Tag: travelling

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

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13 0

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from ... Read More

Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 01:15 0

WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and will operate an additional day ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 21:13 0

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group established to help improve accessibility ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:31 0

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 financial statement figures, with double-digit ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:56 0

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of ... 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

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... Read More

Westminster venue adds to its events team

Westminster venue adds to its events team

editor editor- May 9, 2019 01:06 0

“I am delighted to be working alongside such an experienced team. Church House Westminster is a versatile London venue accommodating a wide variety of events ... 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

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical bills during an eventuality and ... Read More

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:24 0

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice and connectivity to its customers. ... 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

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10 0

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound ... Read More

Swoop started service to London, Ontario, Canada

Swoop started service to London, Ontario, Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:24 0

Iinaugural flight departs Edmonton International Airport (YEG) at 7:00 a.m. local time and will be welcomed by a water cannon salute upon arrival at London International Airport (YXU) at 12:25 p.m. local time. ... Read More

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:55 0

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece through ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16 0

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their ... Read More

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:59 0

Sherwin Arends joins South African Tourism (SAT) as Trade Relations Officer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role following 12 years’ experience ... Read More

Six Indian cities join Emirates network with new SpiceJet codeshare deal

Six Indian cities join Emirates network with new SpiceJet codeshare deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:47 0

Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and ... Read More

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

editor editor- April 18, 2019 20:59 0

Tour operators visiting the Seychelles stand at the World Travel Market in Cape Town last week have expressed their confidence in the island destination, as ... Read More

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:11 0

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian airline headquartered in Accra, have announced a one-way interline agreement whereby Emirates ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:15 0

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32 0

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at ... Read More

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:28 0

Despite Brexit uncertainty, Heathrow remains a bright light for the UK, with the role we play in keeping people and products moving evident. Our new ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019 22:18 0

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

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:30 0

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, one of Vietnam’s best loved ... Read More

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:35 0

Dusit Thani Public Company Limited and Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) have officially revealed the details of their collaboration to create a new city ... Read More

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