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Ukrainians can now stay up to 90 days in Turkey without a visa

30-06-2016 News from Turkey

Ukrainians can now stay up to 90 days in Turkey without a visa

Ukrainian citizens that could stay in Turkey up to 60 days without a visa now will be able to stay up to 90 days thanks to a new Council of...

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Terror hits Istanbul Ataturk Airport

28-06-2016 News from Turkey

Terror hits Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Just after one day an updated travel warning to Turkey by the U.S. State Department, terror hits Istanbul again. Three explosions hit Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday night around...

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Aviation

easyJet to start flying from Vienna to Lyon

30-06-2016 Aviation

easyJet to start flying from Vienna to Lyon

easyJet is adding a new destination to its upcoming winter timetable, inaugurating flight service from Vienna to Lyon. Starting as of autumn 2016, the airline will offer three weekly flights...

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Iceland’s LCC launch London - New York flights from just £119

29-06-2016 Aviation

Iceland’s LCC launch London - New York flights from just £119

WOW air, Iceland’s only low-cost airline, has today announced a new service from the UK to New York beginning in November 2016, with fares from just £119 (US$160 or €145)...

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Cruise Travel

Crystal Cruises Moving to Port Everglades in 2017

27-06-2016 Cruise Travel

Crystal Cruises Moving to Port Everglades in 2017

Crystal Cruises' luxury ships returns to Broward County's Port Everglades from next year. Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony will sail a total of eight sailings to and from Port Everglades...

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Fred. Olsen Cruise offers ‘Best of British’ deals this Summer

09-06-2016 Cruise Travel

Fred. Olsen Cruise offers ‘Best of British’ deals this Summer

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announces two great-value ‘Best of British’ deals this Summer as a special commemorative offer for the Her Majesty The Queen’s official 90th birthday. Fred. Olsen will...

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Rail Travel

Brussels train station evacuated

20-06-2016 Rail

Brussels train station evacuated

Belgian prosecutors charged three men with terrorism offences on Saturday after raids brought heightened security to Belgium and France and the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. Belgian authorities arrested 12 people...

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World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

01-06-2016 Rail

World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

The Gotthard rail tunnel through the Alps, 24 years in the making, has opened today; making it the world's longest and deepest rail tunnel. The 57km (35-mile) twin-bore Gotthard base...

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Accommodation

Starwood opens its first hotel in Cuba

29-06-2016 Accommodation

Starwood opens its first hotel in Cuba

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the opening of Four Points Havana that marks the company’s first hotel in Cuba. The opening comes on the heels of the...

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ONYX Expands in China with Shama Xiangnanli Chengdu

29-06-2016 Accommodation

ONYX Expands in China with Shama Xiangnanli Chengdu

ONYX Hospitality Group has signed a management agreement with Junson Capital for a new project in Chengdu, China, under the serviced apartment brand, Shama. This brings the group’s total number...

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MICE News

Korea – Now Top 2 in UIA’s Global Meetings Ranking

29-06-2016 MICE

Korea – Now Top 2 in UIA’s Global Meetings Ranking

Korea has been ranked the world’s top 2 destination for global congresses hosted in 2015, according to the latest International Meetings Statistics Report, released this week by the Union of...

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UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held in Bucharest

28-06-2016 MICE

UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held in Bucharest

Quality management indicators and processes are key tools for the competitiveness of tourism destinations concluded the UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held last week in Bucharest, Romania.

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Technology

Students’ electric car reaches 0 to100 km/h in 1.5 seconds

30-06-2016 Technology

Students’ electric car reaches 0 to100 km/h in 1.5 seconds

The forthcoming Formula Student Germany is taking place on the Hockenheimring from 8 to 14 August 2016. For seven days, 115 teams from more than 25 nations will be competing...

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Prague Mobile App for Meeting Planners

28-06-2016 Technology

Prague Mobile App for Meeting Planners

Prague Convention Bureau in cooperation with C.O.T. media publishing house and with the support of Prague City Tourism launched a mobile app to help meeting planners explore Prague congress opportunities.

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Health & Spa

Let's Relax Spa expands its first overseas branch in China

22-06-2016 Health + Spa

Let's Relax Spa expands its first overseas branch in China

Siam Wellness Group Public Co.,Ltd or SPA has recently expanded its unique Thai Contemporary Spa concept overseas with the first branch opening in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of...

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Seychelles participates International Yoga Day

16-06-2016 Health + Spa

Seychelles participates International Yoga Day

Seychelles will once again join the rest of the world in marking the International Day of Yoga (IDY) this month. The day was first commemorated last year across the globe...

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Tours

Record Fourth of July travel expected

28-06-2016 Tours

Record Fourth of July travel expected

Nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend thanks to the low gasoline prices. This Independence Day Weekend will be the highest fourth of July travel volume on...

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Business trip experience in 2016 vs. 2015

27-06-2016 Tours

Business trip experience in 2016 vs. 2015

GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ Global Report, in partnership with American Express, reveals details of business travelers’ travel experience in 2016 and compares data with last year’s results.

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Sports Tourism

20 new Golf courses to be built in Vietnam

30-06-2016 Sports Tourism

20 new Golf courses to be built in Vietnam

Vietnam’s FLC Group has announced plans to build 20 new golf courses in Vietnam in the next five years. The Hanoi-based company - a major developer of apartments, shopping centres,...

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Best basketball weekend on earth to be organized in Las Vegas

19-06-2016 Sports Tourism

Best basketball weekend on earth to be organized in Las Vegas

Spokane Hoopfest, the “best basketball weekend on earth” brings Las Vegas 3-on-3 to Toshiba Plaza at T-Mobile Arena and the top of the New York-New York parking garage October 14...

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Luxury Travel

Ship your Luxury Car to Europe, Etihad Cargo offers 20% discount

30-06-2016 Luxury Travel

Ship your Luxury Car to Europe, Etihad Cargo offers 20% discount

Rich Arabs and residents of UAE can now ship their luxury cars to Europe with Etihad Cargo and can even get 20% off the air cargo rates and their seat...

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Explore Dior’s flower garden at Qatar Duty Free

29-06-2016 Luxury Travel

Explore Dior’s flower garden at Qatar Duty Free

Passengers can explore Dior’s flower gardens in the French Riviera at Qatar Duty Free in Doha.The 180 square metre animated Dior Les Parfums installation, inspired by the Rose de Mai...

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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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