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Visit Florida Board Appoints Ken Lawson as President & CEO
One week after Will Secombe stepped down from the top post at Visit Florida in the midst of a controversy surrounding a $1 million promotional contract
Visit Milwaukee Turns 50
VISIT Milwaukee, the region's destination marketing organization responsible for attracting conventions, events, business and leisure travel to the Greater Milwaukee area,
NAAAS To Host Conference In South Africa
The National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates will host a joint conference and vacation program in Durban, South Africa
Destination Maryland: The Guide To Maryland Travel
2017 Tourism Guide for Maryland Now Available
CBFC Hosts Swearing-In Ceremony For The Congressional Black Caucus
The 115th Congress will have the largest CBC in history with 49 members
17th Annual Soul Beach Beach Music Festival Hosted By Aruba Announces Mega Superstar Headliners: Mary J. Blige, Usher And The Roots
Comedy Night and Live Music Performances by an Array of Artists
Events DC Announces A Letter Of Intent With Apple To Open A Flagship Location In The Carnegie Library At Mt. Vernon Square
Proposed Apple site has the potential to revitalize historic space in a rapidly developing area of the District of Columbia
Los Angeles Welcomes U.S. Virgin Islands Department Of Tourism
The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism made a strong foray into the Los Angeles, California market recently.
National Black MBA Association® Announces Collaboration With Prospanica® To Present 39th Annual National Conference In Philadelphia
Collaboration creates nation's largest conference and career event for professionals of color and Hispanics.
The Las Vegas Convention Center District Moves Forward With Unveiling Of New Diamond Lot
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) recently unveiled the Diamond Lot - its new parking and outdoor exhibition space.
Champions Awards Taking Shape For 2017
Black Meetings & Tourism is gearing up for the BM&T Champions Awards Luncheon taking place next year in Washington, DC
Omni Providence Hotel Appoints Burnell Goldman As General Manager
Omni Providence Hotel, Rhode Island's premier landmark hotel connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center
Jamaica Leads Winners At World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony
Jamaica has been recognized as the Caribbean's Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards during a glittering event at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort.
Royal Caribbean Extends Special "Ticket To Adventure" To Drivers Nationwide Who Need A Vacation From Parking Violations
Thankfully For Ships, There is No Alternate Side Parking or Tow Away Zones
Complimentary Wi-Fi At Omni Dallas For Groups
For a limited time, Omni Dallas Hotel is now offering complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access to meeting
Cincinnati Launches New Streetcar System
After years of planning and anticipation, Cincinnati USA opened the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar on Sept. 9
Harrah's Las Vegas Unveils Fully Renovated Tower With The Newest Rooms On The Strip
Located at the center of the Las Vegas Strip, Harrah's Las Vegas offers guests an unforgettable experience
Special Convention - Largest City - Wide Convention Of The Year
Jehovah's Witnesses Special Convention 2016 Utilizes Technology and Authentic Offerings For a Successful Conference
Meet Minneapolis Evolves Through Its Destination Innovation Initiative
As the hospitality and meetings and conventions industries continue to evolve, Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association
Civil Rights Organizations Call For Airbnb To Implement Reforms To Eliminate Discrimination
Organizations Outline Actions That Must Be Taken to Ensure Equal Access Regardless of Race