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Slovenian tourism takes long-term view to reach new heights

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Visitors to Slovenia often praise the friendly and welcoming atmosphere of this green, active and healthy country. It’s a reputation that has seen tourism in Slovenia contributing to approximately 13 per cent of the country’s GDP and one in eight Slovenian employees working in the tourism sector, which is above the European and global average. → Read More

Eurostar celebrates Disneyland Paris anniversary

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On this day 20 years ago, the very first Eurostar service set off from the heart of London to the gates of Disneyland Paris. Since then, Eurostar is proud to have carried over seven million passengers from the United Kingdom to the Magic Kingdom. → Read More

Rixos to welcome Land of Legends to Antalya, Turkey

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The Land of Legends, operating under the banner of Rixos World Parks & Entertainment, a joint venture of Rixos Hotels, promises an unprecedented experience. With Rixos’ quintessential hospitality, and the expertise of Dragone Productions, a creative name for show business, the extravaganza will open its gates in summer 2016. → Read More

World Travel Awards lands in Lima ahead of Latin America Gala Ceremony

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Peruvian capital Lima is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place at Swissôtel Lima on Friday, July 1st. Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony, with the best among them recognised with the prestigious World Travel Awards trophies. → Read More

Restrata aviation security deal to boost Egyptian tourism industry

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Leading British aviation security firm, Restrata, has been appointed to deliver an aviation security programme for airports across Egypt, including Sharm el-Sheikh. The announcement is the latest step in Egypt’s upgrading of its security: ensuring a long-term, high level of security at all airports. → Read More

Buffalo Tours launches MICE division in Asia

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Buffalo Tours has launched Buffalo Events – a MICE division to support corporate clients and MICE agents in crafting meaningful events and incentives. Buffalo Tours’ expansion to incorporate a dedicated MICE division follows the demand from clients to provide small group specialist event services focusing on unique experiences and CSR objectives. → Read More

UK traveller boom for Tenerife in early 2016

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The latest figures from the Tenerife Tourism Corporation indicate that over 800,000 visitors from the UK travelled to Tenerife between January and May 2016, representing an increase of 20.8 per cent on the previous year. These statistics are all the more remarkable considering that 2015 saw a total of 1,765,216 visitors from the UK market, which already represented an uplift of 4.8 per cent on the previous year. → Read More

Emirates to bring A380 to Dubai-Auckland route for first time

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Emirates is to operate its daily non-stop services between Dubai and Auckland with an A380 aircraft, less than a year after operating the flights with a Boeing 777-200LR. Emirates’ flagship double-decker A380s will operate on the route, currently the world’s longest, from October 30th. → Read More

Vietjet launches new route linking Ho Chi Minh City and Tainan

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Vietjet has launched its latest international route, connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Tainan. The inaugural flight was welcomed by government officials from both Vietnam and Tainan, as well as senior leaders from Vietjet Air. The route will depart from Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City at 10:45 and arrive at Tainan at 15:00. → Read More

Zimbabwe joins Pacific Asia Travel Association to promote Chinese tourism

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The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has become the first national tourism organisation from the continent of Africa to join the Pacific Asia Travel Association. The two organisations signed a letter of agreement during the annual Sanganai World Tourism Expo in Bulawayo. The agreement reinforces Zimbabwe’s determination to increase the numbers of international arrivals from influential source markets across the Asia Pacific region. → Read More

Tourism bodies seek to quell consumer fears over Brexit

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With the peak travel season about to begin, British holidaymakers are set to discover the immediate effects of the vote to the Leave the European Union, with the pound falling and prices increasing abroad. ABTA has assured travellers that there will be no immediate change in European regulations in the face of the UK vote to exit the European Union, claiming: “People due to travel this summer will see little changes to their holiday. → Read More

Wyndham Grand Athens to open in 2017

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Wyndham Hotel Group has announced that accessible luxury is coming to Athens when the Wyndham Grand Athens, the first Wyndham Hotel Group hotel in Greece, opens in the city centre early next year. Travel is the best excuse to enjoy the grand things in life, and Wyndham Grand hotels and resorts offer truly unforgettable travel experiences. → Read More

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