ST PETERSBURG, 13 September 2019: The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) closes today 13 September in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. More than 1,000 participants from 124 countries = travelled to...
BANGKOK, 25 February 2021: The recently established Thai Airlines Association named Bangkok Airways’ president, Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, as the founding president. The association will represent the interests of the seven airlines based in Thailand. They comprise Bangkok Airways,...
KUALA LUMPUR, 1 February 2021: The Covid-19 pandemic decimated international airline travel in 2020, but air cargo represents a silver lining that could play a vital role in recovery, according to traffic results for 2020 released at the weekend by...
MADRID, 8 October 2020: Ahead of the G20 summit of the world’s largest economies, which includes a dedicated tourism segment, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
MADRID, Spain, 28 May 2020: The World Tourism Organization has joined forces with CNN International to launch a 60-second commercial to inspire people to get ready to travel again. The #TravelTomorrow campaign features the key...
BANGKOK, 4 March 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association named the PATA Nepal Chapter's chief executive officer, Suresh Singh Budal, its 2020 PATA Face of the Future. The prestigious honour is open annually...

IATA has seen the light

GENEVA, 29 January 2021: Governments must accelerate the introduction of global standards for vaccination snd testing certificate according to The International Air Transport Association latest assessment. IATA says governments must partner with the air transport industry...
LONDON, 10 June 2020: Major destinations around the world have signed up to the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The extensive endorsements have come...
LONDON, 3 December 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Spanish Government successfully hosted a hybrid conference in La Palma, that focused on global tourism recovery and delivered a formal declaration on the way forward.
CAPE TOWN, 1 April 2021: Start-up Destination Marketing Organisation, Samco, which builds business links between South Africa and the Mekong Region, attracted a turnout of more than 200 travel and wine experts at last night's official launch...