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Abseil Teams Tackle Steep Conditions to Protect Railway Cutting from Rockfalls

ABSEIL TEAMS TACKLE STEEP CONDITIONS TO PROTECT RAILWAY CUTTING FROM ROCKFALLS

Specialist abseiling teams are protecting a section of Victorian-built railway in Warwickshire to prevent delays caused by rockfalls.

Hackney Wick Station Wins Prestigious Design Award

HACKNEY WICK STATION WINS PRESTIGIOUS DESIGN AWARD

The re-developed Hackney Wick station has won a prestigious Institution of Civil Engineers London award ahead of a strong group of...

 
 
 
New Exhibition Shows how the Thameslink Programme Untangled the Tracks

NEW EXHIBITION SHOWS HOW THE THAMESLINK PROGRAMME UNTANGLED THE TRACKS

The London Transport Museum plays host to an exhibition which shows how the ambitious 10-year £7bn government sponsored Thameslink...

Tranzit's New Dark Sky Tours offer unique experiences for visitors to Wairarapa

TRANZIT'S NEW DARK SKY TOURS OFFER UNIQUE EXPERIENCES FOR VISITORS TO WAIRARAPA

With Wairarapa set to become an internationally recognised Dark Sky Reserve in New Zealand - one of only a handful in the world - Tranzit...

 
 
 
Highlighting the Issues of Sustainability and Social Responsibility at the PATA Annual Summit 2019

HIGHLIGHTING THE ISSUES OF SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AT THE PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2019

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 , under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose', opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from...

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY WITH ITS MOST PROFESSIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EDITION

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking to...

 
 
 
Tanzania all geared up to draw 2 million tourists next year

TANZANIA ALL GEARED UP TO DRAW 2 MILLION TOURISTS NEXT YEAR

TANZANIA Tourist Board has explained that it is on the right track to meet the target of raising tourists' numbers to two million in...

Dubai Duty Free signs a strategic cooperation agreement with Tencent Holdings

DUBAI DUTY FREE SIGNS A STRATEGIC COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH TENCENT HOLDINGS

Dubai Duty Free has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Tencent Holdings, which isa provider of Internet value-added services...

 
 
 
Hong Kong transport system removes restriction on adverts

HONG KONG TRANSPORT SYSTEM REMOVES RESTRICTION ON ADVERTS

There will be no more restrictions on advert featuring the same-sex couple in Hong Kong's airport and transport system.

Montserrat launches $19.5 million port development plan to boost cruise tourism

MONTSERRAT LAUNCHES $19.5 MILLION PORT DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO BOOST CRUISE TOURISM

Montserrat, a mountainous Caribbean island popular for tourism is going to boost in cruise tourism as the government of Montserrat,...

 
 
 
Shetland named one of the top 10 destinations in Europe this year by a leading travel guid

SHETLAND NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE THIS YEAR BY A LEADING TRAVEL GUID

This year, Shetland has been named one of the top 10 destinations in Europe by a leading travel guide.

Venice to exile visitors behaving improperly

VENICE TO EXILE VISITORS BEHAVING IMPROPERLY

The lagoon city holds back the right to reprimand visitors with inappropriate behavior the same way that police tackle football hooligans:...

 
 
 
Application for VisitBritain Business Events Growth Programme grants now open

APPLICATION FOR VISITBRITAIN BUSINESS EVENTS GROWTH PROGRAMME GRANTS NOW OPEN

VisitBritain is accepting applications for grants for VisitBritain's Business Events Growth Programme.

20 contestants from around the world win trip to Dubai as part of BeMyGuest campaign

20 CONTESTANTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD WIN TRIP TO DUBAI AS PART OF BEMYGUEST CAMPAIGN

Twenty competition winners and their plus ones have won a trip to Dubai this summer after helping Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan solve...

 
 
 
Dubai remains the most attractive destination for Indians

DUBAI REMAINS THE MOST ATTRACTIVE DESTINATION FOR INDIANS

Dubai remains the most favorite destination for Indians in general and Keralites in particular when they think of a foreign tour.

2nd edition of Dubai Association Conference to be held in December

2ND EDITION OF DUBAI ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN DECEMBER

The second edition of the Dubai Association Conference, being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin...

 
 
 
Daniel Johansson joins as development director for Cheval Collection

DANIEL JOHANSSON JOINS AS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR FOR CHEVAL COLLECTION

Seasoned hotels and management professional Daniel Johansson has been appointed by Cheval Collection to the role director of development...

Hoppen partners with British Airways to revamp spas

HOPPEN PARTNERS WITH BRITISH AIRWAYS TO REVAMP SPAS

A stylish new look has been unveiled by the British Airwyas travel spa offering elevated treatment menu.

 
 
 
Egypt and Algeria to work together to boost tourism

EGYPT AND ALGERIA TO WORK TOGETHER TO BOOST TOURISM

Egypt's Ambassador to Algeria Ayman Mosharafa said that he discussed with Algerian Tourism Minister Abdelkader Benmessaoud ways of...

Cuba bets on tourism

CUBA BETS ON TOURISM

The fight for economic future of Cuba is being waged on its beaches and at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial...

 
 
 



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 ...

Tanzania to ban single use plastics, tourists advised not to carry plastic

Tanzania to ban single use plastics, tourists advised not to carry plastic

Tanzania has announced a sweeping ban of single-use plastics from June 1, 2019. It has joined Kenya and Rwanda in the effort to tackle plastic pollution. All plastic carrier... Read more ...

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer shows growth of international tourism in Q1...

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer shows growth of international tourism in Q1 this year

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the UNWTO shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter of this year. Although at a... Read more ...

Sri Lanka tourism industry gets support from ICCA for reviving tourism after...

Sri Lanka tourism industry gets support from ICCA for reviving tourism after terrorist attacks

Sri Lanka's tourism industry received support from the International Congress and Convention Association for getting back on its feet after the Easter Sunday bombings. “Sri... Read more ...

Reports of severe weather keep pouring in from all affected areas

Reports of severe weather keep pouring in from all affected areas

The latest reports on severe weather in the central United States are as follows: 6:45 p.m. A severe storm in the St. Louis area is forcing Lambert Airport to temporarily halt... Read more ...

TTM talk to focus on Making the World Better Place through Travel

TTM talk to focus on Making the World Better Place through Travel

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has overhauled the knowledge sharing session of its annual Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2019 to better align it with new social, cultural and... Read more ...

Tourism Ireland unveils new behind-the-scenes video about how stained-glass...

Tourism Ireland unveils new behind-the-scenes video about how stained-glass pieces were created

It's the sixth and final week of Tourism Ireland's 2019 Game of Thrones campaign and the latest ‘Glass of Thrones' has been revealed in Belfast today - at the Titanic... Read more ...

The UAE's hospitality sector is gearing up for the World Expo 2020 by adding...

The UAE's hospitality sector is gearing up for the World Expo 2020 by adding 56,701 rooms

The UAE's hospitality sector is fully prepared for the World Expo 2020 by adding 56,701 rooms that represent 33.6 per cent of the country's existing supply over the next one year. Read more ...

IFC all set to invest $300m in Indonesia's tourism-related firms

IFC all set to invest $300m in Indonesia's tourism-related firms

The International Finance Corporation or IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will invest up to $300 million in companies associated with tourism-related sectors in... Read more ...

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines Sign Hybrid and Electric Aircraft...

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines Sign Hybrid and Electric Aircraft Research Agreement

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. Read more ...

Air China seeking compensation from Boeing for 737 Max

Air China seeking compensation from Boeing for 737 Max

Air China said that the company has sought compensation from the aircraft manufacturer over losses from the grounding of its fleet. Read more ...