J.D. O'Hara has been named as president of the Travel Leaders Group as that company embarks on further strategic growth initiatives for its family of travel brands.
In the newly-created role, O'Hara will oversee and work closely with the various Travel Leaders Group brand presidents to... more ›
Come For The Run, Stay For The Fun
Run Barbados celebrated the 36th anniversary of its popular running series on the weekend, Dec. 7-9. More than 2,300 runners, from casual to competitive, travelled to Bridgetown, Barbados from 23 countries to participate in a weekend full of various running events, reports Press Today's Ashley... more ›
About 60 travel trade types were taken on a tasty journey of Germany last night (Dec. 10) by Julia Dywelski, director of marketing & sales, Canada for the German National Tourist Office.
Joined by partners, Lufthansa and Wines of Germany, the Flavours of Germany event was held at... more ›
Are You Ready For The Next Disruptor
Is the glass half full or half empty?
That's a question I've been asking for a while now, writes executive editor, Bob Mowat in Canadian Travel Press' special Forecast 2019 issue.
By all accounts, 2018 has been a good year for the Canadian travel industry, not to mention for the global... more ›
New Miami Beach Convention Center Re-imagined For Tomorrow
A cloudy sky was not going to dispel the long anticipated ribbon cutting ceremony of Miami Beach's re-imagined 21st century Miami Beach Convention Center, reports Ilona Kauremszky, attending the event for Press Today.
Last Tuesday key representatives from Florida's Miami-Dade County which... more ›
Two notable emperors were bullish about Istanbul. Napoleon demonstrated his appreciation for the city when he stated that, “If Earth was a single state, its capital would be Constantinople” as Istanbul was called for much of its existence, while Roman emperor Constantine made it the capital... more ›
Sunshine State Hosts Its “Official Meetings Show”
Travel professionals in the meetings and incentives industry have descended on the sun-kissed southwestern side of Florida for VISIT FLORIDA's annual Florida Encounter from November 28-30, reports Press Today's Ilona Kauremszky from the show.
The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel hosted this... more ›
VISIT FLORIDA Launches Florida Travel Pro In Canada
VISIT FLORIDA has launched its newest program for Canadian travel trade professionals – Florida Travel Pro. This e-learning platform is designed to help travel professionals nationwide discover the best the state has to offer and sell Florida like a pro.
Florida Travel Pro is a collaborative... more ›
UNWTO Partners With Niantic
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with one of its newest Affiliate Members, real-world games developer Niantic, to enhance global tourism through the use of mobile augmented reality game experiences.
UNWTO will collaborate with Niantic, creators of Pokémon GO and Ingress... more ›
Report Says Mexico Tourism Board Offices Could Be Closed
A report from Mexico says the newly elected Mexican federal government plans to shut down the Tourism Promotion Council of Mexico and close the 46 Mexico Tourism Board offices found outside the country.
One government official was quoted as saying that the new government is committed to... more ›