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Boeing, Xiamen Airlines celebrate airline's first 787 Dreamliner delivery

Boeing, Xiamen Airlines celebrate airline's first 787 Dreamliner delivery

EVERETT, WA - Boeing and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner.

Rise in group bookings boosts hotels' occupancy levels

Rise in group bookings boosts hotels' occupancy levels

An updated lodging forecast released earlier this week by PricewaterhouseCoopers US anticipates stronger occupancy gains in 2014.

Dogs set to "make waves" at 9th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon

Dogs set to "make waves" at 9th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA - With summertime nearing its close, west-coast canines wouldn't dream of missing the singular event of the beach season – Helen Woodward Animal Center's 9th Annual Surf Dog ...

Delta to fly nonstop from Salt Lake City to Mexico City

Delta to fly nonstop from Salt Lake City to Mexico City

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Delta Air Lines will launch new daily nonstop service from Salt Lake City International Airport to Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City, starting on Dec. 20, ...

JAL opens revamped First Class Lounge at Haneda Airport

JAL opens revamped First Class Lounge at Haneda Airport

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) today announced the opening of its revamped JAL First Class Lounge at International Terminal of Haneda Airport from August 29, 2014, following the update of Sakura ...

New Congress Plus celebrates National Day of PRC

New Congress Plus celebrates National Day of PRC

HONG KONG - The new Congress Plus at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”) is set to celebrate the 65th National Day of PRC on 1 October with an up-close and exceptional ...

US Restaurant Performance Index dipped in July

US Restaurant Performance Index dipped in July

WASHINGTON, DC - Due in part to a dampened outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) registered a modest decline in July.

Doha hotels record a 13.8% rise in RevPAR during July

Doha hotels record a 13.8% rise in RevPAR during July

Doha experienced a 5.5 percentage point growth in occupancy to 47.6 percent in July, driving a 13.8 percent growth in RevPAR to US$95.91.

Hotel rates in Abu Dhabi continue rebound as demand strengthens

Hotel rates in Abu Dhabi continue rebound as demand strengthens

Average room rates in Abu Dhabi increased by 5.1 percent in July to US$114.10, driven by a 4.5 percent growth in RevPAR to US$57.36.

Cairo hotels continue to see green shoots as demand rises 8.7 percent

Cairo hotels continue to see green shoots as demand rises 8.7 percent

The hotel market in the Egyptian capital experienced continuation of growth in July with increases in all key performance indicators.

Banqueting demand helps boost Riyadh hotel profits

Banqueting demand helps boost Riyadh hotel profits

The Riyadh hotel market experienced mixed results during the month of July with a reduction in rate and occupancy impacting RevPAR levels, however food and beverage and banqueting demand boosted ...

Dubai hotels barely break even as occupancy levels plummet to 50.3 percent

Dubai hotels barely break even as occupancy levels plummet to 50.3 percent

The Dubai hotel market saw occupancy levels fall to 50.3 percent in July as overall demand within the city reduced due the summer heat and impact of Ramadan, according to the latest HotStats ...

The world's cruise industry heads in record numbers to Barcelona, Spain

The world's cruise industry heads in record numbers to Barcelona, Spain

In just a few weeks, cruise industry professionals from around the world will be heading to Barcelona, Spain's leading cruise port, for the tenth edition of the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention.

Tourism stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

Tourism stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors target about 1,000 cruise tourism ...

Air China starts codeshare with China Express

Air China starts codeshare with China Express

Air China and China Express signed a codeshare cooperation agreement in the city of Guiyang, Guizhou province, on August 29, 2014, and the two carriers will start to share codes on each other's ...

Africa investor

Africa investor

Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the shortlist for the much-anticipated Ai Index Series Awards, taking place at the New York Stock ...

UK government warning: A terror attack on Britain is highly likely

UK government warning: A terror attack on Britain is highly likely

A terror attack on Britain is "highly likely," although there was no intelligence to suggest an attack on the UK was "imminent.".

Tourism’s importance in a world in crisis

Tourism’s importance in a world in crisis

By Peter Tarlow

The last three months have not been easy ones. Politically the world has seen some of its greatest threats since the end of World War II.

Airport shuttle accident  at Chicago ORD Airport

Airport shuttle accident at Chicago ORD Airport

In the Chicago ORD airport area, four people were to taken to hospitals in serious-to-critical condition, 5 in fair-to-serious condition and 5 in good-to-fair condition, according to fire ...

Slum tourism to Rio de Janeiro: Good or bad travel and tourism niche?

Slum tourism to Rio de Janeiro: Good or bad travel and tourism niche?

In June, Brazil found itself awash in tourists, ambling about like walking sacks of cash.

First in Europe: EarthCheck Silver certification for sustainable tourism

First in Europe: EarthCheck Silver certification for sustainable tourism

BERLIN, Germany – Design Hotels congratulates The Mandala Hotel in Berlin for being awarded Europe’s first EarthCheck Silver certification for sustainable tourism.

JAL and the Japan National Football Team

JAL and the Japan National Football Team

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and Credit Saison Co., Ltd.

Centara joins Fin Free Thailand campaign to abolish shark fin menus

Centara joins Fin Free Thailand campaign to abolish shark fin menus

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, has joined the Fin Free Thailand campaign to stop the serving of shark fin dishes.

Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

FRAPORT CEO Dr. Stefan Schulte: "He has been a huge asset to our company!" Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

After more than 13 years' service, Fraport AG’s Executive Director Operations Peter Schmitz retired today. A reception was held to bid him farewell at Fraport AG’s headquarters.

THAI celebrates its move into Heathrow Terminal 2

THAI celebrates its move into Heathrow Terminal 2

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) officially moved into its new home at Heathrow’s Terminal 2 (T2) on August 28, 2014 and marked the occasion with a party.

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