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Restaurant Performance Index Edged Up in January Despite Sluggish Current Conditions

1 Mar

National-Restaurant-Association-300x125Driven by restaurant operators’ more optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) posted a modest gain in January.

GBTA Announces TSA Administrator John Pistole as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2014

27 Feb

gbta-300x163The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole will be a featured speaker at Center Stage at the GBTA Convention 2014 to be held July 26-30 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Travel’s Capitol Hill Champions Honored at Industry’s Premier Legislative Event

27 Feb

U.S.-TravelU.S. Travel Association today bestowed the first annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award on four members of the U.S. Congress.

Key meeting buyers and associations gather to deliver visitor focused education programme for The Meetings Show

26 Feb

Queen-Elizabeth-II-Conference-CentreKey meeting buyers and associations have gathered for The Meetings Show’s high profile Education Panel meeting at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC).  During the intensive workshop the Panel focused on the importance of delivering targeted education of value to the entire visitor base.

IFA Board Provides $2 million Grant as seed for a $10 million Capital Campaign

26 Feb

IFAThe International Franchise Association Board of Directors announced the gift of $2 million over the next five years to the IFA Educational Foundation in support of a major capital campaign launched this week during IFA’s Annual Convention in New Orleans to raise $10 million for franchise industry initiatives.

NTA Announces 2014 Board of Directors

26 Feb

NTA-ANNOUNCESNTA has announced election results for the 2014 Board of Directors. The board will be chaired by Paul Nakamoto, vice president of business development for Gray Line of San Francisco, who rose to the position following a year as vice chairman.

HSMAI’s 2013 Adrian Awards Presented to Best Hospitality Advertising, Digital Marketing, and Public Relations Campaigns

26 Feb

hsmaiA year filled with remarkable innovation and creativity in hospitality advertising, digital marketing and public relations came to a close Monday evening as the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) celebrated the 57thannual Adrian Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis. Nearly 900 attendees were present as HSMAI honored the year’s most exceptional campaigns and leaders in hospitality, travel and tourism.

Hotel Industry Urges Extension of Terrorism Risk Program

26 Feb

AHLAEd Walter, president and CEO of Host Hotels & Resorts and a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), will testify this morning before the Senate Banking Committee on the need to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIA).

Uruguayan products gain a foothold in UAE’s market

26 Feb

GulfoodUruguay has established itself as a strategic food and beverage supplier for the United Arab Emirates’ market. An increasing number of buyers rely on the safety and excellence of Uruguayan products, which has boosted food and

Peruvian Exports Record Exponential Growth of Almost 300% to the GCC

26 Feb

GulfoodThe Trade, Tourism and Investment Office of Peru in Dubai is pleased to announce its third attendance at Gulfood, the world’s biggest annual foodservice, hospitality and retail event.