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  • Low Fares Coming to NorCal! Spirit Airlines Adds Sacramento to its Growing Network

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Hey Sacramento, low fares and signature service are on the way! Spirit Airlines is thrilled to announce it will soon serve its fifth destination in California, Sacramento!  Beginning June 20, 2019, Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service from Sacramento International …

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  • Shanghai generates more than $76 billion in tourism revenue

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism, Shanghai’s tourism industry generated 509.23 billion yuan (about 76 billion U.S. dollars) in 2018, a rise of 13.54 per cent year-on-year.   In 2018, Shanghai received 340 million domestic tourists, …

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  • WestJet complies with Transport Canada decision to ground Boeing MAX fleet

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    WestJet today announced that it is complying with Transport Canada’s decision to temporarily ground the Boeing 737 MAX fleet. The announcement was made by Transport Minister Marc Garneau this morning in Ottawa.   “We respect the decision made by Transport Canada and are …

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  • Discover The ART of Mindfulness With Four Seasons

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Awaken to the power of the present, with Four Seasons as guide, through three thoughtfully devised offers that open the gateway to Asia’s profound beauty and compelling consciousness.   Mindfulness is an art anyone can master.  Intensely personal, like the …

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  • Season ending blizzard leads to cancellation of 1,200 flights

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    As an end-of-the-season winter storm is set to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the Rockies and upper Midwest, all airline companies have cancelled more than 1,000 flights Wednesday.   Denver, which is a major hub or base for three …

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  • Mount Huangshan endorses tourism in Germany

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Mount Huangshan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, based in China’s eastern Anhui province. It is well-known for its eye-catching natural landscape which includes huge granitic boulders, old pine trees and the sea of clouds.   Also known as Yellow …

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  • Dubai College of Tourism opens up new campus at the headquarters of Dubai Tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Dubai College of Tourism (DCT) has recently introduced a new campus at the headquarters of Dubai Tourism in the Dubai World Trade Centre Area. The new campus is situated between Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre and Emirates Towers. This …

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  • Oman Air hosts Gulf Flight Safety Committee two day event in Muscat

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, hosted the annual Gulf Flight Safety Council (GFSC) meeting in Muscat on 5th and 6th December 2018 at the Golden Tulip Hotel Seeb. Attendees included representatives from Boeing, Airbus, PACA, Royal flight, …

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  • Westin Hotels & Resorts across Middle East and Africa Champion #JOMO

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    With Social Surprises, Ongoing Wellness Offerings and Limited-Edition Doortags; Westin Allows Travelers to Reclaim Their Well-Being Routine While on the Road Ahead of World Sleep Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts (Westin.Marriott.com) around the world are today recognizing the power of #JOMO. In …

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  • Jump into the colourful world of tokidoki at Changi Airport this March school holidays!

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    The colourful, eye-catching world of tokidoki has arrived at Changi Airport! Set to take the airport by storm this March school holidays, fans of the brand can immerse themselves in the criminally cute world of tokidoki through various installations and activities at Terminal 3 …

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  • Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone reduces business setup fees by more than 65%

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) has reduced business setup costs by more than 65%, with the aim of improving customer satisfaction, enhancing its regional competitiveness and attracting new sources of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The business setup cost reduction …

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  • Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for February 2019

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Copa Holdings, S.A., today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for February 2019:   Operating Data Feb 2019 Feb 2018 % Change (YOY) FY 2019 FY 2018 % Change (YOY) Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)   ASM (mm) (1) 1,956.0 1,956.5 0.0% 4,288.8 4,126.7 3.9% …

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  • Airbus delivers first FANS-C equipped A320 to easyJet

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Airbus has delivered the first *FANS-C equipped A320 aircraft to easyJet. In the frame of Europe’s SESAR Air Traffic Management (ATM) research programme, this aircraft – and others to follow – will take part in the Airbus-led project: “Demonstration of …

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  • In Dubai, Rotona to open pilot with Airbnb!

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Rotana, a private hotel management company in Abu Dhabi, will head a direct distribution agreement with Dubai-based Airbnb, even as it looks for opportunities for development in Syria, Africa and Eastern Europe, as per its acting chief executive.   “We’re …

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  • Global Cruise Industry Takes Lead on Sustainability

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) has underscored the global cruise industry’s commitment to sustainability work in keynote speeches delivered by CLIA Chair Adam Goldstein to The Economist’s 2019 World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, and in Berlin at ITB, the …

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  • Ontario Launches $30 Billion Infrastructure Funding Program

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Ontario’s Government is working for the people to make the province’s roads safer, commutes easier and communities healthier. Today, the province announced new infrastructure funding that will also help create and protect good jobs across the province.   “When it …

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  • Air Seychelles Ground Handling and Cargo Business Record Strong Performance in 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has recorded a strong performance in its ground handling and cargo business in 2018.   Between January and December last year, the ground handling department handled a total of 452,385 …

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  • John Wayne Airport Posts January 2019 Statistics

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in January 2019 as compared with January 2018. In January 2019, the Airport served 819,392 passengers, an increase of 0.3% when compared with the January 2018 passenger traffic count of 817,258.   Commercial …

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  • Abu Dhabi reduces fees to boost up tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Abu Dhabi has recently decreased tourism-related fees to assist the hospitality industry and draw greater number of visitors as the oil-rich emirate looks to expand its economy.   The Department of Culture & Tourism (DCT) explained on Tuesday that it …

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  • Lights, camera, action… Tourism Ireland and Verizon Media team up in new campaign

    Published on : Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Tourism Ireland in the US has joined forces with Verizon Media, in a new initiative to promote the island of Ireland. Verizon Media owns big brands like HuffPost, AOL and In the Know, as well as other well-known media names.   …

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