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Singapore Air and China Southern give Qantas run for its money

Qantas faces twin challenges from Asia this week as Singapore Airlines' low-cost offshoot Scoot launches flights to Sydney and China Southern cranks up its "Canton Route" to London.

Tourism in Solomon Islands facing major challenges

(eTN) SOLOMON ISLANDS - Solomon Islands’ Ministry of Culture and Tourism, in collaboration with the World Bank, officially launch its Tourism Impediments Diagnostic Report this week in the capital H

Life through the lens of a cultural navigator

The recent volcanic chaos over the skies of Europe was a jolting reminder of our society’s dependence on air travel, accustomed as we are to jet off to far-flung lands.

UNWTO activities at ITB 2010: challenges for the tourism sector in...

2010 is expected to be a year of transformation.

Communities and tourism – the challenges and rewards

Many tourism destinations in Africa are portrayed in the western media as raking in the dollars and euros with little of that income reaching the communities near their beach resorts and wildlife park

Big challenges ahead for South Africa’s airlines

Johannesburg — AT A time when airline executives remind us virtually daily that the industry is facing a crisis of unprecedented proportions, South African airlines have been surprisingly profitable

Surviving the challenges afflicting the hospitality industry

Managing director at the Carl Marks Real Estate Group LLC, Martin Schiffman, will discuss how participants in the hospitality industry can survive current economic challenges during hotel conferences

Caribbean governments not grasping enormity of challenges facing tourism

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) warned hoteliers that many governments in the region still seem not to grasp the enormity of the challenges facing tourism.

How the travel and tourism industry should respond to swine flu...

The recent arrival of swine flu has once again proven the validity of Talcott Parson's famous statement that "Society is an integrated system of social structures and functions." Tourism professionals

Challenges ahead for global hospitality industry

Global hotel markets are expected to continue to feel pressure from contracting economies and reduced leisure and business travel across much of the world in 2009.

Hotel industry – quo vadis?

BERLIN - As a result of the current crisis, global changes in travel and investment behavior are once again challenging the hotel sector in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to take a clear stand

UNWTO activities at FITUR 2009

MADRID, Spain -­ Providing the tourism sector with the necessary tools to help overcome the current economic situation is among UNWTO's increased response efforts.

American Airlines tackles current challenges head on

Gerard Arpey, chairman and chief executive officer of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., said today that the world's largest airline continues to tackle "head on" the challenges of record fuel prices and economic concerns and is much better positioned than it was several years ago to manage through the current industry uncertainty.

Change taking place, but not quick enough’

KOCHI: “Governments across the world should shift their focus from growth to yield to carry forward the agenda of Responsible Tourism (RT),” says Harold Goodwin, Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism, Leeds Metropolitan University.