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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12 0

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the ... Read More

WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion

WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 20:39 0

WoodSpring Suites has started 2019 with coast-to-coast expansion as one of Choice Hotels International fastest-growing brands. "Every month since the acquisition, WoodSpring Suites has delivered ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55 0

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport ... 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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:53 0

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight booking transactions a day. But ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42 0

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter ... Read More

Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 21:51 0

After a virtually totally-rebuilt Domestic Terminal at Seychelles International Airport, the facility has removed the work barricades and the new terminal is now open and ... 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

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03 0

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The ... Read More

London to Chengdu now direct

London to Chengdu now direct

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 06:44 0

Heathrow today has welcomed Air China’s thrice-weekly service to Chengdu, home to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and Sichuan Cuisine.  The launch of the ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... 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

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:15 0

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee's Wednesday ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 18:30 0

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is participating the International Tourism Fair ... Read More

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:30 0

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in this measure since August 2016—as ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:20 0

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again tourism is a key growth ... Read More

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 19:05 0

The Lunar New Year Holiday means big travel for China. It rose 11 percent to 12.53 million this year from the same 2018 period. More than ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 15:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% compared ... Read More

Qatar tourism and real-estate expansion not slowing down despite blockade

Qatar tourism and real-estate expansion not slowing down despite blockade

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 04:49 0

There may be a blockade against Qatar set up by their neighbors, but it doesn't mean this oil-rich country isn't growing.  Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30 0

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down ... Read More

Sales slowing for business jet maker Gulfstream

Sales slowing for business jet maker Gulfstream

editor editor- December 31, 2008 03:29 0

The recession and a negative perception of corporate jets is slowing orders for Savannah-based Gulfstream, but the company is cautiously continuing plans for expansion. Read More

EAC ministers slow tourist visa

EAC ministers slow tourist visa

editor editor- June 26, 2008 03:35 0

East African Community (EAC) ministers in charge of immigration are yet to meet to consider a proposal for a common tourist visa-a proposal, which if ... Read More

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