Adam Armstrong has been selected as the new global chief executive of Contiki. He will be based out of Geneva, Switzerland, with a start date to be announced shortly.
WTTC is focused on the ways that the world is changing, and how this will initiate a change in how we travel, and how the tourism sector operates.
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.
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.
On the Beach has appointed four new directors across the marketing, people and product functions.
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.
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 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.
The global travel management company has signed partnership agreements giving it presence in an additional four countries – Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Congo and Ethiopia.
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 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.
As it continues to distance itself from its hedonistic past and recalibrate as a business-focused destination, Las Vegas has rejigged its famous advertising slogan.