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U.S. Travel Industry on impeachment of President Trump

U.S. Travel Industry on impeachment of President Trump

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 10:59

U.S. Travel Industry on impeachment of President Trump The Trump slump does not apply to tourism to Tennessee. The impeachment of President Donald Trump has helped tourism in the United ... Read More

Voxel Group consolidates as one of the Best Corporate Payment Provider in the travel industry at the Business Travel Awards

Voxel Group consolidates as one of the Best Corporate Payment Provider in the travel industry at the Business Travel Awards

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 10:05

Voxel Group consolidates as one of the Best Corporate Payment Provider in the travel industry at the Business Travel Awards Voxel Group, an electronic invoicing and payments company in the ... Read More

FITUR: Spanish travelers heading to America in record numbers

FITUR: Spanish travelers heading to America in record numbers

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 08:06

FITUR: Spanish travelers heading to America in record numbers Spanish travelers are heading to America in record numbers.  The Americas became the most important long-haul destination, which attracts 53% of ... Read More

Korea-Spain Visit Years are trending: FITUR will show why

Korea-Spain Visit Years are trending: FITUR will show why

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 06:10

Korea-Spain Visit Years are trending: FITUR will show why Korea has become one of the trendiest tourist destinations in the world. Spanish visitors love trendy destinations, and they love to ... Read More

The biggest urban music beach festival in the world

The biggest urban music beach festival in the world

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 04:32

The biggest urban music beach festival in the world The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on Monday, ... Read More

Is your Pakistan Airlines pilot a fraud?

Is your Pakistan Airlines pilot a fraud?

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 01:35

Is your Pakistan Airlines pilot a fraud? The Pakistan Minister for Aviation Division, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, told the Senate that at present, 47 pilots are working for Pakistan International Airlines ... Read More

Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away

Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away

Travel talkeditor editor- January 22, 2020 01:34

Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away From Germany to Africa, Professor Dr. Markus Borner had spent about 4 decades working on wildlife conservation and nature in Tanzania, East ... Read More

Centara taps hospitality industry veteran for key Revenue and Distribution Management role

Centara taps hospitality industry veteran for key Revenue and Distribution Management role

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 23:26

Centara taps hospitality industry veteran for key Revenue and Distribution Management role Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has expanded its executive management team with the recent appointment ... Read More

Boeing: Ungrounding of 737 MAX will begin in mid-2020

Boeing: Ungrounding of 737 MAX will begin in mid-2020

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 23:23

Boeing: Ungrounding of 737 MAX will begin in mid-2020 Boeing Company today issued the following statement on the status of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft: As we have emphasized, the FAA ... Read More

FlyersRights: Boeing stock finally catching up with reality

FlyersRights: Boeing stock finally catching up with reality

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 22:08

FlyersRights: Boeing stock finally catching up with reality Boeing stock will continue to be under great pressure due to serious safety problems with the 737 MAX, the 777X, the 787, ... Read More

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Launch Layaway & Playaway Program

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Launch Layaway & Playaway Program

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 22:02

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Launch Layaway & Playaway Program The Luxury Included® resort company is excited to announce their new Layaway & Playaway program, a no fees and no interest ... Read More

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 21:34

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards Sandals Resorts International received 11 prestigious awards last night at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards™ Caribbean Gala ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Center presents $100k to Bahamas

Global Tourism Resilience Center presents $100k to Bahamas

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 20:57

Global Tourism Resilience Center presents $100k to Bahamas The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) presented a $100,000 check to the Minister of Tourism of the Bahamas for ... Read More

John Manderfeld to retire Marin Management Hotel Management

John Manderfeld to retire Marin Management Hotel Management

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 20:24

John Manderfeld to retire Marin Management Hotel Management Marin Management, Inc., a California-based hotel management company, has announced that its founder and president, John Manderfeld, will retire effective Aug. 31 ... Read More

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 19:26

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives Europe’s pilots are shocked and deeply saddened by the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752 in Iran and the killing of ... Read More

Ultra long-haul: South African Airways flies new A350 from New York to Johannesburg

Ultra long-haul: South African Airways flies new A350 from New York to Johannesburg

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 19:10

Ultra long-haul: South African Airways flies new A350 from New York to Johannesburg South African Airways (SAA) has introduced the most technology-advanced aircraft available for international ultra long-haul travel with ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Senior Vice President Global Business Development

Wings Travel Management Appoints Senior Vice President Global Business Development

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 18:39

Wings Travel Management Appoints Senior Vice President Global Business Development Wings Travel Management, a leading independent global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, ... Read More

Airbus adds A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Airbus adds A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 18:34

Airbus adds A321 production capabilities in Toulouse Following its strategy to keep its overall production system at the leading edge of technology and to increase industrial capacity and flexibility, Airbus ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to attend Caribbean Travel Market in Bahamas

Minister Bartlett to attend Caribbean Travel Market in Bahamas

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 17:05

Minister Bartlett to attend Caribbean Travel Market in Bahamas Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to attend the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Baha Mar, Bahamas. While ... Read More

IMEX Group launches ‘NATURE’ Talking Point

IMEX Group launches ‘NATURE’ Talking Point

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 16:55

IMEX Group launches ‘NATURE’ Talking Point The IMEX Group today announced that the theme of its fourth Talking Point will address the power and importance of ‘NATURE’ and will include ... Read More

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 15:43

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina Direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina were suspended after the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia and ... Read More

Routes and African Airlines Association to drive growth for Africa aviation market

Routes and African Airlines Association to drive growth for Africa aviation market

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 15:20

Routes and African Airlines Association to drive growth for Africa aviation market The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Routes have signed their first formal agreement in history. The Memorandum of ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 10:43

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, ... Read More

Why Japan is the most popular destination for Chinese tourists?

Why Japan is the most popular destination for Chinese tourists?

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 07:42

Why Japan is the most popular destination for Chinese tourists? Japan ranked first on the list of popular overseas destinations for Chinese tourists in 2019, taking the top spot from ... Read More

Mercure Vung Tau Resort: A first in Vietnam

Mercure Vung Tau Resort: A first in Vietnam

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 07:30

Mercure Vung Tau Resort: A first in Vietnam On the beachfront of Nghinh Phong Cape in southern Vietnam’s Bien Hoa Province, Accor’s Mercure Vung Tau Resort offers the perfect weekend getaway ... Read More

Four Seasons in Vancouver not up to standard: Forced to close

Four Seasons in Vancouver not up to standard: Forced to close

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 07:26

Four Seasons in Vancouver not up to standard: Forced to close The 370-room  Four Seasons Hotel opened in 1976, and since then has hosted countless celebrities, politicians and business leaders. ... Read More

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 06:52

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated Did Brexit cause a war between Germany and Britain? Guests are fleeing the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cologne. German Federal Police are evacuating ... Read More

How to survive an avalanche?

How to survive an avalanche?

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 05:56

How to survive an avalanche? If you see an avalanche coming your way think about five immediate things you can do to give yourself the best chance of surviving. When ... Read More

Hornblower Group Partners with Reserve with Google

Hornblower Group Partners with Reserve with Google

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 05:24

Hornblower Group Partners with Reserve with Google Hornblower Encore Studio, a visionary studio tasked with reshaping the guest travel experience, founded by Hornblower Group, is proud to announce the launch ... Read More

5 Travel Trends for 2020

5 Travel Trends for 2020

Travel talkeditor editor- January 21, 2020 04:35

5 Travel Trends for 2020 The new decade brings fresh trends for travel, exciting new destinations, and a growing consciousness around planning purposeful holidays. 2020 will see travelers seeking environmentally ... Read More