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

European airport trade association, ACI Europe releases its traffic report for the Full Year 2020, revealing the full extent of the devastation suffered by Europe’s airports as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the only air traffic report that includes all types of commercial flights to, from and within EuropeContinue Reading

MONTREAL – ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu addressed the members of the Women in Aviation International’s India Chapter on 8 January 2021, providing introductory remarks to its virtual meeting on “Connecting the dots – Recovery for aviation, tourism and hospitality”. The Secretary General’s comments focused mainly on the significant gender equality challenges stillContinue Reading

The coronavirus has destroyed the world’s economies and disrupted life in ways that only an year ago were unthinkable. Never will the universe be the same. But businesses have now begun to come back on track at some point and people have started travelling. The pandemic is notably the mostContinue Reading

The Tourism Ministry has stated that 1,916 tourists arrived in the Maldives on the first day of 2021. Statistics published by the ministry showed that 1,916 tourists arrived in the Maldives on January 1st. The government hopes to host 1.5 million tourists during the current year. The government welcomed theContinue Reading

Curious about the forecast for travel in 2021? It’s better and worse than you think, according to Clayton Reid, CEO of MMGY Global. The following are his predictions for the year ahead, including the rise of “vaxications” – a term MMGY Global has coined to describe the anticipated rush of vacations people willContinue Reading

Emirates has announced it will resume daily flights to Istanbul from 21 December*. In tandem with the gradual return of travel confidence and demand, Emirates continues to rebuild its network while offering customers a safe and enjoyable travel experience. Strict health and hygiene measures have been implemented across all ofContinue Reading

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and major international industry bodies have joined forces to call for the immediate restoration of international travel using proven processes and without waiting for or requiring vaccinations. WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, along with Airports Council International (ACI), the World Economic Forum (WEF), International ChamberContinue Reading

Are your clients ready to be fully immersed in wellness? Previously known as “Destination Spa”, a Wellness Immersion is an “experience designed to create space to reconnect to one’s mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual wholeness”. Recently redefined by the Global Wellness Institute, it intentionally separates travelers from their daily routines toContinue Reading