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Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20 0

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the city of Płock in Poland ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:10 0

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in response to Washington’s withdrawal of ... Read More

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15 0

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, ... Read More

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:30 0

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a “PARCOURS Street Art” tour honouring ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47 0

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15 0

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:35 0

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant escalation in western activities against ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 09:27 0

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:35 0

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta ... Read More

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 15:22 0

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more than 350 events and 900 ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31 0

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:48 0

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:58 0

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, ... Read More

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 20:45 0

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on Little Beach. Little Beach on ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:36 0

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At least 12 Indians were among ... Read More

Pride Month: Megabus will hit the road

Pride Month: Megabus will hit the road

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:34 0

Megabus today unveils its all new Pride Bus as the brand participates 2019 Pride. The rainbow-wrapped bus will hit the road this June and offer ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 15:31 0

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:07 0

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. Now, thanks to the vision of ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12 0

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 01:25 0

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference at U.S Travel’s IPW 2019 ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:07 0

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag Brunch at Newark Liberty International ... Read More

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:45 0

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet another safety issue blow to ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay comes closer to the Channel Islands

Cornwall Airport Newquay comes closer to the Channel Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:03 0

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has extended its route network today and welcomed the arrival of Blue Islands’ new service to Jersey and Guernsey. As the ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59 0

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of ... Read More

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 01:01 0

Number of tourists from China to the United States dropped for the first time in 15 years, despite that the total outbound trips of Chinese ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:10 0

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. There were ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25 0

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots ... Read More

Crestline Hotels & Resorts names new Executive Vice President, CFO & CIO

Crestline Hotels & Resorts names new Executive Vice President, CFO & CIO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 18:35 0

James Carroll, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC, announces the appointment of Edward Hoganson as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & ... Read More

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