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South America’s hottest city to host World Travel Awards
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South America’s hottest city to host World Travel Awards

editor editor- March 20, 2014

World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has unveiled plans to host its South & Central America ... Read More

Passenger traffic, revenue rise at Denver International Airport
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Passenger traffic, revenue rise at Denver International Airport

editor editor- June 26, 2009

Denver International Airport says operating revenues increased 2.0 percent in 2008, thanks largely to a 2.8 percent increase in passenger ... Read More

Virgin America expands service to New York area
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Virgin America expands service to New York area

editor editor- July 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the California-based airline reinventing flying, today announced an expansion of service at Newark International ... Read More

Heathrow Airport and airlines agree new deal to grow passenger numbers
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Heathrow Airport and airlines agree new deal to grow passenger numbers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Heathrow today announced that the UK’s hub airport has signed a landmark deal on airport charges worth hundreds of millions ... Read More

Canada expands immigration in 2015 – Canadian visa expert reports
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Canada expands immigration in 2015 – Canadian visa expert reports

editor editor- January 20, 2015

2015 is going to be a year with a very high demand for immigration to Canada due to a large ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts names Eventbrite CEO to Board of Directors
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts names Eventbrite CEO to Board of Directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2017

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eventbrite, Inc. ... Read More

Belize: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Belize: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Belize Tourism Board (BTB), the official tourism marketing organization for Belize, has announced a new virtual postcard campaign titled, “Dear ... Read More

Madhya Pradesh Tourism reaches out to the Delhi travel trade and hospitality fraternity
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Madhya Pradesh Tourism reaches out to the Delhi travel trade and hospitality fraternity

editor editor- May 16, 2015

INDIA (eTN) - Madhya Pradesh Tourism organized a get-together for the travel trade and hospitality fraternity of the capital to ... Read More

Bahamas unveiled next phase of integrated marketing program
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Bahamas unveiled next phase of integrated marketing program

editor editor- March 26, 2013

NASSAU, The Bahamas – A newly designed, more intuitive Bahamas.com officially launched today as the next phase of an integrated ... Read More

Absolute Hotel Services Appoints area GM Wayne Woods
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Absolute Hotel Services Appoints area GM Wayne Woods

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2020

Wayne Woods was appointed as the new General Manager for Absolute Hotel Services Vietnam. This was announced by  Senior Vice ... Read More

BVI COVID-19 Update
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BVI COVID-19 Update

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honorable Carvin Malone, has confirmed in a ... Read More

TI’ME Hotels launch carbon-offset program
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TI’ME Hotels launch carbon-offset program

editor editor- June 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates TI’ME Hotels on the launch of its carbon-offset initiatives at both TI’ME Grand ... Read More

6,000 people enjoy breakfast on Sydney Harbour Bridge
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6,000 people enjoy breakfast on Sydney Harbour Bridge

editor editor- October 27, 2009

For the first time in its history, Australia's iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge closed this past Saturday so 6,000 people could ... Read More

Jim Justus Nyamu’s ‘Elephant Walk’ reaches Uganda today
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Jim Justus Nyamu’s ‘Elephant Walk’ reaches Uganda today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 17, 2016

(Jim Nyamu seen at the Nairobi Ivory Burn with Jake Grieves-Cook, former KTB and KTF Chairman and one of Kenya’s ... Read More

Boeing CEO applauds US-Colombia trade pact
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Boeing CEO applauds US-Colombia trade pact

editor editor- April 8, 2011

"We applaud the agreement between the United States and Colombia to move forward with the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) text ... Read More

Slowdown in tourism growth reflects current uncertainties
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Slowdown in tourism growth reflects current uncertainties

editor editor- November 19, 2008

The latest edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer confirms the rapid slowdown of international ... Read More

IMEX America launches first Wild Card Americas program
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IMEX America launches first Wild Card Americas program

editor editor- August 3, 2010

Organizers of IMEX America, the new model trade show for the meetings, events, and incentive travel industry in the US, ... Read More

Sheremetyevo becomes only airport in Russia with three independent fueling facilities
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Sheremetyevo becomes only airport in Russia with three independent fueling facilities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2018

Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) has successfully completed the commissioning and pilot testing of the hydrant system for centralized refueling of ... Read More

American Airlines: Spilled beverages to blame for loose seats
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American Airlines: Spilled beverages to blame for loose seats

editor editor- October 6, 2012

American Airlines has come up with a new explanation for The Mystery of The Falling Down Seats in some of ... Read More

Economist: Caribbean Airlines is a liability to Jamaica’s government
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Economist: Caribbean Airlines is a liability to Jamaica’s government

editor editor- December 19, 2011

The Government's minority stake in Caribbean Airlines (CAL), the new parent airline of Air Jamaica, may come with the risk ... Read More

New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah
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New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah

editor editor- September 18, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai’s luxury hotel scene keeps growing: This week, ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... Read More

European cruise industry generates billions
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European cruise industry generates billions

editor editor- October 27, 2011

It almost goes without saying ocean cruises these days generate some pretty hefty bucks – in fact, billions of Euros ... Read More

Cayman Islands Tourism Association endorsed the proposed National Conservation law
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Cayman Islands Tourism Association endorsed the proposed National Conservation law

editor editor- December 9, 2013

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association endorsed the proposed National Conservation law, which will go to the Legislative Assembly this week. Read More

Study shows mallee-based jet fuel has firm roots
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Study shows mallee-based jet fuel has firm roots

editor editor- May 21, 2014

A two-year study commissioned by Airbus and partners including Virgin Australia in 2012 into the practicability of using Australia's mallee ... Read More

JAL iBeacon and Smartwatch win Future Travel Experience Award
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JAL iBeacon and Smartwatch win Future Travel Experience Award

editor editor- October 29, 2014

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) received the Future Travel Experience (FTE) award in "Best Initiative at the Gate" category ... Read More

United, Hawaiian offer help but no guarantees to Aloha passengers
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United, Hawaiian offer help but no guarantees to Aloha passengers

editor editor- March 31, 2008

While Aloha Airlines customers won't be stranded, those with reservations for future flights or who want a refund will face ... Read More

Kinondo Kwetu Trust in Kenya named best Rural Accommodation by Skal
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Kinondo Kwetu Trust in Kenya named best Rural Accommodation by Skal

editor editor- October 7, 2013

For twelve consecutive years, the Skal International “Sustainable Development in Tourism” Awards have been presented during the Opening Ceremony of ... Read More

New pharmacy opens at Moscow Domodedovo Airport
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New pharmacy opens at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2020

Serdtse Moskovii Pharmacy has opened a new location at Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The store is situated on the second floor ... Read More

Flights to Namibia on Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Lufthansa suspended
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Flights to Namibia on Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Lufthansa suspended

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2020

Germany is widely spoken in Namibia and both family and tourism between Germany and Namibia are an important currency earner ... Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki
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Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by ... Read More

‘Unprecedented’ monsoon kills at least 59 in northern India
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‘Unprecedented’ monsoon kills at least 59 in northern India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 28, 2019

At least 59 people have been killed this week alone after an “unprecedented” level of monsoon downpours in northern India, ... Read More

Real Tonga airlines replaces aircraft after security warnings by New Zealand
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Real Tonga airlines replaces aircraft after security warnings by New Zealand

editor editor- June 10, 2014

Tonga's regional airline, "Real Tonga," is replacing its Chinese-made aircraft, which put it at loggerheads with the New Zealand government. Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment
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Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish ... Read More

Pravir Kumar Mishra: New GM for Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Hotel and Casino Seychelles
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Pravir Kumar Mishra: New GM for Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Hotel and Casino Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 17, 2016

Pravir Kumar Mishra has been appointed General Manager at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Hotel and Casino. Read More

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