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Qatar Airways touches down in Langkawi, Malaysia

Qatar Airways touches down in Langkawi, Malaysia

The new service to Langkawi will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class, with spacious cabins and specially-designed interiors.

Ramothea to lead South African Tourism in UK

Ramothea to lead South African Tourism in UK

Kgomotso Ramothea brings to the role a wealth of knowledge and expertise, with 17 years in the communications industry and over nine years’ overseeing the communications and marketing strategies at South African Tourism.

Royal Caribbean to offer purpose-built destination in Vanuatu

Royal Caribbean to offer purpose-built destination in Vanuatu

Vanuatu has been revealed as the home of Royal Caribbean’s newest island destination – Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu. The project was announced by Vanuatu’s prime minister, Charlot Salwai, and Royal Caribbean International president, Michael Bayley.

NYC & Company launches largest ever global marketing campaign

NYC & Company launches largest ever global marketing campaign

NYC & Company has kicked off its most expansive global tourism marketing campaign to date. The refreshed ‘Famous Original New York City’ initiative is valued at approximately $20 million and will reach 22 global markets including, for the first time ever, Ireland and Singapore.

Saint Lucia continues record visitor arrivals streak

Saint Lucia continues record visitor arrivals streak

The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in and the record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, the island can now boast that seven out of the eight months thus far this year have recorded unprecedented growth in arrivals.

Vinpearl Convention Centre Phu Quoc prepares for World Travel Awards arrival

Vinpearl Convention Centre Phu Quoc prepares for World Travel Awards arrival

The paradise island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2019 on October 12th. Leading travel industry figureheads from across Asia and Oceania are gathering for the red-carpet reception at Vinpearl Convention Centre.

New leadership for Martinique Tourism Authority

New leadership for Martinique Tourism Authority

François Baltus-Languedoc's mission at the helm of the authority will be to devise and implement innovative strategies to develop the appeal of the destination, both in terms of promotion towards international markets, as well as to advance the tourism offer in Martinique.