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Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about the 31-year-old Lions’ Air captain was at the controls of Lion Air flight JT610 flying the Boeing Max 8 when the nearly new jet took off from Jakarta. The first officer was handling the radio, […]

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20 Mar, 2019

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Emirates will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October 2019. The four new flights operating on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, will take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Cairo to 25. “Cairo is a very popular […]

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20 Mar, 2019

International Happiness Day: How Abu Dhabi Airports celebrates

In celebration of International Happiness Day on March 20, Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the results of the Abu Dhabi Airport’s “happiness index” for 2018. The company’s happiness indicator revealed that 82% of passengers were happy with their experience at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) last year. In addition, 89% of passengers reported their happiness […]

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20 Mar, 2019

Puerto Vallarta Beach Club has a new director of operations

Puerto Vallarta Beach Club announces the appointment of John Douponce as Director of Operations of Puerto Vallarta Beach Club. John Douponce brings a wealth of hospitality management expertise to Puerto Vallarta Beach Club, most recently as general manager of the Chamberlain West Hollywood for the past six years. During his tenure at the OLS Hotel […]

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20 Mar, 2019

Rosewood Hong Kong opens its harborfront doors

Rosewood Hong Kong opens as a new ultra-luxury property in the heart of the Victoria Dockside district on the shores of Victoria Harbour. Situated on one of Hong Kong’s most significant waterfront locations in Tsim Sha Tsui – Kowloon’s dynamic, culturally compelling heart – the property is set to become a grand icon for the […]

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20 Mar, 2019

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. Of the seven ships, six are Viking Longships – Viking Einar, Viking Sigrun, Viking Sigyn, Viking Tir, Viking Ullur and Viking Vali – which will be […]

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20 Mar, 2019

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly captures images which help one to understand what makes the country tick. New and previously-unseen photographs revealing Parr’s unique take on the social climate in the aftermath of the EU referendum, have gone on public […]

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20 Mar, 2019

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything about it’.” It is indeed true because however much you do your research nothing will prepare you for the overwhelming beauty of this country. Jordan is proud of its rich culture and heritage, warm and […]

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19 Mar, 2019

Accor welcomes 21c Museum Hotels into MGallery Hotel Collection

Accor today announced that the Group has officially welcomed 21c Museum Hotels into the MGallery Hotel Collection, a global network of more than 100 storied boutique hotels located in 26 countries. The announcement marks the arrival of the MGallery brand into North America. Bearing both the MGallery and 21c brands, 21c Museum Hotels – MGallery […]

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19 Mar, 2019

Montego Bay Convention Center hosts 2019 Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event

In its continued effort to strengthen linkages and increase business between the tourism industry and local suppliers of goods and services from other sectors, the Tourism Linkages Network is collaborating with the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) and other partner entities to host its annual Tourism Linkages […]

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19 Mar, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has finalized all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April 1, 2019. Istanbul is Turkey’s historic, industrial and financial capital. The flight to Istanbul will be dispatched […]

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19 Mar, 2019

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Benchmark has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to the company’s Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand portfolio. The recently renovated, 248-guest room property is located on the University of Florida campus, close to Gainesville’s Central Business District. The property serves a growing market of visiting alumni, parents and students, academics, and […]

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19 Mar, 2019

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s. The new airline plans to deploy these aircraft on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region. “We are very glad to […]

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19 Mar, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Paul Uglesic as the General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman. Paul has ten years of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry working with some of the world’s leading brands. Making the announcement, Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, […]

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19 Mar, 2019