Category: Americas

SeaWorld, Aquatica & Discovery in Orlando and Busch Gardens & Adventure Island in Tampa Will Reopen June 11

  SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., one of the world’s leading theme park and entertainment companies, announced today a phased reopening (with capacity limitations) of SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando and Discovery Cove in Orlando, and Busch Gardens and Adventure Island in Tampa on June 11, 2020. The reopening of the parks will include enhanced health and safety […]

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Destination DC launches global travel agent training program

  Today, Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, launch edits global travel agent training program titled Washington, DC Special Agent Academy. Washington, DC Special Agent Academy is an online-based program designed to train and engage with travel agents in the U.S. and around the world who are interested in becoming […]

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#Voices of Travel: Antonio Salvador from Ecuador pens his story

  In our ongoing series, we explore how the humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today Antonio Salvador from Outlet Viajes- Ecuador speaks to us. Outlet Viajes is an Ecuadorian DMC and inbound tour operator specialising in tailor-made expeditions in the country’s four regions: Pacific Coast, Andes Mountains, Amazon Rainforest and Galapagos […]

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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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