International Lufthansa began twice-daily nonstop service from Frankfurt, Germany, to London’s Gatwick Airport. Virgin Atlantic will offer nonstop service between London and Vancouver, beginning in summer 2012. Argentina In Buenos Aires, the Algodon Mansion and its restaurant Chez Nous became members of Relais & Chateaux. They are the city’s first hotel and second restaurant to […]
A monthly roundup of new hotels, award-winners, renovation projects and other destination news, both domestically and internationally.
New hires, promotions and award-winners in the hospitality industry.
Start reading industry blogs, which offer daily musings on different aspects of the meeting and events industry. Don’t know where to start? Why not begin with these 2010 Eventsprofs Blog Award-winners? A special shout-out goes to PYM contributors Erica Prewett and Jeff Hurt for penning the Best Wedding Blog and Best Industry Advancement Blog, respectively. […]
The 2009 AAA Five Diamond Awards list is in. Ten winners were added, bringing the list total to a record 162 establishments — 103 lodging and 59 dining. California tops the list with 26 properties (19 hotels and 7 restaurants), including three first time Five Diamond hotels: The Montage Laguna Beach; Four Seasons Hotel Westlake […]
Tara Gordon was named vice president of meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MCIT) for the Toronto CVB. The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) named Ole Bo Larsen director of European operations. Scott Gutz became chief operating officer of Amadeus North America. Jim Fausel, CMP, CMM, 73, passed away of complications from colon cancer. Fausel was […]