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CMA questions Sabre acquisition of Farelogix

CMA questions Sabre acquisition of Farelogix

The government body launched an in-depth investigation into the US$360 million deal in September and has now suggested it could result in less innovation, higher fees and more limited choice of supplier for airlines.

IATA: Slowdown in air passenger growth in 2019

IATA: Slowdown in air passenger growth in 2019

The International Air Transport Association has announced full-year global passenger traffic results for last year, showing that demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometres, rose by 4.2 per cent compared to 2018.

Dubai showcases year ahead at latest partner forum

Dubai showcases year ahead at latest partner forum

Dubai Tourism has hosted marketing and communications representatives from leading hotels, attractions and airlines at its first PR Forum of 2020. The event took place at the newly opened Paramount Hotel Dubai.

ABTA: Six million Brits eye winter sun holidays

ABTA: Six million Brits eye winter sun holidays

According to ABTA members, the Canary Islands remain the top destination for British tourists looking for sunnier weather, with Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria seeing strong bookings.

Saint Lucia Jazz Festival unveils 2020 line-up

Saint Lucia Jazz Festival unveils 2020 line-up

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has announced the official dates and artist line-up for the 2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. The event is produced in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Centre, with an unveiling earlier in New York.

Convention guests drive Las Vegas to new tourism heights

Convention guests drive Las Vegas to new tourism heights

Las Vegas welcomed 42.5 million visitors last year, slightly up from the figure of 42.1 million recorded in 2018. Resorts in the city benefited from occupancy levels of 88.9 per cent, with average room rates also up 2.9 per cent over last year.

ABTA marks anniversary with new logo

ABTA marks anniversary with new logo

ABTA is marking its 70th anniversary this year with a range of activities. These include industry events to recognise this significant milestone and thank members and other stakeholders for their contribution to the association.