During an official visit to Ethiopia, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, met with President Mulatu Teshome, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen, and Minister of Culture & Tourism, Amin Abdulkadir, to address the advancement of tourism in Ethiopia and the key role of the sector in the countrys socio-economic development. (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13-18 July 2014).
Income growth for American workers has been largely stagnant during the economic recovery, and a new CareerBuilder survey on salaries confirms that most workers are not earning what they want. Sixty-five percent of full-time U.S. workers say they do not currently earn their desired salary; 35 percent do.
This new series of reports will look at frequent business traveler behavior and provide unique insight into what business travelers are experiencing now, what they were experiencing a year ago and how they feel business travel will be a year from now.
Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that its three new direct flights from Chicago to Hong Kong will begin service on August 2, 2014, bringing the total number of flights from the Windy City to 10 per week.
The U.S. Travel Association announced Wednesday that New Orleans will be the venue for IPW 2016 - the first time the blockbuster travel industry event has returned to the Crescent City since 2002. New Orleans also previously hosted the annual five-day event, formerly known as International Pow Wow, in 1993 and 1979.