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Swiss-Belhotel to open 10 new hotels in major cities across the GCC and Africa in 2019

7 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Swiss-Belhotel International will be opening 10 hotels in important destinations across the GCC and Africa by next year.
Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “We have 10 new openings lined up this year and the next in addition to a series of projects under development. These will not only add some fantastic hotels to our portfolio but will allow us to penetrate new destinations such as Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and Egypt while growing our presence in existing territories. In...
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Helsinki will host the Trump-Putin summit next week - here's how the remote city became a major player in the drama between Russia and the West

Helsinki will host the Trump-Putin summit next week - here's how the remote city became a major player in the drama between Russia and the West

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Flickr Creative Commons / Giuseppe Milo
STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI - For a city of just 600,000 people on the northeast periphery of Europe, Helsinki has played an outsized role in the fraught relationship between its giant neighbor Russia and the West.
Throughout the 1945-1990 Cold War, neutral Finland navigated a precarious but pragmatic course between East and West, finding middle ground that made the capital Helsinki a hotspot for superpower talks between the Soviet Union and United States.
The Soviet Union's 1991 break-up and Finland's 1995 entry into the European Union ushered Helsinki fully...
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Welcome to Georgia

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United Airlines to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference 2019

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Turkey is now a preferred destination for medical tourism

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Abu Dhabi National Hotels eyes more acquisitions following $600m Emaar hotel...

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Many destinations are now thinking of introducing tourist tax

Many destinations are now thinking of introducing tourist tax

Countries and cities have often tried to encourage tourism, understanding the fact that visitors and the money they spend fosters economic development. However, in this age of... Read more ...

Chinese tourists choose Italy for Lunar New Year holiday

Chinese tourists choose Italy for Lunar New Year holiday

Italy is blessed to have so many iconic travel spots - Venice, Florence, the Amalfi Coast, and the Sistine Chapel in Rome; no wonder it continues to attract record numbers of... Read more ...

Travel and tourism industry has the potential to create millions of jobs

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Travel and tourism is a high-growth industry having the potential to create millions of jobs and boost employment prospects. The WTTC has said that travel and tourism in India... Read more ...

Australian tourism experiences a major growth as same-sex marriage destination

Australian tourism experiences a major growth as same-sex marriage destination

Same-sex couples from foreign countries are rushing to Australia to get hitched, beguiled by the natural beauty and marriage equality laws. The world gay travel market is... Read more ...

The UAE expects to open more new hotel rooms this year

The UAE expects to open more new hotel rooms this year

The UAE is expected to open more new hotel rooms this year than any other country outside China. STR's international pipeline data shows that the UAE is expected to open 31,517... Read more ...

Bulgarian tourism minister to open biggest tourist event in the country...

Bulgarian tourism minister to open biggest tourist event in the country - Vacation and SPA Expo

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will launch the biggest tourist event in Bulgaria - the international exhibition “Vacation and SPA Expo”. During three days of the... Read more ...