An “overwhelming majority” of Caribbean hotels are reconsidering using Booking.com as a result of the new commission policy, according to the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association.
The World Travel & Tourism Council and the World Economic Forum are partnering to help shape the future of how we travel by using digital traveller identity management throughout the whole tourism sector.
Representation firm Lotus has been appointed by the Buenos Aires tourism board, Travel Buenos Aires, to handle the city’s PR in the United Kingdom with immediate effect.
An indication of this working was given by minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett earlier as he delivered the keynote address at a ceremony renaming a street in honour of Godfrey Dyer.
Thomas Cook has revealed it is in “advanced discussions” with its largest shareholder, Fosun Tourism Group, about a potential recapitalisation of the company.
International incoming overnights for Germany during the first quarter of 2019 are up. Overnights from the UK, affected by the Brexit situation, showed a three per cent decrease during the first three months of 2019 despite an increase of 0.6 per cent in March.
Travelport has named Greg Webb as chief executive officer. He will succeed Gordon Wilson on August 1st as he steps down as the president and chief executive of Travelport.
In line with a drive for global connectivity, Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku has partnered with Amadeus to implement its core airport management systems.
Discover Puerto Rico has appointed United Kingdom-based travel representation and PR consultancy Hills Balfour, an MMGY Global company, as its international agency.
Master developer Nakheel is adding another stunning, landmark attraction to Dubai’s recreation and leisure scene with the View at the Palm, a public observation deck towering 240 metres above the world-famous Palm Jumeirah.
More than 117 million visitors travelled to Illinois in 2018, setting a new record number of visitors for the state, governor Jay Pritzker announced today. Visitors to the state spent $41.7 billion, boosting Illinois’ economy by $2 billion over the previous year, according to data provided by the United States Travel Association.
The recently established Global Tourism & Crisis Management Centre is set to partner with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to conduct research on the potential threat of sargassum to the destination and wider Caribbean.