Los Angeles, US-based app design company Elves has announced that it has developed a new mobile travel booking platform, combining artificial intelligence with 24/7 access to real human helpers.
International travel-related news all in one place – travel trends, traveller statistics, and worldwide issues affecting travel patterns.
Ski tour operator Crystal Ski Holidays has conducted an analysis that reveals the nations most obsessed with winter sports based on factors such as all-time winter Olympic medals, yearly skiing visitors, skiers per 10,000 people, and Google search data.
Chinese officials have announced that the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet is to be closed to tourists ‘until further notice’, so that the rubbish that has piled up there can be cleaned up.
The Health Insurance Group, a provider of health and wellbeing advice and solutions, has warned that businesses with employees that travel to the European Union for work should ensure all passports are renewed in time for the potential outcome of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit situation after 29 March.
In a move which aims to quell perceptions of Thailand as a dangerous tourist destination, the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) is teaming up with state agencies such as the Department of Land Transport, Marine Department and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to improve tourist safety standards across the country.
A study has revealed that the US is failing to keep up with the growing global tourism industry, despite a seven-per-cent increase in travel and tourism worldwide.
Saudi Arabia is considering lifting a 30-year ban which restricts the travel of its citizens to Thailand.
As highlighted by Allianz Global Assistance (Allianz) USA, ‘couples are heading to warmer destinations this Valentine’s Day’ - New York City (NYC), US and Cancun, Mexico mark the top two holiday locations.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has enforced stricter advertising regulations following misleading discount claims on several hotel-booking sites.
The World Travel & Tourism Council recently released a wide-ranging report in which it discusses the various ‘mega trends’ that it forecasts in the global travel industry over the coming decades.