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Portugal announces plans for biggest tourism investment in decade

Herdade da Comporta resort Portugal announces plans for biggest tourism investment in decade

LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's efforts to upgrade its tourism industry got a boost on Friday with the announcement of plans for a 92 million euro ($121 million) luxury resort whose backers say is ...

Korean Air provides lifeline for struggling Czech Airlines

Korean Air takes 44 percent stake in loss-making Czech carrier Korean Air provides lifeline for struggling Czech Airlines

Korean Air has taken a 44 percent stake in Czech Airlines, providing a lifeline for the loss-making state-owned carrier and giving the Korean group a bigger presence in Europe.

Foreign investors ready to enter Myanmar hotel and tourism sector

Myanmar Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2013 Foreign investors ready to enter Myanmar hotel and tourism sector

YANGON, Myanmar - Foreign investors expressed their interest in Myanmar tourism business at a conference held in Yangon last week.

Delta to make investments in customer experience on transcontinental flights

Delta Air Lines Delta to make investments in customer experience on transcontinental flights

ATLANTA, Georgia - Delta Air Lines is adding new elements to its transcontinental service, offering customers traveling between New York-JFK and Los Angeles, San Francisco and, soon, Seattle, more ...

Kenyan coast resort operators blame government for lack of tourists

Kenyan Tourism Kenyan coast resort operators blame government for lack of tourists

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome

(eTN) - A regular source from the Kenyan coast reports overwhelming disappointment by industry stakeholders associated at the Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association.

Jeju becomes major destination for Chinese tourism and investment

Jeju Island Jeju becomes major destination for Chinese tourism and investment

JEJU CITY, South Korea - The Consulate General of China in Jeju officially started business on July 14.

Mobile services top investment priority for most airlines

Airlines focusing IT investment in key areas of improving passenger service Mobile services top investment priority for most airlines

Ninety-three per cent of airlines have mobile services for passengers as a top investment priority over the next three years, with 58 per cent investing in major programmes, a report said.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts doubling footprint in China

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Starwood Hotels & Resorts doubling footprint in China

SHANGHAI, China - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Delta Air Lines invests in Grupo Aeromexico

Investment creates leading airline alliance between Mexico and US Delta Air Lines invests in Grupo Aeromexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico today received from Delta Air Lines Inc.

Israeli tourism to invest heavily in Eilat

Israel plans to leverage tourism potential in southern-most city Israeli tourism to invest heavily in Eilat

The Ministry of Tourism is expected to invest about NIS 41 million in the southern resort town of Eilat in 2012.

Danish carrier Cimber Sterling declares bankruptcy

Cimber Sterling Stops Flying Danish carrier Cimber Sterling declares bankruptcy

Danish carrier Cimber Sterling has declared bankruptcy on Thursday, after its owners decided not to continue their financial support of the company.

Latin American leaders say region should boost trade and investment

Seventh World Economic Forum on Latin America Latin American leaders say region should boost trade and investment

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Latin America must address pressing economic and social challenges to ensure that it can attract the trade and investment it needs to drive growth, government leaders ...

Peru's popularity with tourists soars

Peru to Become 2012's Hottest Holiday Destination Peru's popularity with tourists soars

LONDON, England - Peru is set to become one of the most popular destinations of 2012 as tourists from around the world flock to sample the delights of this exotic country and its excellent tourist ...

Scotland heats up for luxury hotel investment

Scottish Hotel Industry Scotland heats up for luxury hotel investment

EDINBURGH, Scotland - With five Scottish cities among the top 10 European cities with the highest hotel occupancy rates during 2011, Scotland is heating up as a prime destination for luxury hotel ...

Airbus to invest €2 billion in research and development in 2012

Airbus Airbus to invest €2 billion in research and development in 2012

At the Airbus Day 2012 in Brussels, a high-profile gathering of over 100 Members of the European Parliament, policy-makers and industry representatives discussed key issues for the European ...

Dubai's Emirates Airline ready to invest in India

Emirates open to profitable investments in India Dubai's Emirates Airline ready to invest in India

Emirates Airline's chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoumis announced that the carrier is open to investments in India.

Huge debt burden looms for Indian airlines in 2012

Indian airline industry to suffer in 2012 Huge debt burden looms for Indian airlines in 2012

The Indian airline industry is expected to suffer a huge debt burden of $ 20 bn in 2011-12, with the Planning Commission recommending "significant and continuous investment" to give a boost to the ...

SuperStar Virgo to undergo $25 million makeover

Star Cruises' SuperStar Virgo SuperStar Virgo to undergo $25 million makeover

PETALING JAYA - Star Cruises will invest US$25 million (RM79.2 million) to refurbish its SuperStar Virgo cruise liner to strengthen its cruise holiday products for regional and international ...

Saudi Arabia Invests In Twitter Prince Alwaleed, Kingdom Holding Company make $300 million investment in Twitter

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, and Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), announced a combined investment of $300 Million in Twitter.

Costa Rica to create Caribbean tourism hub with record investment

Costa Rica plans for massive coastal development Costa Rica to create Caribbean tourism hub with record investment

The Costa Rican government is aiming to develop a quiet stretch of its Caribbean coast into a tourism mecca with the biggest investment of its kind in the country’s history.

Billions of dollars pumped into UAE’s burgeoning aviation industry

Emirates and Etihad - twin engines of UAE's tourism industry Billions of dollars pumped into UAE’s burgeoning aviation industry

In Silicon Oasis in Dubai, tucked away behind streets peppered with unfinished buildings and empty office blocks, is a thriving, upscale community of villas.

Puerto Rico tourism boost with $1 billion hotel development

Puerto Rican tourism Puerto Rico tourism boost with $1 billion hotel development

Puerto Rico is bidding to secure a larger slice of the UK’s Caribbean travel market in the next 12 months with its USD $1 billion (approx: £622 million) hotel development set to deliver 15,000 ...

Indonesian tourism to double marketing budget in India

Indonesia Invests In Tourism Matketing In India Indonesian tourism to double marketing budget in India

With improvement in air connectivity between India and Indonesia looking likely, Indonesia Tourism has decided to enhance their engagement in the India market in the coming months.

Vote puts government's stake in Kenya Airways in doubt

Kenya Airways Vote puts government's stake in Kenya Airways in doubt

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

According to the reports from Nairobi, Kenyan parliament has slashed the budget estimate for the government retaining its significant 23% stake in Kenya Airways (KQ), passing only 2.5 billion of ...

Bahrain authorizes $3.97 billion in industrial projects

Bahrain Investing In Industrial Development Bahrain authorizes $3.97 billion in industrial projects

MANAMA, Bahrain - More than BD1.5 billion, or $3.97 billion, in industrial projects have been approved by Bahrain's government since 2009, Industry and Commerce Minister Dr.

Influx of Chinese prompts greater investment in Taiwan's hospitality industry

Chinese tourism to Taiwan Influx of Chinese prompts greater investment in Taiwan's hospitality industry

Since Taiwan further opened to mainland Chinese tourism July 2008, more than 5.71 million visitors have arrived in the country, generating NT$209 billion (US$7.2 billion) in revenue, according to ...

Royal Caribbean to invest $300 million in fleet upgrade

Royal Caribbean International Royal Caribbean to invest $300 million in fleet upgrade

Royal Caribbean International said it will invest approximately $300 million over the next three years to upgrade its fleet and add innovations introduced on its Oasis-class ships.

Canadian government invests in airport safety

Airports Capital Assistance Program Canadian government invests in airport safety

The Government of Canada is making efforts to improve airport safety by investing in safety projects at airports across the country through its Airports Capital Assistance Program (ACAP).

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