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  • Gang robbery on tourists at top landmarks in Paris burst

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    Paris, the city that records the largest visitation cannot guarantee thefts as tourists come to visit the different attractions that the city proudly flaunts. A Romanian group of 15 known as the, “queen of thieves” robbed tourists at top landmarks …

  • WTM London to help hotels profit from upmarket family travel

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has linked up with Worldwide Kids Company to host a seminar giving hotels and resorts detailed advice on how to appeal to high-spending families. Family travel is …

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  • Train derails in wee hours injuring 39 passengers

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    The derailment of the Chennai-Mangalore Express led to 39 passengers of being injured. In the mishap four bogies derailed near Cuddalore in the wee hours today. The accident occurred around 2 AM when the four bogies of the Mangalore-bound train jumped the …

  • Indonesia outstrips Malaysia, Singapore in tourism growth

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    According to the latest statistics, Indonesia has registered higher tourism growth in the first semester of this year than Malaysia and Singapore.     “Compared to last year, Malaysia and Singapore recorded negative tourism growth between January and May by 8.6 percent …

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  • LGBT tourism is a force to reckon with in Ireland

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    The tourism sector has had a sustained growth. The best part of that is the LGBT tourism sector may now be worth as much as 13% of our booming hospitality economy in the wake of the Yes vote in May’s same-sex marriage …

  • Visit Britain’s GTW arrives in North India

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    After successfully staging Visit Britain’s first ever GREAT Tourism Week (GTW) in western India in 2014, GTW 2015 now arrives in North India. GTWs have now come up with “mini roadshows” format, that will tour 9 cities across India until 18th September following …

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  • Gang robbery on tourists at top landmarks in Paris burst

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    Paris, the city that records the largest visitation cannot guarantee thefts as tourists come to visit the different attractions that the city proudly flaunts. A Romanian group of 15 known as the, “queen of thieves” robbed tourists at top landmarks …

  • WTM London to help hotels profit from upmarket family travel

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has linked up with Worldwide Kids Company to host a seminar giving hotels and resorts detailed advice on how to appeal to high-spending families. Family travel is …

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    AMERICA

  • Cuba’s tourism industry limited by conditions on the island, rev

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    Despite progress in diplomatic links between the US and Cuba, the former’s embargo remains in place, which will affect Cuba’s tourism industry that plays a major role in the island’s economy, a Florida International University study found.   The development of Cuba’s tourism …

  • 10 best travel deals for Labor Day 2015

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    As the Labor Day weekend is around the corner, various travel service providers are rolling out incredible deals for the mass human migration. For all those travelers who are planning to make a last minute booking, there are more than …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Spa tourism revenues in UAE to reach US $495 million by 2019

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    Spa tourism in UAE is shining with reports showing that the UAE spa market is on a steady growth. The spa market in UAE is forecasted to earn revenues worth US$411 million, Euromonitor International report for The Leisure Show Dubai reveals.     …

  • Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club Rewards Fc Barcelona Fans With “Fcb

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    Qatar Airways, the official airline of FC Barcelona is pleased to announce the launch of the FCB Fan Club exclusively for Privilege Club members. The FCB Fan Club, which follows in the footsteps of the airline’s strategic partnership with the …

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    ASIA

  • Visit Britain’s GTW arrives in North India

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    After successfully staging Visit Britain’s first ever GREAT Tourism Week (GTW) in western India in 2014, GTW 2015 now arrives in North India. GTWs have now come up with “mini roadshows” format, that will tour 9 cities across India until 18th September following …

  • Flood victims of Myanmar find active support from Korean Air

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    Korean Air is providing relief goods to those affected by the flood in Myanmar. Goods delivered to the country include 1,800 liters of water and 500 blankets. The relief goods from Korean Air were delivered to Myanmar on September 2, …

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  • British Airways to hike number of flights to Latin America from May

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    British Airways (BA) will launch a thrice-weekly service to the Peruvian capital Lima (twice-weekly in winter), and a twice-weekly frequency to San José, Costa Rica (thrice-weekly in winter) from ay 2016.     Though the Caribbean is well-served by BA – particularly for …

  • Aeroflot’s Asian Jackal Iki Finds New Home At Moscow Zoo

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    The Moscow Zoo welcomes Aeroflot’s Asian jackal named Iki. The female dog joined Aeroflot’s Aviation Safety Department Canine Unit in 2008 for cross-breeding aimed to produce progeny of worldly known Sulimov dogs with improved service abilities. This kind of dog …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Get ready to be inspired! Find out more about Fred. at the ‘Birmingh

    Published on : Thursday, September 3, 2015

    Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will have a team of experts on hand at stand D30 at this Autumn’s ‘Birmingham CRUISE Show 2015’, to be held at the NEC on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September 2015, ready to inspire …

  • CAISSA Touristic and MSC Cruises announce world’s top strategic

    Published on : Thursday, September 3, 2015

    CAISSA Touristic Group, China’s leading outbound tourism service provider, and Geneva, Switzerland-based MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership. …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Indonesia outstrips Malaysia, Singapore in tourism growth

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    According to the latest statistics, Indonesia has registered higher tourism growth in the first semester of this year than Malaysia and Singapore.     “Compared to last year, Malaysia and Singapore recorded negative tourism growth between January and May by 8.6 percent …

  • LGBT tourism is a force to reckon with in Ireland

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2015

    The tourism sector has had a sustained growth. The best part of that is the LGBT tourism sector may now be worth as much as 13% of our booming hospitality economy in the wake of the Yes vote in May’s same-sex marriage …

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An avid cyclist and adventure travel enthusiast, Kelly Tompkins, the CEO and Founder of AdventureLink shares his insights with Travel And Tour World in this exclusive interview… TTW asks:

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