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Ryanair To Take Legal Action As Hertz Ends Partnership

July 2, 2015

Ryanair is to launch legal proceedings against US car rental firm Hertz after the two companies ended a long-running partnership in a dispute over how Ryanair sells its tickets.
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Ryanair To Take Legal Action As Hertz Ends Partnership

Amadeus To Buy Navitaire For USD$830 Million

July 1, 2015

Spanish travel technology company Amadeus said it will buy Navitaire for USD$830 million, to focus mainly on digital services for airline passengers.
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Amadeus To Buy Navitaire For USD$830 Million

Tunisia Sees USD$515 Mln Tourism Loss After Hotel Attack

June 30, 2015

Tunisia expects to lose at least USD$515 million this year, or about a quarter of its estimated annual tourism earnings, following last Friday's attack on a beach hotel that killed 39 people.
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Tunisia Sees USD$515 Mln Tourism Loss After Hotel Attack

Ryanair To Allow Greek Customers To Pay Cash

June 30, 2015

Ryanair will allow Greek customers to pay with cash after capital controls caused problems with credit card payments on its web site.
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Ryanair To Allow Greek Customers To Pay Cash

Thailand Launches Muslim-friendly Tourist App

June 29, 2015

Thailand has launched a smartphone app to attract Muslim visitors, something that could help further boost an industry which has been steadily recovering since the 2014 coup.
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Thailand Launches Muslim-friendly Tourist App

Greek Tourism Draws Line Over Tax Increases

June 28, 2015

After five years of belt-tightening in exchange for bailout money Greece now needs to promise more austerity to keep afloat and the tourism industry isn't happy.
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Greek Tourism Draws Line Over Tax Increases

Tour Operators Evacuate Thousands From Tunisia

June 28, 2015

Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign visitors from Tunisia on Saturday, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
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TUI Offers To Fly Tourists In Tunisia Home

June 26, 2015

German tour operator TUI said it was setting up flights for tourists wishing to return from Tunisia after at least 39 people were killed in a gun attack at a beachside hotel.
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TUI Offers To Fly Tourists In Tunisia Home

Irish Tourism Set For Record Year

June 24, 2015

Ireland is on course to attract more tourists this year than ever before, the country's tourism minister said, as the European Union's fastest-growing economy reaps the benefit of a weakening euro.
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Irish Tourism Set For Record Year

Thailand Expects Record Tourist Arrivals

June 23, 2015

Thailand expects 29.5 million tourists this year, up 19 percent from 2014, with almost a quarter of the visitors coming from China following a surge in bookings.
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Thailand Expects Record Tourist Arrivals