Global Travel News

  • Bruges Welcomes 1,000 ERUS Meeting Participants

     Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    During ERUS17, international experts will perform16 urological operations at the OLV Ziekenhuis in Aalst, using the latest generation of surgical robots. The focus of the meeting will be on practical instructions on robotic surgery with live-surgery sessions, courses by the …

  • It’s Time To Visit #CaliforniaWineCountryNOW

     Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    As the threat from wildfires subsides, California’s Wine Country communities now face the daunting task of healing.   Tourism is the Wine Country’s lifeblood. Many residents and businesses, even those not directly impacted by the fires, lost weeks of work …

  • Bombardier MOVIA Fleet to Double Capacity on Singapore Downtown Line

     Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Bombardier Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has completed the delivery of 141 new BOMBARDIER MOVIA Metro cars for Singapore’s underground Downtown Line (DTL), part of its mass rapid transit (MRT) network.   The opening ceremony of the final phase of …

  • Passengers Want Technology To Give Them More Control Over Their Travel Experience

     Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2017 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) which revealed that passengers expect technology to give them more personal control over their travel experience. Based on 10,675 responses from around the globe, …

  • IATA and ACI Launch New Experience in Travel and Technologies

     Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative. In light of the projected doubling of air travel demand by 2036, new on-ground concepts are, …

  • American Airlines and TSA Launch Automated Screening Lanes at Miami International Airport

     Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    American Airlines, in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Miami-Dade Aviation Department, has launched two automated security screening lanes in Terminal D at Miami International Airport (MIA).     These new automated screening lanes, funded by American, incorporate …

  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Celebrates Record Sales Success!

     Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Record demand for cruises in October, combined with last week’s bumper sales – 70% higher than the same week last year – has seen Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines smash its annual target for 2017, with ten weeks still to go! …

  • Tracking The Future Of The Tourism Sector

     Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    A combination of low wages growth, higher household debt levels and dwindling disposable income could see many Australians cut back on their annual summer holiday, new research undertaken by the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) and Nielsen has found. …

  • Visiting Friends and Family Campaign Proving To Be a Success

     Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Tourism WA has received more than 60 industry offers from Experience Perth members as part of the Visiting Friends and Relatives campaign, which launched on Sunday.   This is a great example of Tourism WA working together with Experience Perth …

  • Boost For WA’s Regional Visitor Centres

     Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Thirty-three regional visitor centres across Western Australia have received State Government funding for projects to help make them more sustainable.     The Regional Visitor Centre Sustainability Grant Program, made possible by Tourism Western Australia and Royalties for Regions, provides …

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