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Cuba and the US still share a companionship in spite of threats from President Trump

Over the weekend, the American Concha Regatta arrived in Havana from Key West. This is proof of the camaraderie that still remains between the people of both countries.     The Cuban government said that in spite of the threats …

Preferred Hotels & Resorts has launched I Prefer Planner in Asia Pacific

Designed to incentivize and reward meeting and event planners for choosing the independent hotel experience, Preferred Hotels & Resorts has launched I Prefer Planner in Asia Pacific.     Effective immediately, corporate travel buyers and planners across the region who …

U.S. airline satisfaction rises; ACSI Travel Report

Airline satisfaction for the Americans has risen 1.4 per cent as per American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Travel Report 2018-2019. Alaska Airlines has the industry’s top customer-satisfaction score (80 on ACSI’s 100-point scale), surpassing Southwest Airlines.     The rise …

South Carolina golf industry had economic impact of $2.59 billion in 2018, study

Golf courses and the off-course expenditures of visiting golfers had a total economic impact (direct, indirect and induced) of U.S. dollars 2.59 billion in South Carolina in 2018. The importance of South Carolina golf industry is highlighted in the study …

American bloggers described that foreign tourists face major problem in Pakistan

Alex, who worked on the travel blog called “Lost With Purpose”, was requested to speak at the Pakistan Tourism Summit on March. Nevertheless, she alleged that her talk was called off at the last minute after organizers said it was …

  • 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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  • Holland America Line has launched ms Koningsdam

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The inaugural ceremony, attended by Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, was held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands Officials, Dutch cruise lovers, travel partners and media were invited to attend the inauguration ceremony for Holland America Line’s cruise ship named …

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  • Tucson Metro Chamber and Tucson International Airport Announce American Airlines Tucson-New York Flights

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    After more than a year and a half of gathering support, the Tucson Metro Chamber and Tucson International Airport are pleased to announce that American Airlines will start non-stop service to and from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International …

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  • Online booking becomes major trend among travellers

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    It has been found in a latest research that 68% of consumers globally exclusively make their travel bookings online.       However, seven out of every 100 respondents surveyed ended up with plans not in line with their expectations, …

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  • GBTA Members Call on Congress to Pass the FAA Now, Fix TSA PreCheck and Oppose Efforts to Increase PFCs

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – held its 14th annual Legislative Symposium this week. More than 100 GBTA members attended, calling on lawmakers to pass an FAA Bill now ensuring …

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  • Central Park opens hidden-section for tourists

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The famed Central Park of New York is reopening the renovated restricted section of Hallett Nature Sanctuary after 82 years. This section was closed in 1934 because Robert Moses, the NYC Parks Commissioner wanted to turn this 4 acre section …

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  • Search teams find debris, body parts from crashed Egyptian plane

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    Search teams for the missing EgyptAir plane have found debris and body parts in the Mediterranean Sea, Greek and Egyptian officials said.       Items including seats and luggage have also been retrieved by Egyptian search crews. The debris …

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  • 5 handpicked destinations for solo travellers

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    For all the people around the world, who love to go on voyages that give rush, here is a list full of world’s five most-dangerous extreme sports. Choose the one that suits your kind of crazy and just go for …

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  • Thai govt closes tourist attraction islands due to overcrowding

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    Overcrowding of tourists in Thailand’s tourist attraction islands poses serious threat to the environment compelling the Thai government to announce closure of the southern Similan islands for five months. The authorities have further notified that Koh Tachai, one of the …

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  • Five dead in skydiving plane crash

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    A skydiving tour plane crashed and caught fire in Hawaii killing five people. It was one of two plane crashes reported Monday in the islands.       The mishap happened about 9:30 a.m. on the island of Kauai, the …

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  • Can virtual reality dictate the future of tourism sector?

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    Today, one cannot even imagine life without technology. Virtual reality is that part of technology which creates an illusion of reality in the mind of the user, with the help of visuals and ambience sounds. There was a time when …

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  • Tourists to enjoy the White Nights at St. Petersburg

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The White Night Festival is one of the longest running International festivals of performing art. The festival occurs during the season of the midnight sun, from mid-May to mid-July. But, the schedule varies. This year, the performances are starting from …

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  • Do you follow these 7 steps before planning a business trip?

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    So, while fussing on the details of flight itinerary, what to pack and scheduling meetings for a typical business trip, there are some more research and study required before leaving for the business trip to make it both successful and …

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  • Plan ahead for Vivid Sydney opening night

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The opening night of Vivid coincides with AFL and Super Rugby matches at the SCG and Allianz Stadium, as well as a concert at the Hordern Pavilion, with up to 65,000 people expected in the Moore Park precinct. Minister for …

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  • American Airlines Charity Golf Tournament Raises $225,000

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    The first annual American Airlines Charity Golf Tournament raised more than $225,000 for three Dallas/Fort Worth-based charities including the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, Komen Dallas County and American Airlines Education Foundation. We are proud this tournament has raised so …

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