Seychelles exposed to best practices in Tourism Satellite Account Development

July 20, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Mrs. Anne Lafortune, led the Seychelles delegation to the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics held in Manila, Philippines at the end of June. The conference organized by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was themed “Measuring Sustainable Tourism,” in line with the UN’s declaration of the year 2017 • Read More »

Expedia Announces Changes to Wildlife Animal Attraction Booking; Pledges More Education and Greater Transparency

July 20, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: Today’s announcement also comes with the launch of a new initiative committing the company to improving education for travelers about animal welfare. Launching later this year, travelers searching for animal-related activities will be presented with detailed information about specific activities offered through Expedia on a new Wildlife Tourism Education Portal. • Read More »

Checks and Balances Project Calls Upon FIU and American Hotel & Lodging Assn. to Release Grant Application Records for $68K Study

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: C&BP’s public records request asks for all communications and documents relating to FIU’s grant proposal, awarded $68,210 from AHLA. A similar request was made via email to AHLA Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Relations Rosanna Maietta. “The hotel lobby has a secretive, pay-to-play academic research program,” said C&BP • Read More »

Cachet Hospitality Group To Debut Flagship Boutique Hotel In New York City

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “Cachet Boutique NYC will transport guests from the moment they walk through our glass doors into an oasis filled with the chicest rooms, seasonal food and beverage program and the best entertainment in New York,” said Nicole Levinson, Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing and Partnerships. “The confluence of placing • Read More »

Southwest Airlines to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on July 27, 2017

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time Who: Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Tammy Romo, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Web Address: http://www.southwestairlinesinvestorrelations.com/ To access the live audio webcast and subsequent replay, click on the link above, or go to • Read More »

MGM Resorts International Launches Program Celebrating Active Military & Veterans

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: For images and video footage, click here. Click to Tweet: .@MGMResortsIntl @MlifeRewards launches new #Military & #Veterans Program today! #MGMThanks bit.ly/2uf2bpM “As a company, we have always supported our country’s greatest heroes,” said Jim Murren, Chairman & CEO of MGM Resorts International. “Our new Military & Veterans Program provides us with • Read More »

MGM Executive Marcus Glover Named President & COO of Borgata

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Mr. Glover brings to the position more than a decade of gaming and hospitality experience. He has designed and developed several properties from the ground up in new jurisdictions and has held leadership roles in project management, government relations and labor relations. “Marcus’ proven leadership ability and wide range of • Read More »

Embaixada da Tailândia e Portal Embarque na Viagem alinham ações de divulgação

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Na visita à Cidade Maravilhosa constavam encontros com a ANP, Fiocruz, ACRJ, FIRJAN e Relações Internacionais do Governo do Estado. Como parte da programação houve o contato com a mídia especializada em fomentar o turismo internacional e de luxo – vale lembrar que o Portal Embarque na Viagem acabou de • Read More »

Florida’s Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) Co-Presents The 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in DC

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: The 2017 Festival provided opportunities for hundreds of thousands of visitors and global media to experience Circus Arts and was presented by the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the National Park Service, CAC and The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, in partnership with Visit Sarasota, the • Read More »

Expedia publica encuesta anual y revela las playas predilectas de los viajeros mexicanos

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Los mexicanos prefieren MéxicoCon tantas bellezas naturales, no es de sorprender que los viajeros mexicanos realmente disfruten las playas de su propio país. De acuerdo con la encuesta, México es el líder en la categoría de las playas más populares, seguido por Estados Unidos. Al elegir un destino para vacacionar • Read More »

Cendyn joins the Cloud Security Alliance

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: The CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure other forms of computing. “We pride ourselves on our continued commitment to data and • Read More »

Extended Stay America® Completes $1 Billion Renovation And Improvement Initiative

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “Our renovation initiative has been a huge success. The hotels look fantastic and our guests are enjoying a fresh, clean and comfortable stay. As with all of our initiatives at Extended Stay America, our primary goal was to improve our guests’ experiences and deliver outstanding value,” said Executive Vice President • Read More »

Lenny Jachimowicz of Marriott Joins Flywheel’s Board of Directors

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “There’s a big gap in the hospitality industry in terms of groups having a systemic approach across a portfolio, how they’re going to execute maintenance [in their buildings], and how they plan on improving productivity within their teams,” said Jachimowicz. “Flywheel has a great product that can help solve this • Read More »

Hannover Marketing & Tourismus GmbH: Tómate algo de tiempo para un viaje por el mundo

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Festival internacional en Hannover Del 2 a 20 de agosto, el 32nd Maschsee Lake Festival creará un marco internacional para la temporada de vacaciones y para proporcionar el estilo marítimo en el corazón de la ciudad. Durante 19 días, los visitantes del mayor festival de la Baja Sajonia pueden realizar • Read More »

Celebre el Día de la Independencia de México en Las Vegas con artistas de fama mundial

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Entre los intérpretes latinos de nivel mundial que actuarán en centros icónicos de Las Vegas se encuentran: La cantante, bailarina y actriz Jennifer Lopez, que continuará su residencia en The AXIS en Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, 13, 15 y 16 de septiembre. Ricky Martin, que volverá a traer su • Read More »

ForeFlight Mobile Now Includes Key Jeppesen Flight Data

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: ForeFlight Mobile now includes the ability to display Jeppesen’s worldwide charting library. Customers can purchase standard Jeppesen charts for use inside the app through a simple e-commerce experience on foreflight.com. Customers are able to choose up to 13 regions and coverages depending upon where they fly. ForeFlight Mobile recently added • Read More »

Mario Moore’s work featured in Detroit Institute of Arts ‘1967 Detroit Rebellion’ exhibition

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: A millennial and Detroit native, Moore received his B.F.A. in illustration from the College for Creative Studies and M.F.A. in painting from the Yale School of Art. A former artist-in-residence at Knox College, his work has been exhibited at the Charles H. Wright Museum, George N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, • Read More »

United Airlines Names Terri Fariello Head of Government Affairs

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Fariello joins United from ExxonMobil where she served as Vice President of the company’s Washington, D.C. office and led the company’s federal and state government affairs. In her 16-year tenure at ExxonMobil, Fariello advised the company’s senior leadership on key issues before Congress and the Executive Branch, including trade, investment, • Read More »

Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Delta (NYSE: DAL) customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding pass to board any Delta aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport Delta’s biometric boarding pass experience that launched in May • Read More »

Treasure Hunt Jackpot of $120,000 Shared by Three Tickets

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Giant Eagle, 318 Cedar Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny County; Smoke Shop, 2903 Pricetown Road, Temple, Berks County; and Michael’s Market, 30 E. 10th St., Marcus Hook, Delaware County. The prizes must be claimed and the tickets validated before winners can be identified. Treasure Hunt winners have one year from the drawing • Read More »

Connected Aircraft Market Report 2017-2027

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Travel & Tourism Industry release:      (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/523989/Visiongain_Logo.jpg ) Key benefits of purchasing this report:  • Learn About the Future Connected Aircraft Industry Outlook – Connected Aircraft regional market forecasts will confirm and underpin your own analysis• Keep Up to Speed With Connected Aircraft Technologies – Find 3 submarkets within this report- Ku-Band, Ka-Band, and Air-to-Ground, with • Read More »

First Part of Vasari Corridor Offers a Walk Through Florence’s History With Weekend in Italy

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Travel & Tourism Industry release:      (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/480321/Weekend_in_Italy_Logo.jpg ) Thanks to the diligent efforts of Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini, the Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella, together with Eike Schmidt, director of the Uffizi Gallery, the famous “Path of the Princes,” Florence’s most exclusive passage, the Vasari Corridor, is finally reopened to the public. • Read More »

MGM Resorts International To Join S&P 500 Index

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “We are honored to join the esteemed companies that comprise the S&P 500 index,” said Jim Murren, Chairman & CEO of MGM Resorts. “As with all of our Company’s accomplishments, this significant milestone represents the efforts of the 77,000 men and women dedicated to delivering the finest entertainment experiences at • Read More »