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Jamaica Tourism Minister urges more tourism investment

May 26, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Financial institutions, including the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), are being urged by Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, to better establish a window of opportunity for Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) and to invest more in tourism in the region. Bartlett argued that a more significant contribution to national economies and its citizens can only • Read More »

Twelve Maltese beaches awarded Blue Flag status

May 25, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), has announced that twelve beaches in Malta and Gozo have been awarded Blue Flag status for this year. To be awarded a Blue Flag, beaches must comply with a strict set of guidelines. Among those are: passage of water quality testing; access points and access for disable persons; life • Read More »

Seychelles at RETOSA’s third extraordinary board meeting

May 25, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The principal secretary for tourism Anne Lafortune attended the third extraordinary board meeting of the Regional Tourism Organization of South Africa (RETOSA) held at the Latitude Conference Centre in Durban on May 17. Mrs. Lafortune was accompanied by the deputy chief executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Jenifer Sinon. The aim of the meeting • Read More »

Corinthia Hotel London awarded “Ultratravel Collection Hotel of the Year” at ULTRAS 2017

May 25, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The five-star Corinthia Hotel London has been named “Ultratravel Collection Hotel of the Year” at the prestigious 2017 ULTRAS Awards, held in London on May 22, 2017. Receiving the accolade for the second year in a row, the award further strengthens Corinthia Hotel London’s position among the world’s finest luxury hotels. “We are delighted to • Read More »

CarTrawler’s annual report reveals lower availability of premium seats worldwide

May 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The constant improvement in the availability of premium seats in the airlines since 2010 has concluded with the results obtained in the analysis carried out this year by CarTrawler. Last year, 76.6% of inquiries about prize entries provided access to a savings category prize ticket. In 2017, this figure decreased to 72.4%. For the US, • Read More »

Minister Bartlett at CDB panel discussion on tourism industry reform

May 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, will join leading Caribbean experts in tourism at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), where they will discuss issues that are key to advancing economic growth in the Caribbean, including regional productivity and tourism industry reform. The meeting will • Read More »

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

May 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor based in Hong Kong SAR as Chairperson of the Association’s Executive Board. She replaces Andrew Jones who was elected Chairman in May 2016 and who • Read More »

PATA Mart 2018 will be in Langkawi, Malaysia

May 24, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Langkawi is the venue for PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) with this signature Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) event being hosted by Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi Development Authority. The announcement was made on Sunday, May 21 by the Association’s CEO Dr. Mario Hardy during the PATA Annual Summit in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Dr. Hardy • Read More »

Bermuda to Host First World Triathlon Series April 28th

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) have signed a three-year contract to host World Triathlon Series events, with the first race to • Read More »

WTM Africa sees huge increase in numbers

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Starting with World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2017 – held in Cape Town from April 19-21 – the event recorded a 17% increase in travel professionals and media, and a 9% increase in registered travel agents, with 21 different African countries represented. The total number of countries represented grew to 38, up 5.2%. Overall, there were • Read More »

NATSO Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposal Calling for Tolls and Commercial Rest Areas

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings today issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s budget proposal that would like to “liberalize tolling policy and allow • Read More »

69th Annual Lilac Festival To Kick Off Mackinac Island Summer Season

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrate Mackinac Island’s rich history and blooming lilacs during the 69th Annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival, June 9-18, 2017. From concerts to culinary events, horse • Read More »

Casino Del Sol Announces New Acts for 2017 AVA Season

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. TUCSON, Ariz., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Southern Arizona’s premier entertainment destination, Casino Del Sol has announced additional world-class entertainment acts that will perform this year at its award-winning concert venue, AVA Amphitheater, • Read More »

The Nevis Tourism Authority Is Pleased To Announce Delta Airlines’ Plans To Launch New Nonstop Flights To St. Kitts & Nevis

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Delta Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights to St. Kitts and Nevis, including a new weekly Saturday flight from New York’s John F. • Read More »

Golf Drug Rehab celebrates its 10 year anniversary

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. DANA POINT, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Capo by the Sea, an executive drug treatment center based in San Juan Capistrano, CA is celebrating its 10 year anniversary of its Golf Drug Rehab • Read More »

Cinergy Entertainment Group, Inc. announces new amenities and groundbreaking date for the location in Amarillo, TX

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. DALLAS, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cinergy Entertainment Group, Inc. announced today that it has applied for a building permit and intends to begin construction by August 1st with a new target opening • Read More »

Manchester Concert Bombing: Travel Insurance Coverage for Terrorism Explained

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Monday’s bombing at the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom killed more than 20 people and injured at least 50 others. The attack comes less • Read More »

Horizon Air pilots pass vote to amend labor contract

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. PORTLAND, Ore., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Horizon Air pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) have approved an amendment to their existing eight-year contract. Horizon is a regional airline that • Read More »

Paul Gauguin Cruises Honored As The “#1 Cruise Line For Honeymooners” In BRIDES Magazine’s 2017 Honeymoon Awards

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. BELLEVUE, Wash., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to • Read More »

River Rock Casino Selects the AIM® System for Database Marketing Solution

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. LAS VEGAS, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Marketing Results, Inc., announced today that River Rock Casino has implemented the Advanced Intelligence Marketing (AIM®) system as its complete database marketing solution. River Rock chose • Read More »

Conectando a China con el mundo: Air China anuncia la nueva ruta Air China Easy Way Pekín-Fráncfort

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. PEKÍN, 23 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire/ – El 22 de mayo, Air China anunció el lanzamiento de una nueva ruta Air China Easy Way Pekín-Fráncfort en colaboración con el aeropuerto de Pekín-Capital • Read More »

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Launches MGM Resorts’ M life Rewards Loyalty Program on June 7

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, part of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), announced today that it will be launching the Company’s award-winning M life Rewards • Read More »

Pasos a seguir para el cuidado del auto, para tener un viaje por carretera sin estrés

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. BETHESDA, Maryland, 23 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — La temporada de los viajes por carretera ya está aquí. Tomar medidas proactivas para asegurarse de que su vehículo está funcionando correctamente • Read More »

Orlando’s Newest Openings Offer Something for Everyone This Summer

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. ORLANDO, Fla., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Recently named AAA’s Top Destination for Memorial Day Travel, Orlando is unveiling some of the largest expansions in theme park history this week, from the enchanting • Read More »

Travel Advantage Network’s President Participates in “Murph” Challenge

May 23, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Be aware: This is a paid press release related to travel and tourism, hospitality, or aviation and was circulated by PR Newswire. MILLERSVILLE, Md., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The President of Travel Advantage Network, Scott Fasano, has been raising money throughout the month of May for the “Murph” Challenge, an event that supports the • Read More »