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  • Singapore’s travel advisory for Kuala Lumpur for the weekend

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    The Lion City issued a rare travel advisory – warning its citizens to avoid Kuala Lumpur over security concerns.     Singapore is embroiled in disputes with Malaysia over air and sea boundaries.       The Human Rights Commission …

  • Tourist spots in Paris to close on weekend amid fuel riot

    Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018

    France is bracing for yet another weekend of protests that could hurt Paris tourism business and other parts of the country.     Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the government was deploying 89,000 troops across France — including 8,000 in …

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Global Travel News

  • Wizz Air Is Bulgaria’s Favourite Airline For The Third Consecutive Year

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won by the carrier at Sky Awards …

  • Auckland Airport Advice For International Travellers This Summer

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    The summer is traditionally the busiest time of the year for Auckland Airport but this year a raft of upgrades to both the departures terminal and the roading system should make life easier for travellers.     Indications are that …

  • Southampton Airport and boohooMAN Set Travel Fashion Standards

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    To showcase boohooMAN’s latest range of Airport Outfits, 10 members of Southampton Airport’s staff took part in a photoshoot to showcase the range and offer readers an insight in to how these looks can be worn.   Employees from various …

  • Southampton Airport – Public Shows Its Support For Proposed Expansion

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Southampton Airport is today detailing results of the public consultation on its draft Master Plan – with more than 60 per cent of respondents showing support for its vision for growth.     The six week-long consultation closed on October …

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    EUROPE

  • Greece occupies the 3rd spot for outdoor activities tourism in the world

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Greece was ranked the third destination world over in terms of outdoor activities for the summer of 2018 (April 1-October 31), as per data by international booking platform Adrenaline-Hunter.com which concentrates on outdoor tourism. France occupied the top position because …

  • To increase Chinese tourists, Europe is looking on its visa-policies

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Countries all over the world long for China’s huge outbound travel market. However, when the mobility of those tourists get upset, so too are potential earnings. That’s the point the European Travel Commission (ETC) is all set to drive home …

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    ASIA

  • Philippines tourism skyrocketing at a faster pace

    Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018

    Composed of 7,641 islands with almost 82 provinces divided into 18 regions, the Philippines is an archipelagic country to the South-east Asia. The finance of the country is majorly dependent on tourism. Its rich biodiversity, beaches, diving spots, rainforests and …

  • Indonesia aiming to become the best fishing tourism destination in the world

    Published on : Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    Indonesia is aiming to become the best fishing tourism destination in the world.   Dwisuryo Indroyono Soesilo, the Tourism Ministry’s marine tourism development acceleration team head, said that the Indonesian ministry is collaborating with the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Kenya Airways reduces frequency of New York service

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    After one month after launching its inaugural New York flight on October 28, Kenya Airways has announced plans to reduce frequency on the route.     Effective January 15, Kenya Airways will operate between New York Kennedy and Nairobi five …

  • U.S. airline companies object to Air Italy flight service

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    The three U.S. network carriers –Delta Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines, along with 11 Republican senators, are again displeased with Qatar Airways, accusing Qatar Airlines of breaking a promise not to launch so-called “fifth freedom” flights to the U.S. …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) appoints Kelly Craighead as its President an

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Kelly Craighead as President and Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2019.   Craighead has spent over 15 years in the public and private sectors, recently serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for …

  • New Five-Star Halong Bay Cruise Welcomes Celebrity Chef

    Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018

    British Michelin-starred chef John Burton-Race will bring celebrity star power to the largest and most lavish cruising vessel to debut on Halong Bay when he hosts a seven-course dinner next month.   Burton-Race, who has appeared in a string of popular …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Chef Nitin Mathur appointed as the Executive Chef of India’s Taj Santacruz

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Chef Nitin Mathur has been appointed as the Executive Chef at Taj Santacruz Mumbai. In his new role, Chef Mathur will be responsible for overlooking the culinary landscape of the hotel.     Chef Mathur embarked on his journey with …

  • Hotel Northland sets restaurant opening for December 2019

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Hotel Northland announced the opening of the Poke the Bear restaurant at 304 N. Adams St. while the hotel is still under renovation.     The hotel says instead of the usual sports bar celebrating sports teams and players, Poke …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Chile awarded as the best adventure tourism destination in the world at WTA, Lisbon

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Chile has been recognized as the best adventure tourism destination in the world at the World Travel Awards that are considered the Oscars of the international tourism industry.   The WTA was held in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday (Dec. 2). …

  • Overtourism is the greatest peril of modern-day tourism

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Over-tourism or mass tourism is the greatest concern for tourism throughout the world. A handful of destinations around the world are being thronged by too many tourists. The stampede is having a damaging effect on the culture, environment and spirit …

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