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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX ... Read More

North Korea fires another missile today

North Korea fires another missile today

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay ... Read More

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ... Read More

Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit

Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit

In a major, although not unexpected development, Jet Airways founder and chairman, Naresh Goyal, and his wife, Anita, have ... Read More

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and ... Read More