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IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:10 0

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 17:34 1

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans who indicated that they would ... 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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from ... Read More

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 16:35 0

As part of the plan to further develop and expand its business in Europe, Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, Fiji has recently appointed Eva Huber ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 4

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 15:16 0

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:14 0

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s will be leased from Dubai ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 19:04 0

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, economic loss claimed not to ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 2

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53 0

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:30 0

Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41 0

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place ... Read More

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:15 0

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee's Wednesday ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32 0

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:30 0

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and a boosted bottom line. Diversity ... Read More

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 23:03 0

Spirit Airlines today unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its ... Read More

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:19 0

The European Commission and the State of Qatar initialed today an aviation agreement, the first such agreement between the EU and a partner from the ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 02:15 0

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate opportunities for leisure amid busy ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30 0

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8%  and continue growing

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:07 0

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the city’s outbound package tours in ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30 0

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with ... Read More

Airlines from 28 EU states and Qatar now have unlimited access to their respective territories

Airlines from 28 EU states and Qatar now have unlimited access to their respective territories

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 17:25 0

Today, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc, announced that the European Union and the State of Qatar have concluded negotiations for a ... Read More

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

editor editor- February 5, 2019 01:32 0

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the alliance’s strategic plan, performance monitoring, and ... Read More

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard

editor editor- January 23, 2019 09:29 0

Ever since ancient times, a lot of men chose to wear beards. Today beards are popular once again across the Western world, but at the ... Read More

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