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Ukraine to launch dedicated tourism development agency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Ukraine's State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Artem Bidenko, announced that Ukrainian dedicated tourism development agency ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

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

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half the ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and ... Read More

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched Hong Kong - Phu Quoc route, making it the first airline to operate the ... Read More

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The number of airline passengers who traveled through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased by more than 5% last ... Read More

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces Marriott International across the United States as the official ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the ... Read More

Tourists are cashing in on Argentina’s economic woes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

International travelers are flocking to Argentina, taking advantage of the poorly performing peso to boost the value of their holiday ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

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

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, ... Read More

Attending an Indian Wedding: A niche tourism opportunity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

Indian weddings are known to be over the top. Hotels and resorts love to organize Indian weddings. A hotel in ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and ... Read More

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

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

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

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

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

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

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports is participating in the inaugural edition of the Saudi International Air Show, held between March 12 – ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

editor editor- February 21, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, ... Read More

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to ... Read More