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  • Malaysia Airlines flight turns back mid-air and makes emergency landing

    Published on : Monday, April 21, 2014

    In an another strange incident, Malaysia Airlines flightt MH 192 made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysia Airlines flight was bound for Bangalore. It had to perform an air turn-back shortly after taking off as it suffered a …

  • 7.5 quake strucks Papua New Guinea ; No damage reported

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    A powerful earthquake struck off at the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a tsunami warning was in effect. According to the seismologists, it is more than active than …

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  • Peru volcano forces evacuation of 4000

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    Four thousand people are forced to evacuate their homes as Peru’s most active volcano swept ashes all over the sky. Ubinas recently began spewing ash clouds up to 4 km (2 miles) high.       Apart from them Peruvian …

  • Las Vegas Monorail carries its 60 millionth passenger

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    The Las Vegas Monorail Company carried its 60 millionth passenger recently with the lucky rider receiving enticing gifts including a weekend stay, souvenirs and tickets to iconic Las Vegas shows and attractions. Steve Riley from San Diego was the lucky …

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Global Travel News

  • Snow storm jeopardized flight schedule in Mid-Atlantic

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    A heavy storm that dumped tons of snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast of the country for Monday’s commuters while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country days after the same system first began wreaking …

  • Tourists flock to witness northern lights in Iceland

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland — For tourists looking for the northern lights “this is a hunting tour,” guide Sigurdur Jack explains from behind the wheel of a Reykjavik Excursions passenger van heading out into the rugged Icelandic countryside. “At 9:30 we need …

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  • Vietnam strives to attract more foreign visitors by sea

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    According to Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Anh Tuan, about 3-5 percent of international tourists visit Vietnam by sea each year.     Asia is now considered an attractive destination for big tourism ships with many modern …

  • Thousands flock to enjoy vibrant Hue Festival

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    The “Dem Hoang Cung” (Royal Night) event, one of the highlights of the festival, took place on April 15 on an evening packed with music, dancing, games and cuisine once favoured by Hue’s royal court.     Visitors were taken …

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    AMERICA

  • Tornado warning lifted as Florida expects a better Sunday

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Heavy storms in Florida alarmed people early Saturday across the entire Southern part of the Florida. Rain, wind gusts, lightning and thunder spread across the region. Forecasters expect a better Sunday, mostly clear with a high of around 80.   …

  • Peru volcano forces evacuation of 4000

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    Four thousand people are forced to evacuate their homes as Peru’s most active volcano swept ashes all over the sky. Ubinas recently began spewing ash clouds up to 4 km (2 miles) high.       Apart from them Peruvian …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Infra Oman 2014 to kick-off at Oman International Exhibition Centre

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    Activities of the 4th Infra Oman 2014 will kick-off at Oman International Exhibition Centre, on Oct 20th, 2014. The three-day event will be organised by Al Nimr Expo.     Salim bin Omar al-Hashmi, CEO of Al Nimr Expo, said that, the …

  • Wales wants to ride on golf tourism success

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    Two Swansea-born entrepreneurs, Neil Kedward and Zoe Agarhad has set up the Coast after the success of their luxury country house hotel in Narberth, The Grove, said Coppet Hall is a “massive coup” for Pembrokeshire and the Welsh food scene. “The whole …

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    ASIA

  • Indonesia to organize Sail Raja Ampat in June to woo global tourists

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    The Indonesian government will organize the Sail Raja Ampat in June this year as part of its annual international maritime event to bring the sailing contests participants and guests to the most exotic location in the country, and probably in the world.   …

  • Boat sank in Indonesia’s Flores waters during Good Friday ceremo

    Published on : Friday, April 18, 2014

    At least seven people drowned after a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers for a Good Friday sea ceremony in Indonesia’s Flores waters sank when hit by strong waves Friday afternoon.     “The preliminary data shows that the incident claimed (the …

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  • Malaysia Airlines flight turns back mid-air and makes emergency landin

    Published on : Monday, April 21, 2014

    In an another strange incident, Malaysia Airlines flightt MH 192 made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysia Airlines flight was bound for Bangalore. It had to perform an air turn-back shortly after taking off as it suffered a …

  • Gogo Expands Global Commercial Airline Sales Team

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Gogo, a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces today that it has expanded its global sales team, which now includes more than 20 sales and support staff with physical presence in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Communiacation And Commitment – The Keys To Success

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    The main theme running through the recent Cruise Baltic Steering Group Meeting held at Sweden’s Scandic Crown Gothenburg, was the importance of ‘communication and commitment’ within the cruise industry. This was endorsed both by the partners from over 22 Cruise Baltic sea …

  • Totally Transformed Carnival Sunshine To Inaugurate Year-Round Service

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Port Canaveral newest ship, the totally transformed Carnival Sunshine, will depart on its inaugural voyage from the Space Coast when it sails on a special two-day cruise to The Bahamas later today.     Carnival Sunshine will then kick off …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Morgans Hotel Group Sends Letter To Stockholders And Files Definitive

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Morgans Hotel Group Co.  (“Morgans” or the “Company”), the New York-based hospitality management company, today announced it has filed definitive proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”), …

  • Red Lion Intensifies Development with Addition of Angela Landgraf

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Red Lion Hotels Corporation  today announced the addition of Angela Landgraf as Senior Vice President of Business Development. To capitalize on the expansion prospects for Red Lion into leading markets around the country, Landgraf will manage hotel acquisitions and development. …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Tourists flock to witness northern lights in Iceland

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland — For tourists looking for the northern lights “this is a hunting tour,” guide Sigurdur Jack explains from behind the wheel of a Reykjavik Excursions passenger van heading out into the rugged Icelandic countryside. “At 9:30 we need …

  • Vietnam strives to attract more foreign visitors by sea

    Published on : Sunday, April 20, 2014

    According to Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Anh Tuan, about 3-5 percent of international tourists visit Vietnam by sea each year.     Asia is now considered an attractive destination for big tourism ships with many modern …

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In an exclusive interview, Dr. Michael Kerkloh, CEO of Munich Airport talks about the success story of Munich Airport and why it still continues to be a firm favourite among passengers.

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