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Qatar Airways unveils  Facebook contest for FC Barcelona fans

Qatar Airways unveils Facebook contest for FC Barcelona fans

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is celebrating its global partnership with football giants FC Barcelona with a brand new social media competition, “Join the Club”, giving its fans on Facebook an ...

Virgin Atlantic: First European operator for B 787-9

Virgin Atlantic: First European operator for B 787-9

The first European operator of the new Boeing 787-9, Virgin Atlantic, will deploy its aircraft on routes from London Heathrow to Boston from October 28, 2014; Washington from December 17, 2014; ...

Seven-year landing gear Maintenance Support Agreement with Republic Airways

TAT Technologies Ltd. Seven-year landing gear Maintenance Support Agreement with Republic Airways

TAT Technologies Ltd., a provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Piedmont Aviation ...

Hotel insider secrets about little-known housekeeping perk

Hotel insider secrets about little-known housekeeping perk

Here are more insider secrets (plus a few little-known housekeeping perks) from hotel cleaners that will help you get the most out of your stay.

German Government increases aid for fight against Ebola

German Government increases aid for fight against Ebola

In view of the dramatic situation in West Africa, an interministerial meeting on Germany's engagement in the fight against the Ebola outbreak was held at the Federal Foreign Office today (19 ...

United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response

World Health Organization (WHO) United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response

Nearly six months after the first case of Ebola in West Africa was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and the Security Council have approved ...

Preparing for the Ms. Exquisite International Pageant

Unique tourist event coming to Baltimore Preparing for the Ms. Exquisite International Pageant

Most beauty pageants are for young adult women, but the Exquisite International Pageant is for young teenaged girls to women over 50, and the ladies come to compete from all over the world.

"Bleisure" travel trends unveiled

"Bleisure" travel trends unveiled

HERNDON, VA - BridgeStreet Global Hospitality released the results of a worldwide survey of more than 640 recent guests at the Serviced Apartments Summit this year, revealing an overwhelmingly ...

Hotel prices are up, but affordable luxury can still be had

Hotel prices are up, but affordable luxury can still be had

DALLAS, TX - US travelers paid the most for five-star hotels in Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Boston in the first half of 2014, according to the most recent Hotel Price Index (HPI).

ICTP welcomes G.S.A.R. Marketing as new member

A great time to sign up as a new member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners ICTP welcomes G.S.A.R. Marketing as new member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today G.S.A.R. Marketing as its newest member.

Prime Minister of Samoa receives UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism

Prime Minister of Samoa receives UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism

In recognition of tourism’s vital contribution to socio-economic development, particularly in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr.

Airline fleet orders and delivery backlogs drive global commercial avionics market

Airline fleet orders and delivery backlogs drive global commercial avionics market

New aircraft orders and deliveries as well as growing air traffic are fueling the global commercial avionics market.

Reunion Island presents an eruption of new stuff

Top Resa 2014 Reunion Island presents an eruption of new stuff

It is now just four days to go before Salon Top Resa 2014, France’s most important travel show, opens its gates in Paris.

Tour operator insurance bonds required by state seller of travel statutes

Tour operator insurance bonds required by state seller of travel statutes

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In last week’s article we discussed Travel Agent’s and Tour Operator’s Professional Liability policies also known as Error and Omissions [E&O] insurance policies.

Ebola crisis: International community must do more to preven health catastrophe

UN Security Council on Ebola Ebola crisis: International community must do more to preven health catastrophe

As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra ...

UNWTO: International tourism surges in first half of 2014

UNWTO: International tourism surges in first half of 2014

MADRID, Spain - International tourist numbers grew 4.6 percent in the first half of 2014, boosted by strong growth in the Americas, Asia and parts of Europe, the World Tourism Organisation said ...

When in Cusco

Peru Travel and Tourism: When in Cusco

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

OpEd I am currently on my third day in Cusco, Peru, and I have to admit I’m still not quite acclimated just yet.

Testing time for tourism

Testing time for tourism

By Lakshman Ratnapala

Opinion: It is testing time for global tourism.

First UNWTO International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages

First UNWTO International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages

In light of the growing importance of pilgrimages and spiritual routes to tourism development around the world, UNWTO, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain and the Regional ...

IATA released quarterly Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released quarterly Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released the latest quarterly Cargo Market Analysis.

According to IATA, air freight volumes continue to show solid gains on a year ago, supported by economic improvements in some ...

Green Globe joins UNWTO as Affiliate Member

Green Globe joins UN World Tourism Organization Green Globe joins UNWTO as Affiliate Member

PressRelease: LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe is proud to announce that the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), at its 98th ...

Carlson Rezidor names new Vice President

Carlson Rezidor names new Vice President

SINGAPORE - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced the appointment ofSandy Russell as Vice President, Commercial Operations,Asia Pacific.

Top travel behaviors, cliches and pet peeves according to locals

Top travel behaviors, cliches and pet peeves according to locals

NORWALK, CT - Tourists traveling in search of an authentic, cultural experience, who have previously fallen victim to tourist traps, can now get the full scoop on the best ways to travel like a ...

Dassault Aviation to showcase Falcon 7X at SA air show

Dassault Aviation to showcase Falcon 7X at SA air show

SAINT-CLOUD, France - Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X at the Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo, to be held in Gauteng, South Africa on 17-21 September ...

Gogo wins Vietnam Airlines contract

Gogo wins Vietnam Airlines contract

ITASCA, IL - Gogo, a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has received a bid award letter from Vietnam Airlines to provide in-flight connectivity services ...

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