Tag: Switzerland

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO
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Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

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

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

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled
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Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans
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American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia
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Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off ... Read More

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts
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Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced ... Read More

New GM appointed at Mandarin Oriential Macau
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New GM appointed at Mandarin Oriential Macau

editor editor- May 30, 2019

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced the appointment of Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. In his new ... 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

Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE
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Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is celebrating 10 years of success at EBACE with ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence
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Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision
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Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination
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Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts Trademark Collection in Latin America
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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts Trademark Collection in Latin America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries, today announced the ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019
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Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October
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Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, according ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai
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Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors
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Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs ... Read More

New team member at The Pod Hotels
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New team member at The Pod Hotels

editor editor- April 17, 2019

The Pod Hotels is striving to address the rapidly-increasing demand for affordable lifestyle hotels targeted at progressive-minded and budget-conscious travelers ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism
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Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World ... Read More

BD Hotels plans rapid expansion, hires Head Of Acquisitions & Development
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BD Hotels plans rapid expansion, hires Head Of Acquisitions & Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

BD Hotels today announces the appointment of Rani Gharbie as the Head of Acquisitions & Development for The Pod Hotels, ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion
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Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too
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Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

Heart of Europe Travel Summit set for Dubai this month
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Heart of Europe Travel Summit set for Dubai this month

editor editor- April 2, 2019

In a combined effort, Atout France’s travel trade workshop, Marhaba, will kick off its two-day event on April 24 while ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight
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Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

The Airbus Foundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IRFC) have sent 26 tonnes of ... Read More

Hotel de Parc in Baden Switzerland rebranded as Swiss-Belhotel Du Parc
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Hotel de Parc in Baden Switzerland rebranded as Swiss-Belhotel Du Parc

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Hotel de Parc,  in the  Swiss city of Baden,  25km northwest of Zurich, will be rebranded as Swiss-Belhotel Du Parc, ... Read More

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet
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Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during ... Read More

ILTM Latin America 2019: Record number of agents from new destinations
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ILTM Latin America 2019: Record number of agents from new destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

ILTM Latin America 2019, regional event for the luxury travel industry, will welcome this year more of the most productive ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!
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Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious ... Read More

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany
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Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

editor editor- March 16, 2019

Environment conservation efforts being made by Seychelles, and how tourists can join in the initiatives, were the focus points of ... Read More

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck
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Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, France; ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More