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12 best cities on earth for solo tourists to visit

12 best cities on earth for solo tourists to visit

Enjoying your own company? Want to learn to be independent? You are not "alone" The number one city for solo travelers identified by booking portal Orbitz is Dublin, Ireland.

Top ten international destinations booked for summer 2016

Top ten international destinations booked for summer 2016

NEW YORK, NY - Protravel International is announcing top ten international destination rankings for summer travel based on its agents' actual bookings.

Airport and marine port security market worth $110.52 billion by 2025

Airport and marine port security market worth $110.52 billion by 2025

PUNE, India - According to a new market research report "Airport and Marine Port Security Market by Security Technology, by Service (Facility and Asset Management, System Integration, Training and ...

Etihad Airways 360-degree virtual-reality film

Etihad Airways 360-degree virtual-reality film

ETIHAD AIRWAYS UNITES INNOVATION WITH HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR FOR VIRTUAL REALITY MOVIE

Summer travel prices could drop 40 percent

Summer travel prices could drop 40 percent

NEW YORK, NY - As Memorial Day kicks off the start of the summer travel season, Travelzoo predicts Americans will see the best travel offers in years this summer.

Delta launches year-round service from New York to Edinburgh

Delta launches year-round service from New York to Edinburgh

NEW YORK, NY - Delta Air Lines will launch its new nonstop flight between New York's John F Kennedy airport and Edinburgh, Scotland, today, offering more on-board amenities than any other airline ...

Facebook Messenger bot allowing users to search for flights conversationally

Facebook Messenger bot allowing users to search for flights conversationally

Global travel search engine Skyscanner has today announced the launch of a Facebook Messenger bot allowing users to search for flights conversationally.

Cruise passengers’ rights and remedies 2016

Travel Law Cruise passengers’ rights and remedies 2016

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

This week we review recent positive developments in the legal obligations of cruise ships towards their passengers.

Meetings industry states its position on terrorism incidents

Meetings industry states its position on terrorism incidents

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The Joint Meetings Industry Council today released a statement regarding the reaction of Meetings Industry leaders to recent terrorism incidents and the position the industry ...

Global economic recovery boosts luxury market

Global economic recovery boosts luxury market

NICE, France - Last year, the luxury industry passed €1 trillion in retail sales, capping off several years of healthy growth.

World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London 2016 longlist revealed

World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London 2016 longlist revealed

WTM

LONDON, England - Responsible Travel has today announced the select 75 organizations longlisted for the 2016 World Responsible Tourism at WTM London sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board.

Deer Jet to operate the world's first VVIP 787 Boeing business jet

Deer Jet to operate the world's first VVIP 787 Boeing business jet

Deer Jet, the largest business jet company in Asia, is to become the operator of world's first VVIP BBJ 787.

Air Hamburg orders one more Embraer Legacy 650 business jet

Air Hamburg orders one more Embraer Legacy 650 business jet

GENEVA, Switzerland - Embraer Executive Jets and the Germany-based business charter operator Air Hamburg have signed a purchase agreement for yet another Legacy 650.

WestJet and Qantas unveil reciprocal frequent flyer agreement

WestJet and Qantas unveil reciprocal frequent flyer agreement

CALGARY, Canada - Today WestJet and Qantas Airways (Qantas) announced a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement where members of the airlines' frequent flyer programs can earn their choice of WestJet ...

IGLTA and European Travel Commission partner to promote LGBT tourism

IGLTA and European Travel Commission partner to promote LGBT tourism

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – In honor of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and European ...

Iran: Plan to create combined transit route to EU

Iran: Plan to create combined transit route to EU

TEHRAN, Iran - Officials in Tehran said on Tuesday that the country is working on a plan to create a combined transit route that would pass through its territory as well as several Central Asian ...

UN chief: What is good for Africa is good for the world

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on Africa Day UN chief: What is good for Africa is good for the world

NEW YORK, NY - Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on Africa Day, observed on 25 May:

Qatar Airways adds Chiang Mai to its global network

Qatar Airways adds Chiang Mai to its global network

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has announced that it will expand its network to Chiang Mai in Thailand from 16 December 2016.

Gogo Business Aviation adds Jet ConneX to global connectivity portfolio

Gogo Business Aviation adds Jet ConneX to global connectivity portfolio

GENEVA, Switzerland - EBACE - Gogo Inc has added Jet ConneX service for business aircraft operators flying globally.

Delta Air Lines expands Delta Comfort+ to Asia and Latin America markets

Delta Air Lines expands Delta Comfort+ to Asia and Latin America markets

ATLANTA, GA - Delta has expanded Delta Comfort+ fares to more markets.

Mexico's Across signs order for 23 Embraer business jets

Mexico's Across signs order for 23 Embraer business jets

GENEVA, Switzerland - Embraer Executive Jets announced during a press conference today that Across, Mexico's premium business aviation services provider, signed a firm order for 23 business ...

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of serving Kenya's cargo needs

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of serving Kenya's cargo needs

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier, recently celebrated 10 years of services in Kenya.

Aoife Delaney named as CIC Pacesetter 2016

Aoife Delaney named as CIC Pacesetter 2016

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ovation Global DMC is delighted to announce that Aoife Delaney, Director of Global Sales has been honoured by the Convention Industry Council (CIC) with the prestigious ...

UN Report: The Earth is not flat - it is urban

UN Report: The Earth is not flat - it is urban

While cities have emerged over the past 20 years as the world's economic platforms for production and innovation, helping millions escape poverty through better jobs and improved quality of life, ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister and Guam Senator meet during PATA summit

Seychelles Tourism Minister and Guam Senator meet during PATA summit

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Founded in 1951, PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Organization) is a non-profit association internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of tourism to, from, and ...

Russia and Putin sued over shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Russia and Putin sued over shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

CANBERRA, Australia - Families of victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are suing Russia and its President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights.

Marshall Islands poem to save the world: Standing ovation and heartbreaking

PATA Summit - UNWTO Ministerial Debate in Guam today - watch the videos Marshall Islands poem to save the world: Standing ovation and heartbreaking

A heartfelt poem to save the world was presented by the Republic of the Marshall Islands today at the PATA UNWTO Ministerial Summit on the US island of Guam today.

EgyptAir #804: Smoke detected inside aircraft cabin

EgyptAir #804: Smoke detected inside aircraft cabin

According to three independent sources and the Aviation Herald, a specialist site that reports on the airline industry, data was passed on from EgyptAir Flight 804’s A320 Aircraft Communications ...

North Korea to abolish travel visas for Russians

North Korea to abolish travel visas for Russians

MOSCOW, Russia - North Korea has proposed new negotiations to simplify and abolish travel visas for Russians, Far East Development Minister Alexander Galushka announced Thursday.

China Premier: Higher financing needed for tourism development

China Premier: Higher financing needed for tourism development

China Premier Li Keqiang emphasized tourism’s capacity to stimulate economic growth, create jobs and foster inclusive development at the First World Conference on Tourism for Development.

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