Category: Americas

Planet Word to open at historic Franklin School in Washington, D.C. on May 31

Planet Word announces public opening date, hiring of key museum leadership and significant progress in its ongoing fundraising campaign. Today, Planet Word, a revolutionary museum dedicated to the power, beauty, and fun of language and how words shape the human experience, announced a public opening date of May 31. Housed in Washington, D.C.’s historic Franklin […]

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Brand USA and MacGillivray Freeman Films release ‘Into America’s Wild’

‘Into America’s Wild’, the new 3D documentary for exhibition in IMAX and giant-screen theatres, will take viewers on an incredible journey through the nation’s most iconic wilderness areas. Produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in association with Brand USA along with presenting sponsors, Expedia Group and United Airlines, this film showcases the diversity of the United […]

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SWISS now flying with a fully-refurbished Airbus A340 fleet

SWISS concluded the cabin refurbishment programme for its Airbus A340 aircraft fleet in mid-January. All five fleet members have now been provided with a totally new cabin and a new in-flight entertainment system. As a result, SWISS now offers its passengers internet connectivity onboard throughout its long-haul fleet. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has newly […]

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Tourism Vancouver strengthens Asia Pacific expertise appointing GAO Group as new agency

Tourism Vancouver is pleased to announce the appointment of a new agency, GAO Group International, to support regional sales efforts in the Asia Pacific. Effective January 2020, GAO Group is Tourism Vancouver’s official agency offering their services to support the organisation’s Asia Pacific corporate incentive business development programs. From GAO Group’s head office in Melbourne […]

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NYC & Company leads tourism delegation to India to promote travel to New York City’s five boroughs

NYC & Company led a tourism delegation to New Delhi and Mumbai from February 10-15 to promote the City’s five boroughs – The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. The delegation was led by NYC & Company’s Arun Govada, Director, Tourism Development – Asia Pacific. Accompanying him were tourism partners Broadway Inbound, Circle Line […]

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Hotel Zena, an art-infused tribute to female empowerment, to open in Washington DC

Viceroy Hotel Group announces the launch of Hotel Zena, a bold new cultural hub celebrating female empowerment through provocative art, design and exciting and relevant programming. Situated in Logan Circle, at the beginning of Washington DC’s vibrant 14th Street corridor and adjacent to the bustling downtown business district, Hotel Zena will be an ode to […]

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Destination DC hosts successful trade sales and media mission in India

Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, conducted a three-city trade, sales and media mission in India from January 20-25 to promote the city’s new tourist attractions as well as the latest visitation numbers, in partnership with Capital Region USA (CRUSA). The delegation visited Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai, reaching out […]

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New York City and Manchester sign first-ever city-to-city tourism partnership

NYC & Company and Marketing Manchester signed a first-ever official city-to-city tourism collaboration agreement. The new two-year alliance includes a collaboration agreement between the two cities, the sharing of best practices in tourism marketing and a partnership with Virgin Atlantic to stimulate reciprocal travel. NYC & Company President and CEO Fred Dixon was joined by […]

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Peru Tourism conducts a seminar in Chennai to attract tourists

PROMPERU – Commission for the Promotion of Trade, Tourism and Investments for Peru in India, recently visited Chennai for the first time to conduct a tourism seminar to stimulate the favourable growth in arrivals from the city. Owing to the increase in interest from Chennai and a substantial rise in footfalls, the objective of the […]

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San Francisco International Airport announces new facilities, new destinations ahead of holiday travel season

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the start of the holiday travel season, outlining travel tips, new facilities and destinations and an event to illuminate the airport exterior in holiday lighting. The holiday travel season has already begun with more than 171,000 forecasted passengers arriving and departing SFO.  In total, approximately 6.9 million travellers […]

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