Friday, 28 April 2017

Spirit Airlines Begins Service at Hartford’s Bradley International Airport


Spirit AirlinesYou survived another New England winter and now it’s time to plan that well-deserved summer vacation. Spirit Airlines is bringing its ultra-low fares to Connecticut and Western Massachusetts just in time, with new nonstop flights from Hartford’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) to the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). 


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Mexico goes up in popular tourist destination rankings


MexicoAs per a recent report released by the UNWTO, Mexico surpassed Turkey as the 8th most popular tourist destination in the world. Last year, Mexico welcomed 35 million visitors including a 9% increase in foreign tourists. Tourism revenue was also up in Mexico, climbing to $19.6 billion.


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Tourism Ireland’s 2017 sales mission to China starts from 24th April


Tourism Ireland’s 2017Tourism Ireland’s 2017 sales mission to China started on Monday 24th April with a delegation of 17 tourism businesses taking part. In the coming week, companies from Ireland including hoteliers, visitor attractions and destination management companies will meet and negotiate deals with Chinese tour operators and travel agents in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.


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ASEAN countries comprise huge potential in tourism and attract visitors


ASEAN countries compriseAt the World Travel and Tourism Summit 2017 Global Summit today in Bangkok, a panel of speakers consisting of senior officials from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines said that ASEAN countries have the potential to become world’s most sought-after destinations for travel.


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Iran earned approximately $32b from overseas visitors in 4 years


IranFrom March 2013 till March 2017, a total of 19.9 million travelers visited Iran; IRIB quoted CHTHO Deputy Director Morteza Rahmani-Movahhed as saying on April 23.


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Turneffe Flats – A leading hotspot for sustainable tourism


Turneffe FlatsFor long time now, Turneffe Flats has been identified as one of the leading saltwater fly fishing, SCUBA diving and marine eco-tourism destination in Belize. 


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Egypt tourism to be back with a bang this year


tourist-percentage-drops-in-egyptThis year, tourism in Egypt is expected to bounce back as the country received relentless blows in the last few years as a result of vehement terrorist attacks inside the country and provincial political turbulences.


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Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island – Giving momentum to sustainability


movenpick-hotels-resortsMactan Island in Cebu is situated in Philippines and is well-known for its superlative diving opportunity and rich history. Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu is based in the central part of Mactan Island.


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UNWTO Secy-Gen Urges Hoteliers Not to Crib About Airbnb


UNWTO logoThe secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organisation has urged hotel chains to stop complaining about companies such as Airbnb and instead embrace the accommodation phenomenon.


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Himachal tourism expects boost after PM inaugurates Shimla-Delhi flight


planeAfter Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Alliance Air Shimla-Delhi flight at the scenic Jubbar Hatti airport atop a hill, 35 km from the state capital, on Thursday morning, Himachal Pradesh expects tourism to get a boost.


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Indian plane forced to land at Muscat


air-indiaAn Air India Express plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning at Muscat International Airport due to technical problems.


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Andhra Expects Tourism to Attract Investments, Generate jobs


Andhra Pradesh tourismThe state government of the south Indian state, Andhra Pradesh, has identified tourism as one of the major sectors to attract investments and generate employment.


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Delta passenger looking for toilet kicked off flight


Delta_Air_Lines_roll_out_painthallIn another aviation outrage a Delta Air Lines passenger was kicked off a flight because he was desperately needed to urinate and wanted to go to the restroom after waiting half-an-hour for take-off.


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The US, Iceland and other countries are strongly tourism-dependent


globe-2Tourism is a huge industry in Iceland and it actually witnesses more tourists every year than its total population. Of the 136 top economies in the world, Ukraine is the least dependable on tourism with just 1.4% of its gross domestic product coming from visitors. Russia is close behind.


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