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H.E. Paul Kagame was honored at the World Tourism Awards 2017

On 6 November at the Excel Centre, this year, H.E. Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda, was represented with the 2017 World Tourism Award in regards to visionary leadership on the first day of World Travel Market London. Charity Challenge …

  • Negros Occidental joins the North Philippines Tourism and Travel Expo

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Negros Occidental will be a part of the three-day 10th North Philippines Tourism and Travel Expo (NorthPhil) that commences from Friday, November 17 at the SM City Clark located in Pampanga. Called as the largest tourism fair in Northern Luzon, …

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  • Tourism – A hot discussion for every country!

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    What’s tourism in actuality as more and more discussions regarding tourism are doing their rounds creating much hype around the country.   Many Papua New Guineans have associated themselves to the cultural festivals along with snorkeling, diving, trekking, bird watching, …

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  • Destination Dc Anticipates A Year Of Firsts In Convention Sales And Services

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Throughout 2018, Destination DC (DDC) will welcome first-time groups meeting in Washington, DC, new accolades to entice meetings and conventions and myriad new hotel inventory and special events venues. First-time citywide conferences and events (2,500 or more rooms on peak) …

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  • Corporate Travel Forum Beijing Ropes In Big Name Sponsors And Speakers

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The recent 2017 Corporate Travel Forum Beijing (CTF) garnered the support of multiple big name sponsors eager contribute to the one-day roadshow that took place. Organised by TTG Events (TTG) and Carlson Wagonlit Travel China (CWT), the Beijing event, which …

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  • Eivind Roald To Leave SAS

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Executive Vice President and Head of SAS Growth Initiative Eivind Roald has decided to leave SAS after six successful years. He will join Altor Equity Partners as an Industrial Advisor.   Eivind Roald joined SAS in 2012 as EVP Sales …

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  • Emirates Flight Training Academy Selects TRU Simulation + Training For Industry-First Simulators

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Emirates Flight Training Academy, the state of the art training facility developed by Emirates to train cadet pilots has signed an agreement with TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, to supply six new Flight Simulation Training …

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  • Emirates Partners With Thales For Next Generation broadband connectivity

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Emirates and Thales have signed a new agreement to equip its Boeing 777X fleet with the next generation broadband inflight connectivity using Inmarsat GX global network. The partnership will give Emirates customers best in class connectivity on its Boeing 777X …

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  • Emirates Brings In A Step Change In 3D Printing For Aircraft Parts

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Emirates has announced that it has used cutting-edge 3D printing technology to manufacture components for its aircraft cabins. The airline has reached a significant milestone in innovation by using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), a new and innovative 3D printing technique …

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  • Norwegian Reward Marks 10th Anniversary with Passenger Tips for Cheaper Flights

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Norwegian Reward, Norwegian’s award winning loyalty program, is celebrating its tenth anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, the Reward team is revealing the top 10 tips travelers can use to avoid paying full fare for a Norwegian flight.     …

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  • Santa Set To Jet In To Shannon Airport One More Time

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Short of Christmas Eve itself, Santa’s busiest day in the run up to December 25th is set again for Shannon Airport as the big man jets in for his fifth successive annual Santa Flights on December 2nd and 3rd.   …

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  • Alaska Airlines Will Discontinue Flying To Havana, Cuba

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Alaska Airlines announced today that it will end a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba. The last flight is planned for Jan. 22. The airline will redeploy aircraft used to serve Havana to markets with higher demand.   …

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  • Alaska Airlines To Fly The Only Nonstop Flight From Seattle to Pittsburgh

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Alaska Airlines today announced it will add nonstop, daily service between Seattle and Pittsburgh next fall. This new service is currently the only nonstop flight offered from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport. The new route provides a link …

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  • Year To Date Cargo Traffic Grows 9.1% At DWC

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Cargo traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew 9.1% during the first nine months of the year, according to the traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.   DWC handled a total of 704,735 tonnes of freight year to …

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  • Flanders Meeting & Convention Center’s “A Room – a ZOO” Campaign Wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The “A room with a zoo” campaign, promotes the new convention center in Antwerp, Belgium, with a purpose and introduces conservation in the meeting industry. Congratulations also go out to the other two finalists of the 2017 ICCA Best Marketing …

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  • IATA Calls for Valuable Lessons To Be Learnt From PED Ban

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for aviation security to be further strengthened by addressing four key areas;   closer government-to-government cooperation to eliminate the long-term challenges of extraterritorial measures, the universal application of global standards, better information-sharing among …

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  • IATA Urges Swift GASeP Implementation

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the swift implementation by states of the first Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) which was established this week by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).     “Flying is secure, …

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  • Saudia Is Set To Take Delivery Of Its 29th New Aircraft This Week

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has for the last two years been consistently adding new aircraft to its fleet, acquiring the latest aircraft types – both narrow and widebody – to meet …

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  • Saudia To Increase Capacity To Los Angeles For Upcoming Holiday Season

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), will add new capacity on the Los Angeles route with two new flights added from Jeddah starting from December 10th until the end of January 2018.     Currently a thrice-weekly service operated Jeddah-Los Angeles, the …

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  • Airport Authority Announces Executive Hires

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    The Metropolitan Airport Authority (MNAA) Board of Commissioners at the November board meeting unanimously approved Interim President and CEO Doug Kreulen’s recommendations to promote Robert Ramsey to Chief Operations Officer and hire Doug Sloan as Chief Legal Officer and Margaret …

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  • Hawaiian Airlines Announces CEO Retirement

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    Hawaiian Airlines today announced the planned retirement of Mark Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer, and the selection of Peter Ingram, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, to replace Dunkerley, effective March 1, 2018.   Dunkerley’s departure will end …

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