IATA Travel Pass Key to reopening borders safely

The first cross-border IATA Travel Pass pilot is scheduled for later this year and the launch slated for quarter one 2021.

Deep losses continue into 2021, says IATA

The COVID-19 crisis challenged the industry for its very survival in 2020. In the face of a half trillion-dollar revenue drop (from $838 billion in 2019 to $328 billion) airlines cut costs by $365...

The Middle East hotel construction pipeline continues to decline

Forty-four percent of the projects in the construction pipeline In the Middle East are found within these five cities: the Provincial region with 65 projects/13,852 rooms; Riyadh with 58 projects/11,796 rooms; Doha, Qatar with...

Nine in 10 young Saudis look towards tourism and hospitality careers as the country’s economy diversifies

Research finds that tourism and hospitality are regarded as the top jobs that young Saudis are interested in, with 91% keen to pursue a career in tourism. Two thirds believe that the sector will...

SAS destinations during holiday season

SAS will offer a total of 129 routes to 82 destinations, including major cities such as Berlin, London, Paris, Rome and Athens.

Cruise Planners offers eEnhanced Social Media platform and launches a Social Media campaign asking clients “Where2Next?”

Cruise Planners continues to provide industry-leading tools to their network of travel advisors to help keep clients engaged and excited about travel. 

Executive team appointed to manage downtown Orlando’s first lifestyle hotel

General Manager and Director of Sales tapped to helm the design-forward AC Hotel Orlando Downtown.