Get tourism and hotels news directly to your email!Subscribe Now

Here’s a Card Strategy for Folks Who Like to Stay Off the Beaten Path!

Emily and I love to help folks get Big Travel with Small Money!  So we started a new series to help readers with their credit card strategy, to help them achieve their travel goals! If you’re interested in being featured, send us an email or a … [Read more...]

Associated Luxury Hotels International adds five new hotels to its West U.S. collection

ALHI features a distinguished portfolio of more than 250 luxury-level and upper-upscale hotels and resorts worldwide, plus 23 luxury cruise ships appropriate for meetings and incentive programs, and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in 100-plus … [Read more...]

Frankfurt Airport serves record number of over 220,000 passengers on a single day

New historic daily record achieved for Frankfurt Airport – 200,000 passenger mark exceeded for the 73rd time in 2017. … [Read more...]

Gulf Air goes daily to Istanbul

The increase is in direct response to passenger demand, increasing the number of convenient flight options offered by the airline and giving passengers greater flexibility and choice when travelling to and from Istanbul. … [Read more...]

Helsinki signs agreement with Tencent to provide intelligent tourism services to Chinese Tourists

Designated as City of Design in 2012 by UNESCO and described as the third coolest place to visit in 2017 by National Geographic Traveller, Helsinki is a modern city that offers functional design, unique gastronomy and maritime appeal. Helsinki also … [Read more...]

Bonafous to lead global sales strategy at Mövenpick

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed experienced hotel professional Julien Bonafous as vice president, sales, a new role created to support the hospitality firm’s on-going expansion drive. … [Read more...]

The Barcelona Boat Show sells out all the available space with more than 280 brands

The 56th edition of the Barcelona Boat Show, organised by Fira de Barcelona, will exceed 280 exhibitors and more than 700 boats on show, featuring premium international brands. … [Read more...]

Ryanair launches new Burgas base

Ryanair announced a new Burgas base, opening at the end of March, the second in Bulgaria and 87th in Europe, initially with one based aircraft and 10 routes, which will deliver 250,000 customers p.a. and support 200 jobs at Burgas Airport. … [Read more...]

Luneng Group and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announce plans for Four Seasons Hotel Dalian

Situated within the Donggang (East Harbour), Four Seasons Hotel Dalian will open in the redeveloped financial and commercial hub of the city. … [Read more...]

2018 forecast as busy year for UAE hotel openings with 83 new projects set to launch

Forecasters have revealed that 2018 is expected be hugely eventful for the UAE’s hospitality industry – with no less than 83 new hotels set to open. … [Read more...]

Aviation industry heads to Barcelona for World Routes

Barcelona will be the centre of global aviation when the annual World Routes forum (23-26 September) opens in the city this weekend. … [Read more...]

TrustYou’s direct guest messaging tool enables compatible connection with Amazon Echo

Chicago’s Acme Hotel paired TrustYou’s direct messaging service and Amazon Echo to combine all guest requests via text, email, Facebook messenger and voice control in TrustYou’s dashboard.  … [Read more...]

St. Petersburg puts final touches to WTA Gala Ceremony preparations

Each year, World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region. … [Read more...] releases comprehensive, mobile-friendly guide to baggage fees

As part of its research, Cheapflights polled 400 Americans and Canadians and found that 66% prefer to carry on their luggage for domestic flights, perhaps reflecting that bag fees are shaping travel habits. … [Read more...]