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Germany sees increase in visitors despite Brexit decline

Germany sees increase in visitors despite Brexit decline

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.

Nakheel unveils the View from the Palm

Nakheel unveils the View from the Palm

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.

Illinois breaks news tourism ground in 2018

Illinois breaks news tourism ground in 2018

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.

GTMC rebrands as Business Travel Association

GTMC rebrands as Business Travel Association

The GTMC has rebranded as the Business Travel Association. The new brand identity and logo was unveiled at its annual overseas conference, being held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

FCM Travel Solutions acquires outstanding shares in 3Mundi

FCM Travel Solutions acquires outstanding shares in 3Mundi

Flight Centre Travel Group has strengthened the European footprint of its flagship global business travel division, FCM Travel Solutions, with the acquisition of 100 per cent ownership of 3Mundi. The company had previously been FCM’s partner in France and Switzerland.

Jamaica seeks leading position in Caribbean climate change resilience

Jamaica seeks leading position in Caribbean climate change resilience

Climate change is no longer a future event for tourism, it is altering the decisions of today’s travellers, in the view of the Jamaica Tourist Board. The world observed the immediate impacts of climate change most recently in 2017 when hurricanes Irma and Maria caused severe destruction to several islands.