of the new property which opened this past October under the ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Delhi appoints new Director of Sales & Marketing

editor editor- January 4, 2019 19:40

Hyatt Regency Delhi announced the appointment of Kunal Dewana as the new Director of Sales & Marketing position. Read More

Heavenly Spa celebrates 5 years of wellness

editor editor- December 14, 2018 12:03

Heavenly Spa by Westin is preparing to celebrate its 5th anniversary with a meaningful initiative known as the Five Elements Wellness Calendar. Read More

Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 01:15

Destination Coorg presents a rural district in the southwest Indian State of Karnataka. Coorg is not just known for its scenic beauty and coffee, but also is a conclave of ... 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

Hotel Opening in Capetown: AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:37

AC Hotels by Marriott  Marriott International’s European-inspired lifestyle brand, today announced the opening of AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront marking the debut of the brand in Middle East and Africa. ... Read More

Embassy Suites Birmingham Alabama welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 08:02

Hilton announced today the appointment of Jose M. Pereira as General Manager of Embassy Suites Birmingham Alabama, effective immediately. Pereira will lead the team of the 242-two room suites hotel ... Read More

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2017 02:03

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the fourth annual Mode Tour Travel Mart held in COEX, Seoul from November 16 ... Read More

Who is going to Guam and why?

editor editor- October 7, 2017 00:22

In just one example of who’s going to Guam, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) & PATA (Pacific Asian Travel Association) held their 2016 Annual Conference in Guam which ... Read More

Guam commemorates the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 28, 2017 23:44

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) concluded a two-week series of commemoration to honor the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. The German ship spent two and ... Read More

Entertainment line-up confirmed for Guam Micronesia Island Fair

editor editor- May 6, 2015 12:07

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) along with T-Galleria by DFS, Westin Resort Guam, and United Airlines today confirmed the entertainment lineup for the 28th annual Guam Micronesia Island Fair (GMIF), ... Read More

Lotte Duty Free Guam Live Music Festival features world-class international lineup

editor editor- May 28, 2014 07:45

TUMON, Guam - Nine international music artists are slated to perform at the inaugural Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival next month at Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña, Guam. Read More

Best hotel pools on Guam

editor editor- January 12, 2013 03:06

If a big part of your vacation is how wonderful the hotel pool is, you will find many delightful spots in Guam to play, explore, and lounge at the myriad ... Read More

Tumon Lighting Project making tourism brighter on Guam

editor editor- December 15, 2011 04:19

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Power Authority announced the completion of its Tumon Lighting Project on December 7, 2011. The agency installed energy-efficient lighting for the island’s tourism capital. Read More

Westin opens new property in Guadalajara

editor editor- September 15, 2011 06:40

The Westin Guadalajara officially opened on September 12, 2011 and is located in one of the most prestigious areas of the thriving metropolis of Guuadalajara, rich in both technology and ... Read More

First Westin hotel opening in Panama

editor editor- June 21, 2011 04:29

PLAYA BONITA, REPUBLIC OF PANAMÁ – The Westin Playa Bonita Panamá, the first Westin in the burgeoning destination, is set to be unveiled in October 2011. Read More

Westin Hotels makes landmark debut in South America

editor editor- June 1, 2011 03:37

London – Accelerating its global portfolio growth, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc have opened the doors of its first Westin hotel in South America – The Westin Lima Hotel ... Read More

New Balance and Westin Hotels join forces

editor editor- December 15, 2010 03:58

BOSTON and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Two renowned global brands in the fitness and hospitality categories are joining forces to empower travelers to stay healthy and fit when away from ... Read More