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#Strategic #Hotels & #Resorts Closes On The #Sale Of The Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort

Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) today announced that the Company has closed on the sale of the Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort and the adjacent La Solana land parcel for $200.0 million.  The Company expects after tax proceeds to total approximately $180.0 million which it intends to use to retire its 8.50% Series A Preferred Stock and reduce indebtedness under its revolving credit facility.

01/03/2014 09:51

Wyndham #Worldwide #Corporation Declares #Cash #Dividend

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) announced today its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.35 per share on its common stock, payable March 28, 2014 to shareholders of record as of March 14, 2014.

28/02/2014 13:10

Boeing Senior Vice President Denson-Low Announces Retirement

Boeing Senior Vice President Wanda Denson-Low has announced her plans to retire from the company June 2 after serving on the company's executive council and leading the Office of Internal Governance for the past seven years.

28/02/2014 13:01

Arison to Sell up to 10 Million Shares of Carnival Corporation

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced today that Micky Arison, Chairman of the Board of Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc, has advised Carnival Corporation that trusts organized for his benefit plan to sell up to 10 million shares of Carnival Corporation common stock ("Shares") in market sales, representing up to approximately 1% of the total combined voting rights of Carnival Corporation & plc. Arison indicated that he is selling for tax planning, estate planning and diversification purposes. All Arison Shares are held either directly or indirectly in various trusts for his benefit.

28/02/2014 12:35

#Catalina Island #Vacation Rentals Now Offers #Exclusive #Luxury #Homes in Two #Harbors

For the first time, guests of Catalina Island Vacation Rentals will be able to experience a luxurious new lodging opportunity in Two Harbors, at the island's remote West End.

26/02/2014 15:12

@LindtUK -Lindt #EXCELLENCE To Serve As #Official #Chocolate #Sponsor Of 2014 #FOOD & #WINE Classic In #Aspen

Premium Chocolatier Celebrates with Perfect Pairings and a Chance to Win a Trip to the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen

26/02/2014 14:45

Value #Place seeking #building #sites for 12 #new #hotels in southern #California

Value #Place seeking #building #sites for 12 #new #hotels in southern #California

Nation's largest economy extended stay brand targets metro Los Angeles, San Diego, Long Beach, Orange County, Riverside, Ventura

26/02/2014 14:31

IHG issues #statement on proposed #legislation to allow U.S. #businesses to refuse #service

IHG is a global hospitality company that prides itself on the diversity of its guests, employees and business partners in nearly 100 countries.

#Record 14.2 Million Overnight #Visitors To Greater #Miami And The #Beaches In 2013

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) President & CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME announced today that Travel and Tourism's overnight visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for calendar year 2013 surpassed another benchmark with a record-breaking 14.2 million overnight visitors, a +2.2% increase over 2012.

26/02/2014 14:09

National Restaurant Association Announces All-Star Chef Line-up for 2014 World Culinary Showcase

World-class celebrity chefs dish out their tips and tricks to showcase their culinary talents at the World Culinary Showcase at this year's 2014 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® and the International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event at NRA Show® (IWSB). Guest attendees will have the opportunity to learn from acclaimed chefs such as Maxime Bilet, co-author of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking; Top Chef Masters contestants Rick Bayless, David Burke, Graham Elliot, and Art Smith; Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern, as well as Food Network stars Claire Robinson, Robert Irvine, Marc Forgione; and more.

23/02/2014 13:02

Sun Vegas awarded the Top 25 Casinos for 2013 by CasinoBonusesToday

Sun Vegas awarded the Top 25 Casinos for 2013 by CasinoBonusesToday

Sun Vegas Casino's [ ] recent rebrand has certainly paid
off. It may be awards season in Hollywood but this online casino is also celebrating their
very own award as one of the Top 25 Casinos for 2013 by CasinoBonusesToday. This means
that Sun Vegas Casino is one of the best online casinos available today in terms of
service, reputation and entertainment.

23/02/2014 10:58

Asian Passengers Shaping Long Haul Economy Air Travel

Airbus today published a new research report about the comfort demands of Asian
economy class passengers. 'The Future of Comfort: Asia' conducted by global future
consultancy Future Laboratory, reveals new insights into the evolving demands of
tomorrow's increasingly influential Asian air passengers.

14/02/2014 15:57

Impact of Natural Disasters on the Tourism Industry

Tourism has always been regarded as the impetus that brings in new business opportunities and economic development for a region. As an industry, there are several factors that have an impact on tourism both positively and negatively. One such aspect is the natural disasters and climate changes that occur in a place unexpectedly. 

Think Out of the Box

Think Outside of the Box is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective.

Creativity + Productivity = Success 

This concept has become widely used in business environments, especially by Tourism consultants and executive coaches in the Industry.


Imagination is more important than Knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”

Albert Einstein

11/01/2014 06:46


Hope you have a great new year 2014. Let the celebration begin. Cheers to 2014. May all your dreams come true.. !

The Tourismembassy Team

31/12/2013 08:58

Happy Holiday 2013-2014

28/12/2013 14:00

The use of new technologies in the tourism industry

Technology has had great impacts on the tourism as well as other sectors affiliated to tourism.  These are sectors such as transport, communication and tours among other sectors. Over the years, the use of technology in tourism has been enhanced uniquely to provide very exclusive services all across the globe. In the recent past when technology was rarely used in the tourism sector, most services were of very poor quality and equally unreliable. However, with time technology has gone a long way in improving the quality of service delivery in the tourism sector.

23/10/2013 13:26

Impact of the music industry in the tourism industry

The tourism industry has topped as one of the fastest developing sectors of the global economy. This unique success has been attributed to a number of factors most notably the impact of that the music industry has had on tourism. In the present day, music flows in arguably each and every sector of the economy. As such, it has had great influences on tourism and has thereby left behind a trail of benefits on the sector. Over the years, music has been revolutionalized a lot leading to emerging trends in the music industry. It is very important to note that there are a number of ways through which music has affected tourism either directly or indirectly.

18/10/2013 12:58