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How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29 0

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% ... Read More

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 02:06 0

Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau sent a tourism promotion delegation to attend Intourmarket-2019, the international travel fair taking place in Moscow from ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25 0

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace ... Read More

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:10 0

WTA members include national tourism associations, influential tourism enterprises, academic institutes and other institutions from around the world. Messe Berlin, which is among the top ... Read More

Aeromexico grounds its Boeing 737 MAX fleet after deadly crash

Aeromexico grounds its Boeing 737 MAX fleet after deadly crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 03:35 0

Mexico's top airline has grounded its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, following in the footsteps of China and other countries that have fully or ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 22:30 0

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest aerospace group plummeting 12 percent ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:30 0

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, among them 32 Kenyans, 18 ... Read More

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:03 0

A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7 percent from the previous year, the Ministry of Culture ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 17:15 0

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of Finland, has attracted €15 billion ... Read More

Four Seasons Pop Down is coming to Hong Kong

Four Seasons Pop Down is coming to Hong Kong

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 02:09 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced that Four Seasons Pop Down Hong Kong, the fourth in a global series of immersive events, will arrive in ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 14:15 0

According to the joint report by the China Tourism Academy and Online Travel Service giant Ctrip, number of outbound Chinese tourists reached 71.3 million in ... Read More

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 19:15 0

China-developed MA700 turboprop aircraft has entered the trial-manufacturing and test phase, state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) announced today. The first MA700 is expected ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24 0

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the ... Read More

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:20 0

Numerous celebrity figures will be present at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin. This year, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier will ... Read More

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 16:30 0

Chinese airline has filed a lawsuit against a passenger who threw coins into the engine of the airplane "for good luck". As the passenger admitted ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04 0

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:36 0

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors from China, according to major ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:29 2

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this ... Read More

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 15:16 0

Moderate growth at a high level: that’s a short summary of Cologne’s successful tourism year 2018. After very positive growth in 2017 and a weaker ... Read More

Qatar Airways hosts exclusive fashion show on board Qatar Executive G650 jet

Qatar Airways hosts exclusive fashion show on board Qatar Executive G650 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 19:22 0

To celebrate this year’s Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), Qatar Airways hosted a stylish fashion show on board its state-of-the-art G650 private jet. The ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 18:20 0

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, in partnership with China Eastern ... Read More

New President named by Wyndham to RCI Exchanges

New President named by Wyndham to RCI Exchanges

editor editor- February 22, 2019 01:03 0

Wyndham Destinations, a vacation ownership and exchange company, has announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as President, RCI® Exchanges. Most recently serving as CEO of ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:20 0

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors claimed to have been chopped ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:47 0

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all their waste out with them.” ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:15 0

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It showcases the most popular worldwide cruise ... Read More

Buddhist World Peace Center Opens in USA

Buddhist World Peace Center Opens in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:05 0

The Fernwood Hotel and Conference Center in Pennsylvania, USA has been transformed into a Buddhist ‘World Peace Center’. The new owners want this to be a place the ... Read More

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20 0

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:25 0

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

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019 06:32 0

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer as a China retaliates. China ... Read More

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