Category: Americas

Peru becomes one of the preferred outbound destinations for Indians

With record-breaking tourists arrivals from India, Peru is gaining momentum amongst the Indian travellers who are evolving in their tastes, and who are on the look-out for exclusive experiences. According to the statistics received from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) of Peru, in the first two months of the year 2018, the […]

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Los Angeles Tourism launches online agent training programme – LA Insider

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board launched the ‘LA Insider,’ an online training tool for travel trade professionals. The mobile and tablet operating programme is the first of its kind for LA Tourism. It has been designed to help travel trade better sell the city and stay updated with its latest information. In 2017, a […]

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Brazil receives 6,588,770 international tourists in 2017

The tourism industry is one of the major economic generators for Brazil and in 2017 Brazil welcomed 6,588,770 international tourists, beating the records of 2016 with 6,546,696 tourists and 6,429,852 tourists in 2014. The increase in Brazil tourism last year can be mostly attributed to visitors from Brazil’s South American neighbours. In 2017, the number […]

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Aquatica Orlando completes 10 years; voted Best Orlando Water Park

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark in Orlando celebrated 10 years of providing extreme and serene watery fun to Orlando visitors and residents. The park was also recently voted “Best Water Park” by Orlando Sentinel readers in the publication’s annual Best Bets reader’s choice awards in 2017. The park, which opened on March 1, 2008, quickly became a […]

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B2B networking forum Namaste USA debuts in Mumbai and Delhi

Namaste USA, the newly introduced B2B networking platform developed by Brand USA for their destination partners, made its debut in Mumbai and Delhi last month. The first edition of ‘Namaste USA’ was a great success and was very well-received as a pre-summer destination business forum in the Indian market. A total of 10 companies, including […]

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Tribute Portfolio debuts In New York with The Wick Hotel

                  Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, announced its arrival in Hudson, New York with the opening of The Wick Hotel at 41 Cross Street. The original building was constructed in the mid-nineteenth century as a candle and soap manufacturing facility, before undergoing a meticulous transformation into a […]

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Marriott partners with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment in Canada

Marriott International, recently announced a multi-year partnership with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), making Marriott International the preferred hotel company for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 100 million+  global members of Marriott’s three loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guests (SPG), including the more than 3.7 million members in […]

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Hilton Las Vegas launch Homewood Suites

Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Las Vegas City Center.  Designed for guests who want to travel on their own terms, Homewood Suites by Hilton Las Vegas City Center offers guests all the comforts of home, whether they are travelling for work […]

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The Q Experiences’ White Continent trip to kick off in December

The White Continent, the much-anticipated trip by The Q Experiences to the seventh continent – Antarctica will start from Ushuaia, commonly known as End of World. Prior to the White Continent’s cruise sailing off, travellers will get a chance to explore Ushuaia, where they can unwind at a luxury resort Arakur. On December 8, Michelin-starred […]

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises appoints Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer

Regent Seven Seas Cruises recently announced the appointment of Megan Hernandez as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the cruise line. Hernandez will lead the brand’s global marketing strategy and drive worldwide preference among both travellers and valued travel agent partners for Regent’s most inclusive luxury experience. “We are very happy to welcome […]

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