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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors
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OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Organizers of the OTDYKH Leisure Trade Fair are offering a range of unmissable B2B marketing events for exhibitors to partake ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
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President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... Read More

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond
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Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary
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Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing ... Read More

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments
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InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide the ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus
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Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to ... Read More

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM
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First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

editor editor- April 23, 2019

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group company First and Foremost Travel Connections, is launching a dynamic B2B hotel booking system at ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners
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Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - ... 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

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well
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Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

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

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement
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Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing ... 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

Tourism plays a major role in poverty alleviation, says PM Imran Khan
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Tourism plays a major role in poverty alleviation, says PM Imran Khan

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Calling the tourism industry as a major role in poverty alleviation and one of his top priorities, Prime Minister of ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes
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Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond
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Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?
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A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below. ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week
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Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
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New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?
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Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance
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Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site
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Russian space tourism company selects launch site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region for ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May
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Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network ... Read More

First test tourist in space
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First test tourist in space

editor editor- February 23, 2019

Richard Branson is celebrating today after a Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached the edge of space with a test passenger ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening
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New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic says Shalom to Tel Aviv and Good Bye to Dubai
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Virgin Atlantic says Shalom to Tel Aviv and Good Bye to Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

Sir Richard Branson said no to Dubai and yes to Tel Aviv as of September 25, 2019when Virgin Atlantic will ... Read More

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series
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Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

More businesses than ever before will work with Heathrow to explore new global markets and supply chain opportunities, as 11 ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots
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US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

On Thursday, February 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao will pin FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s Space ShipTwo ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors
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Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive ... Read More

Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018
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Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number ... Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas
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Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists ... Read More

Virgin Australia’s Denpasar Christmas delivery for Darwin
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Virgin Australia’s Denpasar Christmas delivery for Darwin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a ... Read More