Vegan tourism has emerged as a special interest segment gaining traction in recent years. With that, more vegan-friendly options are sprouting up on the tourism scene as travel brands hunger after a piece of the meat-free pie. Cheryl Ong examines the flourishing trend. The slow but sure rise of veganismContinue Reading

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C announced its debut in the Maldives, with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands. Located on the Fari Islands, an archipelago on the north-eastern tip of North Malé Atoll, the area is famous for its untouched white-sand beaches and brilliant azure waters teeming with marine life. FeaturingContinue Reading

A survey of 2,000 Americans, commissioned by LivePerson, Inc. and conducted by OnePoll, found that nearly three-fourths of consumers (73%) prefer messaging to calls when making airline, hotel, or other travel-related reservations. Among 18- to 23-year-olds, the number reaches a whopping 90%. According to the April 2021 survey, messaging options – including SMS,Continue Reading

EUROCONTROL issued a Data Snapshot with an analysis of the evolution of the ATM costs in Europe since 1998. Using those data ATCEUC offers its considered opinion on the EUROCONTROL analysis. Since spring 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous effect on the whole aviation sector showing that none of the stakeholdersContinue Reading

Travellers’ journeys to the Seychelles continue uninterrupted as more visitors from the world over seek refuge in the spectacular island getaway. The islands remain safe for travel despite a rise in community Covid-19 cases which has prompted tighter health measures this week. The measures do not in any way affectContinue Reading

Research conducted by World Travel and Research Council (WTTC), revealed that the Travel & Tourism sector suffered a loss of almost US$4.5 trillion to reach US$4.7 trillion in 2020, with the contribution to GDP dropping by a staggering 49.1% compared to 2019; relative to a 3.7% GDP decline of theContinue Reading

Ηolidays The government is very clear: Travelling abroad for the purpose of holidays is illegal. Doing so (or even trying to leave the country) without an officially sanctioned ‘reasonable excuse’ will earn you a £5,000 fine. A Travel Declaration form must be filled in before making a trip abroad, andContinue Reading

Travel management software, put simply, is used to book and manage travel arrangements online for business purposes and also track and report the previous trips. Such tools enable companies in enforcing and tracking their travel policies and consolidating travel invoices for reporting and expense purposes. Organizations use this software forContinue Reading

Business travel for the purpose of meeting clients will start to scale up in the second half of this year, providing Covid vaccination programmes are successful, according to the Institute of Travel Management’s latest survey of its buyer members. Over a two-week period at the beginning of April 2021, 123 corporateContinue Reading

Hundreds of the world’s foremost business leaders, Government Ministers and key decision-makers in the global Travel & Tourism sector will meet face-to-face this weekend for the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Annual Global Summit 2021. Under the theme “Uniting the World for Recovery” the Global Summit will make history by becoming the first-timeContinue Reading