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  • Golfing Star Justin Rose Tees off on a British Airways 747 after the E

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Following his pivotal role in the European Team’s win at Gleneagles this weekend, the former US Open champion Justin Rose continued to soar high by demonstrating his shot making skill from the wing of a British Airways Boeing 747. Celebrating …

  • Departures from the Norm – The World’s Most Spectacular Train

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Rail travel typically only starts to become an experience during the journey itself. Sometimes, though, the adventure begins before even leaving the platform. Increasing numbers of cities are adorning themselves with eye-catching station buildings that, with their unconventional roof structures, …

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  • Community Development takes centre stage at World Tourism Day 2014

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    The tourism sector’s contribution to communities’ empowerment as one of the pillars of sustainable development was at the heart of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations. The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, opened the official celebrations of World Tourism …

  • The 10 pillars of Chiva-som Cuisine

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    At Chiva-Som we believe that natural whole foods are rich in healing nutrients which work together synergistically to offer valuable benefits to health and that, more often than not, we can employ these foods as natural medicine to provide valuable …

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    EUROPE

  • Out Now Business Class offers annual memberships to Tourism Businesses prior to

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    WTM is at the forefront of the LGBT tourism industry – providing complimentary annual memberships in the world’s largest LGBT travel trade association: Out Now Business Class. As a result of the ongoing and strengthening strategic partnership between WTM and …

  • Scotland’s Winter Festivals programme announced

    Published on : Monday, September 29, 2014

    The Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop of Scotland has announced recently an award of £315,000 to be granted to events across Scotland as part of the 2014/15 Scotland’s Winter Festivals programme. Scotland’s Winter Festivals events run …

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    AMERICA

  • Nice assures assistance to Antigua & Barbuda in the growth of its

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    The Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy, The Honourable Asot Michael before leaving Monaco and Nice back to London, held a series of other meetings including a visit with the Honourable Rudy Salles, Member of Parliament of the …

  • Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Regional Visitors Center

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Hundreds of people joined community leaders Tuesday afternoon for the official ribbon cutting of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Regional Visitors Center. The new Visitors Center is a few blocks north of the old location on South Main Street, …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • UTair Transports Hajj Pilgrims

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    UTair Aviation has begun a regime of charter flights for Hajj pilgrims from Ingushetia and Tatarstan visiting traditional holy sites in Saudi Arabia.   International charter flights are planned to be performed on routes between the cities of Magas and …

  • Manama to attract more tourism says Governor of Muharraq Governorate

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    The Governor of Muharraq Governorate, Salman Isa Bin Hindi – on behalf of himself and the Governorate’s inhabitants – has expressed utmost signs of gratitude and appreciation to HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. HRH the Prime …

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    ASIA

  • PATA mPOWERs Queensland Tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    An exclusive new partnership between the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) will provide Queensland tourism businesses with access to the latest Asia-Pacific visitor research. The partnership will empower tourism businesses with access to a …

  • Taiwan set to develop its indigenous community to promote valuable tou

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Government agencies in charge of indigenous affairs and tourism have teamed up to promote an in-depth tourism initiative that aims to boost the economy and culture of indigenous villages, Premier Jiang Yi-huah said today. After being briefed by the Council …

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  • Golfing Star Justin Rose Tees off on a British Airways 747 after the E

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Following his pivotal role in the European Team’s win at Gleneagles this weekend, the former US Open champion Justin Rose continued to soar high by demonstrating his shot making skill from the wing of a British Airways Boeing 747. Celebrating …

  • Young Fashion Designers Vie for the Frankfurt ‘STYLE AWARD’

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    A global gateway for aviation, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) has also become a creative hub.  On September 26, the international fashion world turned its sights on Frankfurt Airport where the world’s best up-and-coming designers gathered to receive the 2014 Frankfurt STYLE …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes joins Saga cruise in search of the Northe

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Norway is Saga passengers’ favourite cruising destination and Sir Ran, as he is usually known, will make the sailing even more fascinating as a guest speaker on the 400-passenger ship. Sir Ran is looking forward to talking about his ’40 …

  • Technology at your finger tips with Princess@Sea Messenger!

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Regal Princess guests will have the opportunity to connect with their fellow cruisers with the debut of Princess@Sea Messenger, a free mobile messenger feature offering guests an easy way to share updates and make plans during their cruise vacation. The …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • The 10 pillars of Chiva-som Cuisine

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    At Chiva-Som we believe that natural whole foods are rich in healing nutrients which work together synergistically to offer valuable benefits to health and that, more often than not, we can employ these foods as natural medicine to provide valuable …

  • Accor expands in Africa with 11 latest deals

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Accor, leading player in Africa, carries on its development on the continent. The Group, already present in 17 countries, with 93 hotels and almost 16 000 rooms, is opening new frontiers in Ethiopia, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo. …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • PATA mPOWERs Queensland Tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    An exclusive new partnership between the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) will provide Queensland tourism businesses with access to the latest Asia-Pacific visitor research. The partnership will empower tourism businesses with access to a …

  • Industry leading Advisory Board looks to the Meetings Shows future

    Published on : Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    The Meetings Show’s Advisory Board met recently at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre to review the 2014 show, provide feedback and offer insight for 2015. New members of the board for 2015 include Caroline MacKenzie, Commercial Director, Contendam; Kate …

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Travel And Tour World shares an exclusive interview with Tim Jacox, executive vice president of sales and marketing, Un-Cruise Adventures. Mr. Jacox highlights some of the impressive, upcoming cruise trends and itineraries.

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Tourism Secretary of India

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CEO of Cape Town Tourism

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Founder & President of the Luxury Living Savannah

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Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Via Rail Canada

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MD, Abacus India

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Head of Conference Sales of The Convention Centre Dublin

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CEO of Munich Airport

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Reed Travel Exhibitions

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Chief Country Representative, Bombardier Transportation India

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Deputy Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

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Director of Market Development Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy

Graeme Barnett
Senior Exhibition Director EIBTM, Reed Travel Exhibitions

Izabela Helbin
Director of the Krakow Festival Office

Tim Jacox
executive vice president of sales and marketing, Un-Cruise Adventures

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