Tag: international travel

COVID-19: Global risk levels and international travel advice
Travel Safety & Emergencies

COVID-19: Global risk levels and international travel advice

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic on 11 March. The outbreak has had a ... Read More

Canada’s Swoop suspends all international flights
Airline News

Canada’s Swoop suspends all international flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost carrier owned by WestJet, is altering its international operations to help with the global efforts ... Read More

King of Spain signals strong support for UNWTO’s tourism ambitions
Travel Associations News

King of Spain signals strong support for UNWTO’s tourism ambitions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for a special gala dinner in Madrid ... Read More

Germany’s outbound tourism on the rise
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Germany’s outbound tourism on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

Despite Germany’s already high volume in outbound trips, the figures have grown by a further two percent. Following a slump ... Read More

Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals
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Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

The expectations of the Cuban authorities that at least 5 million tourists will visit the island in 2019 did not ... Read More

IMEX CEO: For 2020, we’re looking on the bright side of life
Travel Associations News

IMEX CEO: For 2020, we’re looking on the bright side of life

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019

“It’s been a turbulent year for the world in general and for so many of our exhibitors. In the past ... Read More

WTTC: North America contributes 25% to global Travel & Tourism GDP
Travel Associations News

WTTC: North America contributes 25% to global Travel & Tourism GDP

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, today released its comprehensive ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism’s growth strengthens its potential to contribute to sustainable development
Travel Associations News

UNWTO: Tourism’s growth strengthens its potential to contribute to sustainable development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew by a further 4% between January and September of 2019, the latest issue of the UNWTO ... Read More

Surging US leisure travel carries weak business and international segments
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Surging US leisure travel carries weak business and international segments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

According to the US Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI), travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% ... Read More

US travel market share to continue decline through 2023
Tourism News

US travel market share to continue decline through 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

Sluggish demand for overseas travel to the U.S. will sustain the trend of the country falling behind international travel growth ... Read More

DHS wants mandatory airport facial recognition scans for all Americans
Airline News

DHS wants mandatory airport facial recognition scans for all Americans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is lobbying for a change to the current rules covering all Americans entering or ... Read More

Will DNA travel become the next big thing?
Cultural Travel News

Will DNA travel become the next big thing?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

There are many reasons to travel and retracing the footsteps of your ancestors is becoming a more popular reason. Many ... Read More

International tourism continues to grow in 2019
International Visitor News

International tourism continues to grow in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019

As in previous years international tourism continues to grow in 2019, though not quite as strongly as before. During the ... Read More

Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019
Airline News

Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for October 2019, recorded 83.3% load factor in ... Read More

10 best travel destinations for solo escape over the holidays
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10 best travel destinations for solo escape over the holidays

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but the holiday season is also filled with undue stress. And ... Read More

Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds
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Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

More than half of  Russian holidaymakers postponed or skipped their trip this year due to financial problems, Russian RIA Novosti ... Read More

Brazil expands its air network, aims to attract more foreign visitors in 2020
Airline News

Brazil expands its air network, aims to attract more foreign visitors in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

Brazil is emerging as an alternative for generating new tourism businesses in 2020, in terms of attracting foreign visitors. The ... Read More

Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties
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Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

According to Japanese news sources, more than 30% of regular flights between Japan and South Korea have been canceled since ... Read More

New air service makes island of St. Helena accessible to more American travelers
Airline News

New air service makes island of St. Helena accessible to more American travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

New flights are making it easier for curious Americans to visit one of the world's most off-the-beaten-track destinations - the ... Read More

Asian exhibitors set to make a splash at WTM London 2019
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Asian exhibitors set to make a splash at WTM London 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

Exhibitors from Asia will once again flock to WTM London 2019 – the event where ideas arrive – bringing fresh ... Read More

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion
Cruise Industry News

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Traveling by sea throughout Australia is becoming a popular past time for the domestic travelers. As a result, cruise operators ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainable Tourism Observatories monitoring tourism impact at destination level
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UNWTO: Sustainable Tourism Observatories monitoring tourism impact at destination level

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

The World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) welcomed more than 100 experts to its global ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport: New winter schedule features 259 destinations worldwide
Airline News

Frankfurt Airport: New winter schedule features 259 destinations worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

On October 27, Frankfurt Airport’s new winter schedule will become effective – in tandem with the end of daylight saving ... Read More

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service
Airline News

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, hosted an exclusive reception at the Palazzo Clerici, the spectacular Baroque ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland
Travel Associations News

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s new ... Read More

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market
International Visitor News

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

Trips abroad from Asia are continuing to increase. After surging by seven percent in 2018, during the first eight months ... Read More

International air travel still booming
Airline News

International air travel still booming

editor editor- September 28, 2019

For the first eight months of 2019 (Jan-Aug), international departures were 4.9% up on the equivalent period last year. Even ... Read More

IMEX America… “the cornerstone of the work we do”
Meeting Industry News

IMEX America… “the cornerstone of the work we do”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 12, 2019

Exhibitors and buyers alike on day 3 of IMEX America report business success, whether it involves closing deals or getting ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
International Visitor News

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

Templestay: a unique experience in Korea
Breaking Travel News

Templestay: a unique experience in Korea

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Have you ever dreamed of getting away from your busy lives? Do you want to know how to really love ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love
Travel Destination

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together
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U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

editor editor- June 4, 2019

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
Tourism News

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
Luxury Travel News

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More