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  • Airline companies opt for personalized services to passengers

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    World renowned airlines is now targeting to give services to the passengers in personalized way with new mobile app and devices.     The people movement, aircraft maintenance, and passenger’s safety all will be associated with mobile devices and apps. …

  • 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Sea of Japan, 4 injured

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The coast near Pohang in South Korea in the Sea of Japan was hit by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake.   Till now four people have been injured the disaster officials confirmed as the earthquake shook buildings and caused books to …

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  • H.E. Paul Kagame was honored at the World Tourism Awards 2017

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    On 6 November at the Excel Centre, this year, H.E. Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda, was represented with the 2017 World Tourism Award in regards to visionary leadership on the first day of World Travel Market London. Charity Challenge …

  • Tourism – An unexplored ‘gold mine’!

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The economic diversification agenda of Zambia defined in the Seventh National Development Plan places immense importance not only on agriculture and industrialization, but also on tourism.   Tourism remains greatly unexploited regardless of the sector’s possibility to transform the economy …

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  • Edmund Bartlett launches 2017 Tourism Service Excellence Awards

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    To identify individuals as well as organizations that constantly make important contributions to the thriving tourism sector of Jamaica, Edmund Bartlett, Hon. Minister of Tourism officially introduced the Tourism Service Excellence Awards or the TSEA on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, …

  • Tourism Ireland leads sales blitz to the United States

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Tourism Ireland, together with a delegation of 18 tourism enterprises, is undertaking a three-city trade and media blitz to the United States this week.   The ‘Jump into Ireland’ (JITI) sales blitz will see 12 companies from the island of …

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  • Tourist arrivals to Europe grew by 8 per cent during 2017

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    According to a report of the European Travel Commission, during the first eight months of the year international tourist arrivals to Europe grew by eight per cent over the same period in 2016.   Healthy growth is good news for …

  • International tourist arrival in Europe grew 8% in the first eight months

    Published on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    The European Travel Commission Reports reveals a strong growth in international tourism during the summer season reflecting a strong resilience of the sector that encouraged the economic condition in Europe’s major source markets.     The international tourist arrivals to …

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    AMERICA

  • Tourism Tax in Wyoming to raise $17 million annually

    Published on : Monday, November 13, 2017

    The cash-strapped state of Wyoming  is considering new tax to promote tourism after a legislative panel brainstormed on ways to raise the revenue.   A bill had been drafted by the Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee that would impose a 1 …

  • Nebraska Tourism Commission taking the new strategy to promote tourism

    Published on : Monday, November 13, 2017

    Nebraska Tourism Commission is a governing body regulating and maintaining tourism governance of Nebraska, a mid western state in United States of America wants to get attention of the tourists.     There are 12 marketing and advertising agencies competed …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Etihad Airways Showcases Innovation To Royalty At Dubai Airshow

    Published on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Etihad Airways today welcomed a Royal delegation to its aircraft display on the opening day of the Dubai Airshow 2017.   The UAE’s national airline is displaying three aircraft at this year’s edition of the bi-annual event – an Airbus …

  • Etihad Aviation Group Celebrates UAE Flag Day 2017 With Ceremony at IT

    Published on : Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Aviation Group today led celebrations for UAE Flag Day 2017 with a special ceremony at its headquarters in the UAE’s capital.   Hundreds of members of staff gathered for the 11am ceremony during which four …

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  • WestJet Christmas Miracle 12 Flights of Christmas takes off November 1

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Tomorrow, November 18, WestJet kicks off its annual Christmas Miracle with 12 Flights of Christmas. Over the next 12 days, WestJetters and special guests will be spreading holiday joy to travellers in different markets across Canada. For the first time …

  • ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme, a five member audit team carried out the audit of India in areas of Personal Licensing, Airworthiness, Operations, Legislation and Organization from 6th to 16th November.   The …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • European Waterways’ Finesse Hotel Barge Offers 10% Off Special

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Called “Les Trois Glorieuses” – or three glorious days – the Beaune Wine Auction is the oldest of its kind in the world and one of the most anticipated events in Burgundy, France. Held this year on November 17 – …

  • Bestselling author Wladimir Kaminer reads aboard AIDAdiva

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    On AIDAdiva’s current cruise from/to La Romana from November 11–25, 2017, guests have the chance to experience not only the unique diversity of the Caribbean islands, but also the literary works of bestselling author Wladimir Kaminer. The Moscow-born writer who …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Cambria Hotels Brand Honored At The American Group Travel Awards

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Travelers voted to select Cambria Hotels the “Best New Emerging Brand” at the 4th Annual American Group Travel Awards (AGTA) by HotelPlanner.com. The AGTA showcases organizations offering the highest quality of group travel experiences and outstanding service across the hospitality …

  • Beloit ready to welcome new extended stay Hilton hotel

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Beloit is all set to welcome a brand new extended stay hotel that is scheduled to open next summer in Beloit.   Home2 Suites by Hilton would be featuring 102 hotel rooms along with a boardroom and a giant conference …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Jamaican tourism minister speaks about increased tourism earnings

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett said that the country witnessed gross foreign exchange earnings of US$2.34 billion for the first 10 months of the year, representing a 10.8 per cent increase over the corresponding period in 2016.   …

  • Tourism Authority of Thailand launches “Amazing Thailand Tourism Yea

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) started an ambitious campaign from Wednesday to promote Thailand as one of the quality tourist destinations in the world.   The opening ceremony of the “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018″ featured six parades on …

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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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