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Political stability boosts Israel hospitality sector

Political stability boosts Israel hospitality sector

Hotels in Israel saw another record performance in 2018 as the country experienced a lull in geo-political turmoil and a rise in incoming tourist numbers, according to a new report by global hotel consultancy HVS.

eDreams Odigeo set to appoint new chairman

eDreams Odigeo set to appoint new chairman

The board of directors at eDreams Odigeo has appointed Thomas Vollmoeller as its new chairman and independent director. He will take up the role at the start of January, subject to shareholder approval of his nomination at the next annual general meeting.

Which? reveals stark decline in airline punctuality

Which? reveals stark decline in airline punctuality

Punctuality in the skies has drastically deteriorated in the last five years – inflicting misery on millions of passengers and often leaving them out of pocket. That is according to a Which? analysis of almost ten million flights.

Preparations begin for Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020

Preparations begin for Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020

The 2020 Caribbean Travel Marketplace has opened for registration. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, producers of the Caribbean’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event, has started its countdown for the 38th marketplace.

British Airways pilot strike to cause disruption in September

British Airways pilot strike to cause disruption in September

British Airways is preparing to cancel flights on at least five consecutive days in September following the announcement of strike action by pilots. Members of staff represented by the British Airline Pilots Association will take industrial action on September 9th, 10th and 27th in a dispute over pay.

Britain prepares for record breaking bank holiday weekend

Britain prepares for record breaking bank holiday weekend

VisitEngland’s August bank holiday trip-tracker survey has revealed that 8.6 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this bank holiday weekend, bringing an estimated £2.1 billion boost to the economy.

UK visitors drive arrivals upward in Chicago

UK visitors drive arrivals upward in Chicago

Some 141,000 UK visitors came to Chicago last year, contributing to the total of 2.2 million international visitors in 2018. These visits contribute significantly to the city’s 33 million overnight visitors who came to Chicago last year.

Sustainability theme for CLIA Cruise Month campaign

Sustainability theme for CLIA Cruise Month campaign

The industry association revealed it will focus on two key themes - sustainability and wellness - to showcase and champion what cruise lines are doing in terms of creating a sustainable future and enriching wellness experiences.

Post Office identifies next city-break stars

Post Office identifies next city-break stars

Higher prices and over-tourism in European capitals may be leading growing numbers of UK holidaymakers to swap established favourites like Paris and Amsterdam for a new generation of little-known cities – according to a new city breaks review by Post Office Travel Money.