Tag: differences

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
Airport news

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

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

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans
Tourism News

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

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

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe
People in Travel & Tourism

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

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

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace
People in Travel & Tourism

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

editor editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

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

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator
Airline News

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
Meeting Industry News

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

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

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times
Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart
Travel Destination

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
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Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

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

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion
Meeting Industry News

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

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

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney
Airline News

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

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

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children
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Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City
Travel Destination

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

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

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
Cultural Travel News

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

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

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

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the alliance’s ... Read More

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard
India Travel News

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard

editor editor- January 23, 2019

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

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?
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What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is ... Read More

Spirit of Hospitality Masters Class takes service to new level
Hospitality Industry News

Spirit of Hospitality Masters Class takes service to new level

editor editor- January 15, 2019

A two-day Spirit of Hospitality Masters Class was designed specifically for senior managers and supervisors at the Putahracsa Resort. Read More

India – Qatar Culture Year 2019: What Qatar Airways is doing?
Airport news

India – Qatar Culture Year 2019: What Qatar Airways is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019

Tourism is a major part of the ongoing Qatar- India Culture Year. Qatar Airways knows the importance for their business ... Read More

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019
Cruise Industry News

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

Fancy escaping the harsh winter with a lush tropical cruise getaway? Good news: prices for many cruises in January 2019 ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!
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Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment
Tourism Investment News

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the ... Read More

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