15 Active Volcanoes To Visit In 2019 (10 We Would 100% Avoid)

| January 6, 2019

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Some questions are guaranteed to wreak havoc in your mind every time you're planning a visit to an active volcano. What damage has this brooding peak caused in the past? Will I make it out before it decides to blow again? These imaginations can only be answered by you taking that bold step and visiting one of the 15 active volcanoes listed here before the year ends.

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Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the body which represents the Travel & Tourism private sector globally. Our Members consist of the CEOs of the world's Travel & Tourism companies and industry organisations engaging with the sector. Our priorities are: Security & Travel Facilitation, Crisis Preparedness & Management, and Sustainable Growth. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest economic sectors, supporting 313 million jobs and generating 10.4% of world GDP.

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State of Artificial Intelligence in Travel

Article | February 19, 2020

AI in travel life cycle and vertical segments / Using AI in the hospitality landscape to enhance hotel reputation, drive revenue and elevate the customer experience to the next level / Travel management companies intend to invest in chatbot technologies / OTAs are using AI to offer travelers deeper personalization and more automated customer service during the search, shop and buy process / Conclusions.

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Which Technologies Are Transforming Travel in 2020?

Article | February 12, 2020

Like most industries, the travel and tourism sector is experiencing a tech revolution. Innovative new technology is disrupting old methods and transforming the shape of the industry. In fact, the travel and tourism sector is in a significant growth period, mostly driven by tech advancements. Certainly, tech has been the driving force behind making it easier for people to access travel. Of course, the notion of technology reshaping industries is something that is happening across sectors. When looking at how tech is changing travel, we can also see similar movements in other areas of business. For example, the gambling industry is being driven into interesting new areas by technology, with sites like bet-ny.com providing a full casino experience online. This push has allowed people to access betting in innovative new ways and from anywhere at any time, provided they have an internet connection.

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Where are the new openings for startups in the travel industry?

Article | February 17, 2020

The travel and tourism sector is estimated to be worth a huge $8.8 trillion every year, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Along with established players, the industry has an incredibly vibrant startup scene full of companies looking to disrupt the status quo and capture a slice of the travel industry pie. The investment capital is there, as we know, with Phocuswright’s latest State of Travel Startups report revealing $5.8 billion was invested in travel startups in 2018. So, I want to home in on three key areas where there are still plenty of opportunities for startup innovation and look at some of the exciting things that are already happening in those segments.

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Here’s What Will Happen Next to Corporate Airfares

Article | April 7, 2020

To paint a picture of what corporate airfares will look like once planes return to the skies is becoming more difficult by the day — if not impossible. Airlines, for one, have more pressing matters to deal with as they fight for survival during the ongoing crisis. Most in the U.S. will be working through the fine print of the $2 trillion U.S. stimulus package that throws them a lifeline of $50 billion in grants and loans. Other carriers, particularly in Europe and Asia, have already downsized and furloughed most of their workforce and are now turning to refinancing. Cases in point include Air France-KLM, which is now looking for $6.5 billion in state-backed loans, while last week Singapore Airlines revealed it had secured $13 billion in new funding.

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Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the body which represents the Travel & Tourism private sector globally. Our Members consist of the CEOs of the world's Travel & Tourism companies and industry organisations engaging with the sector. Our priorities are: Security & Travel Facilitation, Crisis Preparedness & Management, and Sustainable Growth. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest economic sectors, supporting 313 million jobs and generating 10.4% of world GDP.

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