The conference aims to promote the development of an effective national, city and metro-area focused policy; strengthen federal city relationships; and to ensure that federal policy meets urban needs.
In 2016, the total impact of business and leisure travel was USD$166 billion to Mexico’s GDP, which is 16 percent of the country’s GDP, making Travel & Tourism sector the largest out of the eight sectors studied in the research.
Peru’s ministry of culture has announced a new permit system for tourism visits to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu.
The prestigious layout, the only one on the island situated next to the sea, has long been a favorite golfing destination, and its continued tie-up with Zafiro maintains its reputation as Mallorca’s premier course.
One of Barceló Hotel Group’s most noteworthy 2017 projects is the remodeling of one of the more iconic properties in of all of the Caribbean: El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel -- located in the heart of Santo Domingo.
The property will include the island’s first roof top infinity edge sky pool, offering 360 views of the island’s beautiful north coast.
More than one million cruise passengers visited Honduras in 2016, a 14.7% rise from 2015, according to new statistics from the Honduran Institute of Tourism and the port authority.
Named The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the venture is to represent a “unique foray into the cruise industry for a luxury hotel operator.”
Victory Cruise Lines president and CEO Bruce Nierenberg said the small-ship operator has obtained authority from the Cuban government to cruise to Cuba. Nierenberg said that he is in Havana to negotiate port specifics.
Avianca Brazil, one of Brazil’s largest and fastest-growing airlines, announces the debut of daily nonstop passenger flights between Sao Paulo (GRU) and Miami (MIA), starting Friday, June 23, 2017.
Norwegian is proud to announce a new route from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, marking the airline’s first ever South American route as its UK expansion plans gather pace.
The strong membership of AIRE urges the European institutions to speed up the delivery of a far more cost-effective business environment for airlines.
“Gaudi hates you” is one of the comical graffiti that one can witness in Barcelona of late. It points out the fact that the residents of Barcelona aren’t quite happy these days about living in one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations.
Although the Cuban travel policy will mean tighter travel restrictions, the resumption of direct U.S.-Cuba commercial flights, and new cruise line routes will remain.
Wallace also said Caribbean islands tend to always measure number of tourists coming to their destinations as solid information about their tourism sector.
Airbnb is planning to launch a new premium service that could potentially position it to better compete with the hotel industry.
Brand USA has as appointed London-based travel representation and PR consultancy Hills Balfour to act as its agency of record in the United Kingdom & Ireland.
Following President Trump's decision on Friday to end individual people-to-people travel to Cuba, InsightCuba's web traffic increased and call centers were "backlogged," said Tom Popper, president of the Cuba specialist.
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