Tag: expenses

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecasts in December ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:20

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million in the state in 2018. That spending resulted in 5,800 ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

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

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: • 19% of people would ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in major US cities, each airport ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 17:30

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and vibrant industries in our country. Tourism, after all, is among ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the first quarter of 20181, according ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... Read More

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 01:30

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) today announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2018. A record number of travelers were welcomed at Montréal-Trudeau, leading to a strong 7.0% ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 08:10

Boards propose dividend increase to EUR2 - Outlook remains positive In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG continued on its growth path, achieving new records in revenue ... Read More

Record travel insurance claims expected after grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:37

Travel insurance claims advocates at InsureMyTrip are gearing up for a record number of claims following the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets nationwide. "This is a very rare occurrence ... Read More

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

editor editor- March 14, 2019 04:14

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, welcomes visitors with its exotic beaches and fine hotels. It is a great destination for holidays and relaxation. As Mark Twain said: ... Read More

Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 02:10

Trans States Airlines now offers the highest new hire bonus package of any regional airline, with up to $60,000 in signing bonuses available to new First Officers. The new bonus, ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019 02:08

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern Africa Region since 2014 by M. Sebban, the Founder and ... Read More

Making air travel affordable and accessible to the common man

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019 02:16

Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, today advised state government to board the “Udan” regional connectivity scheme to give a fillip to intra-regional and inter-regional ... Read More

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:15

Despite a 3.4-percent year-over-year increase in RevPAR in January, profit per room at UK hotels dropped by 2.6 percent due to rising costs, according to the latest full-service hotels tracking ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 21:15

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.62 billion in January 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to January 2018, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... Read More

Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:25

European aerospace giant Airbus has announced Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021. The announcement came after Airbus' biggest customer, Emirates, reduced the number of orders for ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019 07:02

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A and Customer Financing € 2.9 billion EBIT (reported) € 5.0 billion; ... Read More

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:30

Five people were injured as the airstair collapsed while passengers were boarding a flight from the Siberian city of Barnaul to Moscow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-X7py_oDhc CCTV camera footage shows people falling as ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $17.82 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 20:10

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent $17.82 billion in 2018, an increase of 6.8 percent compared to 2017, according to preliminary year-end statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. ... Read More

Keeping your furry children happy while traveling

editor editor- January 16, 2019 23:57

The public perception of airline travel for pets has taken a severe blow due to exaggerated accounts of pet deaths. Read More

Skal International Orlando announces new Board officers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 20:53

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business and helping communities locally, nationally and internationally, has officially installed ... Read More

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:12

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back to the Malaysia based budget airline AirAsia. For AirAsia, the deal ... Read More

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 09:24

Los Angeles now joins the growing list of other major U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco, that have stepped up recently to pass or strengthen ... Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:17

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number of measures to better balance, manage, and distribute visitor numbers ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:30

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also reporting rising visitor numbers. Following ... Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017 08:59

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel industry rate, it's not a hoax, it's the cost of ... Read More

Foreign tourists flock to Iran’s ancient Shiraz

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2017 19:15

Nearly 65 percent of hotels in Iran’s ancient city of Shiraz, the capital city of Fars Province, have been booked by foreign tourists for the last quarter of 2017 as ... Read More

Guam: Russian visitors stay longer, spend more

editor editor- December 10, 2013 05:00

HAGATNA, Guam - Guam tourism officials say Russian tourists spend more and stay longer when visiting the unincorporated U.S. territory. Read More

British “holi-debts” reach GBP5.5 billion

editor editor- August 26, 2011 05:43

LONDON, England - Vacationing Britons overspent by more than GBP5.5 billion whilst on their holidays this summer, setting themselves up for months of repayments and cost-cutting, according to new rese Read More

Christmas came early for Young Skal Thailand

editor editor- December 12, 2008 02:03

Young Skal Thailand received a generous sponsorship from Mrs. Corry Bik at the annual SKAL/PATA Christmas lunch at the Chao Phya Park Hotel. The cash donation will cover marketing expenses ... Read More

FAA ordered to pay attorney fees and expenses

editor editor- September 4, 2008 05:55

WASHINGTON, DC (September 3, 2008) - The Chief Administrative Law Judge of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ordered the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to pay two corporate pilots Read More