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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 16:06 0

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

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 19:40 0

The expansion of air service at Ontario International Airport (ONT), in Southern California, continues today with the United Airlines nonstop flights serving Houston's George Bush ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 19:50 0

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 travel due to the timing ... 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 08:01 0

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

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:10 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:05 1

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

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

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

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:01 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:20 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40 0

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

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

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

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

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

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:04 0

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

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019 21:22 0

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

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

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

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

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 08:08 0

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

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11 0

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20 1

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 20:05 0

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues surrounding Boeing’s once best-selling 737 ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:23 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, which ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation

Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:45 0

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 20, 2019 22:47 0

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

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:14 0

In 2018, the Greek Travel & Tourism sector grew at a rate of 6.9% - over three and a half times the pace of its ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15 0

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

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:30 0

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February ... Read More

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