International Cruise Summit 2021 comes together in Madrid to prepare for the cruise boom in 2022

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:59:00 +0300

After a transitional 2021, in which 50% of the world's cruise fleet has resumed sailing with some the most rigorous and safest protocols to be found anywhere in the world, the second half of 2022 is expected to be close to pre-pandemic levels.

Long-term climate-protection project: Munich Airport creates "Climate Forest"

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:53:00 +0300

Munich Airport creates regional carbon-offset project.

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts confirms the reopening of six hotels in Dominican Republic and Mexico

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:46:00 +0300

The reopening of the properties is set to take place between November 1st and December 15th, 2021. Bahia Principe will now have 16 total properties open for bookings across the Caribbean and Mexico.

Azamara unveils 2023 and 2024 itineraries, spanning every corner of the flobe

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:39:00 +0300

The Destination Immersion brand will also offer new pre- and post- cruise land programs, shore excursions and Azamara’s most celebrated tradition, AzAmazing Evenings.

Hotelbeds partners again with Travel South USA to boost inbound tourism in southern states

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:31:00 +0300

Hotelbeds has signed a new agreement with Travel South USA to drive both domestic and international inbound tourism to the southern states. The campaign will target Hotelbeds' extensive network of commercial travel buyers based in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany, and will highlight the South's many attractions as a leisure destination.    

Marriott International signs agreement with Hotéis Deville to debut Westin Hotels & Resorts in Brazil

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:24:00 +0300

The Westin Hotel São Paulo expected to feature 187 rooms and suites in São Paulo’s exclusive Itaim Bibi district.  

Etihad Airways signs multi-year retailing deal with ATPCO for Routehappy content

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:17:00 +0300

ATPCO to create and distribute UPAs to airline’s third-party distribution channels.

Davidson Hospitality Group appointed new management company for Charleston’s iconic Mills House Hotel

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:10:00 +0300

RLJ Lodging Trust selects Pivot to operate historic gem.

hihotels launches new consumer website

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:00:00 +0300 features redesigned property pages and a more user-friendly design.

Barry Kadel appointed general manager of The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:52:00 +0300

Marriot veteran joins executive team at the recently renovated resort.

HVMG assumes management of TownePlace Suites Charlotte Fort Mill and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charlotte - Ballantyne

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:45:00 +0300

The two hotels mark the 9th and 10th addition in past two months.

Fraport traffic figures – September 2021: Positive passenger trend continues

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:37:00 +0300

During the first nine months of 2021, FRA served a total of some 15.8 million passengers. This resulted in a 2.2 percent decline compared to the same period last year, versus a 70.8 percent slide compared with the first nine months of 2019.

Wayne’s World Media (WWM) adds 5-Star Antigua resort

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:24:00 +0300

Wayne’s World Media has developed a reputation for their unique ability to grab the attention of the highly sought-after segment of Millennial travelers in the United States, as well as Gen-Z and Boomer Travelers.  

Rental car customer satisfaction drops as vehicle shortage causes prices to surge, J.D. Power finds

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:31:00 +0300

Average Customer-Cited Price-Per-Day Rental Fee Climbs 58% in Past Nine Months  

'Green' savvy Britons swap planes for trains

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:26:00 +0300

Omio survey conducted by YouGov shows almost 50% of Brits willing to take the train over plane. 57% of Britons willing to change preferred mode of transport to a more environmentally-friendly option, compared to 45% of Germans and 40% of the French. More than 90% of UK travellers think about the environmental impact of travel, up 10% compared to 2019.

Carnival Corporation names John Padgett as President of Princess Cruises

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:15:00 +0300

John Padgett will oversee all performance and operational functions of Princess Cruises and its global fleet of 14 ships sailing cruise guests to nearly 400 destinations around the world annually.

Oia revealed as the world’s most beautiful village

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:07:00 +0300

Oia is the world's most beautiful village, with over 1.6 million posts on Instagram and Pinterest.

Travel Club to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with inaugural summit

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:03:00 +0300

Multi-day gathering in Miami offers networking, inspiration and visibility for Latinx Entrepreneurs.

Aerial Jets offers unmatched pricing and luxury services

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:55:00 +0300

As private aviation use continues to rise, Aerial Jets is the elite and approachable choice for domestic and international travel.

Anna Sant appointed as CPP UK’s Commercial Development Manager for Parametrics

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:49:00 +0300

CPP Group UK brings in former Moneysupermarket travel insurance specialist to grow InsurTech’s parametric insurance offering.

TraknProtect showcases the latest in Location-based technologies at HITEC Dallas

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:42:00 +0300

Industry’s leading provider of safety button and asset tracking solutions educates attendees on how new advancements are leading to more secure, responsive and successful hotel operations.

DigiTravel Consulting, BTP Automation and About Partners announce new hotel program

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:36:00 +0300

Opportunity Analysis to deliver smarter sourcing and remove marketplace uncertainty.

AC Hotel Miami Dadeland opens at Dadeland Mall

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:31:00 +0300

Managed by Concord Hospitality, the 170-room property will offer guests a modern space with European flair that has the flexibility to host meetings and events of all kinds.

Sheraton Dallas introduces Jennifer Caldwell as Director of Group Sales

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:25:00 +0300

As the Director of Group Sales at Sheraton Dallas, Caldwell will be responsible for leading the property’s group sales efforts and building long-term, value-based customer relationships that align with and achieve booking and sales objectives.

Eurail unveils new distribution platform providing travel partners with convenient rail ticketing options

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:20:00 +0300

Now, travel companies of all sizes can expand their product offerings, providing railway Passes as an added option for their customers. 

Four Hundred by Design lunched B-to-B platform

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:14:00 +0300

B-to-B platform to provide luxury travel advisors a competitive edge to support their growing client demands.

PortAventura Business & Events centralises the operations of the RallyRACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada for the 16th consecutive year

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:10:00 +0300

In line with PortAventura World’s strategic priorities, the 2021 event steps up safety measures against COVID-19 and makes a strong commitment to reducing the environmental impact of the World Rally Championshi.

Embraer celebrates 15-years of Executive Care Program for business jets

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:07:00 +0300

Previously known as “EEC”, the program is now adopting its full name: Embraer Executive Care. A subtle yet significant change, the name stands for what Embraer provides to its customers: care and support.

Ethiopian Airlines enter into an interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:02:00 +0300

The partnership with Artlink in particular will increase seamless connectivity options for customers in the regions of South Africa with the vast network of Ethiopian Airlines in the continent and beyond.

Midas Hospitality hires new Director of Business Development

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:55:00 +0300

Carrie Van Nest has more than 30 years of industry experience.

Wyndham continues to expand stylish economy brand Super 8 in Germany with new hotel in Chemnitz

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:49:00 +0300

The new build hotel marks the ninth Super 8 property in partnership with leading hotel management company GS Star GmbH, Grünwald.  

Munich Airport International partners with Urban-Air Port

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:42:00 +0300

Collaboration for design and operation of take-off and landing infrastructure for eVTOL air taxis.

Marriott International and Howard University to address racial equity in the hospitality industry

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:34:00 +0300

Inaugural weeklong student event will help create a pipeline of Black leadership to achieve a more diverse and inclusive industry

Heather McCrory, CEO, Accor, North & Central America, is this year’s winner of the Katie Taylor Economic Award

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:25:00 +0300

The award was presented by Women in Tourism & Hospitality at its virtual global Summit on Oct. 5, 2021. 

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts signs agreement for Los Angeles property

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:20:00 +0300

Plans call for 58 rooms and suites, eight private estates and the signature Bulgari Il Ristorante - Niko Romito – as well as a 10,000 square foot Spa, a state-of-the-art-gym, offering Bulgari’s exclusive Workshop training method, a cinema and an exclusive eight-seat sushi bar.

Brown Hotels launches Dave Red Athens, the first international outpost for the hospitality group's Young & Hip hotel line

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 12:32:00 +0300

Established as a design-driven, affordable brand of urban boutique hotels, DAVE adds Athens to its existing offerings in Tel Aviv: DAVE Gordon, DAVE Levinsky & DAVE Downtown.

UK Travel & Tourism sector may only recover by a third this year, says WTTC

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 12:21:00 +0300

International visitor spend looks set to plunge by almost 50% on 2020 figures, making the UK one of the worst performing countries in the world. 2022 performance could be better but still hangs in the balance.

ANIXE - Travel Market Trends 2021.10: The holiday season is behind us! But the scale of bookings keeps growing...

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 12:15:00 +0300

Today, the numbers show that the 4th COVID wave carries much less significance and impact than the 3rd. One could optimistically say it even seems insignificant to the booking trends. Bookings are still coming in and the curve is steadily rising.

Routes World 2022 returns to Las Vegas

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 12:06:00 +0300

Having hosted the 2013 edition of the event, the LVCVA and McCarran International Airport will again welcome the global route development community to the city that has been named the No. 1 Trade Show Destination for 26 consecutive years.  

LTI announces the world’s best luxury hotel brands 2021

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:58:00 +0300

Six Senses takes top spot for the second successive year; Three brands enter top 12 for first time.   

Decarbonizing the aviation industry begins in rural Georgia

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:48:00 +0300

US Secretary of Energy's visit highlights Biden's vision to bolster nation's infrastructure.

Ministers and industry leaders convene on air travel and trade recovery priorities

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:36:00 +0300

Event interactions, taking place from 12 to 22 October, will focus not only on near-term objectives relevant to countries’ traveler vaccination and related pandemic risk mitigation measures.

Fiji will reopen to international travellers starting December 1st

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:28:00 +0300

Fiji remains an ideal destination where travellers can spread out amongst 333 islands, stay in boutique resorts, have an entire beach to themselves, and escape any crowds.

Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index rose 5.2% in September

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:20:00 +0300

In September, the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index surpassed both the S&P 500 (-4.8%) and the MSCI US REIT Index (-6.0%).

SWISS to begin service to Beirut

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:13:00 +0300

Lebanon’s economic and cultural centre will receive two SWISS flights a week, on Thursdays and Sundays.

‘United States of Adventure’ collection expanded as U.S. reopens

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:08:00 +0300

New G Adventures trips offer value, culture and guaranteed park access.

enpact and TUI Care Foundation extend Tourism Recovery Programme

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:01:00 +0300

The Tourism Recovery Programme extends to support entrepreneurial tourism teams in Tunisia, with 100 businesses from Tunisia joining the 315 from Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya already participating.  

Glasgow Airport lands second new airline to operate route to Paris Orly

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:55:00 +0300

AirFrance/KLM Group’s Transavia to launch Glasgow Paris Orly route next April.  

Hotel industry demand for experience personalization grows

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:50:00 +0300

Zoox Smart Data demonstrates Latest in Intelligent Guest Profile Technology at HITEC Dallas. Hospitality’s leading provider of targeted guest promo and communication technology attracts over 150 hotelier inquiries during industry’s most anticipated tradeshow event.  

Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group launch a unique hotel concept

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:39:00 +0300

Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group are joining forces to present the Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand, an innovative hotel concept in the Luxury Lifestyle Segment.

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