Tag: leisure travel

Surging US leisure travel carries weak business and international segments
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Surging US leisure travel carries weak business and international segments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

According to the US Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI), travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO
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Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

Cambria Hotels: Break openings record
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Cambria Hotels: Break openings record

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets ... Read More

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight
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WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel
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US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia
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CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA ... Read More

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans
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Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Air Transat announced that it will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its portfolio of fall and winter destinations. Beginning in ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona
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Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021
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Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international ... Read More

Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico
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Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Allegiant Air today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to offer scheduled service between the United States ... Read More

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years
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Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

editor editor- April 18, 2019

Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways
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How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, ... Read More

Sarovar signs on new hotel in Indore
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Sarovar signs on new hotel in Indore

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Sarovar Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a new hotel in the most populous and largest city of Madhya ... Read More

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019
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St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 2, 2019

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 ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
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Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings
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Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City
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Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,
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ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands
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International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the leading business to business event for the golf travel community, has re-launched in its ... Read More

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%
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Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has witnessed a significant surge of 35% in bookings for its Cherry Blossom tours to Japan, ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day
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India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success
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OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

OTDYKH Leisure is back September 10-12 2019 with its 25th edition of the world-renowned travel expo. The expo will showcase ... Read More

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. appoints new Chief Executive Officer
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SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. appoints new Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a theme park and entertainment company, today announced that it has appointed Gustavo (Gus) Antorcha as Chief ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge
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Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London
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A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, ... Read More

Mineta San Jose International Airport celebrates 70 years
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Mineta San Jose International Airport celebrates 70 years

editor editor- February 1, 2019

On February 1, 1949, pioneering aviation leaders officially dedicated San Jose Municipal Airport, ushering in modern-day passenger service for the ... Read More

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists
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Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and ... Read More

Travel Edge names new Executive VP
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Travel Edge names new Executive VP

editor editor- January 24, 2019

Michael Johnson joined Travel Edge as Executive Vice President, Read More

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’
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Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, which will take place at the ... Read More

250-year-old mansion named to luxury travel portfolio
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250-year-old mansion named to luxury travel portfolio

editor editor- January 10, 2019

Heckfield Place has been accepted into Virtuoso®'s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners. Read More

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