• Wednesday December 26, 2018,11 am

    With Saudi’s vision of 2030 to welcome more than 30 million pilgrims, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with online travel agency (OTA) Agoda to utilise its technology, platform for marketing and travel expertise to achieve the feat. The agreement which was signed between H.E. Dr Mohammad […]

  • Tuesday December 18, 2018,10 am

    According to UNWTO, by 2020 India will account for 50 million outbound travellers and technology in travel holds a prominent place in achieving these numbers. Speaking exclusively of Travel News Digest, Anil Kumar Prasanna, CEO, AxisRooms talked about how technology will help in evolving the travel sector in the coming future. “Preference orders, sentiment analysis […]

  • Tuesday December 11, 2018,10 am

    To boost the global tourism through the use of mobile augmented reality game experiences, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with one of its newest Affiliate Members, real-world games developer Niantic. UNWTO will collaborate with Niantic, creators of Pokémon GO and Ingress Prime, to curate unique campaigns around the world that will build awareness […]

  • Wednesday January 30, 2019,11 am

    Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

  • Monday January 14, 2019,12 pm

    Triathletes, swimmers, cyclists and runners from the world over are invited to challenge themselves along a scenic course in the heart of Doha. Registration is now open for the third edition of Doha Triathlon taking place on February 8, 2019 and can be done online via www.doha-triathlon.com. In addition to the full Olympic Triathlon, Sprint […]

  • Thursday January 10, 2019,6 am

    Qatar Airways announced its latest global sales promotion designed to inspire passengers to explore new and exciting destinations in 2019. Qatar Airways’ passengers can enjoy exclusive discounts during this special promotion, where every journey to a destination becomes an unforgettable chapter, an experience that will create exciting stories to tell. The promotion is valid on […]

  • Wednesday January 9, 2019,10 am

    Canada and China are enjoying a healthy friendship which helping both the countries in developing new economic and tourism ties. The 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism (CCYT) has assisted this friendship to grow larger. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, Canada was joined by the members of Canada and China’s travel […]

  • Wednesday January 2, 2019,12 pm

    Availpro and Fastbooking, a technology provider to the global hospitality industry, announced the integration of NewBook with its booking platform. The integration of these two systems allows holiday parks and hotels to seamlessly manage availability and rates to Availpro and Fastbooking through NewBook. Hoteliers can enjoy operational efficiency and control rate parity all through one […]

  • Tuesday December 18, 2018,10 am

    Sofitel has partnered with Hainan Airlines to launch a premium collection of its iconic Sofitel ‘MyBed’ products across the carrier’s business class. Business class passengers flying onboard Hainan Airlines will now be able to experience the luxurious Sofitel MyBed in the sky. The Hainan Airlines partnership will take its ‘Hai Dream’ on-board sleep experience to […]

  • Monday August 27, 2018,7 am

    A £14 million bid to buy a collection of more than 5,500 artefacts from the RMS Titanic wreck site and bring them to Belfast, where the ship’s journey began, has been launched. Source: Tourism Ireland

  • Thursday August 23, 2018,8 am

    Situated in California, Palm Springs is known for its hot springs, stylish hotels, golf courses and spas. The mesmerising and sunny land is bestowed with varied flora and fauna which is enjoyed by the visitors all around the year. Source: Expedia

  • Wednesday August 22, 2018,11 am

    Situated in the Caribbean, U.S. Virgin Island is synonymous with sandy beaches, pristine blue waters and sunny shores. The island is also known for its rum distilleries and sugar cane plantations. Source: Expedia

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