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11 Dec, 2018, 13:10 GMT Pinterest Announces The Pinterest 100: Top Trends To Try For 2019

Pinterest, a visual discovery engine, is a positive corner of the internet. Each month more than 250 million people around the world discover ideas...


11 Dec, 2018, 13:00 GMT Polin Introduces World's First-Ever Fully Transparent Composites Waterslide

Polin is pushing waterslide technology to the next level with its latest innovation. Now, Polin Waterparks breaks the limits with the world's first...


11 Dec, 2018, 12:00 GMT Xiamen Airlines opens direct flight between Paris and China's Fuzhou

Xiamen Airlines, voted China's "Best Airlines" for its extraordinary aviation service for 6 consecutive years since 2012, is officially launching its ...


11 Dec, 2018, 11:56 GMT Chengdu Tourism Presented Global Challenge for Panda Babysitters

Of the 548 pandas living in captivity all over the world, 195 are in Chengdu. Chengdu, where the world-famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda...


11 Dec, 2018, 11:30 GMT Park Terrace Hotel Now Open for Reservations in NYC's Bryant Park

The newly-built Park Terrace Hotel opened its doors last week in one of New York's most visited destinations, Bryant Park. Known as The Bryant 16...


11 Dec, 2018, 09:00 GMT Zabeel House by Jumeirah is Moving to The Greens

Opening in December with 210 rooms, two restaurants, new gym/health club concept, outdoor pool with cabanas and two outdoor cinemas from just $90++...


07 Dec, 2018, 11:14 GMT City of Xi'an Brings Terracotta Warrior Art Installation to City of Berlin

On December 6, two well-known artists from the city of Xi'an, China visited Berlin to install more than 100 terracotta warrior replicas on a boat...


07 Dec, 2018, 09:39 GMT Wanda Hotels & Resorts Unveils New Brand - Wanda Moments

On 30 November, 2018, Wanda Hotels & Resorts held a launch ceremony and gala dinner to unveil Wanda Moments, a premium mid-scale hotel brand, and...


07 Dec, 2018, 03:29 GMT Rosewood Hotel Group Chief Executive Officer Sonia Cheng Recognized On Bloomberg Businessweek's 2018 Bloomberg 50 List

Rosewood Hotel Group is pleased to announce that its chief executive officer Sonia Cheng has today been honored on Bloomberg Businessweek's 2018...


06 Dec, 2018, 15:14 GMT SKF Consolidates Aerospace Manufacturing in Europe; Proposes to Close Site in Stonehouse

SKF today announces a consolidation of its aerospace manufacturing footprint in Europe. Consequently, and subject to consultation with local unions,...


06 Dec, 2018, 10:18 GMT Mr Green is the Rising Star in Sports Betting 2018

Mr Green has been awarded Rising Star in Sports Betting 2018 at the annual SBC Awards in London. Mr Green launched its first Sportsbook in 2016 and...


05 Dec, 2018, 18:00 GMT Indigo Partners and WOW air Discussions Progressing

Indigo Partners ("Indigo") and WOW air ("WOW") initiated diligence meetings this week in Reykjavik as the initial steps to a potential Indigo...


05 Dec, 2018, 17:12 GMT St Kitts and Nevis Government Reports Record Number of Citizenship by Investment Applications

The St Kitts and Nevis government recently announced that the number of applications submitted in 2018 under their Citizenship by Investment (CBI)...


05 Dec, 2018, 09:21 GMT Sanya hosts 2018 Sanya Forum of Lancang-Mekong River Tourist Cities Cooperation

Themed "An Open and Innovative Lancang-Mekong River for A Future with Win-Win Cooperation", the 2018 Sanya Forum of Lancang-Mekong River Tourist...


05 Dec, 2018, 09:00 GMT UK's Top Cruises of 2018 Announced by Cruise Critic

Cruise Critic, the world's largest cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of its 10th annual UK Editors' Picks...


05 Dec, 2018, 08:12 GMT Agoda and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah sign MoU to achieve vision 2030 goal of 30 million pilgrims

Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of...


05 Dec, 2018, 07:46 GMT Shangri-La and Klook Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Seamless Guest Experiences and Asian Hospitality

Klook, a world leading travel activities and services booking platform, and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific's leading luxury hotel group, ...


05 Dec, 2018, 06:23 GMT Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain for Comprehensive Market Intelligence for Pricing its Holiday Packages

RateGain today announced that they have been chosen by Aurinkomatkat, the tour operator of Finnair, to derive comprehensive rate intelligence for...


05 Dec, 2018, 04:00 GMT United Kingdom comes up as 2018's top destination in Europe

Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTAs), reveals United Kingdom as the most-booked destination in Europe for Agoda...


05 Dec, 2018, 00:34 GMT Panasonic Establishes New Consumer Experience Partnership with Raleigh & Drake

Raleigh & Drake, the experience-driven innovator, today announced that it has become the exclusive discovery platform partner for Panasonic Avionics...


04 Dec, 2018, 10:43 GMT Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi Named ‘World’s Leading Waterpark’

The Emirati waterpark on Yas Island beats global competition at the World Travel Awards 2018 The World Travel Awards (WTA) has recognized the UAE's...


04 Dec, 2018, 10:00 GMT Innovative "Unicorn" Global Travel Services Company Deploys Bright Pattern Contact Center for Omnichannel Customer Engagement

Bright Pattern, a leading global provider of innovative cloud contact center software, announced today that it has been selected by an...


04 Dec, 2018, 10:00 GMT Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain for Comprehensive Market Intelligence for Pricing Its Holiday Packages

RateGain today announced that they have been chosen by Aurinkomatkat, the tour operator of Finnair, to derive comprehensive rate intelligence for...


04 Dec, 2018, 09:38 GMT Hainan offshore duty-free policies upgraded: annual allowance up to RMB 30,000, two duty-free shops to be opened

The policies on offshore duty free shopping for visitors to Hainan Island have been adjusted, according to a joint statement made by the Ministry of...


04 Dec, 2018, 08:00 GMT Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain for Comprehensive Market Intelligence for Pricing Its Holiday Packages

RateGain today announced that they have been chosen by Aurinkomatkat, the tour operator of Finnair, to derive comprehensive rate intelligence for...