GLOBAL

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers

With comprehensive Covid-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travellers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus...

By Linda Hohnholz 13 Jan 2021

GLOBAL

Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?

The Covid-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon...

By Joseph M. Cheer, Colin Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen 29 Dec 2020

GLOBAL

How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sector

A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...

By Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020

GLOBAL

Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travel

Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...

7 May 2020

GLOBAL

The end of global travel as we know it: An opportunity for sustainable tourism

The Covid-19 crisis is an epic disaster for the global travel industry. But we shouldn't try to return to business as usual...

18 Mar 2020

GLOBAL

Euromonitor reveals top 100 city destinations for 2019

This year's report, covering the world's leading cities ranked by international tourist arrivals shows that 5 out of the top 10 most visited cities in 2018 are in Asia Pacific, with Hong Kong listed as the most visited city in the world, followed by Bangkok...

3 Dec 2019

GLOBAL

Rethinking tourism so the locals actually benefit from hosting visitors

The future of tourism depends on ensuring visitors do not wear out their welcome. Giving locals more of a say in tourism can help ensure they share in the benefits and minimise the costs...

By Freya Higgins-Desbiolles 24 May 2019

FRANCE

Impact of Paris terrorist attacks on travel and tourism demand

Following the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, where 129 people lost their lives, the outlook for travel and tourism demand in the city...

By Caroline Bremner 19 Nov 2015

FRANCE

Catch a private jet for €550 an hour

PARIS, FRANCE: Once the preserve of the ultra-rich and celebrities, a flight on a private jet is now available for as little as €550 an hour, with technology and competition helping to bring down prices.

27 May 2014

FRANCE

Tourists still love ship cruises

PARIS, FRANCE: The European cruise ship business grew by three percent in 2012 despite the eurozone crisis and the Costa Concordia liner disaster, a trade report said Tuesday (25 June).

27 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Technology detox - simple solutions coming

PARIS, FRANCE: Tired of checking your smartphone every few minutes for new emails, likes or retweets? Do you spend more time looking at your device than chatting to your date? Are you close to a digital burn-out?

26 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Air pollution prevents hurricanes

PARIS, FRANCE: Higher levels of air pollution reduced the frequency of North Atlantic hurricanes and other tropical storms for most of the 20th century, a study said on Sunday (23 June).

25 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Airbus, Boeing battle it out for orders

LE BOURGET, FRANCE: Airbus led rival Boeing on Monday (17 June) in the opening battle for orders at the world's biggest air show, where Brazil's Embraer launched its new jets amid a range of different deals.

18 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Travel chaos grips France

PARIS, FRANCE: Thousands of flights in and out of French airports were cancelled on Wednesday as a strike by air traffic controllers intensified just hours before a nationwide rail strike was due to start.

13 Jun 2013



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