CLIA appoints Arnold Donald as New Global Chair

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Board of Directors has appointed Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, as Global Chair, effective January 1, 2017. Donald succeeds Adam M. Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., who has …

Environmental Savings Good News For Tourism Sustainability In Singapore

Near-COP21 target reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions are among the achievements of the InterContinental Singapore, which has just been awarded EarthCheck Gold Certification after completing independent auditing of their environmental and social practices over a five year period.   InterContinental …

ABTA meets Ministry of Justice to highlight alarming rise in gastric illness claims

ABTA has met with officials from the Ministry of Justice to highlight the growing problem of gastric illness compensation claims made through UK claims management companies.     Following reports among Members of dramatic increases in claims during 2016, ABTA …

Unbundle the PMC from the Backpacker Tax Package

ATEC Managing Director, Peter Shelley, has called for the Passenger Movement Charge (PMC) to be unbundled from Working Holiday Maker Reform package which was presented by the Federal Government in September.   Addressing the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, Inquiry into …

The Association of French Golf Tour Operators is born

Watch out: A new association is born! Following numerous meetings, the six leading French golf tours operators have decided to come together to form an association – AFTOG (Association of French Golf Tour Operators) includes the following players in this …

  • Concur President named featured speaker for Europe Business Travel Conference

    Published on : Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association VDR –announced that Ms Elena Donio, President of Concur, will be a featured speaker at GBTA Conference 2016 …

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  • National Restaurant Association Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship

    Published on : Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Today, the National Restaurant Association announced that Procter & Gamble Professional will be a multi-year sponsor of National Food Safety Month (NFSM), the Association’s industry-wide food safety awareness initiative. NFSM, held annually in September, was created in 1994 by the …

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  • A friendship festival between Thailand and Japan in Khun Yuam district

    Published on : Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    The 4th Thai-Japanese Friendship Festival took place in Khun Yuam district on Sunday to promote tourism between Thailand and Japan. The opening ceremony was jointly chaired by Wirun Phanthawee, the deputy provincial governor and Hisao Horikoshi, the acting consul-general at …

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  • New Director of Golf Ready To Turn On Magic At Dunston Hall

    Published on : Monday, September 19, 2016

    Tom Turner has set himself the target of enhancing Dunston Hall’s reputation as the top golf destination in the east of England after being named as the new director of golf at the leading Norfolk resort.   The 36-year-old has …

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  • UK Regional Final Venues Announced For Morocco Matchplay

    Published on : Monday, September 19, 2016

    Slaley Hall, in Northumberland, and Woodbury Park, in Devon, have been selected as the regional final venues for the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo – with the qualifiers from those contests earning a seat on a plane to Marrakech. …

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  • National Club Cottages Open at Reynolds Lake Oconee

    Published on : Monday, September 19, 2016

    The spacious new National Club Cottages, adjacent to the Tom Fazio-designed National Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee, are ready and waiting for golf groups this fall at the Southeast’s premier golf destination.   Part of the recently completed National Village, …

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  • Low carbon fuel project achieves breakthrough as LanzaTech produces jet fuel

    Published on : Friday, September 16, 2016

    An innovative low carbon fuel project has taken a significant step forward after successfully producing 1,500 US gallons of jet fuel.   The breakthrough towards developing commercially viable low carbon fuel is the result of a partnership between Virgin Atlantic …

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  • TAT campaigns win PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2016

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to announce that once again, its work and campaigns have received international accolades and won the Grand and Gold prizes at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) annual Gold Awards 2016.   …

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  • Gccec Continues To Energise Gold Coast Economy

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC), part of the Star Entertainment Group, continues to deliver record results, including its best fiscal performance for a fourth consecutive year. An instrumental contributor to the success of the regions tourism sector, …

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  • Wtaaa Selects New Board and Chair and Discussed The Future

    Published on : Thursday, September 8, 2016

    The World Travel Agents Associations Alliance (WTAAA) held its annual General Assembly and bi-annual Board meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2016 have elected a new board.   Outgoing Chair Jayson Westbury has served his two-year term. The WTAAA board …

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