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Global Travel News

  • Chinese tourist incentives perk up visitor numbers

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Government efforts to expand tourism from China appear to be paying bonus, with special emphasize on the number of Chinese visitors in an otherwise lackluster tourism market.   This week’s statistics NZ figures showed the Chinese arrival number to rise …

  • The transition of Kenora as a vacation spot seems to be a work in prog

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Meet the summer residents and seasonal visitors to the Premier Boating Destination of North America on the beautiful Lake of the Woods with around 14,000 picturesque islands.   As far as branding slogans are concerned, it’s much improved than most …

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  • Besides handful of short-tempered Chinese tourists, majority of them a

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Recently many antiques of Chinese visitors like T-shirts declaring disputed territories and fights in various luxury boutiques have created headlines. Nevertheless, those who have generated these viral news are but a small percentage of the millions who travel overseas at …

  • Maharashtra government aims to develop Mumbai into a global destinatio

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Mumbai has everything from a Bollywood theme park and 150-year-old houses in Khotachiwadi in Girgaum to Kala Ghoda festival and IPL matches at Wankhede Stadium, and this is how the Maharashtra government plans to attract tourists to India’s financial capital. …

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    EUROPE

  • Atlantic hotel, Newquay evacuated all its guests after fire outbreak

    Published on : Monday, May 21, 2018

    Southwest England’s popular hotel, Atlantic hotel evacuated its guests at early hours after fire outbreak.     One of Newquay’s best-known hotels was evacuated this morning after a fire broke out in one of the rooms. Around 30 firefighters were …

  • Tourism Ireland targets China to increase tourism business

    Published on : Friday, May 18, 2018

    The biggest ever sales mission to China has kicked off this week with a delegation of 29 senior representatives from 24 tourism enterprises from around the island of Ireland.     Tourism Ireland leads the biggest ever sales mission to …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Cyprus’ Chamber festival will boost culture tourism to international

    Published on : Wednesday, May 23, 2018

    Middle East country, Cyprus boosts its tourism through music as the International Pharos Chamber Music Festival is going to launch on 31 May, 2018 to 6 June, 2018.     Cyprus Tourism Organisation is focusing to promote the culture to …

  • Etihad Hosts Annual Procurement And Supply Management Symposium In Abu

    Published on : Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Aviation Group’s Procurement and Supply Management team has held its annual “Collaborating for Sustainability “Symposium. Attended by more than 500 representatives from local and international companies, the symposium aims to enhance further Etihad’s …

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    ASIA

  • Oman tourism industry projected at $50bln by 2040, targets 11.5 millio

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    The increasingly prominent role of tourism has played a significant role in driving Oman’s long-term economic development and the country is set to attract tourism with investment in the hospitality projected at around $50 billion in the coming two decades. …

  • Tokyo is all set to manage tourism boom with accessible cab

    Published on : Wednesday, May 23, 2018

    The taxi industry of Tokyo’s is recently going through some major changes as Japan, by now dealing with extraordinary tourism, gears up to organize two major sporting events in the coming 26 months.   Over 28 million tourists in last …

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    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop from the U.S. in 2019

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Delta Air Lines will begin nonstop flights between the United States and Mumbai, India, next year, linking the U.S. with one of its strongest trading partners.   The announcement follows agreements between the U.S. and the governments of the United …

  • United Airlines, The Private Suite offer luxury experience at Los Ange

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    United Airlines and The Private Suite declared a new relationship, offering the airline’s customers access to a freshly created, private terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).   Customers who buy access will enjoy private and personalized check-in and baggage …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Cruise Lines International Association Updates Official 2017 Global Pa

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

     Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has updated the official global cruise industry numbers confirming 2017 ocean cruise passenger growth and another positive year for the cruise industry. The industry has surpassed the 2017 ocean cruise passenger projections, reaching 26.7 …

  • Princess Cruises introduces Panama Canal expedition

    Published on : Friday, May 18, 2018

    Princess Cruises comes to world of cruise industry with the tours to the Panama Canal, featuring the maiden season of Emerald Princess sailing through the new locks.     In 1967, Princess Cruises was the first cruise line to sail …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Radisson Hotel Group Appoints Ramzy Fenianos as Chief Development Offi

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Ramzy Fenianos as Chief Development Officer, Asia Pacific.   Joining on 11th June 2018, Ramzy will be based at the company’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore. He will also be a member of the Asia …

  • Best Western Hotels & Resorts Launches Summer Promotion in Asia

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched its new Summer Promotion, offering a Best Western Travel Card to its loyal guests all across Asia.   Under this appealing offer, members of the company’s award-winning loyalty program, Best Western Rewards®, will …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Athens hold IMTJ medical travel summit 2018

    Published on : Friday, May 25, 2018

    Greece aims to grow the business of medical tourism, taking into account its record arrivals last year, IMTJ President Keith Pollard, said during the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018, which started in Athens on Tuesday.   Athens is the host destination of …

  • Now Tourism Kelowna goes sustainable

    Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018

    In the Thompson-Okanagan region, Tourism Kelowna is the first organization to introduce a new industry sustainability effort.   Product of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, the Biosphere Certification Adhesion Program will be started in Kelowna first, followed by Kamloops and …

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