TRAVEL TRENDS AND FOCUS

Linda Mills joins as VP of communications in Boeing

Boeing  announced the appointment of Linda Mills as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the company’s $58 billion business unit that designs and builds the world’s most advanced and efficient jetliners.     Mills, an award-winning executive with …

Dubai Mall to have virtual reality theme park

VR park a brand new virtual reality attraction is coming to Dubai Mall in the first half of this year.     VR park is designed to be fun for all ages with Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and experiential attractions. …

Wyndham parts with European rentals arm

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.3 billion.     In conjunction with the sale, the European vacation rental …

58% increase in foreign visitors to India on e-tourist visa

There is a massive growth of 58.5% as compared to January 2017 in the number of foreign  visitors arriving on e-Tourist visa in India.     The Ministry of Tourism on Tuesday stated during the month of January, 2018, a …

Sjefke Jansen joins Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is proud to announce that it has appointed a new general manager. The industry veteran Sjefke Jansen brings his award-winning hospitality experience to the historical hotel.       Jansen actually started working in the industry …


  • Linda Mills joins as VP of communications in Boeing

    Published on : Saturday, February 17, 2018

    Boeing  announced the appointment of Linda Mills as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the company’s $58 billion business unit that designs and builds the world’s most advanced and efficient jetliners.     Mills, an award-winning executive with …

    Read More

  • Dubai Mall to have virtual reality theme park

    Published on : Friday, February 16, 2018

    VR park a brand new virtual reality attraction is coming to Dubai Mall in the first half of this year.     VR park is designed to be fun for all ages with Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and experiential attractions. …

    Read More

  • Wyndham parts with European rentals arm

    Published on : Friday, February 16, 2018

    Wyndham Worldwide Corporation today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.3 billion.     In conjunction with the sale, the European vacation rental …

    Read More

  • 58% increase in foreign visitors to India on e-tourist visa

    Published on : Thursday, February 15, 2018

    There is a massive growth of 58.5% as compared to January 2017 in the number of foreign  visitors arriving on e-Tourist visa in India.     The Ministry of Tourism on Tuesday stated during the month of January, 2018, a …

    Read More

  • Sjefke Jansen joins Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is proud to announce that it has appointed a new general manager. The industry veteran Sjefke Jansen brings his award-winning hospitality experience to the historical hotel.       Jansen actually started working in the industry …

    Read More

  • Music tourism is a top trend for 2018 in India

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Music tourism is now becoming a newest trend for 2018 in India. As spring comes, India comes up with the numerous religious and music festivals.     As the travel industry in India gears up for yet another year of …

    Read More

  • Travelport announces new DACH leadership team

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Travelport, the leading Travel Commerce Platform, announced it has formed a new leadership team for the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). The change sees Dieter Rumpel, formerly Travelport’s lead in Germany and Switzerland, expand his role to cover Austria …

    Read More

  • Vertical Systems appoints new MD

    Published on : Tuesday, February 13, 2018

      After the departure of Rob Barker for personal family reasons Vertical Systems has appointed a new managing director, Chris North will take the helm who is currently the sales and marketing director of tour operating division of Instant Holidays …

    Read More

  • SITA wins prestigious award for biometric boarding technology

    Published on : Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    SITA has won the respected Aviation Technology Achievement at Air Transport World’s 2018 Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards. The award was given for SITA’s work with JetBlue and the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to deliver a new secure, …

    Read More

  • Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer of Interstate Hotels & Resorts

    Published on : Monday, February 12, 2018

    Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer. In his new position, Jordan will be responsible for leading all aspects of revenue including sales, marketing, revenue …

    Read More

  • Wynn Resorts CEO steps down

    Published on : Saturday, February 10, 2018

    The Board of Directors of Wynn Resorts reluctantly announced today that it accepted the resignation of Steve Wynn as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors.   The board has appointed Matt Maddox, currently President of the Company, as …

    Read More

  • Airbnb launches new platform for facilitating hotel distribution

    Published on : Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Airbnb is all set to permit hotels and other accommodation providers to list on the site for the very first time via an official third party distribution network.   SiteMinder would be the first platform to act as a channel …

    Read More

  • Canada to welcome new low-cost budget airline ‘Swoop’

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    North America is looking forward to introduce a brand new low-cost air carrier ‘Swoop’ to the travel market of Canada.   It is expected to fly nearly 2,000 miles across the country.   Swoop is the sister of the budget …

    Read More

  • Disney Theme Park generates $5.2 billion revenue, attendance up by 6%

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Disney benefited $1.6 billion reflecting the theme park’s solid performance, the attendance at Disney’s domestic theme parks and resorts jumped 6 percent in the first quarter that ended in December.   The division exceeded analysts’ expectations by generating $5.2 billion …

    Read More

  • Study reveals Q4 2017 was tough for UK hotels but long-term outlook looks strong

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Hotels in over half the 12 cities surveyed in the latest Hotel Bulletin, published this week by HVS, AlixPartners, STR and AM:PM, recorded declining occupancy in Q4 2017, with the other half reporting limited growth.         The …

    Read More

  • Habanos Festival to start, celebrating 20th anniversary with new launches

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    The Habanos Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary. The biggest international event for the world’s best tobacco lovers will be held from 26 February to 2 of March. The Festival will highlight Cohiba and Partagás brands and its new launches.   …

    Read More

  • New global campaign by VisitBritain hopes to boost inbound tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    The campaign ‘I Travel For…’ uses short films and story-telling to shine the spotlight on unexpected experiences and less-explored destinations in Britain, alongside its globally renowned and iconic landmarks and attractions. The campaign aligns the passions that motivate people to …

    Read More

  • Bespoke hotel accreditation program by ACTE for business travellers

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    The Association of Corporate Travel Executives introduced the Business and Conference Hotel Accreditation program to guide corporate travel buyers in selecting business-quality accommodations for their travellers.       Under this program, hotels will be inspected against 350-plus criteria in …

    Read More

  • First Class Holidays appoints Daniel Gathercole as CEO

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Daniel Gathercole has been appointed by First Class Holidays as its new managing director. He will be laedig the long-haul specialist and will join from American Golf where he spent five years in the role of marketing director.   The …

    Read More

  • Pascal Lagardère appointed by Pentahotels

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    Pentahotels, the neighborhood lifestyle hotel group, is pleased to announce the promotion of Pascal Lagardère to the role of Vice President Human Resources.   Pascal previously joined the group as Director of Human Resources Europe in November 2016.In his new …

    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 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM Latin America 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 itb-china 2018
  • 06 Central & Eastern Europe 2018
  • 06 TTF-2018
  • 08 mice-arabia 18
  • 09 JTTX 2018
  • 09 The hotel shows audiarabia 18
  • 10 hotelfair 2018
  • 10 miceforum 18
  • 11 Digital Travel 2018
  • 11 Hotelex-Shanghai 18
  • 12 mitt 18
  • 13 aitf 2018
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

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