Category: Americas

Brazil announces new policy to manage and promote UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Brazilian Government has established a new policy called the National Policy for Tourism Management of Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites. The law is one of the goals of the Ministry of Tourism for the first 100 days of the new government. The decree is part of a series of measures that ministry is […]

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United Airlines makes history flying the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind

United Airlines made history on the World Environment Day with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history of aviation. On the Flight for the Planet, United became the first known airline to demonstrate all of the following key actions on a single commercial […]

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The Empire State Building and NYC & Company partners to launch ‘NYC: Above And Beyond’ exhibit

The Empire State Building announced its partnership with NYC & Company on ‘NYC: Above and Beyond’, a brand new interactive experience designed to provide personalised travel recommendations to visitors from around the globe. The new exhibit, which will open in the Fall of 2019, will be located on the 80th floor of the iconic landmark, […]

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Statue of Liberty Museum opens to the public

The Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened to the public following a dedication ceremony presented by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc and the National Park Service. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation Chairman of the Board Albert Bellas and President and CEO Stephen Briganti, […]

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New Delta Air Lines service from Mumbai takes off from December 2019

Delta Air Lines will begin flying non-stop from Mumbai to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport from December 24, 2019. This route establishes a new link between the financial capital of two large trade partners and boosts competition, choice and options for customers travelling between India and the United States. “Delta’s non-stop service between […]

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USA the most booked self-drive destination from India reveals Avis India

Avis India, the leading provider of safe and reliable mobility solutions, has recently released its Self-Drive International Booking Trends 2018 report. Through the report, Avis mapped the change in international travel preferences of Indian consumers by identifying key trends pertaining to international self-drive bookings in 2018. The report was compiled using the booking data on […]

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DC Jazz Festival takes over 20 district neighbourhoods with 15th anniversary celebration

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is the only city-wide jazz festival in the mid-Atlantic region with performances in over 20 neighbourhoods across all four quadrants of the city, showing off the real DC to visitors and residents alike. The 2019 DC Jazz Fest presented by Events DC offers an exceptional mix of universally-renowned masters and emerging […]

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Orlando announces record 75 million visitors in 2018

Tourism officials recently announced a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. The increase of 4.2% over the prior year once again solidifies Orlando’s lead position as America’s most-visited destination. Visit Orlando, the region’s official destination tourism and marketing organisation shared the […]

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Air Canada marks #Earthday2019 via new partnership with 4ocean

To mark Earth Day 2019, Air Canada announced its partnership with environmental organisation 4ocean, a company dedicated to actively removing plastic waste and trash from the ocean and coastlines while inspiring individuals to work together for cleaner oceans. As the exclusive Canadian airline to sponsor 4ocean, this partnership marks an important milestone in Air Canada’s plastic […]

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Fairfield by Marriott opens its 1000th property worldwide in Denver

Fairfield by Marriott announced the opening of its 1,000th hotel, making it the second brand in the Marriott International portfolio besides Courtyard by Marriott to reach this milestone. Fairfield has recently experienced rapid global growth in China, Japan, Mexico, India and the U.S. While the debut of Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Denver Tech […]

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