Travel Travel hotspots from around the globe are featured in this section, along with commercial property acquisitions, industry technology advancement and points of interest. Stories featured may also offer coverage to the tourism industry, including tourism numbers and initiatives taken by specific locales, as well as more general human-interest stories related to travel and tourism.

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26 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST Direct to the heart of Europe, Hainan Airlines launched successful inaugural from Shanghai to Brussels

On 25 October 2017, Hainan Airlines flight HU7921 departed from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and, after a 12-hours flying, made a smooth...


25 Oct, 2017, 15:57 BST Eight Travel Predictions for 2018, as Revealed by Booking.com

From new technology frontiers to walking your way to wellness and big bucket list expeditions, here are the biggest travel trends for 2018...


25 Oct, 2017, 12:00 BST CellPoint Mobile Grows its Management Teams in London and Copenhagen to Support Expansion Across the Ground Transportation and Hospitality Industries

CellPoint Mobile (www.cellpointmobile.com), a leading provider of sales and payment-side technology solutions for the worldwide travel sector, has...


25 Oct, 2017, 11:39 BST Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Strengthens Events Calendar with Launch of Leisure Events Fund

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi is launching an incentive scheme to develop content and programme collaboration with the...


25 Oct, 2017, 10:28 BST Huge Potential for Trade in South Asia Using Global Transit System

Promoting a unified market for the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal region (BBIN), Jaipur-based CUTS International (Consumer Unity and Trust...


25 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Eight Travel Predictions for 2018, as Revealed by Booking.com

The experts at Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, have combined customer...


25 Oct, 2017, 03:00 BST Klook raises near US$60 million Series C Financing to Go Global

Goldman Sachs joins Sequoia China and Matrix Partners in funding largest investment in the in-destination sector Klook announced today that...


25 Oct, 2017, 01:00 BST Singapore Becomes Most Powerful Passport In The World

Paraguay helps Singapore overtake Germany for the top spot Paraguay removed visa requirements for Singaporeans, propelling Singapore's passport...


24 Oct, 2017, 12:21 BST HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Appoints Dr. Kleinfeld as NEOM CEO

PIF announced the appointment of Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld, the former Chairman and CEO of Alcoa and Arconic Inc. as CEO of NEOM. NEOM, was announced...


24 Oct, 2017, 11:33 BST Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez Named as Dubai Airshow Gala Dinner Special Guest

In celebration of the biggest Dubai Airshow to date, Dubai Airports has surpassed expectations once again with the announcement of one of the...


24 Oct, 2017, 10:00 BST Collinson Group Partners with Cover Genius to Provide Ancillary Motor Products

Collinson Group has partnered with Cover Genius to underwrite its Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Car Hire Insurance products including Car...


24 Oct, 2017, 09:13 BST Mandarin Orchard Singapore named Best Upscale Hotel - Asia Pacific at the Travel Weekly Asia Readers' Choice Awards 2017

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, flagship hotel of award-winning Asian hospitality brand Meritus Hotels & Resorts, was named "Best Upscale Hotel -...


24 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST TheHeart Apartments in MediaCityUK Join BridgeStreet's Living Brand

BridgeStreet's operating arm is expanding its reach in Manchester on a wonderful waterfront location. These 50 serviced apartments are uniquely...


24 Oct, 2017, 06:00 BST Guestlogix Reveals a New Era for Airline Commerce in Europe at IATA WPS 2017

New airline commerce platform transforms how airlines use passenger data for sales & marketing, customer relationship management and higher...


24 Oct, 2017, 06:00 BST Move One Joins UniGroup Worldwide Moving Network

UniGroup Worldwide Moving recently announced that Move One, a highly regarded moving organization with locations on four continents, is the...


23 Oct, 2017, 18:50 BST The 2017 Condé Nast Traveler USA Readers' Choice Awards Ranked Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta and The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali as Best Hotels & Resorts in The World

The readers of Condé Nast Traveler USA Edition 2017 has voted and placed Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta (www.themulia.com/jakarta-hotel/) as the 'The...


23 Oct, 2017, 16:56 BST Booking.com Announces New Scholarship Programs With the University of Oxford and Delft University of Technology to Support Advanced Education for Women in Technology

Today Booking.com, one of the world's largest travel e-commerce companies and digital technology leader, introduced new Booking.com Women in...


23 Oct, 2017, 16:00 BST The Setai, Tel Aviv to Open in Early 2018

Nakash Holdings' second Setai-branded luxury hotel in Israel to be located at site of historic 13th century structure Nakash Holdings is...


23 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Booking.com Announces New Scholarship Programmes With the University of Oxford and Delft University of Technology to Support Advanced Education for Women in Technology

Today Booking.com, one of the world's largest travel e-commerce companies and digital technology leader, introduced new Booking.com Women in...


23 Oct, 2017, 01:00 BST DigiValet Launches European Operations

Appoints Salwan Finj as VP-EMEA DigiValet, the company behind the world's first tablet-based guest room solution used by leading hotels...


20 Oct, 2017, 20:45 BST India $45 Billion Outbound Tourism Market to 2022: Outbound Tourists, Purpose of Visit, Tourists Spending and Forecasts

The "India Outbound Tourism Market: Outbound Tourists, Purpose of Visit (Holiday, VFR (Visit Friends & Relatives), Business, Others), Tourists...


20 Oct, 2017, 17:35 BST HNA Group Completes Nationwide Recruiting Drive Across Top Universities in the United States

Leading Chinese company looks to United States and other Western countries for leaders of the future through its International Talent Program...


20 Oct, 2017, 13:30 BST Philippine Airlines (PAL) launches a new Brand Equity campaign - Experience the Heart of the Filipino

PAL: Asia's First Airline, the Philippines' Pride Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the national flag carrier of the Philippines and Asia's first...


19 Oct, 2017, 17:47 BST Gett and Carey International Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Complete, Global Ground Transport Solutions for Business Travelers

Gett, the global leader in corporate on-demand transportation, and Carey International, the worldwide leader in chauffeured services and...


19 Oct, 2017, 12:00 BST CellPoint Mobile Extends Its Mobile Commerce Solutions To Serve The Ground Transportation And Hospitality Industries

CellPoint Mobile (www.cellpointmobile.com), a leading provider of sales and payment-side technology solutions for the worldwide travel sector, is...