Category: International Travel News

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‘Big losses from 737 MAX grounding’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing

‘Big losses from 737 MAX grounding’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 23:35 0

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had to sustain over the compulsory ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019 23:15 0

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting task. However, the benefits of ... Read More

Life of a student traveler

Life of a student traveler

editor editor- May 21, 2019 21:46 0

As the world becomes more advanced in technology, the educational sector is evolving. From the way students are taught in colleges to the various approaches ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 21:13 0

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group established to help improve accessibility ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04 0

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:40 0

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace Maldivas are 4- and 5-star hotels ... Read More

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:55 0

Airbus today announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from H2 2020. ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42 0

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to actively encouraging youth engagement ahead ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49 0

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for ... Read More

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:10 0

Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual country is known for specific dishes, or entire cuisines. This attracts Chinese tourists ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on ... Read More

Russia’s Ural Airlines adds new French routes from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Russia’s Ural Airlines adds new French routes from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:26 0

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has announced the introduction of direct flights to Bordeaux and Montpellier. From 1 June 2019, Ural Airlines will fly three times a ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha ... Read More

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:45 0

Germany spent a record €23 billion ($25.65 billion) last year to integrate more than a million refugees at home and “fight the root causes of ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and ... Read More

Hertz adds Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio to its Selezione Italia

Hertz adds Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio to its Selezione Italia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 23:06 0

Hertz Europe Ltd, part of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. has unveiled the latest addition to its Selezione Italia (Italian Collection) fleet with the arrival of ... Read More

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:20 0

India's troubled national flag carrier announced its decision to discontinue their direct service between Mumbai and New York, due to 'poor demand.' According to the ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:05 0

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster entry into the UK. The ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019 20:00 0

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into a Five Star beach hotel, ... Read More

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:35 0

MoMo’s, Ormond Group’s new playful hospitality concept, will launch its first property in central Kuala Lumpur within the eclectic Chow Kit neighborhood this October. Home ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:02 0

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been ordered ... Read More

NIZUC Resort & Spa announces new Spa Director

NIZUC Resort & Spa announces new Spa Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:32 0

Cancun's NIZUC Resort & Spa has hired Alicia Acevedo as Spa Director to oversee all activities surrounding the NIZUC Spa, the first ESPA-branded spa in ... Read More

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:10 0

DNA tests of migrant children arrested at the US-Mexico border with their families have revealed the minors were not related to the adults accompanying them. ... Read More

Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises

Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:00 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has chosen the A321LR as its private jet for luxury worldwide travel, launching a new role for the Airbus corporate ... Read More

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:50 0

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years in response to growing demand ... Read More

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:05 0

Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over ... Read More

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:50 0

The leading Caribbean food and rum event in New York will be rocking under the power of Skinny Fabulous, the leading Vincentian soca artiste and ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines makes travel easier with upgraded mobile app

Ethiopian Airlines makes travel easier with upgraded mobile app

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:35 0

Customized with a suite of innovative features including document scanning, mobile wallet for boarding pass, localization and many more, Ethiopian Mobile Application places convenience at ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

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