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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43 0

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent by international travelers compared to ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:10 0

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the Asia Pacific, and helping spread ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 17:40 0

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence among tourists. According to the ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019 21:22 0

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have been due to a holiday? ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30 0

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive year for tourism growth. Elliott ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 00:45 0

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs across the Golden State. The ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15 0

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 17:30 0

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and vibrant industries in our country. ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019 21:38 0

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed beyond Basque Country borders. Historically, ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 18:30 0

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers and the tour operators / ... 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

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record

London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:58 2

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming a record 17.9 million passengers ... Read More

Airline passengers enjoy canine therapy sessions at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Airline passengers enjoy canine therapy sessions at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 02:20 0

Moscow Domodedovo Airport partnered with the National Association of United Animal-Assisted Therapists to conduct an event as a part of a Hug a friend before ... Read More

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:21 0

Just four years after hosting the annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)—association professionals and industry partners responsible for booking thousands of ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:32 0

With over twenty years in the hospitality industry, Sietse Nabben brings his unique experiences and accomplishments to Midtown’s newest hotspot, Hotel Hendricks. As a native ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45 0

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10 0

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound ... Read More

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:00 0

Many young adults are still going on holiday with their parents and expect their parents to pay for the trip. Almost half (44.9%) of British ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 07:31 0

Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza is scheduled to open on July 26, 2019. The concept of Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Ginza is the "Art Gallery ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:12 0

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, helping the Indian travel ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019 21:04 0

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to ... Read More

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:00 0

Destination Florence CVB is the new official partner of the City of Florence to promote the destination and better the quality of tourism. The Florence ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:21 0

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has committed J$200 million to the Linkages Networks to help build out more products to enhance the visitor experience ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 22:47 0

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, the Indian traveler has come ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48 0

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei. By ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:01 0

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on which tourists increasingly base their ... Read More

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