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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Venice says no to big cruise ships

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a ... 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

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants ... Read More

Thunder from Down Under: Australia’s hottest export strikes 10-year extension with MGM Resorts

Thunder from Down Under: Australia’s hottest export strikes 10-year extension with MGM Resorts

This summer, Australia's Thunder from Down Under — the longest-running and highest-grossing male revue in the history of Las ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai ... Read More

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram will, once again, participate at the leading B2B travel exhibition OTDYKH Leisure, which will take place September 10-12, ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and ... Read More

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), ... 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

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More