The first Black Travel Expo to be held in Atlanta

The first Black Travel Expo to be held in Atlanta

The first Black Travel Expo is coming to Atlanta this October to serve Blacks interested in learning more about the industry, plan their vacation and meet leaders in travel. Organizers said it is the only Black travel consumer and trade expo in…

Baccarat developing Florence hotel

Baccarat developing Florence hotel

Baccarat Hotels & Resorts has added an Italian property to its pipeline, announcing plans to open the Baccarat Hotel Florence in 2024. Set to be located on the northern outskirts of Florence, the luxury property will be housed within a 14th century…

American Express Travel: Bookings at 95% of 2019 levels

American Express Travel: Bookings at 95% of 2019 levels

American Express Travel (No. 8 on Travel Weekly’s 2021 Power List) said its U.S. consumer bookings in May were at 95% of May 2019 levels, and June bookings followed similar trends.  The top air destinations for U.S. card members were Florida, California,…

Hotels open the door to the next evolution in room service

Hotels open the door to the next evolution in room service

For some travelers, app-based food delivery companies like Grubhub and UberEats have already rendered hotel room service nearly obsolete. A few pioneering players in the hospitality space, however, have found ways to use delivery apps to their advantage, leveraging new partnerships to…

InterContinental hotel in the works for Montenegro

InterContinental hotel in the works for Montenegro

IHG Hotels & Resorts is bringing its luxury InterContinental flag to Montenegro, unveiling plans to open the InterContinental Resort Amma, Canj — Montenegro by fall 2023. To be located along Montenegro’s Pearl Coast, the 198-key property will offer a mix of guestrooms,…

Six Senses opening its first resort in Israel

Six Senses opening its first resort in Israel

Six Senses will open its newest resort, the Six Senses Shaharut, in Israel’s Negev Desert, on Aug. 5. The 60-key property, which will be the luxury brand’s first flag in Israel, is roughly three and a half hours outside of Tel Aviv…