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Flight Centre selects Amadeus for distribution technology deal

Flight Centre selects Amadeus for distribution technology deal

Amadeus and Flight Centre Travel Group have announced that the tech giant will be providing distribution technology for Flight Centre’s business across EMEA and Asia. As one of Flight Centre’s partners of choice, Amadeus will be working hand-in-hand with Flight Centre to transform its IT and operations through innovative solutions and support expansion in these regions.

Oman selected as partner country for ITB Berlin 2020

Oman selected as partner country for ITB Berlin 2020

Officials at ITB Berlin have announced that the Sultanate of Oman is to be the official partner country for the 2020 event. Oman tourism minister, Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi, said: “ITB Berlin is the leading platform for the global travel industry."

St. Kitts Tourism Authority launches latest UK campaign

St. Kitts Tourism Authority launches latest UK campaign

Brits fed up of the cold winter weather can transport themselves to the Caribbean through the medium of music thanks to a latest campaign, #StKittsShoutOut. The initiative, given backing by St. Kitts Tourism Authority, brings a taste of St. Kitts to the UK by showcasing its unique music, local people and idyllic scenery that holidaymakers can experience for themselves.

National Geographic Expeditions launches in UK market

National Geographic Expeditions launches in UK market

National Geographic Expeditions has launched in the United Kingdom. The travel company has expanded into the UK market for the first time as a premium provider of travel experiences that embody the renowned National Geographic spirit of adventure, conservation and education.

Hamill opens Skywalk in Gibraltar

Hamill opens Skywalk in Gibraltar

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has opened the Skywalk at the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. Standing 340 metres directly above sea level, the Skywalk is higher than the tallest point of London’s Shard.

Egypt shifts focus to Hurghada as Brits return

Egypt shifts focus to Hurghada as Brits return

The Egyptian State Tourist Authority has revealed 61,481 Brits travelled to Egypt in the first two months of 2018, an increase of almost 40 per cent compared to the same period last year. The latest figures reflect the broader upward trend for the destination over the past year, with 319,388 UK citizens travelling to Egypt in 2017, an increase of 38 per cent.