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Double Tree by Hilton Elazığ opens

22-02-2017 News from Turkey

Double Tree by Hilton Elazığ opens

DoubleTree by Hilton opens a new property in Elazığ, a city in Eastern Anatolia in Turkey. Double Tree by Hilton Elazığ, which has opened its doors in Elazığ, became the...

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Turkish Americans Attend Ninth Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress

17-02-2017 News from Turkey

Turkish Americans Attend Ninth Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress

From February 10-12, 2017, a delegation of promising young Turkish Americans attended the Council of Turkish Canadian (CTC) 9th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Aviation

Qantas’ new Premium Economy cabin seats are now larger

23-02-2017 Aviation

Qantas’ new Premium Economy cabin seats are now larger

Qantas has revealed its next generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from October. According to the announcement, the new seat has...

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Global air passenger traffic grows in 2016

23-02-2017 Aviation

Global air passenger traffic grows in 2016

Despite terrorist attacks, geopolitical tensions and economic uncertainty in 2016, Airports Council International announced that global passenger traffic grew 7.3% in December 2016 and 5.5% for the year as a...

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Cruise Travel

Crystal’s Alaska Season Offers Enticing Adventures for Families

23-02-2017 Cruise Travel

Crystal’s Alaska Season Offers Enticing Adventures for Families

Crystal Serenity’s Alaska voyages are offering far more than the comprehensive exploration of the Last Frontier that has drawn luxury travelers to the region for years. For all seven 2017...

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Tourico increases Cruise Bookings by 37 Percent in 2016

21-02-2017 Cruise Travel

Tourico increases Cruise Bookings by 37 Percent in 2016

Tourico Holidays, the world’s fastest growing wholesale travel brokerage company, today shared data revealing a 37 percent increase in 2016 cruise bookings compared to 2015 – with an 8 percent...

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Rail Travel

Electric Train to shorten travel between Athens Airport and Piraeus

13-02-2017 Rail

Electric Train to shorten travel between Athens Airport and Piraeus

Travel between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June 2017. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos...

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Eurostar partners with Hahn Air

10-02-2017 Rail

Eurostar partners with Hahn Air

High-speed rail operator Eurostar partners with Hahn Air. The UK-based train services are now available to travel agents worldwide for ticketing on Hahn Air’s HR-169 document with the exception of...

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Accommodation

The James Hotels to open second property in New York

23-02-2017 Accommodation

The James Hotels to open second property in New York

The James Hotels, with ideally situated locations in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles (opening Spring 2017) announced their second property in New York. The James New York-NoMad will be...

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The first Holiday Inn hotel opens in Kolkata, India

22-02-2017 Accommodation

The first Holiday Inn hotel opens in Kolkata, India

InterContinental Hotels Group introduced its first Holiday Inn® hotel in Kolkata - Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport. With the opening of the 137-room hotel in partnership with Jain Group, the total...

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MICE News

Business Booms at ibtm arabia 2017

23-02-2017 MICE

Business Booms at ibtm arabia 2017

ibtm arabia 2017 once again was hailed a great success by exhibitors and Hosted Buyers. Over 2,100 pre-planned meetings happened during two days of the event, which took place from...

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First ITB China is ready for business

22-02-2017 MICE

First ITB China is ready for business

Organizers of the first edition of ITB China announced that the exhibition is fully booked and ready for business. The first edition of the event will focus on Europe, which...

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Technology

Gogo's aircraft internet speed exceeds 100 Mbps

23-02-2017 Technology

Gogo's aircraft internet speed exceeds 100 Mbps

Gogo, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services to aviation, has taken its 2Ku performance to the next level, exceeding speeds of 100 Mbps. This industry-leading performance...

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The Priceline Group to acquire Momondo and Cheapflights

08-02-2017 Technology

The Priceline Group to acquire Momondo and Cheapflights

The Priceline Group will acquire the Momondo Group in a cash transaction whereby The Priceline Group will acquire all outstanding shares of the company for a price of $550 million....

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Health & Spa

The Presidential Retreat at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC

19-02-2017 Health + Spa

The Presidential Retreat at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC

Enjoy the new Presidential Retreat, which is launching this President's Day at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC.

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SE SPA by Grand Velas is launched in Mexico

08-02-2017 Health + Spa

SE SPA by Grand Velas is launched in Mexico

The Grand Velas resorts in Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos announced SE SPA by Grand Velas, a new spa concept drenched in Mexican culture and inspired by the...

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Tours

Int’l travelers spent $247.1 billion in the United States in 2016

23-02-2017 Tours

Int’l travelers spent $247.1 billion in the United States in 2016

The U.S. National Travel and Tourism Office announced that international visitors spent more than $21.2 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States in December, an increase...

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Canadian tourism arrivals grew by 11% in 2016

21-02-2017 Tours

Canadian tourism arrivals grew by 11% in 2016

Destination Canada announced the release of the year end data on tourist arrivals to Canada. Almost 20 million travellers came to explore Canada from coast to coast to coast in...

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Sports Tourism

Five football stadium tours that any fan should consider

25-02-2017 Sports Tourism

Five football stadium tours that any fan should consider

Being immersed in the match day atmosphere and watching your favourite team play is part and parcel of being a football fan, with sitting in a stadium arguably the best...

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NBA Africa Game 2017 Returns to South Africa

20-02-2017 Sports Tourism

NBA Africa Game 2017 Returns to South Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced that NBA Africa Game 2017, the NBA’s second game in Africa, will take place Saturday, Aug. 5...

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Luxury Travel

A Luxury Hotel to be launched in a Lifeguard Tower on Tel Aviv Beach

22-02-2017 Luxury Travel

A Luxury Hotel to be launched in a Lifeguard Tower on Tel Aviv Beach

The City of Tel Aviv, the Israel Tourism Ministry and the "Brown Hotels" Urban Collection, are launching the first project of its kind in the world. A lifeguard tower on...

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Sandals Resorts has New Overwater Bungalows in St. Lucia

15-02-2017 Luxury Travel

Sandals Resorts has New Overwater Bungalows in St. Lucia

After the huge success of debuting the Caribbean’s first-ever Over-the-Water Villas in Jamaica, Sandals Resorts announced nine new Over the Water Honeymoon Butler Bungalows at Sandals Grande St. Lucian, which...

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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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