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  • Australia’s Best Event Vivid Sydney Claims National Award

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    Vivid Sydney – the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere – was named Australia’s Best Tourism Event, and also the country’s Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event at the awards ceremony overnight.     Minister …

  • Radisson RED Opens a New Hotel in the Miraflores District of Lima, Per

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    Radisson RED, an upscale, select service hotel brand that presents a playful twist on the conventional, today announced the opening of Radisson RED Miraflores located at Calle Bolívar 210, 230, 236. The newly constructed hotel features the latest amenities and modern designs. The …

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  • Emirates Kicks off Rugby World Cup 2019™ with Referee Nigel Owens

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    Emirates, Official Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019 (RWC 2019), has teamed up with famous Welsh Rugby referee, Nigel Owens, to create a campaign to inform travellers what’s fair play and what’s foul play when flying – so we …

  • Radisson Hotel Group Turns Europe Red With Three New Franchises Run By

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is pleased to announce the signing of three brand-new hotels, all arriving under its Radisson RED brand as part of a strategic franchised partnership with developer and operator Value One Hotel Operations. …

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    EUROPE

  • Princess Cruises floats 143,700-ton Enchanted Princess in Italy

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Princess Cruises celebrated a significant construction milestone today with the recent float out of Enchanted Princess at its building dock at Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. A ceremony marked the occasion as the ship has now officially met the ocean …

  • Portugal grabs “Accessible Tourist Destination” award

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Portugal has become the first country in the world to be granted the title, identifying its efforts to endorse tourism accessibility. Making Portugal an accessible country for all has been the main concern taken on by the government of the country. …

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    AMERICA

  • First city in central Kentucky to get the tag of Urban Trail Town

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

      The Elizabethtown, the county seat of Hardin County in Kentucky of United States, is all set to get the tag of urban trail town and this will be the first state of Kentucky to get this recognition.   The …

  • Cuba hosts regional event on culture & tourism

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    With the participation of entities expert in tourist activity in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the II Edition of the Congress of the Association for Culture and Tourism in Latin America (ACTUAL) will be organized here on Wednesday.   As …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Oman is all set to welcome Chinese tourists

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    On Wednesday, Omani Ministry of Tourism arranged a workshop which was targeted at introducing the Omani tourism to the market of China to draw more Chinese tourists.   The workshop, titled “Omani Tourism Readiness to Receive Chinese Tourists,” was organized …

  • Qatar Airways and China Southern Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce codeshare cooperation with China Southern Airlines starting from January 2020*. This codeshare agreement is the first step in the strengthening of cooperation between both airlines, since Qatar Airways acquired 5 per cent of China …

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    ASIA

  • Kazakhstan welcomes over 1,200 delegates to PATA Travel Mart 2019

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    PATA Travel Mart 2019 (PTM 2019), generously hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Tourism National Company, has attracted over 1,200 delegates from 63 global destinations. The delegate numbers embraced 347 …

  • FITUR 2020 will focus more on sustainability, technology and specialis

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    From 22 to 26 January 2020, international focus will again be on Madrid thanks to FITUR, the global meeting point for tourism professionals, organised by IFEMA, which will hold one of its most updated and dynamic editions, coinciding with its …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Moment places Flymingo Next aboard aircraft for connected and smart ca

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    Moment, the French technology company specialized in entertainment and passenger solutions for the aviation industry, has launched Flymingo Next, an IFEC hardware platform helping to transform aircraft cabins, relying on the introduction of IoT technology for unparalleled passenger comfort and …

  • Lufthansa representing at 25th World Route Development Forum

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

     In the anniversary year of World Routes, Lufthansa Consulting will once again be represented at the conference from 21 to 24 September 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. The aviation specialists welcome visitors to exhibition stand PS11.     The company’s Air …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Celebrate Top Travel Professionals With Mek

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    CruiseOne/Dream Vacations recently recognized its top-producing travel agency franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence” with the Charms of the Mekong River Cruise aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaDara from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Siem Reap …

  • ‘The drinks are on us!’ Enjoy a free all-inclusive upgrade on 75 t

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Holidaymakers looking to set sail to the beautiful Baltic, the spectacular Norwegian fjords or the warmer climates of Europe with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines next year can enjoy a FREE all-inclusive upgrade on 75 regional UK departures when booked by …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Marriott International offers members exclusive access to the glitz an

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Marriott International’s recently unveiled travel programme, Marriott Bonvoy, will be presenting all things couture through a unique, thoughtfully curated, member-only experience at an event created by Red Carpet Creative in collaboration with Runway Prestige New York. To be held at Cape …

  • Preferred Hotels & Resorts set to launch The Londoner in spring 2

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Preferred Hotels & Resorts is pleased to welcome The Londoner as the newest experience within the brand’s esteemed Legend Collection. With The Londoner set to launch in spring 2020 as the UK’s most anticipated opening of the year, this new …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Expo 2020 Dubai as final section of iconic Al Wasl dome is lifted into

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    Months of planning have successfully led to the final piece of Al Wasl dome being lifted into place after an intricate and complex construction operation. The dome’s huge steel crown was positioned at the top of the jewel of the …

  • Chinese woman pleads guilty to running “birth tourism” business in

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

    A Chinese woman pleaded guilty to running a “birth tourism” racket, which involved helping hundreds of pregnant clients enter the United States only to give birth so their children would receive U.S. citizenship.   Dongyuan Li pleaded guilty to two …

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