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Abercrombie & Kent moots Cox & Kings UK acquisition

Abercrombie & Kent moots Cox & Kings UK acquisition

As a heritage brand, with a loyal client database and excellent product portfolio, A&K believes the two companies complement each other to create a combined proposition that will grow the UK luxury travel market.

Jamaica tourism focus recognised by World Economic Forum

Jamaica tourism focus recognised by World Economic Forum

Jamaica has been ranked second in the world for the prioritisation of travel and tourism by the World Economic Forum. The ranking, which was welcomed by Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for the Caribbean destination, was highlighted in the latest Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index.

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.