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Buzzfeed and Twitter sign up for World Travel Market Travel Tech Show 2014

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Two of the biggest social media brands - Buzzfeed and Twitter - are already confirmed as keynote speakers at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry. Both companies are presenting as part of WTM Travel Perspective programme which will concentrate on social media and digital content as part of the standalone Travel Tech Show at WTM’s event programme. → Read More

Ramadan Nights: A ‘breaking of the fast’ tour of Dubai

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Video: The final instalment of Ramadan Nights with Breaking Travel News and Phil Blizzard here tours the city of Dubai visiting hotels on Palm Jumeriah and the mainland to discover a wide variety of Iftar venues and meals to ‘break the fast’, from Zabeel Saray to the iconic Burj Al Arab. → Read More

UK passport workers walk out on strike over pay

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Passport workers in the UK have gone on strike in a dispute over staffing numbers and pay. In what is described as a “bid to end staffing shortages that have caused the ongoing backlog crisis”, members of the Pubic & Commercial Services Union walked out on a 24-hour strike this morning. → Read More

Brand USA takes steps toward post-2015 funding

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The American Society of Travel Agents has offered its commendation after the House of Representatives took an important step toward ensuring the continuation of Brand USA. The House passed the Travel Promotion, Enhancement, & Modernisation Act of 2014 by a vote of 347 to 57 and scheduled for a Senate committee hearing. → Read More

Scotland welcomes world with Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

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Scotland has welcomed the world with an Opening Ceremony to the XX Commonwealth Games featuring thousands of friendly faces, a blend of bagpipes, banter and bravado and a soundtrack made for the best party in town. Global celebrities joined thousands of locals to bring a tantalising mix of tradition, irreverent fun and true Glaswegian hospitality to life for the world to see. → Read More

Athletes arrive ahead of Commonwealth Games opening in Glasgow

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Thousands of athletes and officials have now arrived in Glasgow as excitement builds ahead of tonight’s official opening ceremony at Celtic Park. More than 1,000 athletes from 25 countries arrived for the Games at Glasgow Airport on Tuesday, including teams from Bangladesh, New Zealand, India and Singapore. → Read More

New chief operating officer for South African Tourism

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South African Tourism has announced the appointment of its new chief operating officer, Sthembiso Dlamini, who will join South African Tourism on the August 1st 2014. Dlamini is currently employed by the National Development Agency in the capacity of senior manager, office of the chief executive, a role she has occupied since August 2012. → Read More

AHIF 2014: Bench reveals secrets to African investment success

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Bench Events, organisers of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum has released new research revealing what the essential principles are for doing business in Africa. The main findings were that African markets are progressively being seen as open for business and regardless of perceptions of eminent risk, the continent is not considerably different from others. → Read More

Alton Towers Resort offers exclusive access to corporate bookings

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For event organisers looking to create a truly unforgettable experience then look no further than the giant gates of The Alton Towers Resort. For just a handful of dates in November 2014 and March 2015 delegates can have unlimited and exclusive access to the amazing rides and attractions of the UK’s favourite Theme Park. → Read More

Samsonite launches pioneering Lite-Locked range

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Samsonite, the world’s largest luggage brand, has introduced Lite-Locked, the pioneering light-weight collection that merges two key features deeply embedded in Samsonite’s brand DNA: a three-point locking system and the revolutionary Curv material. The three-point locking system, launched as a Samsonite patented innovation in 1986, has continued to evolve over the last 30 years, and now offers travellers even greater security, practical travel use and facilitated opening and closing. → Read More

Abu Dhabi tourism heads to Australia

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Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry is heading for Australia later this month for a three-destination road show aimed at capitalising on growing awareness in, and business from, Down Under. A nine-strong industry delegation, led by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and including Etihad Airways, DMCs, hoteliers, tour operators and Yas Island, will be in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from July 29th-31st, training retail travel agents and MICE consultants on the latest destination offerings. → Read More

Berlin expects crowds to mark 25 years since the fall of the wall

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The German capital is expecting a large number of visitors to descend on the city to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. "Guests want to experience first-hand how Berlin and its people have taken advantage of the historic opportunity given to them a quarter century ago," says Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin. → Read More

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