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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 …

  • UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar

    Published on : Saturday, November 4, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai has visited Madagascar to express the Organization’s full support to the tourism sector. Madagascar’s tourism is facing a challenging situation following a plague outbreak which has prompted some countries to …

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  • Four African-American Pilots Receive Recognition In New Delta Flight Museum Exhibition

    Published on : Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Celebrating Delta’s commitment to diversity, the Delta Flight Museum’s new temporary exhibition spotlights four of Delta’s past and present African-American pilots with inspiring stories.   The “Sky is Not the Limit: Breaking the Color Barrier” exhibition features African-American aviation pioneers …

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  • Boeing, Air China Celebrate Delivery of China’s First 737 MAX 8

    Published on : Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Boeing and Air China celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX 8. China’s national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to receive the 737 MAX. Customers throughout China will take delivery of nearly 100 737 …

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  • American Airlines Honors DCA Team Member Bette Nash for 60 Years of Service

    Published on : Saturday, November 4, 2017

    American Airlines team member Bette Nash, a flight attendant based at Washington D.C.’s Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), celebrated her diamond jubilee (60 years of service) with the airline.   At a ceremony at DCA, Jill Surdek, vice president …

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  • Tourism Ireland event showcases Kerry to key German travel trade and media

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, is leading a delegation from Kerry to Berlin. The aim of the visit is to highlight Kerry in the all-important German market, and in particular the new, twice-weekly Ryanair flight …

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  • Van Gogh Makes A $56 Million Dollar Mark On Melbourne

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    The sun may have set on the record-breaking Van Gogh and the Seasons exhibition but its impact is still being felt, with new data revealing the exhibition generated almost $56 million for the Victorian economy.   Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley …

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  • Orange County Great Park’s Spooktacular Guests Donate 30,252 Pounds of Food to Charity

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Visitors to the Orange County Great Park donated food items equal to more than 25,000 meals during the Park’s Spooktacular Fun Days event Oct. 14-15. The donations kicked off the City’s month-long Fall Food Drive: Scare Away Hunger with 30,252 …

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  • Witty Games (India) launches In-Between and RummyKing!

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Witty Games, a part of the Head Infotech group, has begun its foray into social gaming with two innovative social casino games In-Between and RummyKing. The games are free to play but also have the option to enhance the gaming …

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  • Hyatt House Brand Debuts In Turkey With Opening Of Hyatt House Gebze

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the entry of the Hyatt House brand into the Turkish market with the opening of Hyatt House Gebze. The opening of the hotel is an important step towards increasing Hyatt’s brand presence throughout Europe and is …

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  • Conrad Macao’s 2017 ‘PINK Inspired’ Campaign Raises over MOP140,000

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Conrad Macao, Cotai Central raised over MOP140,000 during October as part of the hotel’s PINK Inspired campaign to support the Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s PINK Revolution and local Macao charitable organisation Associação de Feliz Paraíso. As a sponsor of the …

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  • VisitScotland: And the winner is…Scotland

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Edinburgh skyline seen from Salisbury Crags, Arthur’s Seat.   As BAFTA Scotland prepares to honour the very best talent in film, TV and games produced in Scotland over the last year on Sunday (5 November), VisitScotland is celebrating some of …

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  • Air Seychelles Launches Digital Shopping Catalouge For Lounge Guests

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Air Seychelles has launched a digital catalogue for lounge guests at Seychelles International Airport, enabling travellers to shop at the touch of a button.   The digital catalogues can be accessed on tablets available at both the Air Seychelles Premium …

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  • Royal Orchid Hotels Announces Partnership With UK’s Bespoke Hotels

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to represent Bespoke Hotels Ltd in India.   With this strategic partnership, Bespoke and Royal Orchid shall work together to enhance each other’s revenues and brand …

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  • Plan your ultimate bucket list of New Zealand experiences

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    To celebrate New Zealand being named one of the top ten countries to visit in 2018 according to Lonely Planet Best in Travel, here’s the ultimate New Zealand Bucket List. Hobbiton – Just outside of the Waikato town of Matamata, …

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  • First Holiday Inn hotel signed in Cape Town

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of Holiday Inn Cape Town in partnership with Leisure Hotel Holding (Pty) Ltd. Currently operating as Strand Tower Hotel, the property is expected to be rebranded …

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  • Resolution by extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of SAS AB

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of SAS AB, on Friday, November 3, 2017, resolved in accordance with the Board’s proposal to authorize the Board, with deviation from the preferential rights of shareholders, up until the next AGM, to decide on issuance …

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  • VisitScotland: Ginterested?

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    With the UK’s love affair with Mother’s Ruin showing no signs of slowing down, VisitScotland is quenching the thirst of gin fans with the creation of its very first interactive gin map.   Taking you on a virtual tour, Scotland’s Gin …

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  • Emirates welcomes 100th A380 to its fleet

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Emirates today celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg.   His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive officiated the ceremony. …

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  • Thompson Okanagan of British Columbia recognized as America’s first sustainable tourism destination

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Thompson Okanagan of British Columbia has recently been honored as the first sustainable tourism destination in the USA. The way in which a destination manages itself in terms of perspectives like environmental, social and cultural are considered while measuring sustainable …

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  • Miami creates tourism record for overnight visitors

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    The Visitors Bureau along with Greater Miami Convention has jointly declared that the place welcomed record-breaking $26 billion expenditures in terms of overnight visitors from September 2016 till August of this year, the time immediately before, Hurricane Irma struck Florida. …

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