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Turkey welcomes double-digit increase in tourists from January to May

Turkey welcomes double-digit increase in tourists from January to May

Turkey received nearly 11.5 million foreigners in the first five months of 2018, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced ... Read More

Russians are the world’s happiest tourists

Russians are the world’s happiest tourists

Russian tourists have emerged as the world’s happiest tourists, a new report has revealed. According to a report from ... Read More

Ghana president to gov’t officials: You can’t leave the country

Ghana president to gov’t officials: You can’t leave the country

In an effort  to minimize disruptions of “government’s domestic works,” the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has ... Read More

Putin to Russian women: You can have sex with World Cup tourists

Putin to Russian women: You can have sex with World Cup tourists

Russia’s Vladamir Putin has responded to a call by Russia's head of parliament's committee for families Tamara Pletnyova deterring ... Read More

In Brief: Chinese travelers then and now

In Brief: Chinese travelers then and now

Just four decades ago, few Chinese citizens traveled abroad.  In the beginning, family visits were the only purpose for ... Read More

Tourism fees slashed in Abu Dhabi

Tourism fees slashed in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is hoping to attract more tourism by reducing tourism fees. Following a series of meetings and discussions ... Read More

Craft beer is tourism gold in Mississippi

Craft beer is tourism gold in Mississippi

When the Mississippi legislature allowed craft breweries to sell their beer on site, they changed the game which subsequently ... Read More

Can Greece handle the tourist influx this year?

Can Greece handle the tourist influx this year?

There is growing concern that Greece and its tourism infrastructure’s ability to handle the 32 million tourists, which is ... Read More

Airbnb Japan cancellation debacle: You have been cancelled

If you  are traveling to Japan and have booked accommodation through Airbnb, then you could be facing a harrowing ... Read More

Jamaica vows to make carnival an annual national tourist product

Jamaica vows to make carnival an annual national tourist product

The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism has vowed to use Carnival in Jamaica as the overarching brand to promote the ... Read More

Fraport Greece’s new image for “Gateways of Greek tourism”

A new and modern image for the 14 “Gateways of Greek tourism” will include investments and enhanced processes for ... Read More

Hahn Air makes HR-169 tickets available to travel agents in Cuba

Hahn Air makes HR-169 tickets available to travel agents in Cuba

Hahn Air, a German airline and the leading provider of distribution services for other airlines, is now for the ... Read More

Seychelles: Work, fun and business

Seychelles: Work, fun and business

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) partnered with PromoAgv.com, Qatar Airways and Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa for a ... Read More

Hawaii launches new Geospatial Data Portal

The state Office of Planning’s Hawaii Statewide Geographic Information System (GIS) Program launched a new Geospatial Data Portal, which ... Read More

Fast-growing B2B travel company increases presence in Middle East

Fast-growing B2B travel company increases presence in Middle East

Travellanda has recently been reporting growth in all sectors, and the Middle East is no exception. The region has ... Read More

Seychelles welcomes Queen Elizabeth

The cruise ship Queen Elizabeth left Southampton and traveled to a few ports in Australia, Japan, China, Singapore, and ... Read More

CruiseTrends Report: Insight into “what is trending” with cruise customers

CruiseTrends Report: Insight into “what is trending” with cruise customers

CruiseTrends report for the month of April 2017 was released today. Cruise experts mined their wealth of data to ... Read More

February was a mixed bag for UK chain hotels

Growth in profit per room at hotels in the West Midlands has been fuelled by record top line performance ... Read More

Three-month state of emergency unanimously approved by Egypt’s parliament

Egypt's parliament has unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after attacks claimed ... Read More

Nine killed in attack on Philippines’ popular tourist resort island

Nine people including four Philippine security officials were killed Tuesday during clashes with the Abu Sayyaf kidnap group on ... Read More

San Jose Airport cuts ribbon on much-anticipated International Arrivals facility expansion

On Thursday, April 13, San Jose Director of Aviation Kim Becker and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port Director ... Read More

FAA: Data Comm now at Minneapolis-St. Paul

Data Comm, the NextGen technology that enhances safety and reduces delays by improving the way air traffic controllers and ... Read More

British trade soars with Heathrow’s best cargo month in over 5 years

British trade soars with Heathrow’s best cargo month in over 5 years

Global British trade at Heathrow soared in March, with volumes surging nearly 13% to 148,000 metric tonnes – the ... Read More

Budapest Airport’s S17 buds with Wizz Air

Budapest Airport’s S17 buds with Wizz Air

Having already confirmed 22 new routes during 2017, Budapest Airport’s largest airline will be significantly expanding its own operations ... Read More

AccorHotels expands its luxury footprint in Africa

AccorHotels today announced the signing of a hotel management agreement (HMA) with New Mauritius Hotels Limited, one of the ... Read More

Restrictions on movement at Thailand’s biggest Buddhist temple lifted

Thailand’s junta lifted restrictions on movement at the country’s biggest Buddhist temple on Tuesday, a month after police ended ... Read More

$830 million loss: United Airlines stock plunges after passenger roughhousing fiasco

The stock price of United Continental Holdings Inc. fell dramatically on Tuesday as the fallout continues over the airline’s ... Read More

United Airlines CEO: We are sorry but we stand by staff when doctor was dragged off overbooked flight

The CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, cannot seem to make up his mind over an incident where a passenger ... Read More

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference set for inaugural UAE event

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference set for inaugural UAE event

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 is a three-day niche event with both conference ... Read More

Special recognition for Skal’s new officers

During the installation banquet of Skal’s new officers, Skal International Orlando Past President Jeff Chase presented the prestigious HSMAI ... Read More