Seatrade Cruise Global reveals panelists, themes for 2021 state of the global industry keynote

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:14:00 +0300

Cruise industry event returns to Miami Beach Convention Center 27-30 September 2021 celebrating 35th anniversary.

Airacer launches two new platforms - Airacer Pro and Airacer Air Taxi

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:06:00 +0300

Private aviation company revolutionizes industry with on-demand charter flights.

Reside Worldwide continues expansion of its EMEA team as the growth of its tech platform accelerates

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:00:00 +0300

Jessica Sharpe and Juliet Howie will be representing the Reside team at the Business Travel Show Europe in London, U.K. between September 30 and October 1, 2021.

GSTC formally joins ISEAL as a community member

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:49:00 +0300

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has formally became an ISEAL Community Member.

Likeable lagoons: 14 of the most Instagrammable lagoons in the world

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:38:00 +0300

In first place is Iceland’s iconic Blue Lagoon. WIth more than 107,000 photos tagged to this location on Instagram, the milky-blue geo-thermal spa is a must-visit (and obviously a must-gram) for anyone visiting Iceland.

The Meritage Collection rolls out new sustainability programs and partnerships

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:30:00 +0300

Brand’s six properties bring eco-friendly lifestyle to the forefront with wdditional green initiatives in the pipeline.

Global Green Destinations Days 2021 online

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:06:00 +0300

Sustainability as a journey for destinations and countries.

Accor Heartist Solidarity spreads the hospitality of the heart with its partners

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:03:00 +0300

Accor Heartist Solidarity is renewing its support for five flagship projects at its long-standing partner associations.

New survey finds nearly 50% of hospitality workers consider switching jobs for better workplace technology

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:55:00 +0300

Approximately one in five employees felt unsafe at work because of faulty walkie-talkie radios, and more than 70% of workers have resorted to using personal smartphones on-the-job because of radio malfunctions.

Tiqets partners with San Francisco Travel Association

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:43:00 +0300

The global Dutch-based booking site will assume ticketing operations beginning September 24.

Zoox Smart Data to showcase advanced innovations in big data and AI technology at HITEC 2021

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:38:00 +0300

International provider of big data and artificial intelligence technology to exhibit the next-generation solutions capable of boosting hotel revenues while delivering the ultimate in personalized guest experiences.

Wonder of the Seas sets course for U.S. and Europe

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:35:00 +0300

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas invites families to reimagine what's possible starting March 2022.

Nobu Hospitality launched a new interactive mobile app in partnership with Alliants

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:31:00 +0300

Features include mobile check-in and check-out, virtual room keys, itinerary at a glance and the ability to chat in multiple languages on a variety of platforms, including WeChat, SMS, and WhatsApp.

Vrbo challenges Airbnb and other vacation rental competitors with Fast Start programme

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:00:00 +0300

The new programme allows property owners to transfer their ratings or Superhost status across from other travel sites.

New WTTC report provides vital investment recommendations for the Travel & Tourism sector post-pandemic

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:55:00 +0300

Investment plummeted by almost one third in 2020.

Cloud5 will introduce their broad range of Managed IT Services for the hospitality industry at HITEC 2021

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:48:00 +0300

Leading provider of communications solutions and Managed IT Services to help hoteliers reduce costs, maximize on-property resources, and deliver seamless guest communication.

Zeta and Adara partner on new targeting and engagement solutions ahead of anticipated travel resurgence

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:36:00 +0300

The partnership between market leaders will provide precision insights and activation capabilities to grow bookings as the industry anticipates a 2022 return to pre-pandemic traveler demand.

Green Globe Certification announces appointment of new Chief Executive Officer

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:22:00 +0300

With the new appointment, previous CEO Mr. Guido Bauer will now assume a full time role as Company Owner.

OTA Insight and PredictHQ partner for smarter demand forecasting as hoteliers prepare for rebound

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:15:00 +0300

OTA Insight’s solutions now have access to a deeper pool of event data that includes relevant concerts, conferences, community events, festivals, expos, performing arts and sports events; that have been sourced, verified and enriched by PredictHQ.

MMGY Global announces launch of the Travel Marketing Collective as international travel rebounds

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:01:00 +0300

New global partnership aligns across 34 countries to deliver a new focus for destination and hospitality brands to reach international travelers.

Trondent launches new pre-booking trip authorization solution, driven by an Artificial Intelligence rules engine

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:54:00 +0300

Authorizer Travel Request is a smart standalone online solution which does not require integration with the GDS and can be used by corporations of all sizes regardless of geography and travel providers used to manage their travel program.

Hotels projected to end 2021 down $59 billion in business travel revenue

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:49:00 +0300

The lack of business travel and events has major repercussions for employment, and underscores the need for targeted federal relief, such as the Save Hotel Jobs Act.

Over 6,000 trade visitors attended in person and over 3,000 online at OTDYKH Leisure 2021

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:16:00 +0300

The exhibition featured 450 companies from 41 Russian regions and 23 different countries, also 30 business events with over 160 speakers and almost 1.500 participants.

TripActions launches industry-leading VIP offering

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:11:00 +0300

Global offering backed by Reed & Mackay rewrites the playbook for premium corporate travel.

Future of aviation security focus of AVSEC2021 and 9/11 commemoration

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:00:00 +0300

The three-day event was a unique occasion to take stock of the opportunities and challenges inherent in carrying on or resuming operations in the midst of a global pandemic, where health measures have become a critical piece of the aviation puzzle.

Courtyard by Marriott Salt River commences multi-million dollar renovation

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:44:00 +0300

Design and procurement services provided by The Cornerstone Collective.

Deal-making activity in the travel & tourism sector declined by 17.4% during August 2021, says GlobalData

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:27:00 +0300

All the deal types (under coverage) witnessed decline in deal activity in August compared to the previous month.

Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau changes name to Visit Greater Palm Springs

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:22:00 +0300

The new name better reflects the organization’s longer-term vision of not only showcasing their nine cities as a premiere leisure and meetings destination but also growing the tourism economy in the region.

The reimagined Park Hyatt Toronto officially reopens its doors

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:12:00 +0300

The restored hotel debuts new interiors from Studio Munge, luxury guestrooms, a new world-class restaurant and rooftop lounge.

Marriott International reports on environmental, social, and governance progress

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:52:00 +0300

Marriott’s sustainability and social impact platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction, guides the company's commitment to make a positive and sustainable impact wherever it does business, delivering value for associates, customers, owners, the environment, and communities around the world.

Bombardier's brand-new challenger 3500 leverages SITA-powered eco app to reduce business jet's carbon footprint

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:29:00 +0300

Eco app, a combination of SITA's eWAS Pilot and OptiFlight, reduces fuel burn through intelligent flight planning.

As wave of business reopen nationally, new Holiday Inn opens in Erie

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:21:00 +0300

Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels continues northeast expansion strategy.

Benchmark names Bryan Drackett Director of Talent Acquisition

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:14:00 +0300

Bryan Drackett brings two decades of senior leadership experience to his new role with Benchmark, including twelve years serving in talent acquisition.

Carnival Corporation releases Annual Sustainability Report

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 09:15:00 +0300

World’s largest cruise company introduces 2030 goals, 2050 aspirations and emphasizes commitment to decarbonization to further strengthen environmental, social and governance performance.

Celebrity Cruises launches largest-ever global advertising campaign, unveiling new brand look

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 08:24:00 +0300

The new-luxury cruise line's "Journey Safe, Journey Wonderfull" campaign showcases the fullness of a Celebrity Cruises vacation with people and places at the heart of the story; supported by industry leading health and safety measures.

PriceLabs announces the launch of pricing API for dynamic pricing solution

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 08:14:00 +0300

The new API will allow any PMS to integrate with PriceLabs and leverage its dynamic pricing platform.

ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance honour 2021 incredible impacts winners

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:44:00 +0300

The Incredible Impacts Programme honour three associations who have left lasting legacies of social change – not only in the meetings industry, but in communities around the world.

Dynamic business travel duo spearhead launch of new TMC – TakeTwo Travel Solutions

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:38:00 +0300

TakeTwo’s vision is to provide high-level personalised global travel services to international SME corporations and road warriors, where travel is a crucial component of their business operations, as well as a premium service to high-net-worth individuals.

OAG research: Nearly three quarters of U.S. travellers support the introduction of international vaccine passports

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:43:00 +0300

70% of all travellers support international vaccine passports; 56% of unvaccinated travellers won’t get vaccinated even if it were required to travel.

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota welcomes new General Manager: Rajesh Khubchandani

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:28:00 +0300

Khubchandani will oversee all resort, residence, beach club, and golf club operations, while reinforcing the beloved traditions most emblematic to the iconic property celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Mandarin Oriental to manage luxury residences in Beverly Hills, California

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:10:00 +0300

Mandarin Oriental Residences, Beverly Hills, at 9200 Wilshire Boulevard is the Group’s first residential-only project on the US West Coast.

Ralph Cutié named new MIA Director and CEO

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:04:00 +0300

Ralph is a 30-year County veteran with more than 33 years of professional experience in the planning, organizing, directing, management and maintenance of large-scale facility and capital improvement engineering/construction projects.

Finnair adds frequencies and destinations to Europe, Asia and North America

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:01:00 +0300

Finnair continues to serve its key Asian destinations, flying daily to Tokyo, Seoul and Bangkok, and offers multiple weekly frequencies to Singapore and Hong Kong.

Agency trade associations speak with one voice on pandemic recovery

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 09:43:00 +0300

ASTA, ABTA, ACTA, CHTA and ECTAA call on government leaders around the world to create an aligned and synchronized response by 1) expeditiously developing clear vaccine and testing standards; 2) loosening entry restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers; and 3) providing the needed economic relief to the travel agency sector suffering for too long the bitter consequences of travel’s hard stop brought on by the pandemic.

Breeze Airways reveals new A220 livery, confirms order for 20 additional A220-300 aircraft

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 09:25:00 +0300

The aircraft’s fresh paint job was completed at Airbus’ facility in Mobile, Alabama, which will deliver approximately one A220 per month to Breeze over the next six-and-a-half years.

J.D. Power: Guest satisfaction declines among hotels operated by largest third-party management companies

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 09:43:00 +0300

The benchmark, which evaluates guest satisfaction with branded hotels that are operated by the largest third-party management companies, finds that guest satisfaction remains stable for amenities such as Wi-Fi, pools and fitness centers.

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa announces new Senior Marketing Manager and Associate Director of Group Sales

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 09:37:00 +0300

Hill Country Resort adds two new members to management team as hotel prepares for holiday travel.

Cloud5 welcomes industry veteran David Heckaman to their Executive Leadership Team

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 09:22:00 +0300

Mr. Heckaman comes to Cloud5 after being in the technology and hospitality industries for more than 30 years, with the last 19 being with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.

Hotel 1000 Seattle joins LXR Hotels & Resorts

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 09:07:00 +0300

August transition makes the city’s celebrated luxury urban resort LXR’s third U.S. property.

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