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American Airlines takes delivery of its first A321neo

American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft, MSN8647, departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the …

At the New York Times Travel Show 2019, India received Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’!

At the recently concluded New York Times Travel Show 2019, India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’. It’s the largest travel show in North America, organized from 25th – 27th January in New York, USA.   Ministry …

The UK features among poor-performing destinations last year

Last year, the UK was among one of the few poor-performing destinations that the UNWTO singled out for a bumper year in international tourism.   In 2018, global international arrivals hit 1.4 billion, two years before the forecasts.   The Middle …

This year, New York is hoped to experience major growth in tourism!

This year, for all the lovers of art, history, music and good food, New York is the place to be. The state will be observing the semi-centennial anniversaries of the original 1969 Woodstock festival and the Stonewall Uprising, along with …

World’s first interactive marijuana museum debuts in Las Vegas

Cannabition, the world’s first interactive museum celebrating all things cannabis was launched in Las Vegas, Nevada on 20 September.     As per the museum founder J.J. Walker it will exhibit the world’s largest bong  which is 24ft tall and …

  • Overseas Visitors To Choose NSW As Their Destination

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres has welcomed the figures from Tourism Research Australia’s, International Visitor Survey showing NSW leading the nation, achieving phenomenal growth in international visitors. “This is fantastic news for our tourism industry with …

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  • Ireland wows American travel professionals

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Representatives of Pleasant Holidays – one of the largest tour operators in the United States – together with five of its top-selling travel agents, have been visiting Ireland, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.   Pleasant Holidays launched …

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  • Joanna Lumley and Heathrow celebrate 70 years

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Joanna Lumley celebrates Heathrow’s 70th anniversary by unveiling the final plaque in a series of new installations Each plaque represents an iconic moment in British culture and the airports history The plaques feature some of the world’s most influential figures, …

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  • Four Seasons Resort And Club Dallas At Las Colinas Llians Celebrates Global Wellness Day On June11

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas joins together with other Four Seasons hotels around the world to support Global Wellness Day on Saturday, June 11, 2016.   Global Wellness Day aims to make wellness a lifestyle and …

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  • New March Passenger Record For BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport announced today that 2,080,117 passengers flew through the airport in March 2016. That figure was an increase of 8.9 percent over the same month last year and a new passenger record for the month of …

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  • Celebrate Dad With Beer,Brunch And Barbecue At Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale At Troon North

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with a weekend of foodie fun at Proof, an American Canteen, at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North.   “Proof is the perfect spot to treat Dad, with an atmosphere emphasising casual, comfort and …

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  • Busselton transforming into world-class holiday destination

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    With major works set to continue on its iconic foreshore, Busselton is transforming into a world-class holiday destination.   The region will receive a $10.5 million redevelopment fund which will deliver quality beachfront accommodation and tourism experiences.   The significant …

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  • Luxury Travel Agents to include Ireland in their programme

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    A group of top class travel agents, representing the high end and luxury market from Australia to Germany have arrived in Ireland on a tour to learn more about our three major tourism brands: Ireland’s Ancient East; the Wild Atlantic …

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  • Air France Invents Sustainable And Responsible Uniform

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    As part of its commitment to sustainable development and notably its policy of recycling end-of-life products, Air France has set up an innovative and original uniform recycling operation, a first in the textile sector.   A company-wide collection of used …

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  • A320neo with CFM LEAP-1A engines receives joint EASA and FAA Airworthiness Type Certification

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    On 31st May 2016, the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft, the A320neo, received on-schedule the Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the second engine option to be certified – CFM International’s* LEAP-1A …

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  • Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Strong demand for space from first time and established exhibitors is characterizing IMEX America 2016 which returns to the Sands Expo® and Convention Center at The Venetian®| The Palazzo® in Las Vegas from 18 to 20 October 2016.   Several …

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  • Philippines receives 22,121 Indian Tourists in Q1- 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Philippines recorded 22,121 Indian tourist arrivals during January – March 2016, indicating an increase of 23.7 per cent, over the same period last year. As per reports, the Department of Tourism Philippines has confirmed that there were 6,943 visitor arrivals …

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  • TTF welcomes labor’s northern Australia tourism infrastructure fund

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    The peak tourism body Tourism & Transport Forum Australiahas welcomed Labor’s announcement of the establishment of a $1 billion Northern Australia Tourism Infrastructure Fund if elected to Government.   But TTF says political parties must now spell out their plans …

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  • IATA: Aviation Leaders Gathering In Dublin

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Dublin, Ireland for the Association’s 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit.     The AGM will open with …

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  • SWISS takes the Jura region aloft

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

     International Air Lines will be offering its premium long-haul guests culinary delights from Switzerland’s Jura region for the next three months. The latest chapter in the award-winning “SWISS Taste of Switzerland” inflight catering concept showcases creations from the Hôtel-Restaurant du …

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  • Wizz Air Announces A New Route From kiev to Gdansk

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Kiev to Gdansk. The new service will commence on 2 August and operate with two weekly flights, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Tickets are …

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  • The 2 nd Edition of PULIRE Asia Pacific 2016 eyes 20% growth in 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Thailand will once again witness a major platform for the Asia Pacific cleaning industry through an expansive product showcase and educational platform. Afidamp Servizi SRL, the business corporation of Afidamp FAB in corporation with IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., are …

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  • Wizz Air Announces Another Attractive Route From Vilnius To The French Riviera

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Vilnius to Nice in southern France. The new service will commence on 3 August and operate with two weekly flights, on Wednesdays and …

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  • IBTM china announces hot topics to be covered at this year’s knowledge forum

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Ibtm china 2016 , taking place in Beijing on the 7th and 8th September at the China National Convention Centre , has announced that the key themes to be explored in this year’s ibtm china Knowledge Forum are Industry Engagement, …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines Launches New Daily Direct Flight Service to Osaka Kansai

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    Commencing on 15 July 2016, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will launch daily service between Hong Kong and Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan. This new destination will further strengthen the airline’s network in Asia-Pacific, and provide travellers who …

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