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Minister Bartlett takes resilience message to Azerbaijan

Minister Bartlett takes resilience message to Azerbaijan

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has met with some of the leading partners in the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre to discuss the projects the body will launch following the opening of its new physical facility on Mona campus of the University of the West Indies in October this year.

Kenya Airports Authority to host Routes Africa 2019

Kenya Airports Authority to host Routes Africa 2019

Routes Africa, which returned to the aviation event calendar last year with a successful event in Ghana, will take place this year in Mombasa in Kenya as part of a long-term commitment by Routes to help develop new routes to, from and within the continent.

EmbraerX presents latest flying car in Washington

EmbraerX presents latest flying car in Washington

EmbraerX has unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, DC. The event convenes a global community of manufacturers, investors, policymakers, and government officials, all working to make the urban aerial ridesharing vision a reality.

World Travel Awards honours best of European hospitality in Madeira

World Travel Awards honours best of European hospitality in Madeira

The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.

Madeira prepares for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

Madeira prepares for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

Madeira is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on June 8th. Leading travel industry figureheads from across the continent are attending what will mark the inaugural World Travel Awards ceremony in the breath-taking island destination.

Programme revealed ahead of AHIF 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Programme revealed ahead of AHIF 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Among an impressive line-up of speakers will be Olivier Granet, chief executive, Kasada Capital Management, the new billion-dollar, sub-Saharan investment fund, the first and biggest of its kind in Africa, targeting both greenfield and brownfield projects.

IATA offers support to rollout of radio frequency identification for baggage

IATA offers support to rollout of radio frequency identification for baggage

The International Air Transport Association has resolved to support the global deployment of radio frequency identification for baggage tracking. The IATA annual general meeting also called for the implementation of modern baggage messaging standards to more accurately track passengers’ baggage in real time across key points in the journey.