Visit Tampa Bay Honors McKibbon Hospitality Chairman as its 2019 Tourism Ambassador. John McKibbon, chairman of McKibbon Hospitality, was named the 2019 Gonzmart Family Tourism Ambassador of the Year by Visit Tampa Bay during a luncheon ceremony at the Tampa Hilton Downtown The event kicked off National Tourism Week. John McKibbon — the third-generation head of Tampa, Fla.-based McKibbon Hospitality, an industry leader in hotel development, management and renovation — was recognized for his contributions to the tourism industry in Tampa Bay. In 1991, he took the reins of McKibbon Hospitality, which currently manages 87 hotels representing 20 Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and IHG brands throughout the U.S.

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This year Beijing International Tourism Expo (BITE) 2019 will be take place at the
China National Convention Center, Beijing, China, June 18th.-20th. 2019
Date: June 18th – 20th, 2019
BITE is one of the most influential and famous international tourism expo which has been successfully held for 15 consecutive sessions. BITE is an important exchange and trade platform for promoting global tourism resources and products and stimulating tourism consumption. The estimated scale of BITE 2019 will reach: 22,000 m2 gross area, 2,100 units of exhibitors from 87 countries and regions, 30,000 trade visitors people/times, and 150,000 public visitors people/times.

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The theme of the second ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards is culture & heritage tourism. Sustainable tourism operators in Southeast Asia can now enter the 2nd ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards (ASTA), which have been launched as part of ASEAN’s Tourism Strategic Plan 2016-2025. Twenty sustainable tourism winners – two from each ASEAN member state – will receive a package of benefits that will raise their business profile substantially. Winners will be highlighted on their NTO’s website and will receive exposure as a national best practice operator during press conferences and trade shows such as ATF, TRAVEX, ITB and WTM.

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The hotel´s unique setting is an exercise in sophistication and opulence.
S. Cheng comes back home to Hong Kong with her latest Rosewood offering and the design is out of this world
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ new flagship hotel is something of a homecoming for CEO Sonia Cheng, who grew up in the New World Development close to where the new Rosewood is set today. The hotel is an exercise in sophistication and opulence.
Rosewood Hong Kong is S. Cheng’s biggest challenge to date
As CEO of the Rosewood Hotel Group, Sonia Cheng has seen a lot of the world and had a hand in developing hotels in a number of different markets.
But her latest venture, the Rosewood Hong Kong, is a more significant affair.
Cheng grew up in the Tsim Sha Tsui harbour, a site on the Victoria Harbour where the new Rosewood flagship property is located.

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With greatest respect, the Tourism-Insider Group wishes to offer its heartfelt congratulations to His Majesty the King on the auspicious occasion of His Majesty’s Royal Coronation MAY 4 – 6, 2019.King Maha Vajiralongkorn has now the Thailand crown

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Comprehensive learning programme delivers ‘creative collisions’
‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day in response to a problem. As we get older, this reduces to about six a day. Why not learn to think creatively again?’ Gebert Janssen, founder and CEO of the Party and Eventarchitect, and one of the speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, summarises the challenge planners face in generating fresh content.

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