travel and tourism

  • Singapore announces first carbon neutral MICE venue

    Published on : Wednesday, September 16, 2020

    Sands Expo and Convention Centre is now recognised as Singapore’s first carbon neutral MICE venue. The convention centre located at Marina Bay Sands is now happy to announce its status as the first carbon neutral MICE venue in Singapore. Already …

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  • A new 300 room hotel at Lake Lanier to open by 2023

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2020

    The 300-room hotel and conference centre is slated to open at Lake Lanier by 2023.Lake Lanier Islands Management Co. that has leased the state property at the lake north of Atlanta. The PR of the director submitted a plan of …

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  • Airline New Zealand turns more domestic to manage pandemic loss

    Published on : Tuesday, September 1, 2020

    Airline New Zealand announced that they will now focus more on domestic travel over international business. Airline New Zealand recently reported that the on-going pandemic loss is huge and recovery from the situation is uncertain at the moment. Hence, to …

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  • Turkey’s tourism to earn $15 billion despite pandemic

    Published on : Thursday, August 27, 2020

    Turkey’s tourism flourishes despite pandemic and is expected to generate revenue of $15 billion by the end of 2020, states a senior tourism industry representative. The sector is slowly overcoming the pandemic threat and experiencing steep increase in the arrival …

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  • Delta joins CVS Health to increase COVID-19 testing

    Published on : Monday, August 24, 2020

    Delta Airlines recently announced that they will merge with CVS Health to accelerate COVID-19 testing for their employees. This will rebuild confidence in travelling for the customers via Delta Airlines, said a company spokesperson. Owing to the pandemic spread, airlines …

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  • UNWTO launches new call of action for travel and tourism recovery

    Published on : Thursday, April 2, 2020

    The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector. The recommendations are the very first output from the Global Tourism Crisis Committee, established by …

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  • MICE tourism get its new dimension through global travel education

    Published on : Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    Perillo’s Learning Journeys, a division of Perillo Tours specializing in customized travel experiences that combine cultural immersion and hands-on learning, introduces Executive Retreats, Global Education and Trainings specifically designed to renew, recharge and educate corporate teams.       “For …

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  • Travel and tourism is anticipating a drop in the tax burden!

    Published on : Friday, June 28, 2019

    The travel and tourism sector is anticipating a drop in the tax burden, development of infrastructure and superior connectivity from the forthcoming Budget 2019 that will double up the international as well as domestic tourist traffic.   Travel company Cox …

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  • Travel and tourism industry has the potential to create millions of jobs

    Published on : Monday, February 18, 2019

    Travel and tourism is a high-growth industry having the potential to create millions of jobs and boost employment prospects. The WTTC has said that travel and tourism in India supported 41 million jobs in 2017. The industry contributed to 10.4% of …

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  • US needs to be more welcoming to see more visitors and reverse decline

    Published on : Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Travel and tourism is an $8 trillion market – approximately 10% of the world’s GDP, and is expected to increase by 44% in the next decade, according to Jonathan Tisch, the chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. Tisch …

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  • Indian PM invites all for Swachh Bharat Summer Internship to boost tourism

    Published on : Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi  has asked the youngsters of the country to join the ‘Swachh Bharat Summer Internship 2008’ launched by his government and announced incentives, including credit point by the UGC, for participants, saying it is an …

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  • UAE expected to generate 720,000 travel and tourism industry jobs by 2028

    Published on : Friday, April 20, 2018

    The travel and tourism sector of United Arab Emirates is expecting to generate 720,000 jobs by 2028 as the industry has contributed the total AED 154.1 billion ($41.95 billion), which is 11.3 percent to UAE’s GDP in 2017.     …

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  • Mobile air travel booking rises 116% in Saudi Arabia

    Published on : Wednesday, March 21, 2018

    The use of smart phones for air travels has rose a hefty 116 percent in Saudi Arabia in 2017.   The smartphone applications are now emerging as the trendiest among the Saudi Arabians for air bookings while the desktops remained …

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  • Australian tourism hopes more tourism business during Commonwealth Games

    Published on : Monday, January 8, 2018

    Australian tourism officials keep an eye on the upliftment of the travel and tourism business and for this they are capitalizing on the Commonwealth Games.     The officials are expecting the Commonwealth Games April 4-15, 2018 to draw more …

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  • Latin America’s tourism economy is steadily progressing

    Published on : Saturday, December 9, 2017

    The tourism of Latin America is gaining the economical prospect and for this Americans can celebrate a good year for international travel and tourism.     The outbound travellers of Latin America went on more international trips in the first …

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  • Delhi grabs top spot among 30 Indian states with regard to travel and tourism

    Published on : Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Delhi grabbed the top spot among 30 Indian states for its relative competitiveness in the area of travel and tourism.   The biennial state ranking survey, released by the World Travel and Tourism Council India Initiative (WTTCII) and Hotelivate on …

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  • Travel and tourism to generate 31,910,000 jobs directly within the next 10 years

    Published on : Friday, October 27, 2017

    Travel & tourism creates prosperity, being one of the world’s largest economic sectors. The United Nations has chosen 2017 as the ‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development’. This is to further develop the enormous economic, social, cultural, environmental, and …

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  • San Diego Golf & Craft Beer Festival again will hit in St. Mark Golf Club

    Published on : Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    One of the most popular and well accepted event, San Diego Golf & Craft Beer Festival returns to the St. Mark Golf Club in San Marcos on Friday and Saturday, October 27th and 28thth between 11am-5pm each day.     …

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  • Jamaican Tourism Minister will meet technology giants to gear tourism

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Edmund Bartlett, the Tourism Minister of Jamaica will lead his team to San Francisco at California to engage in the strategic meetings at the headquarters of international technology powerhouses Google, Airbnb and Uber for the better transportation to enhance the …

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  • CHTA is looking for the unification in travel associations of the world

    Published on : Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is a uniform body which is looking after the sustainable tourism is now partnering with all the travel associations in the world to strengthen the tourism and hospitality sector in the region.   …

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