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  • What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November November 12, 2019
    What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November Grand Bahama Island has already rebounded from Hurricane Dorian with a handful of reopenings this month. Many of its hotels and attractions have reopened or plan to do so shortly, while cruise ships have resumed calling to the island and the airport plans to resume […]
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  • Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv November 12, 2019
    Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv As Israel prepares to host the second Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS), part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) series, we consider the current conditions in the region’s hospitality market, the indisputable strengths of the buoyant market and the challenges that must […]
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  • Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019 November 12, 2019
    Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019 At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services from market leading commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems. The Dubai Airshow is an important platform for Airbus to highlight its […]
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  • African Tourism Board shined again, again and again November 12, 2019
    African Tourism Board shined again, again and again African Tourism Board executives shined last week during the World Travel Market, the Tourism Resilience Council meeting, the International Tourism Investment summit, WTTC meeting, PATA meeting, the UNWTO Ministerial Meeting, the Global Tourism Resilience Board Meeting and during the SunX event, the ETOA Brexit discussion. All of […]
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  • Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan November 12, 2019
    Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) helped to strengthen friendship ties with the small Japanese coastal city of Karatsu from November 2-4, 2019. Led by GVB Japan Marketing Committee Chairman Satoru Murata, the Guam delegation met with Karatsu Mayor Tatsuro Mine and other high-ranking leaders to discuss ways of […]
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  • Why did the Royal Family of Jaipur list their palace on Airbnb? November 12, 2019
    Why did the Royal Family of Jaipur list their palace on Airbnb? Steeped in history, and located in the heart of Jaipur, capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan, the City Palace is one of India’s most iconic buildings. And now it is open to guests who will be able to book and stay in […]
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  • Taste of Nepal at Foodtrex London November 12, 2019
    Taste of Nepal at Foodtrex London The participation Taste of Nepal at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 at ExCel, London concluded successfully on November 6, 2019. The fair was led by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) with 36 private sector tourism companies. The delegation was led by the Honorable Minister for Culture, Tourism and […]
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  • $169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction November 12, 2019
    $169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction Commenting on a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Monday that dozens of criminal cases and criminal convictions had failed to “put things in order” at the Vostochny spaceport’s construction site, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that a total of 11 billion […]
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  • Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued November 12, 2019
    Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued Strong Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked Tonga today. No tsunami warning were issued. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time • 11 Nov 2019 23:03:27 UTC • 11 Nov 2019 11:03:27 near epicenter Location 18.904S 175.369W Depth 10 km Distances • 146.8 km (91.0 mi) NW of Pangai, Tonga • […]
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  • Seychelles Tourism Board takes the Seychelles to Los Angeles November 11, 2019
    Seychelles Tourism Board takes the Seychelles to Los Angeles The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) recently conducted a ‘Seychelles product & destination training’ for a group of 45 Los Angeles based tourism professionals. The session was conducted by the STB Regional Director for Africa and the Americas, Mr. David Germain, who presented the products and services […]
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  • Russian adventurer eyes longest hot air balloon flight world record November 11, 2019
    Russian adventurer eyes longest hot air balloon flight world record At the age of 67, Russian adventurer Fyodor Konyukhov has completed several round-the-world trips, crossed the Atlantic 17 times, and became the first Russian to reach the seven highest peaks located in six parts of the world, as well as the North and South Pole. […]
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  • AG Boutique Journey celebrates 20 years of operating November 11, 2019
    AG Boutique Journey celebrates 20 years of operating AG Boutique Journey, the DMC within the AG Group, sole Tourist Group in Italy that is capable of satisfying internally any request for hospitality, whether Hotel or land services (DMC/Tour Operator & Event Management Company, Hotel Group, Hotel Consultants, Restaurateur and Retirement Homes), founded and directed by […]
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  • Another successful World Travel Market for the Seychelles November 11, 2019
    Another successful World Travel Market for the Seychelles The Seychelles islands sparkled through its strong delegation at the 40th edition of the World Travel Market (WTM), held from November 4, 2019 to November 6, 2019 at ExCel London. Representatives from various sectors of the Seychelles tourism industry were present at the WTM, showcasing the destination […]
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  • Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season November 11, 2019
    Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season Dubai has intensified its campaign to woo more cruise travelers and to further strengthen its position as a leading ‘cruise hub of the Middle East’. The upcoming 2019-2020 season is expected to welcome more than 200 ship calls and an estimated one million cruise visitors. The upcoming […]
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  • Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai November 11, 2019
    Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai Air Partner plc announced the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering to the Middle East and grow market share in the region. The office, which is located in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), offers Air Partner’s full suite of Charter […]
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  • Which US cities have the fastest and the slowest internet? November 11, 2019
    Which US cities have the fastest and the slowest internet? US domestic travelers know that many internet providers are boasting superfast internet speeds with the rollout of 5G at some US locations in the near future. But have you ever wondered where in the US already has the fastest internet speeds? Or which cities are […]
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  • Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners November 11, 2019
    Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners The Cypriot authorities have announced the launch of a program of the revocation of state passports that were issued to various foreign nationals in exchange for investment. In total, it is planned to revoke Cyprus citizenship from 26 foreigners. Nine Russians, one Malaysian, one Iranian, two Kenyans, […]
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  • Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi November 11, 2019
    Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi VPS Healthcare has chosen Etihad Airways as its preferred air transport provider for patients traveling from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Abu Dhabi for medical treatment. Etihad will provide VPS Healthcare with special rates on air fares on its flights from Riyadh, Jeddah and […]
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  • FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe November 11, 2019
    FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found that the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) does not meet International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards and therefore has received a Category 2 rating based on a reassessment of the country’s civil aviation authority. A Category 2 […]
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  • Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost November 11, 2019
    Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost Last Friday saw Budapest Airport expand its bond with Birmingham as Jet2.com launched a twice-weekly service to the UK Midlands airport. Investing in the Hungarian gateway’s W19/20 network sees the airline contribute an additional 17,000 seats to the market between Hungary’s capital city and Birmingham this season. “The […]
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  • Lufthansa baut Vielfliegerprogramm um November 12, 2019
    Lufthansa baut das Statusprogramm um. Es soll fĂźr die Kundschaft zukĂźnftig ein leicht verständliches und transparentes Sammelsystem fĂźr das Erreichen und Erhalten der Vielfliegerlevel Frequent Traveller, Senator und HON Circle sein. Loyalität gegenĂźber den Airlines der Lufthansa Group wird dabei stärker belohnt als bisher. FĂźr besonders langjährige Treue ernennen die Fluggesellschaften zudem ihre Gäste zukĂźnftig […]
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  • Thomas Cook sagt DurchfĂźhrung von Reisen ab 1. Januar 2020 ab November 12, 2019
    Reisen der deutschen Thomas Cook-Veranstalter mit Abreisedatum ab 01. Januar 2020 kĂśnnen, auch wenn sie teilweise oder gänzlich bezahlt wurden, aus insolvenzrechtlichen GrĂźnden nicht angetreten werden. Die davon betroffenen Gäste werden so schnell wie mĂśglich proaktiv von den Veranstaltern informiert. Dies gilt fĂźr die Veranstaltermarken Thomas Cook Signature, Thomas Cook Signature Finest Selection, Neckermann Reisen, […]
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  • Tourismus in Deutschland September 2019 November 8, 2019
    Im September 2019 gab es in den Beherbergungsbetrieben in Deutschland 47,8 Millionen Übernachtungen in- und ausländischer Gäste. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen weiter mitteilt, war dies ein Plus von 1,3 % gegenĂźber September 2018. Die Übernachtungszahl von Gästen aus dem Ausland sank um 1,7 % auf 8,1 Millionen. Die Zahl der Übernachtungen […]
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  • UFO schließt umfassende Vereinbarung mit Lufthansa November 12, 2019
    Die Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation (UFO) e.V. vermeldet einen Erfolg bei den Gesprächen mit der Lufthansa. In einer Mitteilung der Kabinenvertretung schreibt UFO: Lufthansa und UFO haben in Gesprächen, die Ăźber das Wochenende bis zum heutigen Nachmittag (12. November 2019) andauerten, eine weitreichende und umfassende LĂśsung gefunden. Details dazu werden wir auf einer gemeinsamen Pressekonferenz am […]
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  • AUMA verĂśffentlicht Auslandsmesseprogramm 2020 November 12, 2019
    Messetermine und Kontaktdaten fĂźr die Auslandsmessebeteiligungen des Bundes und der Länder enthält die BroschĂźre „Auslandsmesseprogramme der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Bundesländer 2020“, die der AUMA – Verband der deutschen Messewirtschaft jetzt herausgegeben hat. Der AUMA ist Mitveranstalter der Gemeinschaftsbeteiligungen des Bundes, auf denen sich deutsche Unternehmen zu gĂźnstigen Konditionen präsentieren kĂśnnen. Das Bundesministerium fĂźr Wirtschaft […]
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  • Lufthansa baut das Vielfliegerprogramm um November 12, 2019
    Lufthansa baut das Statusprogramm um. Es soll fĂźr die Kundschaft zukĂźnftig ein leicht verständliches und transparentes Sammelsystem fĂźr das Erreichen und Erhalten der Vielfliegerlevel Frequent Traveller, Senator und HON Circle sein. Loyalität gegenĂźber den Airlines der Lufthansa Group wird dabei stärker belohnt als bisher. FĂźr besonders langjährige Treue ernennen die Fluggesellschaften zudem ihre Gäste zukĂźnftig […]
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  • Bahamas Tourism Minister attends Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and praises organizers for exclusively promoting The Bahamas November 12, 2019
    Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar, Bahamas Tourism Minister, recently attended the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) which made a big splash in support of The Bahamas, and which proved to be an amazing opportunity for the Minister and The Islands Of The Bahamas.  Dubbed FLIBS-4-Bahamas (#FLIBS4Bahamas), the United States Boat Shows at Informa Markets […]
  • Malta launches key focuses for 2020 November 12, 2019
    As the end of the year approaches, Malta is looking towards what’s in store for 2020. The archipelago combined of Malta, Gozo and Comino will place huge emphasis on four key areas: gastronomy, sustainability, wellness and the launch of a new trail booklet. With an abundance of activities and over 300 days of beautiful sunny […]
  • Centara strengthens management team with key Commercial and Development appointments November 12, 2019
    Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality company, has further strengthened its executive management team with the recent appointments of two highly experienced hotel industry professionals. Tabatha Ramsay, an Australian national with more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, has joined the company as Vice President Commercial, overseeing sales, revenue and distribution, […]
  • What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November November 12, 2019
    Grand Bahama Island has already rebounded from Hurricane Dorian with a handful of reopenings this month.  Many of its hotels and attractions have reopened or plan to do so shortly, while cruise ships have resumed calling to the island and the airport plans to resume international service this month. The Islands Of The Bahamas are […]
  • The Seychelles Tourism Board takes the Seychelles to Los Angeles November 11, 2019
    The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) recently conducted a ‘Seychelles product & destination training’ for a group of 45 Los Angeles based tourism professionals. The session was conducted by the STB Regional Director for Africa and the Americas, Mr. David Germain, who presented the products and services available in the Seychelles for the North American travelers […]
  • Geoffrey Lipman joins Honors Circle African Tourism Board November 11, 2019
    Professor Geoffrey Lipman accepted to join the Honors Circle and Advisory Board of the African Tourism Board (ATB) The certificate was handed to Professor Lipman by Doris Woerfel, CEO of ATB after the UNWTO Ministerial event at World Travel Market in London last week. Professor Geoffrey Lipman leads SUN. Former top exec in IATA, WTTC and UNWTO, […]
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  • Interview: A new era at Champagne Taittinger November 12, 2019
    Finding value in St-Emilion English wine: Status report and top wines to try Wine Legend: Dow’s Vintage Port 1955 Ramiiisol Vineyards’ debut releases reviewed Interview: A new era at Champagne Taittinger Gian Annibale Rossi di Medelana dies
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  • Gian Annibale Rossi di Medelana dies November 11, 2019
    Finding value in St-Emilion English wine: Status report and top wines to try Wine Legend: Dow’s Vintage Port 1955 Ramiiisol Vineyards’ debut releases reviewed Gian Annibale Rossi di Medelana dies Average British drinker consumes 108 bottles of wine a year
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  • Sardinia: Experience the wines for a taste adventure November 9, 2019
    What is Old is New Again There are many reasons to visit Sardinia, an island that has become a go-to destination thanks to the PR efforts of the rich and famous Aga Khan and his friends. Today it is populated by global celebrities who spend the warm days and cool nights on their yachts, in […]
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  • Average British drinker consumes 108 bottles of wine a year November 8, 2019
    Gaja Barbaresco – A taste of the greats Anson: Why Château Lafleur ‘doesn’t play by the usual rules of Bordeaux’ Coup de Foudre – striking Napa wines Best Christmas market cities for wine lovers Average British drinker consumes 108 bottles of wine a year How to serve wine to a president
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  • How to serve wine to a president November 8, 2019
    Gaja Barbaresco – A taste of the greats Anson: Why Château Lafleur ‘doesn’t play by the usual rules of Bordeaux’ Coup de Foudre – striking Napa wines Best Christmas market cities for wine lovers How to serve wine to a president Photo highlights: Decanter Fine Wine Encounter 2019
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  • Invitation to Readers: Mufi Hannemann speaks at the Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association November 12, 2019
    Hawaii news Online readers are invited to attend the Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Guest speaker is Mufi Hannemann, President & CEO of the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association. His organization represents Over 700 lodging properties and businesses through education, advocacy, and philanthropy. This will be a particularly good opportunity […]
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  • Hawaii named #1 Top Glamping Destination this winter November 7, 2019
    Contrary to what most might think, camping is NOT just a summer activity, and Hawaii residents are proving that to be true – Hawaii has just been named the #1 best glamping (luxury camping) destination in the US this winter, according to a recent report issued by the outdoor experts. Top 10 US Glamping Destinations […]
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  • Hawaii Tourism Authority: Hawaii vacation rentals up 22.9 percent in 2019 November 1, 2019
    Hawaii Tourism Authority: Hawaii vacation rentals up 22.9 percent in 2019 The State of Hawaii has experienced record levels of visitor arrivals over the last seven years. However, during this time the number of traditional lodging units, such as hotels, condominium hotels, and timeshare resorts has increased minimally. In 2017, the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) […]
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  • Visitors spent $13.35 billion in Hawaii so far in 2019 October 31, 2019
    Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $13.35 billion in the first three quarters of 2019, which is relatively similar (-0.1%) to the same period in 2018, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). Visitor spending includes lodging, interisland airfare, shopping, food, car rental and other expenses while […]
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  • Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking October 28, 2019
    Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association (HLTA) are sponsoring workshops in the “Campaign for a Safer Community.” Hoola Na Pua, a Hawaii nonprofit working to combat sex trafficking, is holding symposiums across the state on November 4-7, from 8 a.m. till […]
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  • Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC? November 10, 2019
    The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center met with its Board of Governors last week on Sunday in London. Under the leadership of the University of the West Indies and Professor Lloyd Waller and Jamaica Tourism Minister Edward Bartlett, the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) was established in Jamaica to deal…
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  • Guam Visitors Bureau: Over 200 offers available in eighth year of Shop Guam e-Festival November 7, 2019
    The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that 142 local businesses are taking part in the eighth annual Shop Guam e-festival, providing 208 special offers to island residents and visitors. The GVB signature event launches on Thursday, November 10, 2019, and will run through Thursday, February 10, 2019. “With over 200 exclusive offers…
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  • Gastronomic tourism forum explores strategies for building competitive advantage in Thailand November 3, 2019
    SAWASDEE: Bangkok, 30 September 2019 – Research into gastronomic tourism in Thailand and how to explore strategies for building a competitive advantage produced surprising results with only 40 per cent of respondents claiming they knew Thai food and beverage well.Under funding from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT), researchers polled 581 travellers in a…
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  • TAT highlights Bangkok and six unique locations for Loi Krathong Festival 2019 November 3, 2019
    SAWASDEE: Bangkok – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting multiple Loi Krathong Festival 2019 celebrations in Bangkok and six unique destinations – Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Tak, Ayutthaya, Samut Songkhram and Roi Et – to celebrate one of the Kingdom’s oldest and most colourful traditions.Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said, “Loi Krathong is among…
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  • LGBT Meeting Professionals Association announces more member benefits October 24, 2019
    LGBT Meeting Professionals Association announces more member benefits Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announces new member benefits including the first LGBT Supplier Diversity resource guide and a new member portal with educational content, mentoring, and professional development opportunities. The new benefits also include a Members Guide and Forum are designed to build…
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  • Dine in the comfort of your own home! Centara Grand at CentralWorld to be first five-star hotel in Bangkok to partner with GrabFood November 7, 2019
    For the first time ever in Bangkok, you can now bring the luxury of hotel dining to the comfort of your own home or office since Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is now partnering with GrabFood! Treat yourself without the frustration of sitting in the city’s traffic, with a range of menu […]
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  • Untitled October 16, 2019
    Welcome to Germany! Coming soon: German Tourism Board Best travel deals to Germany Latest information on travel to Germany click here to visit www.germantourismboard.com 
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  • Centara offerst at least 20% off every online rate September 18, 2019
    Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has launched an amazing new promotion that offers at least 20% off every online rate. Under this enticing offer, which runs throughout September 2019, members of Centara The1, the group’s global loyalty programme, who book
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  • ‘Supremacist’ India has lost the way of Gandhi – Pakistani FM November 12, 2019
    Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has accused India’s government of straying from the path of non-violence espoused by Mahatma Gandhi, and embracing Hindu extremism, after a controversial Supreme Court decision. “India of today is not India of Gandhi and Nehru,” Qureshi told reporters on Tuesday. “It is now Hindustan, which is dominated by supremacist […]
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  • One giant leap for robot-kind? Russian humanoid robots slated for spacewalks & moon missions November 12, 2019
    The Russian robot that traveled to the International Space Station (ISS) could soon be upgraded to carry out spacewalks and even participate in missions to the moon. The Skybot F-850, also known as FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research), was used back in August when he came on board the Soyuz MS-14 carrying supplies to […]
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  • Dead on arrival? Disney Plus experiences major outage right after launch November 12, 2019
    Disney’s brand new streaming service, destined to rival the mighty Netflix, has fallen at the first hurdle, stumbling out of the gate directly after launch as widespread outages have been reported across the US. The entertainment behemoth has teased the successor to online streaming for months, including an obnoxious three-hour long trailer, only for the […]
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  • Putin & Xi to launch strategic natural gas pipeline from Russia to China in December November 12, 2019
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will take part in the launching ceremony of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline, set to be held next month. While the leaders will not be physically present at the event, they will join via a teleconference, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov told media on […]
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  • Israeli settlement products must be labeled as coming from occupied lands, top EU court rules November 12, 2019
    Any produce made in Israeli-occupied West Bank settlements must be labeled as such so that the European consumer isn’t misled by the generic ‘Made in Israel’ tag, a top EU court said in a landmark ruling. European Union member states must now mark products originating from Israeli settlements, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled […]
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  • Nigeria: African Carriers Lose U.S.$1.54 On Every Passenger – IATA November 12, 2019
    Lagos — African carriers lose $1.54 for every passenger they carry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said. According to IATA 2018 statistics, African airlines carried 92 million passengers which represents 2.1 per cent of global market share and up 5.5% over 2017. IATA, which represents 290 airlines carrying 80 per cent of global […]
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  • China looks to import Russian pork to cover domestic shortages due to African swine fever November 12, 2019
    Russian meat producer Cherkizovo is in talks to supply pork to China. The world’s biggest pork consumer is facing a major deficit of the meat after African swine fever wiped out half its pig livestock. Several Chinese companies are interested in Russia supplying pork to the local market and working with Cherkizovo Group, the firm […]
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  • These genius translation devices will forever change the way you travel November 12, 2019
    You may have “hello” and “thank you” mastered, but when the conversation gets real, you can count on these trusty translation devices to have your back. Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Best voice assistant […]
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  • Here’s how to NOT get banned from WhatsApp November 12, 2019
    Tech censorship is nothing new, but a recent spate of permanent bans from the WhatsApp messaging service has users the world over spooked. Here’s your guide to keeping your nose clean and avoiding a ban. In February, WhatsApp announced how it intended to fight spam and abuse without the need to invade users’ privacy. One […]
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  • Stunning moment meteor lights up skies over Missouri caught on VIDEO November 12, 2019
    Stunning moment meteor lights up skies over Missouri caught on filmSome sleepless folks in the state of Missouri were lucky enough to spot and film what appeared to be a bright meteor streaking through the night sky. The meteor traversed overhead on Monday night, catching the eyes of those who were still awake in and […]
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  • Macron & Trump to meet ahead of NATO summit in December November 12, 2019
    French President Emmanuel Macron plans to meet with US President Donald Trump ahead of the December 3-4 NATO summit in London. Macron tweeted that he had an “excellent discussion” with Trump on Monday evening about Syria, Iran and the NATO military alliance. They evoked “lots of convergences,” he said. The phone call comes after Macron […]
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  • Inartificial intelligence: Russian students win big at 2019 world robotics championship November 12, 2019
    Russian teams showed off the best of their engineering talent, scoring huge wins at this year’s World Robot Olympiad where they competed with teams from 71 countries. Over 1,100 young talents flocked to Gyor, Hungary for the 2019 World Robot Olympiad (WRO). The organizers encouraged students to generate innovative ideas that “will help save energy, […]
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  • Attack hits home of Islamic Jihad official in Damascus, killing his son, after Israel struck top Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza November 12, 2019
    A strike on a Damascus home belonging to an Islamic Jihad official has killed the man’s son, in what appears to be part of an Israeli operation to assassinate leaders of the Palestinian militant group in Gaza and Syria. Islamic Jihad issued a statement on Tuesday confirming the attack, identifying the official as Akram al-Ajouri. […]
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  • New VIDEOS shed light on antiques-filled life of St. Petersburg professor who shot & dismembered young lover November 12, 2019
    Russian investigators have released footage of a distinguished Napoleonic-era scholar throwing a package allegedly containing severed arms of his girlfriend into a river along with the video of his curiosities-filled apartment. Oleg Sokolov, 63-year-old St Petersburg University professor and Legion of Honor recipient, confessed to the killing of his graduate-student-turned-lover over the weekend, after police […]
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  • Israel assassinates top Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza strike, militant group vows retaliation November 12, 2019
    The Israeli military has killed a top commander in Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian armed group based in the Gaza Strip, accusing the militant of carrying out attacks on Israel and planning new ones. Tel Aviv announced that the commander, Abu Al-Atta, had been killed in an airstrike on a residential building in Gaza’s Shejaia district […]
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  • African Tourism Board shined again, again and again November 12, 2019
    African Tourism Board executives shined last week during the World Travel Market, the Tourism Resilience Council meeting, the International Tourism Investment summit, WTTC meeting, PATA meeting, the UNWTO Ministerial Meeting, the Global Tourism Resilience Board Meeting and during the SunX event, the ETOA Brexit discussion. All of this was part of a busy agenda attended […]
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  • Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala positioned as an African Leader: Cemented November 11, 2019
    The African Tourism Board cemented Kenya’s Tourism Minister standing as a long year recognized African tourism leader last week in London. Kenya has been seen as a driving force in African Tourism activities for many years. When ATB invited the longest-serving tourism minster H.E. Najib Balala to enter into the prestigious Honors Circle of the […]
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  • Look no further than Sandals Resorts? More to a CNN report… November 9, 2019
    Want a luxury, all-inclusive vacation experience in Jamaica? Look no further than Sandals Resorts. This is the message CNN telling the world in a report published in October. A combination of recent surveys among travelers from the United States, Canada, and the U.K confirms  Sandals is in fact the number one and number two choice […]
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  • Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers November 13, 2019
    Emirates‘ first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by allowing passengers who are disembarking from their cruise ships to check-in for their onward Emirates flight at the same facility. The new terminal service will further enhance Dubai’s position as a premier international cruise destination and
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  • Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists November 12, 2019
    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the U.A.E., announced today an increase in the frequency of flight routes from its base of Abu Dhabi to Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. This comes just one month after Saudi Arabia announced that it’s opening up tourism to visitors from 49 different countries – including the U.S.
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  • Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019 November 12, 2019
    Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for October 2019, recorded 83.3% load factor in that month. According to the October 2019 traffic results, total number of passengers carried increased by 1.9% to 6.6 million. Domestic load factor was 86.2% and international load factor was 82.9%. International-to-international transfer passengers (transit
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  • Urgently needed: Global Oversight of Travel Advisories November 5, 2019
    The Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon Edmund Bartlett is taking an important step in saying there is a need for global oversight of travel advisories issued for destinations. The Minister made the call at the World Travel Market (WTM), which is being staged in London November 4 to 2019. Speaking on a WTM panelContinue […]
    Juergen Steinmetz
  • Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks his silence October 14, 2019
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