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New tourism strategy from VisitBritain

Home » Travel News » Tourism News / Organisations & Operators » Culture Secretary Maria Miller today launched a tourism partnership strategy for Britain which calls for the travel industry and the government, together with key public and private sector bodies, to unite behind a long-term ambition for growth that would see Britain welcome 40 million overseas visitors by 2020, ...

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ABTA chairman McEwan retires

Home » Travel News » Organisations & Operators » ABTA chairman, John McEwan, today retires from the post, having completed a four year term in office. ABTA chief executive Mark Tanzer, said: “John McEwan has been an excellent chairman of ABTA, guiding the Board through a thicket of complex issues. “He has been scrupulously fair and brought to ABTA’s issues ...

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Celebrity Reflection to host Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Home » Travel News » Cruise News / Travel Events News » Love is in the air this month, making it the ideal time for foodies to indulge their taste buds’ romance with cuisine and cocktails at Celebrity Cruises’ luscious Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE event, “A Taste of Modern Luxury.” The ...

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Middle East Luxury Travel Show to be held in Abu Dhabi next year

Home » Travel News » Travel Events News » The inaugural Middle East Luxury Travel Show (MELTS), an invitation-only, B2B event for connoisseurs of luxury travel , is to be held in the iconic UAE Pavilion on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island in January next year. The show is being brought to the United Arab Emirates’ capital following a strategic alliance ...

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Atlantic Airways reached a full-year net profit for 2012

Home » Travel News » Airline News » Atlantic Airways posted a full-year net profit for 2012 of DKK 14.0 million after tax, compared with DKK 22.5 million in 2011. The result before tax was DKK 17.1 million, compared with DKK 27.5 million in 2011. Earnings before depreciation (EBITDA) were DKK 83.4 million in 2012, compared with DKK 74.4 million ...

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Middle East on track for business travel boom in 2013

Home » Travel News » Travel Events News / Tourism News » New survey reveals a rebound in market confidence while GIBTM exhibitors report strong 12-month prospects for key regional meetings destinationsCorporate and meetings business in the Middle East has bounced back from the global economic crisis and looks set to achieve strong growth in 2013, new market data has ...

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Aero Club selects Travelport in Russia

Home » Travel News » Travel Technology News / Organisations & Operators » Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, and Aero Club, Russia’s leading travel management company (TMC), have today announced that the TMC will move part of their business to the Travelport platform.  As part of this agreement, Aero Club will be using both Galileo ...

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Crystal’s ultra-exclusive industry first: Private mass At Rio’s most famous monument

Home » Travel News » Cruise News » In an industry-first, Crystal Cruises is offering guests the opportunity to celebrate a private Sunday mass at the remote Our Lady of Aparecida Chapel, situated at the base of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous monument and one of the world’s Seven Wonders, the Christ the Redeemer statue.  With the Rio to Miami ...

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