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Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019
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Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California
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United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The expansion of air service at Ontario International Airport (ONT), in Southern California, continues today with the United Airlines nonstop ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... 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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally
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Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries
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ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate
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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion
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Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022
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Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half the ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable
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Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market
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German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October
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Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

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

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday
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IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue
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Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast
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FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace
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Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
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Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

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

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018
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GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018
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ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected
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Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the ... Read More

Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation
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Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks
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1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean ... Read More

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April
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Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023
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Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to ... Read More

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery
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WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

International travel outperforming economic growth
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International travel outperforming economic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again ... Read More

2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named
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2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.6 billion expected to be spent for the holiday this ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
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Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

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

Halal tourism is one of industry’s fastest-growing sectors
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Halal tourism is one of industry’s fastest-growing sectors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Halal-friendly travel is one of the world’s fastest-growing travel sectors. Halal tourism is a subcategory of tourism which is geared ... Read More

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