Hawaii’s Tourism Industry Sets New Record in Spending and Arrivals for 2013

Tourism in Hawaii continued to be a major driver for the state’s economic recovery in 2013, surpassing records set the previous year. Visitor spending reached $14.5 billion (an increase of 2 percent from $14.3 billion) contributing $1.5 billion in state...Read more

Rail: Rocky Mountaineer’s Stay & Play Offer Includes Up to $600 in Added Value

Your clients can experience the Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer’s exclusive Stay and Play offer. From now until February 28, 2014, booking packages of four nights or more and receive up to $600 per couple in added value, which can...Read more

Explore the Best of the South With New Spring Deals from Blount Small Ship Adventures

While cold air may be spreading throughout the country, spring is on the horizon and there’s no better way to experience the season’s beautiful weather and blooming flowers than onboard a small ship river cruise. This spring, Blount Small Ship...Read more

B Hotels & Resorts Launches Travel Agent Rewards Program

South Florida-based B Hotels & Resorts has announced its new B Our Preferred Travel Agent rewards program, rolling out January 2014. The program encourages agents to learn about B Hotels & Resorts, while also increasing revenue through upselling and cross-promoting B...Read more

California: Travel Agents Ready to Attend Travel Exchange 2014 in Los Angeles

While welcoming new members to Travel Exchange ’14, NTA also is opening the door to another group of first-time attendees in Los Angeles: travel agents. Agents will participate at the convention on February 19 and 20, the last two days...Read more

Florida: NEST of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel Gather for National Training Event

The Network of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel (NEST) recently finished its whirlwind two day business building boot camp in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The agenda was jam-packed with educational opportunities, peer-to-peer networking and preferred supplier meetings, with powerful workshops honing in on...Read more

Colorado: New Year Meeting Incentives from The Westin Snowmass

With its new Internet speeds, reliability and connectivity now on par with hi-tech major metro properties, The Westin Snowmass is the perfect mountain meeting retreat in any season and is now offering special meeting incentives for bookings made for 2014...Read more

California: Brian D. Johnson Joins Loews Hollywood Hotel As GM

Loews Hollywood Hotel has appointmented Brian D. Johnson as its General Manager. In his new role, Johnson oversees day-to-day operations of the Loews Hollywood Hotel, which is currently undergoing a $31 million renovation, set to complete in March 2014. The...Read more

Florida: The Breakers’ President Paul Leone Named Independent Hotelier of the World

The Breakers, Henry Flagler’s homage to the Atlantic along the shores of Palm Beach, has long been a shining representation of how a five-star hotel operates. A true team effort of 2,000 Breakers’ associates, is impeccably helmed by Paul Leone, who has...Read more

Seahawk’s Russell Wilson Named ‘Chief Football Officer’ for Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has a new quarterback onboard — Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson. As part of the exclusive multi-year partnership, Wilson will appear at events, take part in marketing activities for Alaska Airlines, and work with the carrier to support youth...Read more