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Travel Corporation signs up to WTTC Buenos Aires Declaration

Travel Corporation signs up to WTTC Buenos Aires Declaration

At the World Travel & Tourism Council’s recent global summit in Buenos Aires, the Travel Corporation and its not-for-profit organisation, TreadRight, were among the first industry leaders to sign the Buenos Aires Declaration on Travel & Tourism and Illegal Wildlife Trade.

Illinois visitor numbers hit record high

Illinois visitor numbers hit record high

Visitors to Illinois hit an all-time high in 2017, government Bruce Rauner announced earlier. Nearly 114 million people travelled to the state last year to ‘Enjoy Illinois’ and give a $1.1 billion boost to the state’s economy.

Holiday Extras sees £30m management buyout

Holiday Extras sees £30m management buyout

Holiday Extras has announced the completion of a management buyout which values the company at close to £100 million and places 55 per cent of the company’s equity into an employee benefit trust.

Dubai Airports signs with IATA to rollout Smart Security

Dubai Airports signs with IATA to rollout Smart Security

In a move that will enhance customer experience and operational efficiency at security check points at Dubai International and Dubai World Central, operator Dubai Airports has signed memorandum of understanding with the International Air Transport Association and Airports Council International to become part of their joint initiative on Smart Security.