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Headline News

Female tour group barred from cable car after men object

Three female tourists have been barred from riding a cable car because a group of men refused to ride with them – the second such incident recently to inconvenience tourists and travellers. … Continue Reading

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Flying ‘lava bomb’ from sky hits Hawaii tourist boat
Armless man ‘wielded knife with his feet to stab tourist’
Philippine Airlines takes delivery of first A350 XWB
Sparkling performance seals top trophy for Coopers

Accolades

Air New Zealand takes out global marketing award

Air New Zealand has taken out the Marketing Award at the Airline Strategy Awards in London. … Continue Reading

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Agents Incentives

Global STARS 2018 ready for takeoff to Hamilton Island!

Global STARS is back again in 2018 and heading to the pristine beaches of Hamilton Island. With top selling agents flying into the island for a weekend of reward, exploration and celebrations from July 27 to 29! … Continue Reading

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Airfare Deals

South African Airways Releases Mandela Day Celebration Fare

The 18th of July 2018 would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. … Continue Reading

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Aviation

New Etihad Airways Whatsapp Service Set to Transform Customer Service Communications

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched a WhatsApp Business solution, allowing guests to communicate instantly with the airline via the popular messaging app. … Continue Reading

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Hainan Airlines Will Receive a New A330-300 Aircraft this Month
Inspiring young girls to become Women in Aviation
The 25th Korean Air Travel Photo Contest Showcase Your Memorable Moment

Airport

ACI announces 2018 Director General’s Airport Service Quality Roll of Excellence inductees

Airports Council International (ACI) World is delighted to announce the 2018 inductees into the ACI Director General’s Roll of Excellence. … Continue Reading

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Appointments

Christian Metzner Appointed General Manager of W Kuala Lumpur

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International has announced the appointment of Christian Metzner as General Manager of the highly anticipated W Kuala Lumpur, as the iconic brand prepares to debut its unique style of modern luxury in the Malaysian capital this summer. … Continue Reading

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Mike Barton Appointed Director of Edgewater
New Japanese Chef Aijiro Shinoda Brings Remarkable Talent and Experience to Taihei Restaurant
Supervisory board appoints new Head of Operations and advises on finance and status of the construction project
ATPI Appoints Clare Pereira In New Global Customer Content Role

Cargo & Freight

SITAONAIR’s aircraft Internet of Things takes off with pioneering AirBridgeCargo and CargoLogicAir project

SITAONAIR’s trademark ‘open platforms’ approach is turning the aircraft Internet of Things (IoT) concept into a reality, in a key development for the air transport industry. … Continue Reading

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Conferences

Tourism Minister and New Speakers confirmed for ACA Conference in time for Final Earlybird Registration

WA Tourism Minister, Paul Papalia has confirmed he will open the 22nd annual Australian Cruise Association Conference (ACA) and AGM being held in Broome, Western Australia from September 12-14.  … Continue Reading

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GBTA Announces Center Stage Interview with Marriott International President & CEO Arne Sorenson at GBTA Convention 2018
Mark Siegel Keynote Speaker at 2018 PGA Members International Conference in Thailand

Cruise

Oprah Winfrey Named Godmother of Holland America Cruise Line newest ship the Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line

“Holland America is deeply honored that Oprah Winfrey will serve as godmother of Holland America’s newest ship the Nieuw Statendam. … Continue Reading

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Windstar Makes Traveling Light Even Easier with New Luggage Forwarding

Cruise Deals

Voyage of the Week: Catch the last days of the European summer sailing the Italian Riviera aboard Crystal Serenity

Celebrate ‘la dolce vita’ this September along the Italian Riviera with an optional adventure to the picturesque villages of Cinque Terre, and channel the jet-set glamour of St-Tropez’s legendary reputation. … Continue Reading

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Treat Dad this Father’s Day and Save!

Destination ASEAN

Escape Winter For A Long Weekend In Singapore

Craving the warmer weather and the long days of the summer months? Singapore offers a tropical escape from the Aussie winter, just a short 5-hour flight from Perth, or an 7-8-hour flight from Sydney and Melbourne. … Continue Reading

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Feed Your Adrenaline With These Thrilling Activities In Singapore This July

Destination Europe

News and events from Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City

Summer in Plymouth Feature … Continue Reading

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Destination North America

Eastern Caribbean Destinations’ Fast Recoveries Show Region’s Resiliency, Popularity

The overwhelming majority of the Caribbean’s more than million square miles was unhindered following last year’s Hurricanes Irma and Maria. … Continue Reading
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Destination Thailand

Shopping just got easier! SHOW DC links to MRT and Mass Transit with free shuttle every 15 mins to/ from MRT Phetchaburi

SHOW DC have launched a free shuttle service to/ from MRT Phetchaburi making it even easier for shoppers using mass transit to enjoy value shopping at the 180,000 sqm mega shopping complex. C

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Exhibitions

Qatar Executive Unveils Its First State-Of-The-Art Gulfstream G500 Jet On the Opening Day Of Farnborough International Airshow

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, proudly unveiled its brand-new executive jet, the Gulfstream G500, on the opening day of Farnborough International Airshow.

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Qatar Airways Steals the Limelight On the Opening Day Of Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Hotel Deals

Looking for a little adventure? A holiday with the kids? Or just time alone with that special someone?

Trade in office attire for your best beach gear with a well-deserved break at Amari’s beachside destinations across Asia. From adventure seekers to families and couples, Amari resorts across Thailand, Sri Lanka and Maldives will provide the perfect getaway.  … Continue Reading

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Take a Mid-Year Break with the Green Season Sale

Hotel Developments

IHG signs InterContinental Colombo

InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Pearl Grand Tower Hotel (Private) Limited, to bring back the InterContinental brand to the Sri Lankan capital. … Continue Reading

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Hotel News

Authentic Tastes of Cambodia At Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap

Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap is Marriott International’s first Courtyard Resort in Cambodia, with a second hotel to follow when Courtyard Phnom Penh opens in the capital city later this year. … Continue Reading

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Ovolo Hotels Takes A Global Stance On Communications
Luxury at Southern Ocean Lodge Takes Off with New Guest Lounge at Kangaroo Island Airport
Experience a New Take on 1920s Glamour at Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane
The Fantastic Four Turn Their Dreams into Reality

Hotel Openings

Experience A New Take On 1920S Glamour at Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane With Stunning Views, A Bar in A Former Bank Vault and A Celebrity Chef Restaurant

TFE Hotels has opened the doors of the spectacular new Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, which offers stunning views over the Brisbane River and awe-inspiring interiors that transport guests back to the grandeur of the early 20th century. … Continue Reading

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Mövenpick Hotel &Resorts marks its Malaysia debut as landmark conference hotel opens in Kuala Lumpur

Mobile travel consulting

Personal Travel Managers to Share Insights at Annual National Conference

TravelManagers’ recent announcement regarding their upcoming annual National Conference caused something of a stir within the travel industry, thanks in no small part to their destination: Hawaii’s Oahu.  … Continue Reading

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OTA News

Global Management Company For Airbnb Comes To Australia

Airsorted is the world’s only true global management company for Airbnb and they are changing the way properties are being managed and hosted in Australia. … Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery

Agents Enjoy VIP Cruise on New Viking Orion

Top selling Viking agents boarded brand new Viking Orion earlier this month, to experience the award-winning Viking difference whilst cruising the popular 8-day Italian Sojourn ocean cruise between Venice and Rome, hosted by Viking Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Michelle Black. … Continue Reading

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Rail

Experience Autumn and Little Edo Culture Preserved for More Than 200 Years

Experience autumn and Little Edo culture preserved for more than 200 years … Continue Reading

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Resort News

Award-Winning Cantonese Restaurant Hakkasan Set To Open At Atlantis, The Palm

Dubai’s leading culinary destination resort, Atlantis, The Palm and Hakkasan Group, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today announced that Hakkasan will open within the property in September 2018, before moving to The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences after its completion end of 2019. … Continue Reading

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Responsible Tourism

HKCEC kicks off “Think Before Plastic” Cutting out over 1,600,000 disposable plastic cutlery items and plastic straws annually

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”) is committed to sustainability, and strives to be at the forefront of a more sustainable event industry.  … Continue Reading

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River Cruising

Riviera Travel doubles its solo-cruise offering for 2019

All cabins are for sole occupancy with no single supplement – saving thousands

Unprecedented demand from the solo-travel market has prompted five-star, award-winning river cruise line, Riviera Travel, to increase the number of cruises it will offer for solo travellers only in 2019, with all cabins free of single supplements. … Continue Reading

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Sports

Qatar Airways Congratulates France, Winner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM

Qatar Airways, an Official FIFA Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates France on the outstanding win of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, following a month of football excitement in Russia. … Continue Reading

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Tour Operator

Entire Travel Group expands with launch of Maldives Travel Connection

Maldives Travel Connection is now offering an extensive range of products and services, with its first brochure featuring more than 40 four- and five-star hotels and resorts spread throughout the Maldivian archipelago. … Continue Reading

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Qantas Holidays – Unique Rail Journeys Brochure 2018-19 released!

Trade Events

Travel Deals

Save $339 on Intrepid’s nine day Cycle Southern Thailand trip departing 25 August 2018.

Now $1,016 per person twin-share- was $1,355 per person twin-share- a saving of $339 per person. … Continue Reading

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Whats On

**What’s On Alert** Wild Turkey Brings A Touch Of The Wilderness To Sydney’s CBD At Wild Turkey Spirit Of The Wild

Wild Turkey is helping Aussies to reconnect with themselves and the real outdoors with the launch of a bespoke watering hole inspired by the wilderness – Wild Turkey Spirit of the Wild.

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Hallyuwood Down-Under: The 9th Korean Film Festival in Australia Announces 2018 Program

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