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First Russias airports receives the “Welcome Chinese” Certification

Pulkovo Airport has received a Welcome Chinese Certification of the Chinese Academy of Tourism, testifying to the high quality of services provided by the airport to tourists from China. St.

Deadly terror attack on Berlin Tourism

It's a tourism magnet and a must-visit place in Berlin.

Filling the meetings industry vacuum

Berlin Speespeicher, located near the East Side Gallery inside a historical protected building directly facing River Spree, has been established as the number one event location in the German ...

Heathrow's expansion emerges as a bright spot for Parliament

The expansion of Heathrow has emerged as a bright spot for Parliament – with 74% of MPs now saying they back a third runway at Britain’s hub airport, a record level for the project.

Cornwall Airport optimizes transatlantic connections

Cornwall Airport Newquay has announced Aer Lingus Regional will operate a new flying schedule for S17, allowing for improved connections to the Irish flag carrier’s second daily wave of ...

Russian envoy to Turkey wounded in Ankara attack

The Russian envoy to Turkey was wounded after a gunman stormed into a building where the official was attending a Russian photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed.

Brussels celebrates jazz in 2017

In 2015, several key players of Brussels’ cultural scene set up a jazz platform in order to shine the spotlight on jazz in the capital.

Airberlin names new Chief Executive Officer

airberlin has announced today that Thomas Winkelmann (57) will become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of airberlin group.

13 dead after bus hit by explosion in Turkey

A bus carrying off-duty soldiers has been hit by an explosion outside a university in the Turkish city of Kayseri, leaving 13 people dead and 55 wounded.

Bulgaria: Getting ready for prime time

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If you are not quite ready to visit a destination that does not have a Marriott, the country and its culture can be discovered through its wines.

UK's shopping behavior investigated

New research from Pass My Parcel reveals the lengths we go to, to look our very best.

Choice Hotels expands in Greece

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Heike Birlenbach named new Senior Vice President Sales Lufthansa Hub Airlines

The Lufthansa Group has appointed Heike Birlenbach (50) as the new Senior Vice President Sales Lufthansa Hub Airlines and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Hub Frankfurt.

Cologne Bonn Airport further expands its long-haul network

Cologne Bonn Airport has further expanded its low-cost long-haul network with the departure of Eurowings’ inaugural flight to Havana yesterday.

Heathrow forecasting up to 132,000 tons of cargo this December

With shoppers rushing to get their last minute presents ahead of this weekend’s international postage deadline, Heathrow is forecasting up to 132,000 tons of cargo will go through the airport ...

Ascott acquires prime property in Dublin, Ireland

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has expanded its global footprint to Ireland, one of the fastest growing economies in Europe.

Corinthia Hotel London offering a lavish New Year experience

The historic low for British currency against the US Dollar will make January sales a lavish experience for visitors from the US.

Prague Congress Center announces architectural urban design competition

The Prague Congress Centre announces the international two rounds architectural urban design competition for the proposal of an extension to the Congress Center, consisting of needed exhibition ...

HACAN and Heathrow Airport back an Independent Aviation Noise Authority

HACAN and Heathrow set out their support for an Independent Aviation Noise Authority (IANA), one of the recommendations made by the Airports Commission.

Hindus urge for 'Prayer Room' at Frankfurt Airport

Hindus have urged for a “Hindu Prayer Room” at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in Germany, which is one of the world’s dozen largest airports.

Budapest Airport announces further development of its route network

Just days after passing the 11 million passenger threshold, Budapest Airport announces further development of its already solid route network with the significant launch of Wizz Air’s new links ...

Increased bookings for The Meetings Show 2017

International destinations and suppliers are focusing more closely on the UK meetings market, resulting in increased bookings for The Meetings Show 2017.

Lufthansa acquires Brussels Airlines

After Lufthansa and the shareholders of SN Airholding had agreed on the terms of the complete takeover, Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Executive Board yesterday decided to exercise the call option for ...

Regus enhances business traveler experience at Heathrow Airport

Global workspace provider Regus has today announced plans to expand its offering within Heathrow by opening two new locations.

A first for Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport

Stefan Blömker, General Manager at Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport said, "We are proud and excited to have been awarded the Green Globe certificate.

Frankfurt will host international luxury tourism industry

Nothing plays a greater role in the luxury hotel segment than the personal relationship between hotelier and purchaser.

Association of British Conference Organizers Annual Excellence Awards winners announced

Royal Society of Medicine, SECC, Conference Partners and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau have been honoured at the Association of British Conference Organisers (ABPCO) Annual Excellence Awards.

IATA on Airlines Financial Monitor

The latest financial results from Q3 2016 continue to indicate another solid quarter for industry profitability, although there are ongoing signs that momentum in the profitability cycle has ...

Take over: Redfern Travel and Australian-based Andrew Jones Travel

Australian travel provider Corporate Travel Management (CTM, ASX: CTD) is expanding its global footprint with the acquisitions of UK-based Redfern Travel and Australian-based Andrew Jones ...

KLM increases Amsterdam-St. Petersburg frequency

Starting on February 18, 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will increase the frequency of flights between Saint Petersburg and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), from one to two flights a day.

International Day for Tolerance in Russia: 149 student communities are committed

Leaders of 149 student communities of the RUDN University gathered on the International Day for Tolerance, to sign the RUDN Student Communities Declaration.

Frankfurt Airport makes Christmas shopping a very special experience

Frankfurt Airport’s roughly 300 shops, cafés and restaurants always make it a very special kind of shopping experience, and this is particularly true during the weeks before Christmas.

Air Partner continues to fly high with acquisition of Clockwork Research

Air Partner, the global aviation services group, has acquired Clockwork Research, a leading Fatigue Risk Management consultancy.

Budapest Airport sets new record for annual passenger arrivals

Following an impressive month of 15% growth in passenger traffic in November, Budapest Airport has today welcomed its 11 millionth passenger this year, the first time this milestone has been ...

Festive fun on the new ThamesJet

Father Christmas sped into London on a thrilling ride aboard City Cruises’ new ThamesJet - Quest.

Lufthansa includes Pula, Croatia in its flight timetable for next summer

News for holidaymakers in Croatia: Lufthansa is including Pula in its flight timetable for next summer, with two flights a week (Monday, Friday) from Frankfurt.

Lufthansa to introduce world's most modern long-haul aircraft

The countdown to the delivery of the most modern long-haul aircraft and the newest addition to the Lufthansa fleet has now started.

Heathrow to submit application for a new runway in 2019

Heathrow is to commence the preparation of a planning application to expand the airport with a new runway.

Emergency over Paris: Vueling makes emergency landing in Orly

An Airbus A320-214 operated by Vueling was in trouble on its way from Amsterdam to Barcelona.

FRAPORT Traffic Figures - November 2016

Frankfurt Airport achieves passenger growth despite pilot strike - Group Airports in Fraport's international portfolio report mixed results

United Nations World Tourism Organization issues statement on Istanbul terror Attack

UNWTO is deeply shocked by the tragic attack perpetrated last night in Istanbul, Turkey.

Vodafone Arena in Istanbul suffers attack: Explosions after football match

Ambulances and police were sent to the scene where it has been reported that at least 20 police officers were injured at Vodafone Area in Istanbul, Turkey.

7 killed in Bulgarian train explosion

Seven people were killed, 29 were wounded and all the residents of a northeastern Bulgarian village have been evacuated after a cargo train carrying liquefied petroleum gas derailed and exploded. ...

French government seeks to prolong state of emergency

Prime Minister of France says his government is seeking to extend a state of emergency until mid-July of 2017.

UNWTO chief: Regions and cities play vital role in development of tourism in Europe

In an official visit to Brussels, Belgium on 7 December, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai emphasized the role that municipalities and regions play in the ...

Frankfurt Airport offers new services

Sunny greetings in the terminals, car racing and fitness games before departure, state-of-the-art workbenches, and relaxation in “Silent Chairs”: all this and more has become possible at ...

Corinthia Hotel London’s Christmas Tree rings in festive season of giving

At a charity gala, aligning with Corinthia London’s festive holiday theme of the magical ballet of Swan Lake, the hotel’s Christmas Tree morphed into the Global Gift Foundation Christmas Tree ...

Longest train tunnel in the world opens on December 11

It's longer - and deeper - than any other train tunnel in the world. Sunday 11 December 2016 sees the entering into service of the Gotthard Base Tunnel.

Prague welcomes 56th ICCA Congress

The Czech capital will welcome meetings professionals including top planners from all over the world for the 56th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which ...

Brussels Tourism launches campaign on social networks with 21 trips for two as a prize

visit.brussels and Sprout to be Brussels are organizing, in collaboration with the Brussels Hotels Association and Brussels Airlines, a huge campaign on social networks with 21 trips for two to ...

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