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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 21 June 16-30, 2015  


London holds on to top spot as world's most popular tourist destination
_A Monitor Report London : London has once again been hailed as the world's most popular tourist destination by Mastercard. It's the second year running that the capital has topped the Global Desti-nations Cities Index, which provides an in-depth ranking of the 132 most travelled cities from around the world. London is projected to welcome 18.82 million international visitors in 2015, according to the annual report, putting the capital ahead of Bangkok. Both cities have topped the Index throug. More...
Aviation profits on upwards flight path
_A Monitor Report Miami : Airline profits are expected to almost double this year to US$29.3 billion - amounting to US$8.27 per passenger carried. The strong results are a result of improved global economic prospects, record load factors, lower fuel prices, and the appreciation of the US dollar. On expected revenue of US$727 billion, the industry would achieve a 4 per cent net profit margin. The figures were unveiled at the International Air Transport Association annual meeting in Miami, whe. More...
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