Category: Americas

NYC & Company spotlights NYC as leading convention and meetings destination

NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, spotlights destination news, strategic convention development plans and product updates. “Meetings generate incredible value for businesses and communities while contributing meaningfully to the U.S. economy,” said NYC & Company President and CEO Fred Dixon. […]

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Teenage eco-ambassadors clean up plastic trash from Hawai‘i’s shoreline

Hawai‘i is known for having some of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in the world and it’s everyone’s responsibility to help keep them that way. A remote area on Hawai‘i Island’s southeast coast is littered with trash and marine debris carried by currents and trade winds. Items that frequently wash ashore include plastic materials, […]

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Destination Canada ramps-up activities in India

Signs MoU with TAFI Destination Canada signs MOU with Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) under the Destination Canada Product Training Program, with the aim of promoting the destination in major Indian markets. The MoU was signed by Carl Vaz, CEO & Strategy Director, Destination Canada and Pradip Lulla, Vice President, TAFI along with Rajat […]

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Nijhawan Group now represents Tropical Escape Resort Homes in India

Nijhawan Group has been appointed as the representative of Tropical Escape Resort Homes in India to reach the right target audience and broaden trade and media initiatives. Nijhawan Group will be responsible for developing core Sales and Marketing strategy for the India market and strengthen relationships with trade partners and key stakeholders. Matthew Daniel, CEO, […]

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Indian travellers account for 6% of all overseas visitors to Washington, DC in 2018

Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organisation for Washington, DC, announced that the U.S. capital attracted a record 23.8 million total visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive record year for visitation to Washington, DC. India accounted for 117,000 visitors in 2018, 6% of the 1.9 million overseas visitors, making it the third-largest overseas market […]

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Visit Anaheim reveals a new cast of Uncommon Characters

Visit Anaheim has unveiled eight new characters to add to its thoroughly uncommon brand campaign, Uncommon Character. Launched in 2018, the Uncommon Character campaign was created to illustrate the destination’s new infectious energy and innovative characters that are ushering in a massive change to the city’s landscape. The campaign peals back the curtain and reveal […]

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Hard Rock announces its historic hotel opening in London

Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos celebrate a historic moment by announcing the opening of Hard Rock Hotel London. The property is Hard Rock’s first hotel in the United Kingdom and continues the brand’s legacy in its original birthplace. “Blending the DNA of the Hard Rock brand with London’s musical culture creates a memorable experience for […]

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Visit Orlando appoints industry leader as new Chief Sales Officer

Visit Orlando President and CEO George Aguel announced that industry veteran Michael D Waterman has been appointed Chief Sales Officer for Visit Orlando. Waterman will oversee the travel industry and convention sales teams for the official tourism association of the most visited destination in the United States, reporting directly to Aguel. With almost 30 years […]

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NYC & Company invites visitors to discover Queens while attending U.S. Open Tennis Championship event

On August 26, the most attended annual sporting event in the world will return to New York City at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre as the U.S. Open Tennis Championships take over Queens. Stars like Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Sloane Stephens and Rafael Nadal will compete for the last grand […]

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Legally Blonde: A musical staged at The Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC

The Keegan Theatre closes out its 22nd season with the award-winning musical Legally Blonde, which opened on August 3. Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde is a fabulously fun and energetic musical, wrapped up with a snappy pink bow. It features music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by […]

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