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GoUSA TV App: Definitive source for on-demand USA travel

GoUSA TV announced that the GoUSA TV app is now available for download on iOS and Android devices around the world. The app harnesses the power of entertainment to inspire overseas travelers to consider a U.S. destination. A first-of-its-kind connected TV network, GoUSA TV is the definitive source to find real, authentic, and on-demand video […]

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17 Nov, 2018

Put on your travel face

The Hospitality Industry is an In Your Face Business No matter where we are seated on a plane, a bus, a train or a ship, the part of ourselves that everyone gets to see is our face. Whether you have determined that your only obligation to your face is to keep it clean, or at […]

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17 Nov, 2018

Delta Air Lines launches Detroit service from Silicon Valley

Delta Air Lines today began flying nonstop between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). With this new service, Delta is the only SJC carrier offering service to Detroit and now offers nonstop flights to all the carrier’s U.S. hub airports. “Detroit is a desirable city that has undergone […]

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17 Nov, 2018

First ‘earthscraper’ hotel opens in Shanghai’s abandoned quarry

After almost 10 years of construction, Shanghai has unveiled to the public its ‘earthscraper’ hotel built vertically along the precipice of an underground, water-filled quarry. Costing 2 billion yuan ($287.9 million) to complete, the 88-meter-deep hotel is located in the Songjiang district. The Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland, also known as Shimao Quarry Hotel, has cliff-view rooms […]

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17 Nov, 2018

Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race kicks off tomorrow

The 25th annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) will kick off on Sunday 18 November and comprise a unique race distance of 1.8K swim, 50K bike and 12K run through the scenic backdrop of Phuket province in Thailand. To celebrate its status as Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race, 2018 Laguna Phuket Triathlon also features an inaugural “25 […]

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17 Nov, 2018

Frontier Airlines flight attendants vote to authorize a strike

Frontier Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted 99 percent to authorize a strike. “Frontier Flight Attendants sent a strong message today that we are united in our fight for the contract we have earned,” said Jennifer Sala, AFA Frontier President. “We are ready to do whatever it takes to […]

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17 Nov, 2018

Starwood Capital Group acquires Princeville Resort

Starwood Capital Group announced today that it has acquired the 251-room St. Regis Princeville Resort located on the stunning island of Kauai, Hawaii. Starwood Capital Group’s hotel management company, SH Hotels & Resorts, will operate the hotel effective immediately as Princeville Resort. Starwood intends to invest more than $100 million to transform the property into […]

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17 Nov, 2018

Former Providence Warwick CVB CEO to lead Greater Boston CVB

Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB), announced today that she will be leaving her position after more than a decade to take on the same role at the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Over the course of my career, I have seen the Providence/Warwick area grow […]

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17 Nov, 2018

French Ambassador pays courtesy call on Tourism Minister Bartlett

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen right in the photo) shakes hands with the Ambassador of France to Jamaica, His Excellency Denys Wibaux during a courtesy call to his New Kingston Office on November 14, 2018. They discussed the possibility of the countries collaborating, to offer training programs for Jamaican chefs. It was suggested that […]

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16 Nov, 2018

Lyssons Beach receives $49 million upgrade

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the renovated Lyssons Beach in St Thomas. The beach received a $49 Million upgrade, as part of the Tourism Enhancement Fund’s National Beach Development Programme. The Tourism Product Development Company managed the project, with construction done by M.A.E. Construction Ltd […]

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16 Nov, 2018

Self-driving bus successfully tested at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport

KT Corporation successfully tested a self-driving bus South Korea’s largest international airport this week, the latest showcase of its autonomous vehicle technology and innovation. At Seoul’s Incheon International Airport (IIA) on November 11, KT’s driverless bus covered 2.2 kilometers at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour outside the airport’s Terminal 1. The self-driving vehicle […]

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16 Nov, 2018

United Airlines to donate up to 6 million miles on Giving Tuesday

In celebration of Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27, United Airlines announced today that the airline will match customer donations of MileagePlus miles to the airline’s featured Charity Miles partners up to 6 million miles. MileagePlus members who visit donate.mileageplus.com beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 27 and donate 1,000 miles or more to the charity of their […]

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16 Nov, 2018

Africa welcomes first high-speed train

Worldwide railway organisation UIC today commended the opening of Africa’s first high-speed railway line and welcomed this important turning point for the railways in Africa. The “Al Boraq” high-speed Tangier-Casablanca line was inaugurated by His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Emmanuel Macron, President of France. Today’s opening of the high-speed line between Tangier […]

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16 Nov, 2018

Montréal welcomes 101,504 cruise passengers in 2018

During this year’s cruise season, Montréal welcomed 101,504 international and domestic passengers, surpassing the 100,000-passenger mark for the first time. This is 10% more than in 2017. Meanwhile, 25,383 crew members stopped in Montréal, up 11.8% from 22,888 in 2017. In total, 127,087 passengers and crew members converged in Montréal this year, for an overall […]

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16 Nov, 2018

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