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Airlines Globally Are Signing Up To Fight Human Trafficking, Up To 60% Of Which Involves Air Travel

7 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Nearly 26 million people will become human trafficking victims this year - 75% of them women and children. About 60% of them will cross international borders - and perhaps as many as 5.6 million them aboard commercial airlines.
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Baltimore-Washington Airport proposes $60 million concourse for Southwest Airlines

Baltimore-Washington Airport proposes $60 million concourse for Southwest Airlines

7 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

WI Thurgood Marshall Airport wants the state to spend $60 million to expand Concourse A to handle Southwest Airlines' growth.
Southwest is Baltimore-Washington International's top airline firm. It is accounting for 68 percent of the airport's passengers last year, or 18.2 million people.
The plans call for adding five new gates and passenger waiting areas as well as food and retail concession space and restrooms in a 55,000-square-foot addition, according to the Maryland Aviation Administration.
The passenger hold rooms will be large enough to accommodate the 175 people Southwest's new...
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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 ...

Idea crafted to lure more international tourists

Idea crafted to lure more international tourists

Forget about traditional shopping for lace, pottery and jewellery. If Fáilte Ireland has its way, visitors will soon be finding out how to make their own. The agency is all set... Read more ...

United Airlines to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference 2019

United Airlines to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference 2019

United Airlines will present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, February 20. United Airlines' Vice President of Pricing and Revenue Management Dave Bartels... Read more ...

Turkey is now a preferred destination for medical tourism

Turkey is now a preferred destination for medical tourism

Medical tourism Turkey has recently made significant investments in health tourism, especially in city hospitals and thermal facilities, and has become a focus of foreign... Read more ...

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

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

Abu Dhabi National Hotels is looking to acquire hotels in emirates across the UAE following its acquisition of five Emaar Hospitality Group hotels in a $600 million deal in... Read more ...

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

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

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 ...