Archive | November, 2012

Transport Minister Meets ABTA Board Members in Park Street

30 Nov

The Rt Hon Simon Burns MP, Minister of State for Transport, met the ABTA Board today to discuss his views on the challenges facing the travel industry and how he will work to address them.

PATA Travel Mart 2013 to Take Place in Chengdu

30 Nov

PATA has announced that PATA Travel Mart 2013 will take place September 25-27 at Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Chengdu in Sichuan province, China.

Air Arabia increases Karachi flights to daily

30 Nov

Air Arabia announced the expansion of services to Karachi, Pakistan. The four weekly flights from Sharjah to Karachi are now increased to daily flights, making it easier and more convenient for passengers travelling between both cities.

Kenya Airways and Barclays Bank of Kenya Launch KQ Msafiri Visa Credit Card

30 Nov

Kenya Airways and Barclays Bank of Kenya have partnered with Visa to relaunch a co-branded credit card dubbed KQ Msafiri Visa Credit Card.

Glion Institute of Higher Education Opens New Branch Campus in London

30 Nov

Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the world’s top three institutions of higher education for an international career in hospitality management, announced that it is opening its first branch campus in London.

Book a Mandarin Oriental spa treatment and receive a relaxing bonus

30 Nov

The Spas at Mandarin Oriental are offering a nurturing and relaxing body treatment for the New Year that comes with an added bonus.

DoubleTree by Hilton Continues Spanish Expansion with Second Hotel

30 Nov

Hilton Worldwide confirmed the signing of a franchise agreement with Layetana to open its second DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Spain.

Cruise Charge Increase A Tax On Success

30 Nov

The NSW government’s new cruise ship head tax for passengers visiting Sydney Harbour is excessive, says peak industry body, the Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF).

TTF: Destination New South Wales’s China Tourism Strategy 2012–20 will help increase visitation and yield

30 Nov

Destination New South Wales’s China Tourism Strategy 2012-20 will help increase visitation and yield from our fastest growing market, according to Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF).

Japan and China has been seen strong growth during the first half of 2012

29 Nov

In terms of tourism, Japan has largely recovered from the effects of last year’s tsunami and reported strong growth during the first half of this year