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Applications Open for 4th Annual Turkish American Youth Congress

23-07-2017 News from Turkey

Applications Open for 4th Annual Turkish American Youth Congress

The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is accepting applications for the 4th Annual Turkish American Youth Leadership Congress. Held every year in Washington, DC, this year’s Youth Congress will be...

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Turkish Airlines launched Istanbul - Phuket flights

18-07-2017 News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines launched Istanbul - Phuket flights

Flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines has started to operate four weekly flights to Phuket as of July 17, 2017.

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Aviation

Wizz Air opens 28th Base in Varna

24-07-2017 Aviation

Wizz Air opens 28th Base in Varna

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, on July 21 celebrates the major milestone of opening its 28 base in Varna, Bulgaria.

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Scoot and Tigerair merge into one airline: Scoot

23-07-2017 Aviation

Scoot and Tigerair merge into one airline: Scoot

Scoot and Tigerair (Singapore) have now merged into one airline, Scoot, and for savvy travelers this means great savings with a celebratory sale, greater efficiency across the combined network of 60...

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Cruise Travel

Seatrade Europe to focus on challenges with the arrival of with mega ships and tightened security

23-07-2017 Cruise Travel

Seatrade Europe to focus on challenges with the arrival of with mega ships and tightened security

Seatrade Europe, taking place in Hamburg from 6-8 September, has a dedicated conference session with a unique and new format. With the number of cruise ships deployed in Europe increasing...

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Honduras expects continuing increase in cruise passengers in 2017

12-07-2017 Cruise Travel

Honduras expects continuing increase in cruise passengers in 2017

The number of cruise passengers and cruise ships in 2016 sharply increased compare to 2015 and the increase is expected to continue in 2017 according to new cruise ship arrivals...

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Rail Travel

More travelers prefer Via Rail during Canada Day celebrations

08-07-2017 Rail

More travelers prefer Via Rail during Canada Day celebrations

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) trains transported more than 93,000 travelers celebrating Canada Day between June 29 and July 5, a 10% increase compared to 2016. Over seven days, the...

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New high-speed rail lines link Bordeaux and Rennes

03-07-2017 Rail

New high-speed rail lines link Bordeaux and Rennes

France inaugurated two new high-speed rail lines on Saturday July 1, linking the capital to the western cities of Bordeaux and Rennes. The state-owned SNCF railway operator expects 35,000 passengers...

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Accommodation

Ascott acquires 80% Stake in Synergy Global Housing in U.S.

24-07-2017 Accommodation

Ascott acquires 80% Stake in Synergy Global Housing in U.S.

CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is acquiring an 80% stake in Synergy Global Housing (Synergy), a leading accommodation provider in the U.S. The acquisition...

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Marriott opens Four Points Houston Intercontinental Airport

23-07-2017 Accommodation

Marriott opens Four Points Houston Intercontinental Airport

Marriott International, Inc. announced the opening of Four Points Houston Intercontinental Airport, the brand’s fifth in the Houston area and tenth in the state. The hotel offers approachable design, stylish...

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MICE News

Lumiere London to take place in January 2018

23-07-2017 MICE

Lumiere London to take place in January 2018

More than 40 installations will light up London’s streets, buildings and public spaces during the Lumiere London 2018 – the capital’s largest night-time festival. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan,...

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Puerto Rico’s tourism industry to benefit from the new Destination Marketing Organization

23-07-2017 MICE

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry to benefit from the new Destination Marketing Organization

Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló recently signed a law that enables the creation of a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO). Notwithstanding the challenges and adversities faced during 2016, Meet Puerto Rico...

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Technology

A new travel app made for gay people

22-07-2017 Technology

A new travel app made for gay people

A new travel app for gay people will make the gay travel experience richer in options, simpler to organize and in addition help the gay public to connect.

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North American airports have the fastest airport Wi-Fi

16-07-2017 Technology

North American airports have the fastest airport Wi-Fi

Free airport Wi-Fi is clearly an expectation travelers have at North American airports and many airports are rising to the challenge. Denver International Airport (DEN) has once again been awarded...

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Health & Spa

Health Warning to Hajj Pilgrims

10-07-2017 Health + Spa

Health Warning to Hajj Pilgrims

Health experts from the Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK, a National Hajj/Umrah specific organisation working for the welfare and wellbeing of pilgrims, have issued a warning to Hajj pilgrims...

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Smart bacteria causing gonorrhoea is hard or impossible to treat

08-07-2017 Health + Spa

Smart bacteria causing gonorrhoea is hard or impossible to treat

World Health Organization (WHO) announced a bacteria that cause gonorrhoea, which is a common sexually-transmitted infection, is much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. Dr Teodora Wi, Medical Officer, Human...

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Tours

Saint Ange reports Creole Travel’s New Attraction

24-07-2017 Tours

Saint Ange reports Creole Travel’s New Attraction

Saint Ange Tourism Report’s 7th edition is out! Saint Ange reports that Creole Travel based in the Seychelles has introduced a new addition to their fleet; they describe their latest...

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Weak pound continues to boost air travel to London

23-07-2017 Tours

Weak pound continues to boost air travel to London

The weak pound is doing wonders for international air travel to London. Tourists are arriving in greater numbers and the relative strength of their currency, making the city on average...

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Sports Tourism

F1 Experience with Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel at Madame Tussauds Singapore

23-07-2017 Sports Tourism

F1 Experience with Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel at Madame Tussauds Singapore

Ever wanted to know what it feels like to drive a F1 car? The F1 Singapore Grand Prix is only a few months away, but Madame Tussauds Singapore is already...

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Helsinki, Tel Aviv, Cluj-Napoca, Istanbul to host EuroBasket 2017

17-07-2017 Sports Tourism

Helsinki, Tel Aviv, Cluj-Napoca, Istanbul to host EuroBasket 2017

FIBA EuroBasket 2017 hosted by Turkey, Finland, Romania and Israel, will be held between 31 August and 17 September.

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Luxury Travel

The Italian shipbuilder CRN unveils a new superyacht

23-07-2017 Luxury Travel

The Italian shipbuilder CRN unveils a new superyacht

CRN, the Italian shipbuilder and brand, part of the Ferretti Group, unveiled a 50-metre MY Superconero, to be launched next winter. The new superyacht, whose name draws inspiration from the...

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Chinese Luxury Travelers’ Most Memorable Travel Destinations in 2016

16-07-2017 Luxury Travel

Chinese Luxury Travelers’ Most Memorable Travel Destinations in 2016

According to a recently published report that focused on the behavior and demands of China's high-end tourists, Chinese luxury travelers are looking for more than just a holiday; travelling around...

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Destinations

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Beginning of December 2016, me and my wife visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and if you are searching for a romantic weekend, then you should consider Tallinn. The Estonian capital offers tra...

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...

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