Southwest Airlines Co. today is celebrating the contributions of President & Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven, an industry veteran and proven Leader, who announced plans to step down from his role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the end of September and from his role as President at the...
WorldHotels continues its global development momentum as two new hotels join its North America portfolio. Today WorldHotels welcomes the STRAT Hotel Casino in Las Vegas and the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno to its WorldHotels Elite Collection, which features hotels and resorts that deliver memorable experiences and offer impeccable service in some of the world’s...
Holland America Line is pleased with the recent announcement of the lifting of Canadian pandemic border restrictions. Under the new guidelines, Canadian border vaccination and testing requirements are no longer necessary, which is an important step for the cruise industry in simplifying the travel process for itineraries to Alaska and Canada. Under the new procedures,...
Inspired by Iceland, today announced the continuation of Taste of Iceland 2022, an annual celebration of Icelandic culture in North America. Concluding the series of fall festivals, Reykjavik’s sister city, Seattle is hosting Taste of Iceland from October 6-9. Throughout the weekend, locals can transport themselves to Iceland with a series of events inspired by, and in celebration of, the best of Icelandic...
The Government of Japan announced a policy of resuming entry by individual travelers for tourism purposes beginning on October 11. JNTO looks forward to welcoming individual inbound travelers back to Japan with the long-awaited lifting of entry restrictions. The resumption of individual travel to Japan and visa waivers, and the elimination of the daily arrival cap will...
 Following Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s (SLH) recent brand campaign to help guests transcend their comfort zones and expand their holiday horizons, the luxury hotel brand has unveiled its first artist collaboration with Malaysian artist Beatrice Oh, whose storybook character “Dumpling the Tiger and Li” will invite viewers to follow them...
The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that American Airlines will introduce an additional scheduled flight to its daily, scheduled service from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA), starting on Thursday, November 3, 2022. The airline has released its Anguilla flight schedule...
 A team from the Saint-Martin Tourism Office is currently conducting a weeklong series of trade and consumer events and outreach in the Northeast USA to promote the destination and build business for the upcoming Fall and Winter seasons. The delegation is led by President Valérie Damaseau, accompanied by Director Aida Weinum, North...
 In his speech to the high-level segment of the UN General Assembly, Sameh Hassan Shoukry Selimsaid that the world is at a delicate historical moment of increased polarization, at which serious action, and a commitment to multilateralism, are needed.  The fault lies, he said, not in the UN system, but in...
New WorldHotels properties now open in London, Milton Keynes and Salisbury, UK as well as Florence, Italy WorldHotels Collection announced today the expansion of its hotel offerings in premier destinations across Europe. The addition of these exquisite properties is part of the company’s larger effort to strategically expand its footprint in key destinations across the globe. The latest...
Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. announced today that the all new Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya are now available for booking across both Hyatt.com and PlayaResorts.com. The latest addition to Hyatt’s award winning all-inclusive adult experience, Hyatt Zilara Rivera Maya is set to welcome guests beginning December 1, 2022. Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya is...
The Dyrt, the No. 1 app for camping with the most active online camping community, has announced the 2022 Best Places To Camp: Top 10 in the U.S. based on reviews and ratings from its vast community of campers. These 10 spots are campers’ dream destinations — idyllic, peaceful and the epitome...
Life Time has outdoor pools, pickleball and training programs for your fittest summer ever  The summer season is ripe for engaging in activities to get your body and mind stronger and healthier. To make sure people are getting the most out of these longer days, Anika Christ, one of Life Time’s...
Bookings are now open with Grand Opening rates offering 47% savings beginning at $220 per person per night Karisma Hotels & Resorts, the award-winning collection of properties spanning Latin America, the Caribbean and Mexico, and Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand synonymous with fun and escapism, will open the doors to the third property under the Island Reserve brand, Margaritaville® Island...
The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is hosting a two-day International Music and Food Festival this July 30-31, 2022, at the Saca Chispas Field in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The first of its kind, the Belize International Music and Food Festival aims to showcase local and international musical artists as well as Belize’s exceptional...
Boat Lagoon Yachting sells 85 yachts in region  “Sales have surged, driven in large part by our base of loyal customers upgrading to bigger boats, and their referrals of friends who seek the service assurance of a long-standing local dealership.”   Mr. Vrit Yongsakul, Group Chief Executive Officer, Boat Lagoon Yachting Boat Lagoon Yachting, one of Southeast...
The network of protected areas managed by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history and 450,000 km² of memories from coast to coast. Grand-Pré National Historic Site is pleased to welcome visitors for the 2022 season. This year, several festivities are planned at Grand-Pré NHS to celebrate the 100th anniversary...
STOW IT has become the largest vehicle storage provider in Denver, returning overing $200 million to the city. They are expanding rapidly and are actively replicating their success in Denverto Austin. STOW IT is a Colorado-based start-up that works with locals that have extra space to connect with those who need storage for cars, boats, RVs,...
New eastbound voyage sails from Fort Lauderdale on historic route that ends at Rotterdam on company’s 150th birthday            As its 150th anniversary approaches April 18, 2023, Holland America Line is adding a second commemorative transatlantic crossing aboard Rotterdam to the schedule of celebratory events. Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on April 3, 2023, the 16-night itinerary sails to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, retracing...
World’s First Alexa Commercial TV Integration Uses LG webOS Smart TV Platform  Leveraging their respective strengths in the hospitality market, LG Electronics and Amazon have co-developed the first integration of Amazon’s popular Alexa AI with LG hotel TVs using the powerful webOS™ smart TV platform, the companies announced at HITEC...
Cloud-based, mobile-first solution from industry leader IDeaS prioritizes owner control and flexibility, pairing state-of-the-art capabilities with performance-driving data and analytics Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with more than 8,900 hotels across over 95 countries, today unveiled RevIQ, a next-generation, cloud-based, mobile-first revenue management system designed...
Set to open in 2026, the 250-room hotel will be an exceptional resort-style retreat located in one of China’s most dynamic and historically rich destinations. Leading luxury hospitality company, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and esteemed Chinese development firm, Spring Garden Company Limited, a subsidiary of Vanzhong Group, announce plans for the upcoming Four Seasons...
LBA Hospitality, an Alabama–based hotel management company, today announced that the Moxy Chattanooga Downtown Hotel picked up three awards at the annual Marriott Select Brands (MSB) Owner Franchisee Conference. These awards recognize and honor the achievements of Marriott’s best team members, strongest managers and top performing hotels in the Select Brand category....
Wynn Resorts recently issued its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, defining the Company’s important milestones in 2021. The report provides insight into key initiatives including the Company’s continued commitment to decrease emissions; an enhanced Diversity and Inclusion program; a comprehensive Human Trafficking Prevention program; and transformative investments in the communities...
 Club Med, the pioneer of the all-inclusive concept and leader in family vacations, announced today new enhancements to its existing family and wellness programming. Just in time for summer vacations, Club Med is deploying its new Mini Club Med + children’s programming across its resort portfolio in North America, Asia, and Europe. While...
In order to continuously leverage the brand value of the World Natural Heritage Site and better build an exchange bridge to introduce Wulong to the world, a conference to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Wulong Karst’s successful inclusion into the World Natural Heritage List was held in Wulong District,...
Fairmont will grant more than 500 wishes and donate €1 million in charitable support over the next three years – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce its first global partnership with Make-A-Wish®, after nearly two decades of working closely together at multiple locations across Canada, the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Together, Fairmont and...
Having a cruise vacation to plan and look forward to just got easier. On top of the summer savings Princess Cruises is currently offering on 2022 and 2023 voyages, guests can take advantage of a new $1 deposit offer, running June 30 – July 5, 2022. This means cruisers who reserve their sailings...
 CheapAir.com has published its latest year-over-year study, analyzing over 24 million flights to Europe to identify how much airfare has changed since this time last year. With inflation impacting travel costs for much of 2022, it is a pleasant surprise that international airfare to Europe is down 15.1% with the lowest average price coming in at $908 as...

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