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Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

United Airlines new innovating tool
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United Airlines new innovating tool

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight ... Read More

United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever
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United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Just in time for the busy summer travel season, United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019
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Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan
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India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

India has lifted all the restrictions that were imposed on air traffic back in February over the surge in hostilities ... Read More

Goodbye travel trade show, hello AI travel festival
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Goodbye travel trade show, hello AI travel festival

editor editor- May 31, 2019

The world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered luxury travel trade festival is in the works. It is a bold new event ... 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

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight
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Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

India's troubled national flag carrier announced its decision to discontinue their direct service between Mumbai and New York, due to ... Read More

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft
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Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion
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Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment
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Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australia and New Zealand cruise season ever offered sailing towards some of the world’s ... 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

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday
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IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces
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Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019
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Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: EMBR3;) delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth
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Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018
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UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US
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Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 27, 2019

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful and ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud
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African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism ... Read More

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested
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Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

mm Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019

Thomas Cook is the world’s oldest tour operator and was founded in Market Harborough in 1841 by businessman Thomas Cook. ... Read More

Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft
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Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Boeing did not win any commercial orders for its 737 MAX jet in March following a second deadly crash involving ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism
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A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress
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African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid
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IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down
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Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June
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2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand
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Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 3, 2019

Pope Francis has appointed the Tanzanian born prelate, Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, as Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic Delegate ... 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

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?
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Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Mobile games have taken over the video game market in recent years. All the popular games are launched in different ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down
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Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019
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Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower ... Read More

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