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Published on 14/12/2017
delta-orders-100-state-of-the-art-a321neo-aircrafts Delta Air Lines and Airbus have agreed to terms for a 100 firm and 100 option order for state-of-the-art Airbus 321neo (new engine option) aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2020.
Published on 14/12/2017
star-alliance-partners-with-plug-and-playStar Alliance has entered into a partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest start-up accelerator and innovation centre. This will allow the Alliance to identify relevant start-ups and accompany them throughout their idea gathering and development processes, as new products and technology for the travel ecosystem are created.
Published on 14/12/2017
imex-politicians-forum-renames-to-imex-policy-forumOne of IMEX’s longest running, most prestigious and influential Forums has undergone an evolution with a name change reflecting a shift in focus. The newly-named IMEX Policy Forum, formerly known as the Politicians Forum, takes place on Tuesday 15 May 2018, the first day of IMEX in Frankfurt, at the InterContinental Hotel.
Published on 14/12/2017
sunexpress-awarded-european-debt-deal-of-the-yearSunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, was awarded the ‘European Debt Deal of the Year Award 2017’ at the Aviation 100 Awards, organized by Airline Economics.
Published on 14/12/2017
niki-ceased-operations Niki, a unit of Air Berlin ceased operations late Wednesday after applying to open insolvency proceedings. Following the news, Lufthansa announced that it was no longer interested in buying Niki together with the rest of Air Berlin because of EU competition concerns.
Published on 14/12/2017
munich-airport-to-support-turkish-airlines-at-relocating-to-istanbul-new-airport Turkish Airlines (TK) and Munich Airport signed a long-term consulting service contract. As of now, Munich Airport will support the flag carrier of the Republic of Turkey and the hub carrier of the current Istanbul Atatürk Airport in preparing a smooth relocation of its operations to the Istanbul New Airport, scheduled to open on 29th of October, 2018.
Published on 14/12/2017
mideast-gets-treasures-of-greek-tourism-awardOn December 7, Mideast received one more distinction for 2017 as one of the “Best Performing Companies” during the “Treasures of Greek Tourism” ceremony that took place in King George Hotel Athens.
Published on 13/12/2017
bitcoin-s-unstoppable-rise-and-what-it-means-for-the-travel-industry The evolution of technology has had a huge impact on many parts of our lives, but arguably none more so than on our relationship with money. From the emergence of online banking services to chip-and-pin and contactless card payments, the way we manage and use our finances has changed massively in recent years and is almost in a constant state of flux.
Published on 13/12/2017
trends-in-european-golf-holidaysA new report revealed behaviours of golfers from Europe’s largest golf markets. The report says that German golfers spent more on their ‘non-domestic’ golf holidays in the last 12 months than their counterparts from the UK, France and Sweden, with an average spend of €2,041.
Published on 13/12/2017
the-windy-city-to-welcome-the-first-moxy-hotel-in-the-midwestThe playful and experiential Moxy Hotels will debut its first property in Chicago, IL—and the first in the Midwest—in Spring 2018, boldly reinventing the lifestyle hotel experience in the Windy City. White Lodging will operate the Moxy Chicago Downtown, which it is developing in the River North area in partnership with Friedman Properties.
Published on 13/12/2017
qatar-airways-touches-down-at-chiang-maiQatar Airways officially launched flights to Thailand's second biggest city of Chiang Mai. The newly-launched seasonal service to the Thai city will operate a four times-weekly schedule from Doha, with a flight time of just over six hours.
Published on 13/12/2017
best-time-to-book-flight-in-2018Following our popular news article titled “New Airfare Study Reveals the Best Time to book Flights” , we have another news that unlocks ways to save money on travel, including the best day to book a flight.
Published on 13/12/2017
fourth-edition-of-the-seychelles-regatta-set-for-2018 First launched in 2009 and held for three consecutive years until 2011, the Seychelles Regatta -- a sailing competition designed to take place in a relaxed atmosphere -- returns to the island nation’s shores in 2018. After a five-year break, the fourth edition of the sailing competition is set to take place from May 27 to June 3, 2018, when the southeast trade winds kick in.
Published on 13/12/2017
istanbul-to-host-the-2018-unwto-unesco-world-conference-on-tourism-and-culture Istanbul, Turkey will host the third edition of UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture in 2018.
Published on 13/12/2017
mexico-revealed-as-the-most-favorite-international-destination-for-u-s-travelers-in-2016The U.S. resident outbound market totaled a record 80.2 million in 2016, up eight percent from 2015. This is the fifth straight year of increases in U.S. travel abroad, with significant growth occurring in the last three years.
Published on 13/12/2017
top-10-european-cities-to-spend-your-christmas-in-2017 Zagreb, Croatia has been selected as the best place to be during the Christmas, according to the 2018 edition of European Best Destinations’ Best Christmas Markets poll. Read more for the Top 10 European cities to spend your Christmas.
Published on 13/12/2017
cancun-tourism-board-organized-a-special-vip-event-in-atlanta The Cancun Tourism Board celebrated another successful year in tourism at a special VIP event held at the Georgia Aquarium it Atlanta this past Wednesday, December 6.
Published on 13/12/2017
jetblue-offers-all-you-can-fly-pass-for-one-yearImagine you and a companion could jet at your leisure anywhere JetBlue flies — for a whole year. Dream come true, right? Well, JetBlue is making that dream a reality for three (3) lucky winners of our All You Can Jet pass!
Published on 12/12/2017
four-reasons-why-dubai-is-such-a-great-holiday-location-for-turkish-tourists If you're on holiday in Dubai, sometimes only a delicious Turkish meal will do. If you’re on the hunt for some much-needed home comforts, you can rely on this article to help you explore the latest and best Turkish food trends in the City of Gold.
Published on 12/12/2017
pata-to-highlight-gender-equality-in-travel-and-tourismIn line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will advocate for increased gender equality in the travel and tourism industry in 2018. As noted in the SDGs, gender equality is the primary focus of Sustainable Development Goal 5 – Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Published on 12/12/2017
dubai-to-receive-1-million-cruise-passengers-by-2020 At the opening session of Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) said that Dubai remains on track to receive one million cruise passengers by 2020.
Published on 12/12/2017
qatar-airways-won-over-50-awards-in-2017 Qatar Airways has received more than 50 individual awards across multiple categories since January 2017, demonstrating its continued commitment to exceeding passenger expectations with its innovative approach to product development and dedication to customer experience.
Published on 12/12/2017
korea-wins-bid-to-host-15-000-delegates-for-international-diabetes-federation-congress-2019South Korea has won the bid to host the next International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress, which is expected to welcome 10,000 foreign participants. The IDF congress is the largest academic fair related to diabetes in the world, and up to 15,000 people are expected to attend the event, which is scheduled to be held at the Busan Exhibition & Convention Center from December 2-6, 2019.
Published on 12/12/2017
turkish-airlines-adds-wide-body-option-to-its-oslo-operationTurkish Airlines will upgrade one of its two daily flights to Avinor’s Oslo Airport from its Istanbul Ataturk base to an A330 service.
Published on 11/12/2017
free-open-to-public-online-drone-operation-courseEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus will once again offer a free, two-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on drone operation called Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Key Concepts for New Users.
Published on 11/12/2017
seychellois-model-gets-face-of-the-year-awardTrisha Dubignon won the prize of the "Face of the Year" at the Swahili Fashion Week in Tanzania. Trisha Dubignon was part of the Joëlle Fabre's Coral Models Seychelles participating in this year's Swahili Fashion Week in Tanzania from the 28 November to the 4 December. 
Published on 11/12/2017
russian-railways-records-rise-in-number-of-passengersAccording to the latest figures, in November 2017, 91.25 million passengers travelled on the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways, which is 3.2% more than in November 2016.
Published on 11/12/2017
artotel-yogyakarta-opens-in-indonesiaARTOTEL Group announced its hotel chain expansion to Yogyakarta in the city of Java, Indonesia by launching of ARTOTEL Yogyakarta on December 7th, 2017.
Published on 11/12/2017
cimglobal-to-provide-association-management-services-to-amcaAir Movement and Control Association (AMCA) has engaged CIMGlobal to provide association management services in the Middle East region. Contract was signed on the sidelines of the recent BIG5 held in Dubai, UAE.
Published on 11/12/2017
mcarthurglen-to-open-a-new-designer-outlet-in-cannock-near-birminghamMcArthurGlen Group, Europe's leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets, will develop a new designer outlet in Cannock, 30 minutes from Birmingham, the UK’s largest regional city.
Published on 11/12/2017
wine-tourism-gets-more-important-in-new-zealandTourism New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers have joined forces to support the wine industry. According to a new research in the country, around 25% of international tourists visiting New Zealand now seek out a “wine experience”, visiting our beautiful wineries, cellar doors and vineyard accommodation.
Published on 11/12/2017
toronto-to-welcome-10-000-top-distributors-from-amway-chinaToronto has won the bid to host the largest Chinese travel delegation to visit Canada, bringing an estimated 10,000 visitors and $80 million (CAD) in spending to the city.
Published on 11/12/2017
free-drinks-or-free-tours-on-fred-olsen-cruise-linesFred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ biggest sale of the year has arrived, featuring over 100 sailings from its ocean and river programmes for 2018/19.
Published on 11/12/2017
hard-rock-hotel-davos-opened-in-the-swiss-alpsHard Rock Hotels' first hotel in Continental Europe, Hard Rock Hotel Davos opened in the Swiss Alps. he hotel is located in the heart of the city in the historic Alexander House, built in 1882. For guests looking to hit the ski slopes, the hotel offers guests a dedicated Ski Room where they can store equipment and gear.
Published on 10/12/2017
azul-and-turkish-airlines-enter-a-codeshare-agreementAzul S.A., “Azul”, the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities and departures, and Turkish Airlines, national flag carrier of Turkey, announced the signature of a codeshare agreement effective as of 6 December 2017.
Published on 10/12/2017
the-steigenberger-hotel-muenchen-has-opened-its-doorsOn December 7, 2017, the Steigenberger Hotel München opened for business in the Bavarian capital. It is the first hotel to operate under the Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts brand in the Bavarian capital and is located in the trendy district of Schwabing.
Published on 10/12/2017
the-luxury-boutique-hotel-trends-in-2018As the world's leading hospitality companies open a new hotel one after another, the choices of travelers where to stay on vacation are seemingly limitless. As the 5-star or chain hotels offer plenty of amenities to share by all their guests, the smaller boutique hotels truly enhance your vacation by offering individualized customer service with personal touches. Boutique hotels are often known for signature dining options and in-room service. They are small, artsy and young in spirit. They often have hip, urban locations in the heart of a city that encourage you to get out and explore the city. The VIEW Lugano in Switzerland
Published on 07/12/2017
turkish-airlines-received-its-first-boeing-777-freighterBoeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s first 777 Freighter. It’s the first of two 777 Freighters, Turkish Airlines has on order for this year. 
Published on 07/12/2017
where-scandinavians-most-want-to-fly-to11.000 people cast their votes over the December 1-3 weekend for the destinations that they want to fly. Swedes, Norwegians and Danes alike put the US high on the list but the top city in the list is different for each country.
Published on 07/12/2017
sunexpress-adds-14-new-flights-from-anatolia-to-europeSunExpress, a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, adds 14 new flights to its flight network between Anatolian cities and Europe in the summer season of 2018.
Published on 07/12/2017
northern-ireland-offers-world-class-courses-for-world-class-golfersFor a small country, Northern Ireland punches far above its weight on the global golf stage, having produced three champions with six Major titles between them in the last decade – Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke. Malone Golf Club, Ballydrain lake, 15th hole
Published on 07/12/2017
holland-america-line-to-launch-its-newbuild-nieuw-statendam-in-nov-2018In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of Holland America Line’s esteemed President’s Club, served as the ship’s Madrina and participated in the festivities.
Published on 07/12/2017
qantas-launches-its-second-credit-cardQantas has launched its second credit card – Qantas Premier Everyday Mastercard®, which offers benefits such as complimentary travel insurance and access to a travel concierge service.
Published on 07/12/2017
viet-nam-s-new-e-visa-programme-is-available-for-6-more-countriesThe pilot issuance of e-visa for foreigners entering Viet Nam started in February 2017 and will continue two years. Initially, a total of 40 countries can apply for and receive Vietnamese visas online and now 6 more countries added to the list.
Published on 07/12/2017
jetblue-launches-daily-nonstop-service-between-worcester-and-new-york-jfkJetBlue is further expanding its presence in New England by launching daily nonstop service betweenWorcesterRegional Airport (ORH) and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) beginning May 3, 2018.
Published on 06/12/2017
51-million-to-fly-during-21-day-winter-holiday-season-are-you-ready-for-busy-airportsAirlines for America (A4A) projected that 51 million passengers are expected to fly globally on U.S. airlines over the 21-day winter holiday travel period from Friday, Dec. 15 through Thursday, Jan. 4, approximately a 3.5 percent increase over the 49.3 million estimated to have flown last year.
Published on 06/12/2017
slovenia-to-host-international-golf-travel-market-2018Slovenia’s capital city, the 2016 European Green Capital, Ljubljana will host 2018 edition of International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the world’s premier global event for the golf tourism industry.
Published on 06/12/2017
etihad-airways-to-offer-more-flights-to-maldives-during-summer-2018Etihad Airways adds four additional weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi – Malé route, taking frequency to the idyllic Maldives to 11 services a week from June next year.The extra flights, effective 15 June 2018, will operate year-round and provide more travel options with an early morning arrival enabling guests to maximise their stay in the Maldives.
Published on 06/12/2017
travelstart-acquires-a-majority-stake-in-cape-town-based-safarinow-comOnline travel retailer Travelstart has bought a majority stake in Cape Town-based SafariNow.com. SafariNow is South Africa's largest accommodation booking website which represents accommodation over both the informal (self-catering and vacation rentals) and formal sector (hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts).
Published on 06/12/2017
15-hotels-in-singapore-to-offer-a-10-day-work-for-a-stay-programme The Singapore Tourism Board (STB), together with Singapore Hotel Association (SHA), have collaborated with 15 hotels in Singapore to offer a 10-day Work for a Stay programme.
Published on 06/12/2017
park-inn-by-radisson-opens-in-atasehir-istanbul Park Inn by Radisson announced the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Istanbul Ataşehir. The new 127 room hotel is the sixth Park Inn by Radisson hotel to open in Turkey. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group now has a portfolio of 24 hotels and over 4,600 rooms in operation or under development in Turkey.
Published on 06/12/2017
marriott-international-opens-roomers-munichAutograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, announced its fourth hotel in Germany with the opening of Roomers Munich, located in the city’s burgeoning Westend.
Published on 06/12/2017
singapore-airlines-and-silkair-to-codeshare-on-scoot-flightsSingapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir customers can now enjoy more choice and convenience when travelling to more than 130 destinations across the SIA Group network as a result of new codeshare agreement with the Group’s low-cost subsidiary Scoot.
Published on 06/12/2017
norwegian-cruise-line-introduces-just-cruise-fareNorwegian Cruise Line extends its offer and introduces the entry-level tariff "Just Cruise" at the beginning of December.
Published on 05/12/2017
lamborghini-unveils-the-fastest-suv-2019-lamborghini-urus Lamborghini launches its third model the Lamborghini Urus, the first Super Sport Utility Vehicle, and creates a new niche in the luxury segment with benchmarking power, performance and driving dynamics, unparalleled design, luxury and daily usability.
Published on 05/12/2017
american-travel-forecast-for-this-holiday-seasonAccording to a new consumer holiday travel survey, 40% of Americans – or 99.8 million people – plan to travel over the course of the 2017 holiday season. Millennials plan to travel more than any other age demographic (48%) and those with children are the segment most likely to travel at 54%.
Published on 05/12/2017
japan-airlines-aims-to-offer-supersonic-air-travelJapan Airlines (JAL) and Boom Supersonic partner to bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers. JAL has made a strategic investment of USD 10 million in Boom. JAL also has the option to purchase up to 20 Boom aircraft through a pre-order arrangement. The two companies will cooperate closely to realize faster and more convenient air travel.
Published on 05/12/2017
tokyo-named-top-asian-middle-eastern-destination-for-2018 Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that Tokyo has been selected as the Number 1 Asian/Middle Eastern city to visit for 2018, based on a survey results of over 160,000.
Published on 05/12/2017
intercontinental-hotels-group-expands-in-polandIHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced its 10th signing in Eastern Europe in 2017, with partners Ghelamco.
Published on 05/12/2017
mpi-and-san-diego-state-university-partner-to-develop-meeting-and-event-management-graduate-degree-certificate-programsMeeting Professionals International (MPI) and the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University (SDSU) will collaborate to create the first graduate-level degree program offered in the United States focused on meeting and event management for mid and senior-level professionals. In addition, they plan to develop a related academic certificate program for non-traditional students.
Published on 05/12/2017
gulf-air-and-vfs-global-launch-bahrain-tourist-visa-serviceGulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has today in partnership with VFS Global, the world’s largest visa service provider, launched a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service available via visa.gulfair.com exclusively for the airline’s passengers flying across its global network to Bahrain.
Published on 05/12/2017
a-new-all-fun-inclusive-concept-hotel-opens-in-cancunExperiencias Xcaret, the leader in sustainable tourism and socially responsible recreation in Mexico, announced the grand opening of Hotel Xcaret Mexico, the company’s first five-star hotel that celebrates the best of Mexico and redefines the all-inclusive concept to include the most comprehensive offering in the market.
Published on 05/12/2017
malta-tourism-surpasses-the-2-million-markThe Mata Tourism Authority (MTA) announced inbound tourism results to the Maltese Islands. According to the October 2017 report of National Statistics Office, Malta achieved increase in total inbound visitors (12%), total nights spent (6.2%) and total tourism expenditure (10.2%).
Published on 05/12/2017
how-far-can-you-go-on-a-lottery-winWinning the lottery is a distant dream for the large majority of us. Whenever anyone's asked the question as to what they'd spend the resulting money on, the resulting answers are notoriously predictable - think new house, car, clothes, holiday, depositing it into a savings account (please note: this last group of people are almost always lying; they'd probably spend it faster than me or you).
Published on 05/12/2017
sas-launches-sas-go-light-to-the-usa-offers-lower-price-for-travelers-with-carry-on-luggage-onlySAS Go Light was launched on European routes in 2015 in addition to SAS Go and SAS Plus. After the successful launch SAS is now expending the offer to the United States. SAS Go, SAS Plus and SAS Business will remain the same. 
Published on 05/12/2017
lot-polish-airlines-flies-twice-daily-between-berlin-and-warsawLOT Polish Airlines now flies twice daily between Berlin Tegel Airport and Warsaw. LOT Polish Airlines operates the route between Tegel Airport and Warsaw with modern Bombardier Q400 regional aircraft and Embraer regional jets.
Published on 05/12/2017
istanbul-based-company-named-international-niche-aviation-technology-company-of-the-yearFounded in Istanbul in 1994, Hitit, a provider of new generation airline, airport and travel industry software products and services, has been awarded as International Niche Technology Company of the Year at the 12th Annual ACQ5 2017 Global Awards. Moreover, Hitit’s CEO Nur Gokman has become the Gamechanger of the Year.
Published on 04/12/2017
the-rezidor-hotel-group-reopens-an-iconic-hotel-in-norwayThe Rezidor Hotel Group welcomed reopening of one of Norway’s most iconic hotels, the Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel, Stavanger. After more than a year of renovations at a value of NOK 465 million, this landmark hotel will ensure the best experiences possible for its guests.
Published on 04/12/2017
air-canada-inaugurates-non-stop-flights-to-melbourne-australiaFollowing Sydney and Brisbane, Air Canada inaugurates the only non-stop flights from Canada to Melbourne, Australia. Air Canada's inaugural flight, AC037 Boeing 787 Dreamliner service departed Vancouver December 1 in the late evening and arrived Sunday morning; welcomed with a water cannon welcome salute at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport.
Published on 04/12/2017
the-bulgari-resort-residences-dubai-opensDebuted in December 2017, The Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai adds a new jewel to the brand luxury hospitality collection. Situated on the exclusive, manmade Jumeira Bay, an island carved into the shape of a seahorse and adjoined by a 300m bridge to central Dubai coastline, the sunny property is a true ‘urban oasis,’ for visitors and residents alike.

News from Turkey

SunExpress awarded “European Debt Deal of the Year”

14-12-2017 News from Turkey

SunExpress awarded “European Debt Deal of the Year”

SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, was awarded the ‘European Debt Deal of the Year Award 2017’ at the Aviation 100 Awards, organized by Airline Economics.

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Munich Airport to support Turkish Airlines at relocating to Istanbul New Airport

14-12-2017 News from Turkey

Munich Airport to support Turkish Airlines at relocating to Istanbul New Airport

Turkish Airlines (TK) and Munich Airport signed a long-term consulting service contract. As of now, Munich Airport will support the flag carrier of the Republic of Turkey and the hub...

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Aviation

Delta orders 100 state-of-the-art A321neo aircrafts

14-12-2017 Aviation

Delta orders 100 state-of-the-art A321neo aircrafts

Delta Air Lines and Airbus have agreed to terms for a 100 firm and 100 option order for state-of-the-art Airbus 321neo (new engine option) aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2020.

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Star Alliance Partners with Plug and Play

14-12-2017 Aviation

Star Alliance Partners with Plug and Play

Star Alliance has entered into a partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest start-up accelerator and innovation centre. This will allow the Alliance to identify relevant start-ups and accompany...

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Cruise Travel

Dubai to receive 1 million cruise passengers by 2020

12-12-2017 Cruise Travel

Dubai to receive 1 million cruise passengers by 2020

At the opening session of Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) said that Dubai remains on track to receive one...

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Free drinks or free tours on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

11-12-2017 Cruise Travel

Free drinks or free tours on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ biggest sale of the year has arrived, featuring over 100 sailings from its ocean and river programmes for 2018/19.

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Rail Travel

Russian Railways records rise in number of passengers

11-12-2017 Rail

Russian Railways records rise in number of passengers

According to the latest figures, in November 2017, 91.25 million passengers travelled on the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways, which is 3.2% more than in November 2016.

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Great Western Railway announces brand new trains

23-10-2017 Rail

Great Western Railway announces brand new trains

Great Western Railway’s brand new Intercity Express Train came into service last week, marking the next stage in the biggest fleet upgrade on the Great Western in 40 years.

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Accommodation

The Windy City to welcome the first Moxy Hotel in the Midwest

13-12-2017 Accommodation

The Windy City to welcome the first Moxy Hotel in the Midwest

The playful and experiential Moxy Hotels will debut its first property in Chicago, IL—and the first in the Midwest—in Spring 2018, boldly reinventing the lifestyle hotel experience in the Windy...

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ARTOTEL Yogyakarta opens in Indonesia

11-12-2017 Accommodation

ARTOTEL Yogyakarta opens in Indonesia

ARTOTEL Group announced its hotel chain expansion to Yogyakarta in the city of Java, Indonesia by launching of ARTOTEL Yogyakarta on December 7th, 2017.

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MICE News

IMEX Politicians Forum renames to IMEX Policy Forum

14-12-2017 MICE

IMEX Politicians Forum renames to IMEX Policy Forum

One of IMEX’s longest running, most prestigious and influential Forums has undergone an evolution with a name change reflecting a shift in focus. The newly-named IMEX Policy Forum, formerly known...

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Cancun Tourism Board organized a special VIP event in Atlanta

13-12-2017 MICE

Cancun Tourism Board organized a special VIP event in Atlanta

The Cancun Tourism Board celebrated another successful year in tourism at a special VIP event held at the Georgia Aquarium it Atlanta this past Wednesday, December 6.

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Technology

Bitcoin's Unstoppable Rise and What it Means for the Travel Industry

13-12-2017 Technology

Bitcoin's Unstoppable Rise and What it Means for the Travel Industry

The evolution of technology has had a huge impact on many parts of our lives, but arguably none more so than on our relationship with money. From the emergence of online...

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Travelstart acquires a majority stake in Cape Town-based SafariNow.com

06-12-2017 Technology

Travelstart acquires a majority stake in Cape Town-based SafariNow.com

Online travel retailer Travelstart has bought a majority stake in Cape Town-based SafariNow.com. SafariNow is South Africa's largest accommodation booking website which represents accommodation over both the informal (self-catering and...

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Health & Spa

A Nobel-Prize Winning Company Announces new Anti-Aging Application

20-11-2017 Health + Spa

A Nobel-Prize Winning Company Announces new Anti-Aging Application

PanaceaNano Inc., the US-based company pioneering nanotechnology solutions, has successfully achieved high-volume production capability of its patented Organic Nano-Cube (ONC) materials.  ONC-based anti-aging skin formulations has between 8-12 times longer...

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Etihad Airways Hosts Annual Aviation Health Conference

20-11-2017 Health + Spa

Etihad Airways Hosts Annual Aviation Health Conference

Etihad Airways has hosted the fifth edition of its acclaimed annual Aviation Health Conference, accredited for the first time by the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine. Taking place...

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Tours

Mexico revealed as the most favorite international destination for U.S. Travelers in 2016

13-12-2017 Tours

Mexico revealed as the most favorite international destination for U.S. Travelers in 2016

The U.S. resident outbound market totaled a record 80.2 million in 2016, up eight percent from 2015. This is the fifth straight year of increases in U.S. travel abroad, with...

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Top 10 European cities to spend your Christmas in 2017

13-12-2017 Tours

Top 10 European cities to spend your Christmas in 2017

Zagreb, Croatia has been selected as the best place to be during the Christmas, according to the 2018 edition of European Best Destinations’ Best Christmas Markets poll. Read more for...

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Sports Tourism

Trends in European Golf Holidays

13-12-2017 Sports Tourism

Trends in European Golf Holidays

A new report revealed behaviours of golfers from Europe’s largest golf markets. The report says that German golfers spent more on their ‘non-domestic’ golf holidays in the last 12 months...

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Fourth edition of the Seychelles Regatta set for 2018

13-12-2017 Sports Tourism

Fourth edition of the Seychelles Regatta set for 2018

First launched in 2009 and held for three consecutive years until 2011, the Seychelles Regatta -- a sailing competition designed to take place in a relaxed atmosphere -- returns to...

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Luxury Travel

McArthurGlen to open a new designer outlet in Cannock near Birmingham

11-12-2017 Luxury Travel

McArthurGlen to open a new designer outlet in Cannock near Birmingham

McArthurGlen Group, Europe's leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets, will develop a new designer outlet in Cannock, 30 minutes from Birmingham, the UK’s largest regional city.

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The Luxury Boutique Hotel Trends in 2018

10-12-2017 Luxury Travel

The Luxury Boutique Hotel Trends in 2018

As the world's leading hospitality companies open a new hotel one after another, the choices of travelers where to stay on vacation are seemingly limitless. As the 5-star or chain...

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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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