MADRID, 4 September 2018: Tourism is booming worldwide and causing concerns that destinations could be overwhelmed causing a push-back from residents. UNWTO’s latest assessment of international tourist arrivals claims a growth of 7% last year, the highest increase since 2010. It...
Dubai, UAE, 14 January 2018: As the 2017/2018 peak holiday season closes, travel planning for the next round of 2018 holidays is on the front burner for families, singles and business travellers. Wego.co.ae, covering a travel marketplace in the Middle...

Slow urban tourism growth

MADRID, 20 September 2018: The topic of how to deal with a runaway growth in tourism to urban destinations needs to be revisited amidst calls for a more concerted effort to introduce sustainable practices to minimise the adverse impact...
LONDON, 11 October: Japan has overtaken Singapore to claim the top spot in the 2018 Henley Passport Index, having gained visa-free access to Myanmar earlier this month. Japan passport holders now enjoy visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations, compared to Singapore’s...
LONDON, 13 June 2018: Russia is enjoying a sports tourism boom as soccer fans flock there to support their teams competing in the World Cup. According to the latest figures from ForwardKeys, flight bookings for arrival in Russia for the...
ANN ARBOR, MICH, US, 26 April 2017: Passenger satisfaction is up compared to a year ago, but airlines remain in the bottom third of industries tracked by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). As the legacy airlines lower their fares...

Singapore airfares fall

SINGAPORE 17 November 2017: CWT Solutions Group, the consulting division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and CAPA identified that the Average Ticket Price (ATP) for Singapore on several key business routes has decreased over the past year. Airfares between Singapore and...
LONDON, 24 May 2018: Japan has consolidated its position as the most powerful passport at the top of the Henley Passport Index. A Japanese passport offers citizens visa-free, or visa-on-arrival access, to a record 189 destinations. Following closely behind Japan are...
SINGAPORE, 20 June 2018: Premium economy is the most popular option for Singapore’s business travellers, according to the latest analysis by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Travelport. An analysis of over 1.3 million bookings made between January 1, 2015 and December...

What makes us click buy?

BANGKOK, 12 September 2017: Product, service and convenience are elements travellers value when they are researching their next trip rather than just the bottom-line price. Amadeus’s latest report explores what drives travellers to click “buy”, particularly for airlines striving to...