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Meet the best tourism and travel brands in Latin America

If you are traveling to Latin America or doing business with the region, don’t miss the best destinations and brands, winners of the World Travel Awards 2016. World Travel Awards (WTA), established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke, acknowledges, rewards and celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. 



Latin American markets, what’s ahead?

A marketer who knows the region well is optimistic. Check out this interview, published in IITA Insights Newsletter, with Gabriel Martinez, senior manager of international sales and marketing since 2012 at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, who oversees more than 50 receptive accounts based mostly on the East Coast, helping them showcase the SeaWorld Parks all over the world.



Discover The Palm Beaches launches its inaugural Spa & Wellness Month this October

Celebrated for its award-winning spas and wellness offerings, The Palm Beaches of South Florida will host its inaugural Spa & Wellness Month in October 2016. Organized by Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the official tourism marketing corporation for Palm Beach County, the month-long promotion will highlight the array of wellness-focused offerings available throughout America's First Resort Destination.



New US Travel and Tourism Advisory Board members

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has recently announced the appointment of 32 members to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. The board members represent a broad spectrum of the travel industry, including hotels and restaurants, financial services, transportation services, as well as a variety of small and large firms from across the country. John Sprouls (Universal Parks and Resorts) was named Chair.



American Express opened The Centurion Lounge at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston

More amenities at George Bush Intercontinetal Airport (IAH) in Houston, where American Express recently opened The Centurion Lounge, the seventh Centurion Lounge in the United States. Located in Terminal D, The Centurion Lounge in IAH provides 8,500 square feet of space for Card Members to relax and recharge before flying.



Cobra's Curse awaits you at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Get ready to snake your way through Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay’s ultimate family roller coaster! This one-of-akind park’s newest attraction features a menacing 30,000-pound snake king icon and a 70-foot vertical lift that takes riders within inches of its 3 foot-wide eyes and 4-foot-long fangs. Guests will experience a new spin with each ride.