Discover Uganda’s Unique Treasures

Have you booked any trips to Uganda recently? How about other east African destinations? The first six months of 2014 broke records for African arrivals; American travel to Africa was soaring until ebola hit the news in March. The fact...Read more

Britain: Mondrian London at Sea Containers Opens Its Doors

Morgans Hotel Group has opened its newest hotel, Mondrian London at Sea Containers, a 359-room luxury hotel fusing inventive food, beverage and entertainment offerings with a design that produces a vibrant hub on London’s South Bank. The first Mondrian-branded hotel...Read more

Playa Resorts Names Pilar Arizmendi Director of Sales & Marketing for Mexico

Playa Resorts Management has announced the appointment of Pilar Arizmendi as Director of Sales and Marketing for Mexico. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts, B.V. Arizmendi joins Playa from Las Brisas Hotel Collection...Read more

Hilton Announces Canopy by Hilton, New Lifestyle Brand

Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Canopy by Hilton, a new hotel brand that aims to redefine the lifestyle category around the mindset of today’s leisure and business travelers. Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide, unveiled...Read more

Latest ARC Report Shows U.S. Travel Agencies’ Air Ticket Sales Running 4.78 Percent Ahead of 2013

ARC reports that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.78 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $70.6 billion versus $67.3 billion in...Read more

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Announces Double and Triple Member Bonus in Famous Agents Rewards Program

FRHI Hotels & Resorts has announced an exclusive member bonus through it’s Famous Agents travel agent education and rewards program. Through December 31, 2014, Famous Agents members who actualize qualified client room nights at participating hotels will earn double points....Read more

Germany: Hotels Offering Custom Packages for 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To honor the anniversary, a series of special events and exhibitions are planned to take place throughout the city, focusing on the division of Germany...Read more

Fiji: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering 50 Percent Off Paradise Taveuni Resort Package

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas, a leader in dive travel, is offering dive packages to nearly 40 countries worldwide. Currently there are over 225 resorts and adventure operators along with 50 liveaboard dive vessels in their “Select Dive Destinations” program. Maduro is offering...Read more

Las Vegas: Bellagio Announces Lago by Julian Serrano Restaurant, Set to Open in March

Lago by Julian Serrano, a new concept from the celebrated Las Vegas chef, will debut at Bellagio Resort & Casino in March 2015. Featuring a dining room with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, Lago will boast views of the resort’s iconic fountains....Read more

Wyndham Amboseli Golf Resort & Spa Becomes Company’s First Upscale Property in Africa

Wyndham Hotel Group has signed a management agreement for the first  Wyndham Hotels and Resorts property in Africa, the Wyndham Amboseli Golf Resort and Spa, close to the Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The 290-room resort, complete with an 18-hole...Read more