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23rd May 2019

Travel Trade

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

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 […]

Sabre enters agreement to acquire Farelogix

Agreement to acquire innovative airline technology company expected to speed the industry toward end-to-end NDC-enabled capabilities Sabre Corporation  announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Farelogix, a recognized innovator […]

Swiss-Belhotel to manage P10 billion Davao property, expansion plans revealed

Hong Kong based Swiss-Belhotel International held a press conference in May 3 to disclose its expansion plans in the Philippines. The management group has signed its first upscale resort in partnership […]

Setting in motion milestone changes

COVER STORY, ISSUE 65 Duty Free Philippines Chief Operating Officer Vicente Angala is set to institute significant changes, improvements and innovations to catapult Duty Free Philippines (DFP) into a world-class […]

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. […]

Routes Asia 2019 names winners of Marketing Awards

The Department of Tourism (DOT) congratulated the winners of the 2019 edition of the Routes Asia Marketing Awards during the Routes Asia Networking Evening held at the Radisson Blu Cebu.  […]