Tourism in Germany breaks new overnight record

The tourism sector in Germany closed the year 2019 with a new record of overnight stays close to 500 million, according to data presented today by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). The number of overnight stays last year reached a record 494.7 million, an increase of 3.5% over the same period last year. In 2018, […]

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, turns 10

The Burj Khalifa, also known as the ‘Vertical City’, was inaugurated on January 4, 2010, coinciding with the fourth anniversary of the Accession Day of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as ruler of Dubai. With its 828 meters, it uprooted the Taipei 101 tower (508 meters), in Taiwan, as the tallest building in the […]

Turkish Airlines adds Xi’an to its flight network

Turkish Airlines added the Chinese city of Xi’an on December 30 to its flight network, in which the company offers its customers to travel to 126 countries from Istanbul. This city is the fourth destination of the airline in mainland China and 318 destinations in the world. Flights will be made three times a week […]

Southwest Airlines inaugurates its largest maintenance hangar in Houston

Southwest Airlines has inaugurated a new maintenance facility at the William P. Hobby International Airport in Houston highlighting the importance that the city has for the country’s largest national airline It is the largest hangar of the company with 22,296 square meters that includes offices, training facilities, storage space and a hangar of 13,006 square […]

Convivio acquires nine hotels in Europe for 620 million

Covivio Hotels has acquired eight luxury hotels in Europe for a total of 573 million euros and a Hilton in Dublin for 45.5 million euros in an operation that is expected to close during the first half of 2020. These new transactions mark the continuation of Covivio’s European expansion in the main tourist destinations in […]

The 20 safest airlines in the world to travel in 2020

Spain’s Vueling, among the ten safest ‘low cost’ of 2020 The Australian airline Qantas, Air New Zealand and the Taiwanese EVA Air are the three safest airlines to travel in 2020, according to the Airline Ratings platform. Airline Ratings has announced, with the arrival of the new year, its list of the 20 safest airlines […]

The Ukrainian airline of the wrecked plane in Tehran publishes the final list of deceased

The Ukrainian airline Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has published this Friday the complete list with the 177 deaths of its injured flight this Wednesday, which crashed in Tehran shortly after taking off from the Imam Jomeini International Airport. Among those killed on flight PS752 there are 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, eleven Ukrainians, ten Swedes, four […]