Domestic travel dominates in US

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:37:00 +0300

Marriott was the highest-ranking brand in the country, followed by Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

STR: Abu Dhabi and Dubai hotels exceeded 2019 Eid al-Fitr performance

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:32:00 +0300

Ajman and Fujairah hotels surpassed 2019 occupancy levels, while Ras Al-Khaimah saw slightly lower occupancy levels than 2019.  

European Travel Commission extends complimentary membership to Ukraine’s Tourism Agency

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:29:00 +0300

Supporting Ukraine’s tourism is also in line with ETC’s ongoing mission to strengthen and promote Europe as a destination in foreign markets and build the value of tourism for European destinations through cooperation.

Best cities in the world for a booze-free holiday, revealed

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:07:00 +0300

Denpasar tops the booze-free ranking, with Dubai and Bangkok following closely behind.  

Ryanair’s increased summer capacity shows low-cost airlines will emerge strongly from the pandemic, says GlobalData

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:04:00 +0300

According to GlobalData’s Q3 2021 Global Consumer Survey, 58% of respondents said affordability was the main factor in deciding where to go on holiday.  

Chatham Lodging Trust announces sale of Four Hotels

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:01:00 +0300

Sales enhance portfolio quality, provide ample liquidity for growth.

FABEC XMAN measures reduce environmental impact by cutting airport holding and fuel consumption

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:56:00 +0300

During a four-week evaluation period in March, 151 flights were given an XMAN slowdown from Brest to London to reduce the time that would otherwise be spent in the holding stack. 

Spain Tourism and Wego sign deal to promote tourism to the country

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:50:00 +0300

Travelers are invited to experience the heritage and arts and culture of the city, the stunning beaches, the coasts, and authentic food, among many sports adventures that await all the types of travelers.  

Nicholas Kuhns appointed as Resort Manager of Montage Kapalua Bay

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:42:00 +0300

Born and raised in Orlando, Fla., Kuhns earned an Associate of Arts degree in business administration from Valencia Community College in Orlando and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  

Outrigger Hospitality Group joins World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:38:00 +0300

Founded in 2019 as a not-for-profit membership organisation, WTACH seeks to ensure that the unique attributes, history and cultural values of the world’s tourism-related communities are celebrated and preserved for generations to come.

Certares acquires DoubleTree Suites Hotel Doheny Beach and Hilton San Antonio Hill Country in partnership with HRI Hospitality

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:32:00 +0300

Both hotels will undergo comprehensive renovations to their public spaces and guest rooms, with the Dana Point being rebranded within the Hilton brand family, upon completion of the renovation in Summer 2023.  

ChangeGroup secures exclusive deal to operate foreign exchange services at London Gatwick Airport

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:23:00 +0300

The deal will see ChangeGroup invest a figure of around £2 million into the airport and create 200 additional jobs.  

SSP expands reach in Spain with eight new units

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:15:00 +0300

Through two retentions and one new contract, SSP will further expand its business in the region, operating a further eight units in Spanish airports.  

Stonehill announces strategic leadership additions to expand its commercial lending business

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:10:00 +0300

The addition of these leaders represents a strategic step in Stonehill's vision of expanding its commercial lending business across all real estate sectors.  

Hyatt’s Hotel La Compañía deploys advanced guest security and convenience technology by ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:05:00 +0300

Luxury Panamanian property implements Mobile Access-ready VingCard Signature RFID door locks alongside Elsafe Zenith in-room safes and Polarbar minibars.   

MIA scores GOL, regains Brasilia service

Fri, 20 May 2022 09:59:00 +0300

Brazilian low-cost carrier makes first U.S. return since the pandemic.  

Roberto’s opens at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Amman

Fri, 20 May 2022 09:56:00 +0300

Signature restaurant & lounge takes in a 360-degree view of Amman from the 20th floor.  

Zeno by Serko adopted as a preferred Global Booking Platform by CWT

Fri, 20 May 2022 09:47:00 +0300

Zeno by Serko has been integrated into CWT’s global technology servicing framework which provides follow-the-sun support for multi-region customers.  

New Neos partnership with EasyJet introduces direct connections from JFK to Naples and Sicily

Fri, 20 May 2022 09:43:00 +0300

This is the first phase of a larger plan to enable Neos passengers to transit easily to an increasing number of European airports, commented Lorenzo Lagorio, Country Manager easyJet Italy.

TripActions launches dashboard to help businesses monitor employee wellbeing

Fri, 20 May 2022 09:32:00 +0300

The Traveler Well-Being Dashboard is one of several dashboards that grant travel managers instant access to real-time data to better track spending, program performance, and CO2 emissions.   

G Adventures welcomes Jen Watson to UK sales team

Fri, 20 May 2022 09:29:00 +0300

New Global Purpose Specialist appointed to support agents across Scotland, Ireland and the north of England.  

Falcon's designs game changing experiences for Saudi Arabia's first and region's largest water theme park

Thu, 19 May 2022 10:22:00 +0300

Company sets new standard for immersive entertainment at Qiddiya Water Theme Park with first-of-its-kind rides and progressive sustainability design.

Posidonia 2022 Conferences set the course to navigate tumultuous times

Thu, 19 May 2022 10:19:00 +0300

The exhibition will be held from June 6-10 at the Athens Metropolitan Expo and will offer delegates and hosts a much-anticipated platform to learn, interact and network following a four-year hiatus since the last time it was held in its traditional physical format

Miraval Resorts & Spa goes global with renowned wellbeing & mindfulness experiences

Thu, 19 May 2022 10:11:00 +0300

Miraval The Red Sea will guide guests on a wellness journey in the Middle East.

Budapest revealed as Europe’s best hen do hot spot for 2022

Thu, 19 May 2022 10:07:00 +0300

Three Spanish destinations made the top five party hot spots, with Benidorm, Madrid and Barcelona all featuring.

Gameway and Airport Dimensions partner in the opening of Gameway lounge in Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Thu, 19 May 2022 10:03:00 +0300

Gameway and Airport Dimensions have partnered to open a premium video gaming lounge space in Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

Latest ACI data provides news insights on airports' financial health during the first year of the pandemic

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:55:00 +0300

Data reinforces need to modernize global policy frameworks on airport charges.

Davidson Hospitality Group adds seven properties to management portfolio

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:50:00 +0300

Leading hospitality management company selected by Starwood Capital Group; expands presence in urban markets across the U.S.

Travel and cruise industry veteran, David Giersdolf, joins American Queen Voyages as acting President

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:46:00 +0300

David Giersdorf will serve as acting president for a term of up to 18 months.

FCCA partners with the Cayman Islands on strategic development agreement

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:39:00 +0300

Some of the other features of the strategic partnership include a focus on converting cruise guests to stay-over visitors, promoting summer cruising, engaging travel agents, creating consumer demand and developing a destination service needs assessment that will detail strengths, opportunities, and needs.

Munich Airport celebrates milestone birthday

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:31:00 +0300

Munich Airport is known for its spirit of innovation and diversification.

UFI LATAM Conference brings industry leaders from across the region together in Argentina

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:14:00 +0300

The event was hosted by AOCA at Centro de Convenciones de Buenos Aires (CEC), and was part of the larger Buenos Aires’ MICE Week.

Hospitality Ventures Management Group names Peter Hoffman Senior Vice-President, Select Brands

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:10:00 +0300

In his new role, Hoffman will oversee and be responsible for the performance of the company’s existing portfolio of select-service brands.

Proud Experiences moves to West Coast USA

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:06:00 +0300

Fairmont Century Plaza Los Angeles confirmed to host from 5-7 June 2023.

Consumer confusion over best hotel rate

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:00:00 +0300

Consumers in the UK’s perception over where to find the best rate has become more confused over the pandemic, according to the latest Hotel Guest Survey from BVA BDRC.

The 2022 Viator Experience Awards set a new standard for the best things to do and see

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:52:00 +0300

The Inaugural Awards rank the top 20 experiences in 11 regions around the world–including kayaking tours, foodie adventures, and historical site visits.

The Set Collection joins Global Hotel Alliance

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:44:00 +0300

Luxury hotel group partners with GHA and joins loyalty programme GHA DISCOVERY, with their hotels becoming part of the alliance’s Ultratravel Collection.

Leonardo Hotels Central Europe chooses B2B sales route with Didatravel

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:42:00 +0300

DidaTravel’s B2B buyers gain real-time inventory to Leonardo Hotels Central Europe’s 15,000+ rooms across 88 properties.

PPDS brings advanced and effortless control and management to hotel displays with new cloud-based platform, Wave

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:38:00 +0300

New Wave cloud platform from PPDS, designed for and in collaboration with system integrators to install, control and manage Philips professional displays remotely from any location.

Biometric boarding landing soon at Miami International Airport

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:36:00 +0300

Airport will have largest rollout of biometric technology in the U.S.

Italian Exhibition Group, first quarter 2022 exceeds expectations

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:33:00 +0300

January's pandemic peak did not stop the exhibition and congress Group.

The Preserve Sporting Club & Residences accepted into membership of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:28:00 +0300

Joins the brand’s L.V.X. Collection and Preferred Residences membership.

Canadian mega-project in Niagara Falls seeks out Dubai-based developers for partnership

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:25:00 +0300

According to the company's senior officials, the lion mega mix-used complex will consist of a hotel, shopping mall, museum, theme park, dining facilities, wellness center, shared offices, and condo residences, to name a few.

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines unveil enhanced strategic partnership

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:19:00 +0300

Passengers will benefit from seamless connections and superior inflight service to 96 combined destinations around the world.

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives opens in the scenic Raa Atoll

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:13:00 +0300

The all-pool-villa sanctuary provides guests with a luxurious island escape surrounded by abundant marine life, clear blue waters and lush vegetation.

International travel set to maintain growth in 2022 with full recovery expected by 2025, observes GlobalData

Wed, 18 May 2022 09:55:00 +0300

International departures from European countries are expected to reach 69% of 2019 figures in 2022. As travel confidence rebuilds, the intra-European market is expected to benefit, driven by preferences for short-haul travel.

2022 Priceline Wedding Travel Report: 66% of singles would rather find a good hotel deal than a wedding date/plus one

Wed, 18 May 2022 09:49:00 +0300

New survey reveals consumer sentiment about spending money on wedding-related travel.

WTTC research reveals North America travel and tourism GDP to reach $3.1 trillion by 2034

Wed, 18 May 2022 09:42:00 +0300

Sector expected to create over nine million jobs over next 10 years. Travel & Tourism GDP could reach 2019 levels by 2023 across North America.

UNWTO launches Digital Futures Programme for SMEs

Wed, 18 May 2022 09:35:00 +0300

The Digital Futures Programme will help them to recover from the impacts of the pandemic and drive the sector forward, powered by innovation and new technology.

CHTAEF and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education launch 2022 Professional Development Program

Wed, 18 May 2022 09:28:00 +0300

Initiative targets Caribbean hospitality employees on the management track.

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