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Fez Travel opens office in Sydney, Australia

28-09-2016 News from Turkey

Fez Travel opens office in Sydney, Australia

Celebrating its 20 years Turkey tour Specialist Fez Travel is opening an office in Sydney, Australia. The Sydney office is run by Ms. Derya Bartli Phillips. "Our company focuses on...

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Onur Air Passengers First Fly with WOW!

27-09-2016 News from Turkey

Onur Air Passengers First Fly with WOW!

At a walking distance from Istanbul Atatürk Airport and one of the biggest brands of Turkey in congress sector with accommodation facilities, WOW Istanbul Hotels & Convention Center offers a...

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Aviation

Munich Airport serves over 1 million passengers in just one week

28-09-2016 Aviation

Munich Airport serves over 1 million passengers in just one week

September has always been a very busy month at Munich Airport, and this year even more so: The airport is well on the way to setting several new records. Last...

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Etihad Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner set to fly to Riyadh

27-09-2016 Aviation

Etihad Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner set to fly to Riyadh

Etihad Airways is to deploy a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on one of its twice-daily scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, with effect from 30 October 2016.

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Cruise Travel

Alaska Welcomes Its one millionth cruise ship visitor

27-09-2016 Cruise Travel

Alaska Welcomes Its one millionth cruise ship visitor

For the first time in seven years, Alaska welcomed its one millionth cruise ship visitor. Wendy Yoisten from St Albert, Alberta, Canada with her husband John, arrived on the Holland...

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New Direct flights from New York to boost cruise tourism in the Canary Islands

25-09-2016 Cruise Travel

New Direct flights from New York to boost cruise tourism in the Canary Islands

There will be a direct flight from New York to Tenerife by the end of 2016. “It will enable us to better tap into the vast North American source market...

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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

Best Western Unveils New ‘White Label’ Franchise

28-09-2016 Accommodation

Best Western Unveils New ‘White Label’ Franchise

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts introduced SureStay Hotels - a revolutionary new ‘white label’ franchise model in the hotel industry. SureStay will operate as a separate subsidiary while plugging hotel...

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The first W Hotel opens in the United Arab Emirates

26-09-2016 Accommodation

The first W Hotel opens in the United Arab Emirates

W Hotels Worldwide announced the debut of W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, the brand’s first hotel in the Emirate and second in the Middle East, following the debut of...

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MICE News

Angela Merkel and Taleb Rifai highlight importance of tourism at BTW in Berlin

28-09-2016 MICE

Angela Merkel and Taleb Rifai highlight importance of tourism at BTW in Berlin

The 20th Summit of the Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry (BTW) took place on 26 September in Berlin, Germany. More than 500 participants enjoyed speeches by Chancellor Angela...

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visitBerlin Convention Partner Association welcomes 100th member

28-09-2016 MICE

visitBerlin Convention Partner Association welcomes 100th member

4 months after the first anniversary the visitBerlin Convention Partner Association has reached another milestone. During the Annual General Assembly on September 13, 2016 the 100th member was inducted. Membership...

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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

Mandara Spa to Operate a New Spa in Saint Petersburg

28-09-2016 Health + Spa

Mandara Spa to Operate a New Spa in Saint Petersburg

Mandara Spa has entered into a new agreement to operate a spa facility at the Lotte Hotel Saint Petersburg, Russia. The hotel will be managed by Lotte Hotels and Resorts...

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Medical tourism experts to meet in Berlin

28-09-2016 Health + Spa

Medical tourism experts to meet in Berlin

The Diplomatic Council (DC), a global Think Tank in consultative status with the United Nations, announced the world leading international conference on medical tourism organised and held by its esteemed...

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Tours

Royal Tour Will Boost Bookings To British Columbia Says Ranch Rider

28-09-2016 Tours

Royal Tour Will Boost Bookings To British Columbia Says Ranch Rider

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have just embarked on their tour of Canada. According to Ranch Rider, the visit will boost ranch bookings to British Columbia and add on...

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Britain awaits Chinese visitors this weekend

27-09-2016 Tours

Britain awaits Chinese visitors this weekend

Britain could expect a boost in Chinese visitors during China National Day and the Golden Week holiday that get underway this weekend. China moved into Britain’s top 10 most valuable...

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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

Etihad Airways reveals new First Class amenity kits

28-09-2016 Luxury Travel

Etihad Airways reveals new First Class amenity kits

Etihad Airways has revealed its new First Class amenity kits, designed in partnership with two leading brands from the worlds of fashion and beauty: internationally renowned fashion designer Christian Lacroix,...

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Geoffrey Rush Is The Latest Celebrity Fan of Mandarin Oriental

27-09-2016 Luxury Travel

Geoffrey Rush Is The Latest Celebrity Fan of Mandarin Oriental

Geoffrey Rush, the award-winning Australian actor, becomes the newest celebrity fan to join Mandarin Oriental’s US$ multi-million global advertising campaign “He’s a Fan/She’s a Fan”. The campaign elegantly connects Mandarin...

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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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