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Tourism contributes about 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions

TOURISM CONTRIBUTES ABOUT 8 PERCENT OF GLOBAL GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Tourist travel has become an important way of rediscovering ourselves, learning about new cultures, rejuvenating our minds and souls...

IATA urges US govt, industry to work together to boost aviation growth

IATA URGES US GOVT, INDUSTRY TO WORK TOGETHER TO BOOST AVIATION GROWTH

In order to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand for air travel to, from and within the country...

 
 
 
Visitor arrivals to Singapore hit record high last year

VISITOR ARRIVALS TO SINGAPORE HIT RECORD HIGH LAST YEAR

Last year, visitor arrivals to Singapore hit a record high, far exceeding targets, and preliminary estimates of tourism spending showed...

Growth in Australian tourism boosts biggest hotel building boom

GROWTH IN AUSTRALIAN TOURISM BOOSTS BIGGEST HOTEL BUILDING BOOM

Tourism Accommodation Australia intends to add 272 hotels in the Australia's capitals over the next six years. That would mean 45,000...

 
 
 
Sri Lanka tourism - Little attention paid on ROI despite staggering 2.2 million tourists!

SRI LANKA TOURISM - LITTLE ATTENTION PAID ON ROI DESPITE STAGGERING 2.2 MILLION TOURISTS!

Sri Lanka tourism in 2018 was said to have reached an all-time height, with an astounding 2.2 million tourists visiting the country....

Czech Republic's lively capital city, Prague attracts nearly 8 million tourists last year

CZECH REPUBLIC'S LIVELY CAPITAL CITY, PRAGUE ATTRACTS NEARLY 8 MILLION TOURISTS LAST YEAR

Prague attracted almost 7.9 million visitors in 2018. It is a 3.2 percent increase compared to 2017. The foreign tourists accounted...

 
 
 
NYC Half Marathon Guide Dog Relay

NYC HALF MARATHON GUIDE DOG RELAY

On Sunday, March 17, 2019, a team of Guiding Eyes dogs will help us accomplish something that has never been done before. Thanks to...

New app to draw greater number of Chinese tourists to Scotland

NEW APP TO DRAW GREATER NUMBER OF CHINESE TOURISTS TO SCOTLAND

From Tuesday, the VisitScotland app will appear on popular Chinese instant messaging service WeChat. Users in WeChat can now browse...

 
 
 
In January, Dubrovnik experiences record number of tourists!

IN JANUARY, DUBROVNIK EXPERIENCES RECORD NUMBER OF TOURISTS!

For Dubrovnik tourism, it has been a record start for the year, the Croatian Tourist Board reported on Monday. As per the eVisitor...

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Named 1 Hotel in French Polynesia by TripAdvisor

FOUR SEASONS RESORT BORA BORA NAMED 1 HOTEL IN FRENCH POLYNESIA BY TRIPADVISOR

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora was named the 1 Hotel in French Polynesia in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. Based on...

 
 
 
Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras Opens for Sale as Company Announces Inaugural Season Itineraries

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE'S MARDI GRAS OPENS FOR SALE AS COMPANY ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL SEASON ITINERARIES

Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras - already creating buzz among cruise fans - is now open for sale of its inaugural schedule for 2020. Mardi...

Edinburg councilors are all geared up to introduce tourist tax

EDINBURG COUNCILORS ARE ALL GEARED UP TO INTRODUCE TOURIST TAX

As per a new report, proposals for bringing in a £2 tourist tax in Edinburgh would be capped at seven nights. Edinburgh City Council...

 
 
 
Eugene's Inn at the Fifth hotel named to top U.S. hotels list

EUGENE'S INN AT THE FIFTH HOTEL NAMED TO TOP U.S. HOTELS LIST

Eugene's Inn at the 5th hotel earned some lofty accolades from TripAdvisor. The online travel and restaurant accommodations and Review...

Kuwait civil aviation industry to receive 20 billion U.S. dollars in next decade

KUWAIT CIVIL AVIATION INDUSTRY TO RECEIVE 20 BILLION U.S. DOLLARS IN NEXT DECADE

Kuwait is expected to invest 20 billion U.S. dollars in the civil aviation industry in the next decade, Kuwaiti official said recently. During...

 
 
 
Israel opens its airport to boost tourism in Eilat

ISRAEL OPENS ITS AIRPORT TO BOOST TOURISM IN EILAT

Israel opened a new international airport outside its Red Sea resort of Eilat on January 21, hoping to boost winter tourism from Europeans...

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

TRAVELLERS EMBRACE AIRBNB FOR 2019 CHINESE NEW YEAR, SONGKRAN AND GOLDEN WEEK

The new data shows that travellers to Thailand are increasingly turning to Airbnb for accommodation during big tourism events. Last...

 
 
 
Kenya tourism crossed the 2 m mark in 2018 thanks to political stability

KENYA TOURISM CROSSED THE 2 M MARK IN 2018 THANKS TO POLITICAL STABILITY

The political stability in Kenya sent the tourism numbers hurtling to 2.02 million. The stability is largely attributed to the handshake...

Bedsonline celebrates the New Year, continuing its +3% commission bonanza worldwide

BEDSONLINE CELEBRATES THE NEW YEAR, CONTINUING ITS +3% COMMISSION BONANZA WORLDWIDE

Bedsonline, the leading global provider of accommodation and complementary products exclusively for travel agents, has announced today...

 
 
 
China reveals plans for carrier relocation to Beijing's new airport

CHINA REVEALS PLANS FOR CARRIER RELOCATION TO BEIJING'S NEW AIRPORT

China's aviation regulator published on Thursday plans for airline relocation to Beijing's new mega-airport set to open this year and...

$92M contract awarded to expand Corpus Christi Ship Channel

$92M CONTRACT AWARDED TO EXPAND CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - An Illinois company has won a $92 million contract to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel to accommodate...