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Hungary's Orban: Don't let refugees into EU, build 'giant camp' in Libya

Hungary's Orban: Don't let refugees into EU, build 'giant camp' in Libya

VIENNA, Austria - The EU should fund the construction of a giant refugee camp in turbulent Libya and keep asylum seekers there rather than allow them into the EU, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor ...

Cuba and Norway help US and EU win stronger shark finning ban

Cuba and Norway help US and EU win stronger shark finning ban

VARADERO, Cuba - In a rare vote, the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) has adopted a proposal for a stronger shark finning ban by an overwhelming margin, despite objections from ...

UN chief urges leadership group to act swiftly in advancing climate resiliency

UN chief urges leadership group to act swiftly in advancing climate resiliency

NEW YORK, NY - Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at the inaugural meeting of the Leadership Group of Climate Resilience Initiative, in New York, today:

EU pushes for further tightening of wildlife trade rules at global summit

EU pushes for further tightening of wildlife trade rules at global summit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - On 24th September, representatives of 182 countries and the EU will gather at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES ...

Winners of Global Youth Travel Awards 2016 announced in Belgrade

Winners of Global Youth Travel Awards 2016 announced in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia - Leaders of the the youth, student and educational travel industry celebrated at the Global Youth Travel Awards 2016.

Qatar Airways: Next stop - Seychelles

Qatar Airways: Next stop - Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

New airline connections equal new opportunities for Seychelles.

Aeromexico announces new Monterrey-Detroit route

Aeromexico announces new Monterrey-Detroit route

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - AeroMexico, the flag carrier airline of Mexico based in Mexico City, will offer service from Monterrey, Mexico to Detroit, MI on January 10, 2017.

Air India to launch Delhi-Madrid service

Air India to launch Delhi-Madrid service

NEW DELHI, India - Air India, the national flag carrier and the third largest airline in India, announced plans to launch a new Delhi, India - Madrid, Spain route on December 1, 2016.

‘Best Business Hotel Brand in the World’ named

‘Best Business Hotel Brand in the World’ named

HONG KONG – Hyatt's premium Grand Hyatt brand has been named the ‘Best Business Hotel Brand in the World’ at the prestigious Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2016.

WYSTC 2016: Changes and challenges in marketing volunteer travel

WYSTC 2016: Changes and challenges in marketing volunteer travel

BELGRADE, Serbia - Today at WYSTC 2016 a panel of industry experts debated as to the future of volunteering overseas.

Massive hospitality news! Marriott and Starwood Hotels are now one!

Gold status on Starwood Preferred Guests now also means Gold Status with Marriott Rewards Massive hospitality news! Marriott and Starwood Hotels are now one!

Marriott International, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., creating the world's largest and best hotel company.

Seychelles stand at Paris tourism fair is busy, busy, busy!

Seychelles stand at Paris tourism fair is busy, busy, busy!

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles stand at the French Tourism Trade Fair, IFTM Top Resa 2016 in Paris, was busy with meetings organized with the French travel trade, press, and media, all eager to meet the partners ...

WestJet and Hainan Airlines announce codeshare agreement

WestJet and Hainan Airlines announce codeshare agreement

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it has entered into a code-share agreement allowing Hainan Airlines to place its HU code on WestJet-operated flights.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts: 70 hotels signed in 2016 to fate

Interstate Hotels & Resorts: 70 hotels signed in 2016 to fate

ARLINGTON, VA - With a wealth of brand experience and the best talent in the industry – from the hotel level to corporate operations teams – Interstate Hotels & Resorts consistently ranks ...

Airport retailing market by type, airport size, category

Airport retailing market by type, airport size, category

The growth of the tourism sector, increasing incomes of the middle class population, easy availability of brands, and most importantly affordable prices of products are some of the factors driving ...

Auckland set to welcome delegates to PGIC 2016

The PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland Auckland set to welcome delegates to PGIC 2016

BANGKOK, September 22, 2016 – The PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland on Friday, September 30 for more thought-provoking keynote presentations and panel discussions.

Tribute Portfolio shines indie spotlight on growing hotel markets

Tribute Portfolio shines indie spotlight on growing hotel markets

STAMFORD, CT - Tribute Portfolio, a collection of high-end independent hotels and resorts from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced robust expansion plans for the brand ...

Starwood: Specialty Select Brands propelling company’s global growth

Starwood: Specialty Select Brands propelling company’s global growth

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that its Specialty Select Brands – Aloft, Four Points and Element – are propelling the company’s global growth ...

JetBlue and Cape Air announce codeshare agreement

JetBlue and Cape Air announce codeshare agreement

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue today announced it is expanding its existing partnership with Cape Air with a unilateral codeshare agreement.

Carnival's Fathom adds new Cuba shore excursions

Carnival's Fathom adds new Cuba shore excursions

MIAMI, FL - Fathom, Carnival Corporation's 10th and newest cruise brand, has added three new shore excursions to its already-popular selection of in-country experiences for its week-long cruise ...

US tourist injured in South Africa during tour organized by Australian operator: Is there jurisdiction?

Travel Law US tourist injured in South Africa during tour organized by Australian operator: Is there jurisdiction?

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article, we examine the recent case of Ameralv. Intrepid Travel Party, Ltd., 2015 WL 5163047 (D.Mass.

Seychelles establishment named for HolidayCheck accolade

Seychelles establishment named for HolidayCheck accolade

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A quaint Seychellois-owned, homegrown establishment, which boasts a complement of local staff, has won numerous accolades over the years.

Misit.travel: Lost something?

Misit.travel: Lost something?

.travel Registry

Laptops, smartphones, iPods, iPads and purses are expensive items to lose. They also contain a lot of our valuable personal information.

UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai: “Tourism for all!”

Official Message by UNWTO Secretary-General on World Tourism Day UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai: “Tourism for all!”

MADRID, Spain - Tourism has experienced a revolution in the past 50 years. In 1950 there were 25 million international tourists; today there are around 1.2 billion people travelling the world.

Ban Ki-moon: 'Tourism for all – promoting universal accessibility'

Official Message by United Nations Secretary-General on World Tourism Day Ban Ki-moon: 'Tourism for all – promoting universal accessibility'

NEW YORK, NY - With almost 1.2 billion people traveling abroad each year, tourism has become a powerful economic sector, a passport to prosperity and peace, and a transformative force improving ...

IATA achieves key NewGen ISS milestone

IATA achieves key NewGen ISS milestone

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf) adopted resolutions supporting the development of the New Generation of IATA ...

GlobalBeacon will provide 100 percent global, real-time flight tracking

GlobalBeacon will provide 100 percent global, real-time flight tracking

Aireon LLC and FlightAware today announced a new partnership and the launch of GlobalBeaconSM, a solution providing airlines with 100 percent global flight tracking.

Peace Day Challenge engages millions to reduce violence

Peace Day Challenge engages millions to reduce violence

In Afghanistan, Herat University is holding a peace rally just weeks after the deadly attack on the American University in Kabul killed 14 students and faculty.

Marriott's acquisition of Starwood receives antitrust approval in China

Marriott's acquisition of Starwood receives antitrust approval in China

BETHESDA, MD - Marriott International, Inc and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced their merger transaction has received approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce ...

Seychelles Minister: Sports tourism a niche well worth following

Seychelles Minister: Sports tourism a niche well worth following

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Meeting tennis stars at the official opening of the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy was an opportunity to also discuss with Jérémy Chardy, ranked 33 on the world tennis ATP list, and confirm his ...

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