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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

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

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), formally known as Riyadh Development Authority, has invited international experts to participate ... 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

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

Joseph Ari, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  said forecast has shown that Nigeria would be earning ... 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 to get an operating permit for self-driving passenger cars?

How to get an operating permit for self-driving passenger cars?

Since no one is driving a driverless car, a driver's license is not required, but an operating permit to ... 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

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

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. The ... Read More

Chelsea Film Festival returns to New York

Chelsea Film Festival returns to New York

The four-day international Chelsea Film Festival is back for a 7th edition in New York, from October 17th to ... Read More

WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against ... Read More

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over ... Read More

Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

The Israel Ministry of Tourism has appointed Eyal Carlin as the new Tourism Commissioner for North America. In this ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as ... Read More

Sports tourism sector at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau

Sports tourism sector at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau

The growing sports tourism sector has taken centre stage at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau, SAR with ... Read More

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE becomes first country in the world to reconstruct Christian churches in Iraq. The UAE and UNESCO renewed their ... Read More

2 people killed, 70 injured, 3 missing as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

2 people killed, 70 injured, 3 missing as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on the Izu Peninsula on Japan's main island at 7:00 p.m. Saturday local time, bringing ... Read More

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Heathrow Airport announced the plan by British Airways parent company IAG to offset carbon emissions for all its UK ... Read More

Safe for tourism? 8 people wounded in grenade attack in tourist Kashmir

Safe for tourism? 8 people wounded in grenade attack in tourist Kashmir

At least eight people including a woman were wounded in a grenade attack by suspected militants in a market ... Read More

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Russian national flag carrier's flight attendant must have been very surprised when one of the passengers on Aeroflot flights ... Read More

European Tourism Arrivals to Thailand face challenges

European Tourism Arrivals to Thailand face challenges

Tourism arrivals from Europe are down due to competing destinations and a stronger currency in the Kingdom. Thailand's tourism ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization ... Read More

London Travel Week: The new kid in the mix and much more

London Travel Week: The new kid in the mix and much more

Taking place from the 1 to 7 November 2019, London Travel Week will bring together industry events and become ... Read More

Goodbye ‘borderless’ Europe? Denmark sets border checks at Swedish border

Goodbye ‘borderless’ Europe? Denmark sets border checks at Swedish border

Denmark's Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup announced today in Copenhagen that the country will set up temporary internal border checks ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines: 14 million passengers in September 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines: 14 million passengers in September 2019

In September 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 14 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.3 percent ... Read More

8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

Russian-made An-72 transport plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The press officer of the Russian Embassy ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, ... Read More

War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media

War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media

Water and climate change are factors of War and Peace. Tourism as an industry of peace has its role.  ... Read More