A team of consultants from the University of Technology of Jamaica (UTech) has been engaged by the CTO to produce the 'Disaster Risk Management Guide for the Caribbean Tourism Sector: A Practical Handbook for Tourism Business and Policymakers', and to facilitate the workshops two days of training on DRM followed by a one-day training programme for trainers to help build local capacity.
IATA announces the retirement of Baojian Zhang, IATAs Regional Vice President (RVP) for North Asia effective 14 December 2018.
IATA called for a spirit of change from governments to capture the social and economic benefits of air connectivity in Europe, by enabling a more competitive air transport sector.
The Canadian Airports Council today welcomed a motion tabled in the House of Commons recently to initiate parliamentary study of flight training in Canada, as a result of concerns by communities and their airports on the impact of a worldwide pilot shortage on regional air routes.
Board to Provide Strategic Direction for WINiT, A Newly Acquired GBTA Initiative
U.S. Travel Association Senior Vice President for Government Relations Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the Senate's passage of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018
IATA called for transport leaders to strengthen the European Aviation strategy
Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published a policy brief to encourage airports to conduct risk assessments, consider various adaptation measures, and develop mitigation measures for the potential impact of climate change on infrastructure and operations.
World Tourism Day 2018 was observed in Budapest, Hungary yesterday (27 September 2018) with the official celebration focusing on the digital transformation in tourism, a World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) priority. The event examined how investment in new technology provides the sector with opportunities for innovation.
The UK government's papers on the air transport implications of a no deal departure from the EU clearly exposes the extreme seriousness of what is at stake and underscores the huge amount of work that would be required to maintain vital air links