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World Travel & Tourism Council President to be Keynote Speaker at IIPT World Symposium

International Institute for Peace through Tourism honors legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi & Martin Luther King, Jr. World Travel & Tourism Council President to be Keynote Speaker at IIPT World Symposium

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - IIPT Founder and President, Louis D’Amore announced today that David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), will be a keynote ...

Science should dictate Ebola response

Science should dictate Ebola response

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on legislation introduced in Congress that would impose a partial ban on travel from African ...

New Business Development Manager for GTA travel wholesaler in Canada

New Business Development Manager for GTA travel wholesaler in Canada

GTA, one of the world’s largest travel wholesalers, has appointed a new Business Development Manager to build relationships with the wholesale travel trade in Canada.

Reunion Island publishes list of Indian travel agencies facilitating visa waivers

Reunion Island publishes list of Indian travel agencies facilitating visa waivers

New visa waivers are in effect since August this year for Indian citizens wishing to visit Reunion Island for a period not exceeding 15 days, and insider sources from the island are confirming an ...

Experts offers tips for holiday air travel

Experts offers tips for holiday air travel

HOUSTON, TX - Holiday travel season is nearly here, and today AIG Travel provided tips for navigating challenging holiday air travel experiences.

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge

Airbus and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) have signed a formal partnership supporting Airbus’ global student challenge, Fly Your Ideas.

Barry Manilow will hit the road ONE LAST TIME!

Barry Manilow will hit the road ONE LAST TIME!

NEW YORK, NY - Barry Manilow announced today that he is going to "hit the road" and perform concerts across North America ONE LAST TIME! The music legend will launch his multiple-city ONE LAST ...

Regional economic climates to drive air, hotel and transportation price changes in 2015

Regional economic climates to drive air, hotel and transportation price changes in 2015

NEW YORK, NY - The American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2015 predicts air, hotel and ground transportation prices to be neutral to slightly higher across all regions in 2015.

PATA supports 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

PATA supports 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is honoured to have been a supporting partner of the Brisbane Global Cafe-Tourism’s New Frontiers.

United Airlines extends relationship with Cleveland Browns

United Airlines extends relationship with Cleveland Browns

CLEVELAND, OH – United Airlines has extended its relationship with the Cleveland Browns, building on its ongoing service to the Cleveland area and the team.

Compensation for travel management professionals up 6 percent

Compensation for travel management professionals up 6 percent

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The majority of travel buyers (72 percent) are satisfied with their salaries, with average total compensation climbing six percent higher this year to $112,000, according to ...

Xanterra files for preliminary injunction to keep visitor services open at Grand Canyon

Xanterra files for preliminary injunction to keep visitor services open at Grand Canyon

DENVER, CO - Xanterra Parks & Resorts is the country's largest and oldest national park concessioner and has received numerous awards from the National Park Service (NPS) for its work in the ...

Two unions ratify new contracts with United Airlines

Two unions ratify new contracts with United Airlines

CHICAGO, Illinois – “We continue to make steady progress toward bringing our work groups together under responsible joint agreements, and we look forward to implementing these contracts,” ...

Over 46 million Americans to celebrate Thanksgiving with holiday getaway

Over 46 million Americans to celebrate Thanksgiving with holiday getaway

ORLANDO, FL - AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent ...

Cabin-air study on Lufthansa short-haul routes

Cabin-air study on Lufthansa short-haul routes

After carrying out an extensive series of cabin-air tests on its Airbus A380 aircraft, Lufthansa is now extending the study to its short-haul model, the Airbus A321.

New flights from New York to Havana, Cuba launched

New flights from New York to Havana, Cuba launched

CYPRESS, CA - Cuba Travel Services will now be offering direct flights from New York's JFK Airport to Havana, Cuba.

Croatia: Sustainable tourism good practice examples

Croatia: Sustainable tourism good practice examples

After a successful last year, during which more than 350 students passed their exams and received a certificate, based on the positive remarks and interest by students, the involved educational ...

Centium & IAPCO partnership announced

Centium & IAPCO partnership announced

IAPCO and Centium Software announced on November 19 that they will be joining forces with IAPCO as their 2015 Technology Partner.

London Gatwick selects MTrust to transform its ID Centre

London Gatwick selects MTrust to transform its ID Centre

Human Recognition Systems’ (HRS) MTrust will reduce pass rejections and waiting times, streamlining the ID Centre's operations to increase security and improve service.

Alitalia and Etihad announces major codeshare agreement

Abu Dhabi to Italy - Etihad or Alitalia - same planes Alitalia and Etihad announces major codeshare agreement

The two airlines, Alitalia and Etihad, signed a major codeshare expansion this week, which subject to government approval, will result in Etihad Airways placing its ‘EY’ code on Alitalia’s ...

Every airline passenger is a star with Emirates

Every airline passenger is a star with Emirates

Emirates, a global connector of people and passions, today launched a unique musical competition for fans and music lovers in the GCC region, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon and Jordan.

Garuda Indonesia holds AAPA Chairmanship

Garuda Indonesia holds AAPA Chairmanship

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) today announced that Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the AAPA, for 2015.

airberlin first German airline to offer inflight Internet on short-haul flights

airberlin equips whole fleet with Wi-Fi service airberlin first German airline to offer inflight Internet on short-haul flights

The airberlin group has equipped the first two aircraft in its fleet with the new "airberlin connect" Wi-Fi service.

Indian Ocean Rim (IORA) delegation arrives in Seychelles ahead of the organization's Tourism Ministerial meeting

Indian Ocean Rim (IORA) delegation arrives in Seychelles ahead of the organization's Tourism Ministerial meeting

A team from the Mauritius Headquarters of the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) led by two of the organization's directors, namely H.

Tourism Ministers from South Africa & Madagascar are in Seychelles for IORA Ministerial Meeting

Tourism Ministers from South Africa & Madagascar are in Seychelles for IORA Ministerial Meeting

Ms. Tokozile Xasa, the Deputy Minister of Tourism from South Africa, and Mr.

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