South Africa Government stands idle as tourism numbers continue to plunge

U.S., Oct. 23 -- The latest data released by StatsSA this week confirms the continuing downward trend for tourism in South Africa . The data is performance-based and records figures from January to Au... Read More

African Travel Times holds 2019 Awards

U.S., Oct. 23 -- African Travel Times, West Africa's monthly travel and tourism magazine, has held its 2019 awards, with Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III Akwamumanhene gracing the ceremony as the Father of the... Read More

China's Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with 'all-inclusive' offers

U.S., Oct. 23 -- The resort city of Sanya on the southern end of China's Hainan Island , plans to compete with Turkey in tourism from Russia. To this end, Hainan resort hotels have begun to introduce ... Read More

World Spa Awards names Maui Healing Retreat "Hawaii's Best Wellness Retreat 2019"

U.S., Oct. 23 -- The inauguration of the World Spa Awards in 2015 marked a shift happening in the vacation retreat industry. An increasing number of travelers are seeking experiences. Simply escaping ... Read More

Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn increase Express-Rail range

U.S., Oct. 23 -- Lufthansa , together with its partner Deutsche Bahn (DB), is significantly expanding its Express Rail routes from Cologne, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Aachen and Ulm. The additional ICE of... Read More

Pride Hotels appoints new Vice President

U.S., Oct. 23 -- Pride Group of Hotels announced the appointment of Mr. Amit Sidana as Vice President Sales & Marketing. A seasoned hospitality professional, Mr. Sidana has over 19 years' experience ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainable Tourism Observatories monitoring tourism impact at destination level

U.S., Oct. 23 -- The World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) welcomed more than 100 experts to its global annual meeting in Madrid , gat... Read More

Czech Airlines orders 4 Airbus A220 jets, upsizes 3 A320neo to A321XLR

U.S., Oct. 23 -- Czech Airlines has ordered four Airbus A220-300 aircraft and opted for additional range by upsizing a previous order for three A320neo to A321XLR. The two fuel-efficient aircraft typ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport: New winter schedule features 259 destinations worldwide

U.S., Oct. 23 -- On October 27, Frankfurt Airport 's new winter schedule will become effective - in tandem with the end of daylight saving time in Germany. In winter 2019/20, a total of 88 airlines wi... Read More

Tourism Trinidad targets 380,000 international visitors for 2020

U.S., Oct. 23 -- For the new fiscal year 2019/2020, Tourism Trinidad Limited 's (TTL) main goals are to increase visitor arrivals by 7% to 380,000, attain an average hotel occupancy rate of 64% and gr... Read More