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Airbnb’s acquisition of Hotel Tonight increases its appeal ahead of eventual IPO

Airbnb’s acquisition of Hotel Tonight increases its appeal ahead of eventual IPO

On March 7, 2019 that San Francisco-based travel giant, Airbnb announced that its has agreed to acquire Hotel Tonight. ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site

Russian space tourism company selects launch site

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region ... Read More

Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts

Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts

Written from over four decades visiting Japan, Mike Raggett’s “101 Great Things about Japan: Anime to Zen - observations ... Read More

RAI Amsterdam and IBC show sign deal until 2021

RAI Amsterdam and IBC show sign deal until 2021

RAI Amsterdam and its partners have signed a new three-year contract with the world’s most influential media, entertainment and ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because ... Read More

Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots

Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots

Trans States Airlines now offers the highest new hire bonus package of any regional airline, with up to $60,000 ... Read More

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

A new study based on real-life operations of 24 airlines and carried out on behalf of the EU Commission ... Read More

Brits love a holiday: UK’s most visited holiday destinations revealed

Brits love a holiday: UK’s most visited holiday destinations revealed

Brits love a holiday and whether we’re looking for a beach getaway or a city break, the next flight ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the ... Read More

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

If you have a job that involves a lot of traveling to different cities and countries, then you hopefully ... Read More

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

China-developed MA700 turboprop aircraft has entered the trial-manufacturing and test phase, state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) announced ... Read More

BauhausLand celebrates International Women’s Day

BauhausLand celebrates International Women’s Day

When an exhibition by Bauhaus artist Anni Albers opened in London recently, art critics gave the show five stars. ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average ... Read More

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve ... Read More

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

In advance of Women's History Month beginning on Friday, United Airlines is launching a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. ... Read More

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Moderate growth at a high level: that’s a short summary of Cologne’s successful tourism year 2018. After very positive ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8%  and continue growing

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter prepares for Harrogate conference

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter prepares for Harrogate conference

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK & Ireland Chapter Conference will take place from 26-28 March, 2019 ... Read More

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program

Marriott International is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy, the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year ... 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

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to ... Read More