Tag: decline

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. ... Read More

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:55 0

Ovolo Hotels, the independent, design-led hotel collection in Hong Kong and Australia, has launched a brand-new V.I.Pooch program to welcome its furriest guests in style. ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00 0

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35 0

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019 21:22 0

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have been due to a holiday? ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

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

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 20:05 0

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues surrounding Boeing’s once best-selling 737 ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 02:24 1

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” on Earth Day 2019, Professor ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest aviation hub expects to welcome ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:04 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

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

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29 3

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:10 0

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW air guest, thank you for contacting ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55 0

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... 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

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:30 0

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in this measure since August 2016—as ... Read More

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 21:25 0

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

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:15 0

Despite a 3.4-percent year-over-year increase in RevPAR in January, profit per room at UK hotels dropped by 2.6 percent due to rising costs, according to ... Read More

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

editor editor- February 26, 2019 22:36 0

In January 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported a small increase in average daily rate (ADR) but a decrease in occupancy resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:32 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 02:20 0

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat praised the country's tourism sector ... Read More

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 21:30 0

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

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05 0

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and ... Read More

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