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15 Dec, 2017, 18:00 GMT Aerion and Lockheed Martin Join Forces to Develop World's First Supersonic Business Jet

Two leaders in supersonic technology, Aerion and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to define a formal...


15 Dec, 2017, 14:45 GMT Medical Tourism Market 2017-2023: Market is Projected to Grow From US$56.333 Billion in 2018 to US$136.591 Billion in 2023, Growing at a CAGR of 19.38%

The "Medical Tourism Market - Industry Trends, Opportunities and Forecasts to 2023" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering....


14 Dec, 2017, 18:37 GMT North America’s Busiest Air Route Revealed as Mexico City to Cancun

A new study published by Routes, the organiser of the world's leading air service development events, shows that Mexico City to Cancun is the...


14 Dec, 2017, 14:14 GMT Zugspitze: New Record-breaking Cable Car to the Top of Germany

The cable car's inaugural journey on December 21st 2017 will mark the beginning of a new era: one in which the state of the art cable car...


14 Dec, 2017, 13:31 GMT Hainan Receives Record One Million Inbound Visits in 2017

On December 6, the inbound visits received by Hainan International Tourism Island went beyond 1 million as UT725 Flight (Moscow - Sanya) landed at...


14 Dec, 2017, 10:37 GMT World ATM Congress 2018 to Deliver the Context, Content, and Contacts to Shape the Future of Global Airspace

Members of the global aviation community are invited to register for World ATM Congress 2018 – the world's largest international air traffic...


14 Dec, 2017, 09:27 GMT TOPHOTELPROJECTS: Motel 6 Parent Company and Expedia Agree on Loyalty Program Enrollment Deal

As more large hotel chains have invested their time, money and energy in launching their own direct-booking campaigns, online travel agency sites...


14 Dec, 2017, 08:37 GMT Air China, Star Alliance and Beijing Capital International Airport Conclude Memorandum of Understanding to Mark Air China's 10th Membership Anniversary

On 13 December 2017, the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB) met in Beijing. The meeting was attended by Star Alliance carriers from 28...


14 Dec, 2017, 01:00 GMT Chinese Theme Park Visitors Will Spend Four Times More on Food and Drink If Technology Is Improved Finds Omnico

68% of Chinese theme park visitors will spend up to four times more than normal on food and drink if they can use mobile phone apps to order in...


13 Dec, 2017, 13:00 GMT Upgraded Cape Town Pass Helps Save Time and Money as Visitors Flock to South Africa's 'Mother City'

With international visitor arrivals to Cape Town up by more than 25 per cent[*] and further growth expected, the revamped Cape Town Pass...


13 Dec, 2017, 12:58 GMT Friends of Zion Museum Awards President Trump in White House Ceremony

President Donald Trump received the Friends of Zion Award from Dr. Mike Evans founder of the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem. The event...


13 Dec, 2017, 09:03 GMT InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong Recorded Repeated Wins of World's Leading Luxury Business Hotel

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong has again triumphed at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 held in Vietnam,...


13 Dec, 2017, 07:00 GMT Priority Pass Unveils The World's Best Airport Lounges - and They're Not Where You'd Expect

Lounges in Jamaica, Estonia and Malta among those recognised in annual poll based on 72,000 ratings from Members A selection of the...


13 Dec, 2017, 07:00 GMT SATS Premier Lounge at Singapore Changi International wins Priority Pass 2017 Asia Pacific Airport Lounge of the Year Award

SATS Premier Lounge, Terminal 2 at Singapore Changi International has been awarded the Priority Pass Asia Pacific Airport Lounge of the Year...


13 Dec, 2017, 06:30 GMT Wirecard Gains the Booking Platform Travelstart as a Customer for Digital Payments

- Travelstart is the largest African online travel agent offering real-time access to thousands of flights in the emerging markets...


13 Dec, 2017, 05:07 GMT Official Launch of the Air China Beijing - Brisbane Route

On 10 December 2017, Air China held a launch ceremony for the inaugural flight on its new route between Beijing and Brisbane. The ceremony...


12 Dec, 2017, 14:38 GMT Top Cruise Ships of 2017 Named by Cruise Critic

MSC Meraviglia is Best New Ship; Uniworld named Best River Cruise Line Cruise Critic, the world's largest cruise reviews site and online...


12 Dec, 2017, 13:00 GMT Seoul's "Urban Regeneration" initiative revitalizes neighborhoods and lives of citizens

Outdated and obsolete urban infrastructures were "re-designed" and "re-turned" to the citizens The term "urban regeneration" has recently...


12 Dec, 2017, 12:08 GMT TOPHOTELPROJECTS: Africa Gets to Grips with the Effects of Airbnb

Accommodation sharing giant Airbnb is taking off in Africa. Its rapid growth into a market that has little precedent for such a service is...


12 Dec, 2017, 12:00 GMT Xpress Money Steps into Brazil with Confidence Corretora Partnership

In line with its focus to increase its network in Latin America, Xpress Money, one of the most dependable money transfer brands in the world has...


12 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Booking.com Expands Global Access to the Booking Assistant

Pilot version of Booking.com's new service and support chatbot is now widely available to English-language bookings, handling 30% of those...


12 Dec, 2017, 06:00 GMT Fraport Traffic Figures - November 2017: Positive Trend Continues

Fraport's FRA home-base and Group airports report traffic growth FRA/emk-rap – In November 2017, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than...


12 Dec, 2017, 05:00 GMT Web Japan, Site for Spreading Information on Things Japanese, Announces Launch of Multilingual Versions

The Public Relations Office of Web Japan is pleased to announce that the website for spreading information on things Japanese has newly started...


11 Dec, 2017, 23:29 GMT tripgift.com Launches First eGift Card for Worldwide Hotels, Experiences, Cruises, Tours & Car Rental

Today tripgift.com has launched the first worldwide eGift card for Travel, Lifestyle Experiences and Digital Media with a unique choice of...


11 Dec, 2017, 14:21 GMT Deer Jet Crowned "World's Leading Private Jet Charter" for Three Consecutive Years

The World Travel Awards (WTA), the travel industry's leading awards programme, reunited hundreds of leaders representing the best of the world's...