MADRID, 2 February 2017: The World Tourism Organisation joins the chorus of protests denouncing President Trump’s travel ban that impacts on seven nations in the Middle East and North Africa. UNWTO said it was expressing deep concern and strong condemnation over...
BANGKOK, 1 February 2017: A coalition of US technology firms plus travel giant, Expedia, are planning campaigns to challenge Trump's travel ban order according AFP which quotes industry sources. Technology leaders, Google parent Alphabet, Netflix, Airbnb and Twitter are leading...
PHOENIX, ARIZONA, 30 January 2017: Best Western Hotels & Resorts is advancing its ‘white label’ franchise model, SureStay Hotel Group, globally with its first Asian property in Bangkok, Thailand. The brand has approved 30 hotels in North America and one...
TORONTO, 25 January 2017: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is strengthening its presence in the luxury hotel and residential space with a pipeline of more than 50 projects at various stages of planning and development. The pipeline includes ongoing projects...
HENDERSONVILLE, TENNESSEE, 24 January 2017: Traditional hotels achieve higher occupancy levels, manage yields better and achieve higher rates than properties in the shared economy space. The observations were outlined in an independent analysis by STR that compared 32 months of...
ORLANDO, FLORIDA, 20 January 2017: Nearly all the world’s major travel regions are outpacing their 2016 hotel booking performance as 2017;s advance bookings take shape, according to Tourico Holidays' 2017 Global Hotel Trends Reports. Tourico Holidays, a wholesale travel brokerage...
WASHINGTON, 20 January 2017: FlyerRights, a group that lobbies for airline passenger rights and safety, kicked off the New Year calling for stronger measures to make US airports safer. While the group targets US airports, the message could equally apply...
PORTLAND, OREGON, 11 January 2017: The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), announced last week that the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism are now open. Breaking away from the tradition of naming the Top 10, or...