Tourism

Lufthansa Cargo has a new CEO

Ashwin Bhat is set to be appointed as new CEO of Lufthansa Cargo starting April 15, 2023. This is subject to a pending resolution by the Supervisory Board. Ashwin Bhat will continue to be responsible for product and sales in his new role. Source link

Technology

Air India Testing Algorithm-Based Software for Pricing, ChatGPT Under Tata Ownership: Report

Air India, until recently tied to an antiquated manual pricing system when setting airfares, is shifting to algorithm-based software long used by rivals to help it squeeze out more revenue from each flight. In another sign of the formerly government-owned carrier’s whirlwind transformation under its new owner Tata Group, Air India is testing ChatGPT, OpenAI’s […]

Tourism

We did it! African Tourism Board & World Tourism Network United

Five years ago in 2017 the idea of an African Tourism Board started far away from Africa. It started in the heart of Micronesia in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, when the African Tourism Marketing Corporation was registered in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. It took about two years of hard work and networking, when African […]

Tourism

American Airlines flights to Beef Island / Tortola

For the first time since the 1980s, access to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is getting much more accessible with daily nonstop service from Miami to Beef Island/ Tortola, via American Airlines beginning June 1. The game-changing three-hour flight eliminates the need for travelers to connect in Puerto Rico or St. Thomas, getting them to […]

Tourism

What’s New in the Bahamas in April 2023

Travelers eager to put winter behind them and celebrate spring should look no further than The Islands of The Bahamas. With abundant opportunities for cultural immersion, exclusive experiences, and vacation deals across The Bahamas’ 16 islands, large families, groups of friends, and couples alike will enjoy their time in paradise. NEWS JetBlue Airways Launched New […]

Tourism

New Vice President at Hawaii Tourism Authority

Isaac Choy, is a former Hawai‘i State Tax Director and lawmaker in the Hawai‘i State House of Representatives Isaac Choy has been appointed Vice President of Finance for the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Choy begins work on April 10 and will oversee HTA’s management of finances and government funding, including compliance with legislative and auditing requirements […]

News

Northern Lights Dance across U.S. because of ‘Stealthy’ Sun Eruptions

Night skies across the U.S. danced with streaks of green and magenta this past week. People as far south as Asheville, N.C., and Phoenix, Ariz., had the unexpected pleasure of witnessing the Northern Lights. “My Twitter feed was inundated. Every femtosecond, a new picture appeared,” says Scott McIntosh, a solar physicist and deputy director of […]

Tourism

We did it! African Tourism Board & World Tourism Network united

Five years ago in 2017 the idea of an African Tourism Board started far away from Africa. It started in the heart of Micronesia in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, when the African Tourism Marketing Corporation was registered in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. It took about two years of hard work and networking, when African […]

Tourism

What Is NDC and How Will It Affect Travel?

New Distribution Capability (NDC) was designed to allow the travel industry to evolve in how it sells air products to companies & travelers. Launched and developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), NDC is a new standard of transmitting data that will allow airlines to distribute their content in real time – content such […]

Tourism

Tanzania Tour Operator Nabs Award for Creating Jobs in Tourism

Pioneer female tour operator in Tanzania scooped Malikia wa Nguvu (influential Queen) award of 2023 in tourism employment creation. The founder and owner of the 37-year-old Zara Tanzania Adventures, Ms. Zainab Ansell, was among the Tanzanian women legends at the red-carpet reception at Mlimani City in Dar-Es-Salaam on Saturday, March 25, 2023, to receive the […]