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  • Denver-based startup ready to launch supersonic air travel

    Published on : Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    Japan Airlines (JAL) has invested as much as $10 million in the Denver-based aerospace company Boom Supersonic.   It plans to resurrect the process of travel. In exchange for their funding JAL would also be capable of pre-ordering 20 of …

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  • Cabin smoke triggers emergency landing of British Airways flight

    Published on : Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    A flight of British Airways that was on its way to London suddenly declared an emergency over Iranian airspace.   Consequently it was rerouted to land at the closest major airport in Baku that is the capital of Azerbaijan. The …

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  • British Airways flight burst into flames mid-air, makes emergency landing

    Published on : Saturday, December 9, 2017

    A flight of British Airways burst into flames while it was flying from America to London and was compelled to make an emergency landing last night.   The packed plane had just taken off from Phoenix, Arizona and it was …

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  • London to promote its neighbourhoods to attract more international tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    London’s convention bureau will be showcasing the city’s diverse neighbourhoods as part of its 2018 European programme of hosted buyer trips.     As well as visiting venues and accommodation, the programme, which will see attendees discover the city according …

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  • Passengers complain of nausea, United Airlines diverted to London

    Published on : Monday, November 27, 2017

    A flight of United Airlines that was travelling from Germany to the United States was compelled to go for an emergency landing in London after many travellers reported feeling nauseous.   The plane was flying from Munich to Newark on …

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  • London Oxford Street panic creates havoc amongst Christmas shoppers

    Published on : Saturday, November 25, 2017

    An altercation between two men created mass panic in London on one of the busiest shopping days of the year leading to visitors of London West End running and hiding, two tube stations closing and armed police racing to scene …

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  • Surf Air to move London base from Luton to City Airport

    Published on : Friday, November 24, 2017

    The world’s first all-you-can-fly airline Surf Air has declared plans to move its London service to London City Airport with flights departing from its new hub as early as December.   In its official statement the company mentioned that its …

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  • Third of event attendees eager to travel ten hours to global events

    Published on : Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    A recent poll has discovered that nearly 55% of domestic attendees are really eager to ensure that their journey time is less than an hour. This is due to the fact that international tourists are far more flexible with about …

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  • Great Western Railway users expects heavy disruption over Christmas period

    Published on : Monday, November 13, 2017

    The rail users of England are warned to expect disruptions to their journeys during Christmas times. There could be significant trouble ahead for those looking to travel to England’s busiest capital city London.     The engineering projects have led …

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  • Travel industry experts condemn ‘unfair’ London tourist tax

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    The British Hospitality Association has fiercely spoken against the implication of London tourism tax.     Speaking at London’s World Travel Market this week, Ufi Ibrahim, chief executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA), said the idea was one ‘that …

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  • Birmingham partners with VisitBritain to attract global travellers

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    VisitBritain has announced a partnership with Birmingham and the surrounding areas to promote more of England’s regions to overseas visitors.   The three-year partnership is a joint initiative with Birmingham Airport, the West Midlands Growth Company, Shakespeare’s England and Marketing …

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  • Hotelbeds Group platform reaches 170,000 unique hotels following integrations

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Hotelbeds Group, the business-to-business provider of services to the travel industry globally, has provided – at the World Travel Market fair in London – an update on the latest stage of the integration of Tourico Holidays and GTA into the …

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  • Booking.com names top seven shopping destinations

    Published on : Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    With the holiday season just around the corner, Booking.com rounds up seven fabulous destinations around the globe to enjoy a major shopping fix and solve holiday gift conundrums in some of the world’s most tempting department stores. And after a …

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  • London no longer to be the third most popular tourist destination

    Published on : Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    A new research has shown that London might soon lose its third place in terms of international arrivals and slip down to the sixth position.     The UK capital is expected to welcome 19.8 million international visitors in 2017, …

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  • Dominvs Group will open the new hotel after restoration of London’s Magistrates’ Court

    Published on : Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    Dominvs Group, one of the well known real estate investment, development and asset Management Company is going to develop the 193-bedroom boutique hotel at London’s Tower Bridge, having acquired it in 2014.     Jay Ahluwalia, a director of Dominvs …

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  • London ready to host world’s debut LGBTQ+ travel expo

    Published on : Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Proud Experiences is going to be the world’s debut travel show that would be dedicated to the LGBTQ community.   It would be supporting the estimated $202 billion, high-growth and resilient market. Next June, Reed Exhibitions would be creating a …

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  • London tops the list of Europe’s cities for international travel

    Published on : Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    London generates more spend from international visitors than any other city in Europe, according to a new report launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).     In 2016, international visitors spent in the region of £11.2billion (€18.9billion) …

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  • President Paul Kagame received award for sustainable tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    President Paul Kagame had received an award for his efforts in promotion of sustainable tourism and conservation.       The award was presented by the World Travel Market, an annual world leading tourism and trade fair currently underway in …

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  • 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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  • 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, 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 as …

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