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Amatterra Jamaica inks deal with Marriott International for first Marriott all-inclusive resort in Jamaica

Amatterra Jamaica inks deal with Marriott International for first Marriott all-inclusive resort in Jamaica

The architects of Jamaica’s largest integrated tourism real estate development, the Keith and Paula Russell led Amaterra Jamaica Group, ... Read More

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates' first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Vietnam with new hotels and resorts

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Vietnam with new hotels and resorts

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to expand its portfolio in Vietnam with a series of new hotels, resorts and ... Read More

Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv

Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv

As Israel prepares to host the second Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS), part of the International Hotel Investment Forum ... Read More

Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan

Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) helped to strengthen friendship ties with the small Japanese coastal city of Karatsu from ... Read More

Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners

Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners

The Cypriot authorities have announced the launch of a program of the revocation of state passports that were issued ... Read More

African Tourism Board applauds IATA address to the African Airline Association

African Tourism Board applauds IATA address to the African Airline Association

“Across the African continent, the promise and potential of aviation is rich. Already it supports USD 55.8 billion in ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala positioned as an African Leader: Cemented

Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala positioned as an African Leader: Cemented

The African Tourism Board cemented Kenya's Tourism Minister standing as a long year recognized African tourism leader last week ... Read More

A tourist Island considered high risk to be eaten by a shark

A tourist Island considered high risk to be eaten by a shark

The French Island of Reunion, located in the Indian Ocean has now become a high-risk location for shark encounters. ... Read More

Geoffrey Lipman joins Honors Circle African Tourism Board

Geoffrey Lipman joins Honors Circle African Tourism Board

Professor Geoffrey Lipman accepted to join the Honors Circle and Advisory Board of the African Tourism Board (ATB) The ... Read More

All smiles after ITIC in London concluded

All smiles after ITIC in London concluded

A week of high profile Travel and Tourism Events concluded in London last week. Among them the International Investment ... Read More

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India's low-cost airline SpiceJet has announced plans to set up its first international hub at Ras Al Khaimah International ... Read More

Look no further than Sandals Resorts? More to a CNN report…

Look no further than Sandals Resorts? More to a CNN report…

Want a luxury, all-inclusive vacation experience in Jamaica? Look no further than Sandals Resorts. This is the message CNN ... Read More

Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October

Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October

October was a landmark month for Airbus in terms of new business, with orders logged for 415 new commercial ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International to debut in Thailand with four new hotels

Swiss-Belhotel International to debut in Thailand with four new hotels

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to make its debut in Thailand, as the company’s expansion plans continue to gather ... Read More

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific orders 16 Airbus A330neo jets

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific orders 16 Airbus A330neo jets

Cebu Pacific (CEB), a carrier based in the Philippines, has signed a firm order with Airbus for 16 long-range ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett calls for investment beyond hotel rooms

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett calls for investment beyond hotel rooms

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has made a call for investment in the tourism industry to go ... Read More

Korean Airlines new approach to communicate safety

Korean Airlines new approach to communicate safety

In-flight safety videos are required to present necessary safety information such as luggage storage, items banned during the flight, ... Read More

Mackay Tourism back on track

Mackay Tourism back on track

MACKAY Tourism in Australia has good news. For the three years leading up to the 2018/19 financial year, Mackay ... Read More

“Powerful” was the verdict for a first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference in London

“Powerful” was the verdict for a first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference in London

The first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference  (ITIC) was a powerful day, and a proud day for ... Read More

Ovolo Group expands to Bali with Kuta Beach hotel purchase

Ovolo Group expands to Bali with Kuta Beach hotel purchase

Ovolo Group announced the purchase today of the Citadines Kuta Beach Bali, the group's first property outside Hong Kong ... Read More

The international tourism and investment is ongoing at the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel

The international tourism and investment is ongoing at the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel

Data presented by WTTC shows the top 10 countries in Africa for inbound tourism: South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, ... Read More

All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM

All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM

A new all-star global conference - the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) – is about to start in London. ... Read More

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has announced that it will add Airbus A321XLR to its fleet, with a firm order for ... Read More

Rapidly-growing passenger traffic: San Jose Airport adds 900 parking spaces

Rapidly-growing passenger traffic: San Jose Airport adds 900 parking spaces

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) was approved by the San Jose City Council to expand its public parking ... Read More

World’s first Thai Carnival Theme Park opens in Phuket

World’s first Thai Carnival Theme Park opens in Phuket

Phuket FantaSea celebrated the grand opening of the world's first Thai Carnival Theme Park in Thailand. Built with a ... Read More

Southern African Development Community Tourism Program approved

Southern African Development Community Tourism Program approved

The Joint Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Environment, Natural Resources, and Tourism from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ... Read More

Barcelona tourist very worried

Barcelona tourist very worried

Riots, the Thomas Cook bankruptcy Spain’s tourist industry has another problem, Barcelona,. The Catalonian city is the most popular ... Read More

Keeping Philippine tourism safe: Tourism Police on Luzon Island

Keeping Philippine tourism safe: Tourism Police on Luzon Island

Baguio, on the Philippines’ Luzon island, is a mountain town of universities and resorts. Called the “City of Pines,” ... Read More

Kazakhstan Tourism Development: An out of the box approach

Kazakhstan Tourism Development: An out of the box approach

Kazakhstan sees chances in inbound medical tourism, social tourism, hunting tourism and tourism infrastructure. The introduction of a tax-free ... Read More

North Korean Tourism: Does it violate UN Sanctions ?

North Korean Tourism: Does it violate UN Sanctions ?

Mount Kumgang or the Kumgang Mountains are a mountain/mountain range, with a 1,638-metre-high Birobong peak, in Kangwon-do, North Korea. ... Read More

Airbus takes new A220 jet on Pacific region tour

Airbus takes new A220 jet on Pacific region tour

Airbus has launched an extensive tour of the Pacific region to showcase the A220, its latest family member. The ... Read More

Tourism promotion and hotel tax: Is that an oxymoron?

Tourism promotion and hotel tax: Is that an oxymoron?

Adding a hotel tax onto bills seems to be the way to go if funding is needed for tourism ... Read More

Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights

Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights

Malaysia-based AirAsia, the largest low-cost airline in Asia and the 13th in the world, is planning to launch direct ... Read More

Czech Airlines orders 4 Airbus A220 jets, upsizes 3 A320neo to A321XLR

Czech Airlines orders 4 Airbus A220 jets, upsizes 3 A320neo to A321XLR

Czech Airlines has ordered four Airbus A220-300 aircraft and opted for additional range by upsizing a previous order for ... Read More

Hamad International Airport targets over 60 million passengers annually

Hamad International Airport targets over 60 million passengers annually

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase to an international audience of real estate ... Read More