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Planet Nine Private Air LLC (“P9”) launches its first Falcon 7X ultra long-range charter aircraft  

Planet Nine Private Air LLC (“P9”) launches its first Falcon 7X ultra long-range charter aircraft

Planet Nine (P9), a brand new boutique US-based ultra long-haul charter specialist, secured its FAA Part 135 operating certificate on Friday, June 22, and is making its first Dassault Falcon 7X ava......
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Alexis von Hoensbroech appointed new CEO of Austrian Airlines  

Alexis von Hoensbroech appointed new CEO of Austrian Airlines

The Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines AG unanimously appointed Alexis von Hoensbroech (47) as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines. Von Hoensbroech was proposed by Lufthansa for this position in A......
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SATA 2018 Evaluations begins with an all women Expert Panel  

SATA 2018 Evaluations begins with an all women Expert Panel

A panel of multi national experts chosen by SATA for 2018 Edition will be evaluating the MALDIVES based nominees from 19th till 24th June at Mookai Hotel.     The Jur......
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Lufthansa Group Airlines appoints Alain Chisari as new Vice President Sales Asia Pacific  

Lufthansa Group Airlines appoints Alain Chisari as new Vice President Sales Asia Pacific

Lufthansa Group Airlines announced that it has appointed Alain Chisari as its new Vice President Sales Asia Pacific. Effective September 2018, he will be managing and directing sales activities of ......
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Lufthansa Group and Travix announce NDC partnership  

Lufthansa Group and Travix announce NDC partnership

Lufthansa Group and Travix have signed a multi-year agreement connecting one of the leading global online travel agencies directly to the Lufthansa Group’s own NDC Offer & Order Managemen......
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Think Strawberries appointed as the Sales, Marketing, PR and Media Office in India for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority  

Think Strawberries appointed as the Sales, Marketing, PR and Media Office in India for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority

Think Strawberries has been appointed as the Sales, Marketing, PR & Media Office in India for Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority to develop the consumer and trade markets for ......
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Think Strawberries on a fast moving trajectory with exciting client acquisitions in 2018… announces new clients  

Think Strawberries on a fast moving trajectory with exciting client acquisitions in 2018… announces new clients

Think Strawberries, India and Middle East's market leading travel representation company has been appointed as the Sales, Media, Marketing and PR Representative in India for Disneyland® Par......
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Austrian Airlines Reports Earnings Decline in the Winter Quarter  

Austrian Airlines Reports Earnings Decline in the Winter Quarter

Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier, reported adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (Adjusted EBIT) of minus EUR 67 million in the weak winter quarter of January-March 2018 (Q1 20......
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Transparency in Payments Live in Finland, Norway and Sweden  

Transparency in Payments Live in Finland, Norway and Sweden

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Transparency in Payments (TIP) has been implemented in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets.   TIP, which is......
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Air Astana’s Indian Passengers enjoy 72 hours Visa free stopover in Kazakhstan  

Air Astana’s Indian Passengers enjoy 72 hours Visa free stopover in Kazakhstan

Air Astana passengers holding Indian passports can enjoy 72 hours visa free stopovers in Kazakhstan with effect from 23th April 2018 until the end of the year. Passengers with Air Astana flights tr......
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Cathay Pacific Group Releases Combined Traffic Figures For March 2018  

Cathay Pacific Group Releases Combined Traffic Figures For March 2018

Cathay Pacific Group today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for March 2018 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and cargo and mail uplift......
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Oman Air exhibits at the Arabian Travel Market 2018  

Oman Air exhibits at the Arabian Travel Market 2018

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will be exhibiting next week at the Arabian Travel Market, a key travel and tourism event held at the Dubai International Convention and Exh......
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Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board launches L.A. insider Specialist training program for the Indian Travel Trade  

Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board launches L.A. insider Specialist training program for the Indian Travel Trade

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) today launched ‘L.A. Insider,’ a new online training tool for travel trade professionals. The mobile and tablet-friendly progra......
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Lufthansa Group Paves the Way for a Generational Change on the Management Board of Austrian Airlines  

Lufthansa Group Paves the Way for a Generational Change on the Management Board of Austrian Airlines

Alexis von Hoensbroech (47), currently a Member of the Executive Board and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Lufthansa Cargo, is to be appointed to the position of new CEO and Chairman of the Manag......
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Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again  

Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again

Business results in detail   Total operating revenues rose eight percent to EUR 2,466 million (see chart on the last page). The main reason for this developmen......
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NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway  

NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS).  NewGen ISS wa......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Strengthens Female Leadership with Executive Appointments  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Strengthens Female Leadership with Executive Appointments

Lindsey Ueberroth, Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Hotels & Resorts —the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution ......
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British Airways to roll out improved bedding experience on Indian routes in Club World this summer  

British Airways to roll out improved bedding experience on Indian routes in Club World this summer

British Airways, which has invested GBP 600 million in enhancing its Club World business class seats across its fleet, is set to roll out an improved bedding experience on its 5 routes to Ind......
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Bird Executive appointed by Shell Aviation as an autohrised Aeroshell distributor in India  

Bird Executive appointed by Shell Aviation as an autohrised Aeroshell distributor in India

Bird ExecuJet Airport Services Private Limited, a joint venture between Bird Group and ExecuJet Aviation Group, announces its strategic cooperation and appointment as the authorized distributor for......
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PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop  

PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop

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Pratt and Whitney signs 15 year fleet management agreement with Turkish Airlines  

Pratt and Whitney signs 15 year fleet management agreement with Turkish Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. has announced that Turkish Airlines signed an agreement for a 15-year Pratt & Whitney EngineWise Fleet Management Program. The......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Announces 2017 Results  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Announces 2017 Results

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing, and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, has announced its 2017 year-e......
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OTM Mumbai concludes with a huge success, with 98% of them likely to return in 2019  

OTM Mumbai concludes with a huge success, with 98% of them likely to return in 2019

OTM Mumbai, deemed as one of the largest travel trade show, witnessed a heavy footfall this ......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts celebrates 50 years of inspiring travel  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts celebrates 50 years of inspiring travel

Fifty years after 12 North American hoteliers established Preferred Hotels Association as a referral organization, this week, the Preferred brand celebrates its 50-year anniversary of curating exce......
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Ministry of Railways sets Zero scrap balance target for all Zonal Railways  

Ministry of Railways sets Zero scrap balance target for all Zonal Railways

Earnings from sale of Railway scrap not only augments Railways revenue but also helps in keeping the Railway track, stations, workshops, depots neat and tidy. In this regard......
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ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge  

ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge

Creating a festive atmosphere at events, evaluating events and how to manage diverse audiences – these are just some of the topics which the ITB MICE Forum will be examining at this year&rsqu......
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Brussels Airlines takes festival goers on a party flight from Mumbai to Belgium  

Brussels Airlines takes festival goers on a party flight from Mumbai to Belgium

Like every year, Brussels Airlines brings the world to Belgium for a magical weekend at Tomorrowland. The fourteenth edition of the festival, themed Planaxis, spans two weekends from&nb......
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Strawberries signs on Cocoon Maldives as its Sales, Marketing, PR and Media representatives for India and the Middle East  

Strawberries signs on Cocoon Maldives as its Sales, Marketing, PR and Media representatives for India and the Middle East

Think Strawberries has been appointed as the India and Middle East representative office of Cocoon Maldives.Maldives can be summarized as a dazzling landscape of imma......
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First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year  

First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year

Featuring more than 2,940 exhibitors from around the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair concluded successfull......
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Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in Mumbai  

Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in Mumbai

Jordan Tourism Board recently conducted a Roadshow in Mumbai with 9 partners -- Air Arabia, United Travel Agency, Travco Tours, D......
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Hyatt Regency Delhi appoints Mr. MohitKanwal as Director of Sales and Marketing  

Hyatt Regency Delhi appoints Mr. MohitKanwal as Director of Sales and Marketing

Mr.Mohit Kanwalas is the new Director of Sales and Marketing of Hyatt Regency Delhi effective 25thDecember’17. He brings more than 18 years of experience in the industry, which giv......
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Cancellation charges go cheaper for domestic air tickets  

Cancellation charges go cheaper for domestic air tickets

As per the Indian Express report, travel booking websites have hailed the reduction in cancellation charges for domestic air tickets. The lower cancellation charges will enable flyers travell......
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MakeMyTrip to have chatbot enabled booking app ready in a few months’ time  

MakeMyTrip to have chatbot enabled booking app ready in a few months’ time

MakeMyTrip, as part of making booking more easy for its customers, will be developing an app based chatbot which will enable customers to book travel products and packages while talking. The ......
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TAT introduces Open to the New Shades concept to the French market  

TAT introduces Open to the New Shades concept to the French market

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has introduced its new tourism marketing concept, Open to the New Shades”, to the French market alongside the presentation of Thai tastes a......
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Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in New Delhi  

Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in New Delhi

Jordan Tourism Board recently conducted a Roadshow in New Delhi with 8 partners -- Air Arabia, United Travel Agency, Travco Tours, Dakkak Tours, Em......
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New Marketing Concept Open to the New Shades of Thailand launched at WTM London  

New Marketing Concept Open to the New Shades of Thailand launched at WTM London

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will use the World Travel Market 2017 (WTM), one of the world’s leading travel trade shows, as a platform to launch its new marketing concept, “Open to......
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Thomas Cook India records 30% increase in domestic tours during Diwali festive season  

Thomas Cook India records 30% increase in domestic tours during Diwali festive season

Thomas Cook (India) Group witnessed aggressive growth in holiday uptake during the Diwali festive season, with a surge of 30% for its domestic tours and 26% for its international ......
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Treebo Hotels report net loss of INR 73.5 cr in FY17  

Treebo Hotels report net loss of INR 73.5 cr in FY17

As per the Mint report, Budget hotel chain Treebo Hotels posted INR 73.5 crore in net losses in the fiscal year ended March 31, on total sales of INR 20.6 c......
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Cleartrip wins big at the Mobexx Awards 2017; named the Best Mobile App for Travel and Leisure  

Cleartrip wins big at the Mobexx Awards 2017; named the Best Mobile App for Travel and Leisure

Having established its domain leadership and excellence in mobile-based advertising and marketing, Cleartrip, India’s leading travel and leisure activities platform, recently added another fe......
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Financial result as at September 30, 2017, Q3 Austrian Airlines increases result significantly  

Financial result as at September 30, 2017, Q3 Austrian Airlines increases result significantly

Financial result as at September 30, 2017 Q3: Austrian Airlines increases result significantly ·         ......
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Patrick Huey Joins MSpa International as Group Director of Spa – Asia  

Patrick Huey Joins MSpa International as Group Director of Spa – Asia

From L.A. spa receptionist to global industry thought leader, Patrick Huey’s rise to the top has been anything but conventional. Currently on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Interna......
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Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism  

Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism

To highlight the relevance of wine and gastronomy as key components of tourism development, the 22ndUNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism was held in Mendoza, Argentina on 29-30 Se......
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ITDC celebrates 51st Foundation Day with room discounts and F & B promotions  

ITDC celebrates 51st Foundation Day with room discounts and F & B promotions

On the occasion of completing 51 years of excellence in tourism, travel and hospitality industry, India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under the aegis o......
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73% travellers planning shorter getaways this festive season: Yatra Survey  

73% travellers planning shorter getaways this festive season: Yatra Survey

Yatra.com, conducted its annual festive survey highlighting the travel trends for this festive season. The survey conducted amongst 2700 respondents reveal......
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Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year  

Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year

On September 30, 1957, the company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded in the large meeting room of Creditanstalt bank in Vienna’s......
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Alila Hotels and Resorts to aggressively focus on Indian market  

Alila Hotels and Resorts to aggressively focus on Indian market

Alila Hotels and Resorts has recorded a growth of 20 to 30% from the Indian market across all its international properties over the last three years. The company is now looking towards concentratin......
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AVANI Hotels and Resorts Appoints Alejandro Bernabé as  Vice President of Operations  

AVANI Hotels and Resorts Appoints Alejandro Bernabé as Vice President of Operations

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, Minor Hotels’ vibrant upscale lifestyle brand, is delig......
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CFO Heinz Lachinger Leaves Austrian Airlines in 2018  

CFO Heinz Lachinger Leaves Austrian Airlines in 2018

Heinz Lachinger, 50, the longstanding CFO and Member of the Extended Management Board of Austrian Airlines, will leave the company on his own request at the end of March 2018. The search for a succ......
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Hong Kong Airlines and WestJet  entered  codeshare agreement  

Hong Kong Airlines and WestJet entered codeshare agreement

Hong Kong Airlines and WestJet have entered into a codeshare agreement, which sees Hong Kong Airline placing its HX marketing code on WestJet-operated flights. The two carriers are building......
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Guiddoo launches B2B products for Small to Mid Sized Travel Players  

Guiddoo launches B2B products for Small to Mid Sized Travel Players

From Mom and Pop Travel Consultants to established Travel Agencies - which still handle 60%+ Indian Holiday Travellers - Technology has been a major painpoint in the Indian B2B Travel space. Despit......
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Excise Department Notification Paves Way For Re-Opening of Bars and Permit Rooms Within City Limits  

Excise Department Notification Paves Way For Re-Opening of Bars and Permit Rooms Within City Limits

The Maharashtra State Excise Department has issued a notification to all concerned authorities to begin reissuing or renewing licences of bars and permit rooms affected by the Highway liquor ban wh......
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Austrian Airlines Signs Wet Lease Agreement with Adria Airways  

Austrian Airlines Signs Wet Lease Agreement with Adria Airways

Austrian Airlines will start a wet lease agreement with its Star partner Adria Airways. The aim of the agreement is to have reserve aircraft available to enable greater flexibility in flight planni......
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 Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010  

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of ......
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Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings and Raises Forecast for 2017  

Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings and Raises Forecast for 2017

Austrian Airlines generated considerably higher earnings than expected in the first half of 2017. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) totaled EUR 8 million, comprising a year-on-year rise of ......
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Cathay Dragon introduces self-printing web generated boarding cards in Kolkata  

Cathay Dragon introduces self-printing web generated boarding cards in Kolkata

Cathay Dragon became the first international airline to introduce self-printing web generated boarding cards at Kolkata Airport. The online check-in feature allows passengers to check-in and print ......
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Discovering unique identities at PATAcademy - HCD  

Discovering unique identities at PATAcademy - HCD

Travel and tourism industry professionals have been learning the secrets of effective public speaking at a three-day Human Capacity Development workshop organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Associa......
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Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto  

Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto

Air Canada has started operating four times a week direct flight between Toronto and Mumbai. This marks the beginning of the only non-stop service connecting the two cities. The new flight complime......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for May 2017 that show a slight decrease in the number of passengers carried and an increase in cargo......
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Jet Airways board approves the appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive Officer  

Jet Airways board approves the appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive Officer

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the appointment of Vinay Dube as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Mr. Dube's appointme......
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Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing  

Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have celebrated the Turkish flag-carrier’s new direct delivery with a special event within this afternoon at its base at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The airline took......
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Expedia TAAP Appoints Dex Group as India GSA  

Expedia TAAP Appoints Dex Group as India GSA

Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP), the largest global travel agency affiliation program, has appointed Dex Group as its GSA in India with effect from 21st May, 2017. This association wi......
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IATA's Handbook for Travel Agents  

IATA's Handbook for Travel Agents

The 2017 edition of the Resolution 818g Travel Agent's Handbook, which contains the current text of Passenger Agency Conference Resolutions that apply to IATA Accredited Agents. This Handbook w......
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Jorge Fernandez Appointed EAM SandM and Revenue for The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali  

Jorge Fernandez Appointed EAM SandM and Revenue for The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mr. Jorge Fernandez as Executive Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing and Revenue. He arrives fresh from a stint......
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AirAsia Hosts The First Ever Santan Food Festival  

AirAsia Hosts The First Ever Santan Food Festival

AirAsia hosted the Santan Food Festival, the largest inflight food tasting event in Asia, featuring meals from across the region.   The event showcased the gastronomical deligh......
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association elects new executive board  

The Pacific Asia Travel Association elects new executive board

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor based in Hong Kong SAR as Chairpe......
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ITDC - ICPB hosts exclusive Road Show at The Ashok promoting MICE segment  

ITDC - ICPB hosts exclusive Road Show at The Ashok promoting MICE segment

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) – the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India – hosted a Road Show in collaboration with India......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for April 2017 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the volume of cargo......
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AVANI Hotels and Resorts Set to Launch in New Zealand  

AVANI Hotels and Resorts Set to Launch in New Zealand

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, currently with a portfolio of 18 hotels and resorts in 12 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, has announced the acquisition of the Metro S......
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Celebrity Cruises launches the zenith of cruise ships Celebrity Edge  

Celebrity Cruises launches the zenith of cruise ships Celebrity Edge

It’s not often that you see a human rights activist and Nobel Laureate being associated with cruise ships. But, it’s not often that you see a cruise ship like 
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Russell Loughland Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Palazzo Versace Dubai  

Russell Loughland Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace Dubai is pleased to welcome Russell Loughland as Director of Sales and Marketing. Russell officially joined Palazzo Versace Dubai on April 16th, where he will be dir......
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Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers  

Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The concurrent 12th......
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Melia Hotels International – Irrefutably a Propitious Corroboration  

Melia Hotels International – Irrefutably a Propitious Corroboration

Meliá earned €100.7 million in 2016 (+180%) thanks to the positive performance of the hotel business, ending the year with the lowest debt ratio in its history. Mel......
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Unlock the secrets to effective public speaking - PATA latest programme  

Unlock the secrets to effective public speaking - PATA latest programme

The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking', takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA......
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Austrian Airlines Begins 2017 with Traditionally Negative Winter Quarter  

Austrian Airlines Begins 2017 with Traditionally Negative Winter Quarter

Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier, reported earnings before interest and taxe......
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Jordan Tourism Board Awards Certificate of Appreciation to Pammi Aunty  

Jordan Tourism Board Awards Certificate of Appreciation to Pammi Aunty

Think Strawberries, the Jordan Tourism Board Representative office in India along with the Embassy of Jordan in India recognized actor Ssumier Pasricha for his outstanding contribution towards prom......
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Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017  

Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017

. Increase of around 14% more passengers than the previous year   . Seat load factor of 77.2% is a 0.8-percentage-point improvement from March 2016   . Pri......
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Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017  

Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 9.6 million passengers in March, 14% more than the same period last year, although the ......
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Over 35,000 Restaurants and Bars Could Face Closure In Western India Alone  

Over 35,000 Restaurants and Bars Could Face Closure In Western India Alone

Hotel And Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI), reacting to Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding the ban on selling or serving of liquor along the highway, has said that it wo......
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Emirates Skywards celebrates yet another Miles Millionaire  

Emirates Skywards celebrates yet another Miles Millionaire

 In celebration of UAE’s Year of Giving, Emirates Skywards’ annual Thanks a Million campaign has created yet another Miles millionaire while supporting a good cau......
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Jet Airways launched direct flight between Jaipur and Chandigarh  

Jet Airways launched direct flight between Jaipur and Chandigarh

Jet Airways launched a new daily direct flight from Chandigarh to Jaipur on Sunday. Before of the launch of its inaugural service from Chandigarh airport, the airline conducted a prayer servic......
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Thai Airways makes passenger payments easier with Paypal  

Thai Airways makes passenger payments easier with Paypal

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) held a joint press conference at its Head Office with Paypal, making elec......
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JLL is Top Real Estate Investment Advisory Firm in Asia Pacific for Sixth Year in a Row  

JLL is Top Real Estate Investment Advisory Firm in Asia Pacific for Sixth Year in a Row

JLL is the number one real estate investment advisory firm in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year, based on data published by Real Capital Analytics (RCA), an independent body that an......
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Aseem Kapoor as Vice President  

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Aseem Kapoor as Vice President

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Aseem Kapoor as Vice President – North West India supervising Hyatt Regency Gurgaon, Hyatt Place Gurgaon, Hyatt Regency Delhi, Hyatt Ahm......
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Indian trade's top South African sellers experience the best of SA  

Indian trade's top South African sellers experience the best of SA

The Fastest 50 Challenge launched last year invited travel agents across India to sell 50 South Africa packages exceeding 9 days. The first 20 sellers stood to win an all-expenses-p......
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Kenya Tourism Board participates at India's leading Outbound Travel Mart 2017  

Kenya Tourism Board participates at India's leading Outbound Travel Mart 2017

Magical Kenya exhibited at OTM Mumbai, India's largest travel trade exhibition, to position Kenya as the preferred holida......
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Think Strawberries announces partnership with American Cruise Lines as Exclusive Reseller  

Think Strawberries announces partnership with American Cruise Lines as Exclusive Reseller

Think Strawberries, India’s market leading travel representation company, has entered a new business vertical as it has partnered with American Cruise Lines (ACL), as their exclusive ti......
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Jet Airways plans to order 75 new Boeing aircrafts worth $ 7.5 billion  

Jet Airways plans to order 75 new Boeing aircrafts worth $ 7.5 billion

Jet Airways is expected to order 75 Boeing 737 Max planes worth over $7.5 billion, according to the US-based aircraft maker. Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice- President (Sales), Asia Pacific and India,......
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Travel Representation Leader, Think Strawberries, announces its Rebrand with the aim of becoming the best-in-class  

Travel Representation Leader, Think Strawberries, announces its Rebrand with the aim of becoming the best-in-class

As an early adopter of new, cutting edge technology, ideas and placing our clients’ brands in market leading positions in both trade and consumer markets, Think Strawberries is a pionee......
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Alejandro Bernabe has been appointed Group Director, AVANI Hotels and Resorts  

Alejandro Bernabe has been appointed Group Director, AVANI Hotels and Resorts

Minor Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Alejandro Bernabé as Group Director, AVANI Hotels & Resorts. With over 20 years of global hospitality experience, B......
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SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016  

SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 16,517,559 passengers in 2016, a 1.3% increase on 2015, which had itself been a record year in passenger vol......
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Etihad Holidays launches in India  

Etihad Holidays launches in India

News courtesy by: traveltrendstoday   Etihad Holidays, the tour operating arm of the Etihad Airways, has launched in India, offering travellers a wide range of......
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TIRUN announces first ever Royal Caribbean International sailings to Cuba  

TIRUN announces first ever Royal Caribbean International sailings to Cuba

 TIRUN, the exclusive India Representative for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., invites adventur......
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Food, Home Delights, Beauty and Wellness Expos Draw Over 490,000 Visitors  

Food, Home Delights, Beauty and Wellness Expos Draw Over 490,000 Visitors

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 27th Food Expo, the eighth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the third Home Delights Expo and the inaugural Beauty & Wellness E......
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Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin, to undergo €11 million redevelopment project and reopen in March 2017  

Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin, to undergo €11 million redevelopment project and reopen in March 2017

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has today announced plans for ......
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Djubo crosses 1000 Indian hotels client mark in a span of 9 months  

Djubo crosses 1000 Indian hotels client mark in a span of 9 months

   DJUBO is a fast growing hotel tech company that has made its presence known in more than 150 cities in India and has over 1000 Indian hotel clients within a sp......
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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Promotes ARPIT PANT To Regional Director of South Asia & Middle East  

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Promotes ARPIT PANT To Regional Director of South Asia & Middle East

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has announced the promotion of Arpit Pant as Regional Director of South Asia and Middle East. Bringing 15 years of......
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Regal Hotels International hoping for double digit growth from India in 2016  

Regal Hotels International hoping for double digit growth from India in 2016

Hong Kong-based Regal Hotels International has turned into a prominent hotel choice among the visitors from India. On her late visit to India, Frances Wang, Group Director of Sales-Business Develop......
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Munich airport reports record earnings of 135 million Euros  

Munich airport reports record earnings of 135 million Euros

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. The airport once again posted a year-on-year increase in ......
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Egypt approves steady repatriation of International Airlines in terms of revenues to avoid suspension  

Egypt approves steady repatriation of International Airlines in terms of revenues to avoid suspension

The Egyptian government has approved measures to solve the ongoing international airlines issues with repatriating their revenues from ticket sales to Egypt due to the country’s foreign curre......
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Partnership agreement between Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Katara Hospitality  

Partnership agreement between Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Katara Hospitality

Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Katara Hospitality, two of the world’s leading hospitality companies have entered into a master partnership agreement for ......
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Favored Hotels and Resorts reports remarkable 2015 year finished results.  

Favored Hotels and Resorts reports remarkable 2015 year finished results.

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, h......
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Thriller LIVE musical show in Israel  

Thriller LIVE musical show in Israel

The Thriller LIVE musical, which features two and a half hours of classic Michael Jackson songs, will open in Israel on May 19 at the Heichal HaTarbut theater in Tel Aviv. There will be a total of ......
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Thailand Yacht Show 2016 for  growth of  economy and the tourism sector  

Thailand Yacht Show 2016 for growth of economy and the tourism sector

The inaugural ‘Thailand Yacht Show 2016’ is taking place from 8-14 February, 2016, at the Ao Po Grand Marina, Phuket, a......
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 Three Million Euro for the Digitalization of Hotel Rooms with SuitePad  

Three Million Euro for the Digitalization of Hotel Rooms with SuitePad

Berlin-based SuitePad GmbH www.suitepad.deannounced a three Million Euro financing round .Suite Pad provides hotels with a digital connect......
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Minor Hotel Group Announces Launch of Oaks Brand in India  

Minor Hotel Group Announces Launch of Oaks Brand in India

Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 136 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Afri......
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Indonesian Tourism targets 350,000 Indian visitors in 2016  

Indonesian Tourism targets 350,000 Indian visitors in 2016

The Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia (MOT) continues to aggressively promote "Wonderful Indonesia" in the Indian market which is considered as one of potential markets for Indonesian tourism.  ......
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Atlantis, The Palm in partnership with OTT to offer e-training courses  

Atlantis, The Palm in partnership with OTT to offer e-training courses

Atlantis, The Palm, in Dubai will begin a partnership with OTT to offer those in the travel trade the opportunity to embark upon e-training courses focusing on the resort.   Re......
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Qatar Airways  has launches Travel Festival  

Qatar Airways has launches Travel Festival

Qatar Airways has launched a first-of-its-kind Travel Festival offering travellers an exceptional choice of dream deals suited for a variety of travel needs.     <......
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Matthew Barba has been appointed General Manager at Deer Path Inn in Lake Forest , IL, USA  

Matthew Barba has been appointed General Manager at Deer Path Inn in Lake Forest , IL, USA

Charlestowne Hotels has announced luxury hotelier Matthew Barba as the new general manager of the Deer Path Inn, a historic English Inn located in Lake Forest, IL......
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Jason Caughron has been appointed General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Dunwoody/Perimeter in Atlanta  

Jason Caughron has been appointed General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Dunwoody/Perimeter in Atlanta

Atlanta-based Hotel Equities announced the hiring of Jason Caughron as the General Manager of the new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Dunwoody/Perimeter Center......
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