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Published on 21/08/2017
ascott-shares-the-opening-of-its-first-turkey-serviced-residence-with-turkish-pmAscott shares the opening of its first Turkey serviced residence Somerset Maslak Istanbul with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim during his first official trip to Singapore. The 165-unit serviced residence is an integral part of the new Maslak 1453, Europe’s largest lifestyle development complex spanning more than two million square meters.
Published on 21/08/2017
iberia-offers-new-premium-economy-class-on-boston-flightsIberia’s new Premium Economy class will be available on the airline’s flights between Madrid and Boston this month. The new cabin is already available on flights between Madrid and Chicago, New York, Miami, Mexico City, as well as Bogota.
Published on 21/08/2017
the-new-trend-europe-s-river-cruisesEurope's river cruise industry continues its growth path, with 1.36 million cruise passengers sailing on Europe's rivers in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year. Almost 39 percent of last year's guests came from the US and Canada.
Published on 21/08/2017
auckland-welcomes-pata-global-insights-conferenceWith the support of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and BBC World News, PATA Global Insights Conference (PGIC) takes place once again at the SKYCITY Grand Hotel in Auckland, New Zealand on September 29, 2017.
Published on 21/08/2017
villa-roscia-at-beau-vallon-has-openedVilla Roscia officially opened its doors on the 7th of August and has since had several arrivals on their doorstep. The grand family residence is situated at Beau Vallon boasting amazing views of one of the most popular bays on Mahe, Seychelles.
Published on 21/08/2017
meetingselect-s-7-trends-for-the-industryMeetingselect, the partner of choice for connecting meeting and event planners with inspirational meeting venues and conference hotels all over the world, announced 7 trends in the meeting industry that you should not miss.
Published on 21/08/2017
temptation-cancun-resort-reopens-after-multi-million-dollar-complete-rebuildAdult-centric and all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean - Temptation Cancun Resort, part of Original Group, reopens after a spectacular multi-million-dollar complete rebuild helmed by award-winning Canadian designer Karim Rashid.
Published on 21/08/2017
the-kuala-lumpur-convention-centre-to-host-six-sporting-eventsThe Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has been busy preparing to host six sporting events and is excited to welcome athletes and visitors to the venue for the upcoming 29th SEA (Southeast Asian) Games 2017 and the 9th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Para Games 2017, also known as Kuala Lumpur 2017 (KL2017).
Published on 21/08/2017
world-tourism-organization-and-wttc-strongly-condemns-the-attack-perpetrated-in-barcelonaWorld Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) strongly condemn the heinous attack perpetrated in the city of Barcelona and express its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the innocent victims and to the people and government of Spain.
Published on 20/08/2017
travel-from-kiev-to-eu-increases-60Thanks to the new visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union, more Ukrainians are traveling to the EU. Outbound passenger traffic leaving Ukraine via Kyiv’s Zhuliany Airport has increased by 60% compared to the same period last year.
Published on 19/08/2017
carnival-paradise-to-offer-five-additional-cruises-to-havana-cubaFollowing strong demand to its first-ever cruises to Cuba announced earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line has added five more voyages featuring extended calls in Havana in 2018.
Published on 19/08/2017
non-stop-flights-start-between-new-york-and-chengdu-chinaThe first non-stop flight between New York and Chengdu starts on October 26, 2017. Following the roll-out of the Chengdu-Los Angeles service, flights to New York will be Hainan Airlines' second direct flight from Chengdu to North America.
Published on 18/08/2017
most-popular-travel-destinations-of-german-travelersStatistics between 2012 and 2016 reveal where German travels visit most. Here are the most popular 20 destinations and change of percentage in 2016 compare to 2015. According to the statistics, Turkey is the number 1 country that Germans travel most outside of EU. USA follows Turkey and Egypt comes at 3rd place.
Published on 18/08/2017
nta-s-contact-dates-and-sites-for-the-next-3-yearsThe National Tour Association gave Contact, its annual tour operator retreat, the year off in 2017, but the event is back on the NTA calendar for 2018, as well as in 2019 and 2020.
Published on 18/08/2017
photo-competition-win-a-seven-night-cruise-for-twoVariety Cruises has announced that they will once again be holding a photo competition for passengers that travel aboard their vessels in 2017. All you need to do is sending your high-resolution photos to the company. See details below. Laurence Briand, Costa Rica 2016
Published on 18/08/2017
jetblue-doubles-flights-to-jfk-fll-and-mco-from-atlJetBlue announced the start date for service between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and three popular U.S. cities.
Published on 18/08/2017
beauty-wellness-expo-opens-at-hong-kong-convention-and-exhibition-centreLaunched last year, the Beauty & Wellness Expo returns with more than 80 exhibitors featuring a wide selection of skincare, hair care, spa massage and nail products. For the first time, the Cosmetic & Perfumery Association of Hong Kong has brought 15 local enterprises to present their latest beauty products, as well as organised the inaugural Cosmetics KOL Competition.
Published on 18/08/2017
gbta-kicks-off-india-conference-in-new-delhiThe Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, kicked off GBTA Conference 2017 New Delhi today as part of its India Conference Series 2017. The annual flagship education and networking event for GBTA India, the conference will deliver a knowledge forum on best practices across the business travel lifecycle through a mix of panel discussions and presentations.
Published on 17/08/2017
germany-s-incoming-tourism-booms-in-h1-2017Incoming tourism in Germany grew strongly in the first half of 2017. To the end of June, the Federal Statistical Office registered 36.7 million international overnight stays (in accommodation companies with at least ten beds), 1.2 million more than in the same period of the previous year – an increase of 3%.
Published on 17/08/2017
van-hits-into-crowd-on-barcelona-s-las-ramblasA van has plowed into a crowd of people in Barcelona, causing several injuries. The incident took place near Barcelona’s popular tourist area of Las Ramblas.
Published on 17/08/2017
philippine-airlines-launches-non-stop-manila-auckland-flightsPhilippine Airlines announced its new non-stop Manila - Auckland route, starting December 6 this year.
Published on 17/08/2017
hard-rock-hotels-expands-to-the-swiss-alps-new-hotel-opening-december-2017With presence in more than 70 countries across the globe, Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio to the Swiss Alps, announcing plans to open Hard Rock Hotel Davos. Working in collaboration with International Hospitality Service AG (“IHS”), the owner of Spenglers Hotel and Holsboer Residences in Davos, Hard Rock will electrify the region in December 2017.
Published on 17/08/2017
1-1-million-tourists-have-visited-iran-in-q1-turkey-among-top-source-marketsIran welcomed 1.1 million international travelers including expats in the first quarter of country's current year, which started on March 21.
Published on 17/08/2017
hapag-lloyd-cruises-has-re-introduces-summer-specials-for-2018Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has re-introduced to the international marketplace its popular Summer Specials campaign – applying to five EUROPA 2 Asia and Middle East cruises selected in April and May 2018 – with its own dedicated website at www.europa2-summer-specials.com, where the relevant cruises are detailed.
Published on 17/08/2017
international-visits-to-the-united-states-increased-in-january-2017The U.S. Department of Commerce announces that the United States welcomed 5.6 million international visitors in January 2017, a two percent increase in arrivals when compared to January 2016. It marked the first month of growth in total U.S. visits since June 2016.
Published on 17/08/2017
uk-plans-visa-free-travel-for-eu-citizensBritain is considering allowing European Union citizens to travel freely to the country after Brexit. Although EU nationals would be free to visit the U.K., they would have to apply for permission under the proposals to work, study or settling there.
Published on 17/08/2017
thailand-issues-10-year-visa-for-wealth-retireesAccording to news in Thai media, 10-year retirement visa which was announced last November just became available on August 11. No information about the new visa could be found on the immigration website yet.
Published on 16/08/2017
tceb-presents-thailand-s-bleisure-destinations-thailand-s-mice-industry-is-a-driving-force-behind-thailand-s-economic-growthFrom 15 to 19 August , Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) organizes an annual media event, TCEB International Media Familiarisation Trip, or IMFT2017 to provide a first-hand experience of Thailand’s readiness and capability as a regional MICE hub in Asia. Suat Tore attends TCEB International Media Familiarisation Trip
Published on 16/08/2017
world-s-top-5-most-liveable-cities-unchanged-in-2017-european-cities-affected-by-terrorismThe Economist's liveability rankings for 2017 show that world’s top 5 most liveable urban centers are not changed. For the seventh consecutive year, Melbourne in Australia is the most liveable city, closely followed by the Austrian capital, Vienna. Melbourne, Australia
Published on 16/08/2017
gulf-air-and-aegean-airlines-ink-codeshare-agreementGulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Aegean Airlines, Greece's largest carrier, have entered into a codeshare partnership widening their respective networks across Europe and the Middle East.
Published on 16/08/2017
dubai-business-bay-to-welcome-crowne-plaza-and-intercontinental-residence-suitesInterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the signing two new properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza® Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay. Both properties are in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts, and their location in Dubai’s Business Bay area, the planned business capital of the region, is in line with IHG’s strategy to grow these brands in emerging business epicenters.
Published on 16/08/2017
qatar-airways-to-launch-flights-to-chiang-mai Qatar Airways will launch flights to Thailand’s beautiful Chiang Mai, its fourth destination in Thailand. The new route comes in addition to existing services to the Thai capital Bangkok, and to the top holiday destinations of Phuket and Krabi.
Published on 16/08/2017
malaysian-organizations-support-sarawak-s-redefining-global-tribes-campaignOver a dozen organizations from all over Malaysia show their support to Sarawak’s boldest campaign, Redefining Global Tribes. Redefining Global Tribes, Sarawak’s latest global branding campaign, is issuing a challenge to Business Event (BE) planners and associations around the world to increase the impact of their events on their profession and economy, and change the very definition of how and why a Business Event is designed.
Published on 16/08/2017
u-s-airlines-to-carry-16-1-million-passengers-over-labor-day-travel-period Airlines for America (A4A) projected 16.1 million passengers will fly worldwide in scheduled service on U.S. airlines over the Labor Day travel period, up 5 percent (110,000 passengers per day) from the 15.4 million passengers estimated to have flown during this period last year. Accordingly, airlines are adding 133,000 seats per day across their networks to accommodate the expected increase in demand.
Published on 16/08/2017
mexico-tourism-is-under-threat-10000-gallons-of-illegal-alcohol-seizedFollowing a number of violent crimes in the most important tourist destinations in México, Mexican authorities swept through 31 resorts, restaurants and nightclubs in Cancun and Playa del Carmen in recent days, suspending operations at least two locations for unsanitary alcohol and have seized 10,000 gallons of illicit alcohol from a company which they did not release its name.
Published on 15/08/2017
turkish-government-extends-eid-al-adha-holiday-to-10-daysTurkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag announced that The Eid al–Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday has been extended to 10 days in Turkey.
Published on 15/08/2017
turkish-airlines-partners-with-love-army-for-somaliaTurkish Airlines, a leader in terms of international destinations served and Africa’s top international carrier with 51 routes in the continent, partners with the group Love Army for Somalia (spearheaded by social media stars Jerome Jarre, Casey Neistat and actor Ben Stiller).
Published on 15/08/2017
puerto-vallarta-s-occupancy-rate-increases-in-h1-2017The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board announced that the city has reported an increase of over 6% in hotel occupancy for the first 6 months of the year, with an average occupancy rate for January to June of close to 90% compared to 73% in 2016 and 70% in 2015.
Published on 15/08/2017
dubai-s-meetings-industry-contributes-us-102-million-to-economy-in-h1-2017Dubai Business Events (DBE) has reported strong results for the first half of 2017, with 97 bids submitted to host business events being successfully awarded to the city. The events secured since January, including conferences, exhibitions, meetings and incentive trips, are poised to attract over 51,636 delegates from around the world, resulting in an expected economic impact of approximately AED 375 million (US$102 million).
Published on 15/08/2017
airberlin-files-for-administrationairberlin, Germany's second-largest carrier, has filed for administration after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad declared it would not be providing further financial support. Etihad’s statement as follows:
Published on 15/08/2017
racing-experience-in-an-electric-car-aboard-norwegian-blissNow travelers can be able to put the pedal to the metal for the first time aboard a North American-based cruise ship with a two level electric-car race track.
Published on 15/08/2017
africa-s-top-10-destination-countries-in-2017Most of Africa's top ten airports are seeing a healthy growth in capacity, which is more international than it is domestic. According to predictions for future travel patterns, there is a double digit growth in flight arrivals for the first half of this year and little indication that the pace of growth will slow down soon. Morocco
Published on 15/08/2017
anaheim-marriott-slashes-energy-consumption-by-installing-solar-panelsIt has been just about eight months since the installation of 1,729 solar modules atop the roof of the meeting space at the Anaheim Marriott, and the hotel is already seeing a significant reduction in its energy consumption – particularly during the recent heat wave in Orange County.
Published on 14/08/2017
north-korean-threat-helps-to-boost-tourism-in-guamA total of 132,952 visited Guam in July broke a 20-year record for arrivals in the month. The total number of arrivals also was an 8.1-percent increase over last July. Visitors from Korea were up 25 percent, while U.S. mainland visitor arrivals were up 14.9 percent over last year. However, the recent escalation in threats from North Korea appears to be having a positive effect on tourism to Guam.
Published on 14/08/2017
qatar-s-airport-sponsors-fc-bayern-muenchenHamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s five-star airport, organized a press conference today at the airport terminal beside the iconic Lamp Bear, chaired by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, FC Bayern München Executive Board Member, Andreas Jung, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy Secretary General, Mr. Hassan Al Thawadi and Hamad International Airport Chief Operating Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer.
Published on 14/08/2017
anti-tourist-protests-continue-in-spainLast month a tourist bus was stopped by people in balaclavas outside the Nou Camp stadium and its tyres were slashed. And last weekend, more than 100 anti-tourist protesters and local residents have descended on a Barcelona beach used mostly by UK tourists to oppose mass tourism in the Spanish city.
Published on 14/08/2017
americans-forget-how-to-sleepLeading up to National Relaxation Day on August 15, Princess Cruises has released the results of its eighth annual Relaxation Report, which has revealed that when it comes to relaxation and sleep, many Americans are in need of a wakeup call.
Published on 14/08/2017
accor-vietnam-world-masters-golf-championship-startsThe third annual AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship welcomes over 160 participants to Danang in Central Vietnam from 13 to 19 August 2017.
Published on 14/08/2017
watch-humpback-whale-migration-in-the-seychellesWith the South-East monsoon in full swing in the Seychelles, activities such as boating, charter fishing, diving and snorkeling are not quite favorable for the tourists wanting to experience the best that Seychelles has to offer. On the other hand, the windy season also brings with it humpback whales.
Published on 14/08/2017
hia-welcomes-the-most-luxurious-gold-storeQatar Duty Free (QDF) has announced the opening of its third Gold store, the most exciting and luxurious at Hamad International Airport (HIA). The new Gold store is showcasing more than 15,000 pieces of exquisite traditional and modern jewellery made from the finest gold and diamonds.
Published on 14/08/2017
israel-medical-convention-took-place-at-icc-jerusalemIsrael Medical Convention took place at ICC Jerusalem last week. Among the important issues for discussion this year were latest developments in the field of cannabinoid research and medical policy related to it.
Published on 14/08/2017
join-the-india-day-parade-in-new-yorkThe 37th annual India Day parade will be on Sunday, August 20 on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, announced Andy Bhatia, President of the Federation of Indian Association in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Published on 11/08/2017
experience-the-brand-new-hong-kong-pulse-light-show The Hong Kong Pulse Light Show, organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), is back. After attracting over 2.3 million spectators over the years, the new version will go beyond just a light show, with playful elements added that touch every sensory point from every angle in the Open Piazza at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui.  
Published on 11/08/2017
cruise-ship-arrivals-increase-in-acapulco-mexicoAcapulco announces a massive increase in the number of new cruise ship arrivals throughout 2017. The city’s port is expected to welcome 32 ships this year, versus 18 for 2016, a 78 percent increase.
Published on 11/08/2017
qatar-to-host-official-world-tourism-day-2017-celebrationsCelebrated since 1980 on September 27, this year’s World Tourism Day will be officially celebrated in Qatar. This year’s World Tourism Day will be focused on Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development. Celebrated in line with the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Day will be dedicated to exploring the contribution of tourism to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Published on 11/08/2017
w-bellevue-opens-with-cabin-like-architectureThe opening of W Bellevue is marking a new era of design for W Hotels in North America. The brand’s first new-build hotel in North America in 7years pays homage to lakeside culture with cabin-like architecture, thoughtfully reimagined traditional décor, and locally-inspired cocktails and cuisine.
Published on 11/08/2017
holiday-inn-express-tuxpan-hotel-in-veracruz-mexico-opensInterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened its 3th property in Veracruz, Mexico. This new-build 132-room Holiday Inn Express Tuxpan hotel is located alongside the warm, calm waters of the Tuxpan River. The property is on Carretera a La Barra Rd Km 6.5 in La Calzada neighborhood and is just five minutes away from the beach and ten minutes from the broad mangroves area.
Published on 10/08/2017
gatwick-celebrates-strong-chinese-route-growth Gatwick Airport recorded a 6.1% year-on-year rise in passengers travelling to China in July marking the first anniversary of the airport’s routes to Chinese destinations Tianjin and Chongqing. The growth comes as Gatwick continues to focus on developing the airport’s connectivity with Asia, with flights to Taipei and Singapore also set to launch later this year.
Published on 10/08/2017
how-will-you-feel-if-you-own-a-luxury-carDo you want to own a luxury car such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Porsche or Rolls Royce? How will you feel if you have one? You might think that you would be pretty pleased and travel a lot but a research finds out opposite.
Published on 10/08/2017
ana-sponsors-football-player-keisuke-hondaANA announces a sponsorship contract with football player Keisuke Honda.
Published on 10/08/2017
philippine-airlines-to-start-daily-flights-on-manila-london-routePhilippine Airlines is all set to boost its operations between Manila and London Heathrow with the deployment of its state-of-the-art 370 seater Boeing 777-300s on the route beginning September 19.
Published on 10/08/2017
emirates-continues-to-support-footballEmirates continues to support football and help to connect fans across the globe by announcing the extension of its contract with The Football Association. The agreement will see the tournament continue to be named The Emirates FA Cup through until 2021.
Published on 10/08/2017
singapore-airlines-unveils-new-in-flight-safety-videoA new trend at in-flight safety videos is promoting the hub city of the airline. Following Iberia which promotes Madrid at its latest in-flight safety video, now Singapore Airlines has unveiled its latest in-flight safety video that aims to promote Singapore by taking viewers on a panoramic journey across various locations.
Published on 10/08/2017
amawaterways-names-filomena-andre-as-godmother-of-its-newest-shipAmaWaterways announced that highly-respected travel industry leader Filomena Andre will serve as Godmother of its newest European ship, AmaLea. Andre will “bless” the 154-guest ship alongside AmaWaterways’ executive team during a Christening ceremony in Vilshofen, Germany in May 2018.
Published on 09/08/2017
turkey-s-tav-is-among-the-best-companies-for-womenIstanbul based TAV Airports has fulfilled the requirements of the program which was launched to promote female employment and prevent discrimination against women at the workplace. Supported by the World Bank, the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) has the purpose to put an end to gender discrimination in business life.
Published on 09/08/2017
lufthansa-group-airlines-carry-13-million-in-july-2017The airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried 13.1 million passengers on board in July 2017. The figure represents an increase of 16.9% compared to the previous year’s month.
Published on 09/08/2017
contest-for-adventure-travelers-gives-away-free-trip-to-new-zealandWho doesn’t want a free holiday? Now is your chance to make it a reality. AirAsia X has launched a contest called Ultimate Xventure for youths aged between 18 and 32 seeking unforgettable adventure travel experiences.
Published on 09/08/2017
residence-inn-by-marriott-makes-its-debut-in-londonMarriott International opens Residence Inn London – London Bridge, marking a debut in the capital for the company’s industry-leading extended-stay brand.
Published on 09/08/2017
rci-to-acquire-australia-s-daeRCI, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, has reached an agreement with vacation group Beneficium to acquire DAE Global Pty Ltd. (DAE), operator of Dial An Exchange, a leading timeshare exchange company headquartered in Australia, and @Work International, a software company also based in Australia.
Published on 09/08/2017
qatar-further-enhances-visa-policy-allows-visa-free-entry-for-citizens-of-80-countriesQatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways today announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately.

News from Turkey

Ascott shares the opening of its first Turkey serviced residence with Turkish PM

21-08-2017 News from Turkey

Ascott shares the opening of its first Turkey serviced residence with Turkish PM

Ascott shares the opening of its first Turkey serviced residence Somerset Maslak Istanbul with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim during his first official trip to Singapore. The 165-unit serviced residence...

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Turkish government extends Eid al-Adha holiday to 10 days

15-08-2017 News from Turkey

Turkish government extends Eid al-Adha holiday to 10 days

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag announced that The Eid al–Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday has been extended to 10 days in Turkey.

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Aviation

Iberia Offers New Premium Economy Class on Boston Flights

21-08-2017 Aviation

Iberia Offers New Premium Economy Class on Boston Flights

Iberia’s new Premium Economy class will be available on the airline’s flights between Madrid and Boston this month. The new cabin is already available on flights between Madrid and Chicago,...

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Travel from Kiev to EU increases 60%

20-08-2017 Aviation

Travel from Kiev to EU increases 60%

Thanks to the new visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union, more Ukrainians are traveling to the EU. Outbound passenger traffic leaving Ukraine via Kyiv’s Zhuliany Airport has increased...

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Cruise Travel

The new trend: Europe’s river cruises

21-08-2017 Cruise Travel

The new trend: Europe’s river cruises

Europe's river cruise industry continues its growth path, with 1.36 million cruise passengers sailing on Europe's rivers in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year. Almost 39 percent of...

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Carnival Paradise to Offer Five Additional Cruises to Havana, Cuba

19-08-2017 Cruise Travel

Carnival Paradise to Offer Five Additional Cruises to Havana, Cuba

Following strong demand to its first-ever cruises to Cuba announced earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line has added five more voyages featuring extended calls in Havana in 2018.

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Rail Travel

Russian Railways carry over 100 million passengers in July 2017

07-08-2017 Rail

Russian Railways carry over 100 million passengers in July 2017

According to the latest figures, more than 102.3 million passengers were transported on the infrastructure of Russian Railways in July 2017, up 7.4% from the same month in 2016. Suburban...

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Explore Korea easier with the KORAIL PASS

03-08-2017 Rail

Explore Korea easier with the KORAIL PASS

KORAIL is making it easier than ever for tourists and internationals living in Korea to explore the country! Foreigners can purchase a KORAIL PASS, valid for a specific duration, and...

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Accommodation

Villa Roscia at Beau Vallon has opened

21-08-2017 Accommodation

Villa Roscia at Beau Vallon has opened

Villa Roscia officially opened its doors on the 7th of August and has since had several arrivals on their doorstep. The grand family residence is situated at Beau Vallon boasting...

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Temptation Cancun Resort reopens after multi-million-dollar complete rebuild

21-08-2017 Accommodation

Temptation Cancun Resort reopens after multi-million-dollar complete rebuild

Adult-centric and all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean - Temptation Cancun Resort, part of Original Group, reopens after a spectacular multi-million-dollar complete rebuild helmed by award-winning Canadian designer Karim Rashid.

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MICE News

Auckland welcomes PATA Global Insights Conference

21-08-2017 MICE

Auckland welcomes PATA Global Insights Conference

With the support of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and BBC World News, PATA Global Insights Conference (PGIC) takes place once again at the SKYCITY Grand Hotel in...

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Meetingselect’s 7 trends for the industry

21-08-2017 MICE

Meetingselect’s 7 trends for the industry

Meetingselect, the partner of choice for connecting meeting and event planners with inspirational meeting venues and conference hotels all over the world, announced 7 trends in the meeting industry that...

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Technology

How to get access to American Netflix especially when you are travelling?

07-08-2017 Technology

How to get access to American Netflix especially when you are travelling?

In recent years two of the biggest buzzwords to be added to our everyday vocabulary have to be ‘’Netflix and Chill’’. Except what if you can’t Netflix and Chill? We...

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A new travel app made for gay people

22-07-2017 Technology

A new travel app made for gay people

A new travel app for gay people will make the gay travel experience richer in options, simpler to organize and in addition help the gay public to connect.

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Health & Spa

Beauty & Wellness Expo opens at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

18-08-2017 Health + Spa

Beauty & Wellness Expo opens at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Launched last year, the Beauty & Wellness Expo returns with more than 80 exhibitors featuring a wide selection of skincare, hair care, spa massage and nail products. For the first...

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India to promote Ayurveda for International Medical Tourism

02-08-2017 Health + Spa

India to promote Ayurveda for International Medical Tourism

India’s Ministry of Tourism has recognized Medical and Wellness Tourism including Ayurveda as a Niche product in order to overcome the aspect of ‘seasonality’ and to promote India as a...

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Tours

Most popular travel destinations of German travelers

18-08-2017 Tours

Most popular travel destinations of German travelers

Statistics between 2012 and 2016 reveal where German travels visit most. Here are the most popular 20 destinations and change of percentage in 2016 compare to 2015. According to the...

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1.1 million tourists have visited Iran in Q1, Turkey among top source markets

17-08-2017 Tours

1.1 million tourists have visited Iran in Q1, Turkey among top source markets

Iran welcomed 1.1 million international travelers including expats in the first quarter of country's current year, which started on March 21.

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Sports Tourism

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to host six sporting events

21-08-2017 Sports Tourism

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to host six sporting events

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has been busy preparing to host six sporting events and is excited to welcome athletes and visitors to the venue for the upcoming 29th SEA...

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Qatar’s airport sponsors FC Bayern München

14-08-2017 Sports Tourism

Qatar’s airport sponsors FC Bayern München

Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s five-star airport, organized a press conference today at the airport terminal beside the iconic Lamp Bear, chaired by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar...

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Luxury Travel

HIA welcomes the most luxurious Gold store

14-08-2017 Luxury Travel

HIA welcomes the most luxurious Gold store

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has announced the opening of its third Gold store, the most exciting and luxurious at Hamad International Airport (HIA). The new Gold store is showcasing more...

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How will you feel if you own a luxury car?

10-08-2017 Luxury Travel

How will you feel if you own a luxury car?

Do you want to own a luxury car such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Porsche or Rolls Royce? How will you feel if you have one? You might think that you...

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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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