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  • Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first October 15, 2019
    Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the center of the journey and to achieve greater efficiency from infrastructure. The call came during […]
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  • Completion: Al Irfan Theatre at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre October 15, 2019
    Completion: Al Irfan Theatre at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) — the Sultanate’s executive arm for tourism development — announced its successful completion of the construction work package of Madinat Al Irfan Theatre as part of the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) project. OCEC has recently hosted regional and […]
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  • Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis October 15, 2019
    Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan over the weekend. Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went missing after Typhoon Hagibis devastated Japan over the weekend. Official reports state the death toll now stands at 66, but insiders expect this number to increase. According to […]
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  • Armenia Tourism: The oldest country records more visitors October 15, 2019
    Armenia Tourism: The oldest country records more visitors The majestic beauty of its towering mountains, beautiful topography, rich heritage and culture, delicious food, historic sites dating back thousands of years, adventures. This is the message ​on armenia.travel. Armenia is a nation, and former Soviet republic, in the mountainous Caucasus region between Asia and Europe. Among […]
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  • Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028 October 15, 2019
    Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028 Joseph Ari, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  said forecast has shown that Nigeria would be earning N12 billion  ($33 Million) from the tourism sector by the year 2028, and the industry will create over 100 million jobs in Nigeria. ITF is set to […]
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  • Hong Kong protests send tourism into a free fall October 15, 2019
    Hong Kong protests send tourism into a free fall Even though tourism in Hong Kong right now is in a free fall due to the ongoing protests, what it means for travelers is bargains galore. Some of the best hotel rates and tours are being offered to those interested in traveling to the city. Thanks […]
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  • Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world? October 15, 2019
    Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world? The Andaz Abu Dhabi is the best secret and best hotel bargain in the world – at least at certain times of the year. As a member of the Hyatt Hotels and Resort Group, this luxury convention hotel in Abu Dhabi is different and […]
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  • Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft October 15, 2019
    Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia’s ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, in which 41 people died and 10 were injured, has not affected ‘commercial demand’ for these aircraft. “This was not […]
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  • How to get an operating permit for self-driving passenger cars? October 14, 2019
    How to get an operating permit for self-driving passenger cars? Since no one is driving a driverless car, a driver’s license is not required, but an operating permit to put such a car on the road, of course, is necessary. The government of Cangzhou city in northern China’s Hebei Province granted a total of 30 […]
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  • How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier? October 14, 2019
    How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier? Union Pay is a Chinese Credit card that can be used in more than 150 countries around the globe. Chinese tourists and business travelers rely on this form of payment. In addition to hotels and tourist attractions in Russia,   Chinese visitors can now pay […]
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  • Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots October 14, 2019
    Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots More than 8,000 demonstrators managed to storm Barcelona’s El Prat Airport  Dozens of flights have been canceled, leading to air traffic collapse and leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. Some of the passengers also barely escaped the clashes between police and the angry crowds. Barcelona’s El Prat Airport […]
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  • Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train October 14, 2019
    Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train Southern Rail train passengers are being warned to expect severe disruption after a person was hit by a train between the Horsham, Haywards Heath station and Gatwick Airport in the UK. Southern Rail issued the travel advisory via Twitter stating: “It is with great sadness that we […]
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  • Desire to travel motivates millennials to work October 14, 2019
    Desire to travel motivates millennials to work According to a survey of more than 1,600 millennials, travel is a surprisingly popular motivator for why millennials work. 63% of millennials say the desire to travel is their primary reason to work, second only to paying for basic necessities (83%) and well ahead of more traditional reasons […]
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  • What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe? October 14, 2019
    What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe? Where are the most boring travel and tourism city destinations? According to Russian visitors, Helsinki is the most boring city for Russian travelers. Perhaps virtual tourism to Helsinki is more fun according to a virtual event last year  Second place with 25% of the vote […]
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  • Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco October 14, 2019
    Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to the unaffected majority of the Bahamas. Just a month after the historic event, Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the trade association that represents the mutual interests […]
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  • Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever! October 14, 2019
    Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever! According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in and the island can now boast that seven out of the eight months thus far have recorded unprecedented growth in visitor arrivals. […]
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  • Chelsea Film Festival returns to New York October 14, 2019
    Chelsea Film Festival returns to New York The four-day international Chelsea Film Festival is back for a 7th edition in New York, from October 17th to 20th 2019. The event showcases the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors from around the world with screenings of independent shorts, feature-length films and documentaries. Founded by the […]
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  • WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies October 14, 2019
    WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against the European Union and Airbus-producing countries Britain, France, Germany, and Spain. The ruling was a formality after a WTO arbitrator awarded a […]
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  • 15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019 October 14, 2019
    15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019 From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over the course of three days almost 15,000 travel industry experts attended the fair, and over 600 exhibitors participated from 35 countries and 41 Russian regions. The expo […]
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  • Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America October 14, 2019
    Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America The Israel Ministry of Tourism has appointed Eyal Carlin as the new Tourism Commissioner for North America. In this new position, Carlin will oversee all business partnerships and developments, marketing strategy and public relations efforts across the United States and Canada in efforts to […]
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  • UFO ruft zu Streik bei der Lufthansa auf October 14, 2019
    Mit einer Videobotschaft des stellvertretenden UFO-Vorsitzenden Daniel Flohr hat die Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation (UFO) am 14. Oktober 2019 bekanntgegeben, wo und wann gestreikt wird. Der Streik hat sich angekündigt. Zunächst soll am Sonntag von 06 Uhr bis 11 Uhr in Frankfurt und München die Arbeit niedergelegt werden. „Wir rufen zu dieser Zeit alle Flugbegleiter und […]
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  • Spaltet United Airlines die Star Alliance? October 14, 2019
    Sinn und Zweck einer Airline Alliance ist es, die Loyalität der Kundschaft unterschiedlicher Fluggesellschaften zu erhöhen. Dabei sollte, folgt man dem gesunden Menschenverstand, jeder Passagier des Verbunds gleich behandelt werden. United Airlines mit seinem Vielfliegerprogramm „Mileage Plus“ hat nun angekündigt, einer solchen Praxis den Rücken zu kehren. Demnächst wird UA das Star Alliance Netzwerk in […]
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  • Beherbergungsbetriebe mit Übernachtungsplus im August October 11, 2019
    Im August 2019 gab es in den Beherbergungsbetrieben in Deutschland 57,9 Millionen Übernachtungen in- und ausländischer Gäste. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen weiter mitteilt, war dies ein Plus von 3,4 % gegenüber August 2018. Die Übernachtungszahl von Gästen aus dem Ausland stieg um 0,8 % auf 10,7 Millionen. Die Zahl der Übernachtungen von Gästen aus dem Inland nahm im […]
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  • Jeder dritte Geschäftsreisende würde für ruhigen Arbeitsplatz zahlen October 15, 2019
    Umsteigezeiten sind meist unproduktiv. Darum würde jeder dritte Geschäftsreisende dafür zahlen, am Bahnhof oder Flughafen ungestört arbeiten zu können. Denn Produktivität ist nicht nur im Büro wichtig, auch unterwegs wollen viele Dienstreisende wichtige Aufgaben erledigen. 40 Prozent der Reisezeit beispielsweise in der Bahn wird für berufliche Tätigkeiten verwendet. Die Wartezeit auf Flugzeug oder Bahn hingegen […]
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  • Deutsche Bahn verärgert Geschäftskunden mit neuem Preismodell October 14, 2019
    Der Verband Deutsches Reisemanagement e. V. (VDR) sieht in der zum kommenden Fahrplanwechsel angekündigten Tarifreform für Geschäftskunden der Deutschen Bahn eine massive Benachteiligung von Geschäftsreisenden. Der DB-Konzern hatte unter anderem mitgeteilt, dass der für viele Unternehmen attraktive Großkundenrabatt ab dem 1. Januar 2020 nur noch auf den sogenannten Flexpreis Business gewährt wird. Für diesen müssen […]
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  • UFO ruft zu Streik bei der Lufthansa auf October 14, 2019
    Mit einer Videobotschaft des stellvertretenden UFO-Vorsitzenden Daniel Flohr hat die Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation (UFO) am 14. Oktober 2019 bekanntgegeben, wo und wann gestreikt wird. Der Streik hat sich angekündigt. Zunächst soll am Sonntag von 06 Uhr bis 11 Uhr in Frankfurt und München die Arbeit niedergelegt werden. „Wir rufen zu dieser Zeit alle Flugbegleiter und […]
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  • 15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019 October 14, 2019
    From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over the course of three days almost 15,000 travel industry experts attended the fair, and over 600 exhibitors participated from 35 countries and 41 Russian regions. The expo showcased developments in a range of sectors, such as […]
  • Jamaica welcomes 700,000 more visitors over 3 years: Earnings to reach US3.7 billion October 14, 2019
    Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has indicated that Jamaica has welcomed an unprecedented seven hundred thousand (700,000) visitors over the last three years. The tourism minister also highlighted that the island is set to earn US3.7Billion by the end of the year, which represents an almost doubling of foreign exchange over the same period. […]
  • PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker makes another record-breaking year October 14, 2019
    The casino industry has always been lucrative. With its allure to the risk-loving individuals with high testosterone levels, the industry has made billions and even trillions of dollars. With the popularization of Internet services and the real money casino online games, the industry has seen even more revenues. The reason is simple: the players can […]
  • London Travel Week Announces Key Events October 12, 2019
    Taking place from the 1 to 7 November 2019, London Travel Week will bring together industry events and become the largest festival supporting the global travel and tourism industry in the world. The new kid in the mix is discreetly emerging as a still sleeping giant, the International Tourism & Investment Conference on November 1 […]
  • Tourism Resilience Centre partners with Global Council October 11, 2019
    Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has partnered with the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council, which is based in London. The Resilience Council provides a platform for professionals from various industries to share information and best practices regarding resilience, crises and disasters – […]
  • Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives Wins Leading All-inclusive Resort at 2019 SATA Awards October 11, 2019
    Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives was named Leading All-Inclusive Resort at the South Asian Travel Association’s 4th Annual – SATA Awards 2019. The winners were announced at a gala evening ceremony held recently in Galle, Sri Lanka. This year’s SATA Awards featured more than 700 nominations across a wide range of hospitality industry […]
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  • Chanel to make Provence rosé after winery purchase October 15, 2019
    First Taste: Penfolds Bin 111A Shiraz 2016 Inside Cheval des Andes – A New World ‘grand cru’ Anson: Breaking out of the appellation price ceiling From the archive: Vosne superstars: Tasting Grivot and Méo-Camuzet Chanel to make Provence rosé after winery purchase Photo highlights: Decanter Grandi Marchi tasting 2019
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  • Photo highlights: Decanter Grandi Marchi tasting 2019 October 14, 2019
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  • Photo highlights: Decanter Grandi Marchi tasting 2019 October 14, 2019
    First Taste: Penfolds Bin 111A Shiraz 2016 Inside Cheval des Andes – A New World ‘grand cru’ Anson: Breaking out of the appellation price ceiling From the archive: Vosne superstars: Tasting Grivot and Méo-Camuzet Photo highlights: Decanter Grandi Marchi tasting 2019 Ferocious frost hits Chilean vineyards
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  • First Taste: Penfolds Bin 111A Shiraz 2016 October 14, 2019
    First Taste: Penfolds Bin 111A Shiraz 2016 Inside Cheval des Andes – A New World ‘grand cru’ Anson: Breaking out of the appellation price ceiling From the archive: Vosne superstars: Tasting Grivot and Méo-Camuzet Ferocious frost hits Chilean vineyards What mass power outages mean for California wineries
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  • Inside Cheval des Andes – A New World 'grand cru' October 13, 2019
    Inside Cheval des Andes – A New World ‘grand cru’ Anson: Breaking out of the appellation price ceiling From the archive: Vosne superstars: Tasting Grivot and Méo-Camuzet Jacky Blot: Domaine de la Taille aux Loups & Domaine de la Butte Ferocious frost hits Chilean vineyards What mass power outages mean for California wineries
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  • Hawaii Tourism awards contracts for China, Korea, Southeast Asia & Taiwan October 10, 2019
    The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for each of its 4 main markets on June 17. These markets are China, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan. HTA announced today it has awarded 4 contracts for inbound destination marketing management services for the state’s major market areas. Read the full article at […]
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  • Hawaii Tourism awards contracts for China, Korea, Southeast Asia & Taiwan October 10, 2019
    The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for each of its 4 main markets on June 17. These markets are China, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan. HTA announced today it has awarded 4 contracts for inbound destination marketing management services for the state’s major market areas. “We are pleased to be […]
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  • Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs October 9, 2019
    [embedded content] Funny Samoan show at the Polynesian cultural centre 201 The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is awarding funding to 43  cultural programs  in the Hawaiian Islands through its Kukulu Ola program for the 2020 calendar year, an increase from 28 recipients in 2019. This is in addition to the 95 programs and events HTA […]
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  • Hawaii Tourism Authority names new Vice President of Marketing and Product Development October 7, 2019
    The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that veteran Hawaii hospitality executive Pattie Herman has been appointed as vice president of marketing and product development. She will begin work on December 2. “In addition to having a long and successful career in the visitor industry, Pattie’s experience and success in the Asia market will be […]
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  • $1.5 billion: Hawaii visitor spending up 6.3 percent in August 2019 September 26, 2019
    Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.50 billion in August 2019, an increase of 6.3 percent compared to August 2018, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). It should be noted that August 2018’s results were partially impacted by concerns related to Hurricane Lane and the Kilauea […]
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  • Woman 'who couldn't get on a bus' says 1920s explorers helped her travel the world October 13, 2019
    A woman with anxiety so severe she could barely get on a bus has overcome her fears with a little help from explorers of the 1920s. Elise Wortley says she suffered from ‘crippling’ anxiety throughout her 20s but was inspired to follow in the footsteps of intrepid women from history. Often armed with as little…
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  • Woman 'who couldn't get on a bus' says 1920s explorers helped her travel the world October 13, 2019
    A woman with anxiety so severe she could barely get on a bus has overcome her fears with a little help from explorers of the 1920s. Elise Wortley says she suffered from ‘crippling’ anxiety throughout her 20s but was inspired to follow in the footsteps of intrepid women from history. Often armed with as little…
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  • Woman 'who couldn't get on a bus' says 1920s explorers helped her travel the world October 13, 2019
    A woman with anxiety so severe she could barely get on a bus has overcome her fears with a little help from explorers of the 1920s. Elise Wortley says she suffered from ‘crippling’ anxiety throughout her 20s but was inspired to follow in the footsteps of intrepid women from history. Often armed with as little…
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  • The Travel Adviser: Etiquette and the lack of civility October 13, 2019
    easyJet’s Airbus plane. (photo credit: Courtesy) Etiquette: the customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group. Etiquette is behavior that assists survival and has changed and evolved over the years. Let’s face it, Israelis and fellow members of the tribe are not known for high standards when…
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  • The Travel Adviser: Etiquette and the lack of civility October 13, 2019
    easyJet’s Airbus plane. (photo credit: Courtesy) Etiquette: the customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group. Etiquette is behavior that assists survival and has changed and evolved over the years. Let’s face it, Israelis and fellow members of the tribe are not known for high standards when…
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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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  • Travel CEO Wins World's Best Travel CRM Software & Travel Agency Software at International Travel Awards September 17, 2019
    9 Years of Unparalleled Service Recognized on World Platform  The International Travel Awards is one of the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards in the world. So, it is a matter of great pride to announce that Travel CEO is the recipient of the World's Best Travel CRM Software & Travel Agency Software awards at the ITA 2019. The ITA recognises the best players […]
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  • Chasing The Sun: 5 Ultimate Summer Locations To Travel To This Year August 6, 2019
    Cyprus Finding the perfect holiday with just the right combination of sun, sea and sand is never easy, but it is not impossible to find. With some forward planning on important documentation such as your passport and your European health card as well as planning flights and accommodation within your budget, you can have the […]
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  • UK govt halts exports to Turkey of arms that ‘might be used in military operations’ against the Kurds in Syria October 15, 2019
    UK PM Boris Johnson’s government has suspended the granting of arms export licences to Turkey for any hardware that could be used in military operations against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. The suspension follows those of Germany, France and Finland, who pledged on Monday to stop arms sales to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkish government. […]
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  • Protesters shut down key Catalonian transport routes after night of violence (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) October 15, 2019
    Following a night of violence across Catalonia in response to the sentencing of the failed secession movement’s leadership, more protests have taken place across the region on Tuesday, targeting transport infrastructure. There were widespread violent clashes across Barcelona on Monday evening with the city’s El Prat airport a major flashpoint after nine leaders of the […]
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  • Turkey to return 3mn refugees to Syria after securing border zone – Erdogan October 15, 2019
    Ankara plans to push Kurdish militias in Syria all the way from Manbij to the Iraqi border and there resettle three million refugees currently living in its territory, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. As of Tuesday morning, Turkish forces have “liberated around 1,000 square kilometer area from occupation of the separatist terror […]
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  • No more ladies & gentlemen on board! Air Canada courts woke police with gender-neutral welcome that is… EVERYONE? October 15, 2019
    Addressing passengers as ‘ladies and gentlemen’ is discriminatory against those who don’t identify as either, so let’s just call them ‘everybody,’ Air Canada has decided. So no more gentlefolk on board. Employees of the top Canadian airline were instructed to drop the long-time tradition of calling their passengers “ladies and gentlemen” (or “mesdames et messieurs” […]
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  • ‘Cultural diplomacy’: Russian America holiday proposed by Defense Ministry to promote ‘humanitarian cooperation’ October 15, 2019
    In a move that may rattle some Russia-watchers in the US, the Russian Defense Ministry suggested establishing a new holiday, the Russian America Day. The new honorary date may be set in Russia as soon as 2020. Imperial Russia was one of European nations that went to explore and colonize the New World. Geography dictated […]
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  • 'Disgraceful behavior': Bulgaria vs England UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier interrupted by repeated racist chants by fans October 15, 2019
    England’s fixture against Bulgaria in Sofia was blighted by several instances of racist behavior from home fans, including Nazi salutes and monkey chants, which prompted the referee to stop the game on two occasions. The game, which England would ultimately win 6-0, was first halted just prior to the half-hour mark with England two goals […]
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  • WATCH: Extinction Rebellion co-founder climbs UK govt building carrying hammer, as police ban XR protests from London October 15, 2019
    The co-founder of Extinction Rebellion (XR) has climbed on top of the entrance of the Department for Transport (DfT) building and hammered the glass, as London police ban activists from protesting anywhere in the capital. Gail Bradbrook was seen striking the window of the UK government building using a hammer and screwdriver on Tuesday morning, […]
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  • US wants Russia to stop being stingy & share its Arctic waters with the world October 15, 2019
    The United States intends to deprive Russia of its right to the Northern Sea Route (NSR) which lies in Arctic waters and within Russia’s Exclusive Economic Zone. That’s according to media reports, saying Washington believes that the NSR should be open to the entire world community, and not only to Russia. “The current US political […]
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  • US wants Russia to stop being stingy & share its Arctic waters with the world October 15, 2019
    The United States intends to deprive Russia of its right to the Northern Sea Route (NSR) which lies in Arctic waters and within Russia’s Exclusive Economic Zone. That’s according to media reports, saying Washington believes that the NSR should be open to the entire world community, and not only to Russia. “The current US political […]
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  • Civil training aircraft crashes in southern Turkey October 15, 2019
    A civil training aircraft crashed on Tuesday in Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya, media reports said. The plane crashed near the town of Manavgat, according to the NTV broadcaster. No casualties or damage caused by the incident were immediately reported. The incident occurred in the morning in the Kumkoy district, when a pilot lost control […]
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  • Islamabad accused of brainwashing kids over student body’s VIDEO on how ‘Hind will become Pakistan’ October 15, 2019
    An Islamist students’ organization has made quite a stir in India with a video clip, in which teenagers speak about their dreams, including one pledging to avenge every Muslim death at the hands of Indian troops. The controversial video was produced by Islamiс Jamiat-e-Talaba Pakistan, a large student organization with the goal of promoting Islam […]
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  • 2 members of all-female Islamic terrorist cell sentenced to 25+ years for botched Notre Dame bombing October 15, 2019
    Two French members of an all-female Islamic terror group linked to ISIS have been sentenced to over 25 years in prison each for their failed attempt to blow up Notre Dame cathedral with a car packed full of gas cylinders. Inès Madani and Ornella Gilligmann received 30 and 25 years in prison, respectively, on Monday […]
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  • Forget privacy abuses, liberals call to DeleteFacebook after learning Zuckerberg met with conservatives October 15, 2019
    Facebook’s history of abusing users’ trust by sharing their private data with corporate partners and government spooks pales in comparison to its CEO’s decision to sit down with prominent conservatives, for some. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been meeting with conservative commentators, journalists, and politicians in “small, off-the-record dinners” and “informal talks,” Politico revealed on […]
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  • Syrian Army ‘enters city of Manbij’ at the height of Turkish offensive against Kurds October 15, 2019
    The Syrian Arab Army has entered the northeastern city of Manbij, state media has reported. The deployment comes amid the ongoing Turkish operation against the Kurdish-led militias, which control several towns in the border area. State news agency SANA broke the news on Monday, confirming the earlier sightings of the Syrian troops in the area, […]
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  • ‘Madrid sealed Spain’s fate’: Salmond on pro-independence Catalan martyrs sentenced to 100 years in prison October 15, 2019
    By sentencing nine Catalan politicians to a total 100 years in prison for “sedition” over nonviolent resistance, Madrid has made them martyrs and signed its death warrant, former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond told RT. The Spanish court’s sentencing of nine Catalan politicians to between nine and 13 years in prison each for the archaic […]
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  • Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world? October 15, 2019
    The Andaz Abu Dhabi is the best secret and best hotel bargain in the world – at least at certain times of the year. As a member of the Hyatt Hotels and Resort Group, this luxury convention hotel in Abu Dhabi is different and has it all. The 189-room hotel occupies floors 18 to 33 […]
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  • 15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019 October 14, 2019
    From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over the course of three days almost 15,000 travel industry experts attended the fair, and over 600 exhibitors participated from 35 countries and 41 Russian regions. The expo showcased developments in a range of sectors, such as […]
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  • Sports tourism sector at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau October 13, 2019
    The growing sports tourism sector has taken centre stage at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau, SAR with the first ‘SPORTSTECH’ edition of the World Tourism Organization’s Tourism Tech Adventures initiative celebrating the most disruptive ideas and innovators from around the world. As the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reports that rising numbers of tourists […]
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  • Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft October 15, 2019
    According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia’s ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, in which 41 people died and 10 were injured, has not affected ‘commercial demand’ for these aircraft. “This was not related to flight safety. This was an issue linked to a human
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  • Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots October 14, 2019
    More than 8,000 demonstrators managed to storm Barcelona’s El Prat Airport  Dozens of flights have been canceled, leading to air traffic collapse and leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. Some of the passengers also barely escaped the clashes between police and the angry crowds. Barcelona’s El Prat Airport has become a scene of brutal clashes between
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  • WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies October 14, 2019
    The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against the European Union and Airbus-producing countries Britain, France, Germany, and Spain. The ruling was a formality after a WTO arbitrator awarded a record right to retaliate over illegal subsidies this month. WTO authorized Washington to impose
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  • Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks his silence October 14, 2019
    As the Zimbabwe crisis worsens former long-serving Tourism Minister and candidate in the last UNWTO Secretary-General elections, Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks his silence to weigh in with a prescription on the dialogue between the two main protagonists, incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his nemesis Nelson Chamisa. The Zimbabwean hospitality industry has recently published huge nose divesContinue […]
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  • Vacation rental regulation catches up with innovation and UNWTO October 14, 2019
    Vacation rental regulations are a big issue in many parts of the world and of course for companies like AIRBNB. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published the first systematic overview of how both national governments and local authorities are addressing and managing new business models in the accommodation industry. The so-called “sharing economy” has experienced significantContinue […]
    Erik Grimaldi
  • Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network October 14, 2019
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