Travel News

Regenerative Travel announces trade show and industry forum showcasing the future of travel

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:59:00 +0300

The trade show, which aims to move the entire travel industry along the path of regeneration, is envisioned as a platform for regenerative hotels and destination management companies to showcase their offerings as well as connect with values-aligned and conscious travel agents.

Royal Caribbean Group releases 2020 "Seastainability" Report

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:55:00 +0300

The report is organized into four main sections conveying Royal Caribbean Group's strategic approach to sustainability, from emissions reductions to supporting employees and crew in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Airbus and partners target more energy efficient flights

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:51:00 +0300

Demonstration flight kicks off Airbus Summit event in Toulouse.

CEIR Predict 2021 takes deep dive into state of the industry and beyond

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:42:00 +0300

Conference offered valuable forecasts and insights to top executives.

TravelBoom and The Brandon Agency release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst COVID-19 second wave

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:31:00 +0300

A nationwide research study provides insights into the impact of the delta variant on leisure travel consumers.

The most in-demand cities in the USA for UK travelers

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:26:00 +0300

In 2019, over 4.7 million visitors from the UK traveled to the US. - a number reduced by about 4 million the year coronavirus struck in 2020.

The TFWA World Conference returns with leading figures from duty free and travel retail

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:20:00 +0300

TFWA World Exhibition & Conference to provide ‘health-aware, business-focused’ environment for duty free and travel retail professionals.

CHTA warns that travel advisories don't present full picture

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:15:00 +0300

COVID-19 travel protocols are protecting visitors and tourism employees.

Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas reopens with Wellness & Active Wellbeing Programme

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:08:00 +0300

The luxury five-star resort is delighted to soon unveil its Two- and Four-Bedroom Anantara Pool Villas, which are set within tropical gardens and combine modernity with indigenous design in homage to the serene surroundings of the southeast coast of Mauritius. 

SWISS welcomes easing of US entry provisions and expects further business travel growth

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:05:00 +0300

SWISS is already reporting a substantial increase in the proportion of business travellers among its inflight guests, particularly among Swiss-based small and medium-sized enterprises with an international alignment, which traditionally have a very strong need for personal business contacts.

Ras Al Khaimah to become the regional leader in sustainable tourism by 2025

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0300

The strategy maps out key steps for the Emirate to secure long-term sustainability that will drive overall tourism growth objectives and contribute directly to national and international climate change and environmental policy commitments.

ITM Taskforce publishes guidance for business travel buyers to tackle challenges of EU rules

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:52:00 +0300

The guidance forms the basis of a new ITM resource ‘Preparing for a Return of Business Travel to the EU’.

Visual Matrix celebrates Hospitality’s Recovery by Showcasing Latest Advances in Hotel PMS Technology at HITEC 2021

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:49:00 +0300

Uplifting hoteliers with the continuation of its “Hospitality ROCKS!” theme, the community-centric PMS provider will demonstrate how hoteliers can utilize innovative developments in property management systems to boost operational efficiency.

Touristic Enterprises Company reveals its new strategy to usher in the new Golden Age of Tourism in Kuwait

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:44:00 +0300

Announces redevelopment plans for 11 projects following the approval of a 250 million KWD capital increase from the Kuwait Investment Authority.

Gianluca Buongiorno, AIM Group: “The events market is experiencing a sharp restart. Major events back to in-person formats”

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:39:00 +0300

The last part of the year is marked by a packed congress calendar at AIM Group with 35 major events involving +15.000 participants. This intense activity involves all event types. A positive sign for all the Group and a signal of the eventual restart for the entire industry.

Etheos changes the daily life of hotelier and guests

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:36:00 +0300

The new platform cloud-based to manage the hotels in integrated way, guranteeing energy saving and costs control.

Qatar Airways announces the launch of flights to Almaty in Kazakhstan

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:30:00 +0300

Double weekly service to Almaty beginning from 19 November 2021.

LATAM Airlines to upgrade more than 200 A320 family aircraft with Airbus’ fuel-saving Descent Profile Optimisation function

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:26:00 +0300

All the equipment kits required for the installation of the DPO performance software on LATAM’s A320 Family fleet will start to be delivered from the end of 2021 until early 2022.

The Warwick Melrose – Dallas unveils renovated rooms and new ballroom, pool and a full-service spa

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:21:00 +0300

Warwick Melrose – Dallas has welcomed back Abby Rodriguez as Director of Catering.

Vibe announces two new senior roles

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:14:00 +0300

Newly created role of Client Service Manager to be taken by existing employee Laura Travis to lead the support team. Additionally, Rob Marshall recruited to fill newly created role of Software Tester – with recruitment under way for further appointments.

Travel experts reveal what to know when canceling a flight

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:05:00 +0300

Call the airline to speak directly with their staff as they’re often more flexible than doing it online and may provide you with an e-credit or voucher, or flexibility to change your travel dates. The agents may have more power to help you than if you navigate the process yourself online.

Asterion Suites & Spa, the new universe of authetic luxury hospitality, just 15kms of Chania town

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:50:00 +0300

A 5 star complex of 67 design-led suites where guests feel like kings made of stars.

European industry professionals come together to discuss aviation’s green transition and sustainability solutions

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:42:00 +0300

Binter, in co-ordination with ERA, AESA and SENASA, hosted a forum this week in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to promote sustainable regional aviation. The green transition of aviation was the main focus, and all professionals in the sector discussed future collaborations and solutions to achieve a net zero European aviation.

Lost Luggage Report – 690K bags lost or mishandled by US airlines in the first half of 2021

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:28:00 +0300

New report reveals worst and best airlines for luggage.

WTTC announces Net Zero Roadmap for Travel & Tourism at virtual ‘Climate Week’ event

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:23:00 +0300

Global tourism body also announces new ground-breaking social and environmental indicators for the sector.

Expedia Group to unify its loyalty programs in one global rewards platform

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:20:00 +0300

Current loyalty programs have provided members nearly $10 billion in travel savings to date. The single program spanning all products and global brands will greatly amplify that customer impact in the future.

Scrap the monopoly on the guest booking experience for Hospitality Day

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:14:00 +0300

Boostly and Hostaway offer full-functionality Wordpress websites powered by a live booking engine for short-term property owners.

Paris, London and Tokyo are the most luxurious cities in the world

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:10:00 +0300

New research by reveals where in the world has the most luxurious shops, restaurants and hotels. Paris, London and Tokyo have been revealed as the cities offering the most luxurious venues in the world.

HIS demonstrates the latest guest connectivity, personalization and contactless service trends at HITEC 2021

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:06:00 +0300

Hospitality’s leading provider of Wi-Fi and IoT-based technology to showcase how hoteliers can simultaneously and affordably meet guest expectations for High-speed internet, customized in-room entertainment and germ-free service.

CHMWarnick names Mark VanStekelenburg Senior Vice-President

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:03:00 +0300

Mark VanStekelenburg brings nearly two decades of industry consulting expertise in financial and economic analysis, market feasibility and development consulting spanning all phases of the real estate industry.

Marriott International announces agreement with Saxum Group in Costa Rica

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:57:00 +0300

The two new hotels located in the Greater Metropolitan Area of San Jose will be the first Fairfield by Marriott and the second Residence Inn by Marriott in the country. and iGMS team up to power vacation rental property management through tech

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:54:00 +0300

The integration will enable property owners and managers using iGMS to benefit from’s tailored insurtech solution, so they can protect their properties and further automate their vacation rental businesses.

Valor Hospitality Partners announces strategic partnership with CityBlue Hotels in East Africa

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:51:00 +0300

Global hospitality management firm partners with Africa’s fastest growing local hotel chain, CityBlue in recent joint venture.

Aeromexico launches innovative approach to CDC’s health attestation order using automation

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:47:00 +0300

Aeromexico started working with 15below at the start of 2021, implementing the market-leading platform for the automation of disruption management notifications. The carrier is now looking at other ways of tailoring the 15below platform to fulfil the automation of other manual processes.

Wyndham debuts Days Inn by Wyndham brand in UAE

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:44:00 +0300

Newest addition highlights the company’s expansion plans to increase its footprint of mid-market and economy hotels across the Middle East.

Embraer’s Eve and Helipass partner to expand UAM operations in France and beyond

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:40:00 +0300

Helipass plans to open digital bookings on its platform to offer an innovative and seamless user experience to customers throughout its network.

PSNGR1 announces $13m. in funding and unveils groundbreaking updates to its next-generation travel platform

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:36:00 +0300

The New York City-based travel planning, booking, and management platform backed by $13 million in funding, today releases significant updates to its industry-leading platform benefitting corporate travel managers, travel agents, suppliers, and travelers alike.

28% of corporates switch TMCs during pandemic

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:30:00 +0300

European corporate travel buyers play musical chairs with TMC contracts as over one-quarter switch providers during Covid. 28% of European travel managers have switched TMCs in the last 12 months. 36% plan to switch by summer 2022.

Gros Morne Inn to open Spring 2022 for travelers to experience Western Newfounland & Labrador, Canada

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:26:00 +0300

New sustainable boutique Inn Marries luxury with breathtaking national park vistas.

End of furlough presents balancing act for UK travel firms, says GlobalData

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:56:00 +0300

GlobalData forecasts UK domestic travel to rebound to 2019 levels during 2022, when it will reach 123.9 million trips.

2021 CEIR Index Report now available

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:50:00 +0300

The CEIR Index Report provides data on the U.S. B2B exhibition industry across 14 key sectors.

Access Point Financial forms strategic alliance with Pike Hill Lodging Partners and expands executive leadership team

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:45:00 +0300

Expanded relationship streamlines availability of flexible and comprehensive financial services, with Pike Hill co-founders Tim Peterson and Ankur Shah also joining APF as Co-Heads of Capital Markets and Corporate Development.

The Évora Forum – A World for Travel takes the lead in sustainable actions for the travel industry

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:41:00 +0300

The teams at A World for Travel and the Resilience Council developed a baseline of where the travel industry currently is in terms of sustainable actions and goals.

GBTA applauds relaxing of U.S. travel ban for vaccinated foreign nationals

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:34:00 +0300

Travel bans and quarantines have greatly impacted business travel – a decline in global business travel spending for 2021 is forecast at approximately $550 billion USD.

Bold programme line-up unveiled as ACI Europe counts down to first post-pandemic industry gathering

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:27:00 +0300

Away from the stage, the Geneva gathering will also feature the Gala Dinner, showcasing the Best Airport Awards for 2021, and a range of networking opportunities as the industry reconnects. Online participants will be able to follow award and event highlights as the Congress unfolds.

Onyx CenterSource develops payment platform for’s travel agency affiliates

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:20:00 +0300

The new platform, developed in conjunction with's existing Amadeus integration, will enable travel agencies to easily and securely receive payments for their revenue share of completed stays booked through the platform.

The Glasgow Declaration: An urgent global call for commitment to a decade of climate action in tourism

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:14:00 +0300

The signatories of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism are committing to act now and accelerate climate action to cut global tourism emissions by at least a half over the next decade and reach Net Zero emissions as soon as possible before 2050.

The theme parks around the world where you get the most rides for your money

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:10:00 +0300

The most expensive theme park is the popular Universal Studios in Hollywood, costing £9.35 per ride.

Corendon Airlines reports ‘bookings spike’ as it launches new 2022 Dalaman, Bodrum and Antalya routes

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:04:00 +0300

The new routes are in addition to a new daily service from London Gatwick to Antalya service and flights from Gatwick and Manchester to Crete and Rhodes.

UniFocus to showcase how hoteliers can unleash the true potential of workforce management efficiency at the Lodging Conference

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 08:59:00 +0300

Leading innovator of labor and task optimization technology demonstrates the four key pillars required to achieve effective shift coverage and high-quality service while maximizing staff loyalty and hotel revenues.