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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an ... Read More

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of ... Read More

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US

British Airways, thanks to its partnership with American Airlines, added three direct flights from Italy to its US offer: ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the ... Read More

Holiday Inn new marketing campaign is launched

Holiday Inn new marketing campaign is launched

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of a global marketing campaign for the company's two largest brands, Holiday ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is ... Read More

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 ... Read More

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Swoop  flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week had one million passenger. William and Emily Burchat were surprised ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) ... Read More

Do Airbnb guests trust their hosts?

Do Airbnb guests trust their hosts?

First impressions can go a long way. When it comes to owning and operating a vacation investment property like ... Read More

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

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

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? ... Read More

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of ... Read More