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  • Second quake rips through Indonesian island Lombok, kills two

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    The Indonesian island of Lombok has been ripped apart severely by a series of fatal earthquakes on Sunday, just two weeks following a quake that killed at least 430 people.   Two consecutive quakes hit the popular tourist island, with …

  • British Airways declares mid-air emergency, returns to Gatwick

    Published on : Saturday, August 18, 2018

    An aircraft of British Airways that had been heading to Ibiza has had to fly back to Gatwick Airport following a mid-air emergency.   Flight BA2724 was due to depart this morning at 8.40am, however it did not set off …

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  • New Tourism Ireland video highlights Ireland’s Christian heritage

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    On the occasion of the World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis will visit Ireland next weekend. Although it’s been 39 years since Pope John Paul II came to Ireland, Pope Francis will find that our landscapes still feature the indelible …

  • Minister Pat Breen lends a hand to boost tourism from the United States

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    The 38th annual Milwaukee Irish Fest – the largest celebration of Irish culture and heritage in the United States – has been taking place in Wisconsin. With a huge audience of around 150,000 visitors, the four-day festival was an ideal opportunity …

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  • 1.1 million Aussies tune in to Dublin

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    Images of Dublin were beamed in to the homes of around 1.16 million people across Australia over the weekend, when an episode of a popular TV show, The Garden Gurus, aired on Channel Nine. The Garden Gurus is an Australian …

  • Denmark fights hard to keep up with rising tourism

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    A country that was the main target of a Fox Business monologue recently on the evils of socialism has turned out to be a magnet for the visitors.   Read the clarification of Fox Business anchor in terms of the …

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    AMERICA

  • Lynchburg floods lead to evacuation orders in U.S. city

    Published on : Saturday, August 4, 2018

      Parts of Lynchburg, Virginia have been issued evacuation orders considering that a dam may fail amid flooding.   On Thursday evening the Lynchburg Water Resources Department stated that the College Lake Dam crossed its capacity after more than 15 …

  • U.S rejected 23.6% Indian H-1B applicants in 2017, increased scrutiny

    Published on : Thursday, July 26, 2018

    According to the recent report released by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) between July and September 2017 , the U.S denied H-1B visas to 23.6% of Indian applicants. In the last three months this was up by 16.6 …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Oman-Arab tourism conference is eager in endorsing culture & heritage

    Published on : Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    The Arab Media and Sustainable Tourism Conference took place in Salalah on Sunday. It was arranged under the sponsorship of H E Mohammed bin Salim bin Said al Toobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs. Dr Abdulaziz Othman al Twaijri, …

  • The UAE on the road to emerge as a top tourist destination

    Published on : Thursday, August 2, 2018

    With the construction and opening of a number of mega-projects across the UAE, expectations are soaring that the Emirates will continue to be a top tourist destination well beyond 2020.   From the recently opened Dubai Opera, Warner Bros. World …

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    ASIA

  • Yogyakarta recommended for halal tourism to earn more revenue

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    Yogyakarta, a city on the island of Java in Indonesia is advised to develop its halal tourism in order to generate more revenue from travel and tourism industry.     The tourist players of Yogyakarta participated in a forum held …

  • Myanmar takes a new turn to delight its travellers

    Published on : Friday, August 17, 2018

    Today after over a century after he wrote this quote, Myanmar retains the power to surprise and delight the travellers. Myanmar was known as Burma prior to 1989; the name was changed during the Military rule. In the year 2015, …

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  • Denmark fights hard to keep up with rising tourism

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    A country that was the main target of a Fox Business monologue recently on the evils of socialism has turned out to be a magnet for the visitors.   Read the clarification of Fox Business anchor in terms of the …

  • GoAir announces operation of special flights to Trivandrum

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    Due the closure of Cochin Airport and the current floods in Kolkata GoAir will be operating special flights  to and from Trivandrum Airport commencing 20th August, 2018.     These flights will be carrying all passengers booked to and from …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Family From Hesse Will Christen AIDAnova

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    For the first time in the history of the cruise company AIDA Cruises, a whole family will christen the newest ship AIDAnova. Family Mirza from Hanau in Hesse was selected from hundreds of applicants by a jury. On August 31, …

  • DFDS gets new order, expands fleet

    Published on : Saturday, August 18, 2018

        A new-build ro-ro freight ferry  has been ordered by DFDS from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard.     The new build is designed to carry 6,700 lane metres of freight equivalent to around 450 trailers and will be in …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Mandarin Oriental, Paris to host leading Marrakech Chef

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    Mandarin Oriental, Paris will host a pioneering Chef from its sister hotel in Marrakech for an exclusive Moroccan Gastronomic Week. As head of Mes’Lalla restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Chef Salim Ait Ezzine is renowned for his inspired reinterpretations of …

  • A Mindfulness Retreat at Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    Hosted at Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam, The Present: A Mindfulness Retreat invites an exploration of the mindfulness teachings of the world’s most renowned Zen Master: the first annual retreat of its kind at the Resort. …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • New Tourism Ireland video highlights Ireland’s Christian heritage

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    On the occasion of the World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis will visit Ireland next weekend. Although it’s been 39 years since Pope John Paul II came to Ireland, Pope Francis will find that our landscapes still feature the indelible …

  • Minister Pat Breen lends a hand to boost tourism from the United States

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    The 38th annual Milwaukee Irish Fest – the largest celebration of Irish culture and heritage in the United States – has been taking place in Wisconsin. With a huge audience of around 150,000 visitors, the four-day festival was an ideal opportunity …

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