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Nov 16, 2017, 01:04 ET The 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly successfully held in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China

The 22nd session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly was held in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province,...


Nov 16, 2017, 00:05 ET With Thanksgiving Automobile Travel at its Highest Since 2005, Hertz Offers Tips to Navigate the Busy Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, AAA's 2017 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast predicts that roughly 1.4 million more travelers will be on the...


Nov 16, 2017, 00:01 ET Nearly 51 Million Americans to Travel This Thanksgiving, Highest Volume in a Dozen Years

AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase over last year. The 2017...


Nov 16, 2017, 00:00 ET Germany Reclaims top “Nation Brand” Ranking, With USA Dropping to Sixth Place, in Anholt-GfK Nation Brands Index 2017

- France leaps to second place for first time, while UK regains ground to remain third and Japan enters top five - USA is only country showing...


Nov 15, 2017, 22:42 ET Fotógrafa de la naturaleza lleva a los lectores en viaje silvestre por América del Sur en libro de reciente lanzamiento, "Wildlife in Wild Lands: Photography for Conservation in Southern South America", que ya se encuentra disponible

La fotógrafa de la vida silvestre Laura Crawford Williams (lcwphoto.com) le invita a recorrer con ella el lado salvaje y contemplar sus...


Nov 15, 2017, 17:03 ET Online.Gambling.org is a New Online Gambling Site Released by Gambling.org

Online.Gambling.org is a new site release from Gambling.org which has been reviewing online gambling sites since 1996. The main focus of...


Nov 15, 2017, 16:40 ET Southwest Airlines And Carla Fernandez Team Up To Create Line Of Upcyclyed Fashion Accessories

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today a line of upcycled fashion accessories as a result of a multi-year collaboration with Mexican...


Nov 15, 2017, 16:31 ET Miral pavimenta o caminho para experiências de visitante digitais e personalizadas na Ilha Yas, Abu Dhabi

A desenvolvedora com sede em Abu Dhabi Miral embarcou num importante projeto de transformação digital para criar um perfeitamente conectado destino...


Nov 15, 2017, 16:30 ET Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results Conference Call

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, or MGE, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast regarding its fourth quarter fiscal 2017 operating...


Nov 15, 2017, 16:29 ET Miral allana el camino a las experiencias de visitante digitales y personalizadas en la Isla de Yas, Abu Dabi

Miral, el desarrollador con sede en Abu Dabi, se ha embarcado en un importante proyecto de transformación digital para crear en la Isla de Yas un...


Nov 15, 2017, 16:10 ET Spirit Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Speaking at Fifth Annual Credit Suisse Industrials Conference

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the Fifth Annual...


Nov 15, 2017, 15:08 ET Egencia Announces New Chief Commercial Officer

Mieke De Schepper, current Vice President Market Management APAC, to assume Chief Commercial Officer role following departure of Senior Vice...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:53 ET Waikiki Parc Celebrates "Cool Christmas"

Waikiki Parc, Oahu's stylish boutique hotel centrally located in the heart of Waikiki, invites guests to rejoice in holiday spirit with its annual...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:37 ET New Jersey's Legal Online Gambling Industry Surpasses $200 Million Milestone For 2017, Setting Annual Revenue Record

Another strong month propelled New Jersey's legal online casinos past a historic milestone in October, clearing $200 million in gross revenue for...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:02 ET How Travel Insurance Terrorism Coverage Can Help NYC-Bound Tourists This Holiday Season, Says Squaremouth

Many travelers going to New York are on edge this holiday season because of last month's terrorist attack. Travel insurance comparison site,...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:00 ET Alaska Airlines to fly the only nonstop flight from Seattle to Pittsburgh

Alaska Airlines today announced it will add nonstop, daily service between Seattle and Pittsburgh next fall. This new service is currently the only...


Nov 15, 2017, 12:45 ET Miral prepara experiencias de visitante digitales personalizadas en Yas Island

- Miral prepara el camino para experiencias de visitante digitales personalizadas en Yas Island, Abu Dhabi Impulsando la ambición de Yas...


Nov 15, 2017, 12:08 ET Talking Stick Resort Hosts Cosplay Costume Contest On Nov. 18

As eSports makes its return to the Showroom this Saturday, Nov. 18, Talking Stick Resort will introduce a new, exciting component to the...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:51 ET Visit Orlando Offers Black Friday Savings on more than 50 Orlando Experiences

Deals on Theme Parks, Hotels, Flights and More Means Hundreds of Dollars in Savings for Orlando Travel Visit Orlando, the official tourism...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:41 ET The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Volaré In Orange County

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection global portfolio of...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:38 ET Starry Skies and Sleigh Rides

"If you've never been to Montana, it'll slow you down in a good way," says Bruce Anfinson. In Melodies and Memories, singer and Lone Mountain...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:10 ET Thanksgiving Travel: Atlanta Tops Busiest Airport List

In an effort to help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to Thanksgiving travel plans, Hopper and InsureMyTrip research...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:05 ET Marriott International and Expert Drones Team to Bring Drone Event to the Newly Renovated W Fort Lauderdale

Expert Drones™, a subsidiary of Dronepire Inc., announced today it has teamed with Marriott International to utilize sophisticated drone technology...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:00 ET Se lanza Baha Mar a nivel internacional como el complejo turístico de mayor lujo y versatilidad del Caribe

El desarrollo turístico de 4,200 millones de dólares ubicado a orillas de las playas de Nueva Providencia en Nassau, Bahamas, hizo el pasado 1° de...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:00 ET Emerging And Established Artists Debut New Work For Greater Fort Lauderdale's Burgeoning Arts And Culture Community

The visual arts are taking centerstage in Greater Fort Lauderdale this season for visitors and residents alike looking to feed their creative side....