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Vietnam Airlines sees sharp rise in pre-tax profits

Vietnam Airlines sees sharp rise in pre-tax profits

20 hours ago in Airline News

Vietnam Airlines has announced total consolidated revenue of VND36 trillion for the six months to June 30th 2016. At the same time pre-tax profits are estimated at VND 1,600 billion, reaching nearly seven per cent of the target set for 2016. In the first six months of 2016, the aviation market in Vietnam by 27.2 per cent compared to the same period last year, with a 37 per cent increase in the domestic market. → Read More

World Travel Awards partners with Vietnam Airlines

World Travel Awards partners with Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines has been appointed Airline Partner to the upcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The event is scheduled to take place at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on October 15th, with the Vietnam flag-carrier now set to play a pivotal role in the event. → Read More

Buffalo Tours unveils Master Class range to travellers

Buffalo Tours unveils Master Class range to travellers

Buffalo Tours has announced the launch of its exciting product range, Master Class. This line of tours is unique in connecting travellers with special life - learning opportunities in Asia, and is perfect for groups, FIT or events. Each Master Class experience offers access to exclusive locations and meets some of Asia’s most inspiring people. → Read More

Mariscal Sucre International Airport takes top title at World Travel Awards

Mariscal Sucre International Airport takes top title at World Travel Awards

4th Jul 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

For the third year running, Mariscal Sucre International Airport has been recognised by the World Travel Awards as South America’s Leading Airport. At a gala ceremony at Swissôtel Lima in Perú, Andrew O’Brian, president, Corporación Quipor, accepted the trophy. → Read More

María del Carmen de Zamora Reparaz recognised by World Travel Awards

María del Carmen de Zamora Reparaz recognised by World Travel Awards

4th Jul 2016 in Focus

María del Carmen de Zamora Reparaz, who has held the position of deputy minister of tourism at the Ministry of Foreign Trade & Tourism in Peru since 2014, was on Friday recognised with the title of South America’s Leading Travel Personality by the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News traces her remarkable career. → Read More

Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

2nd Jul 2016 in Travel Events NewsTourism News

Quito Tourism has led winners at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the title of Latin America’s Leading Destination for the fourth consecutive year. Also among the winners at the red carpet event hosted by Swissôtel Lima was PromPerú, recognised by World Travel Awards voters as South America’s Leading Tourist Board for the first time. → Read More

Breaking Travel News investigates: InterContinental London - 02

Breaking Travel News investigates: InterContinental London - 02

1st Jul 2016 in Focus

Situated on the Greenwich Peninsula, next to one of the most successful entertainment venues in Europe, one might expect the InterContinental London - The O2 to be dedicated to solely to pleasure. But, visiting in June this year, just a few months after the grand opening, it quickly becomes apparent the hotel has been designed with business travellers in mind. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole takes a tour. → Read More

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

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

28th Jun 2016 in Hotel NewsTravel Events NewsTourism News

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

TAP Portugal boosts United States flights with two new routes

TAP Portugal boosts United States flights with two new routes

22nd Jun 2016 in Airline NewsTourism News

TAP Portugal has increased its direct non-stop weekly flights to the United States as it welcomes the introduction of its new A330 aircraft to the fleet. The Star Alliance-member will now offer daily non-stop direct flights from Lisbon to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and the Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. → Read More

Digital media vital for Moroccan tourism growth

Digital media vital for Moroccan tourism growth

Lahcen Haddad, minister of tourism for Morocco, has stressed the importance of digital media as a “vector for job opportunities”. In a keynote speech to the Global Economic Mutations and Growth Perspectives conference in Casablanca, Haddad argued the use of digital technology and mass communication will enable economic growth. → Read More

Entertainment goes free of charge on Delta Air lines

Entertainment goes free of charge on Delta Air lines

9th Jun 2016 in Focus

Prepare to be entertained on Delta flights – free of charge. Delta Studio, the airline’s industry-leading suite of on board entertainment, will be free for all customers on two-class aircraft by July 1st. This includes nearly 90 per cent of Delta’s fleet. Customers on nearly all domestic and international flights will feel at home in the air with access to free entertainment through Delta Studio. → Read More

Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa to welcome World Travel Awards

Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa to welcome World Travel Awards

Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey, has been revealed as the host for the upcoming World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2016. The luxurious resort will welcome hospitality leaders from across the region on August 27th as they gather to see who among them has been voted the best-of-the-best. → Read More

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