News Pick

  • Indonesian Resort Anticipates Quake After Feeling Numerous Tremors

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    INDONESIAN Authorities have hiked the alert levels for a volcano on the resort island of Bali after hundreds of small tremors stoked fears that it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.   Mount Agung, about …

  • Suspected bomb threat in Indigo flier’s baggage

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    A bomb hoax over presence of an alleged ‘explosive’ in the baggage of a passenger sent the security staff into a tizzy at the Mangaluru airport on Tuesday.   The passenger was booked to fly in budget carrier Indigo to …

  • More...
  • Changi Airport, world’s sixth busiest for international passengers

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Due to the low jet fuel prices, affordable air travel key and rising air transport demand Changi Airport still retains the position of the world’s sixth busiest international passenger traffic. Dubai International Airport, London’s Heathrow Airport and the Hong Kong …

  • Americans love autumn travel reveals AAA survey

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Summer’s over and kids are back in school, but many people are making plans for at least one more getaway this fall, before the arrival of another busy holiday season. According to a new survey from AAA, more than one …

  • More...

Global Travel News

  • TAT To Target More Japanese First Timers And Female Visitors

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Promoting more Japanese first timers and female visitors to Thailand will be a core theme of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s marketing presence at the Tourism Expo Japan 2017 (TEJ), the country’s largest trade event to be held between …

  • London City Airport announces Wilma Allan as new Chief Finance Officer

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    London City Airport (LCY) today announced that following an extensive search and selection process that Wilma Allan will be appointed as its new Chief Finance officer. Wilma has over 20 years’ experience in finance, procurement, systems and IT management and …

  • More...
  • MAG Launches New “Connect” Programme To Support People To Find A J

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    London Stansted owner and the UK’s biggest airport group, MAG, is launching a major new recruitment drive, called MAG Connect, in response to expected growth in the coming years.     MAG Connect, which is being announced as part of …

  • Thailand Wins Four PATA Gold Awards 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and two Thai tourism operators are the proud winners of the PATA Gold Awards 2017, bringing to the kingdom four prestigious international accolades.TAT’s “Village to the World” corporate social responsibility project has won a …

  • More...

Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • La Spezia’s cruise traffic is growing

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    La Spezia is now the growing hub of cruise tourism. As, the city is located in Liguria, Italy, most of the cruises are docked there as there is a growing opportunity of tourism.       Between January and June …

  • “The Blue Walk” Announces 2018 Greece Walking Tour Dates

    Published on : Friday, September 15, 2017

    European walking tour specialist The Blue Walk has announced the 2018 tour dates for the first of the company’s numerous Greece walking tours. The 9-nights Blue Walk Greece, which explores Athens and the islands of Amorgos and Naxos, is scheduled …

  • More...

    AMERICA

  • Magnitude 8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, 5 dead

    Published on : Friday, September 8, 2017

    A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico, triggering tsunami and warnings for the countries across Central America, killing five people.   Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador warnings have been issued in these areas.   It was …

  • Hurricane Irma leaves 10 dead in Carribean, storm heads to Florida

    Published on : Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Blowing with a wind speed of 180 mph Hurricane Irma caused widespread destruction in the northeast Caribbean islands killing around ten people.   The hurricane thrashed and battered the islands of Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands leading …

  • More...

    MIDDLE EAST

  • Arrive in Style with Qatar Airways’ Luxury Global Chauffeur Serv

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Qatar Airways has announced a new premium global chauffeur service offering seamless door-to-door transfers for customers in all cabin classes. The convenient new luxury service is designed to take the stress out of passengers’ travel plans.   This new service …

  • Saudi Arabia hopes on pilgrimage to expand tourism and revenue

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Mecca’s Grand Mosque is visited by millions of Muslim pilgrims every year.   Both Hilton and Marriott have $3.2 billion Jabal Omar complex in the pipeline here that is being built to bring hotels, restaurants and luxury malls to the …

  • More...

    ASIA

  • China links with Nepal through highway

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    China along with Nepal has opened the highway link of around 40.4km highway between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city center in Tibet to public.   This highway link will link the Chinese highways to the Nepal’s national border, which will …

  • To ease transportation, Andhra Pradesh Tourism in India partners with

    Published on : Saturday, September 16, 2017

    To improve the tourism opportunity in Andhra Pradesh, the south Indian state, the tourism department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zoomcar, online car rental service app, to boost transportation services, tourism and create employment opportunities.     …

  • More...

TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Half of Stranded Ryanair Fliers Accommodated in New Flights

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Ryanair said more than half of the passengers whose travel plans went awry due to its cancellation of more than 2,000 flights have now been accommodated in new flights.   The Ireland-based carrier said the number of customers inconvenienced by …

  • Suspected bomb threat in Indigo flier’s baggage

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    A bomb hoax over presence of an alleged ‘explosive’ in the baggage of a passenger sent the security staff into a tizzy at the Mangaluru airport on Tuesday.   The passenger was booked to fly in budget carrier Indigo to …

  • More...

    CRUISE NEWS

  • La Spezia’s cruise traffic is growing

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    La Spezia is now the growing hub of cruise tourism. As, the city is located in Liguria, Italy, most of the cruises are docked there as there is a growing opportunity of tourism.       Between January and June …

  • Arrival of Crystal Serenity increase Canada tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Cruise ships arrival is doubling and also increasing the scope of Canada tourism.     The tiny Inuit town of Cambridge Bay is now surged with the tourists in this summer.     The Crystal Serenity, a 13-deck cruise ship …

  • More...

    HOTEL NEWS

  • Leonardo Hotel introduces female friendly rooms with security

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Scottish hotel chain Leonardo Hotel launches ‘women-friendly rooms’, providing the services with female room services and the men-only floors so guests feel safer.       This European hotel chain Leonardo Hotel has launched a range of “women friendly rooms” …

  • Weak pound paves massive growth curve for UK hotel sector even in 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    The hotel sector of London is ready to remain strong amidst challenges to the hospitality industry of the UK, as revealed by a fresh report released today.   The weaker pound would continue triggering growth in revenues and bookings across …

  • More...

    TOURISM NEWS

  • World Tourism Day to focus on sustainable sectoral development

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Director of destinations and sustainability at Abta, Nikki White said that World Tourism Day will raise awareness of the value of the sector to society.   Next Wednesday is World Tourism Day, a day observed to raise awareness of the …

  • Tourism boom to push visitors in Magnetic Island development sites

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    As per Ray White Commercial Townsville, a flourishing tourism sector of the Magnetic Island should propel interest for two major development sites at Nelly Bay.   Ray White Commercial Townsville is marketing the Magnetic Island Shopping Centre in Sooning St …

  • More...

IN CONVERSATION WITH

Travel And Tour World is glad to present an interaction with Marta Mills, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, TransCaucasian Trail Association (TCTA). She highlights the growth strategies of TCTA and about introducing the magic of trekking in the Caucasus ranges.

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

Marta Mills
Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, TransCaucasian Trail Association

Read More...

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

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 03 itb-asia 2017
  • 04 Imex America 2017
  • 10 Globalwellnesssummit 2017
  • 11 AHIF 2017
  • 12 TTF17
  • 13 Frontiers Forum 2017
  • 14 bltm 2017
  • 15 leisure 17
  • 16 OTDYKH 2017
  • 16 SKAL 17
  • 17 hospitalityqatar 17
  • 17 worldmiceday 2017
  • 18 TRAVEL-TECH-MIDDLE 2017
  • 18 worldmiceday 2017
  • 19 IITM
  • 19 TTG Incontri 2017
  • 43 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

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