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New look for New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau website

New look for New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau website

New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau has unveiled the new look of its destination website. The new website features responsive design, access to thousands of crowd-sourced images and a section for travel professionals that includes event calendars and suggested themed focused itineraries within the city.

Boeing finalises $27b 737 Max deal with flydubai

Boeing finalises $27b 737 Max deal with flydubai

Boeing and flydubai have finalised the purchase of 175 737 Max airplanes in the largest single-aisle jet order in Middle East history. The deal – which includes options for an additional 50 jets – is valued at $27 billion at current list prices.

ABTA: Millions of Brits preparing for Christmas getaway

ABTA: Millions of Brits preparing for Christmas getaway

ABTA estimates that over 4.5 million passengers are heading abroad over the Christmas and New Year period, with the peak travel day predicted to be December 22nd. At the same time, and somewhat unsurprisingly, Christmas Day is expected to be the quietest day for travel.

Sanya emerging as Chinese tourism powerhouse

Sanya emerging as Chinese tourism powerhouse

Sanya received a total of 620,000 inbound tourists during November, representing year-on-year growth of 70 per cent. The tropical city at the southern end of China is expected to receive more than 18 million visitors by the end of the year, setting a record for tourism there.