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Sabre gears up for Arabian Travel Market 2017

Sabre gears up for Arabian Travel Market 2017

Sabre Corporation is exhibiting at the Arabian Travel Market. The tech giant will be demonstrating its latest technology, the new Sabre Red Workspace, a modern platform built around its core GDS infrastructure to provide more services and faster value to customers.

Reunion Island to shine at World Travel Market, Africa

Reunion Island to shine at World Travel Market, Africa

This year’s World Travel Market, Africa, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, will bring some of the most prominent exhibitors and professionals within the hospitality, travel and tourism industry together, and Reunion Island Tourism Board is set to take centre stage.

United Arab Emirates sees boost to average length of stay

United Arab Emirates sees boost to average length of stay

The United Arab Emirates has succeeded in boosting the length of time that travellers stay in the country using longer layovers and connections between Europe and America with Asian destinations. The fastest growing group is now those staying between six to eight nights, according to ForwardKeys which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 16 million booking transactions a day.

Indaba expands digital matchmaking service ahead of 2017 event

Indaba expands digital matchmaking service ahead of 2017 event

Indaba returns to the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from May 16th-18th, sporting a more streamlined programme and improved floor layout to make it easier for the world to come and sample the tourism treasures Africa has to offer.

International hospitality community to gather for Travel Trade Maldives

International hospitality community to gather for Travel Trade Maldives

Travel Trade Maldives is the platform that connects the travel trade community of the Maldives to the global network of travel agents easily and instantly. Staged annually in Maldives, the event is the leading global event for the travel trade industry of Maldives to connect with a diverse range of international hoteliers and travel professionals.

Global Restaurant Investment Forum reveals networking agenda

Global Restaurant Investment Forum reveals networking agenda

Next week’s Global Restaurant Investment Forum 2017 will host two exclusive, not-to-be-missed networking receptions for its 300 delegates. GRIF, which will be held on April 10th-12th at Fairmont the Palm, will host its opening reception at Lima Dubai at City Walk, the urban, living destination by Meraas.

Acapulco, Mexico, hosts successful Tianguis Turístico

Acapulco, Mexico, hosts successful Tianguis Turístico

The 42nd edition of Tianguis Turístico in Acapulco, organised by the Mexico Tourism Board, broke records in terms of attendees, number of business meetings and participation from companies, buyers, and countries. The figures show the event exceeding the results in all of these categories from all Tianguis Turístico during the last five years.

WTTC chairman calls for further action on global visas

WTTC chairman calls for further action on global visas

World Travel & Tourism Council chairman Gerald Lawless has urged governments around the world to improve visa applications to boost what he called “freedom to travel”. The use of electronic visa systems would greatly enhance international travel, he explained.

Norwegian chief welcomes competition in low-cost transatlantic market

Norwegian chief welcomes competition in low-cost transatlantic market

Bjørn Kjos, chief executive of low-cost carrier Norwegian Air, has urged rivals to join the carrier in the low-cost transatlantic market. “I hope some of our competitors make it in this market," he said, "they are creating demand, bringing in passengers who could not afford to fly before."

World Ski Awards to return to A-ROSA Kitzbühel for 2017 Gala Ceremony

World Ski Awards to return to A-ROSA Kitzbühel for 2017 Gala Ceremony

World Ski Awards has revealed that the five star A-ROSA Kitzbühel will host its 2017 Gala Ceremony. The most prestigious awards programme in the ski tourism industry will return to the resort for the fifth consecutive year, for three action packed days of unrivalled networking events, dinners and exclusive ski experience activities.