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Number of tourist arrivals to Turkey in the first 10 months of 2016

30-11-2016 News from Turkey

Number of tourist arrivals to Turkey in the first 10 months of 2016

Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry announced the total number of foreign arrivals to the country in the first 10 months of 2016. According to the statistics data taken from the...

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Istanbul hosts Global Satellite Conference

29-11-2016 News from Turkey

Istanbul hosts Global Satellite Conference

World’s leading satellite manufacturers meet in Istanbul today and tomorrow (29 and 30 November) at Halic Congress Center to present their latest high-tech wares at the 2nd Global Satshow.

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Aviation

Lufthansa criticizes Frankfurt Airport’s new fee structure

02-12-2016 Aviation

Lufthansa criticizes Frankfurt Airport’s new fee structure

Lufthansa has criticized Frankfurt Airport’s new fee structure which has been authorized today by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy, Transport and Regional Development of the Federal State of Hesse....

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United Starts Daily Service between Newark and Havana

01-12-2016 Aviation

United Starts Daily Service between Newark and Havana

United Airlines' first flight to Havana in over fifty years took off from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) on Nov. 29, 2016. The new flights end many of the decades-long...

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Cruise Travel

New high speed ferry to operate between Tallinn and Helsinki

01-12-2016 Cruise Travel

New high speed ferry to operate between Tallinn and Helsinki

January 29, 2017 marks the day that Tallink’s new flagship Tallink Shuttle Megastar will start operating on the Tallinn-Helsinki route. In addition to Finnish engineers, Tallink’s customers were also involved...

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Celebrate with Princess Cruises using the new Sailabration Packages

30-11-2016 Cruise Travel

Celebrate with Princess Cruises using the new Sailabration Packages

One in four guests is celebrating a special occasion with Princess Cruises and now the cruise line is making it even easier to turn “Sailabrations” into lasting memories with new...

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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

Marriott International Sells The St. Regis San Francisco

02-12-2016 Accommodation

Marriott International Sells The St. Regis San Francisco

Marriott International has completed the sale of The St. Regis San Francisco hotel for approximately $175 million to Qatar Investment Authority (QIA). Marriott will continue to manage the hotel under...

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Westin Hotels & Resorts Arrives In Hamburg

30-11-2016 Accommodation

Westin Hotels & Resorts today announced the official unveiling of The Westin Hamburg, marking the brand's debut in Hamburg. Overlooking Germany's famed port city, the hotel resides within the Elbphilharmonie: Hamburg's new architectural landmark, home to two...

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MICE News

ICC Jerusalem hosts the First Global Start up Education Conference

30-11-2016 MICE

ICC Jerusalem hosts the First Global Start up Education Conference

The challenge of promoting scientific and technological education in Israel toward the future was the main topic of the First Global Start up Education Conference hold by ORT Israel, which...

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World Travel Awards is ready for the Grand Final 2016

30-11-2016 MICE

World Travel Awards is ready for the Grand Final 2016

World Travel Awards will welcome the elite of global hospitality to the Maldives for the Grand Final 2016. The event will be staged at the glamourous The Sun Siyam Iru...

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Technology

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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Cvent and Lanyon Announce Merger

30-11-2016 Technology

Cvent and Lanyon Announce Merger

Cvent Inc. (“Cvent”), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, and Lanyon Solutions, Inc (“Lanyon”), leading providers of cloud-based enterprise event management technology solutions, today announced the merger of the...

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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

Universal theme parks to open Nintendo-themed attractions

02-12-2016 Tours

Universal theme parks to open Nintendo-themed attractions

Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo will bring the fun of Nintendo to life at three Universal theme parks around the globe. The creative visionaries behind Nintendo’s legendary worlds and...

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US outbound travel speeds up, outbound trips increase 7%

30-11-2016 Tours

US outbound travel speeds up, outbound trips increase 7%

In North America, the US outbound market is performing very well thanks to the strong dollar. So far this year, the USA has been one of the world’s best-performing outbound...

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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

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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InterContinental Doha Residences opens on Doha's longest private beach

21-11-2016 Luxury Travel

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the opening of InterContinental® Doha Residences, located on Doha’s longest natural private beach, each spacious residence offers tranquil living in distinctive surroundings. With a...

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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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