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Dawe takes up role with London & Partners

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Sandie Dawe, the former chief executive of VisitBritain, has been appointed as a board member of London & Partners, the mayor’s official promotional company for the city. Dawe, who was at VisitBritain for 23 years, brings with her a wealth of experience in the tourism sector and takes up the position today. → Read More

Craigs to step down as PATA chief executive

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Pacific Asia Travel Association chief executive Martin Craigs is expected to announce his retirement from the role today. PATA is presently meeting at its Travel Mart 2014 event in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with the board of the organisation reportedly selecting a new leader for the organisation. → Read More

ICC Sydney set to revolutionise western harbour

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At a forum focussed on the unprecedented rejuvenation of Sydney’s western harbour earlier, private and public sector representatives discussed how best to promote an emerging super precinct, within the heart of which sits International Convention Centre Sydney. Chief executive of ICC Sydney and AEG Ogden Group conventions director Geoff Donaghy said although the international convention centre was set within its own dynamic precinct of Darling Harbour, the destination was further bolstered by the growth of neighbouring finance, technology, media and student hubs. → Read More

Gstaad extends SuperPass ski slopes

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This winter season the Swiss alpine region of Gstaad and its neighbouring ski resorts are extending their ski pass, known as the 'SuperPass', to include an extra 200 km of slopes. The new SuperPass will allow skiers to make the most of three ski resorts - Gstaad Mountain Rides, Les Alpes Vaudoises and Adelboden-Lenk - with just one ticket. → Read More

CHTA appoints leadership for new biennium

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Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association president Emil Lee has enhanced his executive committee by adding three Caribbean tourism industry professionals who will serve as regional vice presidents during his presidency. Lee has appointed Sanovnik Destang, executive director of Bay Gardens Resorts in St. Lucia, Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, founder of Bedford Baker Group in the Bahamas, and Warren Binder, president Creative Travel Consultants in Florida. → Read More

UK passport applicants should be given refund, say MPs

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Applicants for British passports who paid additional fees in an attempt to avoid processing delays should get a refund, MPs have argued. ‘Fast-track’ appointments, often promising passports would be returned in 24 hours, “exploited” travellers, according to the Home Affairs Committee. → Read More

TUI AG thrashes out details of TUI Travel takeover

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TUI AG has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all-share nil-premium merger of TUI Travel and TUI AG, which is to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement of TUI Travel. Under the merger, TUI Travel Shareholders (other than TUI AG and certain connected parties) will receive 0.399 New TUI AG Shares for each TUI Travel Share held by them at the scheme record time. → Read More

British tourists found dead in Thailand

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The bodies of two British tourists have been found dead on a beach in southern Thailand. Both are believed to have serious head wounds, with police beginning an investigation into the incident. The victims were found on the island of Koh Tao. → Read More

Australia’s Nature Coast pushes for growth in UK market

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Sunshine Coast Destination and Fraser Coast Opportunities continue to join forces and will expand their marketing push of Australia’s Nature Coast into the UK, a key international market for both regions. Just over 12 months old, the ANC initiative is designed to showcase the environmental assets of the neighbouring regions, in order to increase international appeal. → Read More

WTTC criticises Latin America for failure to develop tourism infrastructure

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Latin America is set to miss out on economic and social benefits from tourism unless it invests sufficiently in its lagging infrastructure. That is according to World Travel & Tourism Council president David Scowsill, who stresses that weaknesses in the current state of tourism infrastructure in Latin America pose a threat to realising the growth potential of the sector within the region. → Read More

Voting deadline approaches ahead of World Ski Awards at A-ROSA Kitzbühel

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Finalists at the World Ski Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the ski hospitality industry, are entering the home straight as the deadline for voting approaches. The World Ski Awards 2014 will take place over the weekend of November 21st-23rd at the A-ROSA Kitzbühel, Austria and will host the ski tourism industry's leading international figure-heads and decision makers. → Read More

Quito set to welcome sporting elite to Ecuador

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Quito has confirmed it will host two large international sports tournaments over the next months. With the intention of becoming a reference city in terms of event management, the capital of Ecuador will be home for the PGA Latin American Tour in September and for the ATP 250 Tournament next January, 2015. → Read More

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