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THE ESSENTIAL GREEN BOOK: THEN AND NOW
On February 23, 2022, as a part of their long running Executive in Residence series, Temple University School of Tourism and Hospitality Management showcased the experiences and achievements of Travel ... read more
RENEE WILSON APPOINTED DIRECTOR, TOURISM MARKET DEVELOPMENT: CANADA, EUROPE & U.S. FOR NYC & COMPANY
Renee Wilson recently joined NYC & Company as Director, Tourism Market Development: Canada, Europe & U.S. In her role, Renee manages day-to-day travel trade activities in Canada; leads the dev ... read more
DENVER OFFERS TREASURE TROVE FOR PLANNERS
Denver has long been a destination for discovery, for planners and attendees alike. The city surprises at every turn, hooking its guests with local flair while not skimping on big-city amenities. It’s ... read more
OVG360 APPOINTS GREGORY A. O’DELL AS PRESIDENT, VENUE MANAGEMENT
A Renowned Leader Committed to the Economic, Social, and Environmental Betterment of the Community, O’Dell Brings Deep Convention Center Experience, Broad Sports Experience, and an Innovative Approach ... read more
VIRGINIA TOURISM LAUNCHES NEW NATIONAL CAMPAIGN, 'VIRGINIA IS FOR…'
Campaign Aims to Connect Travelers With Iconic Virginia is For Lovers Brand, Reach New Markets Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) and its agency of record, The Martin Agency, recently announced the la ... read more
VISIT TAMPA BAY HIRES VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE
Eric Davis Brings Two Decades of Financial Leadership to Direct Financial Team As Visit Tampa Bay continues to add new layers of sales and marketing, plus affiliated organizations that require more co ... read more
RICHARD M. SCHULZE SELECTS SALAMANDER HOTELS & RESORTS TO MANAGE AURORA ANGUILLA RESORT & GOLF CLUB
The iconic Caribbean resort has undergone a multimillion-dollar reimagination under the ownership of the renowned businessman and philanthropist, with exciting short course opening this summer Renowne ... read more
NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION HONORS ADVOCATES FOR INCLUSION IN PARKS · NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) honored three outstanding national park advocates at its annual Salute to the Parks gala: Native American Speaks founder, Jack Gladstone, former NPCA ... read more
ARTS, CULTURE, AND LIBERATION EVENT
You are Invited To the ARTS, CULTURE, AND LIBERATION event held at the Art of Noize. Our goal is to raise $2,500 to complete the organizing, convening, and supporting of DMV Juneteenth activities. Exp ... read more
OCEANIA CRUISES ANNOUNCES TWO MORE BETTER-THAN-NEW SHIPS
Riviera and Marina to Undergo Stem-to-Stern Re-Inspiration in 2022 and 2023 Rebuild Will Yield 1,210 New Suites and Staterooms and Transformed Public Spaces Oceania Cruises , the world's leading culin ... read more
NEKI MOHAN JOINS VISIT LAUDERDALE
Neki Mohan is the Vice President of Multicultural Business & Community Engagement for Visit Lauderdale. She is an advocate for Greater Fort Lauderdale's diversity initiatives and 31 communities. A ... read more
CHTA TEAMS UP WITH HOSPITALITY, FINANCE & TECH ASSOCIATION
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has signed a three-year agreement with the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) association to expand the delivery of resources ... read more
WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS ANNOUNCES LATEST COMMITMENTS TO SUSTAINABILITY AND A CULTURE OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Company Releases 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report and is Recognized by DiversityInc and Forbes for its Dedication to Diversity Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel ... read more
FLORIDA’S MOST SUCCESS STORIES
Tampa Bay has more than Florida sunshine to offer your next meeting. With smart safety measures, cutting-edge upgrades to Tampa Convention Center, tech grants, new hotels and accolades by everyone fro ... read more
TODAY’S CULTURAL ENTHUSIAST FOLLOWING THE NEW GREEN BOOK
Hold on to your hats; you’re about to enjoy a whole new way to travel. One that will enhance your journey and help you create wonderfully unforgettable experiences of a lifetime. Whether you’re an adv ... read more
CHOOSE CHICAGO WELCOMES SHAVONNE HARDING, NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
Choose Chicago is proud to welcome Shavonne Harding who joined the Convention Sales department’s East Coast team as a National Sales Manager overseeing sales, marketing, and event management, based ou ... read more
WELCOME TO THE BEAUTIFUL HILTON MIAMI AIRPORT BLUE LAGOON
More than ever, convenience, comfort, and cleanliness are at the top of the “MUST” list for today’s travelers when choosing the right hotel. Whether you’re looking for a family friendly property in Mi ... read more
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2022 WITH CONFERENCE
‘Charting our Future: Leading with Resilience’ The WITH National Conference is the premier women's conference of its kind in the Western US. It will bring together more than 300 industry professionals ... read more
TWO PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL BLACK ASSOCIATIONS HOST MEETINGS IN CINCINNATI IN APRIL
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc . and the National Black Marathoners Association hosted their annual events in Cincinnati in April, according to Visit Cincy, the region’s convention and visitors bureau. Z ... read more
CONTACT CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT MEETINGS & EVENTS
MEETING PLANNERS ANSWER TO EVERYONE. WE ANSWER TO YOU. Caesars Entertainment is one of the largest, most well-respected casino-entertainment companies in the world. But we’ve never been content to res ... read more
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