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  • Malaysia Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Alice Springs

    Published on : Friday, January 19, 2018

    A flight of Malaysia Airlines that was heading to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney was forced to opt for an emergency landing at Alice Springs on Thursday.   Flight MH122 was carrying 224 passengers.   It had to be diverted to …

  • The eTravel World features tomorrow’s technology trends

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    At the eTravel World at ITB Berlin visitors to the eTravel Stage and eTravel Lab can again find out about the innovations of the future and their potential impact on the travel industry. With its wealth of knowledge about tomorrow’s …

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  • Denver International Airport Continues Record-Setting Passenger Traffi

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Passenger traffic at Denver International Airport (DEN) continues to set records, with the busiest November in the airport’s history.     The airport served 4,913,238 passengers in November 2017, an increase of 4.6 percent compared to the 4,695,897 passengers in …

  • SFO Wins Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been named a winner of the 2017 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) ) for its industry-leading efforts to make air travel greener.  SFO was recognized the category of Sustainable Practices, Communities …

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  • Manchester Airport Retains Its Crown As Best UK Airport For A Fourth Y

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Manchester Airport is flying high after being named the UK’s best airport, for a fourth year running, at the Globe Awards hosted by Travel Weekly.   The UK’s third largest airport fought off competition from the likes of Heathrow, Liverpool …

  • Etihad Airways Sponsors Pakistan Special Olympics Gala Dinner For The

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Etihad Airways has sponsored the annual Special Olympics gala dinner in Karachi, Pakistan for the seventh consecutive year. The prestigious event was to raise funds for the Special Olympics Pakistan team which will compete in the Regional Games in Abu …

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  • Ireland’s west coast hit by Storm Eleanor, battered by heavy rains and floods

    Published on : Thursday, January 4, 2018

    Storm Eleanor brings heavy rain with winds of up to 155 kilometres per hour devastating hundreds of thousands of home and businesses from Ireland’s west coast to France leaving most of the area without power. There was heavy flooding in …

  • New Year Celebration in UK can be disrupted by Storm Dylan

    Published on : Saturday, December 30, 2017

    The New Year celebration across United Kingdom can be heavily disrupted as United Kingdom braces Storm Dylan with wet and windy weather.     The weather forecasters have warned people living in Northern Ireland and southern Scotland to expect gales …

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    AMERICA

  • Travel advisory for U.S citizen for visiting Sonora

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Due to crime problems in Sonora a new U.S. State Department Travel Advisory for Mexico recommends that citizens “reconsider travel” to Sonora, however it noted that areas near the U.S. border are safer than other areas of the state and …

  • Cuba expects to welcome 5 mln tourists this year

    Published on : Monday, January 15, 2018

    Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said that 2018 will be the year of the five million tourists and it will be a year of major investments in tourism too.     Cuba is pinning hopes on setting a new record in …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Shop Qatar – the country’s biggest shopping festival attracts dome

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Shop Qatar, Qatar’s biggest shopping festival, has been attracting more domestic, regional and international visitors due to the new visa facilitation measures undertaken.   “It is looking great, we are seeing more people here, from Kuwait and Oman, and other …

  • Etihad Aviation Group Appoints New Group Chief Financial Officer

    Published on : Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) today confirmed the appointment of Mark Powers as its new Group Chief Financial Officer. Mr Powers will join EAG in January 2018.   In his new role, Mr Powers will be responsible …

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  • Princess Cruises and Fathom Travels launching Caribbean business to bo

    Published on : Friday, January 19, 2018

    In an effort to provide support to local communities affected by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, and after the sell-out of the inaugural group on the January 20, 2018 Crown Princess sailing, Princess Cruises and Fathom Travel are adding …

  • Princess Cruises increases high-class tours to Vietnam

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Princess Cruises, a five-star premium cruise line, has announced that it will increase the number of cruise tours to Viet Nam in 2018.       Princess Cruises conducted 22 trips to Viet Nam in 2017, bringing over 58,000 tourists …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Announces Name Change To Country

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced it has changed its name to Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson. This strategic name change will allow the brand and the individual hotels to leverage …

  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Opens in Midtown Manhattan

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton, announced today the opening of a newly-built hotel in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan. The hotel venture marks a significant milestone as the only full-service Hilton in …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Tourism cooperation deal between Zambia and Spain

    Published on : Friday, January 19, 2018

    A Tourism Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Zambia and Spain  aimed at boosting cooperation in the tourism sector.   According to a statement released by the Zambia embassy in Spain, on the sidelines of the ongoing International Trade Fair …

  • Indonesia lures more Thai tourists with Chiang Mai umbrella festival

    Published on : Friday, January 19, 2018

     Indonesia is ready to create its own pavilion at the reputable Umbrella Festival in Chiang Mai with the hope of raising the volume of Thai travellers heading south.   Arief Yahya who is the Tourism Minister of Indonesia said on …

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Founded in June 2015, Treebo Hotels is India’s 3rd largest hotel chain and operates in the budget segment of the hospitality industry. Treebo Hotels offers quality accommodation in the unorganized and fragmented budget segment which is $20 billion in market size. Punit Garg, designated as the Head of Business Development and Stay Experience of Treebo Hotels…

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