Bit by the travel bug

AMSTERDAM, 26 January 2017: The travel industry should brace itself for a new breed of business travellers who favour new travel experiences over traditional workplace benefits. New research reveals that a staggering 30% of business travellers would accept a lower...
MADRID, 20 January 2017: Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 46 million more tourists (overnight visitors)...
MADRID, 18 January 2017: The World Tourism Organisation and Japan International Cooperation Agency have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to promote sustainable tourism. The agreement, undersigned by UNWTO secretary-general, Taleb Rifai, and JICA executive senior vice president, Kazuhiko Koshikawa, taps...
BERLIN, 12 January 2017: ITB Berlin will present a record selection of conference content for delegates attending this year’s travel fair, 8 to 12 March. The show’s convention component  over four days  will deliver 200 sessions, 400 speakers on the...
BANGKOK, 10 January 2017: Mekong Tourism is poised to announce a partnership with ITB, the world’s largest tourism tradeshow organiser, that will lift the profile of the Mekong Region in Asia and Europe. Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office executive director, Jens...
ISTANBUL, 10 January 2017: The EMITT Tourism Fair will go ahead, 26 to 29 January, despite recent terrorist attacks in Istanbul. Turkish Airlines has confirmed a 30% discount on air fares for registered delegates attending the EMITT Tourism Fair. Despite frequent...
MADRID, 4 January 2016: UNWTO has declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development according to secretary-general, Taleb Rifai. He confirmed the 2017 theme in a New Year letter to stakeholders released, Tuesday, that outlined the challenges and...