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23 Jun, 2017, 19:19 BST HNA Group to Host International Week in Paris

Series of Events Celebrate HNA Group's Global Platform, Corporate Achievements, and Commitment to Philanthropy and Cultural Exchange Marks First...


23 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Century Casinos Ranks First and Third in Community Choice Award in Edmonton, Alberta

Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market®: CNTY) announced today that Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton won the "Metro Edmonton 2017...


23 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Expedia Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Leading Rail Technology Distributor SilverRail

Expedia, Inc., (NASDAQ: EXPE) and SilverRail Technologies, Inc., today announced that Expedia has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in...


23 Jun, 2017, 12:09 BST Deer Jet: Where the 787 Dream Jet Will Land Next?

In September 2016, the world's first 787 Dream Jet made its maiden flight to Hong Kong and joined Deer Jet's managed fleet. Once under the...


23 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST The Ritz-Carlton, Astana Opens, Raising the Bar of Luxury Hospitality in the Capital of Kazakhstan

The Ritz-Carlton, the legendary luxury hotel brand, opened the doors of its first hotel in the capital of Kazakhstan. With the capital city an...


22 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Barceló Maya Grand Resort Announces the Celebration of Its Third Edition of the Successful Barceló Gourmet Festival

From September 8th to 15th Barceló Maya Grand Resort will celebrate a tribute to Mexican gastronomy with the presence of international chefs, in...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:14 BST SIG Roofing - Cuba Experience Beckons for Britain’s Best Cafe 2017

The search to find Britain's Best Cafe 2017 is on, with hundreds of local cafes across the UK already signed up and looking forward to the chance...


22 Jun, 2017, 03:00 BST Astana EXPO 2017 - A New Point on the Great Silk Road

A special road-show called "Travel along the Great Silk Road together with Astana EXPO 2017" took place in Hong Kong. During the event, more...


21 Jun, 2017, 22:00 BST Madame Tussauds Orlando Unveils New Justin Bieber Figure

Beliebers welcome arrival of "2U" singer's wax figure on National Selfie Day You better Belieb it! Justin Bieber's wax figure was unveiled...


21 Jun, 2017, 15:51 BST Astana EXPO 2017 - A New Point on the Great Silk Road

A special road-show called "Travel along the Great Silk Road together with Astana EXPO 2017" took place in Hong Kong. During the event, more...


21 Jun, 2017, 14:30 BST Century Casinos Acquires Casino Development in Bath, England

Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market®: CNTY) announced today that the Company's Austrian subsidiary, Century Casinos Europe GmbH, has...


21 Jun, 2017, 13:32 BST flynas Wins Skytrax Award for Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East for 2017

The Saudi national carrier, flynas, received a Skytrax award for Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East for 2017. The award ceremony was held...


21 Jun, 2017, 10:35 BST Diageo Global Travel: Marc McArthur Cruises Through to the Global Final of the World’s Biggest Bartender Competition

The global final of the world's biggest bartender competition is fast approaching and last night at a prestigious semi-final event in Miami, Marc...


21 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST Steve Burns Joins BridgeStreet Global Hospitality as Managing Director for EMEA & APAC

Steve Burns, a travel and airline executive with 20 years of experience in the sector has joined BridgeStreet Global Hospitality as the Managing...


21 Jun, 2017, 04:37 BST Hainan Airlines Honored with the Designation as SKYTRAX Five-Star Airline for the 7th Consecutive Year

- The carrier provides travelers with consistent five-star services for seven consecutive years On June 20th, Paris local time, SKYTRAX, a...


20 Jun, 2017, 22:38 BST Food for Thought: Booking.com Research Shows Culinary Experiences Dictate Holiday Choices for Canadian Travellers

- 69% of Canadians choose destinations known for great food and drinks - Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax topped the list of most...


20 Jun, 2017, 20:10 BST Booking.com Wins Québec Relationship Marketing Association Golden Arrow Award

Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with over a million incredible places to stay, is proud to announce that it has been...


20 Jun, 2017, 15:12 BST Turkish Airlines Picked Up Four Awards in the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Turkish Airlines has picked up four awards this year; "Best Airline in Southern Europe", "Best Business Class Onboard Catering", "World's Best...


20 Jun, 2017, 12:51 BST Open letter on "flawed" UNWTO Secretary General election process

The Ugly side of the tourism industry: Breaking now on UNWTO Wire UNWTO Wire Publisher Juergen Steinmetz applauded the open letter and...


20 Jun, 2017, 11:41 BST Highly Successful First Ramadan at Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel

Saudi Nationals and Females at the Heart of the Groundbreaking Project Makkah's first ever hotel to combine both guest and business facilities,...


20 Jun, 2017, 07:00 BST Prepare for a Flying Ovation - Icelandair Enrol Staff in Stage School in a Unique Customer Service Initiative

Performances will take to the skies to entertain a new breed of passenger as part of Icelandair Stopover Pass, a pioneering service launching...


20 Jun, 2017, 06:52 BST NASR Launches Emergency Number for Immediate Search and Rescue Assistance

The Indonesian National Agency of Search and Relief (NASR, formerly BASARNAS), announced today that its emergency number, 115, is already...


19 Jun, 2017, 18:47 BST Saxbury Limited: The Successful Launch of What is Set to be the UK's Leading Real Estate Practice for the Serviced Apartment and Apart-Hotel Industry

After its recent successful launch, Saxbury Limited is set to be the UK's leading real estate practice for the serviced apartment and apart-hotel...


19 Jun, 2017, 15:48 BST Hainan Airlines to Launch Non-stop Service between Chongqing and New York

Hainan Airlines announced on June 19, 2017 that the airline will launch a non-stop service between Chongqing, China and New York on October 20,...


19 Jun, 2017, 13:00 BST In a First Step Towards Autonomous Regional Flight, Eviation Debuts All-Electric Prototype Aircraft at 52nd International Paris Air Show 2017

Requiring no new certification, all-electric aircraft will fly 6 to 9 passengers plus 2 crew, across distances of up to 600 miles Paris Air...