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European Walking Tour Specialist Reaches out to Travel Agents

The growing demand for soft adventure vacations from active professionals and aging baby boomers who still feel the “spring” in their steps has created exceptional opportunities for companies like “The Blue Walk,” a Florida-based guided walking tour specialist. The company …

  • Russia opens tourism office in Hanoi

    Published on : Friday, April 15, 2016

    Russia is finding it hard to get a  strong hold on its tourism. The tourism board has opened an office in Hanoi that will cater both to the markets of Southeast Asia and South Korea. The country is hopeful that …

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  • Gibraltar launches bus tracker app to facilitate travel

    Published on : Friday, April 15, 2016

    The Ministry for Transport, Traffic and Technical Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new Gibraltar Bus Company Website which will be featuring the anticipated Bus Tracker WebApp.   The Bus Tracking WebApp developed by HMGoG’s Information Technology & Logistics …

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  • Sustainable steps taken to preserve Gibraltar’s tourist attraction

    Published on : Friday, April 15, 2016

    The Government’s decision to place restrictions on foreign licensed vehicles entering the Upper Rock Nature Reserve forms part of the sustainable tourism initiatives that have recently been undertaken in the area. It is not a radical policy shift but part of the …

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  • Schiphol airport Amsterdam closed for four hours, one man arrested

    Published on : Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport was partly evacuated on Tuesday night April 12th as heavily armed military police arrested a man and triggered security alert. The alert was however lifted after four hours.     Heavily armed military police wearing balaclavas patrolled …

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  • Relive the Great London Fire

    Published on : Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    Experience a multi-sensory technologically simulated recreation of the Great London Fire as the city marks its 350th anniversary on May 21 at the London Dungeon. Live actors will recreate the disaster combined with special effects.       The Great Fire …

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  • Free WiFi now available on all South West Trains services to the West of England

    Published on : Monday, April 11, 2016

    South West Trains passengers travelling to and from Somerset, Devon, Dorset and Wiltshire can now enjoy free WiFi for the first time.   The joint project between South West Trains and Icomera has seen free WiFi installed on 110 carriages …

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  • Costa del Sol grips the German tourists’ newfound fancy for Golf

    Published on : Monday, April 11, 2016

    Costa del Sol is the new destination that has caught the fancy of German golf tourists. There has been an increasing number of tourists who are visiting the destination over the past year; the number of Germans heading to the …

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  • ‘Random Swede’ helps tourists to travel in Sweden

    Published on : Monday, April 11, 2016

    Foreigners in Sweden can now call and chat with ‘Random Swede’. Sweden has taken an initiative allowing tourists “its own phone number.”   The Swedish Tourist Association announced “The Swedish Number,” an initiative allowing people anywhere outside of Sweden to …

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  • Dozen Underground Stations in London are at high risk of flooding

    Published on : Monday, April 11, 2016

    Floods in the monsoon season are affecting UK badly and studies reveal that about dozen Underground Stations in London which have been fortunately spared for this long are at high risk of being flooded. Almost 85 sites across the network …

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  • Terror attacks leave tourism prospects in Paris undaunted in 2015

    Published on : Saturday, April 9, 2016

    Despite the Paris attacks, tourists continued to visit the city. The rise in 2015 can be suggested as marginal compared to the city’s growth in the previous years. However Paris regards 2015 as an all-time-high year for tourism France.   Government figures released Friday show …

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  • Egypt confident about wooing Italian tourists despite travel ban from Italy

    Published on : Friday, April 8, 2016

    Egypt tourism is launching a campaign in Italy attracting Italian visitors to Italy in an effort to earn back its lost tourism. The campaign is being conducted online through social media platforms.     The campaign is being staged in …

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  • E-Voyages Group is country partner to Field & Country Fair

    Published on : Thursday, April 7, 2016

    E-Voyages Group – leading DMC for custom made voyages in United Kingdom and Ireland – has been appointed by Field & Country Fair as the exclusive accommodation partner for the 2016 Field & Country Fair. The organisers very much look forward to …

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  • Why 2015 turned out to be a record year for Vienna’s tourism and events industry?

    Published on : Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    Vienna’s record year for tourism in 2015 is matched by the city’s meeting industry, which recorded top results in all relevant key indicators: the number of events rose 3%, triggering a 13% increase in bednights, which saw induced economic impact …

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  • Air France assigns headscarves for female crew flying to Tehran

    Published on : Tuesday, April 5, 2016

    Women crew in Air France can opt out of flying in the new route to Tehran after asked to wear headscarves on arrival.     The female staff was given a circular by the management whereby they were asked to wear …

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  • Tata Communications in contract with Air France-KLM

    Published on : Tuesday, April 5, 2016

    Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, announces that it has won a multi-million dollar contract with Air France-KLM, Europe’s second largest airline, to provide next-generation network connectivity to 170 sites. The network will form the …

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  • British Airways plans attractive deals for Indian travellers

    Published on : Monday, April 4, 2016

    As the summer approaches, it is time to plan your vacation with British Airways’ great value fares for travellers from India. The offer is available for flights from India to a huge selection of exciting destinations including the UK and …

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  • Syria related terrorism suspect arrested at Gatwick Airport

    Published on : Monday, April 4, 2016

    Gatwick Airport saw some commotion when a 24 year old man was arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offence. A 20-year-old woman was also detained in West London and two properties were raided in Birmingham when police carried out their …

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  • Qatar Airways to upgrade services on Doha Geneva route

    Published on : Monday, April 4, 2016

    Qatar Airways has announced a substantial aircraft upgrade on the Doha (DOH) to Geneva (GVA) route from 1 July 2016, to become the airline’s second Dreamliner route to Switzerland after Zürich.   The route, which is currently operated by an …

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  • French traveller falls prey to Cyber scam

    Published on : Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Cyber crimes by so called travel agencies are on the rise. People travelling cross boarders often fall prey to these scams ending up losing their money and holiday pleasures, as mostly they learn that they have been duped only once they …

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  • Airbus Group’s DigE-Post to enabled tourism in Wales

    Published on : Friday, April 1, 2016

    Visitors to the Welsh countryside are tapping into the future of tourism with DigE-Post, an Airbus Group Innovations digital way-post that brings together the organization’s capabilities in system architecture, digital infrastructure and energy management. Airbus Group Innovations’ DigE-Post The system …

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