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Turkish Airlines carried 58.3 million passengers in 2016

08-12-2016 News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines carried 58.3 million passengers in 2016

Turkey’s flag carrier, Turkish Airlines announced today the number of passengers carried between January and November 2016 is recorded as 58.3 million; representing an increase of 3% compare to the...

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Yunus Emre Institute in Kiev to consolidate friendship between Turkey and Ukraine

07-12-2016 News from Turkey

Yunus Emre Institute in Kiev to consolidate friendship between Turkey and Ukraine

Yunus Emre Institute has taught Turkish to more than 99 thousand people in 40 countries and has introduced Turkish culture since its establishment in 2009. The interest towards Yunus Emre...

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Aviation

Strike at Lufthansa results with passenger growth at SWISS and Austrian Airlines

09-12-2016 Aviation

Strike at Lufthansa results with passenger growth at SWISS and Austrian Airlines

In November, the workers’ union Vereinigung Cockpit called its members to go on strike for six days. Lufthansa had to cancel around 4,500 flights due to the strike which affected...

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Munich plans to have Germany's first carbon-neutral airport

09-12-2016 Aviation

Munich plans to have Germany's first carbon-neutral airport

Munich Airport will become Germany's first airport to achieve carbon-neutral operations. The governing bodies of the airport operating company adopted a resolution to approve this ambitious target at their meetings...

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Cruise Travel

Royal Caribbean Cruises to Begin Cuba Service

08-12-2016 Cruise Travel

Royal Caribbean Cruises to Begin Cuba Service

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that the Cuban government has granted approval for the company to begin cruises to Cuba. The company said it plans to announce its first Florida-Cuba itineraries...

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Princess Cruises Introduces Best Price Guarantee on Shore Excursions

07-12-2016 Cruise Travel

Princess Cruises Introduces Best Price Guarantee on Shore Excursions

Princess Cruises announced its Shore Excursions Best Price Guarantee is available on thousands of the award-winning tours in ports the cruise line visits worldwide. Today the program launches fleetwide and...

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Rail Travel

Amtrak begins daily service to Arcadia Valley, Missouri

22-11-2016 Rail

Amtrak begins daily service to Arcadia Valley, Missouri

Amtrak began daily service in a region in Southern Missouri that has been without passenger rail service for 48 years when the Amtrak Texas Eagle (Trains 21/421 & 22/422) stops...

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German Deutsche Bahn to run intensive training programs in Dubai

21-11-2016 Rail

German Deutsche Bahn to run intensive training programs in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has signed an agreement with the German Deutsche Bahn AG for the establishment of a specialized mobility & transport center, and sharing...

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Accommodation

Top 10 hotel trends for the future

09-12-2016 Accommodation

Top 10 hotel trends for the future

Imagine a hotel that features a RoboButler you can program to prep for your every need, a 3D printer that can make you a new pair of shoes, choosing your...

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Copenhagen restaurant Noma to open in Mexico

08-12-2016 Accommodation

Copenhagen restaurant Noma to open in Mexico

The Noma Mexico “pop-up” – the latest from the noma team after similar residencies in Tokyo and Sydney – will see René Redzepi reunite with friend and former sous-chef Rosio...

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MICE News

Seychelles promotion at ICAN 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas

09-12-2016 MICE

Seychelles promotion at ICAN 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas

Seychelles attends the 9th Annual International Aviation Organisations Air Services Negotiation Conference (ICAN), 5th – 9th December 2016, Nassau, Bahamas.

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Tallinn's Historic Linnahall to be Reborn as Mega-Conference Venue

09-12-2016 MICE

Tallinn's Historic Linnahall to be Reborn as Mega-Conference Venue

The Tallinn City Government has announced that the disused Linnahall entertainment complex, a massive harbour-side structure dating to 1980, is to be renovated into a concert hall and large-scale conference...

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Technology

Best Travel Blogs and Bloggers will be announced next month

05-12-2016 Technology

Best Travel Blogs and Bloggers will be announced next month

FITUR, The International Tourism Trade Fair organised by IFEMA in Feria de Madrid from 18 to 22 January, is again organising the international “TRAVEL BLOGGER 2017” competition, which is in...

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dcs plus launches direct access to Emirates’ inventory

30-11-2016 Technology

dcs plus launches direct access to Emirates’ inventory

One year after launching connectivity directly to Lufthansa inventory (through LH web services), now, dcs plus, a leading travel technology company, has added a new direct connect option to Emirates’...

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Health & Spa

L'OCCITANE Spa opens at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

22-11-2016 Health + Spa

L'OCCITANE Spa opens at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Natural French beauty retailer L'OCCITANE has opened doors to a new spa at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco.

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Top 7 destinations for medical tourism in 2016

07-10-2016 Health + Spa

Top 7 destinations for medical tourism in 2016

Healthcare can be quite expensive at times. Especially if you need treatment immediately and you do not have time for doing in-depth survey. Also there is always a language barrier...

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Tours

Expedia announces Top In-Demand Caribbean destinations

09-12-2016 Tours

Expedia announces Top In-Demand Caribbean destinations

The Expedia group, one of the world’s leading travel companies, reported today that travel demand for the Caribbean has continued to increase on Expedia group sites. Expedia also announced top...

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Christmas in Istanbul with Travel Options

08-12-2016 Tours

Christmas in Istanbul with Travel Options

Travel Options, a leading outbound tour operator working B2B and offering packages to destinations around the world, announced a new tour package to Istanbul to celebrate Christmas. Travelers can extend...

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Sports Tourism

Hawai‘i Hosts First - Ever WTA Tennis Tournament

21-11-2016 Sports Tourism

Hawai‘i Hosts First - Ever WTA Tennis Tournament

The Hawai‘i Open, the first-ever Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournament featuring 32 top-ranked WTA players and rising stars is taking place at the Patsy T. Mink Central O‘ahu Regional Park,...

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LPGA Tour heads to New Zealand

17-11-2016 Sports Tourism

LPGA Tour heads to New Zealand

The LPGA Tour will be heading to New Zealand next year for the MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open, which will take place from 28 September to 1 October at the...

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Luxury Travel

More Brits charter private jets for the 2016/17 ski season

05-12-2016 Luxury Travel

More Brits charter private jets for the 2016/17 ski season

Despite the fall in Sterling, Magnus Aviation, a private jet charter business, reported that there has seen a 46% increase in bookings from UK based clients to charter jets to...

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A new luxury Hotel opens in Santo Domingo

22-11-2016 Luxury Travel

The InterContinental Real Santo Domingo hotel is the latest addition to Santo Domingo’s hospitality industry. InterContinental Hotels Group brings discrete luxury to the metropolitan commercial point area of the city,...

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Destinations

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...

Fascinating Tunisia

Fascinating Tunisia

Recently I have visited Tunisia as a familiarization trip organized by the Tunisia Tourism Ministry with the support of Tunis Air. Tunisia is not only a beach holiday destination. It also offers a r...

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