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How did Airbus fare in 2019?

Airbus has reported full-year (FY) 2019 consolidated financial results and provided guidance for 2020. “We achieved a great deal in 2019. We delivered a strong underlying financial…

ANA and SIA join hands

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline and Singapore Airlines (SIA) signed a joint venture framework agreement that would deepen the partnership between the two Star Alliance…

Air India exits Sabre

Sabre Corporation, the software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, has issued a statement regarding its relationship with Air India. “After a successful…

Asiana Airlines gets a breather

The news that a consortium formed between South Korea-based construction company Hyundai Development Co (HDC) and Mirae Asset Daewoo has agreed to acquire controlling stake in…

ITB China backs tourism forum

More than 3,000 delegates from 26 countries attended the 2019 World Culture and Tourism Forum in Chanba, Xi’an, China. The conference hosted by Xi’an Municipal People’s Government and…

Ctrip is now Trip.com

The recently concluded 2019 annual general meeting of shareholders adopted the resolution to change the name of the company from Ctrip.com International to Trip.com Group. Ctrip.com…

Cleartrip for Work unveiled

Cleartrip has now launched ‘Cleartrip for Work’, a transformative travel product for the individual traveller. Through ‘Cleartrip for Work’, travellers with a GST number can access…

Global travel bookings rise

International travel departures increased by 4.9% during the first eight months of 2019, according to ForwardKeys. The travel analytics company’s report on air travel bookings said for…

MICE on Maldives radar

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has revealed its efforts to enter MICE, cultural and sports tourism. “We have seen temporary efforts in marketing Maldives…

ASAP appoints new chairman

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) - the not-for-profit trade body for the serviced apartment sector - has announced that Richard Whittaker, director of Supplier…

Bourne Leisure rejoins TIPTO

TIPTO has confirmed its 21st member is UK holiday specialist Bourne Leisure, which has re-joined the organisation of specialist independent tour operators.  Bourne Leisure is famous…