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

4 days 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

4 days 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

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Turkish Airlines continues its growth trend without slowing down

Turkish Airlines continues its growth trend without slowing down

Turkish Airlines, that announced the results of June 2018 passenger and cargo traffic, achieved the highest rate of Load Factor in the first six months of its history with a... Read more ...

Four Seasons Hotel Milano Introduces Exclusive Lake Como Escape

Four Seasons Hotel Milano Introduces Exclusive Lake Como Escape

This summer, Four Seasons Hotel Milano will welcome travellers to a luxury hideaway on the shores of Lake Como. Exclusively available to guests of Four Seasons Hotel Milano... Read more ...

India taking active steps to enhance Buddhist tourism

India taking active steps to enhance Buddhist tourism

NEW DELHI: The Indian government is paving the way for Buddhists across the globe to walk in the footsteps of the Buddha. The move is part of the tourism ministry's aim to woo... Read more ...

Rwanda to open Gishwati-Mukura National park for visitors next year

Rwanda to open Gishwati-Mukura National park for visitors next year

Rwanda will open the Gishwati-Mukura National park to visitors next year for further expanding the country's tourism offerings.The Rwanda Development Board said that the plans... Read more ...

Jamaica tourism minister says that the country is being positioned as a...

Jamaica tourism minister says that the country is being positioned as a smart destination

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett said that Jamaica is being positioned as a smart destination.This is through the use of digital platforms to strategize... Read more ...

Virginia tourism slogan distorted, offender sued

Virginia tourism slogan distorted, offender sued

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia has used “Virginia is for Lovers” as a slogan to promote tourism in the state for almost half a century.So, when state tourism officials noticed an... Read more ...

Indian tourism ministry allocates Rs 50 cores for Govardhan Parikrama

Indian tourism ministry allocates Rs 50 cores for Govardhan Parikrama

Indian tourism ministry allocates Rs 50 crore for Govardhan Parikrama in order to promote tourism. Read more ...

Airbnb says that astro-tourism is the next big thing in travel

Airbnb says that astro-tourism is the next big thing in travel

Airbnb has flagged astro-tourism as the next big thing in travel. The home-sharing app has said that strong growth has been indicated in travel linked to astronomical events... Read more ...

United Airlines flight makes an emergency landing at SFO

United Airlines flight makes an emergency landing at SFO

A United Airlines flight 863 made a safe emergency landing at 12:35 a.m. It was headed to Sydney when it had to turn around and come back to SFO. The passengers say one of the... Read more ...