The Maslow is South Africa’s Newest Modern Hotel

The Maslow Hotel is Sun International’s new, modern hotel, providing an oasis setting within Johannesburg’s premium shopping area of Sandton. Following a $23 million refurbishment, The Maslow is now the perfect spot for a holiday stop over to enjoy a...Read more

Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos Undergoes $1.1M Renovation, Adds New Spa

Barceló Hotels & Resorts has completed construction of Deep Blue Spa, a new addition to its Los Cabos-based Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos resort. As part of the resort’s $1.1 million renovation, additional features and additions include the VIP room...Read more

World Food Travel Summit Announces Jodi Ettenberg as Keynote Speaker

The World Food Travel Association and its Portuguese Embassy, APTECE, have announced writer, photographer and food-obsessed traveler Jodi Ettenberg as keynote speaker. Jodi is one of the names announced by the World Food Travel Summit & Expo organization, which will...Read more

Casa de Calcada’s Vitor Matos Named Best Chef of Portugal

Vitor Matos, chef of the restaurant Largo de Paço located in Casa da Calçada, has won the Arco Atlántico Gastro award in the category Best Chef of Portugal. Judges cited Matos’ “limitless creativity, his dominion of the technique and for...Read more

Bestway Tours & Safaris Launches 15-Day Persian Gardens Escorted Tour

Bestway Tours & Safaris has announced a journey to explore the artistic heritage of Iran with a special emphasis on the beautiful Persian Gardens. The Tour is escorted by renowned landscape architect, horticulturist and garden historian, Jill Cherry. The 15-day...Read more

DEMA Launches Online Forum

DEMA’s Board of Directors made changes to the association following the group’s board meeting last month. Among these changes was the creation of a new online forum on for Industry stakeholders to discuss, engage, and collaborate with DEMA and other...Read more

Brand USA Launches Culinary Initiative

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, is launching its culinary initiative aimed at promoting gastro-tourism and showcasing the U.S. as a top culinary destination for world travelers. “American cuisine captures inspiration from all over the world,...Read more

San Diego’s Paradise Point Package Lets Visitors Cut the Lines and Arrive by Water Taxi

San Diego is a hub for premier theme parks, arts and culture and popular activities likes surfing, kayaking and golf. Paradise Point Resort & Spa, allows its guests to experience the best of San Diego on a 44-acre tropical island...Read more

DEMA Show Offering Discounted Hotel Rates for Early-Bird Bookings

DEMA’s official host hotel for DEMA Show 2014, formerly known as the Las Vegas Hotel and the Las Vegas Hilton, has announced it is under new ownership and has been renamed as the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. Westgate...Read more

Great Safaris Debuts New Safari In Style with Relais & Châteaux

Great Safaris has launched a new itinerary featuring South Africa and Victoria Falls, showcasing Relais & Châteaux properties in Cape Town, Kruger Park, Johannesburg and Victoria Falls. This is the first time these Relais & Châteaux properties have combined their...Read more