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Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
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Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa
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Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Benchmark has named Donna Esparza director of sales & marketing for Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, a Benchmark Resorts & ... Read More

Jetwing Symphony PLC set to launch new contemporary boutique hotel in Kandy
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Jetwing Symphony PLC set to launch new contemporary boutique hotel in Kandy

editor editor- June 6, 2019

As part of its luxury portfolio, Jetwing Symphony PLC, the investment arm of Jetwing, will launch Jetwing Kandy Gallery in ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans
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CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash
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20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday left 20 people dead, ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week
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Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals
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Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea
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Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India
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Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination ... Read More

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism
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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians
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Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon
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Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya
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First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed ... 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

Malta Tourism puts island on the map: Following dedicated trails
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Malta Tourism puts island on the map: Following dedicated trails

editor editor- May 2, 2019

In 2018 and 2019, the Malta Tourism Authority released a host of themed maps that lead travelers across the island ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues
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ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions
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Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as ... Read More

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings
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Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza
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No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia
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Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

Syria’s authorities are making persistent efforts to attract guests from Russia, with religious tourism viewed as a major area, Syrian ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival
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Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius
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Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant villages ... Read More

Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route
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Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

Vietjet today opens ticket sales for its new international route connecting the biggest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s ... Read More

Peru working to welcome more tourists to Machu Picchu
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Peru working to welcome more tourists to Machu Picchu

editor editor- April 10, 2019

The Executive Branch of the Government of Peru is working on a land management proposal for Machu Picchu said Prime ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta
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Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting
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Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
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Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

Discover religious heart of Maltese culture with new Pilgrimage Trail
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Discover religious heart of Maltese culture with new Pilgrimage Trail

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Malta Tourism Authority’s series of themed maps has a new addition - the Pilgrimage Trail, which showcases the most ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know
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Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything ... Read More

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling
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LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. ... Read More

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