Mauritius is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Leading travel industry figureheads from across Africa and the Indian Ocean will arrive to attend the event on June 1st.
The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers, fell 4.7 per cent in April, compared to the same period the year before.
The International Air Transport Association has announced global passenger traffic results for April showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose by 4.3 per cent compared to April last year.
The International Air Transport Association has welcomed leaders of the global air transport industry to Seoul, capital of the Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA annual general meeting.
Her majesty the Queen has visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow, as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside her majesty was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from across the airline’s history and she visited British Airways’ museum, the Speedbird Centre.
AviaDev Consult - powered by Midas Aviation - has launched to provide tailored consultancy to the African and regional European markets. The consultancy has been formulated following a successful partnership between AviaDev and Midas that has been in place for 18 months.
Quito, capital of Ecuador, has boosted its connections to the world. In 2019 Santiago, Paris and Toronto will be reached thanks to new partnerships with LATAM, Air France and Air Canada Rouge.
The Hainan International Golf Alliance has been established in Haikou to bring together government and golf tourism stakeholders from across Hainan province. The body will seek to promote the tropical Chinese island as a golf tourism destination.
Light installations are beginning to be finalised throughout the Harbour City in preparation for the upcoming launch of Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the southern Hemisphere.
The AviaDev Europe team has been strengthened by the appointment of two highly experienced industry professionals: Tony Hallwood and Mike Robinson, who have both joined in the position of aviation development director.
The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the eleventh annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced the opening of Al Marjan Ramadan Tent at Puro Café & Terrace on the beautiful Al Marjan Island.