The strategic partnership will facilitate further engagement on joint initiatives in publishing, research, surveys, events and advocacy. Most recently, TripAdvisor statistics were included in the recently released report on The Rise of the Young Asian Traveller, produced and published by PATA.
On September 3, Hainan Airlines flight HU7907 took off from Hangzhou International Airport at 9:15 pm, making a stop at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, before heading on to Paris. This is the airline's fifth European route following its routes to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Brussels and Berlin.
The newly added flights are CA855/6. The outbound flight departs from Beijing at 14:30 and arrives in London at 17:50 local time. The inbound flight departs from London at 20:25 local time and arrives in Beijing at 14:45 Beijing time. The original daily flights CA937/8 are operated as normal - the outbound flight leaves Beijing at 12:30, and the inbound flight departs from London at 17:40.
Air China and Kunming Airlines signed a codeshare cooperation agreement in the city of Kunming on September 3, 2014, and the two carriers will start code share in the form of free marketing on each other's selected domestic flights from September 15, 2014.
Air China and China Express signed a codeshare cooperation agreement in the city of Guiyang, Guizhou province on August 29, 2014, and the two carriers will start to share codes on each other's selected flights from September 1, 2014.
Australia is about to witness another record summer cruise season, with more than 600 cruise ship visits scheduled for ports around the country over the coming months, according to the peak cruise industry body.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Vietnamese government to work with the air transport sector to strengthen the countrys economy through global air connectivity. IATA identified three broad strategic areas to focus on: infrastructure, passenger experience and cargo.
In recognition of tourisms vital contribution to socio-economic development, particularly in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi, has received the UNWTO / World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter on Travel and Tourism on the occasion of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States.