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Emirates Airlines expects 2013 revenue to rise 20 percent

Emirates to buy more A380s if there is space at its hub to accommodate them Emirates Airlines expects 2013 revenue to rise 20 percent

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai's Emirates Airlines said Sunday its year to March 2013 income is seen rising by 18 to 20 percent, as the emirate officially opened the world's first concourse ...

Southwest Airlines reports increase in annual profits

Southwest Airlines Celebrates 40th Consecutive Year Of Profitability Southwest Airlines reports increase in annual profits

DALLAS, Texas - Southwest Airlines Co. today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2012 results.

Grupo Aeromexico reports 4.1 percent increase in passenger numbers

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V. Grupo Aeromexico reports 4.1 percent increase in passenger numbers

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V., the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico, reports operating statistics for October, 2012.

Zimbabwe tourism up 17 percent

Tourism To Zimbabwe Zimbabwe tourism up 17 percent

The number of tourists who visited Zimbabwe during the first six months of the year went up by 17 percent from 637,389 last year to 767,939, the African Development Bank has said.

Boeing increases 787 production rate

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Boeing increases 787 production rate

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing employees last week rolled out the first 787 Dreamliner built at the new rate of five-airplanes-per-month. The airplane is the 83rd 787 to be built.

Expect higher airfares and longer lines during "peak travel" days

Holiday Travel Expect higher airfares and longer lines during "peak travel" days

JoDee Winterhof still hasn't bought her holiday plane tickets.

Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

Bali experiencing growth in number of foreign arrivals Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

BALI, Indonesia - Entering the low holiday season, Bali is experiencing a slight growth (3.62 percent) in the number of foreign tourist arrivals, according to an official.

Philippines' visitor arrivals up 9 percent

Philippines' Tourism Up Philippines' visitor arrivals up 9 percent

Visitor arrivals in the Philippines increased by 9.08 percent or 3.1 million tourists in the first nine months of the year, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).

Visa: Visitor spending in Kenya up 14 percent

Kenyan Tourism Visa: Visitor spending in Kenya up 14 percent

NAIROBI, Kenya – Inbound international traveler spending in Kenya increased by 14 percent in 2011, thanks to increased consumer education and partner acquisition, coupled with enhanced ...

South Africa's tourism experienced excellent first half of the year

Tourist numbers to South Africa increase by 10.5 percent South Africa's tourism experienced excellent first half of the year

According to the most recent tourism figures, tourist numbers to South Africa increased by an impressive 10,5% during the first six months of 2012, which is double the global tourism growth rate ...

Scotland sees rise in number of overseas tourists

Scotland's tourism up Scotland sees rise in number of overseas tourists

Visitor numbers to Scotland increased over a 12-month period, according to official figures today.

New Orleans visitor spending up 11 percent

New Orleans Tourism New Orleans visitor spending up 11 percent

NEW ORLEANS, LA - New Orleans hosted 4.9 million visitors in the first half of 2012, an increase of two percent over the same period in 2011.

Bahrain to boost domestic food production

Bahrain's Economic Vision 2030 Bahrain to boost domestic food production

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain will increase the percentage of its domestic food production from 20 to 60 percent of total annual food consumption by 2016.

New Zealand's short-term arrivals rise

Tourism to New Zealand New Zealand's short-term arrivals rise

New Zealand's short-term arrivals rose last month from a year earlier as more Australians and Chinese visitors trumped last year's pick-up from the Rugby World Cup.

20 million people took a cruise in 2012

Global Cruise Industry Booming 20 million people took a cruise in 2012

A record 20 million people took a cruise last year, an increase of almost 2 million, according to the latest industry figures.

North American hotel prices up 5 percent from 2011

Hotel Price Index North American hotel prices up 5 percent from 2011

DALLAS, Texas - The latest edition of Hotel Price Index indicates that North America saw the second fastest rise in average hotel prices in the first half of 2012, with a growth of 5 percent, ...

Ireland's tourist numbers rise 7.9 percent

Tourism To Ireland Ireland's tourist numbers rise 7.9 percent

DUBLIN, Ireland - The number of tourists visiting Ireland rose 7.9% last year while Irish people took fewer trips abroad, new figures published by the Central Statistics Office show.

Hong Kong visitor arrivals soar

Hong Kong Tourism Hong Kong visitor arrivals soar

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Tourism Board announced today (24 August) that visitor arrivals to Hong Kong in July reached 4,369,786, a year-on-year increase of 13.8%.

Tourism Council of Zambia: Jobs will be lost due to minimum wage increase

Zambian Tourism Opposes Minimum Wage Increase Tourism Council of Zambia: Jobs will be lost due to minimum wage increase

Tourism Council of Zambia (TCZ) has said the recent increase in the minimum wage for workers and the anticipated trimming of the workforce by some companies, will result in the reduction of ...

Overseas visitors flock to San Francisco

San Francisco welcomes record number of international tourists Overseas visitors flock to San Francisco

SYDNEY, Australia - California is more popular and accessible than ever, say global online travel agency Jetabroad, as new figures reveal that San Francisco welcomed a record number of visitors in ...

Grupo Aeromexico reports 3.2 percent increase in passenger numbers

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V. Grupo Aeromexico reports 3.2 percent increase in passenger numbers

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V., the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico, reports operating statistics for July, 2012.

US international visitation up 1 percent in May 2012

5.3 million international visitors traveled to US in May 2012 US international visitation up 1 percent in May 2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that 5.3 million international visitors traveled to the United States in May 2012, a one percent increase over May 2011.

Air Astana revenues up 13 percent

Air Astana Air Astana revenues up 13 percent

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana saw its revenues grow by 13% to US$394 million, matched by a similar increase in passenger numbers, although net profit declined to US$4.95 million.

Singapore Airlines profit soars 73 percent

Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines profit soars 73 percent

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines' first quarter net profit soared 73 percent from last year, it said Wednesday, partly driven by higher passenger traffic.

Thailand: Number of tourists jumps 7.6 percent to 10.49 million

Record Tourist Numbers For Thai Tourism Thailand: Number of tourists jumps 7.6 percent to 10.49 million

The number of foreign tourists during the first six months has increased by 7.6% to 10.49 million compared to the same period of last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.

Chinese visitors spending more in Taiwan

Cross-Strait Tourism Chinese visitors spending more in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A recent survey conducted by the Tourism Bureau shows that while Chinese tourists spend less on accommodation than they did three years ago, they are spending more on shopping and ...

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