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NSW tourism, hospitality and business events sectors to be boosted by positive State Budget

June 21, 2017 Association No Comments

Australia’s peak tourism accommodation body, Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), welcomed the funding initiatives to support metro and regional tourism, announced in today’s NSW Budget. … Continue Reading

ACTE TV Live Poll: Acceptance is Top Challenge for Virtual Cards in Business Travel

June 16, 2017 Association No Comments

On 8 June 2017, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) held a live broadcast, “Virtual Card Strategy: Finding and Implementing Your Solution,” sponsored by CSI globalVCard Travel and UATP. The live broadcast attracted 172 registrations from 21 countries. … Continue Reading

CATO – Council of Australian Tour Operators

June 14, 2017 Association No Comments

CATO is pleased to announce the official launch of its new website www.cato.travel … Continue Reading

Skal International–USA Urges Retention of Funding for Brand USA

June 13, 2017 Association No Comments

The national executive committee of Skål International–USA, one of the oldest global organizations of tourism leaders from all Industry segments, has taken a strong stand to combat the proposed zero budgeting for Brand USA, the marketing arm for the United States.

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Closer Collaboration Key to Enhancing Aviation Security

June 7, 2017 Association No Comments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) adopted a resolution reaffirming the airline industry’s commitment to safety and security. … Continue Reading

Governments Need to Support Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

June 7, 2017 Association No Comments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) approved a resolution calling for governments to implement policies to accelerate the deployment of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). … Continue Reading

Strong Profits Continue Labor, Fuel and Supplier Costs on the Rise

June 7, 2017 Association No Comments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2017 industry profitability outlook upwards. Airlines are expected to report a $31.4 billion profit (up from the previously forecast $29.8 billion) on revenues of $743 billion (up from the previously forecast $736 billion). … Continue Reading

Finnair becomes PATA’s newest aviation member

May 30, 2017 Association No Comments

Finnair, the flag carrier for Finland and a member of the oneworld alliance, has joined the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The carrier, headquartered in Helsinki, is majority owned by the Government of Finland and listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. … Continue Reading

New publication to help tourism industry meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

May 23, 2017 Association No Comments

A pioneering publication designed to help the travel and tourism industry meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been launched at the PATA Annual Summit in Sri Lanka. … Continue Reading

Skal International Orlando Uses Technology to Take Club Communication to The Next Level

May 17, 2017 Association No Comments

The second largest Skal Club in the U.S. and among the top 10 world-wide, Skal International Orlando has had to reinvent the way it communicates and engages with its growing membership in an organization that brings together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business and helping communities locally, nationally and internationally. … Continue Reading

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