San Antonio: The Coolest Destination Kicks Off Summer with First-Ever River Celebration

As the summer rolls in, there’s no better time to plan a getaway to the vibrant city of San Antonio. With its unbeatable combination of attractions, events, and refreshing escapes, San Antonio promises an unforgettable summer getaway for visitors of all ages. A Pool Float Parade the morning of May 30th at the iconic San Antonio River Walk officially kicked off the summer season and invites travelers to dive into fun in the city – just not into the River Walk itself as that is not allowed!

Successful Brussels Pride demonstrates the power of inclusivity in destination tourism

During the European LGBTQ+ Tourism Summit held in Brussels recently, The Data Appeal Company, part of the Almawave Group, analyzed the impact of Brussels Pride on local tourism using the company’s proprietary LGBTQ+ Index. This analysis, timed ahead of global Pride Month in June, highlights the significant economic benefits that pride events around the world can instill in the LGBTQ+ community.

Namibia’s President, HE Dr Nangolo Mbumba Will be Headlining the Agenda at AHIF

With just over a month to go before the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF) opens its doors on 25th June, the government of Namibia has confirmed that the President of the Republic of Namibia, H.E. Dr. Nangolo Mbumba will headline the agenda. AHIF, which is known as the most influential annual gathering of hospitality industry investors, business leaders, government officials, bankers, and expert advisors on the African continent, typically welcomes delegates from over 50 countries for three days of high-level networking, formal business meetings and discussion of the all the latest trends and developments.

Busan’s Local Charms as a Rising MICE City

With COVID-19 in the endemic stage, the market for MICE events is booming around the world, and competition to host them is heating up. Cities that market themselves as MICE destinations are realizing the importance of employing a higher level of strategy and variety in their promotional activities. The MICE city of Busan is also seeking to set itself apart with unique MICE experiences that only the marine city can offer.

CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace Delegates Receive Warm Jamaican Welcome

Jamaica showcased the best of its heritage in food, dance and music last night (May 20) to over 1,000 delegates from more than 45 countries who are attending the 42nd Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM42), being held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.

Illinois Celebrates World Whisky Day

It might be whisky (with no ‘e’) when referring to Scottish, Canadian, or Japanese grain spirits, but when it comes to grain spirits distilled in Ireland and the United States – it’s whiskey (with an ‘e’). Regardless of how it’s spelled, today, Saturday 18 May the world will unite to celebrate World Whisky Day – the annual day celebrating whisky, inviting everyone to try a dram and celebrate the water of life, but do you know the history of whiskey in Illinois?