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Barcelona tourism closed with half a million angry rioters on the street

Barcelona tourism closed with half a million angry rioters on the street

Barcelona turned violent and was no fun for tourists on Friday threatened by more than 1/2 million protesters in ... Read More

Bird strike grounds US Navy ‘doomsday’ plane

Bird strike grounds US Navy ‘doomsday’ plane

A rogue bird caused over $2 million in damages, when it was sucked into an engine of a US ... Read More

Boeing Corporate Greed over Safety and Cover Up? Pilot silenced?

Boeing Corporate Greed over Safety and Cover Up? Pilot silenced?

Is Boeing 737 Max now safe? Absolutely not according to insiders. A shocking report revealed today alleges Boeing was ... Read More

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to ... Read More

Alaska Airlines plane overshoots runway: 2 critically injured

Alaska Airlines plane overshoots runway: 2 critically injured

Alaska Airlines Flight 3296, operated by Peninsula Airways, ran off the runway while landing at Alaska's Unalaska/Dutch Harbor Airport ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean International is predicting that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50 percent by 2030, with ... Read More

Los Angeles-bound A380 Superjumbo jet burns at Seoul Incheon Airport

Los Angeles-bound A380 Superjumbo jet burns at Seoul Incheon Airport

Asiana Airlines Airbus A380 Superjumbo jet's engine caught fire during refueling at Seoul Incheon Airport. The fire reportedly broke ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

Etihad Aviation Group, the owner of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, and Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia have signed of ... Read More

Church House Westminster hosts seventh annual LGBT+ PinkNews Awards

Church House Westminster hosts seventh annual LGBT+ PinkNews Awards

The seventh annual PinkNews Awards, which celebrates LGBT+ role models, took place at Church House Westminster. Nancy Pelosi, RuPaul's ... Read More

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

French fashion powerhouse Dior has become the latest luxury brand after Versace, Givenchy and Coach, Versace to get caught ... Read More

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

Trips abroad from Asia are continuing to increase. After surging by seven percent in 2018, during the first eight ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued a statement on the passage of super-Typhoon Hagibis. The recent ... Read More

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider ... Read More

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Security, today sent a letter to ... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East ... Read More

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

Supersonic passenger flights were all the rage 30-40 years ago, but they ultimately died out, partially due to safety ... Read More

Notre Dame: 350,000 people give €104 million to rebuild medieval cathedral

Notre Dame: 350,000 people give €104 million to rebuild medieval cathedral

France's Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, announced today that a total of €104 million have been raised from 350,000 ... Read More

Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’

Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’

Local authorities issued a hazardous materials emergency declaration urging the locals to shelter in place after massive explosion at ... Read More

Tour Operator Cox and Kings bankrupt?

Tour Operator Cox and Kings bankrupt?

Cox & Kings is the world's most experienced travel company - and most likely it's bankrupt.  According to their ... Read More

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

The immediate future looks 'brighter than ever' for European aerospace giant Airbus, according to equity analysts at Barclays. The ... Read More

Statement by Caribbean Tourism Organization Chairman on organization restructuring

Statement by Caribbean Tourism Organization Chairman on organization restructuring

The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization has issued the following statement on organization restructuring today: Over the past ... Read More

VisitBritain announces four new US appointments

VisitBritain announces four new US appointments

VisitBritain has named four new appointments joining the United States (US) region across the business events, trade and communications ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for ... Read More

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ do not fly Air Canada any more

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ do not fly Air Canada any more

Addressing passengers as ‘ladies and gentlemen’ is discriminatory against those who don’t identify as either, Air Canada has decided. ... Read More

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

More turbulent protests targeting transport infrastructure have taken place all over Catalonia on Tuesday, following a night of violence ... Read More

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use ... Read More

Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan over the weekend. Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went ... Read More

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

The Andaz Abu Dhabi is the best secret and best hotel bargain in the world - at least at ... Read More

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia's ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in ... Read More

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

Union Pay is a Chinese Credit card that can be used in more than 150 countries around the globe. ... Read More

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

More than 8,000 demonstrators managed to storm Barcelona’s El Prat Airport  Dozens of flights have been canceled, leading to ... Read More

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train

Southern Rail train passengers are being warned to expect severe disruption after a person was hit by a train ... Read More

Desire to travel motivates millennials to work

Desire to travel motivates millennials to work

According to a survey of more than 1,600 millennials, travel is a surprisingly popular motivator for why millennials work. ... Read More

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

Where are the most boring travel and tourism city destinations? According to Russian visitors, Helsinki is the most boring ... Read More

Best Cruises to Bahamas?  The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to ... Read More