Tag: gains

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with 11 European cities dropping out ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by the Electricity Regulatory Authority(ERA) in ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 20:05

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the occasion, ILTM released its latest research identifying three consumer archetypes ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 01:15

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy compared to April 2018. According to the Hawaii ... Read More

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:15

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. The increase of 4.2% over ... Read More

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:20

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality with a program that's been created by its citizens. They ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in situations where individuals are undertaking ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:48

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won numerous tourism industry awards and ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total of 46.3 million passengers flying ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:24

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council. ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 18:30

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is participating the International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin this week. ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:20

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again tourism is a key growth driver of the global economy, ... 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

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:15

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as Heathrow reported its 27th consecutive record month, boosted by passengers ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 21:20

Hotels in Europe suffered a 2.7-percent year-on-year decline in profit per room in December, yet still, annual GOPPAR rose 9.2 percent, marking a second consecutive year of large gains, according ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern some of the emerging trends ... Read More

Flood of millionaire migrants triggers luxury property crisis in Monaco

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

Small principality of Monaco has become so attractive to the ultra-wealthy willing to shelter their funds from taxes that Monaco's reigning monarch Prince Albert II has given the green light ... Read More

MICE gains ground in FITUR

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:36

This year, FITUR launched FITUR MITM - MICE & BUSINESS, a two-day workshop dedicated to business tourism. Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:28

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers than the previous year. The busiest U.S. airport for international ... Read More

Ottawa International Airport sets new passenger record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 02:03

Ottawa International Airport announced that it has reached the 5 million passenger per year milestone. It officially happened on December 23rd, 2018. At year end, the airport served 5,110,801 passengers, ... Read More

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 00:25

Building on October’s GOPPAR gains, UK hotels successfully produced a second consecutive month of profit growth in November, positioning hotels in the region to achieve another successful year of trading, ... 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

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:26

Starlux Airlines is not based in Luxembourg but in Taiwan. The airline is now about to receive 10 Airbus A321 neo planes. Starlux Airlines is planning short-haul flights from Taiwan ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:30

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism on the island famous for tropical and warm beaches, historical ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. Read More

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 07:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.3% compared to the same month ... 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

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018 12:27

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a sad reality of the global travel and tourism industry. Silence ... Read More

122K visitors experience Guam in April

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 11, 2017 23:29

“More visitors have discovered our beautiful and pristine island. We have more milestones to celebrate as April arrival numbers have jumped to historic levels. I want to congratulate the hard-working ... Read More

Cruising through the rough year

editor editor- February 9, 2010 05:33

It was a rough year in the travel industry in 2009 — airlines, hotels, resorts, rental car firms and other segments of the industry suffered significant financial losses, some of ... Read More

Tourism aims to reap gains safely from Olympic Games

editor editor- August 6, 2008 04:21

China tourism authorities have been working hard with a view to reaping benefits from the Beijing Olympics while ensuring the safety of every tourist, officials said in Beijing on Tuesday. Read More

With his airline protected from soaring fuel prices that are straining US rivals Gary Kelly targets expansion

editor editor- July 7, 2008 04:53

Amid the airline industry's stomach-churning plunge, Gary Kelly, chief executive of Southwest Airlines Co., already is plotting course for the next upswing in air travel. Read More