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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana
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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident
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First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours
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Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

India’s travel and integrated travel-related financial services company is fostering family bonding through travel, with specific focus on Father-Child bonding ... Read More

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member
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World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the ... Read More

25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany
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25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

25 people were injured in a collision between a tourist bus and a car in the German state of Thuringia. ... Read More

Disabled group stuck on plane at Manchester Airport
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Disabled group stuck on plane at Manchester Airport

editor editor- June 8, 2019

Six disabled passengers were left on board a plane at Manchester Airport for an hour and a half waiting for ... Read More

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE
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17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more
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Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market
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Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- Canopy ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
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ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development,  innovation and partnerships
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European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World ... Read More

Iconic sports arrive at Heathrow Airport
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Iconic sports arrive at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

In celebration of a momentous summer of sport in the UK this year, cricketing legends Phil Tufnell and Isa Guha ... Read More

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa
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Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital have signed a memorandum of understanding in which they have agreed to become strategic partners ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit
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National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership
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UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner
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Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board
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Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing ... Read More

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers
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Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

Premium units of US ride-hailing company Uber are now offering a new service that allows their high-end clientele to ask ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
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US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable
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Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya
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First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018
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$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver
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Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and ... Read More

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman
People in Travel & Tourism

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Travel and technology specialist Ian Wheeler has joined the board of the Leisure Pass Group, the world’s largest attraction pass ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town
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2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 ... Read More

Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association
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Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

A major step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending
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Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor
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Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda
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UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed
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Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " ... Read More