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Turkish cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyzstan

16-01-2017 News from Turkey

Turkish cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish cargo jet plane, which belongs to ACT Airlines, has crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport, when trying to land in poor visibility at 7:31 local time.

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Foreigners can obtain Turkish citizenship by investment

12-01-2017 News from Turkey

Foreigners can obtain Turkish citizenship by investment

Turkey has changed its citizenship laws to encourage investment. Access to Turkish citizenship has been eased for foreign investors with the amendments made to Turkey’s current citizenship law. The revised...

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Aviation

Over 42 million passengers used Munich Airport in 2016

13-01-2017 Aviation

Over 42 million passengers used Munich Airport in 2016

Munich Airport's robust growth trend continued in 2016 with new records for total passengers and freight turnover. The number of passengers increased by 1.3 million, or 3 percent, over the...

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Qatar Airways to start non-stop service to Las Vegas

13-01-2017 Aviation

Qatar Airways to start non-stop service to Las Vegas

Qatar Airways will commence four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada. The new route will be the airline’s 11th to the United States, connecting McCarran International Airport to...

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Cruise Travel

Carnival launches Three New Ships in 2017, more to join fleet in 2018

15-01-2017 Cruise Travel

Carnival launches Three New Ships in 2017, more to join fleet in 2018

Carnival Corporation & plc recently launched the Seabourn Encore and will also launch Majestic Princess from Princess Cruises in April, which will be the world's first cruise ship built specifically...

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Crystal Unveils Crystal Living In-Suite Publication

12-01-2017 Cruise Travel

Crystal Unveils Crystal Living In-Suite Publication

Crystal has unveiled an artful in-suite book that commemorates the spirit of what the company has dubbed The New Crystal – The World’s Most Luxurious Hospitality & Lifestyle Brand Portfolio™....

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Rail Travel

Via Rail Holiday Season Revenues up 20%

13-01-2017 Rail

Via Rail Holiday Season Revenues up 20%

Via Rail Canada announced that the most recent holiday period – from December 19 to January 8 – was one of the busiest in several years. Winter weather conditions were...

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Russian Railways transported 1.037 billion passengers in 2016

11-01-2017 Rail

Russian Railways transported 1.037 billion passengers in 2016

According to the latest figures, in 2016 the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways transported 1.0371 billion passengers, an increase of 1.6% on 2015. Long-distance passenger numbers amounted to 101.4 million,...

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Accommodation

MICE News

Miami gets ready for Saturday’s Beer Festival

12-01-2017 MICE

Miami gets ready for Saturday’s Beer Festival

The 5th annual Miami Beer Festival will take place on Jan 14th and will give attendees once in a lifetime experience of enjoying a beer festival on the field of...

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Baltanest receives 'Conference of the Year' Award in Estonia

12-01-2017 MICE

Baltanest receives 'Conference of the Year' Award in Estonia

The Estonian Convention Bureau's annual 'Conference of the Year' gala awards ceremony took place in Tallinn on January 11, with the top prize going to Baltanest 2016, the 8th International...

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Technology

JetBlue is the only Airline with Free, High-Speed Wi-Fi in the U.S.

11-01-2017 Technology

JetBlue is the only Airline with Free, High-Speed Wi-Fi in the U.S.

JetBlue today announced its latest onboard enhancement: always-free and speedy Wi-Fi connectivity on every aircraft from the departure gate to the arrival gate. JetBlue’s Fly-Fi®, which clocks in at broadband...

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No. 1 airline app in Europe

11-01-2017 Technology

No. 1 airline app in Europe

Europe’s No.1 airline announced that its mobile app has received over 17m downloads, making it the number one airline app in Europe on both iOS and Android.

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Health & Spa

Demand for Dubai hotel spa market is on the rise

10-01-2017 Health + Spa

Demand for Dubai hotel spa market is on the rise

The global wellness industry grew 10.6% to become a US$3.72 trillion market in 2015 and the global spa market set to top US$104 billion by 2020, according to new research...

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Chavana to operate a spa facility in Maldives

09-01-2017 Health + Spa

Chavana to operate a spa facility in Maldives

Chavana Spa has entered into a new agreement to operate a spa facility at PearlSands at Huraa, located in North Male Atoll, Maldives. Operations commenced December 29, 2016, with a...

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Tours

The World's most and least powerful passports in 2017

15-01-2017 Tours

The World's most and least powerful passports in 2017

A new list of the world’s most and least powerful passports has been released. The list ranks passports for the ease of travel they offer.

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Donald Trump returns to Madame Tussauds with a new look

15-01-2017 Tours

Donald Trump returns to Madame Tussauds with a new look

Donald Trump is the first president to have already had a famed Madame Tussauds wax figure. He conducted a detailed sitting for his previous figure at Trump Tower New York...

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Sports Tourism

Golden State Warriors to Break Ground for Chase Center

15-01-2017 Sports Tourism

Golden State Warriors to Break Ground for Chase Center

The Golden State Warriors and GSW Arena LLC have announced that the official ground breaking ceremony for Chase Center, the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex to be built in San...

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FIFA to change the format of World Cup

10-01-2017 Sports Tourism

FIFA to change the format of World Cup

FIFA Council today announced that the format of World Cup, world’s biggest soccer competition, will change. The new format, the first change to the World Cup since 1998, will expand...

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Luxury Travel

Cars, Hospitality, Cruises are top performing segments of Luxury market in 2016

11-01-2017 Luxury Travel

Cars, Hospitality, Cruises are top performing segments of Luxury market in 2016

According to the recently published luxury study by Bain & Company for Fondazione Altagamma, the trade association of Italian luxury goods manufacturers, finds out that luxury cars, luxury hospitality and...

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Marco Island welcomes JW Marriott

06-01-2017 Luxury Travel

Marco Island welcomes JW Marriott

Following an extensive $320 million renovation facilitated by ownership group Mass Mutual, the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa has converted to a JW Marriott luxury property....

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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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