Blog posts : "Press Releases"

Hotel owners in New York and Chicago challenged Marriott's acquisition of Starwood.

According to announcement from March 21, 2016 Marriott has won the takeover of Starwood by proposing revised bid. Hence, by accomplishing this stage Marriott will hold a status of largest global hotel operating company.

Referring to Bloomberg Hotel owners in New York and Chicago challenged Marr…

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Marriott and Starwood Shareholders Approve Merger

Referring to Deanna Ting, Skift - Apr 08, 2016 11:20 am

After a dramatic last few weeks in which Marriott International nearly lost out on its quest to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Chinese insurer Anbang and its investor group, both hotel companies hosted their respe…

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What You Should Know if You're Traveling to Europe

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016, many are wondering if it is safe to travel to Europe. Unlike the Paris attacks, there have been fewer calls to a swift return to normal operations in Europe as concerns about security linger. The U.S. State Department has issued…

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6 Expert Cruise-Planning Tips From Travel Agents

This year, 24 million passengers are expected to take a cruise, according to Cruise Lines International Association. Vacationers can choose from family, luxury cruises and river cruises or embark on a unique gulet excursion. There are hundreds of cruise options to choose from, so putting togethe…

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WTTC Global Summit 2016 examines Travel Beyond Boundarie

President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), David Scowsill, announced today in Dallas, the theme of WTTC’s Global Summit “Travel Beyond Boundaries”.

The programme will focus on how Travel & Tourism will respond to the biggest issues of the moment - migration, climate chan…

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Global Summit Programme

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is excited to announce the programme for its 16th Annual Global Summit 2016, taking place in Dallas, Texas, 6-7 April 2016.

David Scowsill, President & CEO, said: “The influence of the recent geopolitical shifts, global sustainability accords, and technol…

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