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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, 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, 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, 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, 11:18 BST HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Announces: NEOM - the Destination for the Future

NEOM incorporates the new way of life and the strategic crossroads in trade, innovation, and technology with livability at its core -...


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, 03:30 BST Indonesia's Largest Hotel Chain Archipelago International Signs RateGain to Bolster Their Online Distribution

RateGain, one of the largest hospitality and travel technology solutions companies, today announced its tie-up with Archipelago International,...


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, 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...


19 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST Business Travellers Are Still Going Rogue With Hotel Bookings

The 4th edition Egencia Business Travel and Technology Survey reveals what leads business travellers astray A recent study* by Egencia®, the...


19 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Booking.com Signs Global Deal with UEFA National Team Football as Official Accommodation and Attractions Booking Partner

Four-year contract covers 10 UEFA National Team Football competitions and over 500 matches, including UEFA EURO 2020™ Today Booking.com, the...


18 Oct, 2017, 14:00 BST Cendyn opens office in Munich, Germany after seeing continued growth in the EMEA region

Cendyn, the leading CRM and sales platform in the hospitality industry is broadening its reach in EMEA by opening a second European office in...


16 Oct, 2017, 13:00 BST Glance Technologies Announces Definitive Agreement to Receive $1 Million in Licensing Fees for a Mobile Payment App Tailored for Asians in North America

Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE: GET.CN) (OTCQB: GLNNF) (CSE:GET.WT) (FKT:GJT) ​is announcing that further to the letter of intent announced on...


16 Oct, 2017, 12:53 BST Co-founder of Range Developments Visits Dominica and Says Rebuilding Strategy is 'Underway' and Country Showing 'Great Resilience'

Less than a month after the terrible devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, the streets are being cleared, utilities returning, people are going...


16 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Pentahotels Appoints Eugène Staal as President, pentahotels Global

- With Photo Pentahotels, the neighbourhood lifestyle hotel group, has announced the appointment of Eugène Staal as President effective November...


16 Oct, 2017, 07:00 BST Riyada International Hotels & Resorts and Concept Towers Real Estate Limited to Develop New Ramada in Heart of Riyadh

Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road will be 18th hotel for Wyndham Hotel Group in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Wyndham Hotel Group, the hotel giant with...


12 Oct, 2017, 16:40 BST Areas Wins 10th International Airport Catering Concession in the US at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Areas, the global concession catering brand of Elior Group, announces that it has been awarded a 10-year catering concession contract to manage...


12 Oct, 2017, 12:41 BST Dream Hotel Group Announces First Hotel in England

Reveals plans to open Unscripted Birmingham Central Hall in 2020 Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group today...


11 Oct, 2017, 16:00 BST Barceló Maya Grand Resort Announces 'Day of the Dead' Celebration

On the 1st and 2nd of November, Barceló Maya Grand Resort will be holding a special evening of celebrations for the Mexican festival of the 'Day...


11 Oct, 2017, 14:22 BST Celebrating Artisan Spirit, Hangzhou Launches New Handicraft Art Project by the Grand Canal

Home to rich Chinese cultural heritage and traditional handcrafts, the city of Hangzhou is launching a new handicraft art project at the...


11 Oct, 2017, 12:35 BST InteriHOTEL, Organised by CENFIM, Brings Together 4,000 Professionals from the Contract-Hospitality Sector

www.interihotel.com (InteriHOTEL), the event specializing in hotel interior design held in Barcelona from 25th to the 27th of October, will have...


11 Oct, 2017, 10:00 BST Ciao Roma! W Hotels Sets Its Sights On Italy

W Rome Will Shake Up the Eternal City in 2021 with Bold Design, Vibrant Energy and a Buzzing Rooftop Bar W Hotels Worldwide, the contemporary...