Tag: first half

The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 06:07

Francis Zimmerman has recently joined the Landmark Bangkok Hotel as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development for Next Story Group as Managing Director, South East Asia. During ... Read More

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:05

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has celebrated the grand opening of its dramatic new waterfront hotel in Doha, introducing the company’s elegant Thai hospitality to the State ... Read More

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 14:15

According to the joint report by the China Tourism Academy and Online Travel Service giant Ctrip, number of outbound Chinese tourists reached 71.3 million in the first half of 2018, ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 02:20

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat praised the country's tourism sector as one of the fastest ... Read More

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 19:25

More businesses than ever before will work with Heathrow to explore new global markets and supply chain opportunities, as 11 locations are set to host Heathrow Business Summits, announced today. ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017. ... Read More

10 hotels and event venues set to open in Hamburg this year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 23:20

Meeting and event planners have even more venue and accommodation options when hosting events in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city. There are 10 hotels set to open this year, with ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... Read More

Global rescue arrives on Jamaica island for tourism security audit review

editor editor- January 9, 2019 20:58

A tourism security audit is currently underway to identify gaps and ensure that destination Jamaica remains safe, secure, and seamless for visitors and locals alike. The aim is to construct a ... Read More

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 18:05

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news conference, held at the Ministry’s New Kingston office yesterday that, ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister committed to new architecture for visitor safety and security

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:15

Safety, security and seamlessness underpin the sense of well-being of visitors crossing borders to visit Jamaica. Read More

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 16:20

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr. Peter Tarlow, will arrive on the island on Sunday to join the team carrying out ... Read More

Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 15:28

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This means that now all three aircraft ... Read More

China’s outbound tourism market surpasses predictions

editor editor- December 17, 2018 21:49

Beijing has close to 1,200 outbound travel agencies and the outbound tourism market to match. Read More

China’s outbound tourist numbers exceed forecast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 19:10

The number of outbound trips made by Chinese tourists in the first half of 2018 was more than 71 million, up 15% from 62 million in 2017. Before the year ... Read More

New Pakistani airlines ‘unlikely’ to launch due to strict aviation policy, taxes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 07:25

According to senior Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority official, new domestic airlines, which obtained licences in recent past, are 'unlikely' to start operations in Pakistan due to strict aviation policy and ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group strengthens its growth with €111.8 million in revenue

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 06:03

At the press conference today, Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) communicated its results as at 30th September 2018. The figures, regarding the Group’s consolidated financial statement, show a total revenue of ... Read More

Cebu Pacific breaks 10 million mark in passenger volume

editor editor- July 28, 2016 07:59

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' carrier, Cebu Pacific, flew over 10 million passengers from January to June this year, an increase of 9% over the same period in 2015. Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015 01:05

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or both could become super typhoons. Read More

IATA: Airline industry lost over $6 Billion first half of the year

editor editor- September 2, 2009 08:41

LONDON -- The airline industry lost more than $6 billion in the first half of the year, but there are signs that passenger numbers and air-freight volumes are improving, the ... Read More

Guam can’t cash in on promises for the future

editor editor- August 17, 2009 03:23

Billions in buildup funding may just be around the corner, but the island's private sector can’t cash in on promises for the future, so they’ve had to shed jobs and ... Read More