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Sheraton Hotels launches new $20 million advertising campaign

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Sheraton Hotels launches new $20 million advertising campaign

White Plains, NY - Sheraton Hotels & Resorts unveiled today its $20 million "Meet You There" advertisement campaign created to highlight the success of the brand's recently completed ...

Dassault Falcon focuses on the growing market in India

Business Aviation Dassault Falcon focuses on the growing market in India

BANGALORE, India - Dassault Falcon is presenting its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at Aero India 2011, starting on February 9th in Bangalore.

Boeing projects steady growth for commercial airplanes market in Africa

More than 700 airplanes needed in Africa over 20 years Boeing projects steady growth for commercial airplanes market in Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Boeing forecasts that air carriers in Africa will experience steady growth over the next 20 years as air travel in Africa continues to grow with the economy.

Spain is a target market for Seychelles

Madrid Market Spain is a target market for Seychelles

Spain currently contributes about 2 percent to the overall tourist arrivals per year to Seychelles, but the country is now determined to capture a bigger share of that market with the reopening of ...

TourCrafters’ Sicily Market Package starts at US$965 including air and hotel

Italy In The Off Season TourCrafters’ Sicily Market Package starts at US$965 including air and hotel

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Among TourCrafters’ roster of off-season European “market packages,” one of the most appealing is the 5-day/4-night Palermo (Sicily) Vucciria Market Package, which starts ...

Mauritius targets India as primary tourism market

Mauritius Tourism Targets India Mauritius targets India as primary tourism market

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) has announced India as its primary source market in the Asia region and is targeting 100,000 Indian arrivals in a few years’ time.

Wealthy Indian gays taking claim to the so-called pink economy

India's new niche market Wealthy Indian gays taking claim to the so-called pink economy

Henry Foy

NEW DELHI – From nightclubs to publishing, the decriminalization of gay sex in India is facilitating a new, multimillion dollar niche market.

Seychelles re-opens tourist office in UK

Recapturing The British Market Seychelles re-opens tourist office in UK

After almost two years of non-representation in UK, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) re-opened its Tourist Office in London on July 15.

Kenya's tourist arrivals set new record

First Half Of 2010 Sees 20 Percent Jump Kenya's tourist arrivals set new record

(eTN) - The first six months of 2010 have seen tourist arrivals boosted by a remarkable 20+ percent in Kenya, a huge boost for the country’s entire tourism industry and the country as a ...

NZ travel industry: Euro travel taxes threaten New Zealand tourism's recovery

New tax could cost NZ in one of its key tourism markets NZ travel industry: Euro travel taxes threaten New Zealand tourism's recovery

Moves by cash-strapped governments to raise money by taxing international air travellers could cost this country in one of its key tourism markets.

New market report: China tourism Q2 2010

State of Chinese Tourism New market report: China tourism Q2 2010

Initial figures from the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) show that visitor arrivals started to improve in early 2010.

US carriers see dramatic recovery in business travel

Business Travel US carriers see dramatic recovery in business travel

Mary Schlangenstein

Delta Air Lines Inc. and American Airlines, the largest U.S. carriers, forecast second-quarter gains of at least 17 percent on a benchmark for industry revenue as rising demand buoys fares.

Tanzania Tourist Board seeks to explore new niche market

Diaspora Travel Tanzania Tourist Board seeks to explore new niche market

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) It was learned last week that added efforts will be made by the

Global Travel and Tourism Summit Global tourism faces challenging year, but the future is bright

Joelle Garrus

BEIJING — Global tourism faces a challenging year due to the downturn but the future is bright, with a growing middle class in emerging markets eager for travel, industry executives meeting in ...

MITT organizer’s decision to meet the expectations of the market

Event Cancelled MITT organizer’s decision to meet the expectations of the market

ITE Group Plc, organizer of Russia’s largest travel event, MITT, has announced its decision to withdraw from organizing the autumn travel exhibition, Otdykh/Leisure 2010, previously held in ...

Would playing instant catch-up be wise for American Airlines?

American Airlines Would playing instant catch-up be wise for American Airlines?

ANDREA AHLES

In 2008, American Airlines was the largest airline in the U.S.

Abu Dhabi to develop new cruise terminal, possibly launch its own liner

Abu Dhabi Cruise Industry Developments Abu Dhabi to develop new cruise terminal, possibly launch its own liner

Bindu Suresh Rai

Abu Dhabi is looking to invest in its home cruise tourism market, with plans of developing a new terminal, along with the possibility of launching its own liner in the future.

Another turbulent year awaits European travel industry

European Tourism Braces For Another Tough Year Another turbulent year awaits European travel industry

In 2009 European travel expenditure declined by €31bn (-7.8%) to €368.9bn or €715 per person, since pre-recession 2008 when travel spending hit nearly €400bn

The UK is the biggest cruise market in Europe and is growing

UK Cruise Industry The UK is the biggest cruise market in Europe and is growing

Matthew Goodman

Darcey Bussell twirled across the floor in a red Jasper Conran dress, watched by an admiring audience of 1,200 guests nursing flutes of Taittinger champagne.

Uganda to market tourism as its major product in Shanghai

Uganda Uganda to market tourism as its major product in Shanghai

David Mugabe

Kampala — Tourism will be marketed as Uganda's major product at the China Shangai 2010 world exposition in May, the state minister for trade has said.

ITB Berlin expands role as global market leader

Provisional Closing Report ITB Berlin expands role as global market leader

eTN Staff Writer

Worldwide, ITB Berlin is the only travel trade show that continues to expand in the international marketplace, with the 44th edition of ITB Berlin emphatically confirming its leading role.

Spain to host Meetings and Incentive Travel Market

MITM Euromed Spain to host Meetings and Incentive Travel Market

eTN Staff Writer

The 14th edition of MITM Euromed, Meetings and Incentive Travel Market, will be held in the Spain’s Costa Brava resort city of Lloret de Mar, June 9-11, 2010.

Online tourism market is booming in China

China's Online Travel Market Online tourism market is booming in China

Allison Jackson

BEIJING — China's online tourism market is booming as an increasingly wealthy middle class travels for pleasure and the use of credit cards and the Internet soars, analysts say.

Asia's budget carriers faring well but wary of fuel costs

Asian Budget Airline Market Asia's budget carriers faring well but wary of fuel costs

Alex Kennedy

Singapore - Asia’s budget airlines will prosper as the region’s economic recovery takes hold and its middle class grows, but rising fuel costs could hurt profits, the industry’s top ...

Under the big top at the Moroccan Travel Market

Largest Travel Trade Event In North Africa Under the big top at the Moroccan Travel Market

Patrick Peartree, TravelTalkMEDIA

Marrakech is a town where 1001 Arabian Nights meets Palm Springs meets the Alps.

ALTM 2010 registration now open

Asia Luxury Travel Market ALTM 2010 registration now open

eTN Staff Writer

ALTM (Asia Luxury Travel Market), the region’s only dedicated luxury travel event, announced the event registration open for 2010 VIP buyers and exhibitors.

Barbados enjoys vibrant cruise tourism market

Barbados Barbados enjoys vibrant cruise tourism market

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Despite prolonged contraction in major tourism source markets, Barbados is projected to record a 10 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals by the end of 2009.

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