Canada losing its competitive edge: IATA

The Canadian government has been told in no uncertain terms that it needs to improve its global competitiveness in air transport, travel and tourism or risk losing its “competitive edge”.

International tourism recovers in 2010

International tourism recovered strongly in 2010 with a seven percent increase in worldwide arrivals to 935 million compared to the four percent decline in 2009.
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El Nido Resorts

Nestled amongst the verdant rainforests and pristine beaches of El Nido, Palawan, both the Lagen Island and Miniloc Island Resorts provide a luxurious playground for a tropical romance.

Business travel to boom in 2011

As the economy continues to recover, travel buyers are expecting to see a five percent rise in business travel spending compared to last year.

RBS sells four Hilton hotels

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has sold four Hilton hotels to a subsidiary of the Marcus Cooper Group for nearly GB£100 million.

BMI to cut domestic services

Lufthansa subsidiary, British Midland International, is reportedly undergoing a domestic network overhaul for loss making flights to Heathrow and Gatwick blaming increased landing fees, which in turn...

Whistler Blackcomb voted #1 by Conde Nast Readers

Conde Nast Traveller Magazine has announced results of its annual readers poll, revealing Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia as the #1 ski resort in the world, ahead of Telluride in second spot a...

Lufthansa join Virgin in Heathrow battle

Heathrow Airport faces compensation claims from German flag-carrier Lufthansa and Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic in reference to the disruption of flights during the week leading up to Christmas l...