Enhancing Resilience: PATA Expands Tourism Destination Resilience Programme to Sarawak, Malaysia

(IN SHORT) PATA has expanded its Tourism Destination Resilience (TDR) Programme to Sarawak, Malaysia, aiming to bolster resilience and sustainability in the Asia Pacific tourism sector. As tourism rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic, the focus on resilience is crucial to prevent reverting to pre-pandemic practices. The program, which emphasizes a holistic approach beyond traditional metrics… Read the full press release

Asia Pacific Tourism Shows Resilience with Strong Rebound in International Visitor Arrivals

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After a series of annual contractions in international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in recent years, calendar year 2022 saw 44 destinations across the Asia Pacific region end with a collective annual gain of almost 124.2 million foreign arrivals, to return a collective inbound count of nearly 265.5 million,… Read the full press release

New International Standard for Accessibility in Tourism Unveiled at Madrid’s FITUR Trade Fair by UNWTO, Fundación ONCE, and UNE

UNWTO, Fundación ONCE and the Spanish Association for Standardization UNE have advanced efforts to introduce a comprehensive international standard for accessibility across the whole of the tourism sector. Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — At a special session on Seminar on Tourism for All, held at the FITUR 2023 tourism trade fair in Madrid,… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority Proposes Changes to ATOL Financial Protection Scheme to Improve Consumer Protection and Resilience of the Scheme

LONDON, UK, 2023-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today (01.24.2023) published the emerging findings of its programme for ATOL reform. The regulator is seeking further information from stakeholders to support its work in finalising its proposals for changes to the ATOL financial protection scheme. The Civil Aviation Authority, which… Read the full press release

The IATA World Cargo Symposium to focus on building resilience of the air cargo business

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA World Cargo Symposium (WCS) will focus on building resilience to further strengthen air cargo’s post-pandemic prospects. COVID-19 tested the resilience of the air cargo business. Despite challenging conditions, air cargo delivered critical medical supplies and vaccines across the… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil… Read the full press release