News Pick

  • Central Italy’s nightclub stampede killed 6 and 100 injured

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    A stampede in a nightclub in Italy killed at least six people and more than 100 people injured, out of which 10 of them are seriously injured.     The officials say that the incident took place place near the …

  • Singapore’s travel advisory for Kuala Lumpur for the weekend

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    The Lion City issued a rare travel advisory – warning its citizens to avoid Kuala Lumpur over security concerns.     Singapore is embroiled in disputes with Malaysia over air and sea boundaries.       The Human Rights Commission …

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Global Travel News

  • Campaign Encourages Responsible Camping This Summer

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

    “If managed well tourism has the ability to enrich New Zealand and the lives of New Zealanders. This campaign complements the significant amount of work being done across the sector to ensure this is achieved,” says Tourism New Zealand Chief …

  • Smart Transport Simulators Gold Sponsors at 7th International Railway Summit

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

    Smart Transport Simulators, international providers of comprehensive simulation training systems for the rail industry, will participate as Gold Sponsors at the 7th International Railway Summit in Frankfurt on 20-22 February 2019.   A part of the Neokon Baltija group in …

  • Scandic Hotels Expands To Munich

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

    Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with developers Art-Invest Real Estate and Accumulata Real Estate regarding the operation of a new hotel, Scandic Munich Macherei.     The hotel will …

  • Boeing Launches Longest-Range Business Jet Ever With BBJ 777X

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

    Boeing Business Jets today announced it is launching the BBJ 777X, a new Boeing Business Jet model that can fly more than half way around the world without stopping, farther than any business jet ever built.     “Our most …

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Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • Greece occupies the 3rd spot for outdoor activities tourism in the world

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Greece was ranked the third destination world over in terms of outdoor activities for the summer of 2018 (April 1-October 31), as per data by international booking platform Adrenaline-Hunter.com which concentrates on outdoor tourism. France occupied the top position because …

  • To increase Chinese tourists, Europe is looking on its visa-policies

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Countries all over the world long for China’s huge outbound travel market. However, when the mobility of those tourists get upset, so too are potential earnings. That’s the point the European Travel Commission (ETC) is all set to drive home …

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    ASIA

  • Philippines tourism skyrocketing at a faster pace

    Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018

    Composed of 7,641 islands with almost 82 provinces divided into 18 regions, the Philippines is an archipelagic country to the South-east Asia. The finance of the country is majorly dependent on tourism. Its rich biodiversity, beaches, diving spots, rainforests and …

  • Indonesia aiming to become the best fishing tourism destination in the world

    Published on : Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    Indonesia is aiming to become the best fishing tourism destination in the world.   Dwisuryo Indroyono Soesilo, the Tourism Ministry’s marine tourism development acceleration team head, said that the Indonesian ministry is collaborating with the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry …

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    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Qatar Airways is the first Middle Eastern airline to provide direct flights to Mombasa

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

    Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today at Moi International Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Kenya. Qatar Airways flight QR1333, operated by an Airbus A320, departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Sunday 9 …

  • Kenya Airways reduces frequency of New York service

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    After one month after launching its inaugural New York flight on October 28, Kenya Airways has announced plans to reduce frequency on the route.     Effective January 15, Kenya Airways will operate between New York Kennedy and Nairobi five …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) appoints Kelly Craighead as its President an

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Kelly Craighead as President and Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2019.   Craighead has spent over 15 years in the public and private sectors, recently serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for …

  • New Five-Star Halong Bay Cruise Welcomes Celebrity Chef

    Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018

    British Michelin-starred chef John Burton-Race will bring celebrity star power to the largest and most lavish cruising vessel to debut on Halong Bay when he hosts a seven-course dinner next month.   Burton-Race, who has appeared in a string of popular …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Sri Lankan Tourism Industry affected by political crisis

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

       The month of December usually marks the beginning of tourism season in Sri Lanka. Visitors come to the Indian Ocean island nation to enjoy its beaches, historic places, interesting nature and tasty food.       Tourism season in …

  • Sri Lanka tourism introduces new brand to attract millennials for MICE tourism

    Published on : Monday, December 10, 2018

    Sri Lankan tourism industry is looking to amplify its visitor footfall through multi-pronged marketing efforts, while seeking to shake off concerns over recent political developments.     On November 5 Sri Lanka’s Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) launched its new “So …

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