Tag: travel companies

Japan National Tourism Organization & Princess Cruises host Ensemble Travel Group in lesser-known regions of Japan

Japan National Tourism Organization & Princess Cruises host Ensemble Travel Group in lesser-known regions of Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 18:20 0

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has inaugurated a partnership with Princess Cruises, hosting some 140 of Ensemble Travel Group's top travel agents, suppliers and ... 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 1

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

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 00:54 0

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international human rights still after the ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59 0

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:10 0

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to become future market leaders, according ... Read More

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 01:20 0

Syria’s authorities are making persistent efforts to attract guests from Russia, with religious tourism viewed as a major area, Syrian Tourism Minister Rami Radwan Martini ... Read More

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:09 0

With over 25,000 British Muslims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage this August, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is launching a campaign to ensure that ... Read More

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

editor editor- March 29, 2019 02:17 0

  Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies, today announced the appointment of Ittai Chorev as its Chief Marketing Officer. Chorev, previously ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:05 0

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer to acquire 100% of the ... Read More

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 19:15 0

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will launch ‘BAME Women in Travel’ ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech ... Read More

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

editor editor- February 7, 2019 01:20 2

Seychelles is once again recognized for the world-class experience it offers, as it won the ‘Best Luxury Travel Destination’ award at the 2018 National Tourism ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister wins Global Tourism Innovation Award

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister wins Global Tourism Innovation Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:20 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett is the recipient of the Inaugural Chairman’s Award for Global Tourism Innovation at the just concluded Travvy Awards. ... Read More

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

editor editor- January 9, 2019 22:36 0

New anti-human trafficking training is designed for travel management professionals, corporate travel managers, and those in the meeting and events industry. Read More

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 08:25 0

Being spot on with what island tours have to offer is important as tourists perceive certain destinations, for instance ones in the South-east Asia, to ... Read More

157 new exhibitors join World Travel Market this year

157 new exhibitors join World Travel Market this year

editor editor- November 2, 2012 01:44 0

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is proud to announce a total of 157 new exhibitors at the event ... Read More

Call to action: how to make the most of big travel data

Call to action: how to make the most of big travel data

editor editor- July 17, 2012 02:43 0

Travel companies can use data analytics to create competitive advantage, but it is not just what you know that wins in this business dynamic, it ... Read More

Sticking to target group’s preferences while improving customer cross and up-sell

Sticking to target group’s preferences while improving customer cross and up-sell

editor editor- March 6, 2012 08:04 0

Travel companies are always advised to stick to their customers’ preferences and being disciplined in how they approach them when it comes to cross-selling and ... Read More

UK to ban hidden card surcharges for travel tickets

UK to ban hidden card surcharges for travel tickets

editor editor- June 29, 2011 06:03 0

Travel companies have been ordered to end the use of hidden surcharges for passengers paying by card. Read More

Using analytics for business goals and getting closer to the customer

Using analytics for business goals and getting closer to the customer

editor editor- December 10, 2010 01:37 0

Predictive analytics is emerging as a critical tool for gaining control over the decisions made on a daily basis and overall for organizations to successfully ... Read More

Spanish air traffic controllers urged to accept government’s arbitration

Spanish air traffic controllers urged to accept government’s arbitration

editor editor- August 9, 2010 09:12 0

Madrid - Spain's travel companies association urged air traffic controllers Saturday to accept a government offer of arbitration to avoid a strike that could wreak ... Read More

Travel coalition urges removal of New York tax on hotel bookings

Travel coalition urges removal of New York tax on hotel bookings

editor editor- July 7, 2010 02:19 0

A New York State tax that could force hotel bookings out of the state and eliminate jobs came under fire from a broad coalition of ... Read More

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