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Indian airlines embark on aggressive hiring strategy

NEW DELHI, India - Air carriers have embarked on an aggressive hiring strategy with plans to add over 5,000 jobs this year, industry officials have said.

Australia holds its appeal as top world destination for professionals to...

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia is the third most desired place for professionals to relocate to, says a new report, despite economic challenges and the current high exchange rate making it expensive fo

Global tourism organizations say travel is central to stimulating jobs

Ahead of the G20 world leaders’ meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico, next week, the UNWTO and WTTC call on the leaders to consider travel and tourism as an engine for economic growth and stimulating the gl

Bankrupt American Air to outsource maintenance, axe 13K jobs

AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, announced Wednesday that it must cut labor costs by 20%, as the third-biggest national carrier restructures itself under bankruptcy protection.

SCTA offers 400 tourism jobs to young Saudis in Riyadh

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has announced that 400 jobs have been offered to young Saudis to work in the travel and tourism sector in Riyadh.

2600 jobs to be cut as Philippines Airlines restructures

Philippines Airlines (PAL) is all set to cut 2,600 jobs as it restructures to curb losses.

FAA employees urge immediate action on FAA furloughs

WASHINGTON - Today, approximately 4,000 employees at the FAA represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NAT

Furloughed United pilots offered positions at Continental

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Taiwan: Chinese individual tourists expected to create 400,000 jobs

Mainland Chinese individual tourists are expected to help create 400,000 jobs in Taiwan, the Tourism Bureau yesterday said.

UN launches initiative to spur job creation for Africa’s poor

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched an initiative to boost job creation through involving low-income people in Africa in business development programmes as customers, employee

ISME: Nearly 200,000 Ireland’s tourism jobs “under threat”

The Government needs to do more for the tourism industry here or nearly 200,000 jobs could be "under threat", according to ISME (Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association).

Bartlett: Lucea tourism projects will create 3000 jobs

The upcoming expansion of tourism facilities in Jamaica's northwest will create 3,000 jobs and help attract more visitors, the government said.

Official: Pakistan International Airlines cannot be run efficiently

KARACHI - The success of Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) workers in forcing Managing Director Aijaz Haroon out will encourage labour unions in other public sector organisations to challenge m

New Zealand emerges as an entrepreneurial powerhouse

NEW YORK - New Zealand has begun the 2011 year as one of the most entrepreneurial countries on the planet. It is "an entrepreneurial powerhouse," according to The Economist.

Japan Airlines sued by fired pilots and flight attendants

Tokyo - Nearly 150 former employees of Japan Airlines sued the company Wednesday, demanding their jobs back.

Namibian tourism sector has great potential for employment creation

Federation of Namibia Tourism Associations (Fenata) Chief Executive Officer, Jackie Asheeke, has said while the tourism sector has great potential for employment creation, more people can be absorbed

Airline employment in US lowest in 13 years

NEW YORK – Full flights? Get used to them. Stressed flight attendants and call centers in India? Get used to those, too.

Guatemala wants more cruise ships

Authorities and companies in Guatemala have formed The Guatemalan Tourism Institute whose goal it is to promote the cruise industry in this Central American country.

US airlines have lost 54K jobs in last two years

NEW YORK — U.S. airlines have cut jobs for two straight years, the government said Wednesday, as accelerating layoffs and outsourcing sped up a downward slide that started in 2001.

Half of food and beverage execs expect to cut jobs or...

NEW YORK, NY - When it comes to specific hiring plans, 23 percent of senior food and beverage executives thought they would cut headcount this year and 26 percent expected no change.

Emirates Airlines to host a job fair in Houston

Emirates Airlines is hosting its inaugural recruitment day in Houston on June 26 as part of a global effort to fill some 3,700 pilot and cabin crew positions.

US tourism employment expected to increase annually through 2015

San Francisco – According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, United States tourism employment is expected to increase annually through 2015 with more than 2.4 million jobs.

Japan Airlines to eliminate 16,500 jobs

Japan Airlines Corp plans to reduce its workforce by a third within the fiscal year to lower labor costs by 81.7 billion yen a year, the Nikkei business daily said.

Marasa in recruitment drive for soon to open Chobe Safari Lodge

Marasa Holdings, the owning and managing company for Paraa and Mweya safari lodges, has now put adverts into the local dailies aiming to recruit a full complement of staff for their soon to open Chobe

US lost almost a quarter of airline jobs in last 10...

As the U.S. airline industry lost tens of billions of dollars over the past 10 years, it also lost a tremendous number of employees.Nearly one in every four U.S.

Continental to eliminate 600 more jobs

Continental Airlines Inc. said it will eliminate 600 additional reservation-agent jobs, about 23 percent of its total, as more travelers book their own flights.

100 airline jobs added in Milwaukee

AirTran Airways announced today that it will open both a pilot and flight attendant base in Milwaukee to support its increased operations.

Unprecedented job losses at Van Nuys Airport

Tenants at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) today requested relief from increasing rental rates and charges that have contributed to unprecedented job losses at the airport and left many businesses struggling t