Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9 per cent to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
United Airlines has reported full-year net income of $2.3 billion, diluted earnings per share of $6.85, pre-tax earnings of $3.8 billion and pre-tax margin of 10.4 per cent. Excluding special items, UAL reported full-year net income of $2.9 billion, diluted earnings per share of $8.65, pre-tax earnings of $4.5 billion and pre-tax margin of 12.2 percent.
Dubai Parks & Resorts has marked the completion of its third and final theme park, Motiongate – meaning the destination is now completely open to the public. Over 1,500 of the world’s media, UAE dignitaries and celebrities were in attendance for the formal inauguration of Dubai Parks & Resorts earlier. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour.