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  • Atlantis, The Palm prepares for the holy month of Ramadan

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Atlantis, The Palm will welcome guests for the holy month of Ramadan in what has emerged as Dubai’s most iconic Ramadan tent, Asateer. Renowned for the superb Iftar (the evening meal where the daily fast ends) and Suhoor (the pre-dawn …

  • Wine tourism attracts 3 million visitors to Canada

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Wine tourism is a growing and important part of Canada’s tourism industry attracting 3M annual visitors and driving $1.2B in spending for the national tourism sector, according to a joint report released by the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) and the …

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Global Travel News

  • ibtm world Enhances Opportunities for Technology & Events Service

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    ibtm world, formerly EIBTM – the leading global event for the meetings and events industry, is set to offer Technology and Event Service providers with further ‘Flexible Stand Options’ for the 2015 show taking place in the Fira Gran Via, …

  • eRevMax completes 40 XML integrations in four months

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Hotel online distribution specialist, eRevMax, has added 40 new technical interfaces in the first four months of 2015, continuing its long standing position as the largest distribution network provider in the industry. The new 2-way certified demand partners including Nustay, …

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  • GBTA Names Regional Vice Presidents: Catherine McGavock, Kevin Maguire

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced two regional vice president appointments: Catherine McGavock and Kevin Maguire. Catherine McGavock has been promoted to Regional Vice President – EMEA. McGavock’s …

  • India’s Travel & Tourism: more jobs than education, financial se

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The 23 million jobs directly generated by India’s Travel & Tourism sector are more than are generated by education, financial services, mining, chemicals manufacturing and auto manufacturing combined.   The Benchmarking Report 2015, a new study published by the World …

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    AMERICA

  • Wine tourism attracts 3 million visitors to Canada

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Wine tourism is a growing and important part of Canada’s tourism industry attracting 3M annual visitors and driving $1.2B in spending for the national tourism sector, according to a joint report released by the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) and the …

  • Five-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston to celebrate Father’s

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    This June, the Five-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston spoils dad with a new seasonal treatment for Father’s Day and offers a complimentary outdoor yoga session in celebration of Global Wellness Day.   Father’s Day at The Spa   The …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Atlantis, The Palm prepares for the holy month of Ramadan

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Atlantis, The Palm will welcome guests for the holy month of Ramadan in what has emerged as Dubai’s most iconic Ramadan tent, Asateer. Renowned for the superb Iftar (the evening meal where the daily fast ends) and Suhoor (the pre-dawn …

  • Etihad Airways Posts Fourth Consecutive Year of Net Profit, Up 52 Per

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The above results represent the standalone airline business within the newly formed Etihad Aviation Group. 2013 key indicators and financial performance has been adjusted to reflect a like for like comparison.     Etihad Airways, the national airline of the …

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    ASIA

  • St. Regis Mumbai to open in the third quarter of 2015

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.  announced the debut of its iconic brand in India with the highly anticipated St. Regis Mumbai in the third quarter of 2015. Owned by Pallazzio Hotels & …

  • Thailand revising its tourism outlook to increase visitation

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The situation in Thailand is completely safe for tourists. The Tourism and sports ministry of Thailand is determined that by adopting safety measures, tourism is bound for an increase in the peak season.   A panel of 30 ministers was …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • London City Airport Reveals Passengers Would Rather Take Smartphone Th

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    London City Airport (LCY) has asked its passengers which items they would never travel without, producing some surprising results.   The list, compiled from a survey of 500 passengers setting off from the UK, reveals interesting holidaymaker habits including the …

  • Successful EBACE Debut for Quest

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Quest Aircraft Company had a successful debut at last week’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), which included a deal signing for a KODIAK with a European customer. The aircraft, which the customer plans to use for jump operations, …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Clia announces new trade relations committee chairman

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce that Ken Muskat, executive vice president of sales, public relations, and guest services for MSC Cruises USA, has been named chairman of the CLIA Trade Relations Committee. In this role, Muskat …

  • Attendees Pour Praise for FCCA Central America Cruise Summit

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The reviews are in, and the FCCA Central America Cruise Summit is a hit. The FCCA distributed a survey to attendees, asking for feedback and input on the recent event, and received plentiful praise from local stakeholders looking to establish …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • First Holiday Inn® Hotel in Cúcuta, Colombia Opens

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the Holiday Inn® Cúcuta hotel. The new build, 98-room hotel is IHG’s first property in the city of Cúcuta and the fourth Holiday Inn hotel in Colombia. …

  • Atlantis, The Palm prepares for the holy month of Ramadan

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Atlantis, The Palm will welcome guests for the holy month of Ramadan in what has emerged as Dubai’s most iconic Ramadan tent, Asateer. Renowned for the superb Iftar (the evening meal where the daily fast ends) and Suhoor (the pre-dawn …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • India’s Travel & Tourism: more jobs than education, financial se

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The 23 million jobs directly generated by India’s Travel & Tourism sector are more than are generated by education, financial services, mining, chemicals manufacturing and auto manufacturing combined.   The Benchmarking Report 2015, a new study published by the World …

  • The Family Travel Association & Africa Travel Association Partner

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The Family Travel Association (FTA), the premier association encouraging families to travel, and the Africa Travel Association (ATA), the leading travel industry trade association promoting travel and tourism to Africa, have signed a partnership agreement to advocate and support the growth of family …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Daniel Levine, an expert in travel trends and a popular keynote speaker shares his views about what makes a great tourism event. He also talks about the evolving face of the global travel industry, and the state of innovation in travel and tourism. TTW asks:

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Executive Director-Europe of Adventure Travel Trade Association

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Tourism Secretary of India

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Director of corporate communications

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CEO of Cape Town Tourism

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General Manager, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

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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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Managing Director of Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore

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MD, Abacus India

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Head of Conference Sales of The Convention Centre Dublin

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President and CEO, Viator

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Reed Travel Exhibitions

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mtrip’s CEO

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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

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Senior Exhibition Director EIBTM, Reed Travel Exhibitions

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Director of the Krakow Festival Office

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

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Vice President of Sales for Marina Bay Sands

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The Hon’ble Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism ‘Shri D. N. Sherpa’, Govt. of Sikkim.

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Exhibition Manager IBTM Arabia

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The Managing Director of Group Convention Centres

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Trends Experts and Keynote Speaker

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