Tag: one million

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

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:30 0

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment of the Salt Lake City ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism and Outaouais Tourism join forces to target UK

Ottawa Tourism and Outaouais Tourism join forces to target UK

editor editor- April 2, 2019 22:35 0

Senior members from Ottawa Tourism and Outaouais Tourism will visit the UK from April 8-10 to promote both regions as a holiday destination. The delegation, ... Read More

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:14 0

In 2018, the Greek Travel & Tourism sector grew at a rate of 6.9% - over three and a half times the pace of its ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15 0

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean destination to achieve this result, ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10 0

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45 0

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019 21:32 0

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue Mountain Coffee. The Ministry of ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal: Record 16 million passengers last year

TAP Air Portugal: Record 16 million passengers last year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 00:28 0

TAP carried a total of 15.8 million passengers in 2018, an increase of 1.5 million over 2017, registering a growth of 10.4 percent over the ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

editor editor- January 30, 2019 23:47 0

The Honorable Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as Chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda ... Read More

Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:16 0

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel & Tourism GDP in 2017 ... Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:28 0

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers than the previous year. 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

Antigua and Barbuda receives over one million visitors for 2018

Antigua and Barbuda receives over one million visitors for 2018

editor editor- January 18, 2019 19:07 0

Antigua and Barbuda welcomed over one million visitors to the destination in 2018. Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Saudi Arabia aims to diversify its economy and drive tourism

Saudi Arabia aims to diversify its economy and drive tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 18:20 0

In line with the Vision 2030 objective to attract approximately one million tourists per year, preparations have been made to strengthen Saudi Arabia's position in ... Read More

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:40 0

The Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced the tourism figures for January-November 2018. Thailand received 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7.53% over the same ... Read More

New airport lounge opens in Seychelles

New airport lounge opens in Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 17, 2018 20:35 0

One million passengers pass through the Seychelles airport each year. Read More

Nepal Tourism achieves new milestone: More than a million visitor arrivals

Nepal Tourism achieves new milestone: More than a million visitor arrivals

editor editor- December 13, 2018 10:17 0

The month of November 2018 witnessed a historic moment with a phenomenal growth trend in international tourist arrivals to Nepal. Read More

Saudi Arabia’s luxury tourism Red Sea Project on track

Saudi Arabia’s luxury tourism Red Sea Project on track

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 05:25 0

A delegation from the Red Sea Development Company, led by chief executive John Pagano, was received by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at Araqa Palace in ... Read More

New life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership

New life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:41 3

Carbon-fiber reinforced material is extremely strong and lightweight, making it attractive for a variety of uses, including in building the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and the ... Read More

Embassy Suites Birmingham Alabama welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 08:02 0

Hilton announced today the appointment of Jose M. Pereira as General Manager of Embassy Suites Birmingham Alabama, effective immediately. Pereira will lead the team of ... Read More

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