Dominican Republic Prepared to Implement Updated Traveler Plan

The Dominican Republic government will be ready to implement an earlier announced Responsible Tourism Recovery Plan on September 15, said David Collado, the country’s tourism minister. The plan will eliminate current protocols requiring travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test […]

Labor Day Weekend Proves Fruitful for Las Vegas

The tangible proof is not in the numbers – neither the Automobile Association of America nor the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority predicted holiday travel numbers this year due to the coronavirus pandemic – but the anecdotal evidence was […]

Could Hawaii Push Back Tourism Reopening Again?

Will the state of Hawaii have to push back the reopening of tourism a third time beyond the current Oct. 1 date? That’s the concern of many after the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that 25 hospitality companies filed legal notifications with […]

Swiss hotel giant chooses Dubai as regional HQ

Emirate will be the hub for its European, Middle Eastern, African (EMEA) and Indian operations Laurent A Voivenel, senior vice president – operations & development, EMEA & India; SVP – group human resources & talent development, Swiss-Belhotel International Dubai’s position […]

Expedia Reports High Desire for Caribbean Travel

Interest in Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico vacations remains high according to data from Expedia. International searches via Expedia sites for July show the Caribbean nations accounting for significant interest among U.S. and Canadian travelers. Puerto Rico and the Dominican […]

How Bermuda Emerged as a Low COVID-19 Risk Travel Option

An increasingly low rate of COVID-19 transmission risk and certification via a key World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) program have positioned Bermuda as a viable travel option among warm-weather destinations currently accepting visitors. Earlier this month the Centers for […]