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UK Election, Brexit & Tourism: “Ugh” summarizes how ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins feels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2019

How to tourists travel to Europe and the UK after Brexit? These are the questions many in Europe have today ... Read More

WTM: Boris, Brexit and Business Top the Agenda for Day One in London

editor editor- November 4, 2019

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, hailed the achievements of the country’s tourism industry in a welcome message to World Travel ... Read More

EU incoming chief: European Union ready for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

The European Union has completed contingency preparations for any ‘no-deal’ Brexit, the incoming head of the European Commission said on ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million ... Read More

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

American Airlines (AA) will be adding a second weekly service from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Argyle International ... Read More

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in the UK in the first four months of ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of ... Read More

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Following the release of Thomas Cook Group Half Year Results 2019, Johanna-Bonhill Smith, Associate Analyst for Travel & Tourism at ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half the ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing ... Read More

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

Despite Brexit uncertainty, Heathrow remains a bright light for the UK, with the role we play in keeping people and ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the ... Read More

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 20, 2019

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per year ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct ... Read More

Brits rush to experience Europe ahead of Brexit Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit pushed British tourists to take in EU holiday hotspots before 29th March. While ticket bookings in much-loved ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the ... Read More

Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

Madrid said on Friday it would allow British citizens living in Spain to stay on if Britain leaves the European ... Read More

Forex Trading In 2019: The Next Big Thing

editor editor- February 20, 2019

The global currency market has witnessed a number of big events in 2018. New opportunities have been unlocked for the ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Switzerland will introduce a quota system allowing Britons to come and work in the country in the event Britain crashes ... Read More

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last ... Read More

EU and UK reach post-Brexit visa-free travel agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019

The endless debate regarding the forthcoming Brexit rules between Europe and the Unite Kingdom seems to have come to a ... Read More

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

More businesses than ever before will work with Heathrow to explore new global markets and supply chain opportunities, as 11 ... Read More