The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has hosted its ninth annual showcase, this year welcoming more than 200 UK travel industry specialists. The aim of the event is to update partners on Saint Lucia news and to hear from key operators, airlines and agents on what they need to market the destination.
Algarve tourism chiefs have argued the region must diversify and build on its renowned beach holiday brand in order to benefit from the rapidly evolving global tourism market.
Qatar Airways has announced services to Osaka, Japan, starting from April 6th. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, Osaka will be the airline’s third gateway into the country.
JetBlue has announced it is expanding its large Latin America and Caribbean network with a new non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Georgetown, Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport.
The Red Sea Development Company has signed an agreement with the University of Prince Mugrin to award 120 scholarships for undergraduate studies, commencing this academic year.
Statistics from the New York State Economic Impact of Tourism report showcase record breaking highs across the state and Long Island in visitation, economic impact, and direct spending.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has said the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre has begun to mobilise resources to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of hurricane Dorian.
VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. VisitEngland statistics show that 16-to-34-year olds had the lowest growth across all age groups for taking holidays at home during the last decade, 2008 to 2018.
Nakheel has confirmed the Sushisamba restaurant is to open on the 51st floor of the Palm Tower, 220 metres above the world-famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. Sushisamba, which currently operates in London, Miami, Las Vegas and Amsterdam, has partnered with Dubai’s Sunset Hospitality Group for the new venue, which will open in 2020.
Singapore Airlines has continued its expansion of non-stop services to the US with the departure of flight SQ28 to Seattle this morning. The flight departed Changi International Airport earlier and is scheduled to arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport today, at 09:05 local time.
Azizi Developments recorded an eight per cent increase in sales to investors from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between 2018 and 2019. While United Arab Emirates nationals still make up the largest customer demographic, with 52 per cent, Saudi nationals now constitute a quarter.
Trans Guyana Airways has announced a new route to Guyana from Amsterdam International Airport Schiphol. Launched in in collaboration with KLM, the route will launch on Sunday.