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Five hurt in Switzerland chainsaw attack

The police reported that five people have been injured when a man armed with a chainsaw attacked in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen.   The attackers are being searched, central parts of the town on the German borders are sealed …

  • Five hurt in Switzerland chainsaw attack

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

    The police reported that five people have been injured when a man armed with a chainsaw attacked in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen.   The attackers are being searched, central parts of the town on the German borders are sealed …

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  • Ethiopian Airlines had an emergency landing

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

    An Ethiopian Airlines plane, hailing from Addis Ababa, capital and the largest city in Ethopia, made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi for a technical error.     The plane landed at Indira Gandhi International …

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  • China hopes tourism drive during 2022 Winter Olympic Games

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

    China is hoping a surge in tourism during 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Bejing. The local authorities in China are taking now the opportunities to present it as a place of tourism interest.     According China National Tourism Administration …

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  • Qantas flight forced to return post engine trouble

    Published on : Saturday, July 22, 2017

    A Qantas flight had to spend several hours circling off the coast of Sydney after an engine problem over the Pacific Ocean forced it to make a U-turn.   Qantas flight 7 returned safely to Sydney after less than four …

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  • Big tech-trends to reshape the travel industry

    Published on : Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Today’s travel industry is seeing rapid growth, high customer expectations, fierce competition, and pressure on margins. The travel industry market is driven by new technologies and the new business models. the experts have always been pondering what holds in store …

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  • Australian Airbnb hosts will face fine for rowdy guests

    Published on : Saturday, July 22, 2017

    The government in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, has proposed a regulation for the Airbnb hosts. Residents who willingly let out their spare rooms to noisy guests could be forced to pay a fee as compensation for the inconvenience caused …

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  • Jet2 nosedives, plunges towards sea, passengers text loved ones

    Published on : Saturday, July 22, 2017

    An aircraft of Jet2 abruptly plunged towards the sea, after nose-diving sharply amidst a screeching alarm when the pilot warned the passengers that they would be required to be ready for an ‘emergency descent’.   Immediately, some terror-struck passengers started …

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  • US will ban travel to North Korea

    Published on : Saturday, July 22, 2017

    US government said that it will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea, as there is a risk of “long-term detention” in the country. U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has authorised a “Geographical Travel Restriction” to prevent them from …

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  • Emirates plane from Dubai crashes with Air Seychelles while descent

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

      Emirates’ Airbus A380-800 (flight EK-703), a double decker plane from Dubai boarding hundred of passengers almost collided with another  Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200 when it was descending at an airport in Mauritius, on its way to Mahe Island.   …

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  • Tourists rush for London as low pound beats terror fear

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    Of late the recent terror attacks in London are surpassed surprisingly by the lowering valuation of the pound while foreign tourists have been pouring into the capital.   Bookings for international arrivals in London remain robust and are about 14% …

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  • 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    A massive earthquake of 6.7 magnitude has hit the coastal areas of Turkey and Greece, leaving more than 200 injured and killing two.     The earthquake struck near major tourist destinations around the Aegean sea in the early hours …

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  • Beefed-up security for travellers of US international flights

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    Travellers might have to face more hassle for international flights to the US as the airlines are starting to implement additional security measures.   The new security measures will be applied to more than  280 airports in 105 countries, however …

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  • Foreign tourist arrivals to Canada surge, hit highest May record

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    May 2017 has witnessed the highest ever number of international travellers to Canada, while the number of Canadians heading for the United States have declined.   As per the official reports of Statistics Canada, Canadians made 3.2 million trips to …

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  • Vietnam needs apt tourism policies to unlock its $35b potential

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    In a conference, tourism experts of Vietnam discussed certain measures aimed to eliminate complexities with a view to unlock the US$35 billion industry, to prepare for the second Viet Nam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) that would be hosted in Ha …

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  • Engine shut-down compels emergency landing of United Airlines

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    An aircraft on a transatlantic flight was compelled to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon after the crew members were forced to shut down one of its engines.   Flight UA-125 of United Airlines was heading to …

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  • Smoke Alarm Forces Evacuation From Thomas Cook Flight

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    VACATIONERS were physically injured as they were evacuating a London-bound Thomas Cook plane in Egypt after smoke started emanating from beneath a passenger’s seat.   Thomas Cook said it was a “controlled” evacuation of the 251 passengers and nine crew …

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  • Business Groups Raise Alarm on Trump Changes to Obama Visa Policy

    Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Warning of the “economic ramifications” of the “significant policy change,” 20 trade associations have asked the Trump administration to reconsider an executive order likely to lengthen the period international visitors must wait for visas to visit the U.S.   The …

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  • Record-breaking cruise season in 2107-2018 for Abu Dhabi

    Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is set to bring aboard more than 300,000 passengers during the 2017-2018 cruise season. The data revealed 148 calls from 18 ships from 15 cruise lines for the coming season.   There is …

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  • Global airport baggage protection market expected to rise tremendously in coming four years

    Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Global Airport Baggage Protection Market has increased at a significant CAGR during the last couple of years and projections are made that the market would rise in the next four years i.e. 2017-2021 tremendously.   To prevent baggage loss, damage, …

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  • Foreign tourist arrivals rise by 30% in Tunisia in 2017

    Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The number of foreign visitors arriving in Tunisia in the initial half of 2017 rose by nearly 29.3% as compared to the same period of 2016 as more than 2.5 million tourists had visited the country, as per the Tunisian …

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