tourism

WTTC urges EU to unlock full potential of travel and tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has issued a call to action for the European Union (EU) to modernise…

Barceló Hotel Group’s Standard gains Global Sustainable Tourism Council status

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has announced that the Barceló ReGen Standards v1.0, a sustainability plan by Barceló Hotel…

MoU signed to boost South Korean tourism to Taiwan

South Korean startup ONDA has signed a tourism-focused memorandum of understanding with Dunqian International, a Taiwan-based smart hotel group. The…

Trip.com Group highlights Asia’s tourism growth at Davos

Global travel service provider Trip.com Group’s CEO Jane Sun expressed optimism about the growth and investment potential of Asia’s travel…

Korean travel agency Tripbtoz wins national award

User-generated video-based online travel agency (OTA) Tripbtoz has been recognised for its contribution to the development of the Korean tourism…

Trip.com elevates loyalty programme

To mark its sixth anniversary, global travel service provider Trip.com has enhanced its loyalty programme which now features a renewed…

Hotel eco-brand Mantis receives first ever Global Humane certification

Global Humane, a certifier of animal welfare, has launched a Humane Tourism certification programme. Mantis, a conservation-focused hotel brand within…

Signal: ‘revenge travel’ spells good news for hotels

So-called ‘revenge travel’, trips making up for those that people missed out on during Covid-19 restrictions, has brought about a…

US remains global retail tourism superpower

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has researched retail tourism in the current global market, an area it describes…

Sydney hotels score with Women’s World Cup final bookings

The Women’s World Cup final will kick off at Stadium Australia in Sydney on Sunday 20 August 2023, to determine…