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Starwood's SPG Pro Loyalty Program Celebrates First Birthday

by Matt Alderton | October 12, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is celebrating its meetings-industry loyalty program with a "double points" promotion.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Open Following Historic Rains

by Matt Alderton | October 09, 2015
Kiawah Island and Kiawah Island Golf Resort are open and dry after South Carolina's massive flooding Oct. 1-4.

Travel Industry Hopeful as New CEO Signals Positive Changes at United

by Matt Alderton | October 06, 2015

CEO Oscar Muñoz has promised a new era at United Airlines; the U.S. Travel Association hopes for a new era in aviation policy, too.

Forecast: Corporate Hotel Rates Could See Highest Increase in 30 Years

by Matt Alderton | October 05, 2015

According to New York University's Bjorn Hanson, contracted corporate room rates could increase by up to 7.5 percent for 2016.

Cirque du Soleil Debuts Teambuilding Workshops for Groups

by Matt Alderton | October 05, 2015

Cirque du Soleil is offering private workshops for corporate groups in Las Vegas.

TSA PreCheck Enrollment Offered at IMEX America

by Matt Alderton | October 02, 2015
For the second consecutive year, IMEX America attendees can enroll in the TSA's trusted traveler program onsite.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Advances Room Refresh

by Matt Alderton | October 01, 2015
Rooms at the Swan hotel are complete, and work will commence soon on rooms at the Dolphin.

The Top Domestic Incentive Travel Destinations of 2015

by Deanna Ting | September 29, 2015
From Florida to California, warm-weather destinations with a variety of activities and attractions remain popular for incentive groups.

Virgin Hotel New York Breaks Ground

by Matt Alderton | September 28, 2015
The new hotel will have 465 guest rooms and 30,000 square feet of amenities, including meeting space.

Analysis: Government Shutdown Would Cost Travel Industry $185 Million Per Day

by Matt Alderton | September 23, 2015
The looming government shutdown threatens to affect 530,000 travel-related jobs, according to the U.S. Travel Association.

Renovated New York Palace Relaunches as LOTTE Hotel

by Matt Alderton | September 17, 2015

Following a $140 million renovation, the historic New York Palace hotel is now the LOTTE New York Palace.

Tourism Ambassador Institute Certifies 15,000th Ambassador

by Matt Alderton | September 16, 2015
An information-desk volunteer at the Charles M. Schultz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, CA, has become the nation's 15,000th Certified Tourism Ambassador.