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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees ... Read More

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ... Read More

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

"Obscene and vulgar ads are very frequently appearing on the IRCTC ticket booking app. This is very embarrassing and ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow ... Read More

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more ... Read More

Robert Binns named President of Air Wisconsin Airlines

Robert Binns named President of Air Wisconsin Airlines

Air Wisconsin Airlines announced that Robert (Rob) Binns has been appointed President of the airline. Rob will oversee all ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the ... Read More

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Today, United Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Linda Jojo, was recognized by the National Diversity Council ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of ... Read More

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator and one of the region’s most innovative hospitality brands, is launching ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the ... Read More

VistaJet sees animals flying up whopping 104 percent

VistaJet sees animals flying up whopping 104 percent

Emerging travel behavior trends highlight why offering solutions to provide for animals flying is increasingly important – to the ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA ... Read More

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by ... Read More

Elephant Mud Fun: Tourists can get down and dirty with friendly elephants at Bali Zoo

Elephant Mud Fun: Tourists can get down and dirty with friendly elephants at Bali Zoo

Bali Zoo introduced a grand new intimate Elephant Mud Fun half-day attraction allowing guests to get down and dirty ... Read More

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

New research has uncovered the true behaviors of travelers, which is particularly valuable for travel brands as they seek ... Read More

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

According to Grand Canyon National Park employee, Park Service officials covered up the discovery of a cache of highly ... Read More

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Conservationists from Chester Zoo have captured ‘momentous’ video footage of the elusive giant pangolin at Ziwa Rhino Ranch in ... Read More

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank ... Read More