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Istanbul Bosphorus Experience by Turkish Airlines

19-10-2017 News from Turkey

Istanbul Bosphorus Experience by Turkish Airlines

Turkey’s flag carrier; Turkish Airlines announced yet another service: “Istanbul Bosphorus Experience”.

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Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul stopover offer receives great interest

12-10-2017 News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul stopover offer receives great interest

Turkish Airlines’ stopover service received great interest from passengers. The stopover service is giving privilege free hotel booking and discovering Istanbul to the passengers that depart from Pakistan, Russia, Kazakhstan,...

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Aviation

Qantas welcomes its first Dreamliner

21-10-2017 Aviation

Qantas welcomes its first Dreamliner

Qantas received its first Dreamliner on October 19, marking the start of an exciting new era for the national carrier and for how Australians travel. With its extended flying range...

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Etihad Airways Partners with Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip

20-10-2017 Aviation

Etihad Airways Partners with Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip

Etihad Airways and Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip debut a specially branded aircraft livery for the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017.

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Cruise Travel

Cruise industry booms in Asia

12-10-2017 Cruise Travel

Cruise industry booms in Asia

Whilst the US remains the world’s leading source market for cruise passengers, Asia is emerging as a major market for the cruise industry. All eyes will be on Asia in...

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Thomson Cruises sets sail under a new name

11-10-2017 Cruise Travel

Thomson Cruises sets sail under a new name

Thomson Cruises, part of the TUI Group, has announced that later this month it will embark on the biggest evolution in the company’s history as it is rebranded to Marella...

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Rail Travel

Japan’s Keihan Electric Railway introduces premium service

03-10-2017 Rail

Japan’s Keihan Electric Railway introduces premium service

Keihan Electric Railway provides rail services in Osaka, Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures. The company launched a new “Premium Car” service which offers designated seating through advanced booking. Limited express trains...

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Siemens and France's high-speed train maker Alstom merge for railway market

02-10-2017 Rail

Siemens and France's high-speed train maker Alstom merge for railway market

Siemens and France's high-speed train maker Alstom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine Siemens' mobility business including its rail traction drives business, with Alstom. The transaction brings together...

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Accommodation

IHG opens a new hotel close to Bajio International Airport

19-10-2017 Accommodation

IHG opens a new hotel close to Bajio International Airport

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) announces the opening of the newly-built 140-room and 12 suites Holiday Inn Express® & Suites León - Aeropuerto hotel. Conveniently located just five minutes from Bajio...

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The Domain Hotel in Silicon Valley to be rebranded

19-10-2017 Accommodation

The Domain Hotel in Silicon Valley to be rebranded

The Ascott Limited, is investing S$81.5 million to acquire and refurbish The Domain Hotel, a freehold hotel in Silicon Valley, California, to capture the fast-growing demand from global technology companies...

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MICE News

Sean Paul, Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland and Craig David take stage at the Brisbane Showgrounds

20-10-2017 MICE

Sean Paul, Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland and Craig David take stage at the Brisbane Showgrounds

Around 22,000 people will pack the Main Arena for Australia’s biggest R&B party, dancing to nostalgic chart toppers from the 90s and 00s by some of the world’s hottest names...

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Brussels to host to host the 28th ACI EUROPE/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition

19-10-2017 MICE

Brussels to host to host the 28th ACI EUROPE/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition

Airports Council International (ACI) announced that Brussels Airport Company will host next year's ACI EUROPE/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, to be held from 18–20 June 2018.

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Technology

Tourist app competition for mobiles

18-10-2017 Technology

Tourist app competition for mobiles

SEGITTUR and FITUR have launched the fifth staging of the tourist app competition for mobiles, The AppTourism Awards, in recognition of the importance that apps have acquired for tourists when...

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Branson’s Virgin Group invests in Elon Musk's Hyperloop One

13-10-2017 Technology

Branson’s Virgin Group invests in Elon Musk's Hyperloop One

Virgin's founder, Sir Richard Branson invests in Elon Musk's Hyperloop One, which aims to reinvent transportation to eliminate the barriers of distance and time. Now it is rebranding itself as...

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Health & Spa

Seychelles is free of pneumonic plague

19-10-2017 Health + Spa

Seychelles is free of pneumonic plague

All samples from patients suspected to be ill with the pneumonic plague in Seychelles have been tested at a partner laboratory of the World Health Organisation in Paris and they...

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Qantas aims to improve passengers’ inflight health and wellness

18-10-2017 Health + Spa

Qantas aims to improve passengers’ inflight health and wellness

A group of Qantas customers will participate in a study on inflight health and wellness between the national carrier and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions. The University of Sydney’s...

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Tours

VisitEngland launches the second phase of its domestic tourism campaign

19-10-2017 Tours

VisitEngland launches the second phase of its domestic tourism campaign

VisitEngland is launching the second phase of its domestic tourism campaign to inspire young people to take a short-break in the UK. VisitEngland’s £2.5 million ‘Join the World - Discover...

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Is US President Donald Trump hurting American travel and tourism industry?

19-10-2017 Tours

Is US President Donald Trump hurting American travel and tourism industry?

Is US President Donald Trump hurting American travel and tourism industry? According to the recent study by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO), Trump’s travel ban on tourism doesn’t...

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Sports Tourism

Korea’s first PGA Tour to be held in Jeju Island

19-10-2017 Sports Tourism

Korea’s first PGA Tour to be held in Jeju Island

The PGA TOUR will be holding its first golf tournament in Korea, THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, on Jeju Island. Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World has been appointed as the...

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Qatar Airways Teams Up With FIFA for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

16-10-2017 Sports Tourism

Qatar Airways Teams Up With FIFA for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

Qatar Airways was announced in May as an Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA as part of a ground-breaking sponsorship package lasting until 2022. The FIFA U-17 World...

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Luxury Travel

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces 3rd hotel in China

21-10-2017 Luxury Travel

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces 3rd hotel in China

Chengdu-based property developer Saiho Group appointed Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® to manage its latest hotel. Rosewood Chengdu will occupy the top floors of a new 300-meter mixed-use tower in an...

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AccorHotels acquires 50% stake in Orient Express

11-10-2017 Luxury Travel

AccorHotels acquires 50% stake in Orient Express

134 years to the day after the first Orient Express trip between Paris and Constantinople (October 4th, 1883), SNCF Group, owner of the iconic “Orient Express” brand, teams up with...

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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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