National Tourism Week which ran May 29 - June 04 the representatives of Alberta’s Indigenous tourism industry were set to highlight why they’re poised to lead the way in economic growth for the province.
Continuing its expansion, ARY BEE Global has made its debut in the US with signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Al Rayyan Travels USA.
With the support of TravPRO Mobile, Visit Lauderdale has launched Lauderdale Loyalist, a new interactive mLearning training and sales experience for travel advisors. Already available online, Lauderdale Loyalist changes the game for travel advisors, supporting their destination learning requirements and serving as an ongoing sales enhancement resource.
With an average spend per resident amounting to USD3,580, the US source market is projected to be the most valuable globally in terms of average overseas tourism expenditure in 2021, according to GlobalData’s latest forecast.
Coming off the success of digital passes centered around outdoor exploration and dining, Visit Greater Palm Springs has recently launched the new digital Wellness Pass to help travellers reach their health and wellness goals in the new year.
As seen in the Lodging Econometrics (LE), for the fourth quarter of 2021 (Q4'21), the United States Construction Pipeline Trend Report indicated that the franchise companies with the largest US construction pipelines at year-end 2021 were, Marriott International with 1,345 projects/170,586 rooms, followed by Hilton Worldwide with 1,239 projects/141,053 rooms, and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 761 projects/76,987 rooms.
American Cruise Lines has revealed details of Project Blue—a brand new fleet of go-anywhere ships for the US market. The company announced plans for 12 identical sister ships that will more than double the nation’s current capacity for domestic coastal cruises. Featuring an innovative hybrid catamaran design, these distinct boats will have unprecedented near-shore operating versatility.
On January 13, Collinson’s Priority Pass launched a global partnership with CarTrawler – the global B2B provider of technology solutions for the travel industry – offering members access to CarTrawler services through the Priority Pass app.
IBTM Americas, which was held at Centro Citibanamex from August 18-19, had concluded with close to 8,000 business meetings taking place over the two-day event, around USD1,000 million in business opportunities and an economic benefit of over 70 million Mexican pesos, bolstering the meetings industry in Mexico and Latin America.