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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.

French visitors drive increase tourism figures for Reunion

French visitors drive increase tourism figures for Reunion

Following record tourist figures reported at the end of 2016, Reunion counted a total of more than 550,000 visitors in 2017. With 11 per cent more tourists than in 2016, this double-digit increase has delighted the destination's tourism authority as well as local stakeholders across the sector.

Great Lakes sees sharp increase in airlift from UK

Great Lakes sees sharp increase in airlift from UK

Two new airlines have announced they will begin flying into the Great Lakes region of the United States from the UK this year. Icelandair will run four flights a week via Reykjavik to Cleveland, Ohio, starting in May 2018.

Mauritius celebrates 50th anniversary of independence from UK

Mauritius celebrates 50th anniversary of independence from UK

Mauritius celebrates its Independence Day every year on March 12th and this year carries extra significance as its marks the golden jubilee of the event. The tourism hotspot enjoys a public holiday to celebrate the anniversary of independence from Britain.

Emmott to lead Amadeus in UK

Emmott to lead Amadeus in UK

Amadeus has announced that Liz Emmott has been appointed as general manager for the United Kingdom. The appointment takes effect from April and will be based at Amadeus’ office located at Gatwick Airport.