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  • Venice strikes the right tone to tackle overtourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Overtourism has been a serious issue for Venice for a long time.  The Venetian authorities have unveiled a new campaign as too much tourism has taken its toll on infrastructure and daily life of the residents. So when you are …

  • Malaysia’s cruise tourism shows growing trend

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Brand new super luxury passenger vessel, Majestic Princess, made her maiden call at the Boustead Cruise Centre, Port Klang, bringing some 3,560 passengers from 41 countries and 1,350 crew members to Malaysian shores.   The cruise ship was on its …

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  • Strong revenue growth delivered by Europcar in the first half of 2017

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    The first half of the financial 2017 saw the revenue of Europcar, a car rental company fetching €1,028 million, up 10.1 per cent at constant exchange rates with organic growth of 4.6 per cent.     The adjusted corporate EBITDA …

  • Airports to charge more for US airline tickets

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    According to advocacy groups, the latest Senate Appropriation Bill introduced will increase the cap on the airport passenger facility charge (PFC) from $4.50 per flight to $8.50.   The Senate Appropriations Committee will consider the bill on Thursday. The $60 …

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Global Travel News

  • Rwanda all set to draw wealthy visitors to boost tourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Recently, Hernaldo Zuniga, Nicaraguan singer accompanies his whole family to trekking through the thick forests and misty volcanoes based in northwestern Rwanda. They were actually in search of mountain gorillas in this journey. He narrated his experience and depicted their …

  • Cobh gets nominated as top cruise destination by Tripadvisor’s C

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    As per Cobh, a small settlement in Ireland has won for the second consecutive time ‘Western Europe’s top cruise destination’ title respectively. The Cork stopover has been nominated as number two cruise destination in ‘British isles and Western Europe’, according …

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  • Airports to charge more for US airline tickets

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    According to advocacy groups, the latest Senate Appropriation Bill introduced will increase the cap on the airport passenger facility charge (PFC) from $4.50 per flight to $8.50.   The Senate Appropriations Committee will consider the bill on Thursday. The $60 …

  • Disney’s Epcot to get a transformation

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

      Epcot, the second wing of Florida’s sprawling Walt Disney World Resort will add more adventurous components like the speedy Test Track, the multi-sensory Soarin, the blastoff simulating mission: Space; the widely popular movie based Frozen Ever After.     …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Dubai Food Park was inaugurated at Dubai Wholesale City by Mohammad Bi

    Published on : Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Lately, the startling Dubai Food Park has been introduced in the presence of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, along with Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid …

  • Qatar Airways Launches New Service To Kyiv, Ukraine

    Published on : Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of its new direct service to Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, with seven weekly flights beginning 28 August 2017.   Kyiv is one of Eastern Europe’s oldest cities and an historic and …

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    ASIA

  • Malaysia sets target of 23,000 tourists from Kazakhstan in 2017

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Malaysia aims to attract 23,000 tourists from Kazakhstan this year, a double-fold increase over the previous year. The target has been set by the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Culture.   In 2016, Malaysia received 26.8 million tourists and, out of …

  • Over 33,000 foreigners settled in Malaysia since 2002

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Malaysia has become second home to over 33,000 foreigners from 126 countries, Bernama News quoted the country’s Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz as saying. These foreigners have settled in the country under the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) …

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  • Spirit Airlines Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Spirit Airlines, Inc. today reported second quarter 2017 financial results.   GAAP net income for the second quarter 2017 was $78.1 million, or $79.1 million 1 excluding special items. GAAP operating margin for the second quarter 2017 was 18.9 percent, …

  • Etihad Airways reports net loss for 2016, one-off impairments impact b

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Etihad Airways today announced its 2016 financial results, recording a net loss of US$ 1.87 billion on US$ 8.36 billion in revenues as one-off impairment charges and fuel hedging losses weighed against a solid performance of the core airline. The …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Cobh gets nominated as top cruise destination by Tripadvisor’s C

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    As per Cobh, a small settlement in Ireland has won for the second consecutive time ‘Western Europe’s top cruise destination’ title respectively. The Cork stopover has been nominated as number two cruise destination in ‘British isles and Western Europe’, according …

  • Malaysia’s cruise tourism shows growing trend

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Brand new super luxury passenger vessel, Majestic Princess, made her maiden call at the Boustead Cruise Centre, Port Klang, bringing some 3,560 passengers from 41 countries and 1,350 crew members to Malaysian shores.   The cruise ship was on its …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Dusit International set to open new hotel in Vietnam’s popular seasi

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Ha Dat Company Limited to operate dusitD2 Vung Tau, the first dusitD2 branded property in Vietnam, slated to open in Q2 2018.   Situated approximately 90km from Ho …

  • Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao Earns 2017 Wine Spectator rest

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    The celebrated Chinese restaurant Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotail Strip has earned top accolades from Wine Spectator again this year. The Best of Award of Excellence, part of Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Awards, marks the restaurant’s …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Nathalie Desplas, the renowned professor imparts tourism marketing cla

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno and the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) located in Chihuahua, Mexico had signed a MoU or memorandum of understanding five years back. This was done to set …

  • Rwanda all set to draw wealthy visitors to boost tourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Recently, Hernaldo Zuniga, Nicaraguan singer accompanies his whole family to trekking through the thick forests and misty volcanoes based in northwestern Rwanda. They were actually in search of mountain gorillas in this journey. He narrated his experience and depicted their …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

Travel And Tour World is glad to present an interaction with Marta Mills, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, TransCaucasian Trail Association (TCTA). She highlights the growth strategies of TCTA and about introducing the magic of trekking in the Caucasus ranges.

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