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Etihad brings Dreamliner to Abu Dhabi–Geneva route

Etihad brings Dreamliner to Abu Dhabi–Geneva route

Etihad Airways launched its flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi–Geneva route earlier, as the launch of the summer schedule. Geneva is the second Swiss destination after Zurich served by Etihad Airways’ next generation aircraft which is fast becoming the backbone of the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s long-haul fleet.

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.

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.

Eva Air launches daily Chiang Mai connections

Eva Air launches daily Chiang Mai connections

Eva Air will launch daily non-stop flights between Taipei and Chiang Mai on July 1st. Taiwan’s independent airline will serve the route with an Airbus A321-200, configured in business and economy classes for 184 passengers.

World Travel Awards to visit Durban for Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards to visit Durban for Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards has revealed that its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony will this year be hosted at Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa. Hospitality leaders from across the region will gather for the red-carpet gala ceremony on October 6th to see who among them has been voted the best in the business.

World Travel Awards headed to Guayaquil for Latin America Ceremony

World Travel Awards headed to Guayaquil for Latin America Ceremony

World Travel Awards has revealed that Guayaquil, on the west coast of Ecuador, will host its Latin America Ceremony on September 15th. It will be World Travel Awards’ first visit to Guayaquil, the gateway to the incredible Galapagos Islands and the beating commercial heart of the South American destination.