Tag: global economic

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

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

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

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

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 44th President of the United ... Read More