travel and tourism

Outbound travel makes a strong comeback in 2023

Outbound travel experienced a significant year-on-year global increase in 2023, marking a major step towards pre-pandemic levels. According to the…

Trip.com and China Eastern Airlines campaign to attract tourists to China

Global travel service provider Trip.com has joined forces with China Eastern Airlines to introduce the "Beyond Shanghai: Experience China" campaign.…

Local experts advise Shanghai on hotel and tourism expansion

At the annual plenary sessions of Shanghai’s legislative and political advisory bodies in late January 2024, experts offered advice on…

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…

Middle Eastern hotels shine in Forbes Travel Guide 2024 awards

The Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards has expanded its hotel ratings into new destinations for 2024. The 66th annual list…

Travel-tech startup Lokalee secures $5.6m investment

Dubai-based travel-tech startup Lokalee has raised $5.6m in pre-series A funding, marking a significant milestone in the company's growth. Lokalee…

Surge in American travel to Europe marks 2023 holiday season

New data from the Allianz Partners' 2023 European Holiday Destination Index has revealed a 21% increase in American travel to…

Elite Sports Tours launches hotel and game ticket packages

Sports travel company Elite Sports Tours has announced the launch of its online hotel booking engine which aims to transform…

World’s 50 Best Hotels awards spotlights Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has congratulated Rosewood Hong Kong and The Upper House for coming second and fourth…

Bahamas hotel occupancy levels reach four-year high

In 2023, hotel occupancy in the Bahamas has surpassed 2019 levels, with average daily room rates and room revenue significantly…