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VisitWales unveils Wales Way scenic tours

VisitWales unveils Wales Way scenic tours

VisitWales has announced the launch of The Wales Way, a family of three national scenic touring routes that cross the country’s most epic landscapes, showcasing its fascinating history, coastlines and attractions.

Germany sees strong tourism growth in early 2017

Germany sees strong tourism growth in early 2017

German incoming tourism continues to show steady growth rates. From January to September, according to preliminary figures from the Germany federal statistical office, 65.3 million international overnight stays were registered (in accommodation establishments with at least ten beds).

Brits warned to remain at home as political turmoil erupts in Zimbabwe

Brits warned to remain at home as political turmoil erupts in Zimbabwe

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has warned British citizens in Zimbabwe to remain at home as political unrest sweeps the country. Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is currently believed to be under house arrest in the capital Harare, with the military having taken control of the government.

UK travellers flock to Sweden in 2017

UK travellers flock to Sweden in 2017

The past year has seen UK visitor numbers to Sweden soar, a wealth of new campaigns, exciting new tourism products and the launch of three new flights from the UK.

Hong Kong Airlines to fly to the Maldives from January

Hong Kong Airlines to fly to the Maldives from January

Hong Kong Airlines has announced it will operate a three-time weekly service to the Maldives from January 16th next year. Located in the majestic Indian Ocean, the Maldives is comprised of a series of islands renowned for their natural beauty.

LATAM to connect Santiago-Tel Aviv from 2018

LATAM to connect Santiago-Tel Aviv from 2018

LATAM Airlines Group has revealed plans to serve Tel Aviv, Israel. The flight will be operated by LATAM Airlines from Santiago with a stop in São Paulo (SCL-GRU-TLV), subject to regulatory approval.

LEITNER ropeways unveils new Symphony 10 gondola in Val Gardena

LEITNER ropeways unveils new Symphony 10 gondola in Val Gardena

Passengers riding the new Piz Seteur ten-passenger lift in Val Gardena will be the first to experience the new Symphony 10 gondola. The location has been selected for the debut of the new top product from LEITNER ropeways, where it will be premièred in the upcoming winter season.