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Brit who helped build Seychelles International Airport returns 48 years later

Brit who helped build Seychelles International Airport returns 48 years later

A British citizen who in 1971 oversaw the completion of Seychelles International Airport has realized his dream of revisiting ... Read More

Heathrow names SAS best airline in class for noise and emissions performance

Heathrow names SAS best airline in class for noise and emissions performance

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has been named the best airline based on noise and emissions performance at Heathrow, following ... Read More

British easyJet orders 12 more Airbus A320neo jets

British easyJet orders 12 more Airbus A320neo jets

British low-cost airline easyJet has exercised purchase rights to increase its fleet of A320neos by 12 new aircraft. The ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board signs agreement with UK flag carrier airline in London

Seychelles Tourism Board signs agreement with UK flag carrier airline in London

It is earlier this month during the Seychelles participation at the 40th edition of the World Travel Market (WTM) ... Read More

Archbishop of Canterbury: Jesus wouldn’t get UK visa under new immigration system

Archbishop of Canterbury: Jesus wouldn’t get UK visa under new immigration system

Taking a thinly-camouflaged dig at the proposed so-called point-based immigration system trumpeted by British PM Boris Johnson, Archbishop of ... Read More

Travelport names new chief money man

Travelport names new chief money man

As the new Chief Financial Officer, Nick Bray will play a fundamental role in the execution of Travelport’s strategy, ... Read More

Mexican Caribbean ramps up UK tourism presence

Mexican Caribbean ramps up UK tourism presence

Mexican Caribbean travel leaders including Quintana Roo Tourism Board director Dario Flota Ocampo, Secretary of Tourism Marisol Vanegas Perez, ... Read More

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

Wales will be highlighting the benefits of nature for delegate wellbeing with the launch of the ‘Year of the ... Read More

London Travel Week debuts to huge acclaim

London Travel Week debuts to huge acclaim

The launch of London Travel Week, which took place from 1st to 7th November 2019, was a great success ... Read More

UK Foreign Office issues travel warning for Bolivia

UK Foreign Office issues travel warning for Bolivia

The UK Foreign Office updated its Bolivia travel advice, after weeks of violent protests, to warn against all but ... Read More

African Tourism Board shined again, again and again

African Tourism Board shined again, again and again

African Tourism Board executives shined last week during the World Travel Market, the Tourism Resilience Council meeting, the International ... Read More

Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost

Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost

Last Friday saw Budapest Airport expand its bond with Birmingham as Jet2.com launched a twice-weekly service to the UK ... Read More

London Heathrow: Gateway for Rugby in Japan

London Heathrow: Gateway for Rugby in Japan

Over 6.9 million passengers traveled through London Heathrow during the busiest October on record, as the airport saw 0.5% ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala positioned as an African Leader: Cemented

Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala positioned as an African Leader: Cemented

The African Tourism Board cemented Kenya's Tourism Minister standing as a long year recognized African tourism leader last week ... Read More

What is the filthiest airline in the world?

What is the filthiest airline in the world?

Ryanair has been named as the 'filthiest' flight operator in the UK by a Which Travel survey. Just under ... Read More

Geoffrey Lipman joins Honors Circle African Tourism Board

Geoffrey Lipman joins Honors Circle African Tourism Board

Professor Geoffrey Lipman accepted to join the Honors Circle and Advisory Board of the African Tourism Board (ATB) The ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center met with its Board of Governors last week on Sunday in ... Read More

All smiles after ITIC in London concluded

All smiles after ITIC in London concluded

A week of high profile Travel and Tourism Events concluded in London last week. Among them the International Investment ... Read More

Sex on the balcony of your hotel more deadly than a terror attack?

Sex on the balcony of your hotel more deadly than a terror attack?

You are more at risk of dying having sex on the balcony of your hotel than being killed in ... Read More

Tourism is booming: Latin America travel trends revealed

Tourism is booming: Latin America travel trends revealed

Travel to Latin America has grown 3.3% in the first three quarters of 2019 and forward bookings for the ... Read More

WTM: Crypto-booking app wins #HackTravel at Travel Forward

WTM: Crypto-booking app wins #HackTravel at Travel Forward

The first prize in the inaugural #HackTravel London 2019, taking place at Travel Forward happening during World Travel Market ... Read More

British tourist met alleged killer on Tinder dating app

British tourist met alleged killer on Tinder dating app

David and Gillian Millane, parents of murdered British tourist backpacker Grace Millane, arrived today, Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at ... Read More

WTM: Exhibitor updates from Day Three in London

WTM: Exhibitor updates from Day Three in London

World Travel Market (WTM) audiences today (Wednesday 6 November) heard how Malta has successfully repositioned itself as a youth ... Read More

WTM: ‘No easy answers’ when it comes to promoting controversial countries

WTM: ‘No easy answers’ when it comes to promoting controversial countries

Bloggers have urged writers and travelers at World Travel Market (WTM) London to do their own research about countries ... Read More

WTM: The future of air travel and digital travel

WTM: The future of air travel and digital travel

Advances in digital and artificial intelligence for air travel are coming in thick and fast, World Travel Market (WTM) ... Read More

WTM: Tackling climate change on Day 3 in London

WTM: Tackling climate change on Day 3 in London

The 40th edition of WTM London began with a session exploring Decarbonising Travel and Tourism: Is the Industry Doing ... Read More

WTM: Flymoney wins StartUp Pitch at Travel Forward

WTM: Flymoney wins StartUp Pitch at Travel Forward

Flymoney Technologies, an Isreali-based provider of money services for travellers, has won the StartUp Pitch Competition at this year’s ... Read More

WTM: London Welcomes Industry Bosses to Speak on Global Stage

WTM: London Welcomes Industry Bosses to Speak on Global Stage

The first two days of the 40th edition of World Travel Market (WTM) London saw three of the travel industries ... Read More

WTM: Top tips for attracting Chinese visitors revealed in London

WTM: Top tips for attracting Chinese visitors revealed in London

Tourism businesses who want to attract their share of the burgeoning Chinese travel market need to make sure they ... Read More

WTM: Making the World a More Inclusive Place through Travel

WTM: Making the World a More Inclusive Place through Travel

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2019 – the event where ideas arrive – saw a variety of interesting talks and ... Read More

Sharjah promotes top local tourist attractions at WTM London

Sharjah promotes top local tourist attractions at WTM London

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is at the World Travel Market (WTM) London for the 17th ... Read More

Innovation and rural development take center stage for UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit 2019

Innovation and rural development take center stage for UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit 2019

Tourism leaders from across the public and private sectors came together at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London ... Read More

WTM: Exhibitors in London 2019 showcase all that is unique about their destination

WTM: Exhibitors in London 2019 showcase all that is unique about their destination

A vast array of exhibitors had a chance to illustrate just what makes their destinations unique to a global ... Read More

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics hailed by international community

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics hailed by international community

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics scheduled to be released at the end of the year, has been hailed as ... Read More

WTM: London honors the very best in travel industry

WTM: London honors the very best in travel industry

Ten of the greatest World Travel Leaders, from around the world, picked up their coveted award today (Tuesday 5 ... Read More

Urgently needed: Global Oversight of Travel Advisories

Urgently needed: Global Oversight of Travel Advisories

The Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon Edmund Bartlett is taking an important step in saying there is a ... Read More