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 January 5th, 2012
Boeing Wraps up 2011 With Record-Breaking Order Announcements, 2012 Expected to be ‘Year of the 737 MAX’
- Market-leading 777 wins most orders ever in a single year – 737 MAX orders and commitments now top 1,000 since launch – Orders from Emirates and Southwest Airlines set new records SEATTLE, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) booked 805 net commercial airplane orders in 2011, fueled by a late flurry of record-breaking […]
New index also uncovers most-booked destinations, busiest travel weeks and top travel routes for 2011 CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — An improving economy and a pent-up demand for travel resulted in a strong year in 2011 for the travel industry and a bright outlook for 2012 with London,Austin and Chicago projected to be among the top destinations this year. Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) […]
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — New Year’s resolution to get in shape? Crystal Cruises is combining fitness with world exploration on more than a dozen 2012 international cruises offering expanded Pilates and yoga programs, including Pilates Reformer, starting in January. Dedicated instructors from such high-profile institutions as Equinox gym, LA’s Jonathan Club, and NY’s Yale Club will […]
Over 220 hand-picked properties across 31 islands and the mainland to choose from in 2012 Expert operator to Greece, Sunvil Holidays, has launched its 2012 real Greece brochure, featuring an enticing mix of holidays to the more authentic parts of this captivating country. Sunvil Holidays’ 2012 Greece programme reflects all that is great about Greece […]
The Granvia Hotel, Kyoto, is now offering organisations hosting business events the opportunity to participate in a traditional Summer Festival as part of its MICE package. A number of Kyoto hotels incorporated Summer Festivals into their international conference reception parties during 2011 such as when the Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto hosted a reception organised for […]
Helsingborg Sweden 24th to 27th of January 2012.
Laurence Geller, CEO of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Named a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Recognized for Exemplary Service to the Churchill Centre and Extensive and Longstanding International Charitable and Humanitarian Work
Pegasus Solutions and the Vacation Rental Managers Association to Transform Online Vacation Rental Market in 2012
Collaborative Vacation Rental Switch Will Offer Unprecedented Online Vacation Rental Shopping DALLAS, LONDON, (January 5, 2012) – Pegasus Solutions and the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) have partnered to launch a groundbreaking Vacation Rental Switch
Data trends on cheapest hotel rates as well as median rate for three months of three, four and five star hotels across some of the major cities in Asia. This set covers January to March 2012, taken on the 4th week of December