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  • Solar Impulse pioneers round-the-world flight with zero fuel

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, capable of flying day and night without fuel – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg succeeded in their crazy dream of achieving the first …

  • Hospitality brands fail to connect with travellers on social media

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Lithium Technologies have stated that major hospitality brands are incapable of striking a chord with travellers due their weak presence across the social media platforms. The company discovered this after studying findings from its State of Social Engagement 2016. The …

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  • EasyJet heads “Carriers of Shame” List

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    EUclaim, the flight compensation company, has released an internal data showing what it claims is the most complained about British and Irish airlines for the first half of 2016.   With 5,461 claims against it, EasyJet heads the “Carriers of …

  • Southern Australia is struck by a 6.1 earthquake

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    According to Geoscience Australia, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake took place near Australia.   The earthquake was believed to be “potentially tsunamigenic,” initially, which means it could lead to a tsunami. However, that information is not valid anymore.   The quake …

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  • Network Rail engineers prepare for electrification of the Severn Tunne

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Network Rail engineers are busy preparing for the electrification of the Severn Tunnel at a state-of-the-art training facility in Wales.The 130-year-old Severn Tunnel will close for six weeks from 12 September to prepare it for electrification, a critical milestone in the …

  • Community invited to find out more about Cleland bridge rebuild

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Network Rail will shortly start work on the railway bridge on Biggar Road, Cleland, as part of wider work on the Shotts line ahead of the electrification of the route by 2019.The project team will host a community drop in …

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  • Glasgow Queen Street tunnel to reopen early

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Services were due to restart from Queen Street High Level station on the morning of August 8, following completion of the 20 week project. Services will now begin to be reintroduced from Sunday 7 August. Phil Verster, managing director of …

  • Tastes of TRIO Series Launching at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    TRIO at Four Seasons Hotel Austin is all but banishing the word “bored” from the local vocabulary this summer thanks to an infusion of new events and promotions rolling out at the downtown Austin restaurant.Already a dining hotspot due to …

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  • 2 dead and 16 wounded at Florida nightclub shooting

    Published on : Monday, July 25, 2016

    Two people have been killed and 16 more people have been injured at a Florida nightclub.   The shooting took place at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. The attack happened around 00:30 (04:30 GMT) on Monday at Club Blu. …

  • Pokemon Go lure launch event at Seaworld, Orlando

    Published on : Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Several attractions in Florida are providing its tourists an opportunity to get a real life value out of the popular augmented reality game, “Pokemon Go”.   Many popular destinations of Orlando has embraced this trend wholeheartedly and Seaworld is no …

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  • Abu Dhabi is catching up with Dubai in terms of tourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Abu Dhabi, the capital city of United Arab Emirates has always lagged behind Dubai when it came to tourism. But, now after years, it is doing all it can to keep up with Dubai.   Abu Dhabi is all set …

  • Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority gets set to welcome students

    Published on : Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is getting ready to accept a fresh batch of students to its yearly Tourism Youth Summer Programme, an ongoing project that aims to find and inspire the next generation of tourism …

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    ASIA

  • Delhi bound Air India flight makes emergency landing for technical sna

    Published on : Saturday, July 16, 2016

    Air India flight AI 433A had to make an emergency landing right after it took off from the Gaya International Airport on 15th July, Friday. The flight faced a mid-air emergency with 134 people on-board near Gaya. The flight was …

  • Talks on to allow visa-free travel to Singaporeans in Mongolia

    Published on : Friday, July 15, 2016

    Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister, Singapore has said on Thursday that talks are on to permit Singaporeans visa-free travel in Mongolia for a period of 30 days after a meeting with Jargaltulga Erdenebat, Prime Minister of Mongolia.   Currently, Singaporeans …

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  • Solar Impulse pioneers round-the-world flight with zero fuel

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, capable of flying day and night without fuel – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg succeeded in their crazy dream of achieving the first …

  • EasyJet heads “Carriers of Shame” List

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    EUclaim, the flight compensation company, has released an internal data showing what it claims is the most complained about British and Irish airlines for the first half of 2016.   With 5,461 claims against it, EasyJet heads the “Carriers of …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Koh Samui to become a cruise ship port

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Koh Samui, the largest island in the province of Surat Thani, Thailand is all set to become a cruise ship port thereby developing as a major cruise tourism hub for the country, according to a decision by the government officials …

  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Black Watch’ to commence crui

    Published on : Monday, July 25, 2016

    Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is due to commence her cruise season from Rosyth, Scotland on 20th August 2016, with a five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ sailing. In total, Fred. Olsen will be offering seven cruises from Rosyth aboard …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Tastes of TRIO Series Launching at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    TRIO at Four Seasons Hotel Austin is all but banishing the word “bored” from the local vocabulary this summer thanks to an infusion of new events and promotions rolling out at the downtown Austin restaurant.Already a dining hotspot due to …

  • Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The aResidence Takes City’s Top Spot

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    The luxury Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has been named in the Travel + Leisure World Best Awards as the top hotel in Cairo, as detailed in the World’s Best Hotel Finder in the magazine’s August 2016 …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Qantas And QLD Government Sign Multi-Million Doller Deal To Increase V

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Qantas and the Queensland Government have announced a $9.78 million deal to promote Brisbane and Regional Queensland to the world.   Queensland Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones said the three-year agreement involved a joint investment from Qantas …

  • TAT and AirAsia named winners of Spice Up the Sky with Thai design com

    Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thai AirAsia have joined together to announce the winners of the “Spice Up the Sky with Thai Design” competition both for the theme of the Amazing Thailand-Amazing Destination and Amazing Thailand-Amazing Culture with …

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Mr. Sidh N C – Director at QnA International shares an insightful conversation with Travel And Tour World before 4th Annual MICE India & Luxury Travel Congress on the MICE industry. Read on.

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