BCD Travel releases its 2020 Industry Forecast and predicts global hotel rates and air fares to rise by between 1% and 3%, but there are vast regional and segment differences in rates

After slowing in 2019, global economic growth will stabilise at +2.8% in 2020, says BCD Travel in its recently released ‘2020 Industry Forecast‘. But the…..

‘Booking a hotel shouldn’t be an arduous task’ – Arbitrip launches new ‘Price Monitoring’ feature that automatically re-books a hotel room if the price decreases

There’s nothing more frustrating than making a travel booking and discovering the price has subsequently reduced. Whether it is a flight, hotel room, train journey…..

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. St Regis…..

Video of the week – There’s a change at the top for Ukraine International Airlines as Yuri Miroshnikov stands down after 15 years as CEO

Earlier this month, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) announced the resignation of its longstanding president Yuri Miroshnikov. His successor, Yevhenii Dykhne, will take up his position…..

ACCC issues draft determination to authorise Virgin cooperation that will allow Virgin Australia to more closely cooperate with Virgin Atlantic

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft determination proposing to authorise Virgin Australia to more closely cooperate with Virgin Atlantic on…..

IFE has opportunity to act as ‘the perfect content aggregator’ as airlines are advised to step away from content volume towards passenger personalisation

For a long time, the onboard content offered to air travellers has been a key part of the flight selection process, alongside convenience, schedule, price……

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…..

Country Insight: #28 – Colombia

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

By the end of the next decade Generation Z will out number Millennials as the largest global airline passenger group: will airlines be ready to meet their demands?

Loyalty has been at the heart of many business strategies over the past couple of decades. This has been particularly true for the airline sector…..

Lie flat seating is on the rise in the premium cabin of single aisle airliners as new generation arrivals deliver improved comforts as well as a longer range

The number of airlines offering lie-flat seats on narrowbody aircraft is increasing rapidly, providing better options for corporates in a wide range of markets. The…..