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IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:05 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell 4.7% in ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:53 0

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

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 22:00 0

Chiriga Moore, founder and owner of LB Alliance in San Francisco, California joined the African Tourism Board today. Moore said:  "Increased Tourism by members of the ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26 0

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:40 1

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

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... Read More

Thailand:  Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:25 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:26 0

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the Songkran Festival from April 13 ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 20:05 0

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein on Friday ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:04 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 15:33 0

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on Thursday, according to local officials. ... 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

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019 22:09 0

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, but others say the best ... Read More

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

editor editor- February 19, 2019 22:08 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), alongside some trade partners, represented destination Seychelles in Belgium during a holiday fair held from February 7, 2019 to February ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth returns to Australia

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth returns to Australia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 18:15 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that it’s second largest ship, Queen Elizabeth will return to Australia for an unparalleled 118 days over from November ... Read More

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:25 0

Chinese travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during the week-long Spring Festival holiday from February 4 to February 10, data from the national railway operator ... Read More

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 19:05 0

The Lunar New Year Holiday means big travel for China. It rose 11 percent to 12.53 million this year from the same 2018 period. More than ... Read More

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 20:28 0

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period that started this Monday, February ... Read More

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05 0

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and ... Read More

China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway

China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway

editor editor- February 5, 2019 19:41 0

To kick off Chinese New Year, from February 5-19 China Southern airlines will be running a promotion on their Instagram account @chinasouthernamerica which will award ... Read More

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:10 0

Rotana Hotels & Resorts and Al Ibaa Company have signed a hotel management agreement to operate a five-star hotel in Baghdad. Rotana will manage Baghdad’s ... Read More

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

editor editor- February 5, 2019 00:54 0

The Chinese are heading to Europe in ever-greater numbers to celebrate their New Year this week (February 4-10).  Bookings to European Union destinations are ahead ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25 0

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier ... Read More

Kanas launched The Original New Year Event

Kanas launched The Original New Year Event

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:17 0

Kanas' "Invites You to Celebrate The Original New Year" .Hosted by Xinjiang Kanas Scenic Area, it kicked off at the Hongbasi Ice Park in Hemu ... 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 1

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

China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation

China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:20 0

Zambia and China, on Saturday, reaffirmed their commitments to promoting cultural and tourism cooperation. The two countries made the commitment during a cultural performance, by ... Read More

New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district

New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:07 0

Continuing in the hype of the New Year’s celebrations, Vietjet officially welcomed a new service linking Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) with Van Don. The ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 02:30 0

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In the north west of Lombok, ... Read More

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