Tag: decline

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 18:25 0

The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets to Dominica, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 21:20 0

Hotels in Europe suffered a 2.7-percent year-on-year decline in profit per room in December, yet still, annual GOPPAR rose 9.2 percent, marking a second consecutive ... Read More

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:56 2

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2018 with modest increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR), and a small decrease in occupancy. Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16 0

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

Could going paperless be bad for tourism?

Could going paperless be bad for tourism?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:30 0

It’s safe to say, in this day and age, most travelers begin their pre-trip destination planning online. But once they arrive in-destination, how will they ... Read More

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 18:25 0

Demand from the commercial segment accounted for more than 40 percent of accommodated roomnights in November and helped fuel a 5.2-percent year-on-year increase in profit ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA

New passenger record achieved at FRA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019 08:13 0

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the airport's history. Compared to 2017, traffic ... Read More

Good news for Cape Town Tourism at CITA

Good news for Cape Town Tourism at CITA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019 22:38 0

Cape Town International Airport (CTIA), had 2.6 million passengers last year, way os a 9.6 percent growth from 2017. This was  despite the drought and ... Read More

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 00:25 0

Building on October’s GOPPAR gains, UK hotels successfully produced a second consecutive month of profit growth in November, positioning hotels in the region to achieve ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05 0

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files Read More

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 3, 2019 01:03 0

There is little doubt that the tourism industry is facing some interesting and challenging times. Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 16:30 0

As the Caribbean tourism sector prepares to welcome the New Year, we look forward to 2019 with a sense of optimism, excitement and much hope. ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08 0

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53 0

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat growth

Hawaii hotels: Flat growth

editor editor- December 21, 2018 21:41 0

Hawaii hotels statewide reported no growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR) Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures  November 2018: Growth Trend Continues

Fraport Traffic Figures November 2018: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 21:24 0

Frankfurt Airport welcomed around 5.24 million passengers in November 2018, a growth of 4.7 percent year-on-year. This development was driven by European traffic (up 6.1 ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion ... Read More

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 23:14 0

Fly Dubai is awaiting delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX, the same aircraft that just had a deadly crash when a Lion Air B737 MAX ... Read More

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 07:30 1

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.3% ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:30 0

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also ... Read More

Profit slide continues for Middle East & North Africa hotels

Profit slide continues for Middle East & North Africa hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 09:10 0

Waning revenues and rising costs have conspired to hobble profit per room at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa, as GOPPAR in the ... Read More

New Zealand’s tourist spending hits 12-year low

New Zealand’s tourist spending hits 12-year low

editor editor- February 19, 2013 05:55 0

The high New Zealand dollar has been partly blamed for a sharp dip in international visitor spending to its lowest level since 2001. Read More

Foreign tourist arrivals to Kerala plummet

Foreign tourist arrivals to Kerala plummet

editor editor- October 26, 2012 07:06 0

KOTTAYAM, India - A sharp decline in arrival of foreign tourists to Kerala is causing concern in the tourism industry. The declining trend that started ... Read More

Number of Chinese visitors to Vietnam drops

Number of Chinese visitors to Vietnam drops

editor editor- September 10, 2012 06:24 0

HANOI, Vietnam - The number of Chinese tourists visiting Vietnam in the January-August period dropped by 9.7% from the same period last year, and arrivals ... Read More

Fare war with Virgin Australia takes toll on Qantas’ yield

Fare war with Virgin Australia takes toll on Qantas’ yield

editor editor- July 3, 2012 08:12 0

Qantas has suffered its first monthly decline in yields from both its domestic and international operations in more than two years, in a further sign ... Read More

Egyptian tourism plunges 32 percent in 2011

Egyptian tourism plunges 32 percent in 2011

editor editor- December 31, 2011 06:46 0

The number of tourists who visited Egypt in 2011 was one-third less than in 2010, Egypt's Tourism Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said on Thursday. Read More

Tunisia: “Revolution” over, economy battered, tourism down 40 percent

Tunisia: “Revolution” over, economy battered, tourism down 40 percent

editor editor- December 26, 2011 07:55 0

TUNIS, Tunisia - After a year featuring regime collapse, cabinet reshuffles, strikes, a tourism drop-off and a degree of instability, the state of Tunisia's economy ... Read More

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