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WTTC partners with Aruba for biometric travel trial

WTTC partners with Aruba for biometric travel trial

The World Travel & Tourism Council has partnered with the government of Aruba for a biometric trial. The pilot is designed to allow travellers move through airports, car rental stations and hotels based on biometric technology alone.

Jamaica Tourist Board launches live webinar series

Jamaica Tourist Board launches live webinar series

The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced the launch of its new on-location webinar series. The initiative, which is aimed at Jamaica travel specialists, provides a live visual element to enhance how travel agents can better understand and sell the destination to their clients.

Tourism Trinidad unveils growth targets for 2020

Tourism Trinidad unveils growth targets for 2020

Tourism Trinidad has unveiled plans to grow visitor arrivals by seven per cent over the coming financial year. In total, the island hopes to welcome 380,000 overseas visitors over the coming 12 months, while also attaining an average hotel occupancy rate of 64 per cent.

VisitBritain takes leading tradeshow to Belfast for 2020

VisitBritain takes leading tradeshow to Belfast for 2020

VisitBritain has announced that its flagship annual travel trade event, Explore Great Britain & Northern Ireland, is to be held in Belfast. The event, VisitBritain’s largest annual travel trade event, will next year being held at the International Convention Centre on May 18th-20th.

Ras Al Khaimah seeks further adventure tourism development

Ras Al Khaimah seeks further adventure tourism development

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development authority has announced the launch of a product concept creation competition. Participants are invited to submit creative designs for the next iconic adventure attraction on Jebel Jais, the highest mountain peak in the United Arab Emirates.

VFS TasHeel launches Saudi visa services around world

VFS TasHeel launches Saudi visa services around world

VFS TasHeel has launched tourist visa services for guests looking to visit Saudi Arabia at its centres across 30 countries worldwide. The organisation is an authorised visa service provider for the ministry of foreign affairs in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Fight Centre launches new business travel booking tool

Fight Centre launches new business travel booking tool

The new digital platform is designed to complement the company’s continued personal offline service offering particularly for complex bookings, or those clients who still prefer to arrange travel via their dedicated consultant.