Category: Americas

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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Brand USA launches giant screen film ‘America’s Musical Journey’ on GoUSA TV

Brand USA announces the global streaming launch of ‘America’s Musical Journey’, presented in partnership with Expedia Group and Air Canada, on Brand USA’s travel entertainment network, GoUSA TV. The film, which first premiered in IMAX and giant screen theatres in 2018, stars Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc. Throughout the film, Blacc takes audiences […]

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NYC Winter Outing returns for its second year

NYC & Company announced the return of NYC Winter Outing, which will run from January 21 to February 9, 2020. Originally launched in January 2019 to inspire overnight trips during the winter months, NYC Winter Outing combines NYC & Company’s three signature promotional programmes — NYC Broadway Week, NYC Restaurant Week and NYC Must-See Week […]

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Skål International Bombay gets U.S. visa insights with Destination USA training

Members of Skål International Bombay attended a private session at the U.S. Consulate in Mumbai, with the support of U.S. Commercial Services India. The programme and venue was powered by support from Global Destinations representing ATP DMC from the USA and State of Utah, represented by Aviareps India. The objective of the session was two-fold; […]

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All-new Air Canada app features intuitive design and faster experience

Air Canada has launched a next-generation Air Canada mobile app, now available for download on iOS and Android. Designed with customers at the centre, the new app features an intuitive layout supported by the latest technologies, to deliver faster, more reliable performance. “Air Canada is focused on making travel easier and more comfortable for everyone, […]

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Los Angeles Tourism becomes the first U.S. destination to open an office in India

As a sign of further commitment to the India market, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board became the first U.S. destination to open a tourism office in India, located in Mumbai. The newly opened office will focus on driving travel aspirations and motivate Indian visitors to increase the length of stay and spend in Los […]

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Brazil Tourism launches new tourism campaign

The Brazilian Tourism Board recently launched their new international promotional campaign ‘The King of Rolê’, which encourages international visitors to compete to win a trip of a lifetime to Brazil, for 30 days, all expenses covered. Embratur President Gilson Machado Neto explained, “We are launching an international online competition to choose an international visitor who […]

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Brazil expands its current air network, expects more foreigners by 2020

  Brazil is emerging as a tourist favourite in 2020, in terms of attracting foreign visitors. The exchange rate situation, the recovery of the economy and the new offerings of products and services are factors that strengthen the tourism sector. According to the World Economic Forum, the country is number one in natural attractions and […]

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Brand USA and United Airlines sign global sponsorship agreement

Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the United States, and United Airlines announced a multi-year, global sponsorship agreement to promote international travel across the United States. The agreement makes United Airlines an official Global Airline Sponsor of Brand USA and the exclusive airline sponsor of Brand USA’s next IMAX film, ‘Into America’s Wild’, which […]

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LGBTQ+ visitors and allies invited to enjoy the Los Angeles Experience

Los Angeles continues to be a leading travel destination that is celebrated for its diversity and inclusion. The city boasts numerous lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) attractions including guided walking tours, events and exhibitions that highlight issues like gender identity and celebrate the city’s rich LGBTQ+ heritage. Staying true to their hallmark Everyone […]

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