The Chinese penchant for international travel continues to grow at a record rate, impacting the visa policies of countries around the world that want attract these travelers flush with cash.
At a press conference in Toronto yesterday to highlight Caribbean Week in Canada, Hugh Riley, CTO’s Secretary General, praised Canada for being a “strong performer” in the first half of 2017, with arrivals up 6.4 percent when compared to the same period in 2016.
Between January and August 2017, destinations worldwide welcomed 901 million international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors), 56 million more than in the same period of 2016, an increase of 7%.
The new deal would also see AHIP acquire two new hotels that will then join Wyndham’s portfolio, making for a total of 46 new properties to join the hospitality giant’s existing 7,834 hotels located throughout the globe.
IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has just launched IberostarPro, a new secure and user-friendly online booking engine for travel professionals.
With so much political turmoil in the United States right now, Washington D.C. is expected to become the home of an anti-President Donald Trump hotel scheduled to open during spring 2018.
The Celebrity Cruises president and CEO announced Thursday that her cruise line is filling that void. Celebrity, part of Royal Caribbean Cruises, is building a new 100-passenger vessel to be based permanently in the volcanic archipelago.
Norwegian Dawn, with a capacity of 2,340 passengers and 1,032 crew members, will dock on the island of St. Croix on three occasions this month, beginning Saturday, November 11th.
Excursions include the chance to learn about the spice production industry in Grenada; snorkel with turtles in Barbados and visit botanical gardens in Martinique.
Starting Dec. 19, 2017 Sunwing will introduce new direct service between Vancouver and Montego Bay, operating weekly flights through the winter season until April 17, 2018.
In addition, Southwest initiated new service between its South Florida gateway at FLL and both San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO), and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ).
Emirates has signed on a US$15.1 billion commitment to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners at the Dubai Airshow 2017, taking place this week.
ASTA president and CEO Zane Kerby traveled to Puerto Rico on Thursday to help kick off the Puerto Rico Tourism Company's "Rebuild Days" initiative.
Q & A with Basil Gooden, Secretary of Agriculture & Forestry of the state of Virginia
British tour operator Hayes & Jarvis has launched its first ever USA, Mexico and Caribbean destination guide for 2018/2019.
Turkish Airlines has posted a net profit of US$939 million in 2017 quarter three, a company record. The nine-monthly operating net profit is recorded as US$956 million.
Cuba Ventures Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement (DA) with Booketea for bilateral GDS integration into all 432 of the company's propriety Cuba-Centric websites.
Travelport has announced a new agreement with Hertz Corporation that gives Travelport’s online, offline, and corporate customers access to the car rental company’s full worldwide inventory of rental vehicle rates.
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