Category Archives: Travel

Nothing to Fear, Hawaii Says

Last Thursday’s eruption of Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii isn’t the authentic and hyper-local experience most meeting planners are looking for. But top officials want prospective visitors to know it isn’t a reason to stay away, either.

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Scotland Promotes its Progressive Meeting Cred

The United Kingdom’s northernmost country has a lot more to offer event professionals than castles and kilts (although those things are great, too). VisitScotland has officially launched a new Scotland is Now campaign to tell travelers about the country’s progressive values.

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Travelers Rejoice: Taking a Nap is No Longer a Dream

Sleep is extremely important for event planners, but with the stress of planning, the need for constant communication and the pressure to execute a flawless event, it can be difficult to find eight hours of shut-eye. It’s even more difficult when factoring in cramped seats, crying babies and turbulence. But this is…

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Skytrax Announces World Airport Award Winners

Skytrax, a U.K.-based airport ranking and review site, has officially released its 2018 World Airport Award winners and you might want to buckle your seatbelt for the results. Almost 14 million customer questionnaires were sent in from more than 100 different nationalities, ranking 550 airports worldwide.

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TripAdvisor’s Top 4 U.S. Experiences

Recently, TripAdvisor released its report of top global experiences. The report is based on feedback from travelers worldwide, vetting the most memorable travel activities. Here’s a look at the top four experiences in the United States.

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Unified Tourism Voice: US is Open for Business

A new group wants to turn those numbers around. The meetings industry joined a host of other travel-related groups to launch a Visit U.S. Coalition on Tuesday, setting a goal of reversing a decline in U.S. competitiveness for international travel business.

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