International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
Archive for October 31st, 2011
Adding even more muscle to its portfolio in China, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its iconic Sheraton(R) brand will open five more hotels in China before the end of year. In addition to these new openings, seven new Sheraton hotels and resorts debuted in the region this year in Beijing, […]
The fast-growing mid-market hotel brand introduces affordable, loft-style accommodation to London with the opening of Aloft London Excel Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.(R) (NYSE:HOT) today announces the debut ofits new destination sensation brand, Aloft(R) Hotels, in the United Kingdom with the opening of Aloft London Excel. In the same year that Starwood launched its […]
This year’s EIBTM Association Programme is focused on issues and objectives highlighted by executives from the industry as key to their learning and development. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the EIBTM Association Programme (www.eibtm.com) organised by Reed Travel Exhibitions, in conjunction with Gallus Events, will, as a result of this research, address member growth and retention, […]
GLASGOW, Scotland, October 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Europe’s cheap flights specialist uses fully virtualised private cloud iomart Hosting, one of the UK’s leading cloud computing and managed hosting providers, has taken Skyscanner, Europe’s leading travel search website, into the cloud to support its objective of becoming the number one flight search engine in the world. Skyscanner […]
World Travel Market, the leading event for the global travel industry, reveals that the number of pre-registered visitors interested in technology and online travel for WTM 2011 is already 13% up on the previous year. With a week to go until the event launches on Monday 7 November, the improvement on last year is likely […]
31 October 2011:The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) is experiencing an increased demand for exhibitor space giving further credence to reports that the meetings and incentives industry in Australia and the surrounding region is going from strength to strength. AIME, owned by the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) and organised by Reed Travel […]