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Q3 2019 ends on high note for UK hotels

Q3 2019 ends on high note for UK hotels

The third quarter ended on a positive note for UK hotels as profit per available room increased on a ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's ... Read More

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

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

A new Length-of-Stay (LOS) Strategy Report was released today, examining the rates of over 50,000 hotels globally, based on ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were ... 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

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit will tackle emerging challenges to regional hotel markets

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit will tackle emerging challenges to regional hotel markets

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and ... Read More

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Thomas Cook is the world’s oldest tour operator and was founded in Market Harborough in 1841 by businessman Thomas ... Read More

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

Cafes and restaurants in the French capital have opted to follow the lead of hotels and guest-houses, and start ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international ... Read More

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

The journey of Gianfranco Battisti, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane (FS), to the United States would have borne ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on ... Read More

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Boeing's response to the recent tragedies is a case study of what not to do in crisis communications. A ... Read More

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

Despite a 3.4-percent year-over-year increase in RevPAR in January, profit per room at UK hotels dropped by 2.6 percent ... Read More

Jamaica  Prime Minister Andrew Holness breaks ground for Closed Harbour Beach Park

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness breaks ground for Closed Harbour Beach Park

Construction of the highly anticipated Closed Harbour Beach Park in Montego Bay will begin following the official groundbreaking by ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino welcomes new General Manager

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino welcomes new General Manager

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriel Castrillon as general manager. ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana ... Read More

Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production

Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production

European aerospace giant Airbus has announced Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021. The announcement came ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

Hotels in Europe suffered a 2.7-percent year-on-year decline in profit per room in December, yet still, annual GOPPAR rose ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable ... Read More

Bird species of the Seychelles celebrated in “Seychelles travel book – A Young Ornithologist’s Travel Journal”

Bird species of the Seychelles celebrated in “Seychelles travel book – A Young Ornithologist’s Travel Journal”

Aspiring ornithologist from Acquapendente, Francesco Barberini, aged 11 years old makes the headlines with his third book. The book ... Read More