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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

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

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

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

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

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Luxaviation UK is announcing the addition of a Bombardier Global 6000 to its fleet, based at London Luton Airport. ... Read More

Tourism and Hospitality Seen as Number 1 Choice for Investment

Tourism and Hospitality Seen as Number 1 Choice for Investment

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce-commissioned business and consumer confidence indices, for the third quarter of the year, indicate that ... 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

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

The immediate future looks 'brighter than ever' for European aerospace giant Airbus, according to equity analysts at Barclays. The ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for ... Read More

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use ... Read More

Completion: Al Irfan Theatre at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

Completion: Al Irfan Theatre at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) — the Sultanate's executive arm for tourism development — announced its successful completion of ... Read More

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

Joseph Ari, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  said forecast has shown that Nigeria would be earning ... Read More

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

The Andaz Abu Dhabi is the best secret and best hotel bargain in the world - at least at ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as ... Read More

How Tourism Minister Bartlett made a student forever grateful?

How Tourism Minister Bartlett made a student forever grateful?

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is a diplomat maneuvering the travel and tourism industry not only ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks silence: Why unity in Zimbabwe will fix the economy

Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks silence: Why unity in Zimbabwe will fix the economy

As the Zimbabwe crisis worsens former long-serving Tourism Minister and candidate in the last UNWTO Secretary-General elections, Dr. Walter ... Read More

Saudi Ports Authority launches Al Khomra: Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics Zone

Saudi Ports Authority launches Al Khomra: Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics Zone

Al Khomra - An integrated world class logistics Zone facilitated through customs Bonded and re-exports Zones, providing unparalleled access ... Read More

Sports tourism sector at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau

Sports tourism sector at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau

The growing sports tourism sector has taken centre stage at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau, SAR with ... Read More

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE becomes first country in the world to reconstruct Christian churches in Iraq. The UAE and UNESCO renewed their ... Read More

Why United Airlines will split up Star Alliance Members in 2020?

Why United Airlines will split up Star Alliance Members in 2020?

The idea behind an Airline Alliance is to build loyalty among passengers of different member airlines. The common sense ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization ... Read More

London Travel Week: The new kid in the mix and much more

London Travel Week: The new kid in the mix and much more

Taking place from the 1 to 7 November 2019, London Travel Week will bring together industry events and become ... Read More

In need of Tourism Investment? This London Conference will make you money

In need of Tourism Investment? This London Conference will make you money

There is a new trendsetter. This trendsetter is embedded within a new global conference. The name is the  International ... Read More

TTG, SIA and SUN inaugurates in Rimini: IEG takes tourism business to international markets

TTG, SIA and SUN inaugurates in Rimini: IEG takes tourism business to international markets

A crowd worthy of great occasions yesterday for the inauguration of TTG Travel Experience, SIA Hospitality Design and SUN ... Read More

Where are Luxury Collection Hotels in Saudi Arabia?

Where are Luxury Collection Hotels in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabian Assila Investments and Marriott International signed an agreement to introduce Marriott's Luxury Collection brand for the first ... Read More

In $5.5 billion blow to Boeing Russian Aeroflot cancels order for 22 Dreamliners

In $5.5 billion blow to Boeing Russian Aeroflot cancels order for 22 Dreamliners

As the grounding of the 737 MAX jet stretches into its eighth month, troubled US aerospace giant Boeing just ... Read More

Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is awarding funding to 43  cultural programs  in the Hawaiian Islands through its Kukulu ... Read More

London Heathrow Terminal 3 Arrival Hotel

London Heathrow Terminal 3 Arrival Hotel

A New Aerotel opened at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 3 Arrivals today.  eTN reported about the opening of the Aerotel ... Read More

Hays Travel to buy all 555 Thomas Cook shops, save 2,500 jobs

Hays Travel to buy all 555 Thomas Cook shops, save 2,500 jobs

In a move that could save up to 2,500 jobs, Hays Travel announced today that it is to acquire ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines switching to Airbus after deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash

Ethiopian Airlines switching to Airbus after deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash

Ethiopian Airlines is reportedly at the final stages of striking a $1.6 billion deal with European aerospace giant Airbus ... Read More

Carnival Corporation breaks ground on new cruise terminal in Sasebo, Japan

Carnival Corporation breaks ground on new cruise terminal in Sasebo, Japan

As part of a strategic partnership agreement signed in March 2018 with the city of Sasebo and MLIT Japan, ... Read More

First ever National Medal of Honor Museum will open in Arlington, Texas

First ever National Medal of Honor Museum will open in Arlington, Texas

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation announced today that, following a national search launched in October 2018, Arlington, ... Read More

Medical Tourism in Jamaica a potential but not yet

Medical Tourism in Jamaica a potential but not yet

The Government of Jamaica has identified medical tourism as one of its potential economic development sectors. People want access ... Read More

Philippines invites Taiwan for tourism investments

Philippines invites Taiwan for tourism investments

Philippines ongoing disputes with China may explain the turn the country is taking and is now looking at Taiwanese ... Read More