Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades revealed his confidence that the growth rate of 4% for the county’s touristic economy would continue to rise in the coming months at an event held by the Association of Hotelier Managers (PASYDIXE) in Limassol. At the meetup, Mr. Anastasiasdes heaped praise on leaders in the tourism industry and the private […]
The Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo 2018, scheduled to take place on December 11, in Athens.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have issued the joint communication “Tourism, Trade and the WTO” affirming the importance of enhanced global cooperation on trade & tourism, and encouraging greater participation of the tourism sector in trade policy.
The first crowd-sourced city guide for traveling parents has been published on Amazon.
Long-term planning with communities at the centre; increasing resilience by preparing for crises; and transitioning to a seamless traveller journey through the use of technology have been highlighted during the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) first Europe Leaders Forum as three critical areas for action in order to ensure Europe’s Travel & Tourism sector maintains competitiveness.
According to research conducted by the analytical center NAFI, every third Russian will travel abroad, and half of Russians will travel in-country in 2018
In news from World Travel Awards the company has begun preparations for its 25th anniversary of recognizing leaders in the international hospitality sector. Beginning in April, WTA will begin celebrations in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
According to a recent survey US travelers are increasingly worried that “vanishing destinations” will disappear before they have the opportunity to visit.
Three new hotels comprising nearly 500 places will open in Yalta in the South and in the village of Ordzhonikidze in the East of the Crimean Peninsula in 2017. According to the Minister of Resorts and Tourism of the Republic Sergey Strelbitsky, new properties in Ordzhonikidze along with a new Bristol Hotel, will further modernize the peninsula’s accommodation choices.
According to news from the Association of Travel Agencies (TURSAB), Turkey expects to greet more than 38 million tourists this year. The Chairman of the association, Basaran Ulusoy, also assured reporters of Turkey’s readiness for the summer season to begin.
According to a recent survey by TUI Group one-in-ten European travelers book eco-friendly hotels. Some 3,000 holidaymakers were queried on their travel accommodation tendencies.
Russians traveling to Armenia will no longer need passport stamps to enter the country. Furthermore, Armenian officials are working to encourage tourism, especially from Russia.
According to leading investors, by the end of 2020 investors in the Moscow hotel market intend opening 49 new hotels with a capacity of almost nearly eight thousand rooms. According to the Chairman of Moskomstroyinvest Konstantin Timofeev, last year alone eight new hotels with almost 1400 rooms were opened.
Coming up January 30th and 31st in Budapest, HOTCO will be the 1st international hotel and resort real estate investment conference focusing solely on Central Europe. With a focus on emerging markets in Eastern Europe, the conference will serve as an investment summit and idea exchange with leading hospitality professionals.
In news from easyJet, the air carrier is slated to carry out TUI flights from Berlin to Heraklion, Rhodes, and Tenerife in the Summer of 2017. The British low-cost carrier also partnered with TUI for travel to Holland. Both companies share good and bad news edging into Q4 of 2016.