The upcoming edition of the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2019, will present the Dominican Republic as a partner country, a destination that has continued to grow in recent years and which is currently a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6,2 million international tourists arriving in 2017, according to the Dominican Republic Central Bank.
The scale of business that FITUR achieves as one of the meetings with the greatest impact in the world tourism industry, which annually brings together more than 200,000 professionals and more than 10.000 companies from 165 countries, together with its ability to detect trends and business models, has inspired IFEMA, through the Madrid International Tourism Fair, to set up the FITURNEXT Observatory.
A year after Iberia introduced its new distribution model, the Spanish airline is taking another step forward in the development of new products that are accessible to travel agencies connected to Iberia's inventory of flights via any of the NDC solutions available.
From January 23 - 27 , 2019, FITUR 2019 will again transform the halls at Feria de Madrid into a global meeting point for tourism industry professionals.
The UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences took place in Valladolid, Spain, on October 15 –16 with a call for cities to become smart tourism destinations, where tourism governance and the digital economy mesh together to offer travellers diverse and authentic experiences.
Hotelbeds Group, a leading bedbank, has announced the top international destinations for Chinese travellers during the seven day Chinese National Day holiday period which started on October 01.
Travelport has revealed the fastest-growing destinations for travellers in Kenya ahead of Kenya Association of Travel Agents’ inaugural Travel Agents Annual Convention.
The latest statistics released by the Costa Rica Tourism Board reveal a total of 40,907 visitors from the UK travelled to Costa Rica in the first half (H1) of this year, representing an increase of 2.5 percent compared to the same period in 2017.
For the rest of the year, Iberia is anticipated to offer flights via London under codeshare agreement with British Airways.