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World View reaches 1,000 reservations for edge of space flight
World View, the stratospheric ballooning and space tourism company, has accomplished a new milestone: reaching one thousand reservations for its space tourism programme taking participants to the edge of space in a zero-pressure stratospheric balloon and pressurised space capsule.
CDC recommendation for masks and travel
At this time, CDC recommends that everyone aged 2 and older – including passengers and workers – properly wear a well-fitting mask or respirator over the nose and mouth in indoor areas of public transportation (such as airplanes, trains, etc.) and transportation hubs (such as airports, stations, etc.).
What's new in The Bahamas in May
With the busy summer travel season fast approaching, The Bahamas is gearing up to welcome visitors with deals and promotions, the return of highly anticipated festivities and brand new cultural events. With increased airlift to the destination, visiting this summer is easier than ever.
US Travel calls for extension of REAL ID Act
US Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes has issued a statement calling on the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to delay the implementation of the REAL ID Act, which is set to take full effect from 3 May 2023.
TUI boosts Turkey summer capacity
TUI is raising capacity to Turkey this summer to 1.5m guests to resorts in Antalya, Izmir, Bodrum and Dalaman. The group also plans to further grow capacity across all markets for summer 2023.
Royal Caribbean and World Wildlife Fund recommit to partnership
Royal Caribbean Group announces its new commitment to the next phase of its ongoing partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for guidance and counsel in establishing bold environmental goals and sustainable business practices.
Memberful announces keynote participation at TravelCon 2022
Memberful, a membership software that helps creators, entrepreneurs, podcasters, and educators create sustainable businesses, announces its keynote participation in this year's TravelCon being held in Memphis, Tennessee.
UNWTO members vote to suspend Russia
Following a vote by members of the General Assembly, Russia has been suspended from the UNWTO and will lose its membership rights with immediate effect.
Germany to kickstart tourism drive at ATM 2022
The German National Tourist Board is set to return to ATM next month by unveiling of two campaigns to the GCC market. Germany’s presence at ATM, which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from May 9-12, will feature a strong focus on local culture and its various cities.
Aurora Expeditions appoints new CEO
Aurora Expeditions has announced that Michael Heath will join the company, taking on the role of CEO effective 1 June.
Jamaica’s Edmund Bartlett thanks UK best sellers: one million room nights and counting
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett hosted a reception to celebrate the leading UK sellers, including Sandals, TUI and Virgin Atlantic Holidays, which have collectively sold nearly a million rooms nights to Jamaica for this year.
CWT names Patrick Andersen new CEO
CWT has appointed President and COO Patrick Andersen as its next President and CEO. He will take over the reins from Michelle McKinney Frymire.