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27 Jul, 2018, 20:44 BST National Car Rental Recognized by Travel + Leisure Magazine as 'World's Best' for Fifth Year in a Row

Vehicle selection, customer service and overall value were just a few of the categories for which National Car Rental received praise, taking the...


27 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST An Eagle's Eye View of Vienna

The Vienna Tourist Board sent eagles up into the skies to capture footage of the city from above. Now online, travel fans can watch it using VR...


26 Jul, 2018, 22:00 BST Montenegro Announces Its Citizenship by Investment Program

Latest European country to offer residency and citizenship to investors After years of consideration, Montenegro has finally decided to join the...


26 Jul, 2018, 12:24 BST Take a Break from the Busy World and Enjoy a Leisurely Time at a Hangzhou B&B

Xinzhang Wang, an officer from the Hangzhou Tourism Commission, says that Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) have become a genuine love for many urban...


26 Jul, 2018, 12:04 BST Emaar Reopens Historic Al Alamein Hotel in Egypt After Retro-themed Facelift in Record Time With Investment of EGP 1.5 Billion

The historic Al Alamein Hotel in Egypt has officially reopened after a major facelift by Emaar Hospitality Group that makes it amongst the finest...


26 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST Agoda: Six great reasons why traveling with friends is better

Agoda's top holiday ideas for you and your best mates To mark World Friendship Day on 30 July, Agoda, one of the fastest-growing online...


25 Jul, 2018, 09:25 BST GCP Hospitality, a member of Gaw Capital Partners, expands its footprint in Europe through a joint venture with Omega Capital by acquiring Hospes Hotel Group in Spain

Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners today announced that the firm, through its European Hospitality Fund I managed by GCP...


24 Jul, 2018, 16:01 BST Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Inaugurate Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi on Yas Island

- Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island's latest theme park, opens its doors to public on 25th of July 2018 - The $1 billion...


24 Jul, 2018, 11:05 BST Professional Beach Testers from "Beach-Inspector" Present Award for World's Best Beaches

- First professional beach information platform https://www.beach-inspector.com/en awards world's best beaches for the first time -...


24 Jul, 2018, 08:00 BST Cruise Critic Names the World's Most Popular Cruise Destinations Based on Consumer Reviews

Alaska's Glacier Bay named the top cruise destination in the world, Edinburgh secures the Top-Rated Port Award for the British Isles and Western...


24 Jul, 2018, 05:00 BST New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Prepares for Expo 2020 Dubai

New Zealand's preparation for Expo 2020 Dubai is ramping up and the search is now on for service providers to support the operational excellence...


23 Jul, 2018, 13:43 BST Travel agents required to provide proof of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance

Lack of compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) leaves IATA agents open to data theft, cyber hacking, and fraud....


23 Jul, 2018, 13:00 BST Amsterdam Sightseeing goes Mobile with Launch of New Amsterdam Pass

Exploring the attractions of Amsterdam has become simpler and more convenient than ever before with the launch of the Amsterdam Pass...


23 Jul, 2018, 11:05 BST Adventure Tourism Market Report 2018 Focuses on Development Status, Revenue and Growth Rate, Challenge and Risk, Opportunities and Trends: Radiant Insights, Inc.

Global and United States Adventure Tourism Market is estimated to grow at a substantial CAGR in the forecast period as the scope, product types,...


23 Jul, 2018, 08:47 BST Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates Announces Company-Wide Rebranding to 'Hidden Doorways, A KAA Travel Collection'

Leading luxury travel sales and marketing representation firm Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates announced today its rebranding to "Hidden Doorways, A...


20 Jul, 2018, 16:12 BST Hangzhou invites you to savor Green Tea, MICE will have explosive growth in the post-G20 Summit Era

On 22nd May, the Second China International Tea expo, which lasted for 5 days, was successfully concluded in Hangzhou which is located in Zhejiang...


20 Jul, 2018, 15:00 BST Hainan Airlines and BBC Global News sign a major new deal

Hainan Airlines and BBC Global News today signed a major new deal at a special signing ceremony at the BBC's headquarters in London to celebrate...


20 Jul, 2018, 14:00 BST Sichuan Airlines Adopts Baby Panda to Spread "Panda Culture," Promote New International Routes

Sichuan Airlines ("the Company"), the leading Chengdu-based carrier, has adopted a baby panda from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda...


19 Jul, 2018, 14:29 BST NIRA Dynamics Joins Renovo's AWare Automated Mobility Ecosystem Bringing Precise Road Surface Information Technology

NIRA today announced it has joined the AWare ecosystem of Renovo (renovo.auto), a mobility software technology company. Automated Mobility fleet...


19 Jul, 2018, 11:48 BST Worlds First Multi-break Wave Pool Enters Final Phase of Construction in Australia

Surf Lakes has entered the final phase of construction of Australia's first full-scale surfing wave pool. When in full operation, it will be...


19 Jul, 2018, 10:36 BST Veridos Wins €340 Million Contract in Bangladesh

- The long-term contract covers the entire value-chain for ePassports - from security paper right through to eGates - The solution...


19 Jul, 2018, 10:00 BST Smart City Expo World Congress Will Break New Records in 2018 With the 'Cities to Live in' Theme

Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), the leading international event on smart cities and smart urban solutions is finalizing its 2018...


19 Jul, 2018, 09:31 BST Veridos remporte un contrat de 340 millions d’euros au Bangladesh

- Ce contrat à long terme couvre l'intégralité de la chaîne de valeur pour les passeports électroniques, du papier de sécurité...


19 Jul, 2018, 05:00 BST VFS Global Opens Ukraine Visa Application Centres in Riyadh and Jeddah

The Embassy of Ukraine announced the opening of two visa application centres in Saudi Arabia - in Riyadh and Jeddah - to efficiently serve...


18 Jul, 2018, 12:36 BST Premier Developer, Emaar, to Build Middle East's Largest Chinatown at Dubai Creek Harbour

Premier developer, Emaar announced a landmark development that will strengthen UAE-China relations, coinciding with the historic visit of...