Tag: international travelers

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

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

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

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:20 0

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

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30 1

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

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 17:30 0

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

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 16:08 0

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

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 18:55 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:05 0

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

The next big thing in global tourism

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:24 0

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

Tourists are cashing in on Argentina’s economic woes

Tourists are cashing in on Argentina’s economic woes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 15:22 0

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

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:05 0

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. As ... 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

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 19:45 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Chairman Peter DeFazio ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:30 0

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, one of Vietnam’s best loved ... Read More

Attending an Indian Wedding: A niche tourism opportunity

Attending an Indian Wedding: A niche tourism opportunity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 03:47 0

Indian weddings are known to be over the top. Hotels and resorts love to organize Indian weddings. A hotel in Hawaii told eTurboNews: "Yes it's ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:13 0

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual Rural Tourism Symposium. The one-day ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:20 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:53 0

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

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:05 0

Abu Dhabi Airports is participating in the inaugural edition of the Saudi International Air Show, held between March 12 – 14 at Thumamah Airport, Riyadh, ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:20 0

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

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30 0

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

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

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

editor editor- February 21, 2019 21:35 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 00:30 0

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

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019 21:48 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving passengers, a 14.7 percent increase ... Read More

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