The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority has unveiled its tourism statistics for the first half of Year 2014, showing a significant increase in the number of visitors to the Emirate touching one million mark.
Qatar Airways and Vueling have signed an interline agreement that will enable Qatar’s five-star national airline to increase the number of passengers to Europe, while strengthening Vueling’s hubs in Rome and Barcelona.
Ani Bhalekar, mobility solutions expert at Accenture Digital who delivered a keynote at HSMAI's 10th Annual AsiaConnect Conference on 'Tapping the Growth of the Mobility Marketplace' to help hospitality professionals stay ahead of the curve and be profitable.
Izmir Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Marketing & Foreign Relations Executive, Mr. Kerim Güleç, has shared his insights and the progress regarding this highly interesting yet effective marketing campaign.
JetBlue Airways celebrated its one millionth customer connect to its high-speed Fly-Fi system, also making JetBlue the first airline worldwide to connect one million personal electronic devices (PEDs) to true broadband Ka-based Wi-Fi service.
For US$265, you can learn how to survive a plane crash. A half-day safety course taught participants the best way to brace for a crash, how to open aircraft doors and why to wait until exiting a plane to inflate life vests.
Within the scope of its 10th year and in honor of the 100th anniversary of Turkish film, Istanbul Modern presents the exhibition “One Hundred Years of Love: The Affair between Film and Audience in Turkey”.
HotelsPro, supplier to over 20,000 travel agencies, tour operators and travel businesses around the globe, hosted the 4th edition of its annual agency meetings last Friday, on September 19th at the historic Karakoy Restaurant right on the Golden Horn.
Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, will be the start and finish of the first solar-powered flight around the world, which Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are planning to undertake in March 2015 with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2).
Hotels in Israel have shown encouraging growth in performance over the past year, albeit that the recent tension and conflict the region has been experiencing will have a profound effect on this year's performance.
The State of Qatar signed a USD 88.5 million grant agreement with the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund, administered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to finance recovery and reconstruction in Darfur, Sudan.
Germany's world-famous Oktoberfest kicked off Saturday. Munich mayor Dieter Reiter opened the city's annual Oktoberfest with the traditional call of "Ozapft is" to the delight of thousands who had managed to get a place in the main beer tent Saturday.
According to figures released by the Croatian National Tourist Office (CNTO), 99,283 Brits and 10,609 Irish visitors travelled to Croatia during August, an increase of seven per cent and 23 per cent compared to the same period last year.
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has signed yet another emirate from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), meaning six out of the seven states will be represented at WTM 2014.
This year, the congress season in Prague has started a little earlier than usual. Several major international events took place in the second half of August which, according to the statistics from previous years, is not a typical convention month.
London’s hugely popular and internationally acclaimed New Year’s Eve fireworks celebrations, organised by the Mayor of London, have become so successful that the organisers have taken the decision to ticket the event in order to reduce the number of people attending.
More than 700 delegates from the airline industry have gathered in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, for the International Air Transport Association’s inaugural World Financial Symposium, which opened today at the city’s Jumeirah Etihad Towers conference centre.
Key industry leaders came together to discuss the salient trends and challenges faced by the sports businesses industry in Asia, at a dialogue held by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) earlier this week.
Infinite Luxury, Asia’s sales, marketing and public relations specialist for the most prestigious hotels and resorts worldwide, announced its partnership with Bulgari Hotel & Residences for its property in London.
The brand new restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, Atelier Real Food, offers contemporary Mediterranean cuisine using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients and prides itself with an open kitchen, showcasing the French Rotisserie.
Online car hire price comparator www.Carrentals.co.uk has increased the number of car hire locations that it searches from 15,000 to 2.5 million – resulting in a consumer offering of what is believed to be the largest database of any global online comparison or car hire supplier website.
Worldwide, shopping tours play an important part on one in three holidays spent abroad. It is not just travellers from Asia who go on extensive shopping tours. South Americans also enjoy the shopping opportunities at their travel destinations more than others.
British Airways rolled out the red carpet at Heathrow this week for a customer who had travelled a staggering 18,479 miles in just five days on 12 flights, in an effort to bag himself a British Airways gold card.