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How to appeal to high-spending families who travel

How to appeal to high-spending families who travel

Family travel is one of the staples of the industry with a truly global reach. The market is not only growing but also evolving.

Frankfurt Airport invites passengers to get in the Oktoberfest spirit

O’zapft is! Frankfurt Airport invites passengers to get in the Oktoberfest spirit

Brass band music, white sausage, dirndls: the Oktoberfest will get underway at Frankfurt Airport on September 7, 2015.

Woman arrested after boarding flight without ID, boarding pass

Woman arrested after boarding flight without ID, boarding pass

LONDON, England - A German woman was arrested after being found on an easyJet plane at Gatwick Airport without a passport or boarding pass.

Martell celebrates 300 years of craftsmanship in Cognac

Martell celebrates 300 years of craftsmanship in Cognac

COGNAC, France - Martell, the oldest of the grand Cognac Houses, is celebrating its 300th anniversary with an agenda of exceptional events, from a spectacular party at the Château de Versailles ...

Rosewood Edinburgh to open 2018

Rosewood Edinburgh to open 2018

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Duddingston House Properties (DHP) and Urbanist Hotels to manage Rosewood Edinburgh which will open in 2018 as Rosewood’s fourth property in ...

ibtm world welcomes first-timers

ibtm world welcomes first-timers

ibtm world, formerly EIBTM, the leading global event for the meetings and events industry, has confirmed that 2015 will see the largest number of new exhibitors to date.

Second Green Growth and Travelism week brings together thinkers and learners from every continent

Event at Hasselt University in Belgium looks to post 2015 Agenda and SUN support system Second Green Growth and Travelism week brings together thinkers and learners from every continent

By Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President, ICTP

The Summer School again brought together some 40 thinkers and learners from every continent, for a week of discussions, which included some 20 interactive lectures on core sustainability ...

ETC and ETOA announce joint conference on Brand Europe

ETC and ETOA announce joint conference on Brand Europe

ETC, the umbrella body for European National Tourism Organizations and ETOA, the Association for European Inbound tourism, are organising a joint conference on how Europe is performing as a ...

Record capacity utilization in August confirms positive trend at airberlin

Record capacity utilization in August confirms positive trend at airberlin

airberlin is continuing on its path towards restructuring and was able to significantly improve its overall capacity utilization in August, both year on year, and in comparison with the previous ...

New route from Dublin to Amsterdam by Ryanair!

Dublin Summer 2016 Schedule New route from Dublin to Amsterdam by Ryanair!

1 new route to Amsterdam, 83 routes in total, 11.75m customers.

Matera Balloon Festival takes place in the European capital of culture

Italian City of Stones gets ready for Balloon Festival Matera Balloon Festival takes place in the European capital of culture

The third annual Matera Balloon Festival, the first international balloon festival of the "City of Stones," will take place in Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Italy from October 8 to 11, ...

Want to use the public restroom? You must have a Troika card!

Want to use the public restroom? You must have a Troika card!

The first free public toilet has been installed at Prospekt Mira metro station in central Moscow, the capital’s underground railway chief, Dmitry Pegov, said on Tuesday.

Russian tourism agency wants Vostochny spaceport to become a tourism attraction

Russian tourism agency wants Vostochny spaceport to become a tourism attraction

Head of the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism), Oleg Safonov, has suggested making the Vostochny cosmodrome a tourist facility.

Jet2.com finalizes order for 27 Next Generation B737-800s

Jet2.com finalizes order for 27 Next Generation B737-800s

Boeing and UK Leisure Airline Jet2.com have finalized an order for 27 Next Generation 737-800s, valued at approximately $2.6 billion at current list prices.

Moscow  Domodedovo Airport fire contained

Moscow Domodedovo Airport fire contained

The Russian Emergency Ministry told TASS that cables had caught fire in Moscow's Domodedovo Airport baggage department, in an area covering approximately 20 square meters.

Cardiff hotel rates skyrocket for Rugby World Cup

Cardiff hotel rates skyrocket for Rugby World Cup

CARDIFF, United Kingdom - If you are planning a visit to Cardiff for the Rugby World Cup this month, expect to pay significantly more than usual for your hotel room, a survey cautions.

European chain hotels market review – July 2015

European chain hotels market review – July 2015

Profit uplift for Barcelona and Paris…

Both Barcelona and Paris hotels achieved noteworthy year-on-year increases in gross operating profit per

Lisbon’s cruise sector: Going from strength to strength

Lisbon’s cruise sector: Going from strength to strength

LISBON, Portugal - Lisbon’s cruise sector is gearing up for a bumper year, after recording a nine per cent increase in cruise passengers during the first half of 2015, up to 193,938 compared to ...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts expands presence in Eastern Europe

Starwood Hotels & Resorts expands presence in Eastern Europe

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc in partnership with Red-Co Ltd, today announced that its Paris-born Le Méridien brand will open in Batumi, the brand’s first location ...

Italy is doing the loop to gain market shares in Germany

Italy is doing the loop to gain market shares in Germany

Italy is among the top 5 of the most popular destinations for German traveler. Reason enough for the Italian hotel market to introduce new and unusual hotels to an interested German tourism ...

WTTC calls for sustainable tourism businesses to share their best practices

WTTC calls for sustainable tourism businesses to share their best practices

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for Travel & Tourism businesses to showcase their sustainability best practices to educate governments and tourism organizations ...

Hotel prices for UK tourists: Monte Carlo highest, Pattaya lowest

Hotel prices for UK tourists: Monte Carlo highest, Pattaya lowest

Global hotel prices paid by travelers worldwide rose by just 1% during first half 2015, according to latest Hotel Price Index.

Irish hotel prices rose 15% in first half of 2015

Irish hotel prices rose 15% in first half of 2015

The average hotel rate in Ireland was €116 per room per night.

Key findings of a recent survey found:

Russian Aeroflot buys its closest competitor for just 1 ruble

Russian Aeroflot buys its closest competitor for just 1 ruble

MOSCOW, Russia - Russian Aeroflot is buying a 75% stake in ailing private airline Transaero, as Russia’s economic woes shake the industry.

Thailand reaches out to the world through global partnership

Thailand reaches out to the world through global partnership

ibtm events, the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry, has confirmed that Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau is to become the official ibtm events Global ...

Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden: Certified to love food, hate waste

Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden: Certified to love food, hate waste

LOS ANGELES, California - Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden is located in Vesterbrogade, a residential district in the capital city of Copenhagen in Denmark.

Flight diverted after drunk passenger goes berserk

Flight diverted after drunk passenger goes berserk

LONDON, England - An air rage passenger brought terror at 30,000 feet as she threatened to smash a holiday jet's windows - forcing it to divert.

FLY Leasing acquires new Boeing 737-800

FLY Leasing acquires new Boeing 737-800

DUBLIN, Ireland – FLY Leasing Limited today announced it has acquired a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft in a sale and leaseback transaction with an airline. The aircraft is on lease until 2027.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts introduces Tribute Portfolio in Europe

Starwood Hotels & Resorts introduces Tribute Portfolio in Europe

LONDON, England - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the debut of Tribute Portfolio in Europe with the addition of the Great Northern Hotel , a Tribute Portfolio Hotel ...

airberlin magazine re-launches with new design and concept

airberlin magazine re-launches with new design and concept

Up to 3.2 million passengers fly with airberlin each month. A constant companion on all flights is the airberlin magazine, which will be sporting a new look from September 1.

60 years of Lufthansa: Lufthansa crew takes off in anniversary folk costumes during Oktoberfest

60 years of Lufthansa: Lufthansa crew takes off in anniversary folk costumes during Oktoberfest

In just a few weeks, it will be "take off" time for the Munich folk costume crew during Oktoberfest.

How did UK chain hotels perform?  Market review

How did UK chain hotels perform? Market review

The UK provincial hotel market registered positive year-on-year movements across all key performance indicators for the month of July.

Aeroflot announces financial results

Aeroflot announces financial results

Aeroflot Group today published its consolidated interim financial statements for the six months that ended June 30, 2015, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

The Nazi gold train is bound to become a new tourism attraction in Poland

The Nazi gold train is bound to become a new tourism attraction in Poland

The Nazi gold train is bound to become a new tourism attraction in Poland. It made headlines last week.

Berlin's top ten must-see tourism places

Berlin's top ten must-see tourism places

Berlin is the place to be. In their popular "36 Hours" travel feature, the New York Times listed the Palast Berlin as the only theatre among the top 10 must-see places in the German capital.

Finnair to launch Helsinki-Edinburgh flight

Finnair to launch Helsinki-Edinburgh flight

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Finnair is to launch flights between Edinburgh and Helsinki three times a week from April 2016.

Minister: Record summer for Italian tourism boosted by Expo 2015

Minister: Record summer for Italian tourism boosted by Expo 2015

ROME, Italy - All data from trading associations confirm that this year Italy can boast of a record summer with regards to tourism.

Thieves pose as wealthy Arab tourists, rob Paris hotel rooms

Thieves pose as wealthy Arab tourists, rob Paris hotel rooms

French police have arrested two thieves who posed as wealthy Gulf Arab tourists and robbed a number of hotel rooms, officials said.

Lawyer: "Boxing" tourist plans to prosecute his Istanbul assailants

Lawyer: "Boxing" tourist plans to prosecute his Istanbul assailants

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Kuwait-born Irish tourist who was captured on video taking on a mob of 15 shopkeepers in Istanbul has undergone an operation to repair a skull fracture, a reporter for daily ...

British tourist breaks back in Ibiza

British tourist breaks back in Ibiza

IBIZA, Spain - Sean Paul McCabe has already endured a five hour operation to reduce pressure on his damaged spine and faces a further 12 hours in surgery to repair the damage.

Russia is looking to the Middle East to earn a tourism ruble

Russia is looking to the Middle East to earn a tourism ruble

Tourism officials will continue to promote Russia as a tourist destination for travelers from countries of the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region and Africa, the deputy head of the national ...

Irish town named world’s friendliest city

Irish town named world’s friendliest city

DUBLIN, Ireland - The old cliché of the welcoming Irish has been reinforced by a new travel survey which places three Irish cities in the top four for global friendliness.

MSC Splendida sails into Dublin for its final visit of 2015

MSC Splendida sails into Dublin for its final visit of 2015

DUBLIN, Ireland - MSC Splendida, a cruise ship so long it has to reverse into Dublin Port, is set for its final visit of 2015 tomorrow.

Ortenia - sustainable living in the heart of Slovenia

Ortenia - sustainable living in the heart of Slovenia

LOS ANGELES, California - In the southeastern part of Slovenia, where the River Sotla flows through a valley beneath the Kozjansko hills, just a few kilometers from the border with Croatia, lies ...

Venice mayor: No Gay Pride parades in my city, let them do it in Milan

Venice mayor: No Gay Pride parades in my city, let them do it in Milan

ROME, Italy - The mayor of Venice, who this month had a public row with British rock star Elton John over family values, has said he never wants to see a Gay Pride parade take place in the lagoon ...

Notting Hill Carnival: Plan ahead on how to get there and back

Notting Hill Carnival: Plan ahead on how to get there and back

LONDON, England - Europe's biggest street carnival is this weekend, as thousands of revellers descend on the streets of Notting Hill for a party.

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg offers exclusive tours of Romero Britto’s exhibition

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg offers exclusive tours of Romero Britto’s exhibition

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg has partnered with Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, which will unveil “RomeroBritton: The Formula of Success” this September.

World Travel Market lines up Google and Yahoo! executives

World Travel Market lines up Google and Yahoo! executives

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to ...

Turkish Airlines offers more foreign languages to transit passengers

Turkish Airlines offers more foreign languages to transit passengers

Turkish Airlines, the “Best European Airline”* for the fifth year in a row, continues to implement significant investments designed to bring the passenger experience to a new level.

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