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Hays Travel creates 1,500 new jobs

Hays Travel creates 1,500 new jobs

The roles, which are available now, include 200 new posts at the company’s head office in Sunderland, north-east England, and 500 jobs handling foreign currency in each of the new Hays Travel stores around the UK.

Maldives puts niche markets at centre of 2020 tourism strategy

Maldives puts niche markets at centre of 2020 tourism strategy

The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has announced a new tourism strategy for 2020. The plan includes a stronger focus on promoting the rich culture of the destination, as well as developing niche markets such as MICE, culture and sports tourism.

South Korea signs with Wego for Middle East tourism push

South Korea signs with Wego for Middle East tourism push

Wego has launched a collaboration with the Korea Tourism Organisation to boost visitor numbers from the GCC to the destination. South Korea allows leisure travellers to soak up the scenic sights of high mountains and clear waters.

IATA warns over continued threats to aviation growth

IATA warns over continued threats to aviation growth

“Given the environment of declining world trade activity and tariff wars, rising political and geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy, it is difficult to see the trend reversing in the near term,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA director general.