Switzerland Tourism Wins Virtuoso Award

At its annual conference last week in Las Vegas, Virtuoso, the leading international luxury travel network with nearly 9,000 travel advisors, announces winners of awards in various categories. “To receive the Virtuoso Tourism Board of the Year Award for the...Read more

Big Five Tours & Expeditions Receives Nod From Virtuoso

International luxury travel network, Virtuoso, celebrated the close of its annual Virtuoso Travel Week event with its festive gala and Virtuoso Awards, where Big Five Tours & Expeditions was recognized as the winner of 2014 Sustainable Tourism Leadership. Held at...Read more

Malta Tourism Authority Appoints Paul Begeja as New CEO

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) Board confirmed the appointment of Paul Bugeja, former president of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, as its new CEO effective September 16, 2014. Mr Bugeja has held senior positions within the Corinthia Group for the...Read more

Trinidad & Tobago’s Tourist Board Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TDC) have announced the appointment of Keith Chin as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 4, 2014. “It is a pleasure to be given...Read more

Virtuoso Names 10 Hottest Destinations During Travel Week

Leading luxury travel network Virtuoso, harnessing data from its worldwide travel agency members, today revealed where the affluent will be venturing for the remainder of 2014, including the crucial holiday time and winter months. Announced during the network’s annual Virtuoso...Read more

Travelsavers Expands Into Romania With Addition of Danubius Travel

TRAVELSAVERS Worldwide Independent Network (TWIN) has expanded its European presence in Eastern Europe with the addition of Danubius Travel. This marks TWIN’s debut in Romania. “We’re delighted to welcome Danubius Travel into the TWIN family,” says Rick Mazza, President and...Read more

Christopher Pollock Named General Manager for Pink Sands Resort

Christopher N. Pollock, a 35-year veteran of the hospitality industry, has been named general manager of Pink Sands Resort, located on Harbour Island in the Out Islands of the Bahamas. The beachfront property is undergoing a renovation of its cottages...Read more

PATA Elects New Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and Executive Board

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the election of W. Scott Supernaw, Tauck, Inc., as Chairman of the Executive Board of PATA. Mr Supernaw replaces Joao Manuel Costa Antunes who has served as Chairman of PATA since April...Read more

Maldives: Paul Brown Named GM of Coco Prive Kuda Hithi Island

Coco Collection has announced the appointment of Paul Vincent Benedict Brown as the General Manager of Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island, the private island retreat comprising of one split-level master residence and 5 guest accommodations, an infinity pool, a private...Read more

American Marketing Group Raises $50,000 for Autism Speaks

American Marketing Group raised more than $50,000 for Autism Speaks at its Travel Market conference in Boca Raton, Florida with a silent auction that was complemented by a matching donation from the company. To date, American Marketing Group has raised...Read more