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WTTC introduces new guidelines for ‘Safe and Seamless Travel’

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recently announced a new set of guidelines for ‘Safe and Seamless Travel’ with the aim of ensuring people to enjoy Safe Travels in the ‘new normal’.

  • For the Japanese market, TAT endorses Thailand as a crucial destination for sports tourism!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    In Tokyo yesterday, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) organized a press conference to promote Sports Tourism in Thailand as a first-rate international sports destination that can be visited all through the year.   The press conference was arranged together …

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  • Secret City Trails raised €200,000 from Transavia Ventures

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Secret City Trails, a startup in Portugal turning tourism into playtime, has raised €200,000 from Transavia Ventures, the fund of Transavia Airlines. “Imagine, as a traveller, instead of following a tour guide that takes you past busy and crowded sights, at fixed …

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  • Airlines under pressure to handle record Heathrow passenger growth

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Heathrow reported a 2.1% increase in passenger traffic in January, with a record 5.9 million people travelling through the airport*.   Heathrow has been ranked as the worst UK airport to fly from, with 24% of all flights delayed*. The …

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  • WestJet welcomes Dawson Creek, B.C. to its network

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    WestJet today announced that it will add new non-stop daily service between Dawson Creek, B.C., and Calgary on WestJet Link beginning April 26, 2020.   The year-round service will give guests from Dawson Creek the opportunity to travel conveniently for business and pleasure throughout the WestJet …

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  • Airbus reveals its blended wing aircraft demonstrator

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator.   At 2 metres long and 3.2 metres wide, with a surface area of about 2.25m², MAVERIC features a disruptive …

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  • Air Seychelles Newest Addition To Be Named ‘PTI Merl Dezil’ S7-PTI

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Air Seychelles has today confirmed that its second Airbus A320neo aircraft will be named after oneof Seychelles critically endangered bird called ‘Pti Merl Dezil’ also known as the ‘Seychelles Warbler’.Set to be delivered in March 2020, under the code S7-PTI, …

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  • TrueNoord delivers second Dash 8-400 to Philippine Airlines

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    TrueNoord, the specialist regional aircraft lessor, has delivered the second of two new Dash 8-400 aircraft which it has placed on long term operating lease agreements with Philippine Airlines (PAL). These aircraft (MSN 4610/4612) are the first Dash 8-400 aircraft manufactured …

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  • Thailand records highest rate of recovery of patients infected with novel Coronavirus

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to express our thanks for the hundreds of thousands of visitors who have booked travel to the kingdom over the next few months for their continued support, and to reassure that the …

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  • The African Union is targeting the tourism industry as a transformative tool

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    The African Union (AU) is targeting the tourism industry as a transformative tool for the economic development of Africa, an AU official explained on Monday.   “For the first time we’re seriously addressing the sector of tourism. Tourism is a …

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  • Venice installed people-counting technology

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    As the famous carnival of Venice got underway this Saturday, local authorities started testing a new monitoring system that would track city tourist numbers which struggles frequently with overcrowding during peak times.   The system of sensors and cameras has …

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  • Qatar Airways Statement On Air Italy

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Since the acquisition on 28 September 2017 of a minority stake in Air Italy, Qatar Airways has strongly believed in the company and in its potential, supporting management’s proposed business plan with a view to improving Air Italy’s growth and …

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  • World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys Returns with Double Points

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Today, World of Hyatt, Hyatt’s award-winning loyalty program, announced the return of Bonus Journeys, a global promotion providing World of Hyatt members opportunities to accelerate point earnings this year. Bonus Journeys advances care for World of Hyatt members by helping them …

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  • The Karnataka Planning Board targets on tourism development in coastal regions

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    The Karnataka Planning Board will target on tourism development all over the coastal regions, as per BJ Puttaswamy, Deputy Chairman of the Karnataka State Planning Board.   At a recent workshop on Monday on ‘economic development of coastal Karnataka’, arranged …

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  • Tourism properties should be on Government lands, says NPRAAF

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Today, the Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) advised that from now on, all development projects of the Tourism Department should be on the lands purchased by the Government as per the Government standing order.   A press …

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  • Virus will impact NZ tourism, says Bruce Moffat!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    As per the tourism leader of the district, the tourism spending from Chinese visitors coming to Mid Canterbury, and other destinations in New Zealand, will be impacted by the coronavirus, but by exactly much is yet to be known and …

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  • The Indian Tourism Minister mentions about new draft National Tourism Policy!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    On Monday, the government said a new draft National Tourism Policy has been prepared with an aim on generating employment and development of tourism in a sustainable manner. The Tourism Minister of India, Mr. Prahlad Joshi in a written reply …

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  • Attributable to KiwiRail Group Chief Operating Officer Todd Moyle

    Published on : Monday, February 10, 2020

    Repairs to an Auckland train signalling cabinet affected by a fire this morning are likely to take at least the rest of the day.     Smoke and water damage means the electrical equipment is being replaced and taken through …

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  • Calgary’s Hometown Airline Continues to Invest in Convenient and Unique Travel Options

    Published on : Monday, February 10, 2020

    Today, WestJet announced its summer schedule featuring more than 90 new flights from Calgary including new non-stop WestJet Link service to Dawson Creek, B.C.       “WestJet is focused on investing in Alberta to build and strengthen our Calgary hub,” said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet Chief Commercial …

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  • WestJet Link to Offer the City’s Only Daily Non-Stop to Calgary

    Published on : Monday, February 10, 2020

    WestJet today announced that it will add new non-stop daily service between Dawson Creek, B.C., and Calgary on WestJet Link beginning April 26, 2020.       The year-round service will give guests from Dawson Creek the opportunity to travel conveniently for business and pleasure throughout …

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  • London Stansted Welcomes High Court’s Dismissal of Planning Legal Challenge

    Published on : Monday, February 10, 2020

    A High Court judge has dismissed an appeal by Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to have the airport’s planning application to serve more passengers determined by Central Government.     The application, which would see the airport increase the number of …

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