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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 on September 20. In development for the last year
The Time For Unity Is Upon Us
In the hostile and toxic environment spawned by the extremely partisan and divisive presidential campaign and election
Carnival Corporation To Expand Cruises To Cuba With Carnival Cruise Line
Company's Largest Cruise Brand, Carnival Cruise Line, is Granted Approval to Expand Corporation's Sailings
Birmingham's Civil Rights District Named National Monument
In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama signed a proclamation naming the Birmingham Civil Rights District a national monument.
Katrina's Corner
Thoughts from a Seasoned Event Professional (who happens to be Black)
USVI Expands Centenial Promotion To Tour Operators
The U.S. Virgin Islands' popular Centennial promotion is now available through tour operators in the United States.
National Urban League Delivers Resumes Of Qualified African-Americans To Senate While Calling For Increased Staff Diversity
The National Urban League Washington Bureau recently delivered resumes of qualified African-Americans ready
MGM Resorts International Honored For Its Support Of Women-Owned Businesses
MGM Resorts is the Only Company in Nevada and Integrated Resort Industry to Be Recognized by Women's Business Enterprise National Council as One of America's Top Corporations
'Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders' 2nd Annual W.I.T.H. Awards Luncheon
Thursday, March 16, 2017, Wyndham San Diego Bayside, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
"Closing Borders Risks Jobs,"World Travel & Tourism Council Warns US Administration At Routes Americas
"The United States is in danger of taking the same path it took after the 9/11 terror attacks, which led to a decade of economic stagnation
WWII Tuskeegee Airmen Colonel Charles McGee Packs Them In At Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor To Commemorate African-American History Month
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and 400 guests paid tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen and the vital role they played during World War II
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.