Tag: growing tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 14:19 0

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions towards urban tourism. Looking at ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group of Companies, have announced the ... Read More

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019 23:28 0

An iconic red London bus will take centre stage in the UK & Ireland area of WTM London 2019. Buyers looking to include unique tours of the ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:10 0

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the Asia Pacific, and helping spread ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20 0

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:23 0

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:52 1

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 20:25 0

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:55 0

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the ... Read More

Cebu Pacific airline to fly Shanghai – Cebu 

Cebu Pacific airline to fly Shanghai – Cebu 

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:57 0

The Philippines air carrier, Cebu Pacific, will begin regular flights between Shanghai and Cebu starting April 15, 2019 as it boosts its route network from ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:17 2

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate of ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:24 3

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research from the ... Read More

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 15:38 0

Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes of Edelweiss in Zürich and ... Read More

GMs of Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and New Yorker Hotel join Board of Hotel Association of NYC

GMs of Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and New Yorker Hotel join Board of Hotel Association of NYC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 17:15 0

The Hotel Association of New York City announced the addition of two new directors today, welcoming hospitality veterans Sam Ibrahim and Ann Peterson to its ... Read More

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

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

Statistics released by Malta’s National Statistics Office for inbound tourism for 2018 show that Malta’s popularity in the North American market is still trending. The ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 18:15 0

Exceeding its target of attracting 1 million visitors by 2018, Ras Al Khaimah reported 1,072,066 visitors from domestic and key international markets during the year. ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:35 0

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its red-light district for treating prostitutes ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59 2

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern ... Read More

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 19:45 0

According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think ‘they live in cities with ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 02:30 0

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In the north west of Lombok, ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019 23:14 0

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

editor editor- January 10, 2019 22:37 0

A new report suggests that wherever it exists, tourism places an “invisible burden” on destinations and their residents. Read More

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:30 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a diverse line-up of thought leaders, innovators and pioneers for the upcoming PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:30 0

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism on the island famous for ... Read More

Degradation of Phuket blamed on rapid development of mass tourism industry

Degradation of Phuket blamed on rapid development of mass tourism industry

editor editor- June 15, 2013 08:20 0

PHUKET, Thailand - The Senate Standing Committee on Tourism yesterday highlighted a series of issues plaguing Phuket due to the rapid development of the province ... Read More

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