Tag: millennials

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59 0

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations ... Read More

2019 Billboard Music Awards Winner and Headliner at ISLE of MTV Malta 2019

2019 Billboard Music Awards Winner and Headliner at ISLE of MTV Malta 2019

editor editor- May 2, 2019 21:36 0

MTV’s annual open-air summer music festival - ISLE of MTV Malta - is back and 2019 Billboard Music Award winner and Grammy nominated singer, songwriter ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 0

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

For three days, Madrid was the capital of global air traffic management

For three days, Madrid was the capital of global air traffic management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 22:18 0

The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world's largest air traffic management (ATM) event attracted ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:25 0

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per year on average) and additionally ramp ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13 0

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number ... Read More

Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019 00:25 0

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report revealed that there has been ... Read More

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:15 0

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

In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches

In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- February 16, 2019 21:04 0

It was an unusual invitation. The main event was an introduction to Exotic Herbs Mayo presented by Num Pang Kitchen and Sir Kensington’s. I had ... Read More

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20 0

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of ... Read More

Honolulu ranked #1 most desired Valentine’s Day romantic getaway

Honolulu ranked #1 most desired Valentine’s Day romantic getaway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 17:30 0

Are chocolates and diamonds really the most sought-after Valentine's Day gifts? Not so, says the latest study. According to the Valentine's Day Report — a ... Read More

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 19:40 0

As millennials make up a growing share of the workforce, they've begun to capitalize on a new, unofficial work perk. "Bleisure" travel – the trend ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 01:10 0

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from ... Read More

Top meeting trends for 2019 revealed

Top meeting trends for 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 20:26 0

The speed of life and business is laser fast today, communication devices intrude constantly, and lifestyles have adjusted accordingly. This includes when in meeting environments. ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:05 0

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City business leaders, hoteliers and local government ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39 0

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably ... Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019 23:42 0

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

Moxy Hotels expands in the Southeastern US

Moxy Hotels expands in the Southeastern US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 17:05 0

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International's experiential hotel brand, is expanding in the Southeastern U.S. with the recent opening of Moxy Chattanooga Downtown and the anticipated openings ... Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:12 0

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 15:44 0

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United States travel and tourism economy ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018 20:04 0

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 21:10 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to again organize a special seminar and one-day tour to promote Thailand as Muslim Friendly Destination on 15-16 December during ... Read More

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:38 0

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has standardised the latest city and country-level data available. Read More

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 08:25 0

Being spot on with what island tours have to offer is important as tourists perceive certain destinations, for instance ones in the South-east Asia, to ... Read More

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