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CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT’S CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTS ESG ACHIEVEMENTS
12th Annual PEOPLE PLANET PLAY Report Shares Progress of Caesars as an Employer, Corporate Citizen and Diversified Entertainment Leader Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars"), the large ... read more
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS SETS ITS SIGHTS ON HOTEL DEVELOPMENT
USVI Tourism Talks Investment at CHICOS Conference The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) is buoyed by investor interest in the Territory and the wider Caribbean. Attending the recently concluded annual Carib ... read more
CARNIVAL CORPORATION'S NORTH AMERICAN BRANDS SHOW APPRECIATION FOR TRAVEL ADVISOR COMMUNITY AND PLAN TO MAINTAIN COMMISSION RATES THROUGH 2023
Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn Kick Off Holiday Season with Message of Loyalty to Travel Advisors Kicking off the holiday season and showing its appr ... read more
BRANDON BENSON A STANDOUT PERFORMER AT MEMPHIS TOURISM
Brandon Benson has spent the last 15 years working in hospitality with a focus on the meetings and convention segment. Brandon is currently the Director of National Accounts for Memphis Tourism, respo ... read more
NEW VISIT PHILADELPHIA® INITIATIVE INVITES MEMBERS OF NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL TO EXPLORE PHILADELPHIA
Proud & Prominent Philadelphians & Pan-Hellenic Council Members Featured In Videos & Itineraries VISIT PHILADELPHIA ® recently announced a new year-long marketing effort to encourage the m ... read more
FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS KICKS OFF ITS MILESTONE 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
The Iconic Center-Strip Resort is Commemorating "75 Years Of Fab" With Special Offers For Guests Through the End of the Year In 1946, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel and business partner Meyer Lansky famously ... read more
BARTLETT UNDERSCORES THE IMPORTANCE OF SPA SAFETY TO DESTINATION ASSURANCE
Operators in the spa sub-sector of Jamaica’s tourism industry are set to benefit from an operations manual developed to guide them in being safe, efficient and professional at what they do while tappi ... read more
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF HISTORY & CULTURE ANNOUNCES JOSEPH ROGERS AS FIRST-EVER MANAGER OF PARTNERSHIPS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) recognizes the importance of building deep and lasting relationships with individuals and organizations in its community and across the Commonwealth ... read more
TOP 8 REASONS WHY MINNEAPOLIS SHOULD BE YOUR NEXT MEETING DESTINATION
In Minneapolis, we’ve never had that “one thing” that makes us a great meeting and events destination. Is it our compact, easy to get around downtown? Is it our 9,000 centrally located hotel rooms wit ... read more
BLACK MEETINGS & TOURISM APEX AWARDS VIRTUAL AGAIN THIS YEAR
Black Meetings & Tourism was honored to once again recognize industry movers and shakers who have made outstanding contributions in their particular fields of endeavor to positively impact travel ... read more
PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER ACHIEVES GBAC STAR REACCREDITATION
Recognized as the Gold Standard of Safe Venues, the Reaccreditation Verifies that the Center Continues to Evolve, Improve and Advance With the Performance-Based GBAC STAR Program Elements for Infectio ... read more
LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES THE RETURN OF OVERSEAS VISITATION WITH A MARQUEE WELCOME AND A ROBUST CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
On Monday, Nov. 8, the first transoceanic flight carrying tourists in nearly 20 months touched down in Las Vegas, the same day the United States reopened its borders to fully-vaccinated international ... read more
TRAVELLING WITH DENELLA VISITS MIAMI
Season 4 of Travelling With Denella Ri’chard began in November 2021 and will continue through February 2022. Traveling With Denella Ri'chard is a 30 minute weekly television series which airs on Sunda ... read more
MEETINGS MEAN BUSINESS COALITION (MMBC) CO-CHAIRS FRED DIXON AND MICHAEL MASSARI ISSUE A STATEMENT ON GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY
“For the seventh consecutive year, we invite meetings industry professionals to come together with leaders from across business and government to advocate for the value of in-person business meetings ... read more
NIEUW STATENDAM RETURNS TO SOUTH FLORIDA CRUISING TODAY AND MARKS HOLLAND AMERICA LINE’S FIFTH SHIP TO REENTER SERVICE
Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam departed Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently on its first cruise since the industrywide pause last year. The ship marks the fifth Holland America Line vessel to r ... read more
CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE RETURNS TO IN-PERSON FORMAT FOR 2022
Stakeholders to Gather in Person for the First Major Tourism Meeting in the Caribbean in Two Years Caribbean Travel Marketplace Chairman Karen Whitt Building on the success of the virtual version of C ... read more
HYATT CENTRIC BUCKHEAD ATLANTA TO DEBUT THIS DECEMBER IN HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD
The 218-Room Property Brings a New Lifestyle Hotel to Buckhead. Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta is scheduled to open this December along the edge of Lenox Square, the largest shopping center in the sou ... read more
DISCOVER A MULTICULTURAL HAVEN IN THE SOUTHEAST
Charlotte may be best known for its pristine skyline and as a magnet for corporate growth but the 15th largest city in the nation’s bright future is beckoning Black meeting planners to take a closer l ... read more
DESTINATION DC LEADERSHIP REINFORCES ‘CONNECTED’ POSITIONING DURING IMEX AMERICA IN A COMMITMENT TO THRIVING IN-PERSON EVENTS
Destination DC (DDC) , the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, recently provided an update on convention sales strategies to attract more meetings and conventions to Washin ... read more
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNOR THANKS AMERICAN AIRLINES FOR PARTNERSHIP
After a remarkable tourism performance over the past 12 months, the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) is getting back to basics and strengthening its relationship with its airline partners. During a ... read more
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