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TripAdvisor fined 100,000 euro for consumer code violations

The Council of State, accepting the appeal presented by the Competition and Market Supervisory Authority, criticized TripAdvisor for having spread misleading information on the sources of its reviews. The judgment concerned in particular some TripAdvisor claims, which were considered “suitable to generate in an average user of the Internet the false conviction of the reliability […]

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18 Jul, 2019

OUTBermuda: Show your Pride and know your rights

Next month, Bermudians from all walks of life will welcome the world to join together to celebrate our island’s first Pride event. Speaking for OUTBermuda, this also is a milestone to celebrate our continued successes for LGBTQ rights, including our winning path to marriage equality for all of us, and the time to prepare for […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Air Canada reaches agreement with Teamsters

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an agreement in principle with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The agreement covers over 700 customer service representatives, reservation assistants, air cargo workers and other employees at the company’s U.S. base of operations. “I’m extremely proud of our members at Air Canada,” said Capt. David […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott opens in Durban

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge officially opened this month, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu-Natal and the fourth in South Africa. A highly anticipated addition to the brand’s fast-growing portfolio, it joins Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotels in Melrose Arch (Johannesburg), Cape Town […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Two Royal Caribbean cruise ships cancel Puerto Rico stops over violent protests

Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Empress of the Seas has cancelled its port call in San Juan, Puerto Rico, yesterday due to violent protests against Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have cancelled today’s call to San Juan,” Owen Torres, communications manager for Royal Caribbean […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Government Tolerance Exhibition to be held on sidelines of World Tolerance Summit in Dubai

An exhibition titled “Government Tolerance Exhibition” will be held on the sidelines of World Tolerance Summit (WTS) from November 13-14 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. This year’s summit is themed Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Weaving the world: Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry

Travelers set to depart from London Heathrow Terminal 2 over the summer holidays are in for a treat as Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew today unveil a unique, hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry, depicting global flora in intricate and colorful detail. The botanical installation has been created to celebrate the partnership between Heathrow […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia          

Scott Garrett no longer leaves the country without his Global Rescue membership card in his wallet. Garrett’s incredible story about a life-threatening illness on safari in Namibia is a testament to why his family considers themselves lucky to have Global Rescue. Garrett is the president of Garrett Trucking in Houston, Texas. A busy man, Garrett […]

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17 Jul, 2019

United Airlines achieves highest Q2 pre-tax income in company history

United Airlines (UAL) today announced that the continued successful implementation of its strategy led to the company delivering two straight quarters of solid pre-tax margin growth – three quarters on an adjusted basis1 – and the highest second-quarter pre-tax income in the airline’s history. “Thanks to the outstanding and sustained efforts of 95,000 United team […]

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17 Jul, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board meets Tourism Trade Partners

The marketing body of the destination, the Seychelles Tourism Board  (STB) hosted its Annual marketing strategy 2020 meeting at Constance Ephelia Resort, this Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The one-day meeting saw the participation of all core stakeholders of the tourism industry including the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation Ports and Marine Didier Dogley, the STB […]

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17 Jul, 2019

U.S. Travel applauds Senators’ move to reauthorize Brand USA

America’s crucial but vulnerable inbound tourism market received a boost Tuesday with introduction of a Senate bill to reauthorize Brand USA, the organization charged with marketing the U.S. as an international travel destination. Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced legislation to enact Brand USA’s long-term […]

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16 Jul, 2019

JetBlue heads to the Guadeloupe Islands from New York, JFK

The Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board is thrilled to announce that JetBlue will be expanding their portfolio by adding a new nonstop seasonal service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Guadeloupe’s Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP). Roundtrip flights will operate three times per week on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays starting February 1, 2020 […]

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16 Jul, 2019

US Ambassador celebrates Heathrow’s special security relationship with US during visit

US Ambassador to the UK, Woody Johnson, praised Heathrow as the gateway underpinning the special relationship between the countries on a visit to the airport today. Getting a behind-the-scenes look at how Heathrow operates at 99% capacity, Ambassador Johnson commended Heathrow’s joint work with US security authorities to keep transatlantic skies safe. On behalf of […]

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16 Jul, 2019

Hotel Equities tapped to manage Four Points in Huntersville, NC

Today, Atlanta-based hotel owner, operator and developer, Hotel Equities (HE) announced their appointment as the 3rd party operator for the Four Points by Sheraton Charlotte Lake Norman. The recently purchased 101-room hotel is owned by Lake Norman NIA, LLC, a joint venture between Virginia-based TLTsolutions and North Carolina-based Second Line Investments (in association with The […]

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16 Jul, 2019