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  • UK lifted Laptop Ban from Istanbul’s two airlines

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Passengers travelling from two Turkish and Pegasus planes from Istanbul to the UK are permitted to carry their electronic devices on board. The government has considered it as a “tough additional security measures” and stated that the remaining restrictions will …

  • Anti-Uber protest hits the tourism in Croatia

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Many Croatian taxi drivers block the roads in the protest against Uber, the U.S.-based ride-hailing company during the peak tourism time, which has a direct hit to the nation’s tourism industry.     The Friday protest disrupted the traffic at …

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  • Jet2 flight makes emergency landing in Frankfurt; nobody harmed

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    A Jet2 flight from Newcastle to Prague made an emergency landing in Frankfurt because of a technical fault.   ​Philippa Bell, whose fiancé Joe Monkhouse was on the flight, said that the pilot shouted “emergency” over the loudspeaker about an …

  • Could cannabis be the new drive for Switzerland tourism?

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Move over picturesque chalets and mountain hikes, but tourists to Switzerland can now have another unlikely reason to visit the country – cannabis!   One of the  Swiss supermarket has become the first major chain in the world to start …

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Global Travel News

  • JetBlue Helps Food Brands in New York Blossom With Third BlueBud Busin

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the opening of the application process for its business mentoring program – BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies). Now in its third year, JetBlue’s BlueBud initiative offers innovative, socially responsible food and beverage …

  • Fred Lindgren To Lead Travelport In Spain

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has announced the appointment of Fred Lindgren as Country Manager for Spain with effect from 1st August.  Fred has most recently been the Director of Strategy for Agency Commerce, where he led significant change …

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  • Fraport Signs Concession Agreements for Fortaleza and Porto Alegre Air

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Fraport AG has signed the concession agreements with the Brazilian government for managing and developing Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) airports.  Following its double airport win at the government’s public auction on March 16, 2017, Fraport AG has been …

  • Qatar Airways Continues Year Of Growth And Expansion With Launch Of Fl

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Qatar Airways continues its growth and expansion plans as it announces the launch of Canberra, Qatar Airways’ fifth Australian destination, in 2018. This launch follows a year of success and announcements from the World’s Best Airline, including the launch of a …

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    AMERICA

  • Airports to charge more for US airline tickets

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    According to advocacy groups, the latest Senate Appropriation Bill introduced will increase the cap on the airport passenger facility charge (PFC) from $4.50 per flight to $8.50.   The Senate Appropriations Committee will consider the bill on Thursday. The $60 …

  • Disney’s Epcot to get a transformation

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

      Epcot, the second wing of Florida’s sprawling Walt Disney World Resort will add more adventurous components like the speedy Test Track, the multi-sensory Soarin, the blastoff simulating mission: Space; the widely popular movie based Frozen Ever After.     …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Dubai Food Park was inaugurated at Dubai Wholesale City by Mohammad Bi

    Published on : Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Lately, the startling Dubai Food Park has been introduced in the presence of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, along with Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid …

  • Qatar Airways Launches New Service To Kyiv, Ukraine

    Published on : Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of its new direct service to Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, with seven weekly flights beginning 28 August 2017.   Kyiv is one of Eastern Europe’s oldest cities and an historic and …

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    ASIA

  • Malaysia sets target of 23,000 tourists from Kazakhstan in 2017

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Malaysia aims to attract 23,000 tourists from Kazakhstan this year, a double-fold increase over the previous year. The target has been set by the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Culture.   In 2016, Malaysia received 26.8 million tourists and, out of …

  • Over 33,000 foreigners settled in Malaysia since 2002

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Malaysia has become second home to over 33,000 foreigners from 126 countries, Bernama News quoted the country’s Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz as saying. These foreigners have settled in the country under the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) …

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  • JetBlue Helps Food Brands in New York Blossom With Third BlueBud Busin

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the opening of the application process for its business mentoring program – BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies). Now in its third year, JetBlue’s BlueBud initiative offers innovative, socially responsible food and beverage …

  • Fred Lindgren To Lead Travelport In Spain

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has announced the appointment of Fred Lindgren as Country Manager for Spain with effect from 1st August.  Fred has most recently been the Director of Strategy for Agency Commerce, where he led significant change …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Cobh gets nominated as top cruise destination by Tripadvisor’s C

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    As per Cobh, a small settlement in Ireland has won for the second consecutive time ‘Western Europe’s top cruise destination’ title respectively. The Cork stopover has been nominated as number two cruise destination in ‘British isles and Western Europe’, according …

  • Malaysia’s cruise tourism shows growing trend

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Brand new super luxury passenger vessel, Majestic Princess, made her maiden call at the Boustead Cruise Centre, Port Klang, bringing some 3,560 passengers from 41 countries and 1,350 crew members to Malaysian shores.   The cruise ship was on its …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • More Summer At Four Seasons Hotel Baku

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    More Summer At Four Seasons Hotel BakuSummer is coming towards its end, and Four Seasons wants guests to take more memories of Baku with them. Four Seasons Hotel Baku is offering a prolonged stay in Land of Fire with an …

  • Miracle Beauty Brand Bioxidea Arrives At The Spa At Four Seasons Hotel

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Trending beauty item Bioxidea masks have arrived in Budapest. The miracle products are exclusively available in Hungary at the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest. Bioxidea cosmetic house is the creator of renowned facial masks that celebrities such …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Wego suggests an alternative destination guide for Middle East travell

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Wego.ae, the largest travel marketplace in the Middle East, shares some fantastic alternative destination choices to the US.   “The world is diverse – there’s no reason that US visa restrictions should impact your travel style. There are great alternatives …

  • Gisborne sees an increase in tourism

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    The tourism industry in Gisborne is now blooming than the tourism in Wellington and Auckland over the past six months.     According to the Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) shows that …

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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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