Category: News

  • The World’s Greatest Places of 2023, According to TIME

    The World’s Greatest Places of 2023, According to TIME

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    Gather round, some hot new travel inspo just dropped. TIME magazine has just released its annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, and we’re here to tell you the where, the why and the what behind its picks. The nominations came from TIME’s international network of correspondents and contributors, which were then vetted by the…

  • THE World’s Best 50 Best Restaurants Unveils the 51-100 LIST FOR 2022

    THE World’s Best 50 Best Restaurants Unveils the 51-100 LIST FOR 2022

    The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, today reveals its list of restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th ahead of the annual awards ceremony, taking place on Monday 18th July in London. The annual list is created by a gender-balanced voting panel comprising 1,080 independent authorities in the world of…

  • VISIT FLORIDA Announces Tourism Industry Leadership

    VISIT FLORIDA Announces Tourism Industry Leadership

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    VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing company, recently announced its board of directors for the new 2022-23 fiscal year. Comprised of tourism industry experts, the VISIT FLORIDA Board of Directors, along with its committee members, provide guidance, feedback, and insight into evolving programs, processes, and messages from VISIT FLORIDA. Greg Cook, general manager of…

  • British Airways’ Boeing 747 in Heritage Design Lands at Heathrow

    British Airways’ Boeing 747 in Heritage Design Lands at Heathrow

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    Large crowds gathered at Heathrow today to watch the much-anticipated arrival of a British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). The aircraft entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport on February 5 where it was stripped of its current British Airways Chatham Dockyard design…

  • British Airways’ Valentine’s flight takes off

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    This Valentine’s Day, British Airways is showing that love is really in the air by staffing an entire flight with couples who work for the airline. Five cabin crew sweethearts will be on cloud nine flying together on the BA245 from Heathrow to Buenos Aires, and then enjoy a romantic getaway in the Argentinian capital.…

  • British Airways’ Surprise Valentine’s Day Gift to its Customers

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    To celebrate Valentine’s day, British Airways this week surprised 100 customers with the trip of a lifetime, by upgrading their seats from World Traveller (economy) to First. The upgrades are part of the airline’s commitment to mark its centenary year with 100 acts of kindness as part of its #BAMagic100 campaign. The unexpecting customers were…

  • Design-Led Aloft Hotels Debuts in Dubai With Opening on the Palm Jumeirah

    Design-Led Aloft Hotels Debuts in Dubai With Opening on the Palm Jumeirah

    Marriott International today announced the opening of the design-led Aloft Palm Jumeirah, the first Aloft to open in the buzzing city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.  Located on the Eastern crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, the hotel delivers a distinct lifestyle experience to the iconic landmark with its tech-forward approach, vibrant social experiences…

  • Private Sector Commits to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism at FITUR

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    Seven companies and one association formalized their commitment to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism during an event held in the context of FITUR, the International Tourism Fair of Madrid. Cielos Abiertos (Colombia), Destinos R.I. (Costa Rica), Tradewings Tours & Travel Corp. (Philippines), Turisferr Association (Spain), Civitatis (Spain), Intercruises (Spain), Vincci Hoteles (Spain)…

  • 2nd Conference on Tourism and Culture convenes global leaders in Oman

    2nd Conference on Tourism and Culture convenes global leaders in Oman

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    Global tourism and culture leaders and stakeholders will convene in Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman, next 11-12 December to discuss the relation between tourism and culture. The event co-organized by UNWTO and UNESCO is held in the framework of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 and follows up on the first…

  • UNWTO Conference on Tourism, Jobs and Inclusive Growth Opens in Jamaica

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    The Conference organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank aims to set a new collaborative framework for tourism moving towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. An official event of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, the event gathers…