Tourism

Mexico’s Top Tourism Destinations Deemed Safe

The Department of State issued an updated travel advisory for Mexico.

Mexico

HNA-Caissa scraps asset acquisition plans, shares to resume trade

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - HNA-Caissa Travel Group <000796.SZ>, a listed unit of troubled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group [HNAIRC.UL], said on Wednesday it has scrapped plans to acquire assets and its shares will resume trade after a six-month suspension.<p>It said it decided to halt its asset acquisition …

Business

Cyprus sets new record in tourist arrivals

NICOSIA (AFP) -<p>More than 1.6 million tourists visited Cyprus in the six months to June, the largest number ever for the first half of the year, the island's statistics office said Tuesday.<p>Tourist arrivals in January-June rose 12.4 percent to 1.64 million from 1.46 million in the same period last …

Cyprus

Overtourism: a growing global problem

The summer holidays are in full swing – and protests against overtourism have begun (yet again) in a number of popular European cities. Overtourism …

Danny Boyle

Tourism and hospitality

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La Trobe University

EasyJet Holidays reports Croatia sales surge since World Cup semi-final win

Holiday bookings to Croatia are up 67% week-on-week despite the country knocking England out of the World Cup in the semi-final.<p>EasyJet Holidays …

Summer Vacation

Didi, Booking.com in US$500m tie-up

DIDI Chuxing said yesterday online accommodation and travel services provider Booking Holdings has invested US$500 million in the ride-hailing …

News (China)

Role of Aboriginal tourism

2000-year-old site: Mandjoogoordap Dreaming’s Woggaal’s Noorok tour. Photo: supplied.<p>Indigenous experiences play an important role in the region’s …

Mandurah, Australia

Expedia says packages are better for hotels than room-only

Hotels are achieving higher average daily rates (ADR) from consumers who book packages rather than just rooms, according to data from Expedia …

Hospitality

The High Price of a Michelin Guide

In March 2016, the Michelin guide — that world-famous restaurant rating system devised by a European tire company — announced it was heading to Seoul, South Korea, for the first time. The guide’s international director Michael Ellis heralded the move as a recognition of Korea’s “wonderfully …

Hospitality

Vietnam wants Chinese tourists, but only those willing to spend | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Vietnam enjoys a complicated relationship with Chinese tourists, who make up a significant proportion of its international arrivals – in 2017, 4 …

Vietnam

Tourist entries jump 12%, Chinese visitors leading the pack

A Chinese tourist shields her head from the sun with a scarf during a visit to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. (Post Today photo)<p>Almost 19.5 …

Thailand

Airbnb Is Funding a Host's Lawsuit Against New York City

Airbnb Inc. is taking a page from the Peter Thiel playbook. The home-rental company is providing financial support for a lawsuit brought by one of …

Airbnb

Travel agents: How to find a good one and how they can help

When you can book every aspect of a trip online yourself, why would you use a travel agent?

Travel Industry

Officials: Made in America won't be held on Parkway past 2018

- Made in America's 2018 iteration will be the last to be held on the Ben Franklin Parkway, according to the mayor's office.<p>Officials say it's …

Labor Day

Narendra Modi government has created more than 1.46 crore jobs in the Tourism sector alone

Share Email<p>The Narendra Modi led central government seems to be walking the talk when it comes to creating more livelihood opportunities in the …

India

Bringing Sustainable Tourism to the Masses

Mainstreaming sustainable tourism is an effort that will require a substantial amount of work.<p>A new thought leadership study from the Impact Travel …

Travel Industry

Tourism Ministry Ropes In Google To Revamp Its Website

The<b> tourism ministry of India has</b> <b>roped in Google</b> to showcase 3D rotating views and a virtual reality experience of Indian monuments on its Incredible …

Business (India)

Thailand June tourist arrivals rise 11.6 pct y/y - tourism ministry

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Financial Markets

Carzonrent teams up with SAP Concur for smooth business travel

Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) Online car rental firm Carzonrent on Wednesday announced the integration of its app with SAP Concur -- a leading provider …

SAP SE

Govt urged to build on success of Irish Open in Donegal

The man responsible for bringing the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open to Ballyliffin in Co Donegal has called on Government and tourism agencies to build …

Donegal

Lakeland Police Make Arrest In Homicide Investigation

Lakeland Police have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with the April 6 shooting death of Michael Robert Guthridge, 31.<p>LAKELAND, FL -- …

Crime

EasyJet Raises Profit Guidance as More Passengers Pay for Extras

EasyJet Plc is making it easier for customers to hand over their money.<p>The U.K. budget carrier raised its 2018 profit guidance on Wednesday, in part …

Flying

More Hotels Close Doors in Nicaragua As Clashes Between the Government and Protesters Continue

Click image to enlarge<p>The tourism industry in Nicaragua is one of the most affected as a result of the crisis that goes now on three months and has …

Costa Rica

Airbnb Could Be Worth More Than Any Hotel Company But Faces IPO Hurdles

The battle between Airbnb and Booking (and everyone else in online travel) is just beginning.<p>— Deanna Ting

Airbnb

Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.<p>The world's …

News (U.S.)

Windsor poised to tax hotel guests to fund tourism promotion

The City of Windsor is poised to join other municipalities in Ontario taking advantage of new provincial legislation that allows them to levy a hotel …

Southwestern Ontario

Capitalizing on the tourism boom

HIS love for Cebu has made him one of the country’s staunch supporters of sustainable tourism.<p>From souvenir T-shirts to a full set of tourism …

Philippines

MGM Sues Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims to Avoid Being Sued By Them

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the …

Hotels

Travel agents slash prices by 10% to win back families amid hottest summer since 1976

Britain's scorching summer has forced ​​travel firms to slash the cost of foreign holidays.​<p>Industry giant Thomas Cook cut 10% off all its already …

Personal Finance (UK)