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  • U.S. Virgin Islands officials requested tourists to postpone their trips

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is requesting the tourists to delay their trips to the Caribbean territory while they can work to assess the effects of the storm.     The Department of Tourism is working their best …

  • Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Spokane

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    A flight of Alaska Airlines that was travelling from Chicago to Seattle made an emergency landing on Thursday on account of an emergency landing.   A spokeswoman of Alaska said that a male passenger had collapsed suddenly outside a lavatory …

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  • Davao Tourism Conference (Tcon) 2017 held in Davao City

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    The Davao Tourism Conference (Tcon) 2017 is expected to attract around 200 stakeholders at the Pinnacle Hotel and Suites in Davao City today on September 22. Davao Tourism Association (Data) president Gatchi Gatchalian said that capitalizing the record number of …

  • Florida tourism coming back to normal after hurricane turmoil

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Hurricane Irma devastated parts of Florida during the weekend of September 9, bringing in $58 billion to $83 billion in damage.   With normal life gradually coming back, the hospitality industry wants to bring back visitors to Florida destinations. Several Florida-based tourism …

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  • Indonesia aiming on tourism to expand its economy

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Indonesia has long depended on oil export and other resources to expand its economy. But now, the Indonesian government is looking for other sources of growth, and among them, tourism comes first and foremost.   Indonesia is made up of …

  • Indonesia aiming on tourism to expand its economy

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Indonesia has long depended on oil export and other resources to expand its economy. But now, the Indonesian government is looking for other sources of growth, and among them, tourism comes first and foremost.   Indonesia is made up of …

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  • La Spezia’s cruise traffic is growing

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    La Spezia is now the growing hub of cruise tourism. As, the city is located in Liguria, Italy, most of the cruises are docked there as there is a growing opportunity of tourism.       Between January and June …

  • “The Blue Walk” Announces 2018 Greece Walking Tour Dates

    Published on : Friday, September 15, 2017

    European walking tour specialist The Blue Walk has announced the 2018 tour dates for the first of the company’s numerous Greece walking tours. The 9-nights Blue Walk Greece, which explores Athens and the islands of Amorgos and Naxos, is scheduled …

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    AMERICA

  • Magnitude 8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, 5 dead

    Published on : Friday, September 8, 2017

    A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico, triggering tsunami and warnings for the countries across Central America, killing five people.   Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador warnings have been issued in these areas.   It was …

  • Hurricane Irma leaves 10 dead in Carribean, storm heads to Florida

    Published on : Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Blowing with a wind speed of 180 mph Hurricane Irma caused widespread destruction in the northeast Caribbean islands killing around ten people.   The hurricane thrashed and battered the islands of Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands leading …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Arrive in Style with Qatar Airways’ Luxury Global Chauffeur Serv

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Qatar Airways has announced a new premium global chauffeur service offering seamless door-to-door transfers for customers in all cabin classes. The convenient new luxury service is designed to take the stress out of passengers’ travel plans.   This new service …

  • Saudi Arabia hopes on pilgrimage to expand tourism and revenue

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Mecca’s Grand Mosque is visited by millions of Muslim pilgrims every year.   Both Hilton and Marriott have $3.2 billion Jabal Omar complex in the pipeline here that is being built to bring hotels, restaurants and luxury malls to the …

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    ASIA

  • China links with Nepal through highway

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    China along with Nepal has opened the highway link of around 40.4km highway between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city center in Tibet to public.   This highway link will link the Chinese highways to the Nepal’s national border, which will …

  • To ease transportation, Andhra Pradesh Tourism in India partners with

    Published on : Saturday, September 16, 2017

    To improve the tourism opportunity in Andhra Pradesh, the south Indian state, the tourism department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zoomcar, online car rental service app, to boost transportation services, tourism and create employment opportunities.     …

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  • American Airlines flights to assist Maria-devastated Puerto Rico

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Israel Pacheco who is the Cargo Supervisor of American Airlines aims to get the supplies out of his warehouse and on to the American jets and finally to their destination.   However on Thursday he had a special mission.   …

  • £2.5 Million Improvements for Bristol Airport Car Parks

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    A major car park improvement scheme at Bristol Airport opened to passengers for the first time this week.  A total of £2.5m has been invested in the Silver Zone car park, with a new reception building for customers headlining the …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association Gives FREE Talks to

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) is to give free talks to Tourism and Hospitality Studies students of 166 secondary schools from October this year to March next year. The talks are designed to enable students to acquire …

  • Port Douglas sees the record number of cruise visit

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Port Douglas, a small and idyllic town in Queensland, Australia has seen the record number of cruise visit and it is the trend set in action to continue in the next two years.     The cruise liners such as …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • New projects launched in Queensland to revamp island resorts & cre

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Kate Jones, Tourism Minister of Queensland explains that young people should be made aware of the benefits of working in tourism sector as the State looks positively to the $25 billion industry to offer huge job opportunities in the future. …

  • Two dead after a Torn hotel in Russia caught fire

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    There is a massive fire broke out in a 10-storey hotel in Russia, which has left two people dead and witnesses reported children jumping from windows to escape.       The fire broke out at the Torn hotel in …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Davao Tourism Conference (Tcon) 2017 held in Davao City

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    The Davao Tourism Conference (Tcon) 2017 is expected to attract around 200 stakeholders at the Pinnacle Hotel and Suites in Davao City today on September 22. Davao Tourism Association (Data) president Gatchi Gatchalian said that capitalizing the record number of …

  • Florida tourism coming back to normal after hurricane turmoil

    Published on : Friday, September 22, 2017

    Hurricane Irma devastated parts of Florida during the weekend of September 9, bringing in $58 billion to $83 billion in damage.   With normal life gradually coming back, the hospitality industry wants to bring back visitors to Florida destinations. Several Florida-based tourism …

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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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