Breaking Travel News

Organisations & Operators News Page 53

Reed appoints new World Travel Market portfolio director

Reed appoints new World Travel Market portfolio director

Claude Blanc, who has over 25 years of experience within the travel trade and hospitality industry, takes on the overall responsibility for all events in the portfolio including World Travel Market London, Travel Forward, Arabian Travel Market, World Travel Market Latin America and World Travel Market Africa.

Tatum to lead Hawai‘i Tourism Authority

Tatum to lead Hawai‘i Tourism Authority

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority’s board of directors has announced the appointment of long-time tourism executive, Chris Tatum, as its new president and chief executive.

German National Tourist Board launches new Alexa skill

German National Tourist Board launches new Alexa skill

The German National Tourist Board has begun promoting the country through the digital voice assistant Alexa in the UK and US. The GNTB travel application - available regionally at the market-specific Amazon stores - is installed on Alexa as Germany Travel Tips.