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- Thu Feb 25, 2016 - Meet Puerto Rico Offers Planners More Options For Meetings Of All Types
With more than 1.3 million square feet of meeting space and 15,000 guest rooms throughout the Island, a world-class convention center, an increasing range of accommodation options, a menu of social media offerings and a growing list of awards and accolades, Puerto Rico continues to offer meeting planners a wide variety of meeting and event options, from city-wide's to luxury CEO board meetings while ensuring a distinctive and memorable experience.
Meet Puerto Rico can accommodate large groups through
- Thu Feb 25, 2016 - JetBlue Has Started Its Service From Quito, Ecuador
This afternoon marked the arrival at Mariscal Sucre International Airport of the inaugural JetBlue flight joining the city of Quito to the city of Fort Lauderdale in the United States.
Upon its arrival at the capital's airport, the airline's Airbus 320 was received with a water arch salute from two fire engines of the airport's Fire and Rescue Service, a traditional welcome in the aviation industry on important occasions. The addition of JetBlue to the roster of airlines at the Mariscal Sucre Airport i
- Wed Feb 24, 2016 - Jamaica Tourist Board Announces New Appointments
Paul Pennicook, Director of Tourism for the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has announced the appointments of Marcia McLaughlin and Francine Carter Henry. McLaughlin, a hospitality and tourism veteran, will serve as Deputy Director of Tourism, Marketing. Carter Henry is filling the role of Manager, Tour Operators and Airlines for the Jamaica Tourist Board's USA Regional Office.
With her February 8 appointment, Ms McLaughlin will have responsibility for developing and coordinating the JTB's global marketin
- Tue Feb 23, 2016 - Quito Airport, Ecuador: Celebrating Three Successful Years Of Operation
In February, the new Mariscal Sucre International Airport of Quito reaches three years of operations and within a short period of time has managed to position itself among the leaders of the airport industry in Latin America and the Caribbean thanks to efficient management with a focus on customer service.
\'After an initial period of adjustments to airport operations, the levels of service at the airport have continuously increased along with growth in passenger traffic and connectivity\', states Andrew
- Mon Feb 22, 2016 - WTM Latin America Announces 2016 Event Programme
The fourth edition of WTM Latin America 2016, which takes place between Tuesday 29 and Thursday 31 March in São Paulo, Brazil, alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has just revealed its industry leading event schedule.
During the three days of the exhibition, delegates can attend the free sessions that will take place on this year's main Conference Theatre. Among the headline speakers are distinguished professionals from the likes of Google and PhoCusWright, in addition to the World Tourism Org
- Mon Feb 15, 2016 - WTM Latin America 2016 Sees 30% increase in Visitor and Buyer Interest
WTM Latin America, which takes place between 29 -- 31 March alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has seen phenomenal visitor and buyer interest with pre-registered figures almost 30% up on 2015.
This increase in interest will result in WTM Latin America 2016 becoming the best event yet, taking place for a second year running at the Expo Centre Norte, which is conveniently located in the vibrant city centre of Sao Paulo.
The event which is expecting 8,000 visitors and buyers will also exceed
- Thu Feb 11, 2016 - Worldhotels Adds First Hotel In Colombia
Worldhotels, a leading global group for independent upscale hotels, today announced that it has added the organization's first hotel in Colombia. Located in the capital city of Bogota, Hotel Morrison 114 offers 54 guest rooms in an upscale neighborhood in the northern part of the city. Guests have easy access to public transportation and the city's extensive network of bike and walking paths.
\'We are extremely excited to be entering the Colombia market with this great addition to our portfolio,\' said T
- Wed Feb 10, 2016 - Meet Puerto Rico Provides Social Media Offerings For Planners
Attendance and engagement are two key elements to ensure a successful convention or conference, according to meeting planner feedback secured by Meet Puerto Rico, the organization responsible for bringing meetings and conventions to Puerto Rico. They regularly cite social media as not only one of the biggest opportunities, but also one of the biggest challenges for the industry. Meet Puerto Rico's answer is Eleventes a suite of social media services making outreach simple and affordable for today's busy
- Wed Feb 3, 2016 - Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, Peru Named To Travel+Leisure's 'It List' of Best Hotels Around The World
Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, in Peru's Sacred Valley of the Incas, has been named one of the top new hotels on earth in the 11th edition of Travel+Leisure's 'IT LIST.' Appearing in the March 2016 issue of the magazine - now live on TravelandLeisure.com - the 'IT LIST' showcases the top hotel openings around the world as selected by the discerning editors of the influential travel magazine.
Characterized by \'...a killer location, impeccable design, and the ability to bring something totally new to the t
- Thu Jan 28, 2016 - Hilton Worldwide and Atlantica Hotels Sign Deal to Develop Hilton Garden Inn Brand in Brazil
Hilton Worldwide and Atlantica Hotels announced today the signing of an exclusive management license agreement for Atlantica to develop and manage Hilton Garden Inn hotels in Brazil. The announcement underscores the continued momentum of the award-winning upper midscale Hilton Garden Inn brand into new markets and tourism destinations throughout the region, including recently opened hotels in Montevideo, Uruguay and Cusco, Peru.
\'Brazil is the largest economy in South America and provides great pot