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  • Severe tropical cyclone Trevor lashes Australia; declares emergency in Northern Territory

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    Australia faces a twin severe tropical cyclone strike this weekend starting with Trevor in the Northern Territory. The Bureau of Meteorology said that the Cyclone Trevor was “starting to make landfall” between Port McArthur and the Northern Territory-Queensland border on …

  • Europe’s first underwater restaurant unveiled in Norway

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    Under, which also means “wonder” in Norwegian, is located on the country’s southern tip, and is submerged in the North Sea.   Submerged in the North Sea is the new underwater restaurant, Under, which also means ‘wonder’ in Norwegian was …

  • New alcohol crackdown, tourists to be fined in Mallorca

    Published on : Friday, March 22, 2019

    As a part of the new crackdown on alcohol consumption tourists and bars in Mallorca could be fined up to  €3,000. As per the new rules , bars will be banned from incitement drink which intends happy hour deals, two-for-one …

  • London Waterloo trains cancelled, rush-hour travel disruption

    Published on : Friday, March 22, 2019

    Due to overrunning engineering works , London Waterloo, Britain’s busiest rail station was closed for the start of the morning rush hour. This happened for the second time in four months.     Almost 250,000 commuters arrive at the station …

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Global Travel News

  • Vietnam, India enhance tourism promotion

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    A seminar was organised by the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20 to introduce exciting Indian cultural, tourism and food experiences, as well as its beautiful natural landscapes to the local public, while enhancing …

  • Vietnam’s tourism potential highlighted in Ukraine

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    Speaking at the opening ceremony on March 14, Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan briefed participants about Vietnam’s country, people, multi-racial culture and tourism potential.   He said Vietnam is attractive to foreign visitors worldwide and those from Ukraine …

  • Vietnamese cuisine promoted in Czech Republic

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    The event was part of a series of international cultural and cuisine festivals held every month to introduce cultures of foreign countries in the Czech Republic and attract more tourists to Prague.   The festival included more than 30 booths, …

  • Celebrate Spring With a Boozy Afternoon Tea at TY Bar at Four Seasons Hotel New York

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    New York City’s most stylish bar, Ty Bar, will now serve Afternoon Tea at Four Seasons Hotel New York. Guests can enjoy a boozy twist to this classic tradition with tea-inspired cocktails, Louis Roederer Brut Champagne and caviar. Boozy Spring Tea for Two will …

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  • Nebraska floods creating new records, travel disrupted

    Published on : Monday, March 18, 2019

    Nebraska floods have turned towns into islands, highways into fast-flowing streams. Nebraska floods have created new records and more rivers will break cresting records in the next two days as per The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). A crest is …

  • American Airlines Announces Direct Flights from Chicago to Athens

    Published on : Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    In 2018, another banner year for the Greek tourism industry, visitor numbers from the US increased by approximately 25% over 2017. This number is projected to rise even further in 2019, spurring US carriers to add direct flights to Athens …

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    ASIA

  • Tourism Malaysia “Ekspresi Media – Kenyir 2019” Programme To Uncover Hid

    Published on : Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    A total of 22 media representatives from various newspapers, magazines and social media platforms, are taking part in the Ekspresi Media – Kenyir 2019 programme from 18 to 21 March. This initiative by Tourism Malaysia is to engage with local …

  • Flash floods and mudslides in eastern Indonesia, 58 dead so far

    Published on : Monday, March 18, 2019

    Torrential downpours followed by flash floods and mudslides in mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province killed 58 and left thousands homeless. The dead included 3 children. Roads and bridges in several areas of Papua province’s Jayapura district were destroyed, hampering …

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  • Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 17,2% in February 2019

    Published on : Friday, March 22, 2019

    Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for February and 2M 2019[1].   2M 2019 Operating Highlights   In 2M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 8.2 million passengers, up 15.8% …

  • OMV innovation project produces synthetic crude from Austrian Airlines plastic cups

    Published on : Friday, March 22, 2019

    The OMV ReOil® pilot plant has been processing drinking cups used by Austrian Airlines passengers since January 2019. Under this initiative the disposable cups are used to produce synthetic crude.   Since the end of 2018, Austrian Airlines flight attendants have …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Vietnam, India enhance tourism promotion

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    A seminar was organised by the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20 to introduce exciting Indian cultural, tourism and food experiences, as well as its beautiful natural landscapes to the local public, while enhancing …

  • Vietnam’s tourism potential highlighted in Ukraine

    Published on : Saturday, March 23, 2019

    Speaking at the opening ceremony on March 14, Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan briefed participants about Vietnam’s country, people, multi-racial culture and tourism potential.   He said Vietnam is attractive to foreign visitors worldwide and those from Ukraine …

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