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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 dedic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 visibility of

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 of 5%

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, 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

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

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

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

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, putting

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.