In 2018, Frankfurt experienced an increase of 4% in overnight stays from the Gulf region compared to 2017, with visitors increasingly staying for longer.
The Flughafen Wien Group including the foreign strategic investments in Malta Airport and Kosice Airport handled a total of 7.3 million passengers in the period January to March 2019, comprising a year-on-year rise of 19.9% from the prior-year level.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Known as havens for royalty, film stars, writers and artists, many remarkable stories and cultural moments have taken place within the plush confines of Raffles hotels and resorts. “The Raffles collection now includes 14 properties across 12 countries, with a carefully curated list of distinguished addresses in leading markets around the world,” said Chris Cahill, Deputy CEO, Accor. “With a storied history spanning more than 130 years, Raffles is currently experiencing a renaissance, with a robust project pipeline that will see the portfolio add an additional 8-10 hotels over the next
A huge 68 percent of global travelers have planned holidays around sporting events at least once and 47 percent of the travelers admitted to changing their holiday booking to make sure they don’t miss a football match, according to a Football Travel Trends study.
The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations attending the four-day event.
DHL has partnered with Beethoven-Haus Bonn to develop and transport a one-of-a-kind multimedia exhibit that documents the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven on a two-year global tour to commemorate the composer’s 250th anniversary.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced that Guatemala will launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory that will be located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination.
The latest China Travel Trends report examines the trends of Chinese outbound travelers who are opting for more high-end customized travel.
AIRES LIBRES presents numerous art installations in the heart of The Village, including the ever popular Galerie blanc, on display until September 24 this year.
On the back of a successful World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM Africa) – and with FIBO Global Fitness Africa’s Trade Summit and Health, Fitness & Wellness Festival on the horizon for October 2019 – organisers Reed Exhibitions South Africa have announced several internal promotions in the Travel, Tourism & Sports Portfolio. WTM Africa 2019 saw 15 % growth in Travel Professional attendance, as well as a 20% increase in the number of Hosted Buyers. 88% of the buyers who attended ILTM Africa 2019 were new to the event, with attendees coming from Kenya, Poland, Denmark and France for the first time. Megan