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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official ... Read More

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an ... Read More

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

Organizers of the OTDYKH Leisure Trade Fair are offering a range of unmissable B2B marketing events for exhibitors to ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

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

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Second largest airport in the world about to open

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

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Vida Emirates Hills is an upscale lifestyle hotel  in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood has resented ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

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

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

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

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift ... Read More

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating ... Read More