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Club Med furthers international growth with four new resorts

Continuing on its international growth strategy, Club Med has announced four new destinations in Quebec, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Seychelles

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Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material
Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material

Cathay Pacific has partnered with PressReader, enabling them to provide thousands of popular newspapers and magazines to passengers

10 Nov 2017

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Club Med awarded resort Brand of the Year
Club Med awarded resort Brand of the Year

Club Med has received the Brand of the Year Award in the Resorts category, for the second time, in the World Branding Awards

9 Nov 2017

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Hurricanes hit global passenger demand for September

Global passenger traffic results for September showed that demand rose 5.7% compared 2016, the slowest year-on-year increase since February. Hurricanes Irma and Maria weighed heavily on the results

3 Nov 2017

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G Adventures rebrands Yolo tours programme
G Adventures rebrands Yolo tours programme

G Adventures has rebranded its Yolo tours programme for young travellers to 18-to-Thirtysomethings. The new branding makes it more transparent to travellers what kind of trip they are looking to purchase

2 Nov 2017

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EasyJet to buy slice of Air Berlin's Tegel operations
EasyJet to buy slice of Air Berlin's Tegel operations

British low-cost carrier EasyJet announced that it had agreed to buy part of bankrupt carrier Air Berlin's operations at the German capital's Tegel Airport for €40 million ($46.4 million)

30 Oct 2017

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A close-up look at what happens when tourists and Maasai communities meet
A close-up look at what happens when tourists and Maasai communities meet

A study of the interaction between tourists and a Maasai community raised questions about the boundaries between research, tourism and entertainment

By Vanessa Wijngaarden 17 Oct 2017

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MSC Cruises' innovative surveillance system bridges gap in overboard detection
MSC Cruises' innovative surveillance system bridges gap in overboard detection

MSC Cruises has launched a new vanguard video surveillance system, further optimising aspects of security for all guests and crew on board the ship

11 Oct 2017

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Rethinking travel distribution
Rethinking travel distribution

Some GDS systems have limitations when it comes to the way they merchandise airline product and ancillary offerings. But IATA's new NDC protocol could close this gap

6 Oct 2017

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How to stay motivated on your career path as a chef
How to stay motivated on your career path as a chef

Food channels and reality cooking shows glamorise the industry and make a chef's life look as if it is all fun and joy, but the reality is very different. Here's how to remain faithful to your chosen career path as a chef

By Janine Fourie 4 Oct 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: Eight business tips for millennial entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: Eight business tips for millennial entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry

With an increase in boutique coffee shops, edgy cafes and creative eateries, the hospitality industry is becoming increasingly competitive for the millennial generation

2 Oct 2017

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#InnovationMonth: Is Pruvo the hotel industry's next big disruption?
#InnovationMonth: Is Pruvo the hotel industry's next big disruption?

We received word of an Israeli startup that is causing a stir in the hotel bookings industry. Pruvo enables travellers to rebook the same hotel room for a cheaper price

By Cari Coetzee 12 Sep 2017

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Radisson Blu Super Breakfast prompts creative social media video campaign

To showcase their new super breakfast offering, Radisson Blu launched a creative, multichannel social media video campaign inspired by the magic moments that take place around the breakfast table

7 Sep 2017

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Beyond the seas and centuries: Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November

The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017

7 Sep 2017

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Face scans, robot baggage handlers - airports of the future

Passengers' baggage is collected by robots, they relax in a luxurious waiting area complete with an indoor garden before getting a face scan and swiftly passing through security and immigration

29 Aug 2017

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Could Google become the dominant force in hospitality?

Will Google come to dominate the industry, leaving online travel agencies and others in its wake?

By Stuart Pallister 21 Aug 2017

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IHG to grow footprint in emerging Dubai business epicentres
IHG to grow footprint in emerging Dubai business epicentres

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed two new properties in Dubai, namely the Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay, which falls in line with IHG's strategy to

17 Aug 2017

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Pam Golding appointed to market Zanzibar Amber Resort luxury apartments and villas

Pam Golding Property has been appointed to market the luxury apartments and villas of mega-development Zanzibar Amber Resort, set to be the largest premium hospitality investment and resort in East Africa

8 Aug 2017

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Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper
Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper

Agreeing to use your home currency in a foreign land can significantly inflate the cost of every purchase. Thinking a bit more like an economist can help you avoid this mistake, and save a lot of money

By Jay L. Zagorsky 4 Aug 2017

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Unusual laws that could get you in trouble on your next trip overseas
Unusual laws that could get you in trouble on your next trip overseas

Honk your horn at your peril in New York and don't you dare go jogging in Burundi. When you're heading on a business trip overseas, you might want to be aware of the following laws that could get you into hot water

1 Aug 2017

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What's new in Dubai?

Dubai's new openings in the first half of 2017 have added a host of new experiences across art, culture, entertainment and dining to its offering. Here's what to look forward to in the second half of 2017

27 Jul 2017

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Can tourism alleviate global poverty?
Can tourism alleviate global poverty?

Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming

By Susanne Becken 24 Jul 2017

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IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking
IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking

"Arriving without a bag is a very frustrating experience for our customers. Over the last decade, we have reduced mishandled baggage by 54% with improved processes. The next step is to realise the full benefits of baggage tracking"

21 Jul 2017

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Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief
Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief

19 Jul 2017

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Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from US laptop ban
Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from US laptop ban

Qatar Airways announced that it has won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from its Doha hub

6 Jul 2017

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Emirates, Turkish Airlines win exemption from US laptop ban

Emirates and Turkish Airlines has won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from their Dubai and Istanbul hubs, the latest carriers after Abu Dhabi's Etihad to win a reprieve

6 Jul 2017

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Sygic Travel database bursting with 360° travel videos
Sygic Travel database bursting with 360° travel videos

Through the Sygic Travel database of more than 1,300 travel videos in 360°, travellers can find themselves in the world's most beautiful places

29 Jun 2017

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Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy
Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A new whitepaper reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it

28 Jun 2017

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New CNN Travel multiplatform, multimedia digital destination launched
New CNN Travel multiplatform, multimedia digital destination launched

CNN has launched an all-new CNN Travel multimedia digital destination. CNN Travel has a new design as a globally-minded, mobile-first, social product with an emphasis on visual storytelling

13 Jun 2017

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Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day and with hopes to inspire travellers to rise early and own their morning, announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme

5 Jun 2017

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