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IATA: Air cargo peak season off to slow start, annual demand down

IATA: Air cargo peak season off to slow start, annual demand down

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ... Read More

Heathrow reveals top festive questions every parent should prepare for at Christmas

Heathrow reveals top festive questions every parent should prepare for at Christmas

Given the magical Christmas feat achieved by Santa and his team of elves each year – it’s no wonder ... Read More

Businesses prepare for take-off with Heathrow Airport expansion

Businesses prepare for take-off with Heathrow Airport expansion

Hundreds of local, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have kick-started the process for procuring work with Heathrow’s biggest suppliers, ... Read More

Over 12 million tourists visited Dubai in 2019

Over 12 million tourists visited Dubai in 2019

According to the latest tourist numbers released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the Emirate ... Read More

Tallinn, Estonia is UK’s most Googled European Christmas travel destination

Tallinn, Estonia is UK’s most Googled European Christmas travel destination

Tallinn, Estonia is Europe’s most sought-after Christmas city, followed by Vienna, Strasbourg and Krakow, Google search data reveals. – ... Read More

Helsinki, Budapest and Bucharest are top EU Christmas travel destinations

Helsinki, Budapest and Bucharest are top EU Christmas travel destinations

New research has revealed that the most strongly trending EU destination for long-haul visitors this Christmas is Helsinki, with ... Read More

Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023

Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023

Travelers from Russia visiting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel ... Read More

Kosher vending machine at Frankfurt Airport’s Departures Hall C offers food conform to Jewish dietary laws

Kosher vending machine at Frankfurt Airport’s Departures Hall C offers food conform to Jewish dietary laws

Kosher treats to go are now available from a new convenient food vending machine in Departures Hall C at ... Read More

First Day of Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition: Over 70,000 visitors

First Day of Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition: Over 70,000 visitors

The 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition, which opened in Riyadh on Friday, received more than 70,000 visitors on ... Read More

Chinese tourists splash most cash overseas with $127.5 billion so far in 2019

Chinese tourists splash most cash overseas with $127.5 billion so far in 2019

China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange reports that Chinese travelers spent $127.5 billion abroad in the first half of ... Read More

Seychelles’ tropical ambience spreads in Durban’s shopping mall

Seychelles’ tropical ambience spreads in Durban’s shopping mall

The Seychelles Tourism Board South African office brought the lush Seychelles atmosphere to Durban shoppers, through a week-long exhibition ... Read More

DFS Hawaii to lay off 165 due to dropping tourism numbers

DFS Hawaii to lay off 165 due to dropping tourism numbers

Due to Hawaii’s decreasing tourism numbers, around 165 layoffs are expected across 3 DFS Hawaii locations: the Daniel K. ... Read More

Visit California Luxury Forum confirmed for March 2020

Visit California Luxury Forum confirmed for March 2020

Following the success of the first event which took place earlier this year in Santa Monica, Connections is once ... Read More

Don’t Travel Stark-Naked: Make a Jewelry Statement

Don’t Travel Stark-Naked: Make a Jewelry Statement

Value of Jewelry Industry If your ears, neck, wrists, and fingers are bare, you must have missed the memo, ... Read More

Retail: Here Today, Here Tomorrow

Retail: Here Today, Here Tomorrow

We all shop. No matter where we live, what we do or how we do it, we need “stuff” ... Read More

DDoS attack shuts down major ticket sale on Russia’s Pobeda Airlines website

DDoS attack shuts down major ticket sale on Russia’s Pobeda Airlines website

Russian budget Pobeda Airlines said on Monday its website came under a DDoS-attack during a major sale of its ... Read More

The rise and rise of Chinese luxury traveler…and their spending power

The rise and rise of Chinese luxury traveler…and their spending power

In 2018, 149.7 million overseas trips were made by Chinese residents, an increase of 1,326% from 2001 when the ... Read More

Multiple dead at Texas shopping mall after shooting rampage

Multiple dead at Texas shopping mall after shooting rampage

Multiple people have been killed and one person is in custody after a shooter went on a rampage today ... Read More

The rise of Chinese luxury traveler and their spending power

The rise of Chinese luxury traveler and their spending power

In 2018, 149.7 million overseas trips were made by Chinese residents, an increase of 1,326% from 2001 when the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: J$16 million in contracts earned from 2018 staging of Christmas in July

Minister Bartlett: J$16 million in contracts earned from 2018 staging of Christmas in July

Tourism Minister Hon, Edmund Bartlett says that his Ministry’s Christmas in July tradeshow has been a resounding success for ... Read More

New China auto image: Chery reaches the world with Dubai Airport ads

New China auto image: Chery reaches the world with Dubai Airport ads

For passengers who travel via Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport, the 33 huge advertisement boards showing latest models ... Read More

Charlotte Tilbury launches at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5

Charlotte Tilbury launches at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5

Today, makeup artist to the stars, Charlotte Tilbury, announced that her eponymous, award-winning brand, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty, is continuing ... Read More

‘Unreasonable burden’: FedEx sues US government over request to police Huawei shipments

‘Unreasonable burden’: FedEx sues US government over request to police Huawei shipments

American multinational courier delivery services company, FedEx Corporation (FedEx), on Monday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of ... Read More

Prague Airport selects future operator of duty free shops

Prague Airport selects future operator of duty free shops

The winner of the concession procedure for the operator of duty free shops at Václav Havel Airport Prague is ... Read More

‘Unreliable entity’: China may blacklist FedEx amid Huawei row

‘Unreliable entity’: China may blacklist FedEx amid Huawei row

US multinational courier delivery services company FedEx has apologized after failing to deliver a parcel that belonged to PC ... Read More

Dubai will hosts first edition of “Restaurants, Cafés & Lounges” in October

Dubai will hosts first edition of “Restaurants, Cafés & Lounges” in October

The first edition of “Restaurants Cafés & Lounges” Conference and Exhibition will be held on the 7th & 8th ... Read More

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival

On 5, 6, 7 and 8 September 2019, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival will once again take over ... Read More

Royal Caribbean debuts largest Bvlgari boutique at sea in Asia

Royal Caribbean debuts largest Bvlgari boutique at sea in Asia

Starboard Cruise Services, the premier retailer at sea, and Royal Caribbean International, the world’s largest global cruise line, continue ... Read More

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all ... Read More

Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

The city of Taichung is launching its first carnival - 2019 Taichung Shopping Festival - from July 10 to August ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of ... Read More

Shopping at – where else? The Dead Sea Mall!

When you think of the Dead Sea, do you think of a mall? What about a mall with luxury ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

In its second year, ILTM Asia Pacific is gearing up to be the international and Asia Pacific business event ... Read More