Tag: profitable

New nonstop flights to Europe from Dallas

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:51

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport welcomes new nonstop flights to Dublin, Ireland, and Munich, Germany provided by American Airlines. The Dublin flight will be the only nonstop service between Texas and Ireland. ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:01

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. Wyndham Destinations is leading the evolution of the industry by ... Read More

Pakistan Airlines connects Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi with Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 07:52

The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to resume its two weekly flights to Tokyo from May 30 after a suspension of three months. The problem PIA had been facing was ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service excellence, innovation and a modern ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:03

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected new member of its robust Finance division. Spearheading the group’s procurement ... Read More

3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 01:20

The 3rd edition of the "Days of Latvia" was launched in Rome, in the presence of the Baltic State President, Raimonds Vejonis. The promotional event for the trade interchange between ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:20

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the largest hotel in Hawaii — ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 01:31

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans to retire from the Company effective April 30, 2019 after ... Read More

New team member at The Pod Hotels

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:46

The Pod Hotels is striving to address the rapidly-increasing demand for affordable lifestyle hotels targeted at progressive-minded and budget-conscious travelers who are creative and ambitious and who maintain high expectations ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019 23:48

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a five-year strategic plan. Part of the plan will see them ... Read More

BD Hotels plans rapid expansion, hires Head Of Acquisitions & Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:14

BD Hotels today announces the appointment of Rani Gharbie as the Head of Acquisitions & Development for The Pod Hotels, BD Hotel’s highly profitable micro-hotel concept. The Pod Hotels currently ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly own about half the 50,000 ... Read More

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019 02:08

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 outside visitors were welcomed . This is 4.1% more than ... Read More

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:10

It is true that our industry is full of untapped potential for growth as many industry studies attest. All the challenges that hinder our success at this point demand a ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There is no such word and ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash on ... Read More

Brazil’s Azul reports record net income in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 22:54

Azul S.A., "Azul" the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities and departures, announces today its results for the fourth quarter of 2018 ("4Q18") and for the full year ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:05

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Yatra Online ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt invites agency directors to join senior, private forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 16:35

Nearly 90% of companies believe human skills are a critical capability for the future, but only 33% have talent practices in place to drive these skills, according to a PwC ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 11:44

Tewolde GebreMariam is the Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines. The Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO deeply regrets the fatal accident involved on ET 302 /March 10 on a scheduled flight from Addis ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass SB 131 – the ... Read More

Onyx CenterSource Launches Breakthrough Hospitality Business Insights Platform

editor editor- March 4, 2019 21:45

Onyx CenterSource today introduced a full suite of analytic data services designed to assist its clients across the industry in boosting earnings by optimizing their distribution strategies. Onyx’s new analytic ... Read More

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:56

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in Hanoi today. The reason was not ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:30

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, Director of Corporate Program at the Airports Council International European ... Read More

Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 16:05

Contour Airlines announced today that it has completed the acquisition of five additional Embraer ERJ-135 regional jets, bringing its ERJ fleet size to 11, and the total number of aircraft ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

MGM Resorts International appoints new member to the Board of Directors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:03

MGM Resorts International today announced that Keith A. Meister has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective tomorrow, January 18, 2019. With his appointment, the Company's Board has ... Read More

Evintra.com is MICE – and what it means

editor editor- January 16, 2019 05:30

EVINTRA is the gateway to bringing the MICE and Tourism industry together on several levels. Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

X2 Resorts appoints new Cluster General Manager for two Pattaya resorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 01:10

Southeast Asian boutique hospitality brand, X2 Resorts, has appointed a new Cluster General Manager for a pair of its waterfront Pattaya properties - X2 Pattaya Oceanphere and X2 Vibe Pattaya ... Read More

MGM Resorts International launches new program to reduce costs, improve efficiencies

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 18:14

MGM Resorts International today announced a plan to further reduce costs, improve efficiencies and position the Company for growth. The Company expects to deliver annualized Adjusted EBITDA uplift of $300 ... Read More

Tourism is killing Venice and the city is fighting back

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 22:41

Tourism is killing Venice. And the city is fighting back with the plan to curtail the most pesky and least profitable segment of the visitors hordes - "day-trippers". The city ... Read More

Homegrown properties: A solution for Seychelles shortage of hotel rooms?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:08

According to a report by Alain St. Ange, the former minister of tourism for Seychelles, Seychelles is facing a difficult situation in its need for missing hotel rooms. Airlines are ... Read More

First Home Loan and tips to get it

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 18:07

It is very satisfying to own a new home however it becomes really difficult to do so if the funds are not sufficient at the right time. There is however ... Read More

Spirit Airlines names new Vice President of Network Planning

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

Spirit Airlines announced today it has hired airline veteran John Kirby as its newest Vice President of Network Planning. Kirby will oversee what is set to be a large network ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new executive chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 11:32

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has promoted Dan Herman to executive chef from his previous role as executive sous chef. Chef Herman will oversee all culinary operations ... Read More