Prospects for Curaçao tourism look solid; Airbnb is also a growing and important component of its tourism industry

Curaçao is posting solid trends in tourism dollars and its hotel performance, which should bode well for the country’s increasing attractiveness as a tourism destination……

How times have changed! International airlines left Sheremetyevo like a flood, now a new ranking places it not just as Moscow’s finest, but the world’s number one airport

It was not so long ago that airlines were flooding away from Sheremetyevo International airport, Moscow’s main historical gateway to take advantage of improving facilities…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Wyndham Hotels…..

That’s the Spirit – US ULCC gets more social as it uses WhatsApp to better connect with its customers

US ULCC Spirit Airlines is making a distinctive move with its decision to allow bookings and flight changes through text messaging platform, WhatsApp. The development…..

CTM: ‘We have been delivering live Qantas NDC content for almost a year now’

At the start of Aug-2019, Qantas Group formally launched the ‘Qantas Channel’, a commercial agreement between Qantas and an agency to access their New Distribution…..

It is proving a slow process, but LATAM is slowly debuting its new premium business class cabins across its fleet

Towards the end of Aug-2019, LATAM Airlines Group ‘revealed’ its first retrofitted Boeing 777-300ER to the world. The aircraft is the first of the type…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

Standby for the rise in artificial intelligence as the digital revolution transforms the business model of airports and airlines

There is no doubting that artificial intelligence (AI) will increasingly transform our lives in the years to come from both visible and hidden applications. There…..

Big is beautiful in tourism terms, but will that attractiveness last? – top 10 tourism earners account for almost half of total tourism receipts, while top 10 destinations receive 40% of worldwide arrivals

International tourist arrivals grew +5% in 2018, to reach the 1.4 billion mark, two years ahead of the World Tourism Organization’s long-term forecasts, according to…..

Rising numbers of Australians are looking at electric and hybrid vehicles for their next set of wheels, and the used market has the strongest appeal

There are huge pressures on the travel and hospitality industries to develop sustainable environmental strategies, but there is not point investing in all of our…..

Hawaiian Airlines generates USD9.3 billion in economic benefit for the state of Hawai‘i

Hawaiian Airlines generated the equivalent of USD9.3 billion in economic benefit for the state of Hawai‘i and supported more than 60,000 jobs in 2018, according…..