Tag: September

Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year

Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year

editor editor- February 7, 2019 02:34 0

Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase in visitor arrivals year-over-year. The ... Read More

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 18:25 0

The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets to Dominica, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for ... Read More

Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased

Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 04:08 0

Azerbaijan and Bulgaria are eager to expand cooperation in all fields including tourism, Nikolay Yankov, Bulgarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan told Trend Publication in a recent ... Read More

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:29 0

How would Aroaki, Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks in New Zealand be managed while considering the impacts of climate change and tourism? ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53 0

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States ... Read More

Beijing International Travel Mart: Wooing big-spending Chinese tourists

Beijing International Travel Mart: Wooing big-spending Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 18:08 0

Chinese travelers made 162 border crossings in 2018, an increase of 12 percent year-on-year, according to COTRI Chinese Outbound Tourism Research Institute. That alone is ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30 0

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary ... Read More

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

editor editor- January 30, 2019 00:52 0

For event organizers, recent events in Darwin have seen record numbers of attendance. Several events hosted at the Darwin Convention Centre in 2018 achieved their ... Read More

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 15:27 0

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from the capital’s Paseo de la ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to celebrate 25th Anniversary in 2019

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to celebrate 25th Anniversary in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 15:18 0

September 10-12 2019 will see the return of the successful OTDYKH Leisure International Russian Travel market. Held in Moscow each year, OTDYKH leisure is a ... Read More

Milan Malpensa Airport: Record-breaking 2018 traffic

Milan Malpensa Airport: Record-breaking 2018 traffic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 23:05 0

The history books have been rewritten as SEA’s Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) confirmed the continuation of its positive traffic growth, with 24.6 million passengers being ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25 0

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

editor editor- January 23, 2019 21:04 0

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai after a comprehensive audit was undertaken by the property. Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, ... Read More

New Marine Manager at Creole Travel Services

New Marine Manager at Creole Travel Services

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 21, 2019 23:20 0

Captain Francesco has joined Creole Travel Services as Marine Manager. Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25 0

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 ... Read More

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 18:15 0

To highlight healthy and natural food available in nature, Sweden, together with four Swedish Michelin-starred chefs, is launching The Edible Country - a 100-million-acre-DIY gourmet ... Read More

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 16:30 0

The impact of the terrorist attack on the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi this week is predicted to have a minimal impact on tourism to Kenya ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to celebrate 25th anniversary in 2019

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to celebrate 25th anniversary in 2019

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:43 0

September 10-12 2019 will see the return of the successful OTDYKH Leisure International Russian Travel market. Held in Moscow each year. Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38 0

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout ... Read More

100 years of BAUHAUS: How, when and where to celebrate

100 years of BAUHAUS: How, when and where to celebrate

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 17:25 0

The normal way to celebrate a birthday is with a party. But for its 100th birthday, BauhausLand is throwing a series of parties right through ... Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30 0

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about ... Read More

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

editor editor- January 15, 2019 02:59 0

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will capitalize on execution tourism with a Ted Bundy display for the 30th anniversary of the serial killer’s execution. Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02 0

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April ... Read More

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:25 0

Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International, revealed a full-scale model of Hard Rock Japan's World-Class Entertainment Resort concept during Hokkaido's Integrated Resort ... Read More

Tourists are coming back to Brussels in their droves

Tourists are coming back to Brussels in their droves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 16:10 0

In 2018, almost 8.5 million overnight stays were recorded in the capital. What’s more, the leisure tourism sector is undergoing a significant evolution and for ... Read More

Nepal airfares are going on Sunday

Nepal airfares are going on Sunday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 07:56 0

Domestic airfares are going down in Nepal as of Sunday. Fuel surcharge was slashed following a drop in the price of aviation fuel. The surcharge ... Read More

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