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Headline News

Excite Holidays administrators write letter to Aussie agents

Morgan Kelly, Phil Quinlan and Amanda Coneyworth of KPMG Australia, who were appointed as Voluntary Administrators of the Excite Holidays companies on 10 January 2020, have written to Australia-based travel agents to acquaint them with the latest developments. … Continue Reading

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Package holiday industry to be worth US$632bn by 2023, says GlobalData
JOHN ROZENTALS looks back with fondness on a friendship with the leader of the Riverina’s ‘Noble’ movement.
Repair work begins at fire ravaged Australian vineyards
Randall wine empire moves into Australia’s Riverland


Accolades

Robison, Woods to be inducted into Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon Monday, March 2, at the 46th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference will be held at the Fort Smith Convention Center March 1-3. … Continue Reading

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Agents Incentives

Win A Cruise for Two Onboard Norwegian Spirit

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel, has launched a competition giving travel agents the opportunity to win a cruise for two onboard the newly refurbished Norwegian Spirit on her inaugural Asia sailing. … Continue Reading

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Aviation

Delta bolsters Miami network to support industry-leading partnership with LATAM

Delta Air Lines will add 13 new daily nonstop flights to Miami International Airport (MIA) from hubs and top corporate travel destinations around the U.S., including new service from Orlando, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City and Tampa. … Continue Reading

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Book your fairytale New York Christmas – Air New Zealand unwraps New York flights for Christmas 2020
Air France and Chalair sign a code-share agreement
Lufthansa is reducing noise and CO2 emissions on European routes from Munich
Titan Airways Introduces Brand New Airbus A321LR’s

Airport

British Airways to Refresh Lounges in Chicago, Edinburgh and Berlin

British Airways has announced it is refreshing its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as well as revealing more details on its lounge improvements at Edinburgh and Berlin, all part of the airline’s £6.5bn investment plan for customers. … Continue Reading

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Five technology trends to shape the airport of the future
Stellar Partners, Inc. Opens First Permanent WIRED Store in Newark Liberty International Airport
Airport Authority Releases 2019 Air Traffic Figures for Hong Kong International Airport

Appointments / Movers & Shakers

Apps

Your Flight’s Carbon Footprint—at Your Fingertips

What is it? What’s New? (Short option):
TripIt now shows your flight’s carbon emissions and provides practical ideas on how to reduce
or offset its environmental impact. … Continue Reading

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Beverage

Bernasse Celebrates 20 Years in the Travel Industry

Twenty years ago, Pascale Bernasse fulfilled a lifelong dream and began a career in the travel industry. Today, that dream remains a reality for her as the co-owner and President of French Wine Explorers. … Continue Reading

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Business News

ATIC provides big thumbs up to Federal Tourism Recovery Package

The Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC), representing thousands of tourism enterprises including in fire-impacted and neighbouring communities, has given strong endorsement to the Federal Government’s announced $76 million Tourism Recovery Package. … Continue Reading

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Tourism welcomes recovery funds to keep industry strong

Competition

RAW Travel launches Hike the World competition!

RAW Travel is giving two winners the opportunity to travel the globe as “trail testers” of our iconic walks, and we’re encouraging walkers to get their hiking boots ready and enter. … Continue Reading

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Cruise

A-ROSA backs expansion with CLIA partnership

A-ROSA River Cruises has partnered with Cruise Lines International Association as it mounts an expansion into Australian and New Zealand markets, joining CLIA Australasia as a River Marketing Affiliate. … Continue Reading

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Sun Princess First Cruise Ship to Return to Kangaroo Island Signalling Community’s Path to Recovery Following Bushfire Emergency
Newly Refurbished Seven Seas Navigator Returns to Local Waters For Her 2020 Australasian Season

Cruise Deals

Le Boat FLASH SALE 21 – 28 January with up to 25% off 2020 cruises in France & Canada

The best way to see France is a self-drive cruise with Le Boat on the canals & rivers which journey alongside cobblestoned villages brimming with boulangeries, the waft of soft cheese and the scent of a good French red or white wine. … Continue Reading

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Destination California

PIER 39 and Aquarium of the Bay Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival

It was a difficult time for San Francisco in the months following October of 1989.  The community was focused on getting back on their feet after the Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the Bay Area.  … Continue Reading

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Destination Europe

European Cities Marketing help align strategic agendas through Expert Meetings

Three significant dedicated events organised by European Cities Marketing (ECM) took place this fall in European cities in the fields of City Cards, City Marketing and Tourist Information Centres.

… Continue Reading

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Destination Middle East / Dubai

Holiday homes rental demand and increasing tourism fuels growth of Dubai company

Increasing demand for holiday homes rental, along with Dubai’s increasing attraction as a luxury holiday destination and the opportunities offered by Expo 2020 has seen Dream Inn increase its property portfolio by 25%. … Continue Reading

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Destination North America

Discover The Best Beaches in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands

With the start of the new decade, travelers are creating their beach bucket lists of must-visit coastal destinations for 2020. … Continue Reading

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Update and first look inside The Boring Company’s tunnel at the Las Vegas Convention Center

Destination North Asia

Dunhuang, China Introduces Travel Opportunities for 2020

Dunhuang, China has recently announced new benefits of visiting the city in the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. … Continue Reading

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Destination South Pacific & Oceania

260,000 people visit Twelve Apostles in December

An estimated 260,000 people visited the Twelve Apostles during December 2019, the highest monthly amount since traffic counters were installed in 2015. … Continue Reading

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Dining

Symphony Of Love At Cinnamon Coffee House One World Hotel Petaling Jaya 14 February 2020

Roses are red, violets are blue, follow the prompts, and make reservations for two! If a large appetite is the glue that keeps you and your plus one together, why limit yourself to course meals this Valentine’s Day? … Continue Reading

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Made With Love At Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant One World Hotel Petaling Jaya 14 February 2020
International Love at Cinnamon Coffee House One World Hotel Petaling Jaya

Financial

Mastercard and Partners Launch Priceless Planet Coalition to Act on Climate Change

Mastercard today announced the launch of the Priceless Planet Coalition, a platform to unite corporate sustainability efforts and make meaningful investments to preserve the environment. … Continue Reading

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FlyArystan Announces 2019 Operating Results

Golf Tourism

Spirited Shin Sets Inspirational Example

At various stages of their playing careers, all golfers are faced with handicaps to overcome. Some are mental, others are physical. … Continue Reading

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SMBC Singapore Open has an Enticing Olympic Ring About it
Faldo Keeping Close Eye on Pakistani Progress

Hotel Deals

GROOTE EYLANDT, Gulf of Carpentaria, NT

Groote Eylandt Lodge is offering a 15% discount on their 2 day/3night Fishing Safari (normally priced from $3700 per person. … Continue Reading

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Enjoy the Big Winter Sale at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

Hotel News

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Hotel Trends

STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 11 January

The U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 5-11 January 2020, according to data from STR.
… Continue Reading

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Loyalty

Dunhuang, China Introduces Travel Opportunities for 2020

Dunhuang, China has recently announced new benefits of visiting the city in the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. … Continue Reading

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Chatrium Point Plus Loyalty Program Reveals New Campaign For 2020 Apply CPP, book and stay and get 100 extra points!

MICE

Australia’s Convention Bureaux Stand Ready

With the recent bushfires taking place in some parts of Australia, convention bureaux across the country stand ready to address business events queries and concerns. … Continue Reading

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OTA News

Chile and Trip.com Group to build on strong ties

Trip.com Group Chairman and Co-founder James Liang today met with Chile Minister of Economy, Develop and Tourism Lucas Palacios Covarrubias in the capital of Santiago to discuss opportunities for further collaboration in the tourism sector. … Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery

Ramada Downtown Dubai marks a decade in the hospitality industry

Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Dubai recently hosted a special gathering to celebrate its tenth year anniversary. The event was attended by top officials from its owning company R Hotels, executives from Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, and its key business partners. … Continue Reading

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Resort News

Celebrate the Month of Romance on a Dreamy Tropical Island JA Manafaru, Maldives and JA Enchanted Island Resort in Seychelles

Love is in the air as JA Resorts & Hotels invites guests to embark on the romantic experience of a lifetime at two picturesque sanctuaries, nestled on the world’s most romantic islands. … Continue Reading

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Responsible Tourism

Play it Forward for bushfire relief

Destination Kiama is supporting the FREE bushfire relief concert – Play It Forward – on Sunday 26 January.

… Continue Reading

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Bushfire Relief Support from Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites
Cruise visit heralds Kangaroo Island recovery

Theme Parks

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Opens Friday at Disneyland Park

Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Rebecca Campbell, president of the Disneyland Resort and Bob Chapek, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, posed inside Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Thursday, Jan. 16, 2019, ahead of its opening weekend at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, Calif. … Continue Reading

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – 11 Must-Do Experiences Inside the Newest Land at Disneyland Park

Tour Operator

Fulfil your New Year’s travel resolutions on an A&K adventure

2020 is now here, which makes it the perfect time to look toward the future, plan new adventures, seek out new experiences, and of course, make some New Year’s resolutions. … Continue Reading

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First five projects announced in ‘Project 100’ community tourism initiative

Travel Deals

Australia On Sale Campaign Supports Bushfire Recovery

Helloworld Travel Limited and Sunlover Holidays will donate $50 for each booking made during the Australia on Sale campaign to the Red Cross as part of a bushfire relief initiative. … Continue Reading

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