THE FUTURE OF TOURISM: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2022

Joe McClain -
2022 will be a key year for international tourism. Withdrawal of travel restrictions, the overall progress of vaccination campaigns and the recovering of confidence in travel create a positive scenari ...

NEW AI PLUG-INS EMBRACED BY THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Laura Maudlin -
Online travel platforms are incorporating AI algorithms at an accelerating rate. Incorporating OpenAI's artificial intelligence technology into Microsoft's offerings is something tourism industry stak ...

GERMAN TRAVEL GIANT’S PROFITS GROW, CRITICS POINT OUT GREEDFLATION

Nik Fes -
German travel giant, TUI, has reported record revenue for the financial year that ended in September. This was due to a successful summer for hoteliers, airlines, and car rental companies in Spain, Tu ...

TAIWAN LACKS MAINLAND TOURISTS DUE TO RECENT DECISION

Pat Hyland -
Taiwan authorities have announced that no mainland tourist groups will visit Taiwan this year. However, this statement has not been well-received by tourism industry operators on the island, who expre ...

TRAVEL RECOVERY ACCELERATES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

Kevin Eagan -
According to the latest air ticketing data from ForwardKeys, Asia Pacific destinations have shown a travel recovery of over 50% of their pre-pandemic international arrival volumes in the first three q ...