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VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor
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VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels
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Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a ... Read More

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

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

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

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less
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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada
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Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada

editor editor- June 12, 2019

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has officially launched its summer campaign for 2019: “Brilliant Barbados Fly into Savings.” The promotion, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals
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Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 11, 2019

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

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport
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Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – has crowned Heathrow the world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport. The ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019
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Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme
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World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur ... Read More

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment
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Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography (CT) security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’
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India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group
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Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done
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UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019

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

Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane
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Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

When it comes to where you sit on a plane, location matters. So, which is it? Window seat, aisle seat ... Read More

Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel
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Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

WhyHotel announced plans to launch a new pop-up hotel in Houston, Texas. It is the company's first location outside of ... Read More

Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California
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Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

California has many wine regions, including some of the world's most famous destinations. But hidden among even the high-profile appellations ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months
Tourism News

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism
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UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named
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‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City
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Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam to ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage
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Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!
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National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a ... Read More

Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration
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Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

editor editor- May 30, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking its 36th anniversary milestone with a 36-day worldwide customer-focused celebration ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named
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2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, 2019 Best & Worst Cities for ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor
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Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Ibiza's Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza) demands the imposition of the “Night Mayor” figure on the Island. Said figure currently ... Read More

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week
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ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is celebrating the contributions and achievements of Australia’s First Nations people this National Reconciliation ... Read More