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Steigenberger Airport Hotel Istanbul has opened

22-09-2016 News from Turkey

Steigenberger Airport Hotel Istanbul has opened

The Steigenberger Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Turkey. The Steigenberger Airport Hotel Istanbul is conveniently located only four kilometers away from the Ataturk International Airport, which serves more...

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Pegasus launches flights to Xinjiang’s Kashgar via Bishkek

22-09-2016 News from Turkey

Pegasus launches flights to Xinjiang’s Kashgar via Bishkek

Pegasus Airlines' 49 per cent owned Kyrgyz airline, Air Manas, launched its newest route to Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region’s Kashgar on 19 September. Pegasus guests can fly to Kashgar every...

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Aviation

International air travel to East Africa on the rise

24-09-2016 Aviation

International air travel to East Africa on the rise

Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by crunching and analysing 14m booking transactions a...

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Orlando Airport records its biggest month ever in international traffic

22-09-2016 Aviation

Orlando Airport records its biggest month ever in international traffic

In a facility built to accommodate 24 million annual passengers, Orlando International Airport’s (MCO) latest passenger numbers are a constant reminder of why construction is underway in earnest throughout the...

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Cruise Travel

Celebrity Solstice announces more exciting new offerings

20-09-2016 Cruise Travel

Celebrity Solstice announces more exciting new offerings

Guests onboard Celebrity Solstice will soon enjoy even more exciting new offerings as the ship undergoes a bold refresh. New features include Celebrity Cruises' unrivaled "A Taste of Film" experience...

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President’s Cruise Set for Thanksgiving Sailing on the Danube

18-09-2016 Cruise Travel

President’s Cruise Set for Thanksgiving Sailing on the Danube

Crystal’s popular ‘President’s Cruise’ is coming to Crystal River Cruises’ newest vessel this November. Crystal’s CEO and President Edie Rodriguez joins Crystal Mozart guests on the Danube for this special...

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Rail Travel

Deadly train crash in north-western Spain

09-09-2016 Rail

Deadly train crash in north-western Spain

At least four people have been killed and 49 hurt in a train derailment in Galicia in north-western Spain. The train between the city of Vigo and Porto, in Portugal,...

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Amtrak to upgrade trainsets

04-09-2016 Rail

Amtrak to upgrade trainsets

Amtrak is contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of $2.45...

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Accommodation

IHG to operate a newly built hotel in Dubai

24-09-2016 Accommodation

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) will operate a newly built hotel under a management agreement with an affiliate of the Rolaco Group, who also own InterContinental® Dallas, InterContinental® Semiramis, InterContinental®Geneva, Crowne...

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Hard Rock International announces plans to bring legendary vibe to Malaysia

20-09-2016 Accommodation

Hard Rock International announces plans to bring legendary vibe to Malaysia

Hard Rock International continues the expansion of its Hotel brand throughout Asia-Pacific by announcing Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast. Following the recent announcement in Dalian, and while gearing up to...

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MICE News

Meet Puerto Rico hosts largest city-wide convention of the year

24-09-2016 MICE

Meet Puerto Rico hosts largest city-wide convention of the year

Meet Puerto Rico, the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) responsible for attracting meetings, conventions, trade shows, sporting events and incentive groups to Puerto Rico recently hosted the Jehovah’s Witnesses Special Convention,...

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Events by Dubai Business Events to attract 65,000 delegates to Dubai

22-09-2016 MICE

Events by Dubai Business Events to attract 65,000 delegates to Dubai

Dubai Business Events has secured 15 percent more events in the first eight months of this year than the whole of 2015, and is poised to capitalise on increasing demand...

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Technology

New partnership to Increase Cyber Security in the Hospitality Industry

19-09-2016 Technology

New partnership to Increase Cyber Security in the Hospitality Industry

Netragard, a leader in Penetration Testing, announced that they are partnering with Hotel Defenders, LLC to decrease cyber security threats in the hospitality industry. Together, the organizations will solve two long-standing...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes, don’t use on planes

09-09-2016 Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes, don’t use on planes

Samsung has suspended Galaxy Note 7 sales because of exploding batteries. Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights. Federal Aviation Administration...

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Health & Spa

New market expansion opportunities in the global consumer health industry

14-09-2016 Health + Spa

New market expansion opportunities in the global consumer health industry

Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new consumer health industry data. According to the new research, global sales of consumer health products will reach US$217 billion globally in...

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The World’s Best Destination Spa 2016

07-09-2016 Health + Spa

The World’s Best Destination Spa 2016

Thailand’s pioneering wellness destination Chiva-Som International Health Resort has been voted ‘The World’s Best Destination Spa’ for the third time in the Condé Nast Traveller magazine (UK edition) Readers’ Travel...

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Tours

Zipcar and Zagster launch Zipbike

21-09-2016 Tours

Zipcar and Zagster launch Zipbike

Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network, and Zagster, the leader in campus bike sharing, announced their partnership to launch Zipbike, the first national, sponsored bike-share program for universities. Zipbike...

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Mariah Carey Announces Final Shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

21-09-2016 Tours

Mariah Carey Announces Final Shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

International music superstar, Mariah Carey, has announced the end of “#1 TO INFINITY”, her first two-year Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, with her final performance scheduled...

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Sports Tourism

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams at Patrick Mouratoglou's Tennis Academy

22-09-2016 Sports Tourism

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams at Patrick Mouratoglou's Tennis Academy

The star studded event at the Beachcomber French Riviera Resort & Spa and its Mouratoglou Tennis Academy was an opportunity for the Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles and Mauritius...

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Higher volume of business expected at International Golf Travel Market

14-09-2016 Sports Tourism

Higher volume of business expected at International Golf Travel Market

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the world’s premier global event for golf tourism suppliers, buyers and media, is set to attract a record number of tour operators, travel agencies and...

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Luxury Travel

Crystal AirCruises Unveils Posh Design for Luxury Jet

22-09-2016 Luxury Travel

Crystal AirCruises Unveils Posh Design for Luxury Jet

Crystal’s CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez, unveiled the latest designs for the first aircraft, a Boeing 777-200LR, as part of the company’s Crystal AirCruises experience.

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts to showcase Dubai’s latest luxury hotel, DUKES Dubai

18-09-2016 Luxury Travel

Preferred Hotels & Resorts to showcase Dubai’s latest luxury hotel, DUKES Dubai

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, will showcase Dubai’s latest luxury hotel - DUKES Dubai, which is...

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Destinations

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...

City of beauties: Kharkiv

City of beauties: Kharkiv

Kharkiv or in Russian Kharkov, located in the northeast of Ukraine, is the second largest city in the country with a population of over 1.5 million inhabitants. Thanks to the European Football Champ...

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