Tag: Latin American

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

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

Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced
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Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

The seventh annual list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be announced on ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award
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Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
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London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and  Education
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UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and Education

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili will recognize the Ibero-American film industry´s commitment to sustainability, openness ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday
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IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal
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WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid
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IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down
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Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight, Third World announced for Curaçao North Sea Jazz 2019
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Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight, Third World announced for Curaçao North Sea Jazz 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Curaçao announced first names for the ninth edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. This year Maroon 5, Ozuna, ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans:  Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions
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U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years
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Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

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

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand
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IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth
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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

New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council
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New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

SACEOS – the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers - and ACCCLATAM, the Association of Convention Centers ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018
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IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment
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Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%
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IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in ... Read More

INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans
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INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans

editor editor- February 6, 2019

INTELITY announced today that Young Lee and Erynn Torrenga have joined the company. Additionally, the company has promoted Benjamin Keller ... Read More

Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019
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Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

The coming year will mark several significant new openings for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality ... Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation
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Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and ... Read More

The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population
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The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population

editor editor- January 16, 2019

The Holy See and the Bishops of the country continue to work together to help the Venezuelan people Read More

Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth
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Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

With five percent more international trips, outbound travel from the Americas has shown solid growth in 2018 with a plus ... Read More

Joint Meetings Industry Council: New Charter, Constitution, President in 2019
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Joint Meetings Industry Council: New Charter, Constitution, President in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has set the course for the years ahead. At the final meeting of 2018 ... Read More

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand
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IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018. Total revenue passenger ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment
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IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019
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Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018
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Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP
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Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black
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IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ... Read More