According to a recent CWT survey, 87% of customers asked for sustainability information provided to their traveling employees.
GBTA Poll: Vaccine a Game-Changer for a Return to Travel
GBTA poll finds COVID-19 vaccine is a game changer for rebooting travel in 2021 via a poll conducted by the organzation.
A WTTC Report Says 174m Travel & Tourism Jobs May Fall to COVID-19
According to recent data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as many as 174 million jobs in the tourism sector will be lost this year on account of the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
Here We Go: TUI and Greece to Set “Strategic” Partnership
Tourism Μinister Haris Theocharis will announce a special agreement with the largest travel organizer in the world, TUI Group.
The WTTC Launches “Safe Travel” Global Initiative
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp.
TUI Temporarily Quits Operations Over COVID-19 Pandemic
TUI has temporarily suspended most of its travel operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Company spokespersons say the move is a “compliance” and “industry adjustment” move. The news comes as the whole industry is in a state of shock as to “next moves.” TUI is on a shortlist of companies investing gurus say may be […]
ITB Berlin is Cancelled for the First Time in 54 Years
The ever increasing spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has now forced the Federal Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Economics of Germany to cancel ITB Berlin. The news from the exhibition’s organizer Messe Berlin announced on Friday night. The show, scheduled to run between March 4-8 in Berlin, is one of the most anticipated travel industry events in […]
Europe Rooms Looking Up According to Experts
Key people and analytical indicators predict a very positive Europe Hotel market going forward. With the European bond market ramping upward, and big hotel players making huge investments, most analysts agree Europe travel may be coming out of the recessive woods. Despite the positive signals though, price cramping and other considerations will continue to prove problematic for some hoteliers.
2012 World Travel Awards: Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean
Singapore is readying itself for the 2012 edition of the World Travel Awards 2012 for Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean, which take place later today.
Eye for Travel Hong Kong Coming Up
Mobile is the emerging trend worldwide, but nowhere more critical than for the Asia travel marketing. Coming next month Eye for Travel will present Social Media and Mobile in Travel Asia 2012, a conference aimed at profitability in this space.
European Vacation Rentals: Room At the Top
Key findings from PhoCusWright, presented by Tnooz, reveal the strength of Europe’s holiday rental segment. Despite the complexities of the European holiday rental market, the potential for revenue there is undeniable, PCW estimates the current in the report titled: PhoCusWright’s European Vacation Rental Marketplace: 2011-2013. €20 billion euro is one powerful incentive for studying rentals.
Global Online Travel Market Snapshot
yStats.com, the secondary market research firm established in Hamburg, Germany, has recently launched its “Global Online Travel Report 2012” – an objective analysis of the International travel market, based on statistics, business reports, journals, company registries and new portals.
Ukraine Travel Exhibition Kicks Off This Month
This year’s 18th edition of the Ukraine International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (UITT) is set to be bigger than ever thanks to the inclusion of a number of new participants.
WTM Shines Brightest Shining On Sustainability
One highlight of the World Travel Market (WTM) held last week in London, was Fiona Jeffery’s opening speech concerning the industry’s responsibilities. Jeffery’s Director of Reed Travel Exhibitions WTM, spoke before 500 plus travel decision makers about altruism, as well as corporate strategies going forward.
WTM: 2011 Money Generation Machine
Travel Daily News reported this morning, the start of this week’s World Travel Market in London, the leading worldwide travel industry event, welcomed some 183 new exhibitors for 2011. From national tourism boards, destination management companies, to technology entities and beyond, ExCeL, London is the place to be November 7 through 10.