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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announces the Death of Eric Hilton

December 13, 2016 Obituaries No Comments

Eric Michael Hilton, retired vice chairman of Hilton Hotels Corporation, passed away early on Saturday, December 10, 2016 of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas. He was 83. … Continue Reading

Obituary Joseph Noel Malone

December 13, 2016 Obituaries No Comments

Joe Malone passed away today surrounded by his family. Beloved husband to Imelda Malone (60 years), most loved Dad to Sharon, Sandra (George Pratt), Joseph Jr., Gina (Paul Fitzmaurice), Meldie (Bruce Moore), and Jennifer (John Eckerson). … Continue Reading

AFTA mourns the loss of Roy King, AFTA Life Member

November 22, 2016 Obituaries No Comments

With the passing of AFTA Past President (1962-1963) and AFTA Life Member Roy King, AFTA extends its heart felt sympathies to the family and friends of a great travel industry legend. … Continue Reading

Tribute to Legendary New Caledonia Shipping Agent Gilbert Thong

July 27, 2016 Obituaries No Comments

Carnival Australia Executive Chairman Ann Sherry today paid tribute to legendary New Caledonia shipping agent Gilbert Thong following his recent passing. … Continue Reading

William “Bill” Bernstein 1951-2016

May 26, 2016 Obituaries No Comments

The Downtown Alliance is deeply saddened today by the passing of our Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer, Bill Bernstein, a former city official who played a significant role in shaping our vision and work for nearly two decades. … Continue Reading

Seychelles Pays Last Respects To The Country’s First Tourism Minister

December 7, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

Minister David Joubert, the first Tourism Minister of the Seychelles was laid to rest this week at the Mont Fleuri cemetery after a touching funeral service that was held at the St Paul’s Cathedral in Victoria. … Continue Reading

David Joubert, the first tourism Minister of the Republic of Seychelles dies

December 1, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

David Joubert, at one time the strong man of Praslin Island politics in the Seychelles and first Tourism Minister has died following a long illness. … Continue Reading

Giant Of Tourism Industry Richard Davis OAM Dies

November 10, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

It is with deep sadness that Top Tourist Parks announces the passing of its Chairman Mr Richard Davis OAM, aged 70. Mr Davis was a successful businessman and a key player in the tourism industry who had owned caravan parks, a motel and hotels both in Adelaide and on the Yorke Peninsula. … Continue Reading

Pioneer of Travel Broadcasting Dies

September 16, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

TV veteran and Logie award winner John Crook, who pioneered travel television, has died. … Continue Reading

A personal tribute

August 14, 2015 Obituaries No Comments
Travel industry colleagues in Asia are still reeling over the sudden, shocking and horrific passing of Marco Battistotti (49) the Skål Asia President, who was tragically killed on the 8th August 2015 while travelling from Malacca to Kuala Lumpur.

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