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Delta Air Lines: Southern snow, ice cause additional flight disruptions

Delta employees at airports throughout the Southeastern U.S. and along the Gulf Coast are digging out after a winter storm brought snow and ice to several airports throughout the region. The airline has canceled an additional 200 mainline and Delta Connection regional flights as a result of accumulation and strong winds. Tuesday the airline had […]

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17 Jan, 2018

WTTC calls for public and private sector collaboration to speed up biometrics

In travel and tourism and global border crossing, the implementation of biometric technology to facilitate secure borders is the single biggest opportunity for the Travel & Tourism sector in 2018, according to Gloria Guevara Manzo, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Ms Guevara also highlighted the importance of developments in […]

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17 Jan, 2018

Global airline share prices ended 2017 almost 29% higher

IATA releases the December report of the Airlines Financial Monitor. Highlights of the report are: The industry-wide EBIT profit margin remained broadly unchanged in Q3 relative to a year ago, at a robust 14.7% of revenues. A decline in the margin in the North American region was partly offset by increases elsewhere. Global airline share prices ended […]

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17 Jan, 2018

Bloom Takes Aim at 100 Hotels at Pan-India Roll Out

With its cutting-edge hotel concepts and next-generation technology driven product, the Bloom Hotel Group has been conservative on its growth plans. This however seems to be history as the brand has quietly moved their expansion plans into top gear, coinciding with India becoming the world’s third largest airline market at a 100 million passengers. The […]

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17 Jan, 2018

A winning partnership Turkish Airlines and Air Moldova

Air Moldova, the largest airline and flag carrier of the Republic of Moldova, and Turkish Airlines, national flag carrier of Turkey, announced the signature of a codeshare agreement, effective as of 29 January 2018. Through this codeshare partnership, Turkish Airlines and Air Moldova will reciprocally add their flight codes on Istanbul – Kishinev v.v. flights […]

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17 Jan, 2018

Adient, Boeing Launch New Company to Design and Build Airplane Seats

Adient Aerospace will develop, manufacture, and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and leasing companies  Adient, plc and Boeing today announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture, and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies. The seats will be available for installation on […]

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17 Jan, 2018

Tourism alert: Indian Ocean Cyclone Warning for Reunion and Mauritius

For tourists currently on holidays in the Vanilla Islands regions of Mauritius and Reunion should be aware or a cyclone warning. A  class 3 Cyclon warning for tropical cyclone Berguitta is now in force in Mauritius. The tropical cyclone ‘BERGUITTA’ is moving in a West-South-Westerly direction at a speed of 7 km/h. Tropical Storm Berguitta is strengthening […]

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17 Jan, 2018

India’s First-ever Tourism University set to open

One of the oldest and best known Hospitality and Tourism Group of Institutes, IIHM – International Institute Of Hotel Management with campuses at Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Bangkok, and it’s sister concern IAM with campuses at Goa, Kolkata and Guwahati has decided to form the country’s first-ever Tourism University named IIHM University in West […]

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17 Jan, 2018

Thailand showcases Thai local experiences at ATF 2018

The countdown to the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai from 22 to 26 January is underway with Thailand rolling out the red carpet to welcome participants under the theme of ‘Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity’. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), said the TAT will have a dedicated […]

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17 Jan, 2018

Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai

Thailand is ready to host the 37th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) between 22-26 January 2018, at the Chiang Mai Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC) under the theme “ASEAN-Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity”. The event, the largest travel trade event of the ASEAN region, is rotated annually among the 10 ASEAN countries. Thailand is hosting the event […]

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17 Jan, 2018

London Heathrow Expansion Gathers Momentum as Consultation Takes Off

The planning process for Heathrow expansion is now firmly underway, as the airport today launches what is set to be one of the largest public consultations in the country’s history. Heathrow’s consultation is a major milestone in delivering an expanded airport –  Europe’s largest privately funded infrastructure project, and the best way to keep the […]

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17 Jan, 2018

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