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Second largest airport in the world about to open
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Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer
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Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development
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Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Mitch Garrett vice president of business development. Jarrad Evans, senior vice president, business development & strategy, made ... Read More

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe
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Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

As part of the plan to further develop and expand its business in Europe, Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, Fiji ... Read More

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners
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Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation
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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination
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Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa
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RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo
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Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?
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Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to ... 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

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

Boeing names J. Michael Luttig Counselor and Senior Advisor, Brett Gerry General Counsel
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Boeing names J. Michael Luttig Counselor and Senior Advisor, Brett Gerry General Counsel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Boeing today named J. Michael Luttig to the newly-created position of counselor and senior advisor to Boeing Chairman, President and ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker
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Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet
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Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The National ... 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

New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
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New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu announced the appointment of Mr. Kanit Sangmookda as the new General Manager responsible for all areas ... Read More

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft
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Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners, the latest version of ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman
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Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat
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Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Paul Uglesic as the General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman. Paul has ten years of ... Read More

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board
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Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive ... Read More

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died
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Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Eduardo Fayos-Solá (Spain) passed away this morning. He is seen as one the icons in the travel and tourism industry ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site
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Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Tewolde GebreMariam is the Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines. The Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO deeply regrets the fatal accident involved on ... Read More

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue
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Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

editor editor- March 6, 2019

A new study based on real-life operations of 24 airlines and carried out on behalf of the EU Commission and ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018
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Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member
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Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of Prague Airport, which provides aircraft repair and maintenance services, has appointed a ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines announces new CFO and Senior VP
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ExpressJet Airlines announces new CFO and Senior VP

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, today announced John Greenlee has been named Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President ... Read More

INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans
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INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans

editor editor- February 6, 2019

INTELITY announced today that Young Lee and Erynn Torrenga have joined the company. Additionally, the company has promoted Benjamin Keller ... Read More

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit
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Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

On Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019, international association professionals will meet for the European Association Summit. It ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge
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Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More