Italian travel industry reported digital payments growth

The most significant growth was observed in the Italian fast-food sector (+40.4 percent), cafes and restaurants (+37.4 percent), and tourist services (+36.6 percent). These are the findings of the Cashless Tourism Observatory. The Observatory analyzed digital payment trends in April, specifically in the tourism and gastronomy sectors. The analysis compared April 2023, the first year […]


Travelling across Europe by train

Did you know you could tour Europe country by country, city by city via train? Exploring Europe by train is less exhausting, cheaper and more eventful compared to exploring by air or bus. In this guide, we give you five simple steps to make a plan to travel to Europe by train. Step 1: Choose […]


Cape Verde targets 1.3 million tourists

Cape Verde’s government has targeted attracting 1.26 million tourists annually by 2026. The aim is to have 40% of visitors arrive on islands other than Sal and Boa Vista, traditionally known as tourist islands. Francisco Martins, the administrator of the Institute of Tourism, explained that the government hopes to reduce the excessive number of tourists […]


Realme 11 Pro 5G Series India Launch Offer, Pre-Order Date Tipped Ahead of Debut on June 8

Realme 11 Pro 5G series is all set to make its India debut on June 8. Just days ahead of the formal launch, a fresh leak has tipped the launch offer and pre-order date of the Realme 11 Pro+ 5G and the Realme 11 Pro 5G. The Realme 11 Pro 5G series made its China […]


Errors that the Tourism Industry Is Currently Making

The summer of 2023 is not only a high season in much of the world but also the first official post-Covid pandemic summer.  The World Health Organization has officially stated that the Covid pandemic is history.   The end of the pandemic and a renewed desire to travel means that the travel and tourism industry might have […]


Critical Steps Needed to Fly Net Zero by 2050

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled a series of roadmaps to provide step-by-step detailing of critical actions and dependencies for aviation to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. These roadmaps address aircraft technology, energy infrastructure, operations, finance, and policy considerations leading to net zero. By adopting a Long Term Aspirational Goal (LTAG) at ICAO’s 41st […]


Drunk and Abusive on Planes: What IATA Recommends?

Flying may be no more fun for the most part, but when passengers get so drunk or frustrated that violence is the response, it becomes a criminal issue. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a new analysis showing that reported unruly passenger incidents increased in 2022 compared to 2021. IATA called for more states […]


Nigeria, Bangladesh, Algeria, Pakistan, Lebanon

Tourism and connectivity apparently are not a big priority for Nigeria, Bangladesh, Algeria, Pakistan & Lebanon. IATA says why. In August 2022, Dubai’s Emirates Airlines cut all flights to Nigeria because the Nigerian government did not allow the carrier to withdraw their money from the Nigerian bank account and change it into convertible currency to […]


Icelandair’s a big deal with Turkish Airlines is sealed

Turkish Airlines and Icelandair have signed a codeshare agreement. There seems to be no stopping for the Turkish National carrier. With this codeshare agreement, Iceland Air and Turkish Airlines will provide seamless connections to their customers. It will also expand the number of destinations for both airlines. Turkish Airlines is a member of Star Alliance, […]