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More Go to Mexico! Spirit Airlines Adds New Nonstop Service to Cancun

Just in time for spring break, Spirit Airlines is giving Guests more ways to escape the cold for Mexico’s Riviera Maya. America’s fastest growing airline will expand its nonstop service to Cancun from five new cities in the U.S., including …

  • Nigerians in South Africa Offered Free Home Flight Post Xenophobic Attacks

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, “Nigerians in South Africa are being offered a free flight to return home,” Nigeria’s foreign ministry said.   The attacks on foreign-owned businesses in South Africa have angered many Nigerians who feel they are being …

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  • Marriott International to Debut the W Hotels Brand in Toronto

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Marriott International, has signed an agreement with Larco to bring W Hotels’ bold design, signature Whatever/Whenever® service and innovative programming to Toronto for the first time, underscoring growing demand for luxury in Canada and the brand’s boundary-breaking approach to design. …

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  • airBaltic Publishes Its Full Winter Schedule

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Latvian airline airBaltic has fully published its upcoming winter season schedule which will begin on October 27 th , 2019. For the first time during this winter season airBaltic offers flights from Riga to Athens, Dublin, Reykjavik and Stuttgart.   Wolfgang Reuss, …

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  • South African Court Sets Aside Decision to Impound Air Tanzania Plane

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Setting aside an earlier decision to impound an Air Tanzania plane, a South African court has allowed the plane to leave the country.   On August 24, the plane, an Airbus 220-300, had been prevented from taking off from Johannesburg because of …

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  • Cruise Companies Come to Rescue of Bahamas after Dorian Wreaks Havoc

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    As the widespread devastation caused by deadly Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas becomes more apparent on the ravished archipelago, a bread-and-butter staple of the tourist industry, the cruise companies are pledging to help fund major relief.   Royal Caribbean, which has shuttled thousands …

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  • California Dive Boat Disaster: 20 Bodies Recovered, Search Operations Suspended

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    After divers recovered 20 bodies and spotted another four to six trapped in underwater wreckage, search operations were suspended Tuesday for survivors of a scuba-diving boat disaster off the California coast   The search operation saw three helicopter crews and boats scour a region …

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  • Rapid tourism growth leading to over-tourism and infra stress: TTCR

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    The World Economic Forum released its latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report (TTCR), ranking 140 countries on their relative strengths in global tourism and travel.   Marking over a decade of travel and tourism benchmarking by the Forum, the 2019 …

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  • Inaugural Destination NSW Focus on Greater China Event this Week

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    The NSW Government, in partnership with its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, is hosting 50 key buyers from Greater China at the inaugural Destination NSW Focus on Greater China event this week.   The delegates are set to attend a two-day …

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  • Air Seychelles Invests In New Equipment To Support Ground Handling And Cargo Business

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today announced that the airline have recently acquired a series of new equipment to support the growth of the ground handling and cargo business.   The new equipment include one main …

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  • Boeing and China Airlines Finalize Order for Six 777 Freighters

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    China Airlines finalized its agreement with Boeing to order six 777 Freighters to modernize its cargo fleet. The carrier, which currently operates one of the world’s largest 747 Freighter fleets, plans to transition to the largest and longest range twin-engine freighters …

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  • Asian Development Bankand PATA to Partner with Plug and Play

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a non-profit membership association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism within the Asia Pacific region, have teamed …

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  • ACJ319 is highlighted at Russian airshow

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showing an ACJ319 at RUBAE[1], giving visitors the opportunity to see for themselves the benefits of the widest and tallest cabin of any business jet.     The aircraft is operated by MJet on VVIP charter flights, …

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  • Qatar Airways Inaugurates Landmark New Office in Amman

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Qatar Airways celebrated the opening of its new office in Amman which was initiated with its inauguration on Monday, 2 September and was followed by an elegant VIP gala dinner on the same day. The successful office opening ceremony was …

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  • TTF Ahmedabad concludes with a growth of 10% from last year

    Published on : Wednesday, September 4, 2019

    TTF (Travel & Tourism Fair) Ahmedabad 2019 concluded on a high note with a bumper response of over 9,000 visitors, registering a growth of 10% over the first two days from last year. With two full days reserved for B2B, …

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  • Europe’s largest annual hot air balloon event to attract millions of tourists to Longleat

    Published on : Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    More than 200 hot air balloons from around the world will be ascending from Longleat next week (13th-15th September) as part of Europe’s largest annual hot air balloon event. Now in its fourth year, Sky Safari is one of the …

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  • BAME Women in Travel to host WTM Networking Workshop For content creators

    Published on : Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women through employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will host a World Travel Market (WTM) Networking Workshop for content creators at Intrepid Travel’s London office from 6pm – 9pm …

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  • Guyana Tourism Authority wins ‘Destination Stewardship Award’ at CTO’s Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Awards

    Published on : Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Guyana, through the work of the Guyana Tourism Authority and its partners, was awarded the distinguished Destination Stewardship Award from the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) during the Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Awards. The awards ceremony was held on Thursday, August 29th, …

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  • Tourism industry trying to adapt to climate change

    Published on : Friday, August 30, 2019

    Every year, holiday makers in the US spend nearly $900 billion dollars on hiking, fishing and other types of outdoor recreation. The different types of business that participate in that tourism economy span a wide range—from big all-inclusive ski resorts …

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  • Dorian expected to extract heavy price from Florida

    Published on : Friday, August 30, 2019

    A state of emergency has been declared in Florida and authorities are urging residents to stockpile a week’s worth of food and supplies as Hurricane Dorian gathers strength and aims to slam the state on Monday as a Category 4 storm. …

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  • Florida on high alert as authorities issue storm warnings

    Published on : Friday, August 30, 2019

    Forecasters’ warnings grew increasingly dire on Thursday as they ratcheted up their expectations for Hurricane Dorian, saying it could hit the Florida coast as a Category 4 storm, with winds of at least 130 miles per hour.   Hurricane Dorian …

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