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  • VIA Rail Canada to increase service for travellers

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Starting from 1st June, VIA Rail Canada is going to increase the number of trains from 10 to 40 per week. The trains will run between Quebec City and Ottawa via Montréal. They are also introducing direct connections during the …

  • Speedboat accident kills one British tourist in Koh Samui Thailand

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    A speedboat accident in Thailand’s Koh Samui caused death of British tourists while another tourist is still missing in the popular island.     The boat carrying tourists includes 28-year-old Monica Cozma, who was killed, 32 tourists and four crew members …

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  • 5500 Additional Seats to France

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Due to the high level of demand related to the UEFA Euro 2016, Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight offering to be able to fly as many fans as possible to France. In addition to deploying larger aircraft, Austrian Airlines …

  • Exchange Reveals Optimism For WA

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Tourism WA and industry representatives from across the State have reported positive outcomes and significant interest in Western Australia from last week’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) on the Gold Coast.     Organised by Tourism Australia, ATE is the nation’s …

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  • Comlux Expands VIP Fleet with Purchase of a Global 6000 Business Jet

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Bombardier announced the signing of a purchasing agreement for a Global 6000 business jet to be operated by Fly Comlux, the VIP charter division of Comlux, who currently operates a fleet featuring a total of six Bombardier business aircraft—including Challenger …

  • WA Como Celebrates Top Hotel Prizes

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Perth’s Como The Treasury has been named Australia’s Hotel of the Year and New Hotel of the Year in Gourmet Traveller’s 2016 awards.   The luxury 48-room hotel opened last year as part of the restored 19th century State Buildings …

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  • 20 cars swallowed in massive sinkhole in tourist zone of Florence

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Twenty cars were swallowed in a massive sinkhole on a busy Italian street. The incident happened in Florence which is a popular tourist destination.   In the morning hours an entire parking lot just sunk along the scenic Arno River …

  • Now navigating Italy with its green tourism guide

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Italy launches its new green tourism guide. The free guide can be downloaded free and focuses on the Emilia-Romagna region of the European country which offers more than just the stunning beaches.   Travellers can discover a whole host of …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Tourist spend slows down in UAE in Q1 of 2016

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Tourism spending has slowed down in the UAE with stronger US dollars, cheap oil prices and bullish economic outlook. The tourism spending has gone down by 6 per cent in the Q1 of 2016 according to Network International’s latest report on …

  • Jordan commemorated 70th Independence Day

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Jordan celebrated its 70th Independence Day with Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania along with HRH Crown Prince Hussain. Apart from Their Majesties, other members of the Royal family and renounced military and civil officers joined the primary festivity. …

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  • Austrian Airlines 5,500 Additional Seats to France

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Due to the high level of demand related to the UEFA Euro 2016, Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight offering to be able to fly as many fans as possible to France. In addition to deploying larger aircraft, Austrian Airlines …

  • 5500 Additional Seats to France

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Due to the high level of demand related to the UEFA Euro 2016, Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight offering to be able to fly as many fans as possible to France. In addition to deploying larger aircraft, Austrian Airlines …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Strong growth delivers record New Zealand cruise passengers

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    A record 66,152 New Zealanders plied the world’s oceans on a cruise holiday in 2015 with a 10 per cent leap in passenger numbers helping to make the country one of the world’s top performing markets, according to a new …

  • Domestic cruising sets new record with Australian cruise passenger gro

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    A surge in domestic cruises has helped drive Australian ocean cruise passenger numbers to a new high, according to an industry report released.     The report shows that the total number of Australians taking an ocean cruise worldwide swelled …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • WA Como Celebrates Top Hotel Prizes

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Perth’s Como The Treasury has been named Australia’s Hotel of the Year and New Hotel of the Year in Gourmet Traveller’s 2016 awards.   The luxury 48-room hotel opened last year as part of the restored 19th century State Buildings …

  • InterContinental Presidente Mexico City Hotel and Universidad Anahuac

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the InterContinental Presidente Mexico City hotel and Flora García Corella, a culinary student at Universidad Anahuac and Le Cordon Bleu, as the winners of the third annual Ultimate Culinary Clash, which took place …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Born in the USA – but The Boss has roots that extend all the way bac

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    As thousands of Bruce Springsteen fans get ready to head to Croke Park this weekend for his long-awaited gigs, Tourism Ireland today unveiled details of the Irish ancestry of The Boss.   Research carried out by genealogists at the Irish …

  • Exchange Reveals Optimism For WA

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    Tourism WA and industry representatives from across the State have reported positive outcomes and significant interest in Western Australia from last week’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) on the Gold Coast.     Organised by Tourism Australia, ATE is the nation’s …

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Mark Speranza has more than 20 year’s expertise in hospitality in the NYC area. He has recently joined The William Vale as Director of Sales and Marketing helping the hotel to revive its strategies for better returns.

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