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  • Travel Advisory for Southern California

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Caltrans District 7 is advising motorists to plan ahead and to be extra cautious as rocks, debris and mud might will spill onto state highways if it rains on Wednesday and Thursday in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. This is …

  • New York top Thanksgiving destination – ARC

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    New York, Orlando and Las Vegas are top three Thanksgiving destinations as per Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC).     ARC research is based n the ticket sales data from over 500,000 roundtrip itineraries for travel within the U.S. booked by …

  • San Antonio International continues its winning streak

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    899,600 ticket holders travelled through Alamo City terminals in Oct. 2018, nearly 12 per cent more from Oct. 2017. It marks record passenger counts at San Antonio International (SAT) for 28 consecutive months.     The North Side airport also …

  • Travel chaos for Waterloo commuters, Network Rail apologises

    Published on : Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    Hundreds of thousands of commuters faced travel chaos due to a single buckled rail leading to millions of pounds in financial damage to the wider economy.     After the morning rush hour to and from the London Waterloo was …

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Global Travel News

  • Tusk Awards recognise Malawi’s trailblazers in conservation, again!

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Internationally renowned conservation organisation – Tusk – has acknowledged the pioneering work of Malawi’s Conservationists for a second year running. Last year’s winner Brighton Kumchedwa was followed in this year’s finalist, Force Ngiwa.   Malawi has long had the most …

  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines sees bumper sales success

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful Monday in the company’s history on 19th November 2018, with sales for the day totalling nearly £1.6 million.   This sales success follows the early launch of two new itineraries for 2020/21, …

  • Tourism Ireland welcomes new Ryanair flight from East Midlands to Shannon

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Tourism Ireland warmly welcomes today’s announcement by Ryanair of a new flight from East Midlands to Shannon, due to launch in April 2019. The new service will operate twice weekly until the end of October, helping to boost tourism to …

  • COTRI publishes Chinese outbound tourist arrival data for Q3 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    COTRI has released its latest Chinese outbound tourism data for Q3 2018, revealing strong year-on-year growth compared with Q3 2017, albeit at a slower rate than seen in the first two quarters of 2018.   The third quarter of the …

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    AMERICA

  • Mexico remains the top destination to visit in 2019

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Recent press coverage, tourism data and international studies say that the tourism marketing efforts of Mexico City is propelling consumer interest as a top destination to visit, generate positive stories boosting Mexico City as a World Capital, increase tourism arrivals …

  • Travel Advisory for Southern California

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Caltrans District 7 is advising motorists to plan ahead and to be extra cautious as rocks, debris and mud might will spill onto state highways if it rains on Wednesday and Thursday in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. This is …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Storms will bring rain, snow to the Middle East into Friday

    Published on : Thursday, November 15, 2018

    A series of storms will bring rain and snow to parts of the Middle East through Friday.   Storm across Turkey with bring rain and snow, while another will drive heavy rain and thunderstorms from Saudi Arabia into Kuwait, Iraq …

  • The UAE issues decision on tax refunds for tourists’ scheme

    Published on : Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    The UAE has issued a decision on its tax refunds for tourists’ scheme, announcing the implementation dates for phases one and two, the procedures for the verification of tourists’ eligibility, the fees charged for refunds and their application, the maximum …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Region’s growing middle class driving demand for air travel

    Published on : Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    Latin American air travel is expected to double in the next two decades thanks to anticipated growth of the region’s middle class from 350 million people to 520 million by 2037, and evolving airline business models making travel more accessible. …

  • Fleet in Russia & CIS to double by 2037

    Published on : Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    According to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast, unveiled at the Wings of theFuture conference in Moscow, Russia & CIS’s airlines will need some 1220 new aircraft* valued atUS$175 billion in the upcoming 20 years (2018-2037). This means that the passenger fleet …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • The Caribbean & Latin America experiences major hit in cruise revenues

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Cruise tourism directly churned out a record US$3.36 billion in the Caribbean and Latin America in the 2017-2018 cruise season, over 6% rise from 2015 – as per the latest statistics from the Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA).   The Economic Contribution …

  • 30% Off Black Friday Special on European Barge Cruises

    Published on : Thursday, November 15, 2018

    European Waterways announced a limited time Black Friday special of 30% off on select 6-night all-inclusive hotel barge cruises in Europe for spring 2019. The promotion represents savings of up $17,850 and charters as low as $24,150 during one of …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • TUI Group hotels to expand internationally

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    TUI Group will expand its international concept hotel portfolio with the addition of 12 new TUI Sensimar hotels and three new TUI Family Life hotels in 2019. TUI will set foot in the Greek island of Santorini with the TUI …

  • Staybridge Suites, the first of its kind in The Netherlands

    Published on : Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened its first Staybridge Suites® in The Netherlands, Staybridge Suites® The Hague – Parliament.  Located in the heart of The Hague, the hotel is situated opposite the world’s oldest parliament building still …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • First-ever Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland to boost New Zealand tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    The first-ever Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland will be held this weekend on Saturday 24 November. The world’s best Supercross and Freestyle Motocross riders will descend upon Mt Smart Stadium for the event.   Created by the founders of the …

  • 7th International Tourism Mart to kick off tomorrow in Agartala

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    The 7th edition of the International Tourism Mart, an annual event organised in the North Eastern region, will commence tomorrow in Agartala, Tripura. The event is held with the objective of highlighting the tourism potential of the region in the …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

Travel And Tour World presents an insightful interaction with Barak Hirschowitz, President, International Luxury Hotel Association (ILHA) who shares his thoughts on futuristic hotel concepts. Mr. Hirschowitz is a world leader in hospitality, leading an international network. ILHA is a non-profit organisation that strives to promote growth in hospitality sector.

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President and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association

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The Executive Director of The Muthoot Group

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