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The Bodrum EDITION Joins Virtuoso

The Bodrum EDITION has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 2,000 preferred suppliers in 100 countries.
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CHTA: Saint Lucia Redefines “Growth”

“We just had a record-breaking year,” said Saint Lucia Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee at CHTA (Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association) Marketplace in Nassau, the Bahamas.
Novel Coronavirus Alterations in Travel

Novel Coronavirus Causes Alterations in Travel

The Novel Coronavirus is still spreading and causing alterations in travel. Those in the tourism industry have to properly communicate with clients and potential travelers to make sure the correct information is shared.
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Puerto Vallarta’s Cruise Port Authority Completes New Welcome Center

Puerto Vallarta’s Cruise Port Authority has completed the construction of its new cruise passenger welcome center, "Los Alambiques," and themed shopping center "Hacienda Tequilera."
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Nevis Tourism Authority has a New CEO

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) has a new CEO, Jadine Yarde.

USTOA’s Portrait of the American International Traveler

The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) and marketing agency MMGY Global, partnered to conduct the 2020 Portrait of the American International Traveler Survey, which captures the underlying motivations and future intentions that influence travelers’ behavior.
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Avoya Travel Opens New Innovation Center

Avoya Travel has opened a new Innovation Center in San Diego County, California, to help drive greater levels of collaboration, innovation and growth for the Avoya platform.

CHTA: The Bahamas Breaks the Record

“It is with great pride and pleasure that I report The Bahamas’ strongest tourism numbers in history,” said Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar at the annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Marketplace, hosted by his country last week at Baha Mar on Nassau.

China Cancels Tours: What This Means for International Travelers

The China Travel Service Association (CTSA) announced over the weekend a temporary suspension of all group tours and package trips. Some U.S.-based tour operators are following the lead of those abroad, while others continue to monitor the situation.

CHTA: The State of the Caribbean Tourism Business

“2019 could be known as the year of the Caribbean,” STR Data stated in a report distributed at the conference.
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Novel Coronavirus Travel Questions—What to Tell Wary Travelers

Due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China we reached out to Dr. William Spangler, global medical director with AIG Travel to answer a few more questions regarding the epidemic.
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Palladium Hotel Group Celebrates 50 Years

Palladium Hotel Group celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, among the most prominent news the brand is sharing is the announcement of a new president and a new CEO.

Emerald Waterways Adds New Star-Ship

As the 2021 river cruise season opens for bookings, Emerald Waterways has announced they will be adding a new Star-Ship to their fleet: Emerald Luna.
Novel Coronavirus

The Novel Coronavirus Shuts Down 3 Cities in China—What You Need to Know

The Novel Coronavirus has shut down multiple cities in China as of today.
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Strong New Decade Predicted by Travel Leaders Group

More frequent trips to more faraway places is a trend highlighted by the Travel Leaders Group that also revealed the importance of travel advisors.
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CCRA Travel Commerce Network and Ensemble Travel Group Partner to Help TRUE Agents Grow...

CCRA Travel Commerce Network and Ensemble Travel Group have announced a strategic alliance that will enable TRUE members to access...

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Sues MSC Cruise Management

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection brought suit against MSC Cruise Management (UK) Limited yesterday.
Australian bushfires

Australia Bushfires & Where Your Clients Can Travel Safely

With the constant coverage of the fires, your clients with trips planned to the destination might be hesitant to travel. However, you can assure them that the fires, though widespread and affecting many areas, are not affecting all areas.
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Hilton Launched New Brand: Tempo by Hilton

Today Hilton announced that it will be launching a new brand, Tempo by Hilton—an approachable lifestyle brand that the company describes as being curated to serve a growing segment of “modern achievers” who seek a hotel experience that reflects their ambition.

Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman Ups Commission

The Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman has announced its 2020 Winter Sale, and increased agent commissions to 13 percent.


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