Tag: international travel

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 00:30 0

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert to the Board of Directors, ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40 0

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18 0

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:06 0

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of industry innovations at the Middle East’s ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 22:45 0

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to an average 25 percent spike ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:12 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00 0

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place ... Read More

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:54 0

Somatheeram will, once again, participate at the leading B2B travel exhibition OTDYKH Leisure, which will take place September 10-12, 2019. Held in Moscow each year, ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:46 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and Border Protection's announcement that it ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 18:35 0

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand USA’s marketing efforts are generating ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

editor editor- April 9, 2019 22:57 0

Have you heard of the JOLT Act? JOLT stands for Jobs Originated through Launching Travel. The Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy for ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:51 0

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important development in Russian travel but ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019 21:19 0

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). However, the predictive ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03 0

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23 0

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47 0

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:03 0

More than 363,000 airline passengers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in February, an increase of 2.7%, or roughly 10,000 travelers, over the ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:31 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:49 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:30 1

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:20 0

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42 0

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13 0

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, ... 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

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 02:06 0

Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau sent a tourism promotion delegation to attend Intourmarket-2019, the international travel fair taking place in Moscow from ... Read More

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 17:03 0

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia’s tourism sector following the surge in tourist arrivals to the emirate ... Read More

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