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Choice Hotels corporate travel focus
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Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
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$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

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

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
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ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week
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AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership
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Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure
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US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination
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Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
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Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast
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FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels
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Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions
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Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as ... Read More

No surprises: New York, London and Tokyo top the list of world’s 15 richest cities
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No surprises: New York, London and Tokyo top the list of world’s 15 richest cities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

Boston, Calgary, Perth and Macau – all associated with material wealth – have failed to make this list of the ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls
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WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference
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Nepal Tourism Board participates in 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference

editor editor- March 16, 2019

Held at the Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre from March 13-April 15, was the 2nd MICE Conclave ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018
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“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming
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WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia
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China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

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

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP
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Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

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

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018
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Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
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First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, ... Read More

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines
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Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A) today issued the following statement in support of Congressman Peter DeFazio's bill that would shield FAA ... Read More

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe
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WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 ... Read More

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!
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American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

editor editor- January 25, 2019

The American Bus Association again calls on Trump and Congress to come together and end this government shutdown immediately. Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 
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New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

A first in Vietnam: Gambling for locals in a casino resort
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A first in Vietnam: Gambling for locals in a casino resort

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019

How Vietnamese gambler can play for money in Vietnam The answer is Corona casino, which is part of Corona Resort ... Read More

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