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Antigua open for business following Hurricane Irma

Antigua open for business following Hurricane Irma

Antigua is back to offering world-class excursions and adventures across the island. Popular activities in Antigua, from Stingray City to zip-lining adventures to safari land tours to cruises, sea circumnavigation and snorkelling tours are available once again following the impact of Hurricane Irma.

Icelandair to launch new flights to Dallas in spring 2018

Icelandair to launch new flights to Dallas in spring 2018

Icelandair is has announce flights to its 20th North American gateway, Dallas. Flights to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will begin on May 30th, and will operate to their hub Keflavik four times per week with a Boeing 757-200 aircraft.

Explosion on London Underground train at Parsons Green

Explosion on London Underground train at Parsons Green

The Metropolitan Police are investigating a suspected terrorist attack at Parsons Green underground station. Images on social media show a white smouldering container which is believed to have exploded near the rear of the train, causing panic.

Air Europa to offer flights to Recife, Brazil, from December

Air Europa to offer flights to Recife, Brazil, from December

Air Europa will be introducing a new service from London Gatwick to the Brazilian city of Recife in December 2017, via Madrid. The twice-weekly route will start on December 20th - operating on Wednesdays and Fridays - with the addition of a third weekly flight expected in 2018.

airBatlic to offer flights to Liepaja throughout winter season

airBatlic to offer flights to Liepaja throughout winter season

airBaltic has made a decision to continue its domestic flights connecting Riga and Liepaja during the winter season. The decision will allow the city to remain available for visitors from more than 60 airBaltic destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and the CIS.

VisitBritain lures US tourists with new Kingsman campaign

VisitBritain lures US tourists with new Kingsman campaign

VisitBritain is tempting US tourists to discover the exciting, secretive and adventurous side of Britain in a new film tourism campaign ahead of Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The film, from director Matthew Vaughn, is in cinemas in the US on September 22nd, 2017.

Cautious optimism for Fort Lauderdale tourism following Hurricane Irma

Cautious optimism for Fort Lauderdale tourism following Hurricane Irma

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has advised the destination is no longer under any weather watches, warnings or advisories following Hurricane Irma. The Florida east coast destination fared well as the storm moved away from the area in a more south-westerly direction on Sunday, and winds began to lessen.

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Cardiff Airport, Wales

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Cardiff Airport, Wales

Qatar Airways will begin operating daily direct flights from Cardiff Airport, with the inaugural flight due to depart on May 1st, 2018. The new service between the Welsh capital and Doha will be operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

UNWTO General Assembly: Tourism back to heights not seen since 2010

UNWTO General Assembly: Tourism back to heights not seen since 2010

Figures revealed on the first day of the UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu, China, reveal destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million international tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36 million more than in the same period of 2016. At six per cent, growth was well above the trend of recent years, making the current January-June period the strongest half-year since 2010.