News — Industry News

The latest industry news for the international travel industry. Tourism news from around the world.
Post

SAVING VIRGIN ATLANTIC

Virgin Atlantic Airways filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the US…
Post

SAUDI TRAVELLERS INVITED TO “BREAK FREE”

Saudi leisure travellers are setting sail for the first time cruising the…
Post

UK “DISCOVERY” SHIPPING LINE SWAN HELLENIC IS BACK IN BUSINESS

Seventy years on from Swan Hellenic’s discovery cruise beginnings, the British born…
Post

“ITB CHINA INDUSTRY MEETUP” PLANNED FOR SEVEN CITIES

The organisers of ITB China have announced the launch of the “ITB…
Post

TOURISM RESTARTS: 40% OF DESTINATIONS HAVE NOW EASED TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

The responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world as growing…
Post

DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANISATIONS TAKE POST-COVID ACTION

Numerous destination marketing organisations and local operators have been taking decisive action…
Post

AGENCIES JOIN FORCES TO BUILD “BRAND NEW ZEALAND” ON THE WORLD STAGE

For the first time, Tourism New Zealand, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Ministry…
Post

CHINESE TRAVEL AGENTS SAY RECOVERY WILL COME IN LESS THAN ONE YEAR

A comprehensive survey of Chinese travel agencies by ITB China has found…
Post

BOTSWANA FORGES INTO THE DIGITAL WORLD WITH NEW eVISA TECHNOLOGY

Botswana has launched a new eVisa for foreign tourists as part of…
Post

CRUISE AND MARITIME VOYAGES PLACED INTO ADMINISTRATION

South Quay Travel Limited, which traded under the name Cruise & Maritime…
Post

MAKING AIR TRAVELLERS FEEL SAFER

The world's three biggest airline alliances have joined together to create a…
Post

SLOVENIA LAUNCHES €345m TOURISM VOUCHER SCHEME

The Slovenian Government has launched a voucher scheme in order to kick…
Post

WTTC SAYS “WEAR TO CARE”

The World Travel & Tourism Council is calling upon Governments to enforce…
Post

MALDIVES OPEN BORDERS

The Maldives have officially reopened to tourists from all nations.
Post

NEW INTERNATIONAL TOURISM DRIVE FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS

Bavaria-based Outdooractive.com has launched a new social media campaign - "Explore My…
Post

BALI IMPLEMENTS THREE-PHASE REOPENING PLAN

The island of Bali will reopen to international tourism on 11 September.
Post

ITB VIRTUAL CONVENTION ADDRESSES BURNING POST COVID-19 QUESTIONS

PhoCusWright founder and serial board director Philip C. Wolf suggested travel companies…
Post

GEN Z STUDY TABLED BY ETC

The European Travel Commission has published a study on Generation Z travellers,…
Post

MAJOR CAMPAIGN AIMS TO DEBUNK TROPHY HUNTING MYTHS

A six-week-long campaign is being launched by a US-based animal welfare group…