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Vecchio steps up to head Sonoma County Tourism

Vecchio steps up to head Sonoma County Tourism

Following an extensive search, Sonoma County Tourism has appointed tourism industry veteran Claudia Vecchio to the role of president and chief executive. Vecchio replaces Ken Fischang, who stepped down in May.

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Pattaya, Thailand

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Pattaya, Thailand

Qatar Airways has responded to increased customer demand for services to Thailand by launching direct flights to Pattaya, the airline’s fifth route to the country. The new four-times-a-week service, which starts on January 28th, is in addition to the airline’s existing flights to Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket and soon to be launched, Chiang Mai.

World Travel Awards touches down in Dubai for Middle East Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards touches down in Dubai for Middle East Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards, the hospitality industry’s leading awards programme, has landed in Dubai, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Middle East Gala Ceremony. The highly anticipated event will take place at the Armani Dubai this Sunday, October 29th, with hospitality leaders from across the region confirmed to attend.