Hahn Air Group announced that NokScoot has implemented Hahn Air Systems’ H1-Air product, which means that the Thai-based carrier will be available for HR-169 ticketing in all major GDSs worldwide under the reservation code H1.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts continues to capitalize on Bangkok’s popularity as an international tourism destination, with the announcement of a brand new hotel at the city’s Don Mueang International Airport.
With the winter holidays on the horizon, the Expedia group is reporting a large influx of searches and interest for travel to the Caribbean. As snowbirds start traveling south, the Expedia group’s in-depth insights for holiday travel can provide hoteliers the opportunity to better connect with travelers and target the right consumers.
The Kigali Global Shapers has partnered with National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, for an exclusive sponsor of #VisaFreeAfrica (VFA), a global campaign to facilitate mobility in Africa.
So far, 2017 has been a very good year for travel and tourism in Europe with very good growth in outbound trips and good performances by many destinations across the region over the first eight months of the year. City trips are continuing to boom and beach holidays have grown much more strongly than in 2016 but long-haul travel by Europeans has slowed down, including a downturn in trips to the USA from some European source markets. Looking ahead, another good year is forecast for 2018.
Travel & Tourism contributed US$6.5bn to GDP in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, 4.9% of the city’s economy, and representing 11.5% of Brazil’s Travel & Tourism sector. However, less than 6% of tourism spend in the city comes from the international market, revealed a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
ANA, Japan’s largest and only 5-star airline, and IPPUDO, the world’s renown ramen brand since 1985, announced the expansion of their partnership. Starting December 2017, “TRITON Noodle Soup,” an ANA and IPPUDO collaboration ramen, will be enriching ANA Premium Economy’s wide variety snack menu.
With total outbound spending of US$24.2 billion in 2016, Hong Kong ranked World's 10th / Asia 3rd largest market, according to the UNWTO Tourism Barometer. But Hong Kong is No.1 among these 10 largest markets by per capita spending of US$3285!
Have you ever felt like you don’t get any free time in your working day? Do the hours feel too long and your chance to relax with your family and friends too short? Maybe you should consider moving to Scandinavia.
HalalBooking.com recently organised an international familiarisation trip for 28 travel agents, to Turkey’s popular Antalya region. With 20 halal-friendly hotels in the area, this is widely regarded as the world’s leading destination for halal-conscious holidaymakers.
The Museum for Communication (COMM) has reopened its doors after a large-scale renovation project. The new and improved COMM is designed to meet the needs of event planners looking to organise a congress, corporate gathering, meeting, or reception.
The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing the North American motorcoach, travel and tour industry – urged school groups of all ages not to cancel educational field trips around the country out of fear of traveling in and around the United States.
For every smiling guest, there’s a dedicated professional behind the scenes making sure their stay is unforgettable. It happens millions of times a day and in every corner of the globe—a front desk manager helps arrange a last-minute proposal on the beach or an apartment owner drives a family to the airport after their taxi doesn’t show up so they don’t miss their flight. These extraordinary hospitality gestures makes travel meaningful and unique.
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is accepting applications from promising young Turkish Americans to attend the Council of Turkish Canadians (CTC) 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress, which will be held January 12-14, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Turkish government has banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights groups in Ankara. LGBT rights organizations would launch a legal process against the Ankara Governor’s Office’s decision to ban all LGBT events in the Turkish capital.
Around nine million Indians are expected to travel to the GCC by 2021, according to the latest figures from Colliers International. Reports from the UNWTO suggest the outbound Indian travel market will grow to 50 million by 2021.
PanaceaNano Inc., the US-based company pioneering nanotechnology solutions, has successfully achieved high-volume production capability of its patented Organic Nano-Cube (ONC) materials. ONC-based anti-aging skin formulations has between 8-12 times longer duration of anti-aging benefit with continuous and steady efficacy, making it far superior to comparable products in the market today.
Etihad Airways has hosted the fifth edition of its acclaimed annual Aviation Health Conference, accredited for the first time by the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine. Taking place in the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, it was the largest conference of its kind in the region.
Wyndham Garden is a brand designed to help guests travel at ease. The largest hotel of the brand is opened in Bahrain. Wyndham Garden Manama, with 441 rooms, is the largest Wyndham Garden hotel in the world.
Sitting on the northern edge of the Seychelles plateau’s “drop-off” – where ocean depths plunge more than 2,000 metres – Denis Island has some of the world’s most prodigious fishing grounds on its proverbial doorstep.
Reducing everyday stress and taking time off is an important aspect in today’s fast changing world. Hence, an increasing number of people is becoming more and more aware of the importance of staying healthy and energetic and therefore go in increasing numbers on health-oriented and medical trips.
The 58th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show hosted the world preview of the new Riva 90’. The 90-foot yacht is the latest addition to the new-generation Riva flybridge range and complements the highly successful Riva 100’ Corsaro and the Riva 110’ Dolcevita, which is set to be launched in early 2018.
The holiday travel season officially starts at Orlando International Airport (MCO). Over the next 14 days, during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period, more than 1.74 million passengers are expected to move through MCO. That is an increase of 9 percent over last year at this time.
The LGBTQ+ sector is a major growth area for the travel industry – recently one travel start up dedicated to high-end holidays for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples reportedly turned over £1m in their first three months of business. Reed Exhibitions, the leading global events organiser, has chosen London to host their inaugural ‘Proud Experiences LGBTQ+ Travel Expo’.
Krystal Grand Hotels & Resorts is expanding across Mexico with the debut of Krystal Grand Los Cabos. The 454-room all-inclusive resort, conveniently located in San Jose del Cabo, is the latest lodging option to debut in the top Mexican destination.
More than 60 travel trade and industry suppliers from across the UK are set to showcase why Britain is a must-go-now destination to buyers from across China at VisitBritain’s annual Destination Britain China event.
The latest addition to PRINCIPAL – a collection of exceptionally located hotels based in landmark buildings – will open in London in early 2018. The unveiling of the 334-room Principal London will transform the former Hotel Russell: a Grade II* listed building which occupies the eastern flank of Russell Square in Bloomsbury; restoring a glamorous, grande dame to its original glory and administering a shot of adrenaline to the heart of London’s most literary neighbourhood.
New Orleans - recently named one of the "Best Places to Go in 2018" by Frommer's Travel Guides and "One of the Best Food Cities in the World" by Food & Wine - will celebrate the 33rd annual Christmas New Orleans Style (CNOS) with Reveillon feasts at over 50 of the city's finest restaurants, 80 special holiday events including more than a dozen free concerts produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI), and Papa Noël hotel deals for all budgets.
Time Inc.’s TRAVEL + LEISURE today announced that Canada is the 2017 Destination of the Year. In the year of Canada’s sesquicentennial, the editors of TRAVEL + LEISURE considered the country’s sustained cultural relevance, as well as its blend of world-class cities, epic natural wonders and eclectic cuisine, in bestowing the top honor.
United Networks of International Corporate Event Organizers, the international association bringing together senior decision-makers in charge of corporate events representing major companies and associations internationally, will organize UNICEO European Congress win Budapest, Hungary, 28-29 June 2018.
Today, many organizations are searching for the best cities to live in. Do you wonder which cities are best for families? Online real estate portal for home buyers and sellers Homeday have released a study revealing the best cities for families worldwide.
On the day that the world recognises and celebrates this vital part of the healthcare system, International Pathology Day, Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has announced that Sydney will host the 2022 Congress of the International Academy of Pathology (IAP).
The inaugural PHUKET RENDEZVOUS will be held from 4 – 7 January 2018 at the award-winning Royal Phuket Marina and is on course of being the biggest and most glamourous luxury lifestyle and marine exhibition ever held on Phuket.
GlobeAir, the leading air taxi operator in Europe with 16 Citation Mustang jets, logged 2,509 flights between July and September this year – more than any other Q3 period in its 10-year history and 4% higher than the same period in 2016.
The horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas make many to think how it could impact the city's tourism. ForwardKeys, the company which helps forecast future travel by analysing around 17 million flight booking transactions a day, announced results of their analysis.
The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far welcomed around 111 million passengers on board their aircraft in 2017, which is more than in the whole year of 2016. The seat load factor on the almost one million flights this year remains on a record course of 81.4 percent.
Globally established luxury lifestyle brand Nobu Hotels, founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper announced the arrival of a new Nobu Hotel and Nobu Atlanta Restaurant, at Southeast’s premier mixed-use development at Atlanta’s Phipps Plaza.
Angie Hospitality, creator of the world's first voice-based guest room assistant and in-room Wi-Fi access solution developed specifically for hotels, has been selected by WBA (Wireless Broadband Alliance) to present at this year's Wireless Global Congress in New York City.
AIM Group, together with Firenze Convention Bureau has won the bid to host the 2019 ICCA Meeting Management Sector Client/Suppliers Business Workshop. The official announcement made during the 56th ICCA Congress in Prague.
ASCEND Air, the private jet club, launched today its main operations with flight service to commence in Q1 2018. The membership club is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia to offer private jet flights by the seat, enabling travellers to fly in the convenience of private flights to major cities across the region, including Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, all at prices comparable to commercial travel.
A total of eight ICCA destination teams submitted first round bids to host the 2020 ICCA Congress. Three were shortlisted just before IMEX in May 2017: Kaohsiung, Yokohama in Japan, and Cartagena de Indias in Colombia.
The 18th International Izmir Short Film Festival was held in Turkey’s Aegean city of Izmir between 7 and 12 November 2017. The festival announced its award winners on Saturday, November 11 at Historical Havagazi Cultural Center.
64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by Director-General, Irina Bokova. They join a Network at the frontline of UNESCO’s efforts to foster innovation and creativity as key drivers for a more sustainable and inclusive urban development. This network attracts growing interest from local authorities.
WOW air is offer transatlantic fares from London to New York for less than the cost of the taxes – essentially paying for passengers to fly – to celebrate a new service to the Big Apple’s JFK International. The low-cost airline is bringing back their £99 fares to mark the occasion, with the fares now on sale for the new route (via Reykjavik) beginning April 2018.
HalalBooking.com recently organised an international familiarisation trip for 28 travel agents, to Turkey’s popular Antalya region. With 20 halal-friendly hotels in the area, this is widely regarded as the world’s...
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is accepting applications from promising young Turkish Americans to attend the Council of Turkish Canadians (CTC) 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress, which will be...
ANA, Japan’s largest and only 5-star airline, and IPPUDO, the world’s renown ramen brand since 1985, announced the expansion of their partnership. Starting December 2017, “TRITON Noodle Soup,” an ANA...
Keihan Electric Railway provides rail services in Osaka, Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures. The company launched a new “Premium Car” service which offers designated seating through advanced booking. Limited express trains...
Best Western Hotels & Resorts continues to capitalize on Bangkok’s popularity as an international tourism destination, with the announcement of a brand new hotel at the city’s Don Mueang International...
Angie Hospitality, creator of the world's first voice-based guest room assistant and in-room Wi-Fi access solution developed specifically for hotels, has been selected by WBA (Wireless Broadband Alliance) to present...
PanaceaNano Inc., the US-based company pioneering nanotechnology solutions, has successfully achieved high-volume production capability of its patented Organic Nano-Cube (ONC) materials. ONC-based anti-aging skin formulations has between 8-12 times longer...
Etihad Airways has hosted the fifth edition of its acclaimed annual Aviation Health Conference, accredited for the first time by the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine. Taking place...
The Kigali Global Shapers has partnered with National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, for an exclusive sponsor of #VisaFreeAfrica (VFA), a global...
Beginning of December 2016, me and my wife visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and if you are searching for a romantic weekend, then you should consider Tallinn. The Estonian capital offers tra...
In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...
ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...
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