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  • Man Jumps From Cruise Ship, Gets Banned For Life

    Published on : Saturday, January 19, 2019

    A man jumped from the 11th deck of the world’s largest cruise ship and was banned from the cruise line for life.   While in the Bahamas on January 12, the man, Nick Naydev, 27, from Vancouver, Washington, uploaded a …

  • Winter storm hits Mideast, Northeast US, 500 flights cancelled

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Around 100 million people are reeling under some form of a winter storm watch, warning or advisory across the United States.   Travelling has already been affected, with nearly 500 flights cancelled as of Friday morning, according to the flight-tracking …

  • ABTA: More than 4.5 million UK holidaymakers set to escape cold this winter

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

     As per a report by ABTA more than 4.5 million (around 31% )of the UK holidaymakers will go on a winter holiday to warmer destinations as the weather in the UK might turn worse at the end of the month. …

  • About 15.5 million international tourists visited to Vietnam

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    The  tourism industry of Vietnam continues to rank amongst the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the world, with revenue in 2018 reaching VND620 trillion (US$26.75 billion), up VND110 billion (US$4.75 billion) compared to 2017.     In 2018, international arrivals to …

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Global Travel News

  • Wellness tourism set to grow further in 2019

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Global Wellness Institute said in report that worldwide wellness was a $4.2 trillion (R58 trillion) industry in 2017, with $639 billion (R8 760 billion) dedicated to “wellness tourism.” For 2019, people are once again returning to wellness retreats for a …

  • Nationwide Sleepout To Raise Plight Of Thousands Of Runaway Children

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    A nationwide sleepout in major railway stations in four of Britain’s biggest cities is taking place to help vulnerable children who run away from home.   Network Rail and the wider rail industry is teaming up with the Railway Children …

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  • Dubai Frame attracts a large number of visitors to Dubai

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Dubai Frame has attracted a large number of visitors to Dubai, as it received a million visitors globally during its first year of opening.   “The Dubai Frame comes from the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al …

  • Dubai Business Events bags total of 261 bids for meetings, conferences and incentives

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, bagged a total of 261 successful bids for meetings, conferences and incentives last year, which are set to attract an additional 153,640 delegates to Dubai in the coming years. The number …

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    ASIA

  • Royal Caribbean International wins the Title Of Best Cruise Line at the SATTE Awards Power

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Royal Caribbean International, exclusively represented by TIRUN Travel Marketing in India won the award for Best Cruise Line at the SATTE Awards powered by T3, organised by UBM India alongside SATTE Exhibition. The 3rd edition of the event took place …

  • JW Marriott Pune bags three prestigious awards

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    JW Marriott Pune was recently recognized for its brilliance in the industry by being awarded three prestigious titles.       Paasha, the signature roof top lounge of the hotel was awarded ‘Best North Indian Food in Premium Dining’ and …

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    AIRLINE NEWS

  • United Airlines Names Bryan Quigley Senior Vice President – Flight Operations

    Published on : Saturday, January 19, 2019

    United Airlines (UAL) today announced Bryan Quigley has been named senior vice president of flight operations. Quigley will be responsible for overseeing United’s 12,500 pilots and will serve as the airline’s FAA certificate director of operations. Quigley will replace Howard …

  • Winter storm hits Mideast, Northeast US, 500 flights cancelled

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Around 100 million people are reeling under some form of a winter storm watch, warning or advisory across the United States.   Travelling has already been affected, with nearly 500 flights cancelled as of Friday morning, according to the flight-tracking …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • JW Marriott Pune bags three prestigious awards

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    JW Marriott Pune was recently recognized for its brilliance in the industry by being awarded three prestigious titles.       Paasha, the signature roof top lounge of the hotel was awarded ‘Best North Indian Food in Premium Dining’ and …

  • Neeraj Lumb appointed as Director of Rooms at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    Neeraj Lumb has been appointed as the Director of Rooms at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Center. He comes with a broad spectrum of knowledge and an experience of over a decade in the hospitality industry, where he …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Myanmar combats drop in European arrival with VOA

    Published on : Saturday, January 19, 2019

    To make progress from declining European arrival numbers, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MOHT) of Myanmar is keen to provide visas on arrival (VOA) to countries in the region.   Acting director-general of the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism, …

  • Chicago welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    A new tourism record was set by Chicago as it welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018 showing a growth of 4.3 per cent as compared to the same period last year.     Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that …

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