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Bearded Hemingway hopefuls to vie for Look-Alike title in Key West
Cultural Travel News

Bearded Hemingway hopefuls to vie for Look-Alike title in Key West

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

It helps to have a ruddy complexion, a beard, a stocky build or any other attribute that increases a resemblance ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO
Human Rights News

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

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

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016
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UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution
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Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... Read More

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement
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Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract
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Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing
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Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?
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Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication
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Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018
Tourism News

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019
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Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth
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Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
Tourism News

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany
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UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The UK has leapt into second place worldwide as the most important source market for incoming overnights to Germany. Only ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends
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Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

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

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami
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Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. ... Read More

Thailand:  Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue
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Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic ... Read More

3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy
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3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The 3rd edition of the "Days of Latvia" was launched in Rome, in the presence of the Baltic State President, ... Read More

Hamburg Tourism wins international medical conference
Meeting Industry News

Hamburg Tourism wins international medical conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hamburg has won the bid to host the 2022 conference of the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK
Breaking Travel News

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid
Airline News

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management
Airline News

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down
Tourism News

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared ... Read More

Budapest Airport launches new winter routes
Breaking Travel News

Budapest Airport launches new winter routes

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Launching 15 new winter routes in total, Ryanair route additions will see 3 new destinations on Budapest Airport’s route map. ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
Meeting Industry News

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years
Tourism News

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

India is set to generate an incremental increase of 5.4 million visitor arrivals between 2018 and 2023, according to a ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs
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Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019
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St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros
Airline News

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens
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Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United ... Read More

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