American Express Global Business Travel has announced that Paul Abbott will assume the role of chief executive officer, effective October 1st. Abbott replaces Doug Anderson, who is stepping down.
Booking.com is continuing to mislead consumers with pressure selling tactics – despite a crackdown by regulators aimed at putting a stop to such unscrupulous practices. That is according to a new investigation by consumer watchdog Which? Travel.
Michael Bayley, president and chief executive of Royal Caribbean International, will engage Caribbean tourism policymakers, marketers and other senior officers at the Caribbean Tourism Sector Outlook Forum at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa.
Thomas Cook has filed for chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the United States as the company seeks to safeguard itself from legal action by debtholders.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced record-breaking visitor numbers to the emirate in August. Almost 118,000 visitors choose the northern-most of the United Arab Emirates to visit last month.
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has hosted its ninth annual showcase, this year welcoming more than 200 UK travel industry specialists. The aim of the event is to update partners on Saint Lucia news and to hear from key operators, airlines and agents on what they need to market the destination.
Algarve tourism chiefs have argued the region must diversify and build on its renowned beach holiday brand in order to benefit from the rapidly evolving global tourism market.
Wego has partnered with Singapore Tourism Board in the Middle East to drive more travellers from the GCC during the winter season to visit the destination.
With more than 90 years of combined experience in the touring sector, G Adventures and G Touring’s Travelsphere and Just You brands will launch three new programmes within Thomas Cook Tours, which will be rolled out across the Thomas Cook retail network this autumn.
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Preferred Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the Londoner to its Legend Collection. Located in the heart of London’s West End in the world-famous Leicester Square, the hotel is set to open next spring.
CWT Meetings & Events has announced the appointment of Cristina Scott to the role of vice president of global operations. She will report to Derek Sharp, CWT Meetings & Events’ senior vice president and managing director, and will be based in Southlake, Texas.