Palm Beaches visitor numbers break 8million

Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the tourism marketing organisation for Palm Beach County, announced record-breaking visitation numbers for 2018. DTPB’s year-end hotel performance data shows 8.02 million visitors came to The Palm Beaches from January to…

Avis and Etihad announce partnership

Avis Budget Group and Etihad Aviation Group have announced a global partnership which sees Avis Budget Group become the exclusive car rental provider for Etihad Airways, the official carrier of Abu Dhabi. The partnership will see…

Abu Dhabi sees visitors hit 10m

The UK remains the largest European source market, writes Anthony Pearce. Abu Dhabi welcomed more than 10 million international visitors in 2018, with an increase in hotel guests to the emirate of 13.62 per cent…

Menorca: a Biosphere Reserve

Menorca was declared a Biosphere Reserve in 1993 by Unesco in recognition of how the island balances economic activity with the use of resources, while at the same time preserving the environment, local heritage and…

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Travel industry delivers 36% growth to UK economy…

ABTA has revealed that the contribution of outbound travel to the UK economy has increased by a third since 2014. The overall contribution to the UK economy from outbound travel now stands at £37.1 billion…

Passport

No-deal Brexit advice from FCO on passports and…

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a warning on passport and driving licence validity in a no-deal Brexit scenario. UK travellers to a number of European destinations could find that their passports are…

LA

Los Angeles welcomed a record 50 million visitors…

The Los Angeles Tourism Convention Board has announced that the destination is celebrating a record milestone of 50 million visitors in 2018 – an ambitious goal that has been achieved two years early. The new record…