Former Disney Exec to Keynote Travel Leaders Owners Meeting

Lee Kitchen spent 32 years at The Walt Disney Company spearheading marketing campaigns and operational efficiency changes. More here. Read more »

Tropical Storm to Hit Gulf Coast; Change Waivers Issued

Tropical Storm Nestor is set to hit the Gulf Coast late Friday. Get the latest travel updates here. Read more »

Marriott Buys Elegant Resorts in All-Inclusive Push

Marriott International plans to renovate and operate the Elegant hotels as all-inclusive resorts under one or more of its brands. Learn more here. Read more »

Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection to Reopen With New Look

Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection will welcome the winter season with a new look and a host of new amenities and programming. Read more here. Read more »

Caribbean Hotels Auction Stays to Support Hurricane Dorian Recovery

Travelers can bid on hotel stays and special access to Caribbean events with proceeds benefitting the recovery efforts of Grand Bahama and the Abacos. Read more »

Two Resorts Set to Open in the USVI in 2020

Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort & Spa and Noni Beach Resort, an Autograph Collection Hotel, are set to open on St. Thomas next year. Here’s more. Read more »

Royal Caribbean to Launch Spa Cabins, Upgraded Group Bookings

Royal Caribbean has announced new spa staterooms and a new feature to make it easier for travel advisors to book connecting staterooms. More here. Read more »

JetBlue, Norwegian Sign Interline Agreement on Europe Flights

Plans call for the partnership to launch in early summer 2020, with bookings opening early next year. Details here. Read more »

Viva Cruises Launches in North American Market

Viva Cruises is a European river cruise brand. Here’s a look at the product and what’s planned for travel agents. Read more »

AmaWaterways Expands Loyalty Appreciation Cruises Into 2020

The river cruise line reports high demand for its first Loyalty Appreciation Month cruises, which begin this November. More here. Read more »