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Headline News

Hawaiian confirms 787s to Australia on 15th anniversary

Hawaiian Airlines will deploy its coming Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on routes to Australia, the airline confirmed yesterday. … Continue Reading

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Terrorists target tourists with Egyptian bus blast
US cities may fine phone users to end pedestrian mayhem
The industry’s finest – AFTA releases NTIA finalist list
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Virtuoso’s best announced at APAC Regional Forum Beijing

Top luxury travel agencies and partner suppliers across the Asia Pacific Region have been awarded at the Virtuoso network’s Asia Pacific Forum held in Beijing where more than 60 members gathered for two days of workshops and events. … Continue Reading

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Eleven New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim on August 23
Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific Awarded Two 2019 Achievements in Customer Excellence
2019 NTIA Finalists Announced
2019 Finalists Announced for the National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation


Korean Air Celebrates 15 Years of Serving Prague

Korean Air has commemorated the 15-year anniversary of the commencement of its scheduled service between Prague and Seoul with a celebration held at Prague Airport, attended by Mr. Seoung-Hyun Moon, … Continue Reading

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Delta to launch Los Angeles-Omaha service in November 2019
Gamsahabnida! Air Canada Marks 25 Years of Service to Seoul, South Korea
SAS opens a new direct route to Luxembourg
Ryanair results are far from disastrous, but company is right to urge caution, says GlobalData


Harald Wohlfahrt is cooking in the Lufthansa First Class Lounge in Munich

The guests of the Lufthansa First Class lounges in Munich will be able to enjoy a special culinary treat: three-star chef Harald Wohlfahrt has created a special three-course experience for the lounges’ visitors. Until 15 June, the menu features lobster with pineapple-mango chutney and crustacean foam, followed by veal two ways with hummus and beech mushrooms. … Continue Reading

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Air BP and Neste offer sustainable aviation fuel at Stockholm Arlanda and Caen airports in support of SAJF industry initiative
Sydney Airport launches new assistance service for passengers
HKIA Sees Continuous Growth in Passenger Volume, Flight Movements in April



Sculpture at Scenic World Delivers Welcome Boost to NSW Visitor Economy

Scenic World’s annual art exhibition, Sculpture at Scenic World, has cemented its position as Australia’s premier regional outdoor art exhibition, attracting record visitor numbers to the Blue Mountains in a welcome boost for the NSW visitor economy. … Continue Reading

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Business News

TTF Congratulates Coalition Government

The Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF) congratulates Scott Morrison and his Coalition government on Saturday night’s election win. … Continue Reading

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ATEC welcomes new Government
Champions retain their titles


At the Astana Economic Forum-2019 Forecasts Are Voiced Regarding the Future of Mankind

Today, on May 16th, the XII Astana Economic Forum (AEF) under the theme “Inspiring growth: people, cities, economies” has begun. … Continue Reading

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P&O Cruises hosts 100 QLD rugby league “super fans” in Sydney just weeks away from first Origin game

An “army” of Queensland Rugby League fans marched into the heart of Sydney today to stake their claim on this year’s State of Origin series as intensity builds ahead of the opening game. … Continue Reading

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Cruise Sector Congratulates Returning Government
Dream Cruises Selects SES Networks’ Game-Changing Connectivity for Cruise Fleet

Destination ASEAN

Newly-Wed Bliss in The Philippines

No matter the budget or honeymoon preference, the Philippines offers the perfect destination for newlyweds seeking tropical paradise. … Continue Reading

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UN head to visit Viet Nam to strengthen 25-year rural development partnership

Destination Global

Diversity The Focus of New Western Sydney Tourism Video

A new video exploring the vast array of attractions and experiences in Western Sydney has been released; showcasing one of the State’s fastest-growing regions to both locals and visitors. … Continue Reading

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Destination North America

Discover What’s New in Sonoma County, California: May 2019

New is the name of the game in Sonoma County, California, this month, with new hotel rooms, new tasting rooms, new restaurants, and new activities joining the already delightful bounty of things to see, do, and enjoy in Sonoma Wine Country.   … Continue Reading

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Harris Bay Announces Opportunity Zone Boutique Riverwalk Hotel Investment


Burn City Pop-Up Returns “Texakaya-Style” At Grand Hyatt Melbourne With 100 Free Ramen!

Melbourne’s favourite winter pop-up returns to Grand Hyatt Melbourne but with a tantalising new twist. World-class barbecue connoisseurs, Burn City Smokers, are towing in their custom-built smoker to deliver a fusion of their famous Southern-American flavours with Japanese cuisine to bring you Texakaya (Texas x Izakaya). … Continue Reading

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Explore·Travel·Delicious Food


Thoughtful Villa Design at Clarkes Beach Heralds New Accommodation Direction for Reflections

A $2.5 million premium villa precinct for guests at Clarkes Beach is now officially open after Reflections Holiday Parks and industry representatives from across the state, cut the ribbon last week to celebrate the new waterfront, architect-designed cabins. … Continue Reading

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Golf Tourism

Sir Nick Bestows Signature Design Status on Laguna Golf Lăng Cô

LAGUNA Golf Lăng Cô, the award-winning golf component at the Laguna Lăng Cô integrated project in Central Vietnam, has become the first fully operational course in the world to be elevated into a new elite category by its designer Sir Nick Faldo. … Continue Reading

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Triumphant Carballo Prevails in Three-way Playoff in Phuket
Topwin Triumph for Rock-Solid Jung
Global Golfing Community Unites in Support of Women’s Golf Day
Kim Extends His Lead at the Singha Laguna Phuket Open

Health and Wellness

Replenish Your Mind, Body and Soul with Bluegreen Vacations’ Select Wellness Resorts

Discover relaxing elegance at Bluegreen Vacations’ newest property and the first in the Lone Star State, the Éilan Hotel & Spa in San Antonio. … Continue Reading

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The Growing Wellness Holiday Demand for Health-Conscious Men
Volunteers helping Australians plan their future health care

Hotel Deals

The Table Bay’s Sensory Journey With Lifestyle Fragrance, Kaap

The Table Bay in Cape Town has unveiled a beautiful fragrance created exclusively for the popular Cape Town property with the launch of Kaap. … Continue Reading

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Melbourne Holidays: Things to do in Melbourne at Night

Hotel News

Hotel Openings

ANA InterContinental® Brings Luxury Travel to Beppu

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) will open ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa on 1 August 2019, introducing a luxurious combination of Japan’s famed hot springs heritage and InterContinental’s worldly glamour. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Trends

‘Hotels of the future’ – Experts weigh in on the top tech trends for hotels

The hospitality industry is ripe for disruption. A combination of siloed legacy systems, data fragmentation, rising consumer expectations, and high total costs associated with current booking systems, means that the hospitality industry has been slow to transform digitally, until now. … Continue Reading

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Industry Deals

Exciting Summer Stay Offer for Hoteliers at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has announced a fantastic summer promotion, specifically targeted to all hoteliers. The offer will give hospitality industry professionals the opportunity to enjoy a luxurious stay at the hotel at a discounted rate of AED 199 per night. … Continue Reading

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European MICE buyers inspired by London

New research shows UK capital is Europe’s most connected business hub  … Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka Is Honored to Welcome the Royal Entourage

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka was honored to host the stay of Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah and Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah binti Al-Marhum Al-Mutawakkil Alallah Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj during their recent working visit to Melaka from the 16th – 17th May 2019. … Continue Reading

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30th Years Anniversary Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square

Resort News

World’s Best Resort Releases Never-Before-Seen Offer

Indonesia’s luxury wilderness resort, Nihi Sumba – which has been voted the best hotel in the world in all categories by Travel & Leisure readers for the past two years consecutively – is making it even easier for travellers to access paradise, with a never-before-seen offer.   … Continue Reading

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Banyan Tree Lang Co Pushes Boat Out for Brand’s 25th Anniversary
10 To 10 – Rannamaari Wreck’s 20th Anniversary

Responsible Tourism

Food Waste Dramatically Reduced By 81% As Part of Focused Sustainability Drive

Ramadan, a time when almost 1.8 billion Muslims around the world come together in the act of fasting, can draw attention to the issue of world hunger and food wastage concerns. … Continue Reading

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Useful savings at very popular Falls Creek apartment complex

Guests who stay in a two or three bedroom apartment, suite or penthouse within the popular Falls Creek Country Club will be offered a significant saving on any of their wining and dining whilst they are guests at this well-located, family-friendly complex. … Continue Reading

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Statistics & Trends

Renewable Power Capacity to increase by 14.7 GW in Argentina during 2019–2030, says GlobalData

Renewable power capacity (excluding small hydropower) in Argentina is expected to show a significant growth rate, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.8% during 2019-2030. … Continue Reading

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IBS Software to Acquire Canadian Aviation Software Major

Travel technology specialist IBS Software (IBS) has entered into a definitive agreement with Massachusetts-based Kronos Incorporated to acquire AD OPT, a market leader in aviation software that provides crew management solutions to some of the biggest names in the global airline industry. … Continue Reading

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K5-Aviation adds a third 2Ku System from Gogo Business Aviation

Tour Operator

Southern California Private Tours to Offer Expanded Customized Disneyland VIP Tour Experiences to Guests Visiting the Disneyland Resort in Southern California

Southern California Private Tours, ( the leading private tour company offering exclusive VIP Tour Experiences of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, announced that it has expanded its latest tour offering of Disneyland VIP Tour Experiences & California Adventure VIP Tours Experiences at The Disney Resort(s) in Southern California. … Continue Reading

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Sublime safari in South Africa. Recently voted Africa’s best safari destination.

Tourist Boards

GVB Youth Board Member Flori-Anne Dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced that Flori-Anne Dela Cruz, youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, was named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future. … Continue Reading

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Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Travel Deals

Aurora Expeditions is offering no single supplement on select voyages!*

For a limited time only, Aurora Expeditions is offering no single supplement on a select range of voyages. Book an Aurora Stateroom or Balcony Category C on one of the following voyages and pay no single supplement for sole use of a cabin!*   … Continue Reading

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Whats On

Boogie Masters Turn Up The Heat At Blues On Broadbeach

Global blues phenomenon Canned Heat triumphantly returned to Broadbeach last night to close out the mighty Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival where they were joined by Australian blues royalty Kevin Borich for their finale song. … Continue Reading

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