International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer published ahead of the 23rd World Tourism Organization General Assembly. Growth was led by the Middle East (+8%) and Asia and the Pacific (+6%). International arrivals in Europe grew 4%, while Africa (+3%) and the Americas (+2%) enjoyed more moderate growth.
CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, says the $840 billion industry is poised for an 8% growth in 2020 despite looming geopolitical and economic headwinds, according to its 2020 Future Trends Report, published today.
Scott has extensive knowledge of the industry, and joins CWT Meetings & Events from Sabre, where she held many commercial management and sales operations roles for the past 24 years.
MSC Armonia to sail new attractive four-, five-, and seven-night year-round Caribbean, Mexico and Bahamas itineraries from Tampa
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit revived a class action against Spirit Airlines, which claims that the airline deliberately narrows the online terms that passengers can accept, implying to the passengers that carry-on items are included in the price of the ticket.
EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first of 12 A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based in the Middle East and North African region, and the sixth operator worldwide.