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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:55 0

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, effective ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 05:45 0

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would have been one percentage point ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 22:24 0

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is organized in partnership with South ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:02 0

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction is expected to be completed  ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:42 0

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June 11 in New York City, Minister ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:28 0

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20 0

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:29 0

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:20 0

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo Frio in the state of ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:23 0

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit buses. The buses, which will ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31 0

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:40 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on June 17 represents a game ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 17:55 0

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer today. Earlier today, Toni Belloni, ... Read More

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 14:56 0

The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its ... Read More

Milan Bergamo to Casablanca on TUIfly Belgium

Milan Bergamo to Casablanca on TUIfly Belgium

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:07 0

Milan Bergamo Airport welcomes the arrival of its latest new airline partner as TUIfly Belgium launches a new link to Casablanca, expanding the gateway’s connectivity ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 00:15 0

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for its financial impact. On June ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 23:46 0

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended May 31, 2019. Hawaiian welcomed more ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23 0

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its ... Read More

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 20:35 0

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography (CT) security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. When fully deployed, the 3D ... Read More

Aeromexico May 2019 traffic results

Aeromexico May 2019 traffic results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:16 0

Aeromexico today reported May 2019 operational results. Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 777 thousand passengers in May; a 2.6% year-on-year decrease. International passenger numbers decreased ... Read More

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:38 0

Volaris is the low-cost airline operating in Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported May 2019 and preliminary year to date traffic results. In ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44 0

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 01:04 0

Air Canada today inaugurated a new, non-stop service between Montreal and Raleigh, North Carolina. This morning's departure of Air Canada flight AC8178 marks the beginning ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 00:35 0

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

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:00 0

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on Senegal’s west coast, a paradise ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 17:49 0

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral Finland in 2035. As part ... Read More

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 07:49 0

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened Yunnan Cambrian Town Happy World. ... Read More

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