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Vietjet launches two new Japan connections

Vietjet launches two new Japan connections

Vietjet has launched two new routes connecting Vietnam and Japan. The news was revealed during a state visit to Japan by Vietnamese prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, as part of the G20 summit.

Jamaica seeks leading position in Caribbean climate change resilience

Jamaica seeks leading position in Caribbean climate change resilience

Climate change is no longer a future event for tourism, it is altering the decisions of today’s travellers, in the view of the Jamaica Tourist Board. The world observed the immediate impacts of climate change most recently in 2017 when hurricanes Irma and Maria caused severe destruction to several islands.

Balearic Island urges visitors to save water with new campaign

Balearic Island urges visitors to save water with new campaign

The government of the Balearic Island has launched a campaign which aims to highlight the importance of saving water in the archipelago. Focused on the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera, the move will encourage visitors and residents to think twice about their water consumption.

Palm Jumeirah dominates Dubai property market

Palm Jumeirah dominates Dubai property market

An off-plan five-bedroom apartment spanning 24,000 square feet in Omniyat’s One Palm, worth AED74 million is the most expensive property sold so far in 2019. That is according to Property Finder, the MENA region’s leading property portal.

Nicholson-Doty appointed chief executive of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Nicholson-Doty appointed chief executive of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

The board of directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority have appointed Beverly Nicholson-Doty to the role of chief executive of the body. She has over three decades of industry leadership experience, including most recently serving as commissioner of tourism at the United States Virgin Islands department of tourism from 2007-2018.

UK begins construction of Expo 2020 pavilion

UK begins construction of Expo 2020 pavilion

Reem Al Hashimy, United Arab Emirates minister of state for international cooperation and director general of the Expo 2020 Bureau, has welcomed the United Kingdom’s international trade secretary, Liam Fox, to Dubai as the UK becomes the latest country to break ground on its pavilion.

British travellers flock to Jamaica in early 2019

British travellers flock to Jamaica in early 2019

Jamaica has welcomed more British travellers than ever before in early 2019, with visitor numbers increasing by six per cent from January-April when compared to the same period last year. The results follow a trend in steady growth of British travellers to Jamaica.

Nakheel unveils plans for Al Khail Avenue investment

Nakheel unveils plans for Al Khail Avenue investment

Nakheel - master developer behind the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai - is investing AED114 million in roads and bridges giving direct access to Al Khail Avenue, its new retail, dining and entertainment development at Jumeirah Village.

Tourism Toronto launches new Let Yourself In ad campaign

Tourism Toronto launches new Let Yourself In ad campaign

Tourism Toronto is launching a new destination marketing campaign, Let Yourself In. The move comes fresh on the heels of the Raptors capturing the NBA title and Toronto’s sense of welcome and diversity seizing the world’s attention.