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Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Choice Hotels announces new Regional Vice President of Franchise Services

Choice Hotels announces new Regional Vice President of Franchise Services

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:05 0

Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced Michelle Masters has joined the company as regional vice president of franchise services, Northeast region. In the role, Masters will ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019 21:17 0

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. This result is estimated by ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019 01:10 0

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as focus on promoting the emerging ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 17:00 0

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase ... Read More

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

Aftab Kola Aftab Kola- April 15, 2019 23:03 0

India, one of the top tea producers in the world, is experimenting with tea tourism in view of the growing interest shown by tourists to ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019 20:55 0

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation hub that will provide new ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:59 0

Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:42 2

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture partners KLM and Virgin Atlantic ... Read More

Shenyang EXPO begins third year with optimism

Shenyang EXPO begins third year with optimism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 07:13 0

hree major exhibitions since March 15th have very successfully launched the third year of operations at the Shenyang New World EXPO (“EXPO”). The combined attendance ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:52 0

India is set to generate an incremental increase of 5.4 million visitor arrivals between 2018 and 2023, according to a latest report by PATA’s Asia ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 14:50 0

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:10 0

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. While Mongolia ... Read More

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 16:10 0

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of North Island - one of ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01 0

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, ... Read More

3 distinctive hotel openings highlight growth of Olympia Companies

3 distinctive hotel openings highlight growth of Olympia Companies

editor editor- February 15, 2019 00:27 0

The Olympia Companies has just come off a year of remarkable growth and development with the completion of three extraordinary new hotels: SOPHY Hyde Park ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05 0

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii ... Read More

Punxsutawney Phil predicts rare early spring on Groundhog Day 2019

Punxsutawney Phil predicts rare early spring on Groundhog Day 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 17:25 0

This morning, Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted an early spring after not seeing his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only ... Read More

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019 01:04 0

The interim budget presented today in India Parliament has elicited mixed reaction from industry leaders with the focus being on seeing how the proposals will ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels And Resorts announces new resort in Japan

Four Seasons Hotels And Resorts announces new resort in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 19:27 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Berjaya Okinawa Development Co. Ltd. today announced its new development on the island of Okinawa. The project will debut ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57 0

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties, trade ... Read More

Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP

Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:09 0

Nassau Airport Development Company provides opportunity to design, finance, build and operate facility at Lynden Pindling International Airport.  Read More

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:26 0

Starlux Airlines is not based in Luxembourg but in Taiwan. The airline is now about to receive 10 Airbus A321 neo planes. Starlux Airlines is ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 18:18 0

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an 11.26 percent increase over the ... Read More

197 million visits: Winter tourism booming in China

197 million visits: Winter tourism booming in China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:15 0

A new report showed that about 197 million visits were made by Chinese travelers for winter activities in the 2017-2018 winter - a year-on-year increase ... Read More

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:15 0

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Eastar Jet, making it the first airline in Korea to operate the more fuel-efficient and longer-range version ... Read More

Mexican volcano eruption sends ash two kilometers into the air

Mexican volcano eruption sends ash two kilometers into the air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 03:47 0

The active volcano Popocatepetl, located in Central Mexico, has exploded Saturday evening, sending ash two kilometers into the air with the cloud of smoke moving ... Read More

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