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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

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 17:15 0

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than 8 in 10 travelers around ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43 0

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent by international travelers compared to ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:10 0

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to become future market leaders, according ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:52 0

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:54 0

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the ... Read More

Robots, VR, holograms and AI providing power to planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

Robots, VR, holograms and AI providing power to planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

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

“As consumers we’re now used to – and expect – highly curated content in most aspects of our lives. Netflix gives viewers access to an ... Read More

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

editor editor- April 18, 2019 03:00 0

Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, from online bookings to in-room ... Read More

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

editor editor- April 4, 2019 20:59 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator and one of the region’s most innovative hospitality brands, is launching “Centara Privilege Club”, a brand new ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019 01:02 0

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local and international cuisine, are in ... 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

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines debuts Chris Cosentino’s Business Class menu

Hong Kong Airlines debuts Chris Cosentino’s Business Class menu

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:01 0

Hong Kong Airlines has launched a brand new Business Class menu for its customers travelling out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from 22 March ... 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

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25 0

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:26 0

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the leading business to business event for the golf travel community, has re-launched in its 22nd year with a refreshed ... 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

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 20:25 0

A new study, that reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond, was released today. The hospitality industry ... Read More

Lufthansa and Hopper research alliance to focus on artificial intelligence

Lufthansa and Hopper research alliance to focus on artificial intelligence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 18:06 0

The Lufthansa Group and the Lufthansa Innovation Hub have entered into a research alliance with Hopper focused on the subject of artificial intelligence. They have ... Read More

One to Five Star Hotels in Taiwan: What it means

One to Five Star Hotels in Taiwan: What it means

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 06:52 0

The Taiwan Star Hotel Association has the important task of rating hotels. The evaluation for star-rated hotels has five degrees, from one star to five stars with ... Read More

Princess Cruises welcomes Alipay and WeChat Pay

Princess Cruises welcomes Alipay and WeChat Pay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 00:20 0

Princess Cruises today announced that Chinese guests onboard Ruby Princess have the option to utilize both Alipay and WeChat Pay payment options while shopping in ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49 1

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had ... 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

Hawaii’s Hotel Lanai re-opens with a New York chef

Hawaii’s Hotel Lanai re-opens with a New York chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:03 0

Hotel Lanai, a historic property located in the heart of Lanai City, Hawaii, has reopened its doors following a transformative renovation. The first guests were ... Read More

AIME’s Meeting Preferences Open

AIME’s Meeting Preferences Open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 18, 2018 18:57 2

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced the launch of its meetings software for the 2019 event, which will carefully match 32 guaranteed ... Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05 0

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of cruise travel in this region ... Read More

What airline passengers value

What airline passengers value

editor editor- June 13, 2009 07:18 0

In 2008, the majority of SeatGuru flyers took more than eight flights, and over 90 percent consider cabin cleanliness first when making a reservation. Read More

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