Florida: The Breakers’ President Paul Leone Named Independent Hotelier of the World

The Breakers, Henry Flagler’s homage to the Atlantic along the shores of Palm Beach, has long been a shining representation of how a five-star hotel operates. A true team effort of 2,000 Breakers’ associates, is impeccably helmed by Paul Leone, who has...Read more

Seahawk’s Russell Wilson Named ‘Chief Football Officer’ for Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has a new quarterback onboard — Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson. As part of the exclusive multi-year partnership, Wilson will appear at events, take part in marketing activities for Alaska Airlines, and work with the carrier to support youth...Read more

Visit Phoenix Brings Free Wi-Fi to New York Subway Riders

New Yorkers who want to get a little online shopping done while riding the subway can thank Visit Phoenix for making their lives a little easier. Visit Phoenix is sponsoring free WiFi in the New York City subway system during...Read more

The Sawgrass Marriott Gold Resort & Spa Announces Appointment for Two Key Positions

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa has announced the appointments of Maureen Holden as Director of Marketing and Mara Bonfeld as Director of National Accounts. Together they bring nearly two decades of experience in the hospitality realm, with success...Read more

Ten Reasons To Send Your Clients To Orlando

Orlando continues to reinvent itself with enticing additions opening in 2014. New offerings found inside its world-famous theme parks and throughout the destination give families even more reason to visit Orlando in the new year. From hopping aboard the Hogwarts...Read more

John Tolbert Named GM of Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa Beach

Marriott International has named John C. Tolbert as general manager of Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa located in the Wailea Resort destination on Maui and the 555-room Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa situated along the luxury Kohala Coast...Read more

Texas: Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Receives Two HSMAI Awards for Marketing

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International recognized the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau with two Silver Adrian Awards for compelling advertising, public relations and marketing campaigns in the 57th annual Adrian Awards Competition, the largest travel marketing competition globally....Read more

Starwood Appoints Anthony Ingham to Oversee St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels And Le Méridien Brands

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the appointment of Anthony Ingham as Vice President, North America Brand Management, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Méridien. With more than 13 years of luxury lifestyle...Read more

National Geographic Traveler Names New Orleans a Top Destination in the World for 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents New Orleans as one of the 21 must-see destinations in the world for 2014 in their December 2013/January 2014 issue. Ranked among destinations such as Alentejo, Portugal; Sochi, Russia; and the West African island nation of...Read more

Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives Adrian Award from HSMAI

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has chosen The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CACVB) social media campaign for an Adrian Gold Award. The award will be officially presented to the CACVB in February 2014, at the...Read more