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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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:36 0

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups ... Read More

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 14:58 0

The US Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning US citizens of “heightened tensions” in the country and advising against travel there. The ... Read More

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 21:15 0

Tourism is everyone's business and the livelihood of an entire state can depend on this industry. The State of Nevada, Hawaii, Florida are good examples. ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40 0

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... Read More

Bermuda Tourism named Official Tourism Partner of US Open Tennis Championships

Bermuda Tourism named Official Tourism Partner of US Open Tennis Championships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 17:15 0

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, the official destination marketing organization for the island, and the United States Tennis Association (USTA), announced that Bermuda will be the ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:21 0

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda today (Tuesday 30 April), during ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort in Mozambique. Thousands were left ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 18:59 0

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s growing membership and its projected ... Read More

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 17:35 0

Half of the world's star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers show that there are 402.933 star rated hotels worldwide, of which ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00 0

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:26 0

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the Songkran Festival from April 13 ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 08:08 0

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52 0

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the ... Read More

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:24 0

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According to the preliminary world ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:54 0

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an aggressive target to have 1000 ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019 21:19 0

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). However, the predictive ... Read More

Munich to Osaka now nonstop on Lufthansa

Munich to Osaka now nonstop on Lufthansa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:36 0

Lufthansa launched a new service from Munich to Osaka on March 31 using an A350 aircraft. Along with the established flights operated by Lufthansa and All ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13 0

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58 0

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42 0

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account ... 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

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:20 0

Choice Hotels International, Inc. inked agreements with Koucar Management to develop new Cambria hotels in Detroit and Portland, Maine. The upscale hotels are slated to ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:01 0

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the first two months of this ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01 0

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12 0

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:02 0

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its exceptional portfolio of destinations at ... Read More

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