PARIS— Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks. Air France cancelled over 10 percent of flights Wednesday amid its latest strike, by cabin crew. It warned the global context this year remains "... » Read More
Archaeological council approved plans to increase ticket prices across the country's main museum and archaeological sites.
The West Kowloon Cultural District's difficulties have fueled questions on whether such a monumental enterprise ccan ever stimulate original art.
David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, says China's growing middle class is fueling exponential growth in domestic travel.
Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, says the 510M Chinese who traveled during the holiday were a boon to the hotel industry.
Chris Babb, president and owner of The Group Tour Company, says the U.S. is ready to accommodate rising numbers of Chinese tourists which are expected to increase to 5 million a year in tandem with the “China-U.S. Tourism Year” in 2016.
Brett Tollman, CEO of The Travel Corporation, discusses the latest in travel trends such as airlines' promotion strategies and advance bookings.
Macau's strong activity over the Golden Week suggests that seasonal casino and gaming trends are intact, says Grant Govertsen, MD at Union Gaming Group.
Victor Chan, chairman of Hong Kong Hotels Association, says the number of mainland tourists and hotel occupancy was down in Hong Kong over Golden Week.
The revenue that Saudi Arabia generates from oil could be overtaken by tourism one day, according to tourism industry experts and economists.
Australia is to begin trialling some of the world's most advanced shark deterrent technologies in the next few months, the FT reports.
Clement Kwok, CEO of The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels (HSH), outlines the importance of its flagship hotel in Hong Kong and explains whether he is worried about a slower-growing China.
Australia and NZ risk losing the race for big-spending Chinese holidaymakers, experts say.
Apart from being a safe destination, Monaco's location between France and Italy will help the country to attract more visitors from China, says Guillaume Rose, president of Monaco Tourism.
With the pope's visit expected to draw massive crowds, Airbnb gets new wave of first time users.
A whole new sharing economy space based on meal-sharing lets travelers immerse into a foreign culture at the dinner table.
Hans Tung, managing partner of GGV Capital, says peer-to-peer rental site Airbnb has an "unparalleled franchise."
India's biggest airline, IndiGo, quadrupled its profit in the year to March ahead of a stock market listing.
As New Zealand's dairy industry crumbles under the pressure of a glut and slowing Chinese demand, tourism in Hobbit-land is picking up some of the slack.
While Iceland's tourism industry appears to be flourishing, the country is still struggling to coax vacationers to the Nordic island nation.
Demand from swelling Chinese tourists has buoyed demand for Okamoto condoms, the Financial Times reports.