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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to ... Read More

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. ... Read More

Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie 10 millionth visitor

Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie 10 millionth visitor

The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has reached the 10 million mark in the number of visitors. The publicly accessible viewing-platform with ... Read More

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It ... Read More

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than ... Read More

El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route

El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route

Sun d’Or, a fully owned subsidiary of Israel's national carrier El Al which uses the brand mainly for seasonal ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational ... Read More

Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Hotel Bella Grace is situated in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood of downtown Charleston, S.C. The 50-room luxury boutique hotel ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a ... Read More

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in the UK in the first four months ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

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

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines appoints new Vice President and Chief Information Officer

ExpressJet Airlines appoints new Vice President and Chief Information Officer

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, this week welcomed Jonyt Meyer as Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April

Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April

Passenger volume at Ontario International Airport (ONT) climbed nearly 7% in April, continuing a trend of steady growth for ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best ... Read More

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Airbnb announced that its global accommodation and experiences platform will be available in Arabic to enable its growing community ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last ... Read More

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

This is the title of the study day that was held at the Vatican Museums at the end of ... Read More

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to ... Read More

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared ... Read More