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Published on 21/05/2018
hyatt-opens-new-hotel-in-istanbul-s-upscale-neighborhoodHyatt Hotels announced today the opening of Nish Palas Istanbul as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. The 45-room boutique hotel is located in Nişantaşı, one of Istanbul’s oldest and upscale neighborhoods, and will mark the entry into Turkey for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand.
Published on 21/05/2018
alaska-airlines-goes-plastic-free-bans-single-use-plastic-beverage-strawsIn partnership with Lonely Whale, Alaska Airlines will replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its airport lounges and on all domestic and international commercial flights starting July 16, 2018.
Published on 21/05/2018
leading-events-industry-organizations-form-coalition-to-stop-sexual-harassmentThe coalition, comprised of leaders and executives from organizations such as ASAE, AWE, EIC, IAEE, IMEX, JMIC, MPI, PCMA and SITE, has formed behind a single common goal: eradicate sexual harassment within the events industry and in our workplaces.
Published on 21/05/2018
italian-exhibition-group-exhibitions-combined-on-one-platform-taking-place-in-riminiSUN Beach&Outdoor Style, the 36th edition of the key international exhibition for the beach, outdoor and camping worlds, will be held simultaneously with TTG Travel Experience and SIA Hospitality Design at Rimini Expo Centre.
Published on 21/05/2018
airbaltic-starts-flying-riga-splitThe Latvian airline airBaltic today, on May 21, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Split Airport in Croatia. The new route offers a new summer holiday destination for travelers from the Baltics, as well as convenient travel options from Croatia to Riga and beyond to destinations in Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the CIS.
Published on 21/05/2018
fraser-suites-dalian-opensFrasers Hospitality announced the grand opening of Fraser Suites Dalian, arriving hot on the heels of four properties that opened in Changsha, Tianjin and Shenzhen last year.
Published on 21/05/2018
hostelling-international-integrates-online-booking-engine-with-siteminder-s-platformThe worldwide network of not-for-profit youth hostel associations, Hostelling International, has partnered with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, in a bid to bolster the online presence of its almost-4,000 hostel members and attract more direct bookings from guests.
Published on 21/05/2018
amresorts-brands-are-coming-to-europeApple Leisure Group (ALG) and NH Hotel Group (NH) have formed a strategic alliance to bring AMResorts’ award-winning brands to Europe. An ALG company, AMResorts will debut in Spain with its Secrets Resorts & Spas adults-only brand, and Dreams Resorts & Spas family-friendly brand, as well as introduce Amigo Hotels & Resorts, a new three-star brand offering a concept completely different to the collection’s existing offerings.
Published on 21/05/2018
princess-cruises-offers-three-ways-to-experience-the-panama-canalSail with the #1 cruise line in the Panama Canal as the upcoming Princess Cruises fall 2019 through spring 2020 season is on sale today, offering the cruise line’s largest deployment ever to the Panama Canal, featuring the maiden season of Emerald Princess sailing through the new locks.
Published on 21/05/2018
the-first-ever-pride-of-the-americas-festival-coming-to-ft-lauderdaleGreater Fort Lauderdale will be the host destination for the first-ever Pride of the Americas Festival. The 10-day event will be hosted by Pride of Fort Lauderdale and presented by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and will include a parade, a beach party, arts festival, social events throughout the destination, and a human rights conference focused on LGBT+ rights.
Published on 19/05/2018
more-than-100-dead-in-cuba-plane-crash-there-are-survivorsMore than 100 people have died after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near Cuba's main airport in Havana on early Friday evening.
Published on 18/05/2018
glasgow-airport-and-shanghai-airport-authority-form-alliance-to-grow-visitor-numbers-between-china-and-scotlandGlasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together to jointly petition China's main airlines to establish a direct air link in the future between the West of Scotland and the Chinese powerhouse city of Shanghai.
Published on 18/05/2018
four-seasons-resort-the-biltmore-santa-barbara-reopensFour Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, an AAA Five-Diamond award recipient and California’s premier Four Seasons resort, announces it will reopen June 1, 2018.
Published on 18/05/2018
celebrity-cruises-unveils-the-spa-on-celebrity-edgeCelebrity Cruises unveils The Spa on Celebrity Edge, a holistic wellness journey like no other on land or at sea. With more than 22,000 sprawling sq. ft. for guests to renew, restore, and reinvigorate, The Spa was designed by world-renowned designer Kelly Hoppen, MBE, and features an ahh-inspiring assortment of treatments in collaboration with industry-leading partners.
Published on 18/05/2018
disney-cruise-line-returns-to-favorite-destinations-and-home-portsIn fall 2019, Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including adventures to Bermuda, Bahamas, Baja, Canada and the Caribbean.
Published on 18/05/2018
gatwick-airport-in-uk-s-first-end-to-end-biometrics-trialGatwick Airport has announced the UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics – where personal data collected at the airport’s self-service bag drops will be recognised by new automated self-boarding gates - simplifying and speeding up the process for passengers and reducing the risk of human error. 
Published on 17/05/2018
raffles-hotels-residences-has-chosen-bostonRaffles Hotels & Residences has chosen Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, for its first address on the North American continent.
Published on 17/05/2018
qantas-introduced-inflight-meditationQantas has introduced inflight meditation and expanded its entertainment offering to give customers more ways to relax inflight.
Published on 17/05/2018
autograph-collection-hotels-debut-5-african-pride-hotels-in-south-africaAutograph Collection Hotels welcomed five African Pride Hotels to its growing global portfolio, marking the debut of the brand in South Africa.
Published on 17/05/2018
a-new-maps-app-eases-trip-planning-and-navigationSygic Maps, a new maps app from Sygic Travel, eases trip planning and navigation while traveling. Unlike other online maps, Sygic Maps displays places of interest directly on the map so that you can build a day-by-day trip plan or just save interesting places for later.
Published on 17/05/2018
toronto-welcomed-some-500-tourism-professionals-for-gay-lesbian-travel-association-s-conventionThe International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 35th Anniversary Global Convention took place 9-12 May at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, brought together approximately 500 tourism professionals representing 40 countries to share innovative ideas and best practices, making it the best attended and most globally diverse conference in IGLTA’s history.
Published on 17/05/2018
lisbon-to-host-seatrade-cruise-med-on-19-20-septemberThe Port of Lisbon Authority (APL) has begun the count-down to Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 – the world’s largest cruise industry event focussed on the Mediterranean and adjoining seas – and this year, an integral element of the recently announced Portugal Shipping Week.
Published on 16/05/2018
wow-air-to-offer-usa-india-flights-as-low-as-199WOW air will launch a new route from the U.S. to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi, India via Iceland.
Published on 16/05/2018
winning-the-game-of-golf-business-in-the-middle-eastThe history of golf dates back to 15th century. Much has changed since then.
Published on 16/05/2018
princess-cruises-launches-60-day-los-angeles-shanghai-and-return-cruisePrincess Cruises has launched a 60-day voyage from Los Angeles to Shanghai and return that includes calls at 22 destinations. The cruise on Coral Princess will start on 18 September, 2018 and is the first time that Princess Cruises is operating a direct cruise from Los Angeles to Shanghai and return. Princess is also offering two shorter segments of the voyage as standalone cruises.
Published on 16/05/2018
intercontinental-opens-intercontinental-sofia-hotelInterContinental® Hotels & Resorts has brought modern luxury to Bulgaria with the opening of InterContinental® Sofia, an IHG® hotel, in the culture-filled capital city.
Published on 16/05/2018
the-whiskey-festival-take-places-at-singapore-changi-airportDFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, is to host the third edition of The Whiskey Festival at Singapore Changi Airport. Taking place from now until June 17, the festival is set to celebrate some of the world’s finest whiskies and provide travelers with a platform to expand their whiskey knowledge and immerse themselves in some of the classics.
Published on 16/05/2018
imex-policy-forum-brings-the-political-world-and-meetings-industry-closerGlobalisation, localisation, city resilience, sustainability and legacy were some of the biggest challenges facing the industry that were discussed at the IMEX Policy Forum.
Published on 15/05/2018
bally-s-las-vegas-completes-125-million-redesign-of-2-052-roomsLocated in the center of the action on the Strip, Bally’s Las Vegas has completed a $125 million redesign of 2,052 guest rooms and suites in the new Resort Tower. Nearly every guest room at Bally’s Las Vegas has been renovated within the last four years.
Published on 15/05/2018
marriott-s-moxy-debuts-in-the-windy-cityMarriott International’s bold lifestyle brand; Moxy Hotels debuts in Chicago, USA. Moxy Chicago Downtown now welcomes its guests in the dynamic River North neighborhood of Chicago.
Published on 15/05/2018
accorhotels-buys-chilean-group-atton-hotelesAccorHotels, which agreed to acquire Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, for a cash amount of CHF560 million (€482 million) on May 1st, now announced that they have signed an agreement with the shareholders of Atton Hoteles in order to acquire the company for US$105 million.
Published on 15/05/2018
mexico-tourism-received-record-number-of-international-travelers-in-q1The number of international tourists to Mexico in the first quarter rose to a record high of 10.6 million, a 12.6 percent increase year-on-year, said Mexico's Ministry of Tourism (Sectur).
Published on 15/05/2018
abu-dhabi-uses-ai-robot-sophia-to-present-the-emirate Popular UAE influencer Khalid al Ameri joins Sophia the Robot – the world’s most advanced Artificially Intelligent robot – to explore Abu Dhabi and discover all the excitement and emotions one can experience on a visit to the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Published on 15/05/2018
deutsche-hospitality-presents-new-mice-booking-softwareDuring IMEX in Frankfurt, Deutsche Hospitality will present a new booking software that enables business customers to reserve conference rooms directly online without having to obtain a cost estimate from the hotel beforehand.
Published on 15/05/2018
a-new-international-network-of-dmcs-preferred-dmcsA new international network of DMCs is born: Preferred DMCs. Preferred DMCs is a boutique consortium of select Destination & Event Management Companies from around the globe specializing in bespoke high-end incentive travel and special interest groups, VIP travel, events, meetings and conferences.
Published on 15/05/2018
airbaltic-launches-riga-sochi-flightsThe Latvian airline airBaltic yesterday, on May 14, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Sochi International Airport. The new route offers new travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia with convenient connections via Riga.
Published on 14/05/2018
orlando-sets-another-u-s-travel-recordVisit Orlando has announced a historic milestone in the travel industry, with Orlando becoming the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors.
Published on 14/05/2018
diamond-award-for-ray-bloomDuring this year's IMEX, the Golden Stadttor Multimedia Award will honor Ray Bloom with the Diamond Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Published on 14/05/2018
turkish-airlines-announced-record-passenger-volume-for-april-2018Turkish Airlines, performed a brilliant year in 2017, maintains this success with the same momentum in 2018 as well. The national flag carrier has now put its signature under the thriving results recorded in April, after announced its successful first quarter results a short while ago.
Published on 11/05/2018
nok-air-achieves-sharp-reduction-in-loss-in-q1-2018Nok Air continued to improve the bottom line in the first quarter of this year with further reduction in losses, thanks to improvement in all key parameters.
Published on 11/05/2018
nh-hotel-group-relaunches-its-loyalty-programNH Hotel Group is relaunching its NH Rewards loyalty program with a new image and offering much more attractive and generous benefits to reward the loyalty of its regular customers on each stay.
Published on 11/05/2018
tui-group-delivers-strong-h1-2018-performanceTUI Group concludes the first half of financial year 2018 with a very strong set of results. TUI Group CEO Fritz Joussen said, The very good earnings growth of 26 per cent in H1 2018 is driven by the continued strong demand for our holiday experiences."
Published on 11/05/2018
ethiopian-airlines-and-air-cote-d-ivoire-to-partner-on-routes-between-west-africa-and-the-usaEthiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and Air Côte d'Ivoire, the national flag carrier of Côte d'Ivoire, have entered into a codeshare agreement effective May, 2018.
Published on 10/05/2018
philippines-golf-tourism-opened-up-by-record-breaking-agtc-eventGolf travel was recognised by the Philippines Tourism Promotions Board as a pillar of its planned five-year sports tourism strategy at the 7th Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) in Manila.
Published on 10/05/2018
a-new-radisson-hotel-to-open-in-istanbul-at-the-end-of-2018Radisson Hospitality AB announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul. The hotel will increase the group’s portfolio in Turkey to 23 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development. The hotel will open at the end of 2018 within the new upcoming business hub of Vadistanbul, located in the heart of Istanbul.
Published on 10/05/2018
jet2-com-to-fly-from-glasgow-to-izmir-turkeyJet2.com and Jet2holidays have announced further details of its Summer 19 programme, with the launch of two new destinations for the airline from Glasgow Airport - Bourgas (Bulgaria) and Izmir (Turkey).
Published on 10/05/2018
autograph-collection-hotels-debuts-in-alberta-canadaMarriott's Autograph Collection Hotels announced its fourth location in Canada with the opening of The Kananaskis Mountain Lodge at the foothills of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta.
Published on 10/05/2018
carnival-cruise-line-to-expand-its-cuba-cruise-offeringsCarnival Cruise Line has expanded its cruises to Cuba with the addition of 23 three- to five-day sailings to Havana in 2019-20 aboard five different ships departing from four convenient East Coast homeports – Carnival Sunshine from Charleston, Carnival Triumph from Fort Lauderdale, Carnival Paradise from Tampa and Carnival Victory and Carnival Sensation from Miami.
Published on 10/05/2018
amtrak-improves-high-speed-wifi-offersAmtrak travelers on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) will soon enjoy improved Wi-Fi, with a more reliable and easier connection to high-speed broadband.
Published on 10/05/2018
travelers-spent-5-2-billion-in-fraudulent-and-misleading-hotel-booking-transactionsA new survey commissioned by American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), in partnership with Morning Consult revealed that 23 percent of consumers are misled by third-party traveler resellers on the phone or online – translating to 28.5 million hotel stays and $5.2 billion in fraudulent and misleading hotel booking transactions in 2017.
Published on 10/05/2018
another-record-year-for-foreign-arrivals-into-asia-pacific-in-2017With a cumulative count of 636 million foreign arrivals into the region in 2017, Asia Pacific sets a new record according to a report released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Turkey, Japan, Mexico, Vietnam, and Thailand are the top 5 destinations in 2017 by annual volume gain in IVAS.
Published on 10/05/2018
germany-s-meetings-conference-and-events-sector-trends-revealedA joint project of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), European Association of Event Centres (EVVC) and the German Convention Bureau (GCB) revealed trends and insights of Germany's meetings, conference, and events sector.
Published on 10/05/2018
top-10-schengen-countries-that-received-most-short-stay-visa-applications-in-2017For yet another year, France tops the table for having received more applications for short-term visas than any other Schengen country, according to the Schengen Visa statistics for consulates in 2017, published by the Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission.
Published on 10/05/2018
the-16th-istanbul-biennial-in-2019-to-be-curated-by-nicolas-bourriaudThe 16th Istanbul Biennial, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding, will take place between 14 September and 10 November 2019. The 16th edition of the Biennial will be curated by French curator, art scholar and writer Nicolas Bourriaud.
Published on 10/05/2018
hertz-offers-free-4g-internet-connection-and-more-in-europeHertz Europe has launched free, mobile Wi-Fi and other exclusive benefits for qualifying car rentals in more than 200 locations across Europe, in celebration of the company's one hundred year anniversary.
Published on 09/05/2018
no-need-to-change-trip-plans-for-hawaii-due-to-volcano-activityThere is no need to change or alter leisure or business trip plans for Hawaii due to volcano activity, says Ross Birch, executive director of the Island of Hawai'i Visitors Bureau.
Published on 08/05/2018
united-airlines-flies-daily-between-havana-and-houstonUnited Airlines is increasing service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Havana's José Martí International Airport beginning July 20.
Published on 08/05/2018
wizz-air-carried-more-than-30-million-passengers-in-12-monthsWizz Air, Europe's leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, reveals the latest traffic statistics and reports a new passenger record in the company’s history. More than 30 million passengers were carried in the past rolling 12 month-period, as its operations across Europe were increased with 24% compared to the similar period last year.
Published on 08/05/2018
empire-state-building-lights-up-today-for-national-travel-and-tourism-weekNational Travel and Tourism Week 2018 (NTTW) kicked off on Sunday, with hundreds of events planned by cities and destinations across the country. New York City’s Empire State Building will light up in red—the official color of the travel industry— on May 8 in celebration of Travel Rally Day.
Published on 08/05/2018
lufthansa-board-approves-order-of-16-additional-aircraftThe Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the order of up to 16 additional aircraft in today’s meeting. The list price of the aircraft is approximately 2.1 billion euros.
Published on 08/05/2018
rugby-africa-launches-international-bronze-cupRugby Africa, the Africa Region of World Rugby, launched the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup between Ghana, Lesotho, Mauritius and Rwanda that is scheduled to take place at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana on Wednesday 7 and Saturday 12 May 2018.
Published on 08/05/2018
london-heathrow-airport-adds-jaguar-i-pace-to-its-electric-vehicle-fleetHeathrow, Jaguar and travel services company WeKnowGroup have signed a landmark deal that will see a fleet of up to 200 fully-electric Jaguar I-PACE vehicles available to passengers for travel to and from Heathrow.
Published on 08/05/2018
hong-kong-international-medical-fair-opensThe ninth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair is now open and taking place until May 9 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Fair features a record 280 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions.
Published on 07/05/2018
the-most-exclusive-and-coveted-luxury-hospitality-award-to-be-held-in-creteThe 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA) will be held in Crete on October 6th at the pristine OUT OF THE BLUE Capsis Elite Resort. This marks the very first time that an internationally acclaimed award ceremony will be held on the Island of Crete.
Published on 07/05/2018
carnival-corporation-opens-helix-cruise-center-at-port-of-barcelonaCarnival Corporation officially opened its second cruise terminal at the Port of Barcelona. The company revealed that Helix cruise center will be the name of its new 12,500 square meter state-of-the-art terminal.
Published on 07/05/2018
rezidor-hotel-group-ab-renames-to-radisson-hospitality-abAt the 2018 Annual General Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, the shareholders resolved to change the name of the company from Rezidor Hotel Group AB (publ) to Radisson Hospitality AB (publ) by amending the company’s articles of association.
Published on 07/05/2018
tourism-fuels-nyc-s-economy-and-jobs-marketAccording to a recent report, 90 percent increase in annual tourists to New York City over the past two decades has spurred hundreds of thousands of jobs and elevated tourism into one of the four key drivers of New York City’s economy.
Published on 07/05/2018
turkish-airlines-adds-krasnodar-to-its-flight-networkTurkish Airlines that flies to the most countries of the world has added Krasnodar to its flight network as the 303rd destination. Other Turkish Airlines destinations in Russia are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Voronezh, Samara and Ufa.
Published on 07/05/2018
icca-releases-2017-statistics-top-20-cities-and-countries-in-the-meetings-industryAfter another successful year for the international association meetings industry, ICCA captured a record number of 12,558 rotating international association meetings taking place in 2017, with 346 additional meetings taking place compared to 2016.
Published on 07/05/2018
turkish-airlines-to-launch-comoros-via-seychelles-from-istanbulAfter Mauritius and Madagascar with their all cargo flights, Turkish Airlines opens Moroni in the Comoros from 18 June. The Turkish Company obtained from the Comoros Civil Aviation the necessary authorisation to launch three weekly flights with an Airbus A330 until September.

News from Turkey

Hyatt opens a new hotel in Istanbul's upscale neighborhood

21-05-2018 News from Turkey

Hyatt opens a new hotel in Istanbul's upscale neighborhood

Hyatt Hotels announced today the opening of Nish Palas Istanbul as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. The 45-room boutique hotel is located in Nişantaşı, one of Istanbul’s oldest...

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Turkish Airlines announced record passenger volume for April 2018

14-05-2018 News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines announced record passenger volume for April 2018

Turkish Airlines, performed a brilliant year in 2017, maintains this success with the same momentum in 2018 as well. The national flag carrier has now put its signature under the...

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Aviation

Alaska Airlines Goes Plastic Free, bans single-use plastic beverage straws

21-05-2018 Aviation

Alaska Airlines Goes Plastic Free, bans single-use plastic beverage straws

In partnership with Lonely Whale, Alaska Airlines will replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its airport lounges and on all domestic and international...

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airBaltic starts flying Riga - Split

21-05-2018 Aviation

airBaltic starts flying Riga - Split

The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on May 21, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Split Airport in Croatia. The new route offers a new summer holiday...

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Cruise Travel

Princess Cruises offers three ways to experience the Panama Canal

21-05-2018 Cruise Travel

Princess Cruises offers three ways to experience the Panama Canal

Sail with the #1 cruise line in the Panama Canal as the upcoming Princess Cruises fall 2019 through spring 2020 season is on sale today, offering the cruise line’s largest...

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Disney Cruise Line returns to favorite destinations and home ports

18-05-2018 Cruise Travel

Disney Cruise Line returns to favorite destinations and home ports

In fall 2019, Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including adventures to Bermuda, Bahamas, Baja, Canada and the Caribbean.

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Rail Travel

Amtrak improves High-Speed WiFi offers

10-05-2018 Rail

Amtrak improves High-Speed WiFi offers

Amtrak travelers on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) will soon enjoy improved Wi-Fi, with a more reliable and easier connection to high-speed broadband.

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Heathrow Express service confirmed to 2028

29-03-2018 Rail

Heathrow Express service confirmed to 2028

Heathrow Express (‘HEx’) rail service has been preserved to at least 2028 under a new agreement, which confirms fast, non-stop rail connections for Heathrow passengers will see Heathrow Airport retaining the...

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Accommodation

Fraser Suites Dalian opens

21-05-2018 Accommodation

Fraser Suites Dalian opens

Frasers Hospitality announced the grand opening of Fraser Suites Dalian, arriving hot on the heels of four properties that opened in Changsha, Tianjin and Shenzhen last year.

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AMResorts’ brands are coming to Europe

21-05-2018 Accommodation

AMResorts’ brands are coming to Europe

Apple Leisure Group (ALG) and NH Hotel Group (NH) have formed a strategic alliance to bring AMResorts’ award-winning brands to Europe. An ALG company, AMResorts will debut in Spain with...

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MICE News

Italian Exhibition Group exhibitions combined on one platform, taking place in Rimini

21-05-2018 MICE

Italian Exhibition Group exhibitions combined on one platform, taking place in Rimini

SUN Beach&Outdoor Style, the 36th edition of the key international exhibition for the beach, outdoor and camping worlds, will be held simultaneously with TTG Travel Experience and SIA Hospitality Design at...

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The first-ever Pride of the Americas Festival coming to Ft. Lauderdale

21-05-2018 MICE

The first-ever Pride of the Americas Festival coming to Ft. Lauderdale

Greater Fort Lauderdale will be the host destination for the first-ever Pride of the Americas Festival. The 10-day event will be hosted by Pride of Fort Lauderdale and presented by...

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Technology

Hostelling International integrates online booking engine with SiteMinder’s platform

21-05-2018 Technology

Hostelling International integrates online booking engine with SiteMinder’s platform

The worldwide network of not-for-profit youth hostel associations, Hostelling International, has partnered with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, in a bid to bolster the online presence of...

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A new Maps app eases trip planning and navigation

17-05-2018 Technology

A new Maps app eases trip planning and navigation

Sygic Maps, a new maps app from Sygic Travel, eases trip planning and navigation while traveling. Unlike other online maps, Sygic Maps displays places of interest directly on the map so...

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Health & Spa

Celebrity Cruises unveils The Spa on Celebrity Edge

18-05-2018 Health + Spa

Celebrity Cruises unveils The Spa on Celebrity Edge

Celebrity Cruises unveils The Spa on Celebrity Edge, a holistic wellness journey like no other on land or at sea. With more than 22,000 sprawling sq. ft. for guests to...

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Hong Kong International Medical Fair Opens

08-05-2018 Health + Spa

Hong Kong International Medical Fair Opens

The ninth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair is now open and taking place until May 9 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition...

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Tours

Mexico tourism received record number of international travelers in Q1

15-05-2018 Tours

Mexico tourism received record number of international travelers in Q1

The number of international tourists to Mexico in the first quarter rose to a record high of 10.6 million, a 12.6 percent increase year-on-year, said Mexico's Ministry of Tourism (Sectur).

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Orlando Sets Another U.S. Travel Record

14-05-2018 Tours

Orlando Sets Another U.S. Travel Record

Visit Orlando has announced a historic milestone in the travel industry, with Orlando becoming the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors.

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Sports Tourism

Winning the Game of Golf Business in the Middle East

16-05-2018 Sports Tourism

Winning the Game of Golf Business in the Middle East

The history of golf dates back to 15th century. Much has changed since then.

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Philippines golf tourism opened up by record-breaking AGTC event

10-05-2018 Sports Tourism

Philippines golf tourism opened up by record-breaking AGTC event

Golf travel was recognised by the Philippines Tourism Promotions Board as a pillar of its planned five-year sports tourism strategy at the 7th Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) in Manila.

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Luxury Travel

The most exclusive and coveted Luxury Hospitality award to be held in Crete

07-05-2018 Luxury Travel

The most exclusive and coveted Luxury Hospitality award to be held in Crete

The 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA) will be held in Crete on October 6th at the pristine OUT OF THE BLUE Capsis Elite Resort. This marks...

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DFS Offers Umlimited Purchase of Wines, Sakes and Champagnes at Singapore Changi Airport

16-04-2018 Luxury Travel

DFS Offers Umlimited Purchase of Wines, Sakes and Champagnes at Singapore Changi Airport

From now until 30 June 2018, DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury traveler retailer, is absorbing duties and taxes on all wines, Sakes and Champagnes at Singapore Changi Airport.

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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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