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  • Flights and hotels increase near Victoria Falls, as tourism surges

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    ZambiaAs there is an influx of tourists to see the scenic beauty of Victoria Falls, located in southern part of Africa’s region between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the number of international flights from Europe and America increases along with the accommodations. …

  • Wildfires sweep Portugal and Northern Spain, kills at least 30

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Hundreds of wildfires have forced residents to flee from towns and villages killing atleast 27 people in Portugal and four in Spain as the wildfire engulfed the Iberian Peninsula.   Dozens have been injured and an unconfirmed number went missing …

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  • Global hoteliers Hyatt suffers data breaching for second time

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Famous global hoteliers Hyatt has witnessed the second time data breaching at its hotels.     Hyatt Hotels revealed last week that it suffered a breach of its payment systems, exposing the customer credit card data from the 41 hotels …

  • Dubai to permit tourists to fly drones soon

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Aviation authorities in Dubai have been working on a unique mechanism wherein tourists would be able to register online and obtain a certificate enabling them to fly their drones around popular landmarks in Dubai.   However the certificate would be …

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Global Travel News

  • Virgin Trains Ticket to Write

    Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

    Virgin Trains played host to a story telling with a difference in Birmingham over the weekend as part of their 20th birthday celebrations.   Forty expectant guests, who were told nothing more than to turn up at Birmingham New Street station were …

  • Former Vancouver tourism chief to address insights conference in Vanua

    Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

    The inaugural Pacific Tourism Insights Conference (PTIC), which takes place in Port Vila, Vanuatu on Wednesday, October 25, is set to address key opportunities and challenges facing the region’s public and private sector tourism organisations. Planned and implemented by the …

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  • ITW Abu Dhabi: Muslim majority travel is an important market in the gl

    Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

    ITW Abu Dhabi takes place from November 25 to 26, 2017, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. It offers insight and solutions and brings together tourism leaders, innovators, investors and stakeholders who all share one common aim of understanding and …

  • IAEE Announces 20 Under 30 Honorees to Be Recognized at Expo! Expo! 20

    Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

    The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) has selected this year’s honorees of its 20 Under 30 recognition program, which affords young professional exhibitions and events organizer members the opportunity to experience Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be …

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    EUROPE

  • EU’s poorest member Bulgaria is sending thank you card to visitors

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    When, Europe is triggered with anti-tourism sentiments, Bulgaria is the only country, where the government is sending the thank you post cards to some of the record number of visitors.     The “Thank you for choosing Bulgaria!” cards, showing …

  • Greece accounted the influx of German and Brit tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    German and the Brits holidaymakers are more in number visiting the different tourism destinations of Greece.       Greece is one of the ancient country of Europe has many tourism destinations which include the historical and the archaeological relics …

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    AMERICA

  • Florida is trying hard to regenerate its economy from tourism

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    After the devastating destruction of the Category 5 tropical hurricane Irma, the tourism organizations and the tour operators are trying hard to bring the tourists worldwide.     Visit Florida, one of the top tourism marketers of Florida says that …

  • US Airlines companies face losses in post hurricane time

    Published on : Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    US Airlines face the losses because the higher costs during the hurricanes and the competitive markets.     According to a survey report by the International Air Transport Association industry group, the demand of air travel has rose worldwide more …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 Setting a New Stage for its 5th Edition

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Al Bateen Executive Airport, the first dedicated business aviation airport in the region, officially launched today the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Air Expo in response to huge demand from key industry professionals to participate. Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 …

  • Qatar Airways Wins ‘Best Airline’ Award At The 2017 UK Bus

    Published on : Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Best Airline’ at the highly-respected 2017 Business Traveller Awards, held on Monday 9 October at London’s Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington.   In addition to being voted ‘Best Airline’ …

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    ASIA

  • Flood and landslides lead to the death and mass evacuation for the fir

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    More than 37 people were killed and about ten thousand people were evacuated by the disaster management team and the armies as severe tropical cyclonic depression caused floods and the landslides in Vietnam. It recorded one of the highest death …

  • China links with Nepal through highway

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    China along with Nepal has opened the highway link of around 40.4km highway between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city center in Tibet to public.   This highway link will link the Chinese highways to the Nepal’s national border, which will …

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  • Flights and hotels increase near Victoria Falls, as tourism surges

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    ZambiaAs there is an influx of tourists to see the scenic beauty of Victoria Falls, located in southern part of Africa’s region between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the number of international flights from Europe and America increases along with the accommodations. …

  • Smoke smell in cockpit triggers emergency landing at Dublin Airport

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    An airplane had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after it was reported that the cockpit of the airplane was filled with smoke.   The flight of Flybe had been arriving from Cardiff.   Luckily the aircraft was …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • South Korea to join cruise association to draw tourists from Southeast

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    The government of South Korea has declared on Tuesday that it is ready to join hands with a cruise association this week with an aim to draw more tourists from the countries of Southeast Asia.   The Ministry of Oceans …

  • Oceania Cruises introduces 2019 Europe and The Americas itineraries

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination- focused cruise line, introduces the Europe & Americas 2019 Collection of itineraries which open for sale on October 18th.     This expansive and diverse set of voyages features more than 85 …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Flights and hotels increase near Victoria Falls, as tourism surges

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    ZambiaAs there is an influx of tourists to see the scenic beauty of Victoria Falls, located in southern part of Africa’s region between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the number of international flights from Europe and America increases along with the accommodations. …

  • Global hoteliers Hyatt suffers data breaching for second time

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Famous global hoteliers Hyatt has witnessed the second time data breaching at its hotels.     Hyatt Hotels revealed last week that it suffered a breach of its payment systems, exposing the customer credit card data from the 41 hotels …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Ambardi Lion Safari Park in India will open for tourists after legal f

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Ambardi Lion Safari Park located in Ahmedabad in the west Indian state of Gujarat will finally inaugurate today.     The new interpretation zone will allure the national and international tourists heading to Diu who want to catch a glimpse …

  • Ibiza to bring stricter rules for ‘uncivic’ British touris

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    To cap the drunken tourism and “uncivic behaviour”, San Antonio, which is famous for its bars and nightclubs is facing a clamp down.     According to the council leaders, the local residents are finding it “unacceptable”. Almost every night …

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Travel And Tour World is glad to present an interaction with Marta Mills, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, TransCaucasian Trail Association (TCTA). She highlights the growth strategies of TCTA and about introducing the magic of trekking in the Caucasus ranges.

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