Tag: growth

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates
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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO
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Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish raised ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth
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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails
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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony ... Read More

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon
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First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type
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ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open
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Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House
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OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019
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Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards
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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable ... Read More

How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?
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How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

The revival of competition between Boeing and Airbus is expected to result in record delivery of the highly popular narrow-body platforms and a 9.4% year-on-year ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less
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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

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

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend celebrating ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air
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Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels
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Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision
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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America
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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development ... Read More

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours
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Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

India’s travel and integrated travel-related financial services company is fostering family bonding through travel, with specific focus on Father-Child bonding ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

‘America’s Favorite Town’ new hotel
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‘America’s Favorite Town’ new hotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

 The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International,  welcomes the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio of boutique and historic hotels that reflect their surrounding ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape
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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa
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Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Benchmark has named Donna Esparza director of sales & marketing for Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, a Benchmark Resorts & ... Read More

Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport
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Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Summer travelers have more reasons to choose Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) with Southwest Airlines' launch yesterday of nonstop ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair
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Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres stand. ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
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Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport
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Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a new ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO
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Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo
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American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections ... Read More

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May
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Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than May ... Read More