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Indian Trump worshipper sets up Trump shrine, buys ‘expensive’ POTUS statue

Indian Trump worshipper sets up Trump shrine, buys ‘expensive’ POTUS statue

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 23:08 0

An Indian villager, who gained international notoriety for his daily worship of a photo of Donald Trump, had recently made a serious upgrade to his ... Read More

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 19, 2019 22:21 0

Buying Turkish Citizenship is the latest trend in citizen tourism specifically for Chinese. Citizenship tourism has become big business in countries around the world. Several ... Read More

10 billion: India projected to overtake China, lead global population growth charge

10 billion: India projected to overtake China, lead global population growth charge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 19:50 0

The global population will add 2 billion in the next three decades, closing in on the 10-billion milestone by 2050, the UN said. India, projected ... Read More

Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there

Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 19:35 0

From this summer onwards, people who visit the European capital will be able to explore the “real” Brussels. This is because visit.brussels has developed an ... Read More

Argentina welcomes new nonstop American Airlines flight from Miami to Cordoba

Argentina welcomes new nonstop American Airlines flight from Miami to Cordoba

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 19:34 0

On June 7, American Airlines launched the start of new nonstop service from Miami to Cordoba. The new service will operate four times weekly on ... Read More

New hospitality and culinary trends in Indonesia

New hospitality and culinary trends in Indonesia

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 19, 2019 19:31 0

The Indonesia's largest food and hospitality exhibition, Food & Hotel Indonesia 2019 will kick off its 15th edition, from July 24, 2019 at JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta. Organised by Pamerindo Indonesia, the four-day biennieal expo will ... Read More

Record-breaking trend: Israel Tourism continues to rise

Record-breaking trend: Israel Tourism continues to rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 19:10 0

Israel Tourism continues to rise, as more travelers are choosing the country as their next travel destination. In 2019 so far, the country has seen ... Read More

US Treasury designates Russian financial institution supporting North Korean sanctions evasion

US Treasury designates Russian financial institution supporting North Korean sanctions evasion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 18:55 0

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced the designation of a Russian entity that has assisted North Korea ... Read More

A different way to stay: Four Seasons private retreats

A different way to stay: Four Seasons private retreats

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 19, 2019 18:54 0

For more than 20 years, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has offered guests the opportunity to rent and stay in some of the finest real estate ... Read More

Teens & tweens dining options reach the stars on cruise ships

Teens & tweens dining options reach the stars on cruise ships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 18:35 0

Family vacations are perhaps the ultimate bonding experience, with moments that live on in memory for a lifetime. As such, vacation planning has become a ... Read More

No tsunami warning as strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

No tsunami warning as strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 18:11 0

Strong, magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea and Indonesia today. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • 19 Jun 2019 17:24:49 UTC • 20 Jun ... Read More

Central Hotels announces new Head Executive Chef for the group

Central Hotels announces new Head Executive Chef for the group

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 16:21 0

Central Hotels has announced the promotion of Javaid Ahmed as the Head Executive Chef for the group responsible for culinary operations at Royal Central Hotel ... Read More

Abu Dhabi hosts Hotel General Managers for Industry Development Meeting

Abu Dhabi hosts Hotel General Managers for Industry Development Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 16:14 0

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has held the regular Industry Development Meeting (IDM) with its hotel partners to ... Read More

IATA: Passengers want governments to focus on sustainable fuels, cut aviation CO2 emissions

IATA: Passengers want governments to focus on sustainable fuels, cut aviation CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 16:03 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments considering a Dutch proposal for an EU-wide tax on air tickets to listen to what ... Read More

Airbus and Safran team up for greener vertical flight

Airbus and Safran team up for greener vertical flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 15:27 0

Airbus Helicopters, the world’s largest civil helicopter manufacturer, and Safran Helicopter Engines, the global leader in helicopter turbines, are teaming up to prepare the future ... Read More

American Airlines to acquire 50 Airbus A321XLRs

American Airlines to acquire 50 Airbus A321XLRs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 15:22 0

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, will acquire 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, the new longer-range version of Airbus’ hugely successful A321neo. The purchase agreement includes ... Read More

CTOs of world’s leading aerospace manufacturers committed to reducing CO2 emissions

CTOs of world’s leading aerospace manufacturers committed to reducing CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 23:35 0

The aviation industry has committed to ambitious targets to reduce CO2 emissions. The Chief Technology Officers of seven of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers released ... Read More

Etihad Airways flies Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to Rome

Etihad Airways flies Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to Rome

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 22:25 0

Etihad Airways celebrated the introduction of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to daily services to Rome, with a special dinner at the Rome Cavalieri Hotel. The ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister attends UNWTO Executive Council Welcome Reception

Jamaica Tourism Minister attends UNWTO Executive Council Welcome Reception

editor editor- June 18, 2019 21:14 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, seen left in the main photo, is keeping the Hon. Didier Dogley, Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports ... Read More

World demand for 10,550 new aircraft

World demand for 10,550 new aircraft

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019 19:57 0

Since 2004, when the 1st edition of Embraer's Market Outlook was published, the company's analysts have continuously refined their forecast models in order to identify ... Read More

Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards: World’s best leisure airline named

Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards: World’s best leisure airline named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019 19:40 0

The World Airline Awards were created in 1999 when Skytrax launched its first global airline passenger satisfaction survey. The survey collects travellers' opinions on 300 ... Read More

Romanian tourism to Dubai surges 24 percent

Romanian tourism to Dubai surges 24 percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 19:30 0

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has reported a steady increase in tourism volumes from Romania, welcoming 29,670 overnight visitors in the ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Annual sustainability report for 2018

Carnival Corporation: Annual sustainability report for 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019 19:21 0

Carnival Corporation & plc is the world's largest leisure travel company and among the most profitable and financially strong in the cruise and vacation industries, ... Read More

Bahamian Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace shines at 2019 Caribavia on SXM

Bahamian Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace shines at 2019 Caribavia on SXM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 19:16 0

Journalists, pilots, and movers and shakers of the travel industry gathered to brainstorm at the Caribbean Aviation Meetup on St. Maarten/St. Martin, June 11-13. They ... Read More

Gatwick Airport gains Gdansk gateway

Gatwick Airport gains Gdansk gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:56 0

Wizz Air has added its fourth destination from Gatwick, as the Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier commenced daily services from Gdansk on 15 June. Flown by the carrier’s ... Read More

FAA Chief: Leading the world and beyond in commercial space transportation

FAA Chief: Leading the world and beyond in commercial space transportation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:34 0

Before an aerospace industry Commercial Space Panel at the Paris Air Show today, Acting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Daniel K. Elwell told participants that ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines win four Airline Oscars

Lufthansa Group airlines win four Airline Oscars

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:20 0

Lufthansa was chosen as “Best Airline in Europe” and “Best Western European Airline” for the third straight year. The award was presented this year at ... Read More

Airbus spin-off Airseas signs agreement with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Airbus spin-off Airseas signs agreement with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:19 0

Airseas, an Airbus’ spin-off, announces a 20-year agreement with the giant shipowner Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (“K” Line) to install and service one ship with ... Read More

United Airlines San Francisco Polaris Lounge named Best Business Class Lounge in the World

United Airlines San Francisco Polaris Lounge named Best Business Class Lounge in the World

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:07 0

The United Polaris lounge at San Francisco International Airport has been voted Best Business Class Lounge in the World by the 2019 World Airline Awards ... Read More

Qatar Airways touches down in Davao, Philippines

Qatar Airways touches down in Davao, Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:01 0

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Davao, Philippines, touched down today at Davao International Airport, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water ... Read More

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