Travel News

UK Visitor Numbers Hit July Record

September 26, 2016

UK Visitor Numbers Hit July Record

Inbound visitor numbers to the United Kingdom rose 2 percent in July, setting a new record for the month.


Bangkok Beats London As Most Popular Travel Destination

September 22, 2016

Bangkok Beats London As Most Popular Travel Destination

Bangkok is now the most popular global travel destination according to Mastercard’s annual Global Destinations Cities Index.


Saga Profit Up As Seniors Carry On Travelling

September 21, 2016

Saga Profit Up As Seniors Carry On Travelling

Customers of UK-based travel firm Saga have shrugged off security fears and the recent Brexit vote, with the company announcing an 8.5 percent pre-tax profit increase for the first-half of 2016.


Arik Air To Resume Operations

September 14, 2016

Arik Air To Resume Operations

Nigerian carrier Arik Air said it was restarting flight operations from Wednesday morning after suspending them on Tuesday.


Security Concerns Hit Long-Haul Travel To Europe

September 9, 2016

Security Concerns Hit Long-Haul Travel To Europe

Long-haul travel to Europe during the 2016 summer season stalled, with major markets bearing the brunt of the fall off, according to a research report.



Indonesia's Foreign Tourist Arrivals Up 20 Pct

September 1, 2016

Indonesia's Foreign Tourist Arrivals Up 20 Pct

Indonesia’s foreign tourist arrivals in July were up 20 percent at 931,694.


Turkey Visitor Numbers Continue To Fall

August 31, 2016

Turkey Visitor Numbers Continue To Fall

The number of foreign visitor arrivals into Turkey has fallen by a third as security concerns continue to discourage tourists.


Flight Centre Profit Down 4.7 Percent

August 24, 2016

Flight Centre Profit Down 4.7 Percent

Australian travel group Flight Centre announced a full-year profit drop of 4.7 percent to AUD$244.6 million (USD$186.4 million).


WTTC Sees Resilient Global Tourism

August 22, 2016

WTTC Sees Resilient Global Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says it is registering strong growth in tourism despite global challenges.


Expedia Profit Drops, Mulls Listing For Trivago

July 28, 2016

Expedia Profit Drops, Mulls Listing For Trivago

Expedia reported lower quarterly revenue and profit due to higher promotions and discounts to promote new hotel listings.