Tag: percentage

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 05:45

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would have been one percentage point higher, if FRA had not ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:28

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometres were ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the IPW 2019 in Anaheim, Discover ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:15

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was not enough to prevent profit levels falling for an eighth ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

editor editor- May 31, 2019 01:43

A new Length-of-Stay (LOS) Strategy Report was released today, examining the rates of over 50,000 hotels globally, based on data derived from OTA Insight’s Rate Insight platform. The report provides ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:55

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued to weaken across all departments, according to the latest data ... 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

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:19

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three months (February – April 2019), 384,000 tourists arrived on average ... 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

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s Annual Tourism Monitor 2019 Early ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 22:15

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea and sand brings also makes people in Seychelles - mostly ... Read More

Japan National Tourism Organization & Princess Cruises host Ensemble Travel Group in lesser-known regions of Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 18:20

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has inaugurated a partnership with Princess Cruises, hosting some 140 of Ensemble Travel Group's top travel agents, suppliers and guests on a May 18-25 ... Read More

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 02:54

The plight of Alitalia Airline continues just as expected with negotiations for Alitalia by the Benetton Group ongoing, despite the denials of the case by both parties. "The plan sees ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 3.1%, compared to the same ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 15:30

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this week reached the historic figure of 7,7 billion people. According ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to ... Read More

Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 01:01

A major step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main dive operators have agreed to combine resources to create a ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top 250 UK cities. London continues ... Read More

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 11, 2019 04:06

Italy’s last council of ministers have approved a new decree law with 11 new rules presented by the Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio. Among these, at the last ... 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

US citizen international departures up 6% in 2018

editor editor- April 4, 2019 02:47

U.S. air travel to overseas markets totaled 41.8 million, up nine percent for the year. Regional results were: Europe, 17.7 million travelers, up 12 percent Caribbean, 8.3 million travelers, up five percent Asia, ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account for tourism’s hidden costs, referred ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to February 2018. According ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The heartbreak for ... Read More

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 20, 2019 21:57

The journey of Gianfranco Battisti, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane (FS), to the United States would have borne its first fruits in the definition of the new company for ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:44

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below.  It's wonderful to see children all over the world marching ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists

editor editor- March 15, 2019 23:57

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded the contribution of the finalists who will vie for the coveted award of national champions in the Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) ... Read More

Bartlett unveils 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory

editor editor- March 15, 2019 20:16

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, presented a copy of the 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory to the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) President, Metry Seaga. Jamaica Tourism Minister, ... Read More

Air Canada suspends 2019 Financial Guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

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

Air Canada announced today that, following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, the Federal Aviation Administration's temporary grounding order and Boeing's ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% of more than a billion ... 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

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 15:32

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically dominated by men continues its journey to gender equality. It’s ... Read More

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:30

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in this measure since August 2016—as revenues dropped and costs escalated, ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 15:10

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% compared to January 2018. This was the ... 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 hotel performance overall declined

editor editor- February 26, 2019 22:36

In January 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported a small increase in average daily rate (ADR) but a decrease in occupancy resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to ... Read More