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  • Brussels Airlines Introduces New Economy Light Fare On North American

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    As from today Brussels Airlines offers its guests a so-called Economy Light fare option on North American routes. The new offer is the cheapest choice for price-conscious passengers who are travelling with hand luggage only and do not require ticket …

  • Alexis von Hoensbroech Appointed New CEO Of Austrian Airlines

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines AG unanimously appointed Alexis von Hoensbroech (47) as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines. Von Hoensbroech was proposed by Lufthansa for this position in April of this year. He will …

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    EUROPE

  • Belfast all prepared to hold Hosts Global Forum

    Published on : Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Belfast is all prepared to host a major international business tourism forum from 21-24 this month.   Held last year in New Orleans, the Hosts Global Forum will bring over 100 of the world’s leading destination management companies and 100 …

  • In 50 days the European Championships in Athletics will start in Berlin

    Published on : Monday, June 18, 2018

    This summer Berlin will once again become a pilgrimage site for sports enthusiasts from all over Europe. More than 1,600 athletes from 50 countries will compete in a total of 48 disciplines over six days of competition. Most of the …

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    AMERICA

  • American airlines’ regional partner cancelled 2500 flights due t

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    American Airlines has cancelled about 2,500 flights since Thursday after seeing a computer glitch disrupted crew scheduling at one of its regional carriers.     The computer problem occurred at Dayton, Ohio-based PSA Airlines, an American Airlines subsidiary that operates …

  • The US expects lesser number of tourists and students this summer

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Graduation season is wrapping up fast and summer vacation is just starting off. This is a time enjoyed by Americans and visitors alike. Foreign tourists flock to America’s beaches, parks and cities, and students from all over the world come …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Etihad Airways Paris Flights To Go All-Airbus A380

    Published on : Friday, June 8, 2018

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Effective 1 October, 2018, Etihad Airways will operate the Airbus A380 on its second daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Paris Charles de Gaulle. This will transform the airline’s operation between the UAE and French …

  • Emirates pass returns for the second time to perk up UAE tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 1, 2018

    Emirates is providing its customers more reasons to visit Dubai and the UAE by offering the return of its signature pass this summer.   My Emirates Pass turns the Emirates boarding pass into an elite membership card, offering travelers selected …

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    ASIA

  • Philippines Tourism expects the arrival of 329,000 international cruis

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Philippines expects the arrival of more than 329,000 international visitors this year in spite of having six-month closure of Boracay Island.     The Department of Tourism Spokesman and Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning Benito C. Bengzon Jr. said that …

  • Indian Railway to preserve five narrow gauge railway lines in Gujarat

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The Indian Railway Ministry has decided to preserve five narrow gauge lines in Gujarat to promote tourism.     The five railway lines, which are collectively 204-kms long, were originally owned by the princely state’s Gaekwad Baroda State Railway (GBSR), …

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    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Brussels Airlines Introduces New Economy Light Fare On North American

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    As from today Brussels Airlines offers its guests a so-called Economy Light fare option on North American routes. The new offer is the cheapest choice for price-conscious passengers who are travelling with hand luggage only and do not require ticket …

  • Alexis von Hoensbroech Appointed New CEO Of Austrian Airlines

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines AG unanimously appointed Alexis von Hoensbroech (47) as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines. Von Hoensbroech was proposed by Lufthansa for this position in April of this year. He will …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Philippines Tourism expects the arrival of 329,000 international cruis

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Philippines expects the arrival of more than 329,000 international visitors this year in spite of having six-month closure of Boracay Island.     The Department of Tourism Spokesman and Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning Benito C. Bengzon Jr. said that …

  • Carnival Corporation & plc signs sustainable tourism contract

    Published on : Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Carnival Corporation & plc (CCL) has recently signed a contract of cooperation with The Bellona Foundation regarding sustainable cruise industry practices.   The largest cruise company of the world, CCL manages nine global cruise line brands. Among them are Carnival …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Embassy Suites unveils new plan to open $85 million hotel

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The Embassy Suites has announced its plans to open a new $85 million hotel on Gulf Shores.   The plans call for a luxury hotel on the site, which is a 1.93 acre plot at West Beach Boulevard and West …

  • International hotel construction pipeline witnesses minor boost

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The international construction pipeline presently stands at 12,714 hotel projects with 2,139,002 guestrooms, rising by seven percent by hotel projects year-over-year, as per the data from Lodging Econometrics.   There exist 5,952 hotel projects with 1,115,288 guestrooms under construction up …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Helsinki Continues To Rank Among The World’s Top 20 Most Popular Con

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The Union of International Associations (UIA) published its annual congress city statistics last Friday. Helsinki will be hosting the leading digital healthcare congresses in Europe in 2019.   The latest statistics published by the Union of International Associations (UIA) on …

  • EU and the EBRD to invest 100 million euros to develop tourism infrast

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have announced that a 100 million euros (around 106 million U.S. dollars) investment programme will be launched in Albania for tourism destinations.     EBRD Vice President Alain Pilloux …

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