Even as infections of the novel coronavirus seemed to be slowing at one point last week, the effects of the epidemic on the global tourism industry were accelerating rapidly.
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and offer the United Nations specialized agencys support as the country works to grow and diversify its tourism sector.
As efforts to contain the epidemic enter a critical stage, it is important to remember that the costs cannot be measured purely in economic terms, as the measures taken will have implications for life expectancy across the entire nation.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center have joined forces again for the second edition of the Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.
Advisory Bulletin for airports issued following novel coronavirus outbreak
Following positive response to a December pilot episode focused on New Distribution Capabilities (NDC), On the Fly, will tackle one main topic each month with a guest interview, and also provide useful tips and fun commentaries on global travel, plus observations from those helping travelers get to where theyre going, such as taxi or ridesharing drivers.
GOL's total supply (ASK) was 3.1% higher, with an 8.2% increase in seats and a 7.3% increase in departures. GOL's total demand (RPK) increased by 1.1% in comparison to December 2018 and consolidated load factor was 82.0%.
Destinations like Chernobyl attract more and more travellers from all over the world. But what is the fascination about the 'dark'? In an interview Dr. Philip Stone, Executive Director, Institute of Dark Tourism Research (iDRT) at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, talks about this phenomenon.
It is with a profound sense of sadness that we mark the passing of Edwin W. Stephan, the founder, long time-president, and vice chairman of the board of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, on Friday, November 8. He was 87.
For the month of September 2019, Copa Holdings' capacity (ASMs) decreased 5.5%, while system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) decreased only 0.7% year over year. As a result, system load factor for the month was 84.9%, 4.1 percentage points higher than September 2018.