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

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

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

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

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

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, ... Read More

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

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

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

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation ... 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

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

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in ... 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

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease ... 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

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved ... 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

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, ... 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

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

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

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

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

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

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

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

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW ... Read More

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

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

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

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas ... 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

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

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

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

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

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

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

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

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

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

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

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

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