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Tour guides and Chefs protest in Italy and Belgium 2048 1152 admin

Tour guides and Chefs protest in Italy and Belgium

Tour guides gathering outside the Pantheon in Rome, dressed in black and shouting “without tourism, Italy dies”.  Hundreds of Chefs…

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Hajj receives only 10,000 Muslim pilgrims this year 1920 1080 admin

Hajj receives only 10,000 Muslim pilgrims this year

Travel restrictions have greatly affected attendance to the largest annual religious pilgrimage in the world. What was usually 2.5 million…

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Star Alliance upgrades its Travel Information Hub platform 1200 675 admin

Star Alliance upgrades its Travel Information Hub platform

The largest airline alliance in the world, Star Alliance, is developing new upgrades to its platform Travel Information Hub.  These…

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“Meeting with purpose” – a new responsible initiative by Mandarin Oriental 900 506 admin

“Meeting with purpose” – a new responsible initiative by Mandarin Oriental

The hospitality group Mandarin Oriental is committing to Corporate Social Responsibility values by introducing the initiative “Meeting with Purpose”.  With…

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Expedia Group Media Solutions will invest in a Destination Relief Program 696 391 admin

Expedia Group Media Solutions will invest in a Destination Relief Program

Covid-19 has negatively impacted many travel & tourism businesses worldwide, which is precisely why, the global promotion organization Expedia Group…

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ITB community goes completely online 684 384 admin

ITB community goes completely online

In a recent statement, Messe Berlin in Singapore will assemble ITB Asia, MICE Show Asia & Travel Tech Asia to…

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Intrepid Travel launches a new guide to decarbonize travel businesses 800 450 admin

Intrepid Travel launches a new guide to decarbonize travel businesses

As a tour operator that has become carbon neutral since 2010, Intrepid Travel is making efforts for the travel industry…

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Brand new “Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate” hotel to open in UAE 768 432 admin

Brand new “Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate” hotel to open in UAE

The hotel chains Minor Hotels and Seven Tides Limited have unveiled a 396-room hotel in Dubai with the name of…

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Large number of US passengers is ready to fly again 1920 1080 admin

Large number of US passengers is ready to fly again

A survey conducted by Xenophon Analytics in Washington DC, which consisted of 200,000 opt-in frequent flyers across the USA, estimates…

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UN equips cabin crews with training to prevent human trafficking 1920 1080 admin

UN equips cabin crews with training to prevent human trafficking

From now on, cabin crew in international flights will be more prepared to spot and prevent human trafficking across borders.…

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Jamaican Ministry of Tourism plans to financially support SMEs 1920 1080 admin

Jamaican Ministry of Tourism plans to financially support SMEs

As a monetary effort to aid tourism businesses amidst the crisis of Coronavirus, the Minister of Tourism in Jamaica, Edmund…

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The Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels partners up with Relax Melodies App 1024 576 admin

The Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels partners up with Relax Melodies App

The Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels operates more than 381 hotels in 242 countries worldwide. In an effort to increase guest…

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