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15th September 2019

Travel Trade

Travel-related news, events, and current affairs all around the globe.

Voyager of the Seas to sail in October after US$97-M modernization

Adventures in Asia will take on a whole new meaning with the highly anticipated arrival of a bolder-than-ever Voyager of the Seas this fall. Royal Caribbean International has revealed a US$97 […]

Hong Kong Disneyland gets a record high for the second year in a row, PHL is top 3 visitor

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL) continues to attract tourists with developments that guarantee that a visit to Hong Kong will not be complete without a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland. […]

ITB makes its way to South Asia in 2020 with ITB India

Messe Berlin, one of the world’s leading trade fair companies, announced recently that it will be organizing the inaugural ITB India in 2020. The 3-day business-to-business travel trade show and […]

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage launched to combat overtourism

The new body will focus on measures to protect and empower host communities who want a long-term ‘sustainable’ relationship with tourism that respects their cultural values THE World Tourism Association […]

DOT Sec. Puyat says PHL not number-centric, banners sustainability at ATF 2019

Department of Tourism  Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat was feisty at the 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum’s ministerial meeting in Ha Long Bay Vietnam as it concluded its 5-day program on the 18th […]

ATF 2019 opens with over 1,500 global delegations

  The 38th ATF officially kick-starts yesterday in Ha Long, Viet Nam, with official meetings by NTO and ministerial delegates in full swing. 1,500 delegates are expected to participate in […]

IATA Pay new air ticket payment method successfully demonstrated

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the successful completion of the first “IATA Pay” ticket purchase in a live test environment. The live test was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, […]

OAG highlights airlines and airports punctuality ranking 2019

OAG is back with its annual conprehensive ranking of on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s airlines and airports with its Puctuality League 2019 report. OTP for airlines and airports are […]

Seda aims for 3,268 rooms by 2020

Ayala Land’s homegrown hotel brand Seda announced yesterday that it is on track in its plans to establish a strong nationwide presence with a total of 3,268 rooms in 11 […]

DOT launches Kain Na! Food and Travel Festival in Davao

DAVAO CITY  — President Rodrigo Duterte graced the launching of Kain Na! Food and Travel Festival Davao version, Kaon Ta!, led by Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat, Ayala Corp. Chairman and CEO […]

ITE HCMC 2019 opens to mastermind global travel trends once more

HO CHI MINH CITY, September 5, 2019 – The International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC), the largest and most established travel event in Vietnam and the Mekong […]

DOT, Emirates join hands to boost PHL tourism from EU and ME

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Emirates Airline inked a memorandum of agreement on Wednesday that aims to assert the Philippines’ presence in the European, Middle East and other international […]

Emirates country GM sees more business if A380 is allowed to fly to NAIA

The Airbus A380 may have stopped production and will have its last delivery date in 2021, but Emirates Country GM for the Philippines Satish Sethi still believes that the wide-body […]

DOT records 4.1 mil arrivals for H1 2019

For the first half of 2019, a total of 4,133,050 international tourists visited the Philippines. This marks an 11.43%  increase from last year’s figures, according to the Department of Tourism […]