KUCHING, 3 January 2020: Sarawak Tourism Board sets out its marketing and sales stall for 2020  confirming participate in 27 trade and consumer fairs, roadshows and sales missions during the year. Among...
GENEVA, 16 December 2019: The International Air Transport Association forecast that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of USD29.3 billion in 2020 bettering the 2019 performance. It will represent an improvement over an...
BRUSSELS, 18 November 2019: Seamless travel makes for a popular talking point at travel conferences, but making it a reality for travellers is not proving to be that simple. The topic came up for...
BANGKOK, 18 November 2019:  The first reported hearing of the traditional ditty ‘Jingle Bells’ was witnessed in Bangkok’s shopping malls last week reminding us to fast track our preparations for December’s festive season. Taking...
BANGKOK, 8 October 2019: The 68-year-old Pacific Asia Travel Association says it will adopt democratic elections and embrace a new online business model to drag itself into the 21st century. In a letter to the members,...
MADRID, 7 October 2019: The EBRD and the UNWTO are joining forces to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism as a tool for achieving growth and development. Under an MoU, signed by EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti...

PATA backs Travel Lab Asia

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, 24 September 2019: The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Plug and Play on the sidelines of the PATA Travel Mart last week. Asian Development Bank’s ADB Ventures...
BANGKOK, 19 September 2019: Leaders of the Pacific Travel Association and its foundation are going the extra mile in the name of transparency. PATA’s CEO Mario Hardy messaged TTR Weekly at the weekend to confirm the...
SEATTLE, 18 September 2019:  The Adventure Travel Trade Association has hired Taleb Rifai, former secretary-general of the UNWTO as a special advisor. Rifai, a two-term secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism...

Spain wins UNWTO award

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, 16 September 2019: The Spanish city of San Sebastian was awarded the 2019 World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) prize for Public Policy and Governance at a ceremony attended by leaders of the global tourism sector...