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First micro-hotel launches in Philadelphia

First micro-hotel launches in Philadelphia

Philadelphia saw the opening of its first micro-hotel in the form of Pod Philly by Pod Hotels. A micro-hotel, ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to visit typhoon-affected areas in Japan

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to visit typhoon-affected areas in Japan

In his capacity of co-chairman of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. ... Read More

Tanzania tourism exhibition for the new generation: SITE

Tanzania tourism exhibition for the new generation: SITE

The fifth edition of Tanzania’s Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE) opened today with a high level of participation of ... Read More

Jamaica’s First Artisan Village: Ready before Year End

Jamaica’s First Artisan Village: Ready before Year End

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s first artisan village is on target to open before the end ... Read More

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to ... Read More

Alaska Airlines plane overshoots runway: 2 critically injured

Alaska Airlines plane overshoots runway: 2 critically injured

Alaska Airlines Flight 3296, operated by Peninsula Airways, ran off the runway while landing at Alaska's Unalaska/Dutch Harbor Airport ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean International is predicting that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50 percent by 2030, with ... Read More

Los Angeles-bound A380 Superjumbo jet burns at Seoul Incheon Airport

Los Angeles-bound A380 Superjumbo jet burns at Seoul Incheon Airport

Asiana Airlines Airbus A380 Superjumbo jet's engine caught fire during refueling at Seoul Incheon Airport. The fire reportedly broke ... Read More

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, hosted an exclusive reception at the Palazzo Clerici, the spectacular ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s ... Read More

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda (Victory) Airlines announced that it will raise the fares from abroad to Russia by €25 ... Read More

Space Travel: What will you wear?

Space Travel: What will you wear?

“I love the way the spacewear looks, and I love the way it feels. I also love the fact ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels names new Regional Director – North

Sarovar Hotels names new Regional Director – North

Sarovar Hotels announced the appointment of Ajoy Balkrishna Sarovar Hotels names new Regional Director - North as its new ... Read More

Marriott turns W New York-Union Square into brand’s flagship in North America

Marriott turns W New York-Union Square into brand’s flagship in North America

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that it has purchased the 270-room W New York – Union Square in the ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

Etihad Aviation Group, the owner of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, and Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia have signed of ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issues statement on Passage of Super-Typhoon Hagibis

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issues statement on Passage of Super-Typhoon Hagibis

The recent passage of Typhoon Hagibis last week was a stark reminder of the urgent need for resilient societies ... Read More

Seychelles kicks off autumn season with Nordic Roadshow

Seychelles kicks off autumn season with Nordic Roadshow

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) embarked on the sixth edition of the Nordic Roadshow from September 23-27, 2019. The ... Read More

Church House Westminster hosts seventh annual LGBT+ PinkNews Awards

Church House Westminster hosts seventh annual LGBT+ PinkNews Awards

The seventh annual PinkNews Awards, which celebrates LGBT+ role models, took place at Church House Westminster. Nancy Pelosi, RuPaul's ... Read More

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

French fashion powerhouse Dior has become the latest luxury brand after Versace, Givenchy and Coach, Versace to get caught ... Read More

High net-worth investors driving hospitality sector in Francophone Africa

High net-worth investors driving hospitality sector in Francophone Africa

Francophone Africa’s burgeoning hospitality market continues to be a critical opportunity for “global hospitality brands and investors,” says the ... Read More

IBTM World 2019 reveals Tech Watch Award finalists

IBTM World 2019 reveals Tech Watch Award finalists

IBTM World has today announced seven finalists for this year’s renowned Tech Watch Award. As well as one company ... Read More

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

Trips abroad from Asia are continuing to increase. After surging by seven percent in 2018, during the first eight ... Read More

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A safer Jamaica holiday destination is the key to a better tourism export and a more engaged and happy ... Read More

Foreign tourists flock to Dalian International Beach Culture Festival

Foreign tourists flock to Dalian International Beach Culture Festival

Since 2004, Dalian, a coastal city in northern China, has held a beach festival every summer. The festival is ... Read More

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider ... Read More

Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed

Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed

A tourist playing poker at the Hard Rock Casino in Broward, Florida, was drugged by 2 women, taken back ... Read More

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

UNICEO today announced that its 2020 European Congress will take place in Athens on 4 to 6 November. Members ... Read More

Brazil Embratur launches new tourism campaign

Brazil Embratur launches new tourism campaign

The Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur) launched this week "The King of Rolê", their newest international promotional campaign. The competition ... Read More

Italy TTG Travel event: Enhancing the supply chain

Italy TTG Travel event: Enhancing the supply chain

Today, at the Italy TTG Travel Experience of the Italian Exhibition Group, the meeting, entitled "Associations, Travel Agencies, Networks ... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East ... Read More

How Airline Passengers want more control using technology?

How Airline Passengers want more control using technology?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey showing that passengers are ... Read More

Rimini TTG Travel Experience opens in grand fairgrounds style

Rimini TTG Travel Experience opens in grand fairgrounds style

The Italian Undersecretary of State for Cultural Assets and Activities, Lorenzo Bonaccorsi, along with a tourism delegation, cut the ... Read More

Notre Dame: 350,000 people give €104 million to rebuild medieval cathedral

Notre Dame: 350,000 people give €104 million to rebuild medieval cathedral

France's Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, announced today that a total of €104 million have been raised from 350,000 ... Read More

Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’

Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’

Local authorities issued a hazardous materials emergency declaration urging the locals to shelter in place after massive explosion at ... Read More

Tour Operator Cox and Kings bankrupt?

Tour Operator Cox and Kings bankrupt?

Cox & Kings is the world's most experienced travel company - and most likely it's bankrupt.  According to their ... Read More

MGM Resorts International sells Circus Circus Las Vegas for $825 million

MGM Resorts International sells Circus Circus Las Vegas for $825 million

MGM Resorts International  is a global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings ... Read More