Leading industry experts from Expedia, Google, Marriott International, United Airlines, IHG, Orbitz Worldwide, and Continental Airlines are set to address North America’s online travel industry and discuss key growth strategies for the upturn. Now in … June 30, 2010
MADRID, Spain – International tourist arrivals grew by 7 percent in the first four months of 2010 according to the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This growth confirms the recovery trend beginning in the last quarter of 2009 and comes … June 29, 2010
The global travel and tourism industry will experience a “multi-speed” recovery taking up to a further four years to fully recover to pre-global downturn levels, reveals a report launched today at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference.
Euromonitor … June 16, 2010
UNWTO has called for the industry to show its solidarity with Greece at this difficult moment, underlying that tourism is a key sector for the Hellenic country and can be part of the solution in the process of economic recovery.
UNWTO appealed to … May 21, 2010
Amid mounting optimism for a promising year ahead for the Asian travel industry, EyeforTravel’s 6th Travel Distribution Summit Asia in Singapore (April 28-29) will focus on the theme of economic recovery and how the industry can capitalize on the changed … March 9, 2010
To mark the fifth anniversary of the Tourism Leadership Forums held by EXCELTUR every two years, UNWTO is pleased to announce that as a result of the recent agreement between the UNWTO and EXCELTUR, "Alianza para la Excelencia Turística," the next forum … October 1, 2009
More than a hundred tourism ministers and senior government officials are to meet at this year’s World Travel Market in London to address the most far-reaching and challenging global environment ever experienced by the travel and tourism industry.
The … July 8, 2009
London, UK and Florianópolis, Brazil - "The worst virus is not that of swine flu - it's the virus of pessimism," HE Luiz Henrique da Silveira, Governor of the State of Santa Catarina, told assembled delegates at the Closing Session of the 9th Global … May 19, 2009
The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is moving fast to implement five new strategies to revive and stimulate Thailand’s MICE industry in 2009. As part of its highly-integrated marketing and PR strategy, and a substantial injection of … May 7, 2009
"Transforming Economies" and "Removing Barriers Towards Global Integration through Travel & Tourism" are two of the main themes of the 9th Global Travel and Tourism Summit, which is being organized under the patronage of His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula … April 30, 2009
In opening this year's ITB Travel Trade Show (March 11-15, Berlin), Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General ad interim, underscored that "tourism means trade, jobs, development, cultural sustainability, peace, and the fulfilment of human aspirations. If ever there … March 11, 2009
DUBAI, UAE – Emirates announced that it has boosted its ongoing initiatives to facilitate travel for passengers affected due to the closure of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, by operating two additional, special flights to U-Taphao Airport until December … December 4, 2008
BERLIN - “Our challenge is to see through the pressures of today and prepare for a different world,” said Rolf Freitag, president & CEO of IPK International in his summing up at the close of IPK’s annual World Travel Monitor Forum held on November … November 17, 2008