Friday, 24 March 2017

Delta plans new daily nonstop service between JFK and Rio de Janeiro

DeltaDelta Air Lines will offer a new daily nonstop flight between New York-JFK and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, beginning Dec. 21, 2017, subject to U.S. Department of Transportation approval. The airline’s strategic alliance with GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes will extend the reach of this service to 23 destinations within Brazil and provides seamless connections at Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG) in Rio de Janeiro.

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Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa Appoints New Director of Sales and Marketing

Wyndham Appoints New DirectorWyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa strengthens its seasoned team with the appointment of hospitality veteran Katherine Beja-McLennan as the resort’s new director of sales and marketing.

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Egyptian tourism industry recovers after long periods of instability

Egyptian tourismTrue to the words of Egyptian Minister of Tourism, “Egypt is still an appealing global touristic destination,” the country has indeed attracted tourists and celebrities from around the world in tune with tourism recovery in the country. Experts are assuming that tourism in Egypt is awake again.

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Korean government supports tourism industry hit by retaliatory actions by China

Korean governmentIn order to support the country’s tourism industry, which has been hit by China’s apparent retaliation against the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system on the Korean peninsula, the Korean government has vowed to act prompt.

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Miss Pacific launches sustainable tourism campaign for SPTO

Miss Pacific sustainable tourismA sustainable tourism campaign was launched by Anne Christine Dunn, the reigning Miss Pacific Islands on 22nd March for the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO). Dunn is working with SPTO for promoting 2017 International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development.

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Perak is a new interesting destination for Indian tourists

Perak for Indian touristsTourism Malaysia director-general, Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab said that Perak would be a new and exciting destination for Indian tourists, given the fact that over 630,000 tourists from India visited Malaysia last year. Malaysia is the sixth most popular tourist destination for Indian travelers.

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Ryanair Bristol Winter 2017 Schedule Launched

RyanairRyanair today launched its Bristol winter 2017 schedule, with a new route to Cologne, extra flights to Bucharest and Venice and 20 routes in total, which will deliver 1.7m customers p.a. and support 1,300 jobs at Bristol Airport.

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Air Transat passengers will be allowed one piece of checked baggage of 30 kg

Air TransatAir Transat is proud to announce that its Economy Class passengers travelling to or from Tel Aviv, Israel, will be permitted one piece of checked baggage of 30 kg. This new allowance will be effective June 18, the date of the inaugural flight.

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Alaska Airlines and Virgin America share vision for the future

Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines and Virgin America today shared their vision for the future of the combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast’s premier airline.

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East Midlands Trains announces major revamp of Nottingham to Lincoln Sunday train services

eastmidlandstrainsEast Midlands Trains has announced exciting plans to revolutionise its Sunday timetable, offering much improved journeys for customers travelling for shopping, work and leisure.

A new timetable will be launched on Sunday 21 May offering more trains between Nottingham and Lincoln and Nottingham and Grantham.

U.S. Travel Reacts to Electronic Devices Ban

U.S. Travel Association's Education SeminarU.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on the ban announced Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security on some electronic devices in the cabins of certain international flights:

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Hilton Invites the World to Celebrate Earth Hour through #TravelwithPurposeContest

EARTH HOURHilton today announced the launch of a global social media contest celebrating Earth Hour (8:30p.m.-9:30p.m. on March 25) – the worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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2017 to witness a sharp decline in overseas visitor spending in the U.S.

visitor U.S.World’s one of the famous travel organizations advised on Monday that Donal Trump’s initiation to curb immigration could cause severe slump on US tourism where US currency is already stumbling. It is also being predicted that foreign visitors in US has the possibility of shrinking with a estimation of $1.2 billion or 0.6 percent of the total this year due to the rally of dollar against other currencies.

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