Peru Gets New Low-Cost Carrier

VivaColombia opened a Peruvian subsidiary, Viva Air. Viva Air has different branding and a separate website from VivaColombia, although it is also founded on a low-cost, no-frills model, with flights starting at US$18 after taxes. It will initially serve the Peruvian cities of Lima, Cusco, Arequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Piura, Iquitos and Tarapoto. NEWS FROM OUR PARTNER Delta Comfort+ Now on Latin America and Asia International Flights: The enhanced class is available on flights to and from the Latin America & Caribbean and Asia-Pacific regions, as well as the U.S. and Canada. Comfort+ includes Sky Priority boarding, dedicated overhead bin space, extra legroom and free wine, beer and snacks. Delta Unveils Zac Posen-Designed Employee Uniforms: Fashion designer Zac Posen has designed a […]

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The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]