Category: Americas

Washington, DC invites travel trade partners to enroll in a “DC Special Agent Academy”

  Washington, DC welcomes travel professionals to participate in a unique destination training programme. This programme will help agents to enhance the level of engagement and knowledge on the destination and classify themselves as certified “DC Special agents” The course contains a comprehensive set of tools needed to effectively sell DC, including ideas and support […]

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Beverly Hills allows businesses to temporarily expand their services

The City of Beverly Hills is allowing businesses to temporarily expand their services into adjacent outdoor areas such as alleyways and sidewalks through its #OpenBH program. Not only has this initiative greatly enhanced the al fresco dining experience in Beverly Hills, it has also allowed numerous hair and nail salons to continue operating and serving […]

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National Cherry Blossom Festival introduces the Spirit of Spring 5K Virtual Race

Spirit of Spring 5K Virtual Run/Walk Helps Fund Nation’s Greatest Celebration of Spring and Preservation of the National Mall’s Cherry Trees. The National Cherry Blossom Festival, one of the world’s greatest celebrations of spring, announced the inaugural Spirit of Spring 5K virtual run and walk, being held November 6-15. Proceeds from the Spirit of Spring […]

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Peru enters phase four and begins tourism reactivation

In November Machupicchu will begin to receive tourists under strict biosecurity measures. PROMPERÚ launches the ‘Volver’ awareness campaign to gradually reactivate tourism in Peru. Tourism is currently one of the most affected sectors and it represents the third largest economic activity in Peru, generating more than 1.4 million jobs. In this sense, and given the reduction […]

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What’s open in Santa Monica? Discover now

Summer in Santa Monica feels a bit different this year, but thanks to the camaraderie of our community, diversity of our local businesses and world-class coastal views, there’s still plenty to celebrate in Los Angeles’ beachside city. Whether you are visiting from afar or rediscovering the place you call home, enjoy these offers from businesses […]

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The Phillips reopens with new health and safety guidelines in place on October 15

The Phillips Collection will reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, October 15, with new safety measures in place in accordance with health guidelines and in response to the covid-19 pandemic. As a thank you for continued support, early access will be offered to members and community partners from October 8-11. Following communications from […]

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Four Seasons Philadelphia at Comcast Centre is the first to get Forbes Travel Guide’s 5-Star rating

Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury hospitality and world-renowned expert in genuine Five-Star service, has honoured Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center as the first ever hotel in the city of Philadelphia to receive the distinguished Five-Star rating in the upcoming 2021 Forbes Travel Guide. In tandem with the Hotel, Forbes Travel […]

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Brand USA and Airbnb launch USA country collection of online experiences

 Brand USA and Airbnb have announced a new partnership designed to allow guests to explore the USA from the comfort of home through Online Experiences featuring the unique cultures, cuisines, and people from across the United States. Along with a new landing page highlighting a special collection of Airbnb Online Experiences that showcase the unique possibilities of the United States, […]

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Stay contactless in Virginia, Virginia offers numerous accommodations with no face-to-face interaction

Desperate to get away, vacationers are turning to camp in order to avoid other people and the risk of catching the coronavirus. However, there are other options available for a luxury stay with all the comforts of home. With no face-to-face interaction required at these Virginia accommodations, guests can minimize the health risks and focus […]

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Destination DC releases Washington’s visitation numbers, discusses industry resilience

After 10 years of growth, total visitation to DC estimated to fall by more than 50 per cent in 2020 before a potential rebound in 2021 Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, today announced that pre-COVID-19, the nation’s capital welcomed 24.6 million total visitors, with 22.8 million domestic visitors (up […]

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