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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations ... Read More

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Yesterday, I traveled on a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guam. The plane was almost empty, perhaps 15 ... Read More

Challenges to the recovery of tourism in Egypt in 2011

Challenges to the recovery of tourism in Egypt in 2011

Tourism to the Middle East, or should we more accurately describe it as the Muddle East, has been under ... Read More

Tourism and politics collide in Thailand and Fiji

Tourism and politics collide in Thailand and Fiji

Over the past week, travel professionals have encountered serious challenges to the viability of the tourism industry in Thailand ... Read More