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

Alaska Sea Adventures Announces Dates For 2014 Herring Extravaganzas

Alaska is always exciting but there is no question that spring in Southeast Alaska is a unique time of year and a highly anticipated season because the region is reawakening after a long slumber through the long cold dark days...Read more

Vermont: Killington’s New Life Hiking Spa Receives Spafinder Recognition

The holiday season is upon us and soon the New Year will bring with it resolutions of getting healthy and weight loss. Weight loss retreats and spas are a wonderful way to get people on the right track to health...Read more

California: NTA Travel Exchange 2014 Attracting More Buyers

More buyers are heading to Los Angeles for NTA’s annual gathering, Travel Exchange, held February 16–20 in conjunction with the United Motorcoach Association’s (UMA) Motorcoach EXPO. Registration for tour operator companies is pacing ahead of Travel Exchange ’13, and this...Read more

California: Registration Opens for GBTA Convention in Los Angeles

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has opened registration for the GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, California, July 26-30, 2014. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners, procurement...Read more

Texas: Benchmark Hospitality Names John MacMullen Area Director of Sales & Marketing

Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed John MacMullen area director of sales and marketing. Mr. MacMullen is based in Benchmark’s Miami office. Eric Gavin, Benchmark’s regional vice president of sales & marketing officer, made the...Read more

Kessler Collection Launches Newest Autograph Collection Hotel in Orlando

The Kessler Collection has unveiled the Castle Hotel as its newest masterpiece and ninth Autograph Collection property, which officially opened on October 17, 2013. Evoking an air of creativity and artistry in the heart of Orlando’s attractions, the Castle Hotel...Read more