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  • Barclays research predicts a strong year for British hospitality sector

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    According to Barclays research the British hotel and leisure industry is set for a record year.   A study from the Barclays Corporate banking report, Destination UK, driving growth in the UK hospitality and leisure sector revealed the 2017 holiday …

  • Prague ranked as best value city for culture tourists

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    According to the Post Office’s annual Cost of Culture report, the cost of six cultural highlights in Prague has fallen by nearly 26 per cent since last year to £93.58, making it the cheapest destination in the survey.   London …

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  • Carbondale hopes to welcome 60,000 eclipse tourists

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The city of Carbondale is optimistic about drawing in a record number of tourists over this weekend as a beautiful conspiracy of Mother Nature as a meteorology wonder leads to a beautiful total solar eclipse on Monday.   Approximately 60,000 …

  • Delta flight makes emergency landing as bird flies into engine

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The passengers on board a Delta flight were all in for a major shock after their aircraft was compelled to go for an emergency landing a short while after it had taken off.   A bird had flown into the …

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Global Travel News

  • Bahamas follows new approach in Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    As per the editorial of the Tribune 242, in the month of June, a major reassessment in terms of the tourism policy of the government and appropriate endorsement in the face of increasing competition from the Caribbean rivals, including Cuba …

  • Grants offered for the third round of Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The September 1st, 2017 has been declared by the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau for the second round of 2017 Tourism Enhancement Grants. Approximately $45,000 in total has been granted this year for all tourism promotional projects with $6,750 left behind …

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  • Pinellas County keen to watch the impact of tourism fund used on big e

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    There are other attractions to keep tourists hooked in Pinellas County other than just beaches. The government of this county side by side expends millions to assist in sponsoring big-name events to attract more visitors. However, presently, the Pinellas County …

  • SpiceJet puts Puducherry back on India’s aviation map

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, has brought Puducherry back on India’s aviation map. The airline launched services on the Hyderabad-Puducherry sector today providing convenient connections from different parts of the country to the Union Territory.   The Hyderabad-Puducherry flight …

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  • GNTO appoints new director for UK and Ireland

    Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017

    The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has appointed Beatrix Haun as its new director for the UK and Ireland. Haun was previously the director of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in France and will be succeeding Klaus Lohmann in …

  • Several European destinations suffering from overcrowded tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Overcrowding in popular European tourist destinations like Rome, Barcelona, Venice and Dubrovnik is leading to backlash and severe protests from the city residents. The citizens from these major southern cities of Europe are protesting against the tourists that are flooding …

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    AMERICA

  • U by Uniworld to conduct agent webinars ahead of debut

    Published on : Saturday, August 12, 2017

         U by Uniworld will help UK travel agents  gather new insights by conducting webinars about its new brand and what it has on offer for guests.   U by Uniworld provides a range of river cruises that caters …

  • Trump Government defends immigrant order at Supreme Court

    Published on : Friday, August 11, 2017

    On Thursday President Donald Trump’s administration defended the temporary travel ban with the US Supreme Court, emphasizing on the executive’s power to remove foreigners from the United States.     The Justice department mentioned that Trump’s vow to ban Muslims …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • The latest policies of tourist visa keep the hotel industry afloat

    Published on : Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Making the visa process smooth and easy along with granting of visa-free entry to Qatar to some 80 nationalities are the measures which are being considered as a blessing for the already thriving hotel industry of the country. Improvement in …

  • In July 2017, hotel room rates dropped by 11.5 percent all over Dubai

    Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017

    As per recent figures, the rates at Dubai hotels and resorts keeps on dropping as more and more rooms are becoming available and posing pressure on the hoteliers at the same time.   According to the statistics published STR, hotel …

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    ASIA

  • ITB Asia 2017 announces major partnership with Korea Tourism Organizat

    Published on : Thursday, August 3, 2017

    ITB Asia has secured a major partnership with the Korea Tourism Organization of Singapore (KTO). The memorandum of cooperation with Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd, organisers of Asia’s leading travel trade show, looks to boost Korea’s appeal as a key destination place in …

  • Tourism Malaysia lends its support in clearing congestion at the airpo

    Published on : Thursday, August 3, 2017

    At present, tourism Malaysia is all set to resolve impediment in terms of air travel of the passengers passing through Immigration checkpoints at various domestic airports, confirmed by the chairman Datuk Dr Siew Ka Wei.   Siew accepted online reports …

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  • Qatar Airways Answers Continued Demand With Additional Daily Non-Stop

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    Qatar Airways continues to demonstrate strong global growth with the announcement of new flights to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The ‘Airline of the Year’ has responded to continued robust demand from passengers by increasing its Colombo service from four to …

  • SpiceJet puts Puducherry back on India’s aviation map

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, has brought Puducherry back on India’s aviation map. The airline launched services on the Hyderabad-Puducherry sector today providing convenient connections from different parts of the country to the Union Territory.   The Hyderabad-Puducherry flight …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Cochin Port to set the cruise tourism next year

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Cochin Port which hosted 46 cruise liners in the year 2016-2017 is now all set to introduce the cruise tourism project in Kochi.     This cruise tourism project consists of the introduction of the new terminal with the international …

  • Southampton Port receives the road warning as 10 cruise ships are arri

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    About 55,000 passengers are set to travel through the Southampton Port on Saturday and Sunday.     There is an additional traffic expected for Southampton FC’s home match on Saturday afternoon, the city council said it was suspending roadworks on …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Anantara Continues Success in Coral Protection and Regeneration in the

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    In 2016, the longest global coral bleaching event in history impacted reefs in the crystal clear waters of the Maldives, as a result of the El Niño weather phenomenon. Understanding the monumental role that the reef played, Anantara Maldives Resorts …

  • Virtuoso Recognises Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown for achieveme

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    International luxury travel network Virtuoso has announced the winners of this year’s coveted Best of the Best Awards at the 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference, honouring Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown as the Best Virtuoso Newcomer. Four Seasons …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Cork sees a decrease in visitors from Britain

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    A survey conducted by Cork Chamber of Commerce found that 77% of the respondents endorsed the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) call for a €12m annual fund to minimize the Brexit effect on tourism. West Cork has always seen a …

  • The Summit 2017 mentions the name of the important speakers

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    According to the recent announcement of the agency, an important address for the impending Global Tourism Summit produced by the Hawaii Tourism Authority will target responsible tourism.   Olof Yrr Atladottir, the director general of the Icelandic Tourist Board and …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

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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