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  • Jamaica tourism dazzles with the festive fervour of Independence Day

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Jamaica celebrates its Independence Day on August 6. Independence Day is a day of grand celebrations in Jamaica; from paying homage to the fallen heroes who fought for the independence of the country to indulging in entertainment, music, dance, and …

  • 5 unconventional cruise destinations in the World of 2014

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Luxurious cruising is the trend of the season. With pristine destinations in the itinerary, cruise lines are offering lucrative packages this season to explore unconventional destinations. As tour operators and travel agents see margins being eroded by high taxation and …

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  • Meeting and Incentive Forums announced dates for 2015 editions

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Meeting and Incentive Forums has announced its events for 2015 – adding some new dates and new destinations to the worldwide events calendar.     The dates and destinations of the 2015 Forums are: M&I Forum Europe Spring 2015, Dubai, …

  • Hotel market snapshot – Europe’s summer hotspots

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Amsterdam is proving to be the European destination of choice this summer with hotel committed occupancy in the month of August at an average of 54.8 per cent. The first weekend of the month (the nights of Friday 1 and …

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Global Travel News

  • Hindu temple sought in Malaysia’s Miri

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Hindus have given a worldwide call for establishing a proper Hindu temple in Miri (Sarawak, Malaysia) on the island of Borneo.   Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged the worldwide Hindus to help …

  • RIU presents the modern and renovated Riu Cancun

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Tomorrow RIU Hotels & Resorts will open the Riu Cancun hotel which has been closed for the last months as it was undergoing an extensive renovation. The new Riu Cancun has a modern look and new services that are a …

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  • Six Senses Appoints General Manager for the Group’s first hotel in C

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Michael Murphy has been appointed general manager of Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, the group’s premier property being developed in China. Scheduled to open in early 2015, the stunning property is located at the picturesque gateway to the majestic Qing …

  • Meliá Hotels International to manage 5 new Innside hotels in Venezuel

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Meliá Hotels International announces a new major step in Latin America after the signature of a new framework agreement for the development and operation of 5 Innside by Meliá hotels in Venezuela, a country in which Meliá has significant brand …

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    EUROPE

  • airberlin technik appoints Werner Rothenbächer as the new managing director

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Werner Rothenbächer (59) has taken up the position of managing director at airberlin technik GmbH, the airberlin group’s aviation technology division. In this role he is the successor to Marco Ciomperlik, who has become Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) on the …

  • Hotel market snapshot – Europe’s summer hotspots

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Amsterdam is proving to be the European destination of choice this summer with hotel committed occupancy in the month of August at an average of 54.8 per cent. The first weekend of the month (the nights of Friday 1 and …

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    AMERICA

  • Primeval Forest National Park Bahamas offers special guided tours to t

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    With summer quickly coming to a close and back-to-school right around the corner, Primeval Forest National Park will be open this holiday Monday, August 4th where guided tours will be available to visitors. As the capital of The Bahamas, New …

  • Illinois State Fair organises special attraction for its visitors

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Free activities and free entertainment for youth and families will give Illinois State Fair visitors a chance to sample great ways to spend time in the great outdoors in Illinois at Conservation World at this year’s state fair, on Aug. …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Ethiopia prepares National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan

    Published on : Thursday, July 31, 2014

    According to the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, a National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan (STMP) which will be used for the coming 10 years is being prepared.     A stakeholder’s consultative meeting was held in Addis Ababa on Wednesday to obtain …

  • Qatar World Cup 2022 stadium being built by workers on exceptionally l

    Published on : Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Workers are being paid 45p an hour on the huge £2.4bn eight stadium venue being built for the World Cup 2022. The pay rate is a breach on the rules set by the tournament organisers. The question about workers welfare …

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    ASIA

  • Asian nations rushing to build new airports to cope with tourist boom

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Asian nations are rushing to construct hundreds of new airports to deal with increasing demand for air travel in the region. Airlines have responded by setting up several new budget carriers and flying new routes – but many airports are …

  • Kerala: Fantastic destination for adventure tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Three-time Extreme Kayaking World Champion, Sam Sutton, says Kerala’s picturesque beauty and warm waters make it a best destination for kayaking, rafting, and other water sports. However, they need to be developed as well.     The New Zealander was …

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  • Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Reveal a Fantastic Four

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are continuing their growth at Newcastle International Airport with the launch of FOUR brand new destinations for summer 2015, Antalya (Turkey), Larnaca (Cyprus), Malta and Zante.   Over 31,000 seats will be available to these sizzling sunshine …

  • Welcome to the airport! 31 trainees start their career

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Commercial and industrial/technical training as well as cooperative study programmes / 20 graduates successfully complete their training / Applications now being accepted for the 2015 training year.   Today marks the beginning of training at Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH for …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Experience indescribable feeling of cruising ocean at Hamburg Cruise D

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Experience the indescribable feeling of cruising the ocean at the Hamburg Cruise Days! From 1 to 3 August 2014, six gargantuan cruise ships will be anchored in the Hanseatic city of Hamburg, bringing a magical maritime atmosphere to the city.     The …

  • Hapag-Lloyd Cruises announces ‘on-board beverage credit’ as introd

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    As an introductory offer for all international guests, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has announced an ‘on-board beverage credit’ for alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The credit will be graded according to the length of the cruise. It will apply to all new bookings …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • RIU presents the modern and renovated Riu Cancun

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Tomorrow RIU Hotels & Resorts will open the Riu Cancun hotel which has been closed for the last months as it was undergoing an extensive renovation. The new Riu Cancun has a modern look and new services that are a …

  • Six Senses Appoints General Manager for the Group’s first hotel in C

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Michael Murphy has been appointed general manager of Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, the group’s premier property being developed in China. Scheduled to open in early 2015, the stunning property is located at the picturesque gateway to the majestic Qing …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Kerala: Fantastic destination for adventure tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Three-time Extreme Kayaking World Champion, Sam Sutton, says Kerala’s picturesque beauty and warm waters make it a best destination for kayaking, rafting, and other water sports. However, they need to be developed as well.     The New Zealander was …

  • International visitors are ‘homing in’ on the Scottish Borders dur

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    A Scottish Borders business has been cashing in on the opportunities presented by this unique year for Scottish tourism.     Borders Journeys, a company which brings numerous visitors to the region, has capitalised on Homecoming Scotland 2014 which is …

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