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Mexico advances in global competitiveness

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has improved 13 positions in the last 2 years in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report.

US airlines deliver improved on-time performance, record baggage handling

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the ninth consecutive month, U.S.

Philipinne domestic tourism up 12.28 percent

MANILA, Philippines — There has been a marked improvement in domestic tourism, mainly due to the efforts of municipalities in promoting their tourist destinations.

Korea’s tourism industry has to improve

Now that the Koreans’ excitement over Pyeongchang’s successful Winter Olympics bid has calmed, the country’s largest business lobby has taken a hard look at Korea’s tourism infrastructure.

UN: Ethiopia and Tanzania significantly improve investment climate

The United Nations trade body says Ethiopia and Tanzania have made significant progress in improving their investment climate, while Rwanda, Viet Nam, Argentina and Costa Rica have taken steps to clar

Airline performance improves for third consecutive year

For the third consecutive year, the performance of the nation's leading carriers improved, according to the 21st annual national Airline Quality Rating.

IATA urges improvement of Africa’s aviation safety

LAGOS, Nigeria – the International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged increased emphasis on safety and infrastructure improvements as the top priority for African aviation during the Association

Canadian air transport and tourism need to get competitive

IATA has called on the Canadian government to improve the country’s global competitiveness in air transport, travel and tourism by working with industry to address issues of taxation and regulation,

US hotel outlook continues as expected

ATLANTA - The recovery of the U.S. lodging industry continues to improve, buoyed by a sustained expansion in the demand for hotel rooms across the country.

Cayman Islands aim to enhance tourist experience

Following the news that cruise ship calls to Grand Cayman will be cut by twenty five percent next year the department of tourism has announced plans for an enhanced experience at the port.

Mauritius tourism recovers, revenues up 8.5%

PORT LOUIS - Tourism revenues in Mauritius rose by 8.5 percent in the six months to June, boosted by a jump in visitor numbers from Asia, official data showed on Wednesday.

Passengers have no shortage of service improvement ideas

Passenger rights groups cheered last year when the Transportation Department adopted fines for airlines that leave passengers stranded on delayed flights for more than three hours.

Referendum to help Kenya improve its image in international tourism markets

The peaceful referendum process in which Kenyans voted in favour of the new Constitution should help the country improve its image in international markets and consolidate gains made in the tourism se

Air France-KLM flies into the black as cargo and passenger traffic...

PARIS (Dow Jones)--Air France-KLM (AF.FR) reported Tuesday it swung to a better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter net profit due to recovering cargo and passenger traffic and a one-time EUR1 billion

Indian government to introduce legislation to improve airline safety

NEW DELHI - The Indian government will introduce legislation to strengthen Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to improve airline safety mechanism in the aftermath of the Air India plane cras

IATA: Airline finances rebounded strongly in Q1

GENEVA - Airline finances rebounded strongly in the first quarter of this year, as a strong increase in cargo and passenger demand far outweighed extra capacity from new planes, the industry associati

100-300M ringgit profit targeted by Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is targeting a profit of 100 million to 300 million ringgit in 2010, which would mark an improvement in operating terms from 2009, CEO Tengku Azmil Aziz said on Wednesday.

Caribbean tourism looking toward an improvement in 2010

SAN JUAN - After taking a flogging last year, the Caribbean tourism industry is looking toward an improvement in 2010 despite concerns about a British-imposed environmental tax and crime against touri

Thai tourism improves though operators still wary of political unrest

It appears that Thailand's tourist sector has improved this summer due to an increase in foreign arrivals, but operators remain wary of any political unrest that could drag the sector down again.

US airlines continue on-time improvement in February

The US airlines' on-time performance is off to a promising start in 2009, as recently trimmed capacity is leading to faster turnarounds at gates.

Tourists flocking to Bethlehem, Jericho

The Tourism Ministry reported on Sunday that according to information gathered by the Civil Administration in the West Bank, some 1,123,000 tourists visited the Palestinian towns of Bethlehem and Jeri

Improve air travel, TIA tells candidates

The Travel Industry Association (TIA) has called on presidential candidates to issue detailed plans of how they would improve air travel in the country.The organization said it would lead a broader discussion on the need for reforms in the industry and is seeking cooperation from Senators Clinton, McCain and Obama.

$20M going to improve airport eateries

More than $20 million in restaurant improvements are arriving at Honolulu International Airport at a time of bankruptcies and other turbulence in the airline industry.Officials hope the upgrades encourage travelers to spend more time and money at the airport and leave with a better impression.

Middle East needs to do more to accommodate tourism for the...

Middle East tour operators, travel agents, hotels and governmental bodies need to do significantly more to accommodate the needs of the visually impaired tourism market, which currently represents 161 million people worldwide, according to a specialist in tourism for the blind.