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  • Technical issue prompts 100 American Airlines flight cancellations

    Published on : Friday, June 15, 2018

    A technical issue compelled cancellation of over 100 flights of American Airlines to and from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport on Thursday night.   As per American Airlines, the regional carrier PSA Airlines had witnessed a technical issue that had forced them …

  • UAE lowers tourism rate; expects huge tourists’ arrival

    Published on : Thursday, June 14, 2018

    The reduction of tourism fees in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will help to increase the tourist arrival.     This will make a fall in room rates and boost occupancy levels as the UAE’s Dh150 billion hospitality sectors attracts more …

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  • Consultation on Western Rail Link to Heathrow set to close

    Published on : Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Network Rail has called for final responses from rail users, communities, businesses and other interested parties on a potential new rail link that would directly connect the Great Western Main Line to London Heathrow Airport. The current 6 week consultation …

  • Soccer Fever Comes to Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

    Published on : Saturday, June 16, 2018

    With fan fever thick in the air, watch all the soccer action unfold live at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai with a tournament-inspired menu at Café Prato.   Nail biting moments, nerve-wrecking penalties, seconds to a goal and everything in between, …

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  • Air Canada Inaugurates Montreal-Lisbon, Portugal Seasonal Flights

    Published on : Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Air Canada inaugurated today new summer seasonal service from Montreal to Lisbon, Portugal. The three-times weekly Air Canada Rouge seasonal Lisbon service begins June 15, 2018 from Montréal, with the last operation from Lisbon on October 27. Flights are operated …

  • Frontier Airlines Expands Service At Raleigh/Durham To 27 Non-Stop Rou

    Published on : Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Frontier Airlines is expanding its signature low-fare service between Raleigh-Durham International Airport and six new cities, starting this winter. The addition of these destinations, which includes flights to Jamaica, means the airline will serve 27 cities non-stop from the Triangle. …

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    AMERICA

  • Palo Alto Apartment will soon turn into a hotel

    Published on : Thursday, June 14, 2018

    A real-estate giant from Chicago bought one of downtown Palo Alto’s historic and more affordable apartment buildings and is planning on converting it back to a luxury hotel.     That means all the current tenants of the President Hotel …

  • Princess Cruises promotes marine life in its cruise season

    Published on : Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    Princess Cruises has transformed “Shark Week” into a full season, with it’s first-ever “Summer of Shark” onboard Caribbean Princess for its summer sailings in the Caribbean.     This past weekend Princess Cruises in partnership with Discovery, Inc., unveiled a …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Etihad Airways Paris Flights To Go All-Airbus A380

    Published on : Friday, June 8, 2018

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Effective 1 October, 2018, Etihad Airways will operate the Airbus A380 on its second daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Paris Charles de Gaulle. This will transform the airline’s operation between the UAE and French …

  • Emirates pass returns for the second time to perk up UAE tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 1, 2018

    Emirates is providing its customers more reasons to visit Dubai and the UAE by offering the return of its signature pass this summer.   My Emirates Pass turns the Emirates boarding pass into an elite membership card, offering travelers selected …

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    ASIA

  • Hong Kong Airlines and TurboJet take initiative to increase Macao Tour

    Published on : Friday, June 15, 2018

    Travellers from the entertainment centre of Macao can now enjoy increased travel convenience when connecting from sea to air, thanks to the new Macao Leisure Pass launched by Hong Kong Airlines and Pearl River Delta’s leading ferry services company, Turbojet. …

  • South Indian state Andhra Pradesh announces direct flights from Vijaya

    Published on : Thursday, June 14, 2018

    The State government of Andhra Pradesh has announced the direct flights between Vijayawada and Singapore.     The government initiated the process of engaging an airline that could operate services on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh Airports Development Corporation Ltd …

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    AIRLINE NEWS

  • New direct route to Shanghai with China Eastern inaugurated at Stockho

    Published on : Sunday, June 17, 2018

    The number of long-haul flights from Stockholm Arlanda Airport continues to grow as China Eastern launches the first direct route between Stockholm and Shanghai on June 16 this summer. There is high demand for non-stop service to and from China, …

  • Air Canada Inaugurates Montreal-Lisbon, Portugal Seasonal Flights

    Published on : Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Air Canada inaugurated today new summer seasonal service from Montreal to Lisbon, Portugal. The three-times weekly Air Canada Rouge seasonal Lisbon service begins June 15, 2018 from Montréal, with the last operation from Lisbon on October 27. Flights are operated …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Star Cruises Sets New Record for Number of Homeport Deployments in Qin

    Published on : Thursday, June 14, 2018

    Following on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit successfully held in Qingdao, Star Cruises continues to raise the profile of the city by celebrating the inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius from her new Qingdao homeport yesterday. Guests from the Shandong …

  • Princess Cruises promotes marine life in its cruise season

    Published on : Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    Princess Cruises has transformed “Shark Week” into a full season, with it’s first-ever “Summer of Shark” onboard Caribbean Princess for its summer sailings in the Caribbean.     This past weekend Princess Cruises in partnership with Discovery, Inc., unveiled a …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Soccer Fever Comes to Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

    Published on : Saturday, June 16, 2018

    With fan fever thick in the air, watch all the soccer action unfold live at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai with a tournament-inspired menu at Café Prato.   Nail biting moments, nerve-wrecking penalties, seconds to a goal and everything in between, …

  • Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach Unveils Annual ‘Summer Sale’

    Published on : Friday, June 15, 2018

    Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach today announced a Summer Sale offer to welcome guests during the sunny summer season. As part of the special offer, which is valid on two-night minimum bookings now through August 8, 2018, for travel by September …

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