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Saudi Arabia tops world in projected hotel supply growth

Saudi Arabia tops world in projected hotel supply growth

The post Saudi Arabia tops world in projected hotel supply growth appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Saudi Arabia’s hospitality sector is the fastest growing among the 50 most populated countries in the world, reporting 73,057 rooms across the three phases of the hotel pipeline, and projecting a 67.1% increase in room […]

Walsh takes charge as IATA head to steer global growth

Walsh takes charge as IATA head to steer global growth

The post Walsh takes charge as IATA head to steer global growth appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of director general of the organisation. He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac. “I am passionate about our industry and […]

Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays

Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays

The post Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Lufthansa is recording a sharp rise in intercontinental and intra-European bookings for the upcoming Christmas and New Year travel season. Last week, up to 400 percent more people booked destinations overseas as well as Southern […]

Qatar Airways celebrates growth of super Wi-Fi equipped fleet by offering 100 days of free connectivity

Qatar Airways celebrates growth of super Wi-Fi equipped fleet by offering 100 days of free connectivity

Qatar Airways is now offering 100 days of free on-board Super Wi-Fi connectivity to all passengers, in celebration of the airline equipping more than 100 of its state-of-the-art aircraft with high-speed broadband. For the next 100 days until 2 January 2021, passengers can stay connected with family, friends and colleagues free-of-charge using the Wi-Fi connectivity […]

Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October

Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October

A total of 116 deals were announced in the global travel and tourism sector during October 2020, which is an increase of 13.7% over 102 deals announced during the previous month, according to global data and analytics companies. Despite being the hardest hit industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the travel and tourism sector managed […]

Steve McLaughlin joins Aurora Expeditions for Asia-Pacific growth

Steve McLaughlin joins Aurora Expeditions for Asia-Pacific growth

Recently voted ‘The World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator’ at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2020, Australian-owned Aurora Expeditions welcomes cruise industry veteran Steve McLaughlin as its new director of sales in Asia-Pacific. With a career spanning more than 30 years in the global travel and cruise industry – including leading brands such as Cunard, Ponant, […]

Covid-19 sets aviation growth back two decades

Covid-19 sets aviation growth back two decades

Global aviation data firm Cirium has released its annual Airline Insights Review which reveals the shocking impact on aviation of worldwide Covid-19 travel restrictions. The report shows that the pandemic and its consequences wiped out 21 years of global aviation growth in a matter of months, reducing passenger numbers this year to levels last seen […]

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