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Goa Tourism to scale up skill development for providing better tourism services in the state

More than one-third of Goa’s population is now engaged in tourism, both directly and indirectly.
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:36

Holland America Line’s Westerdam sets sail for the Far East in 2018-19

Westerdam kicks off the season with a 14-day North Pacific Crossing from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan. The ship then begins a series of voyages that explore the Far East, from Japan to Vietnam.
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:30

Boeing, VietJet sign agreement for 100 737 MAX airplanes

Agreement includes 80 737 MAX 10s, which would be largest commitment in Asia; Deal to double Vietnamese carrier's 737 MAX fleet to 200.
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:09

UnionPay will be accepted in tourist attractions and public transportation in France

So far, UnionPay is accepted at more than 3 million merchants in 39 countries and regions in Europe, accounting for over 60% of all bankcard-accepting merchants in the region.
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:52

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2018

This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. The winners were selected by an independent judging committee consisting of fourteen senior executives from the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors.
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:37

Ingo Schweder (GOCO Hospitality): Thailand is among the top wellness destinations around the world

Ingo Schweder, CEO & Founder of GOCO Hospitality talks about wellness tourism and the trends of this type of tourism.
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:21

Singapore Airlines is voted the World's Best Airline 2018

Singapore Airlines is voted the World's Best Airline 2018 by travellers, with Qatar Airways in 2nd place and ANA in 3rd position.
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:55

Libre Resorts opens Libre Resorts Lijiang

Located within Lijiang Forise International Holiday World, the hotel and the surrounding area integrates the accommodations, dining and entertainment with local touring options.
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:53

Chinese destination Sanya promotes its charm during roadshow in London

Performance by Miss World representatives draw wide attention.
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:53

Hainan Airlines will receive a new A330-300 aircraft this month

This Airbus A330-300 is able to contain 303 passengers, containing 279 seats in economy class and 24 seats in business class.
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:16

Boeing, Jet Airways announce order for an additional 75 737 MAX airplanes

This order for an additional 75 MAX airplanes helps the Indian carrier expand its network to meet surging demand in the fastest-growing aviation market in the world.
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:28

Libre Resorts opens Libre Resorts Lijiang

The hotel features 455 premium deluxe rooms and 86 luxurious villas.
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:57

Major announcements arising from AIPC 2018

The Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur was selected as the site of the 2020 AIPC Annual Conference.
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:29

Airbus signs up three Indian startups to power GenNext aviation solutions

Partnerships with Stelae Technology, EFLIGHT and Airpix part of Airbus' push for 'Make in India'.
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:50

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts launches Artificial Intelligence rooms in Greater China

Customised for InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, the AI solution is developed by Baidu's DuerOS Platform.
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:38