Tag: domestic travel

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:30

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a premier travel destination. For Brand USA, the U.S. Travel Association's ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% compared to April 2018. April ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019 21:22

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have been due to a holiday? Travel to and within the ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:04

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February 2018. This was the slowest ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019 21:19

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). However, the predictive Leading Travel Index (LTI) continues ... Read More

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:03

More than 363,000 airline passengers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in February, an increase of 2.7%, or roughly 10,000 travelers, over the same month last year. The ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:20

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to the World ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:31

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s economy, according to the World ... Read More

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:53

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to the World Travel & ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:49

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s economy, according to the World ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:30

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of ... Read More

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:20

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) ... Read More

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:14

In 2018, the Greek Travel & Tourism sector grew at a rate of 6.9% - over three and a half times the pace of its wider national economy, which grew ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

editor editor- February 21, 2019 21:35

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, as its new national chair. Ferguson, who served on the ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:20

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's 108th straight month of overall ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019 02:10

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 18:30

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ 9% vs 2016); according to a Hospitality Report published in ... Read More

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 15:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% compared to November 2017, a slight ... Read More

International inbound travel expected to peter out

editor editor- January 8, 2019 18:16

The growth of both international and domestic travel are projected to decelerate in the first few months of 2019. Read More

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 08:25

Being spot on with what island tours have to offer is important as tourists perceive certain destinations, for instance ones in the South-east Asia, to be both value-for-money as well ... Read More

US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 07:20

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in October, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's 106th straight month of overall ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

Virgin America named Best US Airline

editor editor- October 18, 2012 09:14

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic travel, took top honors as "Best U.S. Read More

Touring most majestic homes and gardens in US

editor editor- March 29, 2012 09:12

From a Revolution-era plantation in Charleston, South Carolina, to Frank Lloyd Wright's sleek Arizona compound, here's a guide to the country's most majestic historic homes -- and the must-see gardens Read More

Greyhound announces biggest service expansion

editor editor- March 16, 2012 09:07

DALLAS, TX - Greyhound today announced details for what representatives call the biggest service expansion for Greyhound Express since its inception a little more than a year ago. Read More

Namibian tourism seeks local support

editor editor- August 19, 2010 03:46

A number of players in the tourism sector have joined the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) to promote domestic tourism. The NTB's campaign is called 'Local Tourism Is Nawa'. Read More

Filipinos going for ride in the country

editor editor- March 17, 2008 04:54

A new trend is emerging in the local travel industry—Filipinos are becoming less and less “a foreigner in their own land.” According to the Philippine Travel Agencies Association, an uptrend ... Read More

Tourism losing the next generation

editor editor- March 4, 2008 05:00

Children denied family holidays in Australia are likely to grow up seeking trips overseas, contributing to a broader decline in domestic tourism, a report by Tourism Australia has found. Read More