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WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 15:36 0

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ). The airline's ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:45 0

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient and more transparent air industry. ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway. Qatar Airways ... Read More

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 20:05 0

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 May) when 400 global luxury ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:15 0

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, cultural festivals and medical clinics ... Read More

Opening in 2019: Alva Hotel by Royal in Hong Kong

Opening in 2019: Alva Hotel by Royal in Hong Kong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:08 0

Alva Hotel by Royal opening in late 2019, is a new and exciting hospitality concept as part of the Royal portfolio under Sun Hung Kai ... Read More

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:35 0

MoMo’s, Ormond Group’s new playful hospitality concept, will launch its first property in central Kuala Lumpur within the eclectic Chow Kit neighborhood this October. Home ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 20:01 0

With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today became the only airline to operate a nonstop route between Paris and Calgary . The airline's newest ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:43 0

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for the first time, Mastercard’s global ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:15 0

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 for the fourth year running. Out ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group of Companies, have announced the ... Read More

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 08:14 0

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:12 0

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history ... Read More

Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region

Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region

editor editor- May 13, 2019 22:24 0

The latest media spree from the Seychelles did not go unnoticed as the head of delegation Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:10 0

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the Asia Pacific, and helping spread ... Read More

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:03 0

Air Transat announced that it will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its portfolio of fall and winter destinations. Beginning in November 2019 , the airline ... Read More

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 15:22 1

BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the new hotel from the brand BLESS Collection Hotels, part of the Palladium Hotel Group, opens its doors in Ibiza next month ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 18:30 0

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers and the tour operators / ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:01 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:15 0

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

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

My Emirates Pass : It is back!

My Emirates Pass : It is back!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:53 0

Emirates customers can unlock the best Dubai has to offer for less this summer with the return of My Emirates Pass – an offer that ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47 0

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for its first revenue flights from ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019 20:58 0

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife parks after owners failed to ... Read More

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 01:15 0

Building on WestJet's position as Calgary's largest air carrier, the airline began its new nonstop flight between Portland International Airport (PDX) and Calgary International Airport ... Read More

Central Hotels continues expansion in Dubai

Central Hotels continues expansion in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:20 0

Continuing its expansion in Dubai, Central Hotels announced today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) the launch of a new 5-star hotel in the emirate. ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20 0

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By ... Read More

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