According to a report issued by MAS, the Information & Research Center of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), the revenues of national tourism for the summer of 2010 will reach SR 13 billion (US$61.5 billion).
Mr. Abdullah Al … July 6, 2010
The first quarter of 2010 heralded good news for Jordan’s tourism sector in what could be another landmark year. Statistics by the ministry of tourism and antiquities and the by the Central Bank of Jordan have shown across-the-board increases in both … April 29, 2010
World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, has appointed UK Travel Trade Gazette’s Deborah Dewe as it new head of sales.
Deborah joins WTM from her position as UK TTG sales director. She takes up the WTM head of … April 22, 2010
With the recent economic downturn, many hotel revenue managers have been struggling with how best to manage declining demand and the pressures to reduce rate.
In order to gauge how revenue management has changed during these times of economic uncertainty, … March 28, 2009
DUBAI, UAE - While deteriorating global economic conditions look certain to dent the Middle East’s immediate inbound tourism growth, the burgeoning religious tourism sector – valued at US$18 billion per year - can play a decisive role in driving the … March 24, 2009
BERLIN - In times of economic crisis, playful innovations are likely to be the main victims. The focus is shifting in travel technology, too. In the short term, experts anticipate attention being directed towards applications that will help reduce costs … February 27, 2009
SINGAPORE - Airlines admit that in the light of recent changes in the industry, managing the diversity of distribution channels has become a tough balancing act. Cost structures are tightening and it has become quite difficult for airlines to simply distribute … February 19, 2009
Over the last 12 months or so, airlines have been increasingly counting on ancillary revenues as the main driver for registering strong profit margins going forward.
It is being acknowledged that maximizing ancillary return is not just about commissions, … January 16, 2009