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Arianna Huffington Joins Westin Well-being Council

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Arianna Huffington Joins Westin Well-being Council

On the heels of the recent launch of its global Westin Well-being Movement, Westin Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of Arianna Huffington to the Movement’s Well-being Council. The Well-being Movement is an ambitious $15 million campaign designed to enhance the well-being of guests and associates around the world. Huffington’s role on the Council [...]

33 Best New Hotels In The World: Conde Nast Traveler

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33 Best New Hotels In The World: Conde Nast Traveler

Conde Nast Traveler’s 18th annual Hot List reveals the best new hotels and resorts in the world. This year, editors considered 510 hotels in 400 cities and 93 countries. The 2014 Hot List is stated to be the most selective ever, with just 33 Best New Hotels in the World. Hotels were considered according to [...]

Crystal Adventure for HBO’s TV Series Game of Thrones

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Crystal Adventure for HBO’s TV Series Game of Thrones

While fans immerse themselves in the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones television series, Crystal Cruises is unveiling a new Thrones-focused Crystal Adventure in the show’s key filming location, Northern Ireland. Crystal guests will explore several production locations near Belfast, where they will step into mythical medieval life, shooting arrows, taking photographs with show [...]

World’s Top Destinations Revealed: Where Do You Want to Go?

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World’s Top Destinations Revealed: Where Do You Want to Go?

Leading travel site TripAdvisor today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for Destinations. The sixth annual awards honor nearly 500 destinations including the winners for the top spots in the world, and individual lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, China, Middle East, Russia, South America, the South Pacific, [...]

Hyatt Regency Chongming Opens in Shanghai, China

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Hyatt Regency Chongming Opens in Shanghai, China

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced Tuesday the opening of Hyatt Regency Chongming, located on Chongming Island in Shanghai, China. The hotel introduces the Hyatt Regency brand to Shanghai and the “first international upscale resort” to the island. Located at the mouth of the Yangtze River and the East China Sea, Chongming Island is the [...]

Zero-Emissions All-Electric Bus Launches in Rio de Janeiro

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Zero-Emissions All-Electric Bus Launches in Rio de Janeiro

Fetranspor and Rio Bus, the public transportation companies for the state and city of Rio, and BYD, a Chinese company with leading technologies on batteries and electric vehicles, joined together at the opening ceremonies for the launch of the BYD 100% electric bus this week. This is claimed to be the first pure-electric bus to [...]

Hertz Opens New Car Rental Location in Dubai

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Hertz Opens New Car Rental Location in Dubai

The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced the opening of a new car rental location at the recently launched Etihad Travel Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The new branch becomes the 20th Hertz location in the UAE among a global network of approximately 11,555 locations. It is located in Etihad Airways’ one-stop travel retail [...]

Asia Cruise Fund to Develop the Asian Market

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Asia Cruise Fund to Develop the Asian Market

“Asia Cruise Fund” was announced at Cruise Shipping Miami by Philip Yung, Commissioner for Tourism of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, Anthony Lau, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), and Dr. Wayne Liu, Deputy Director-General of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB). Initiated by the HKTB and the TTB, the [...]

Aviation Summit to Debut Luxury Aircraft Prototype Triton

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Aviation Summit to Debut Luxury Aircraft Prototype Triton

The 2014 Aviation Summit, set for Oct. 31-Nov. 2., has announced the unveiling of Triton. It is about an aircraft concept that affords passengers panoramic views and luxury accommodations in sightseeing adventures and luxury travel. The concept, developed by Micronautix, will be shown publicly for the first time at the 2014 Aviation Summit, held at [...]

Which Are the World’s Best Beaches?

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Which Are the World’s Best Beaches?

Travelers’ Choice Beaches Award-winners were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor gathered over a 12-month period. Leading travel site TripAdvisor today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for Beaches. In its second year, the awards recognize more than 322 beaches globally, including top [...]

TripAdvisor to Help Travelers Plan Greener Trips

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TripAdvisor to Help Travelers Plan Greener Trips

Leading travel site TripAdvisor today announced plans to extend its TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program into Canada and Europe for the first time, following its introduction in the U.S. The program is developed in consultation with the United Nations Environment Programme, the U.S. Green Building Council, Energy Star, and the International Center for Responsible Tourism Canada. It [...]

Opening Now: Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan

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Opening Now: Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan

Located in the heart of the capital and just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan opened its doors today, March 16. The four-star, 361-room hotel opens with six food and beverage outlets, seven meeting rooms, a ballroom, plus recreation and wellness facilities. Major business hubs and tourist attractions are [...]

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