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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019 00:52 0

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million to 2.027 million. Overseas visitors ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:11 0

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award as Joachim König, Managing Director ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00 0

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... 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

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42 0

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01 0

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:20 0

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

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 16:40 0

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 Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 17:20 3

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, will be a guest of honor ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:38 0

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018. ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 18:20 0

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, in partnership with China Eastern ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15 0

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:20 3

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25 0

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:15 0

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared ... Read More

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 05:30 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change today showcased how the travel and tourism sector can take steps towards carbon neutrality ... Read More

IMEX Group: Leveraging assets set to dominate 2019

IMEX Group: Leveraging assets set to dominate 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 05:41 0

2018 has been the year when interest in live events, experiential activities, women in leadership, mental wellbeing and robots skyrocketed. In 2019, IMEX Group expects ... Read More

US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains

US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 07:20 0

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in October, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... Read More

Recession weighs down on hotel property values. Are we out of it yet?

Recession weighs down on hotel property values. Are we out of it yet?

editor editor- August 24, 2009 07:28 0

Since the economic downturn, there’s no doubt that hotel values have dropped, and in some cases, plummeted in the past year. Read More

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