Tag: Central America

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

American Airlines adds flights to the South

American Airlines adds flights to the South

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:40 0

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever to get somewhere warm. Two ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

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

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 01:15 0

Building on WestJet's position as Calgary's largest air carrier, the airline began its new nonstop flight between Portland International Airport (PDX) and Calgary International Airport ... Read More

Volaris: Passenger demand continues to be strong

Volaris: Passenger demand continues to be strong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:03 0

Volaris, a low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported their preliminary year to date traffic results. In March 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 13.5% vs last ... Read More

US citizen international departures up 6% in 2018

US citizen international departures up 6% in 2018

editor editor- April 4, 2019 02:47 0

U.S. air travel to overseas markets totaled 41.8 million, up nine percent for the year. Regional results were: Europe, 17.7 million travelers, up 12 percent Caribbean, 8.3 million ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53 0

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today ... Read More

Travel professionals take over Javits

Travel professionals take over Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 2, 2019 21:04 0

If you happened to walk by the Javits Convention Center in January, you would have found thousands of travel professionals dashing to and from dozens ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:52 0

Passengers flying with UNIGLOBE Premium Travel in Costa Rica now have free access to the newest airport lounge at Juan Santamaria International Airport, also known ... Read More

Accor expands its luxury hotel portfolio in North and Central America

Accor expands its luxury hotel portfolio in North and Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 18:10 0

Accor announced the continued expansion of its luxury portfolio in the North and Central American region with the introduction of the vibrant and playful SO/ ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25 0

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 16:06 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the construction of a hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line, in Toronto, the largest city in Canada and ... Read More

FCM Ends 2018 on a High After Winning World’s Leading Travel Management Company Trophy for 8th Year Running

FCM Ends 2018 on a High After Winning World’s Leading Travel Management Company Trophy for 8th Year Running

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 11:43 1

FCM Travel Solutions, which has a presence in over 95 countries globally, is ending 2018 on a high after being named the World’s Leading Travel ... Read More

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 07:20 0

The Honduras Institute of Tourism (IHT) announced today its newest tourism campaign that showcases the broad diversity of the country and all it offers international ... Read More

Number of US tourists to Central America growing

Number of US tourists to Central America growing

editor editor- August 30, 2012 06:46 0

The latest numbers from the US government’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industry (OTTI) show that overseas travel by Americans is growing in in all ... Read More

Central America declares 2012 the Year of Sustainable Tourism

Central America declares 2012 the Year of Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- December 27, 2011 05:04 0

Central America will attend FITUR 2012 in order to inaugurate its Year of Sustainable Tourism, an initiative set up by the Heads of State and ... Read More

Honduras reinstated in Organization of American States

Honduras reinstated in Organization of American States

editor editor- June 3, 2011 03:17 0

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the reinstatement of Honduras into the Organization of American States (OAS), which had expelled the Central American nation two years ... Read More

El Salvador highlights importance of tourism in fighting poverty

El Salvador highlights importance of tourism in fighting poverty

editor editor- February 14, 2011 02:32 0

The Permanent Executive Committee of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development ( CEPCIDI ) of the Organization of American States ( OAS ) today welcomed ... Read More

Grace Hotels to open Grace Panama

Grace Hotels to open Grace Panama

editor editor- December 23, 2010 03:46 0

LONDON - Grace Hotels Group, the luxury boutique hotels group has begun its expansion into Central America. Read More

Belize’s low-key tempo and stunning natural habitats

Belize’s low-key tempo and stunning natural habitats

editor editor- May 14, 2010 07:47 0

My first evening perched in a treetop resort in the jungles of Belize was rudely disturbed by a long, strange, and ear-splitting sound. Read More

Oneworld Alliance welcomes Mexicana on board

Oneworld Alliance welcomes Mexicana on board

editor editor- November 10, 2009 04:28 0

At midnight tonight, Mexicana will become part of oneworld, adding Mexico and Central America's leading airline to the world's leading quality airline alliance. Read More

World Travel Awards North and Central America winners unveiled

World Travel Awards North and Central America winners unveiled

editor editor- September 23, 2009 03:42 0

Cozumel, Europcar, Anthony Travel, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and Mexicana were among the companies who triumphed during the World Travel Awards North and Central America ... Read More

Mexicana airline will join oneworld alliance

Mexicana airline will join oneworld alliance

editor editor- September 22, 2009 05:01 0

Beginning November 10, 2009, Mexico and Central America's leading airline Mexicana, will become part of the oneworld® alliance. Read More

Copa Airlines is named ‘Best Airline’ in Central America and the Caribbean by Skytrax

Copa Airlines is named ‘Best Airline’ in Central America and the Caribbean by Skytrax

editor editor- September 9, 2008 02:40 0

PANAMA CITY - Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., has been named "Best Airline" in Central America and the Caribbean for the fifth consecutive ... Read More

Central America receives technical equipment for its tourism activities

Central America receives technical equipment for its tourism activities

editor editor- July 16, 2008 06:01 0

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The Ministry of Tourism of El Salvador (MITUR), through the Salvadoran Tourism Corporation (CORSATUR), this morning signed the donation certificate ... Read More

Ministers of Tourism from Central America and the Caribbean aim to boost the world cruise industry

Ministers of Tourism from Central America and the Caribbean aim to boost the world cruise industry

editor editor- April 11, 2008 02:27 0

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Tourism Secretary Rodolfo Elizondo Torres opened the "Challenges and Opportunities in the Cruise Industry in Mexico and Central America" seminar, ... Read More

American Airlines puts select Central and South American destinations on sale

American Airlines puts select Central and South American destinations on sale

editor editor- February 5, 2008 04:25 0

FORT WORTH, Texas - Here's a noteworthy item from the Department of Interesting Facts: No U.S. airline flies to more destinations (25) in Central and ... Read More

Central America to Promote Tourism Resources Jointly in the United States

Central America to Promote Tourism Resources Jointly in the United States

editor editor- January 15, 2008 03:02 0

San Salvador, El Salvador - At the close Friday, January 11, of the 71st Meeting of the Central American Council of Tourism (CCT), held in ... Read More

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