MAX grounding could end up costing Boeing more than USD55 million a day as regulators and federal agencies probe 737 accident circumstances

It remains early days in the investigation into the recent crash of the Ethiopian Airlines, but the loss of a Lion Air aircraft earlier this…..

British Airways reveals Club Suite concept that will debut on its new A350 fleet and 777s before the end of the year

British Airways (BA) has revealed its long-awaited new Business Class offer that will be introduced this summer with the delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000……

Terrorism fears subside as travellers rank crime and health and medical issues as their greatest travelling threats

Only one in ten travellers have no concerns over travel safety for the year ahead, but terrorism is no longer seen as a primary concern,…..

CWT sees online bookings tools passing 50% threshold for the first time in 2019 and forecasts continued upward trend in average ticket prices

The usage of Online Booking Tools (OBTs) continues to gradually increase as the main OBT providers continue to improve the user experience, especially on mobile…..

Traveller wellness ranks high in yet another travel manager survey, but businesses are still failing to make it a priority

Businesses need to be more aware and take increasing action to support staff wellness when they are travelling, another industry survey has discovered. Traveller wellness…..

‘Travel agents are not dead’ – Amadeus reveals the five trends that retail travel agents need to consider as part of their long-term strategy

Consumer expectations are rising and travellers are demanding more from agents, including more choices, personalisation, and an end-to-end experience. The industry is also facing a…..

Airbnb buys HotelTonight. Battling OTAs and moving into flights….

Airbnb is accumulating a heap of data around our accommodation and travel habits. That we know; as every new user adds a layer to the…..

Boeing’s 737 MAX 8

The tragic accident in Ethiopia on 10-Mar-2019 again involved one of Boeing’s new MAX 8s, the same aircraft involved in Lion Air’s accident in 2018. We…..

It is time for hotels to lift their game for women business travellers

Hotels have a long way to go when it comes to targeting the woman corporate traveller. In fact, any hint of generic marketing to that…..

Qatar Airways reveals its new enhanced economy class cabin, but it is more evolution than revolution

Two years ago, Qatar Airways grabbed the attention when it unveiled its new QSuite ‘First in Business’ concept at ITB Berlin. This year it chose…..