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Turkish Airlines receives 100 aircrafts in less than 3 years

07-02-2016 News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines receives 100 aircrafts in less than 3 years

Europe’s Leading Airline and flag carrier of Turkey, Turkish Airlines received its 300th aircraft. With the addition of its 300th aircraft, Turkish Airlines wishes to serve its customers with Europe’s...

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EVA starts daily Taipei – Istanbul flights

07-02-2016 News from Turkey

EVA starts daily Taipei – Istanbul flights

The second largest Taiwanese airline EvaAir, which is a Star Alliance member carrier just like Turkish Airlines, started codeshare flights in 2015. And now from March 5, 2016, EvaAir will...

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Aviation

Alitalia’s punctuality rate grew: 90.7% in January

11-02-2016 Aviation

Alitalia’s punctuality rate grew: 90.7% in January

Alitalia’s aircraft take-off record in January saw 90.7 per cent of its 16,000 operated flights depart on time. The airline's punctuality record is getting better and this is the third...

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A4A Rejects White House Proposal to Hike Taxes on Air Travelers

11-02-2016 Aviation

A4A Rejects White House Proposal to Hike Taxes on Air Travelers

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, issued the following statement opposing the FY 2017 White House budget proposal, which would drive up the...

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Cruise Travel

Crystal Cruises will save SS United States

05-02-2016 Cruise Travel

Crystal Cruises will save SS United States

Together with the SS United States Conservancy, Crystal Cruises will save “America’s Flagship,” the SS United States, and embark on the enormous undertaking of bringing the ship into compliance with...

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ASEAN launches south-east Asia cruise brand

24-01-2016 Cruise Travel

ASEAN launches south-east Asia cruise brand

ASEAN Tourism Ministers unveiled the inaugural Cruise south-east Asia brand on the last day of the ASEAN Tourism Forum at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, and bears the tagline, ‘Feel the...

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Rail Travel

Amtrak expands its pet program on long distance trains

08-02-2016 Rail

Amtrak expands its pet program on long distance trains

Amtrak has extended and expanded its pets program, allowing customers to continue traveling with their small pets on many eastern corridor trains. Amtrak continues to welcome service animals on board...

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Double-decker trains returns to Ukrainian railways

02-02-2016 Rail

Double-decker trains returns to Ukrainian railways

New double-decker trains are returning to Ukraine's railways to ease overcrowding on busiest routes.

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Accommodation

A Cambria hotel & suites to open in Seattle, WA

11-02-2016 Accommodation

A Cambria hotel & suites to open in Seattle, WA

Choice Hotels International, Inc. agrees with Ariel Development to develop a Cambria hotel & suites in Seattle, WA. The new property will be within walking distance to many of Seattle's...

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Fairmont Dubai unveils Multi Million Dirham Makeover

11-02-2016 Accommodation

Fairmont Dubai unveils Multi Million Dirham Makeover

With a striking architectural design based on a barajeel (wind tower) and an enviable location in the heart of the city, Fairmont Dubai has just recently completed a multi-million dirham...

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MICE News

Report says Italy and France are Top Destinations for Incentives and Conferences in Europe

11-02-2016 MICE

Report says Italy and France are Top Destinations for Incentives and Conferences in Europe

Results from a recent global Destination Index have identified Italy and France as the most popular countries in Europe for meetings and incentives.

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ibtm arabia opens at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi

10-02-2016 MICE

ibtm arabia opens at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi

ibtm arabia 2016, which is celebrating its ten year anniversary as the leading international exclusive event for the Arabian meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry, opened its doors.

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Technology

7 Content Marketing Hacks for Travel Brands

11-02-2016 Technology

7 Content Marketing Hacks for Travel Brands

From startups to Fortune 100, companies of all sizes struggle with keeping their content fresh, exciting, compelling and unique. Content has certainly become a major player in the world of...

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Amadeus Capital Invests US$40m in Travelstart

03-02-2016 Technology

Amadeus Capital Invests US$40m in Travelstart

As Africa is considered the last frontier in online travel, the South African-based Online Travel Agency (OTA), Travelstart, received a US$40 million funding from Amadeus Capital Partners, the global technology...

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Health & Spa

Westin Hotels offers guests fitness programs in partnership with FitStar™ by Fitbit

10-02-2016 Health + Spa

Westin Hotels offers guests fitness programs in partnership with FitStar™ by Fitbit

In response to the growing global demand for wellness while traveling, Westin Hotels & Resorts has partnered with FitStar™ by Fitbit® to debut a series of fitness programs for its...

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Bahamas remains Zika Free

08-02-2016 Health + Spa

Bahamas remains Zika Free

As the Zika virus continues to spread rapidly across the Caribbean, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (BMOT) announced that there have been no reported cases of the mosquito-borne virus in...

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Tours

International Tourist Arrivals to Europe in 2015

11-02-2016 Tours

International Tourist Arrivals to Europe in 2015

Travel to Europe continues to surge amidst a migration crisis, and safety and security concerns in 2015.

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Couples' Favorite Vacation Spots for Valentine's Day

11-02-2016 Tours

Couples' Favorite Vacation Spots for Valentine's Day

The results of a Travel Smart survey by Agoda reveal destinations most favored by couples for Valentine’s Day. There is no Paris in Top 10. One thing most destinations on...

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Sports Tourism

The 2016 Six Nations Championship hotels sold for inflated prices

04-02-2016 Sports Tourism

The 2016 Six Nations Championship hotels sold for inflated prices

With the 2016 Six Nations Championship kicking off in Edinburgh and Paris on Saturday, hotel prices have increased by up to 317 per cent.

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Over thousand Private jets will take off for Super Bowl

25-01-2016 Sports Tourism

Over thousand Private jets will take off for Super Bowl

Super Bowl 50 will be played February 7, 2016 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Gama Aviation estimates that up to 5% of private aircraft in the United States...

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Luxury Travel

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso debuts at Geneva Motor Show

08-02-2016 Luxury Travel

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso debuts at Geneva Motor Show

Powerful yet sophisticated, sporty yet luxurious, Ferrari’s new 12-cylinder GTC4Lusso will be unveiled on March 1. The GTC4Lusso is the first production Ferrari to boast both all-wheel drive and four-wheel...

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St. Regis to debut in Indonesia’s Thriving Capital

04-02-2016 Luxury Travel

St. Regis to debut in Indonesia’s Thriving Capital

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will open The St. Regis Jakarta and The Residences at The St. Regis Jakarta on Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said, Kuninganin in South Jakarta. The hotel...

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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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