News Pick

  • Osaka lures in 9.4 million tourists in 2016

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    More than 9.4 million foreign tourists have arrived in the region of Osaka in Japan last year, as declared by the tourism authorities of Osaka earlier this week.   The figure marks an increase of about 31% on 2015 and …

  • Sri Lanka taps into European market for more tourists

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    The government of Sri Lanka is making efforts to lure in a large number of European tourists. It has even appointed as a senior official tourism consultant to highlight on the European continent, as described by the officials on Thursday. …

  • More...
  • Over 1 million Russian tourists visits Thailand in 2016

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    The number of Russian travellers who had made a beeline for Thailand had gone beyond one million in the year 2016, as reported by the Thai Department of Tourism on 18th January, 2017.   As much as 1.09 million Russian …

  • Emirates introduce moisturising pyjamas for First Class travellers

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Emirates launched “the world’s first moisturising sleepwear for the skies” for those flying overnight.     The luxuries of First Class plane travel are getting a new dimension with the introduction of the moisturising pyjamas! Warm towels, champagne, beds, fancy …

  • More...

Global Travel News

  • ATM launches 2017 exhibitor awards

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Creative design and people skills among the five categories in the popular award programme, back for a third year running; panel of top industry and design personalities set to reprise their judging roles; all exhibitors eligible to participate     …

  • Lucky day for campers at Lucky Bay

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Further work will take place this year to expand camping facilities at Lucky Bay, east of Esperance, including eight to 10 premium campsites with their own deck or verandah, their own ablutions and camp kitchen.   The State Government has …

  • More...
  • Record numbers of visitors come to London

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    From July to September 2016 there were 5.2 million overseas visits to the city, a decrease of 0.8 percent when compared to the same period in 2015 but the second highest summer period on record. Last summer visitors flocked to …

  • U.S. Travel Salutes Departing TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    “Peter Neffenger deserves every bit of the respect he has earned from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. What once looked to be a period of unending challenges for TSA turned out to be an era of remarkable progress …

  • More...

Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • Britain gets set for best ever Chinese New Year

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    The national tourism agency, along with partners from London and across Britain, is holding a Chinese New Year preview event for Chinese travel trade and press on Wednesday 11 January at the Hippodrome Casino, in the heart of London’s Chinatown. …

  • VisitBritain hosts first tourism mission to India in three years

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    More than 20 suppliers from the UK are set to showcase what makes Britain a GREAT destination to Indian buyers at the ‘Destination Britain India’ event, this year being held in Pune from Wednesday 11 January to Friday 13 January. …

  • More...

    AMERICA

  • Mayor Garcetti and L.A. Tourism & Convention Board Announce Record

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. today announced Los Angeles welcomed 47.3 million visitors in 2016, surpassing mid-year forecasts and breaking visitation records for the sixth …

  • Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record, Welcoming 42.9 Million Visitors In 20

    Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    For the third consecutive year, Las Vegas continued historic visitation growth, setting a new all-time record. The “Entertainment Capital of the World” welcomed 42.9 million visitors in 2016, surpassing 2015’s record-setting 42.3 million.   “Las Vegas continues to see increased …

  • More...

    MIDDLE EAST

  • Abu Dhabi – the third fastest-growing global tourism destination

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Abu Dhabi has found its place among the fastest-growing destinations of the world with overnight visitors registering a double-digit growth in recent times. Abu Dhabi’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) was 19.81% between 2009 and 2016, which places it alongside …

  • US$104 billion global spa market to rub off on the UAE

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    The global wellness industry grew 10.6% to become a US$3.72 trillion market in 2015, with the spa market a key driver according to new research from the Global Wellness Institute (GWI). The research mirrored the growth in the MENA region …

  • More...

    ASIA

  • Indonesia sets ways to attract foreign visitors vacationing in Thailan

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Keen to gain benefit from Thailand’s tourism sector, Indonesia sets ways to attract foreign visitors vacationing in Thailand. The latter welcomed over 30 million ones throughout last year.   To address the aim, Indonesia would extensively promote its tour destinations …

  • Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign launched in Singapore

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    In a bid to promote ASEAN as a single, unified travel destination, the Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign was launched in Singapore on Wednesday.   The campaign was launched by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. At the opening of the …

  • More...

TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Emirates introduce moisturising pyjamas for First Class travellers

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Emirates launched “the world’s first moisturising sleepwear for the skies” for those flying overnight.     The luxuries of First Class plane travel are getting a new dimension with the introduction of the moisturising pyjamas! Warm towels, champagne, beds, fancy …

  • Growth of corporate demand continues with United Airlines in 2017

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    United Airlines saw a rise in the corporate flying demands in 2016 and its push continued in the first weeks of 2017 as well. Both demand and pricing picked up for the airlines as the executives said that during the …

  • More...

    CRUISE NEWS

  • Business-building industry veteran Ken Muskat named CEO of SkySea

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Veteran industry executive Ken Muskat has been named the new chief executive officer of SkySea, a growing cruise line focused on the emerging Chinese cruise market.     Tailored to the specific tastes of Chinese consumers, SkySea is carving out …

  • Europe’s Le Boat Expanding in 2017

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    From the picturesque new boating base in Hindeloopen, Holland, to the scenic natural vistas of Toronto’s Rideau Canal, Le Boat is making great strides in 2017 as it expands its operations on both sides of the Atlantic. This year, the …

  • More...

    HOTEL NEWS

  • AIANA Makkah ready to welcome guests during Ramadan and Haj in 2017

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Aiana Hotels & Resorts is set to open its first property in Saudi Arabia, AIANA Makkah in time for Ramadan and Haj, 2017. The hotel will provide functional, 594 well-appointed rooms, efficient and warm service inspired by Indian service ethos …

  • Restaurant Law Center Files Petition with U.S. Supreme Court in Nation

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Today, the Restaurant Law Center is leading the effort of asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case, National Restaurant Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of Labor, et al., brought by the National Restaurant Association, the Alaska Cabaret, …

  • More...

    TOURISM NEWS

  • Osaka lures in 9.4 million tourists in 2016

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    More than 9.4 million foreign tourists have arrived in the region of Osaka in Japan last year, as declared by the tourism authorities of Osaka earlier this week.   The figure marks an increase of about 31% on 2015 and …

  • Lucky day for campers at Lucky Bay

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Further work will take place this year to expand camping facilities at Lucky Bay, east of Esperance, including eight to 10 premium campsites with their own deck or verandah, their own ablutions and camp kitchen.   The State Government has …

  • More...

IN CONVERSATION WITH

Travel And Tour World conducted an exclusive interview with Shinu Pillai, Exhibition Director, ibtm Arabia which will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 7 – 9 February, 2017.

Read More...

TRAVEL INDUSTRY LEADERS

Kerrin Macphie
Director of Sales at ACC Liverpool

Carina Bauer
CEO of the IMEX Group

Mr. Simon Press
Reed Travel Exhibitions Director, World Travel Market

Chris Doyle
Executive Director-Europe of Adventure Travel Trade Association

Carol Wallace

(CEO & President of San Diego Convention Centre)

Mr. David Ruetz
Head of ITB Berlin

Tom Noonan
President and CEO, Visit Baltimore

Dr. Christian Göke
COO of Messe Berlin

Ms Kazuko Toda
Director, Convention Marketing Department of TCVB

Mr. Subhash Goyal
President, IATO

Nino Gruettke
Executive Director – ITB Asia

Joe Mclnerney
American Hospitality and Lodging Association President

Michael W. McCormick
Executive Director and COO of GBTA

Mr. Craig Moyes
Portfolio Director, AIBTM Global Events Portfolio Reed Travel

Ms. Lois Hall
(Exhibition Director of GIBTM)

Karen Bolinger
The Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne Convention Bureau

Mr. Shannon Stowell
President ATTA

Felicity Page
Reed Travel Exhibitions, CIBTM International Marketing Manager

Makiko Matsuda Healy
Vice President, Tourism Development, NYC & Company

Graeme Barnett
EIBTM Exhibition Director

Ms. Patchareeboon Sakulpitakphon
The Project Manager for The Code shares

Ms. Stephanie Chow
Executive Assistant Manager Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort

Mr. Markus_Muller
Vice President Sales and Marketing Asia Moevenpick Hotels and Resorts

Alison Gilmore
Exhibition Director, ILTM

Erik Wolf
Executive Director & Founder at World FoodTravel Association

Ken Morrison
Chief Executive of Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF)

James Hogan
Etihad Airways CEO

Tom Jenkins
Executive Director of ETOA

Subhash Goyal
STIC Travel Group & President

Anish Kumar
Secretary of ATTOI and CEO

Nikhil Desai
Managing Director, Goa Tourism Development Corporation

Mr. Parvez Dewan
Tourism Secretary of India

Nils Haupt
Director of corporate communications

Enver Duminy
CEO of Cape Town Tourism

Marco Saxer
Marco Saxer, General Manager of Swissotel, Kolkata

Konstantin Zeuke
General Manager, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Tammy Jo Long
Founder & President of the Luxury Living Savannah

Sylvie Bourget
Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Via Rail Canada

Mr. Eric Van Piggelen
Chief Executive Officer BCCK.

Michael Stief
Media Spokesperson of Zurich Airport

Dr Ahmad Belhoul
CEO of Strategy and Tourism Sector Development

Jenny Herbison
Director of Mobile at Skyscanner

Mrs. Ratna Chadha
Chief Executive, TIRUN Travel Marketing, India Representative: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Sanjay Reddy
Managing Director of Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore

Mr. Jeet Sawhney
MD, Abacus India

Adrienne Clarke
Head of Conference Sales of The Convention Centre Dublin

Dr. Michael Kerkloh
CEO of Munich Airport

Ms. Barrie Seidenberg
President and CEO, Viator

Mark Walsh, Portfolio Director
Reed Travel Exhibitions

FREDERIC DE PARDIEU
mtrip’s CEO

Harsh Dhingra
Chief Country Representative, Bombardier Transportation India

Taleb Rifai
Deputy Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Al Tareq Al Ameri
Chief Executive Officer of Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi

Francesca Nina Soemitro
Director of Market Development Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy

Graeme Barnett
Senior Exhibition Director EIBTM, Reed Travel Exhibitions

Izabela Helbin
Director of the Krakow Festival Office

Tim Jacox
executive vice president of sales and marketing, Un-Cruise Adventures

Mike Lee
Vice President of Sales for Marina Bay Sands

The Hon’ble Chief Minister ‘Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling’, Govt. of Sikkim

The Hon’ble Tourism Minister ‘Shri Ugen T. Gyatso’, Govt. of Sikkim

The Hon’ble Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism ‘Shri D. N. Sherpa’, Govt. of Sikkim.

Lois Wilcox

Exhibition Manager IBTM Arabia

Nick Waight

The Managing Director of Group Convention Centres

Mr. Ronald van Weezel

General Manager of Hilton Sydney

Mr. Nick Pilbeam
Travel Divisional Director of Reed Travel Exhibitions

Daniel Levine
Trends Experts and Keynote Speaker

Gloria Molins
The founder and CEO of Trip4real

Kelly Tompkins
The CEO and Founder of AdventureLink

Ms. Katrina Leung
Executive Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore)

Robert Friedman
Vice President, Brand Management and Marketing, Amtrak

Mr. Edmund Bartlett
Chairman of UNWTO

Mark Speranza
William Vale as Director of Sales and Marketing

ECTAA
The Group of national travel agents’ and tour operators’

Mr. Sidh N C
Director at QnA International

Katrina Leung
Executive Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore)

Shinu Pillai
Exhibition Director, ibtm Arabia

Read More...

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 01 AIME 2017
  • 03 itb-berlin 2017
  • 09 AITF17
  • 10 ibtmarabia-2017
  • 10 uitt16
  • 11 arabian-travel-mart 2017
  • 12 mitt 2016
  • 12 SATTE 17
  • 12 TTF17
  • 13 balttour 2017
  • 13 Digital Travel 2017
  • 14 OTM 2017
  • 15 Iran Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference 2017
  • 15 mice-arabia 17
  • 16 EMITT 2017
  • 17 exhibitionexcellenceawards 2017
  • 21 IITM 2016
  • 43 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

More Events...
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com