Air Canada announced today it is launching non-stop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City, NJ. The seasonal service, to be flown by Air Canada Express, operated by Jazz, will offer four return trips a week beginning May 22, 2015.
In his ITB 2015 opening address, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai highlighted how new technologies are changing society and shaping the tourism sector, shifting power from governments and companies to citizens and consumers. Rifai recalled that with power comes responsibility and highlighted tourism´s capacity to overcome prejudice in an often divided world (ITB Berlin, Germany, 3 March 2015).
IATA announced global RPKs for January 2015 showing growth of 4.6% compared to January 2014. This represents a slower start to the year which likely was affected by the timing of the Lunar New Year in Asia, which occurred one month later this year compared to 2014.
Hosted by Busan Port Authority, Busan Metropolitan City, Korea Tourism Organization and Korea Marine Leisure Network, the two-day event, will take place in Busan, Korea at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Centre from 11-12 June, 2015.
Industry trailblazers announce strategic partnership to help hotels attract more direct group business and increase conversions while reducing costs with automated website bookings for small groups and meetings
The recent partnership will provide Groople customers another valuable opportunity to purchase services utilizing e-destinACCESS interface destin®, while coordinating hotel rooms for groups. The partnership will allow Groople to provide the services of e-destinACCESS as a standalone service or throughout the group booking path.
JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Royal Air Maroc, the flagship carrier of the Kingdom of Morocco, have filed an application with the U.S. Governments to enter into a codeshare partnership that will offer customers easy connections between the two airlines' networks.