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Aitken appointed chair of UKinbound

Aitken appointed chair of UKinbound

UKinbound has announced the appointment of James Aitken, managing director of Cashel Travel, as incoming chair. Aitken brings with him over 30 years of senior level experience in the UK and Irish inbound tourism industry.

ITB Asia welcomes record visitor numbers

ITB Asia welcomes record visitor numbers

Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, the three-day conference and exhibition recorded an impressive 25,000 business appointments this year.

New tourism website from VisitGuernsey

New tourism website from VisitGuernsey

Showcasing the spectacular landscapes of Guernsey with striking photography and video footage, the new website, which is available in English, with French, German and Dutch sections, has been developed to inspire tourists looking for a beautiful close-to-home island experience.

ETOA: Visa complexity hitting Indian tourism in Europe

ETOA: Visa complexity hitting Indian tourism in Europe

The cost and complexity of the Schengen zone tourist visa process is losing the European tourism industry an estimated $1 billion a year from the Indian market, preliminary findings from European Tourism Association Visa Impact Survey have revealed.

Boudicca kicks off Qatar cruise season

Boudicca kicks off Qatar cruise season

The winter cruise season has kicked off in Qatar with the Boudicca docking at Doha Port earlier. The season, which continues until April, is expected to see nearly double the number of cruise ships that arrived in the 2017/18 season.

British Airways to go daily on Nashville flight next summer

British Airways to go daily on Nashville flight next summer

British Airways is set to increase its flights to Nashville next summer, operating a daily flight between Tennessee and Heathrow. The addition of two extra weekly services means Nashville is British Airways fastest new route to move to a daily service in ten years.