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Tourism News

The latest tourism and destination news from around the world. Read exclusive interviews with leaders, see the latest marketing campaigns, and understand the bigger issues like coronavirus recovery and destination development.

Airlines

Qantas Pulls Out of Mainland China, CEO Admits Some Flights are ‘Half Full’

Despite being Australia’s national airline, Qantas couldn’t compete effectively with a torrent of competition from Chinese carriers.

Qantas Pulls Out of Mainland China, CEO Admits Some Flights are ‘Half Full’

Airlines

This Saudi Airline Hopes to Triple in Size: The CEO’s Plan For Getting There

Flyadeal's new CEO Steven Greenway says the scale of airline's expansion attracted him to the role. His challenge now is turning targets into tangible results.

This Saudi Airline Hopes to Triple in Size: The CEO’s Plan For Getting There

Tourism

Record-Breaking Number of Road Trips Projected For Memorial Day Weekend

Buckle up. AAA expects a major weekend for air travel and especially road trips this Memorial Day.

Record-Breaking Number of Road Trips Projected For Memorial Day Weekend

Tour Operators

Dubai Gains Ground In The Tours And Activities Market

Dubai is skyrocketing in popularity as a destination for tours and activities and operators are quickly hopping on the trend.

Dubai Gains Ground In The Tours And Activities Market

Tourism

2024 U.S. Election Won’t Scare Off Tourists, But It Will Make Advertising More Expensive

As the U.S. enters its most expensive election cycle, tourism marketers are going to need to get creative to stay on top of the minds of targeted audiences.

2024 U.S. Election Won’t Scare Off Tourists, But It Will Make Advertising More Expensive

Tourism

Saudi Wants More Female Travelers, But Admits to a ‘Perception’ Problem

Saudi Tourism Authority's Fahd Hamidaddin spoke about changing perceptions being a key part of his job.

Saudi Wants More Female Travelers, But Admits to a ‘Perception’ Problem

Tourism

What Do Indian Tourists Want? We Asked 5 Hotel Brands – India Report

Due to close proximity, the nations of Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan witness significant tourism from India. With preferences of Indian travelers changing, boutique properties are reaching out with diverse offerings to attract this tourism segment.

What Do Indian Tourists Want? We Asked 5 Hotel Brands – India Report

Tourism

These Are the Countries To Watch in Europe’s Tourism Recovery

Sun, savings, and sports are all factors driving Europe’s tourism recovery.

These Are the Countries To Watch in Europe’s Tourism Recovery

Airlines

2 Cities For The Price of 1: Portugal Turns Stopover Passengers into Tourists

TAP Air Portugal is one of a growing list of airlines encouraging transit passengers to explore the country during a long-haul layover. New figures show tens of thousands of travelers took the company up on its offer last year.

2 Cities For The Price of 1: Portugal Turns Stopover Passengers into Tourists

Business Travel

World Cup Tickets Will Go to Corporations, Not Fans

The visitor profile for World Cup 2026 is trending toward corporate group travelers. Individual tourists are being left out.

World Cup Tickets Will Go to Corporations, Not Fans