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  • Visa exemption boosts Peruvian tourist arrivals in Mexico by 13%

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    A total of 150,000 Peruvians visited Mexico in 2014, representing an increase of 13%.   This growth was the determining outcome of the visa exemption mechanism implemented for Pacific Alliance member-countries, the Mexico Tourism Board said Wednesday.   According to …

  • Independence Day – 41.9 million Americans traveling this 4th July weekend

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    The American Independence Day this year will be marked as the biggest human migration for the country since 2007. The weekend of this Independence Day is typically the busiest summer travel holiday as families can take extended vacations. AAA says …

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Global Travel News

  • Witness a fun-filled fashion extravaganza at NZ Fashion Weekend

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    NZ Fashion Weekend delivers a fun-filled fashion extravaganza with designer in-season catwalk shows from some of New Zealand’s fashion icons, including Trelise Cooper, Kate Sylvester and Moochi.     Go beyond the runway and gain expert tips and tricks from the industry’s …

  • e-visa helping India to be tourism hotspot

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    According to tourism secretary Lalit K. Panwar steps taken by the government including Smart City and Make in India has given Indian tourism a further boost. Now India is heading towards being a tourism hotspot and the credit goes to …

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  • Japan uses tourist-friendly initiatives to promote tourism

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. in June 1994 is a major tourist attraction in Japan. The concept of this museum is to give the youngsters an opportunity to explore their hidden talent in science and …

  • Tourism Australia intensifies China partnership

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    This week Tourism Australia has signed three important strategic marketing deals in China in order to promote Australia to high yielding travellers and business events professionals in an overseas tourism market now valued at $5.7 billion annually.     The …

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    EUROPE

  • International meeting on “dark” flights over the Baltic Sea held in Finland

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    The aviation authorities of the Baltic Sea states and civil and military operatives held a meeting on Thursday 2 July, in Finland. The objective of the workgroup is to promote aviation safety in the international air space of the Baltic …

  • ExCeL London wins the AEO venue of the year 2015

    Published on : Friday, July 3, 2015

    ExCeL London won the coveted ‘Venue of the Year’ award at the Association of Exhibition Organisers (AEO) Excellence Awards on Friday 26th June at London’s Grosvenor House.     ‘Winning the Best Venue Award is a huge accolade and testament …

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    AMERICA

  • Visa exemption boosts Peruvian tourist arrivals in Mexico by 13%

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    A total of 150,000 Peruvians visited Mexico in 2014, representing an increase of 13%.   This growth was the determining outcome of the visa exemption mechanism implemented for Pacific Alliance member-countries, the Mexico Tourism Board said Wednesday.   According to …

  • Independence Day – 41.9 million Americans traveling this 4th Jul

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    The American Independence Day this year will be marked as the biggest human migration for the country since 2007. The weekend of this Independence Day is typically the busiest summer travel holiday as families can take extended vacations. AAA says …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Gulf Air unveils European summer schedules

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    As part of its new summer schedule, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air will increase its flights to and from all of: Frankfurt, Larnaca and Paris during the upcoming peak summer travel period and until September 2015, due …

  • Passenger numbers at Dubai International crossed 6.2 million in May

    Published on : Friday, July 3, 2015

    Passenger numbers at Dubai International continued their rapid ascent in May as the airport welcomed 6.2 million customers, up 23.2 percent from the same period last year, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.     …

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    ASIA

  • “Turning Point in Tourism” a program to support Nepal tourism indu

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    SAMARTH Nepal Market Development Program (NMDP) organized an interaction program titled the “Turning Point in Tourism” at the hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu, to support the continued efforts by the Nepal tourism industry to recover in-bound tourism.     The event …

  • Japan uses tourist-friendly initiatives to promote tourism

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. in June 1994 is a major tourist attraction in Japan. The concept of this museum is to give the youngsters an opportunity to explore their hidden talent in science and …

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  • Gulf Air Kicks Off Annual Ramadan Iftar Meal Box Distribution Initiati

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, has once again kicked off its annual Ramadan iftar meal box distribution initiative that, last week, saw members of the airline’s workforce helping ensure the safety of drivers on the road and facilitate the breaking …

  • Gulf Air Cabin Crew Honored for Years of Service and Perfect Attendanc

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain recently held its annual service awards honoring members of the airline’s cabin crew team for their years of service, exceptional performance and perfect attendance throughout their tenure with the national …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Princess Cruises Showcases a World of Whisky

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Princess Cruises is introducing its guests to the world of whisky with the locally-based Dawn Princess now featuring the cruise line’s first dedicated whisky bar. From Scotland’s windswept Isle of Skye to the alps of Japan and the northern coastline …

  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches ‘Worldwide Cruises 2016/17’ feat

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its new ‘Worldwide Cruises 2016/17’ main brochure, featuring its most ambitious and unique cruise programme ever. In 2016/17, Fred. Olsen’s fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Delta Hotels and Resorts Goes Live on Marriott .com

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    With the travel season heating up, Marriott International is now giving travelers 37 additional hotels and resorts across Canada to choose from when they visit Marriott.com, or book on the popular Marriott mobile app.  It’s the next phase of the …

  • Family And Friends Getaway At Mandarin Oriental, Macau

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2015

    This summer, guests can spend quality time with their family and friends with Mandarin Oriental, Macau’s Family Fun and Friends Getaway packages. Both provide luxury and relaxation in a truly spectacular setting with special savings on a second room. The …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • “Turning Point in Tourism” a program to support Nepal tourism indu

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    SAMARTH Nepal Market Development Program (NMDP) organized an interaction program titled the “Turning Point in Tourism” at the hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu, to support the continued efforts by the Nepal tourism industry to recover in-bound tourism.     The event …

  • e-visa helping India to be tourism hotspot

    Published on : Sunday, July 5, 2015

    According to tourism secretary Lalit K. Panwar steps taken by the government including Smart City and Make in India has given Indian tourism a further boost. Now India is heading towards being a tourism hotspot and the credit goes to …

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts welcomed Nick Bosworth to take on the role of Vice President Brand & Marketing. In this issue, he shares his thoughts on hospitality sector and how his journey has been all these years.

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