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Qatar Airways to launch Osaka flights in April

Qatar Airways to launch Osaka flights in April

Qatar Airways has announced services to Osaka, Japan, starting from April 6th. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, Osaka will be the airline’s third gateway into the country.

JetBlue unveils plans for new Guyana service

JetBlue unveils plans for new Guyana service

JetBlue has announced it is expanding its large Latin America and Caribbean network with a new non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Georgetown, Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

Long Island welcomes historic visitor numbers

Long Island welcomes historic visitor numbers

Statistics from the New York State Economic Impact of Tourism report showcase record breaking highs across the state and Long Island in visitation, economic impact, and direct spending.

VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home

VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home

VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. VisitEngland statistics show that 16-to-34-year olds had the lowest growth across all age groups for taking holidays at home during the last decade, 2008 to 2018.

Sushisamba coming to the Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah

Sushisamba coming to the Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah

Nakheel has confirmed the Sushisamba restaurant is to open on the 51st floor of the Palm Tower, 220 metres above the world-famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. Sushisamba, which currently operates in London, Miami, Las Vegas and Amsterdam, has partnered with Dubai’s Sunset Hospitality Group for the new venue, which will open in 2020.

Singapore Airlines launches new flights to Seattle

Singapore Airlines launches new flights to Seattle

Singapore Airlines has continued its expansion of non-stop services to the US with the departure of flight SQ28 to Seattle this morning. The flight departed Changi International Airport earlier and is scheduled to arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport today, at 09:05 local time.

Azizi Developments sees uptick in Saudi investors in Dubai property

Azizi Developments sees uptick in Saudi investors in Dubai property

Azizi Developments recorded an eight per cent increase in sales to investors from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between 2018 and 2019. While United Arab Emirates nationals still make up the largest customer demographic, with 52 per cent, Saudi nationals now constitute a quarter.

World Travel Awards headed to the Thompson Okanagan in 2020

World Travel Awards headed to the Thompson Okanagan in 2020

World Travel Awards has revealed it will host its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia. The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across North America will attend what will mark World Travel Awards’ first ceremony in Canada.

Buenos Aires joins INSTO network to sustainably manage tourism

Buenos Aires joins INSTO network to sustainably manage tourism

Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories, a pioneering initiative of the World Tourism Organisation aimed at helping destinations manage the sector in a smart and sustainable manner.