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FINALLY! BERLIN BRANDENBURG T1 OPENS

From this evening, Terminal 1 of Berlin Brandenburg Airport will open, with…
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BAHAMAS ISSUE NEW EXTENDED STAY PERMIT

The Islands of The Bahamas announced its new Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay (BEATS)…
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YELLOWSTONE TO LAUNCH DRIVERLESS SHUTTLES IN 2021

A planned pilot program at Yellowstone National Park in the USA is…
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ITB 2021 GOES VIRTUAL

ITB Berlin and ITB Berlin Convention will take place from March 9-12,…
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FLYBE SET TO RESUME BUSINESS

Collapsed regional airline Flybe could restart operations as soon as next year,…
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INTERNATIONAL BALLET STAR APPOINTED AS LUXURY COLLECTION “GLOBAL EXPLORER”

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, have announced…
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IATA WELCOMES MIDDLE-EAST AIRSPACE AGREEMENT

The International Air Transport Association has welcomed the recent overflight agreement between…
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A NEW MODE OF VIRTUAL TRANSPORT

Travellers can now explore far away destinations in real-time through the eyes…
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MORE MILLENNIALS SEEK ADVICE FROM TRAVEL AGENTS

A new consumer survey in the UK has revealed that 44% of…
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ITB ASIA: REINVENTING TRAVEL IN THE NEW NORMAL

ITB Asia 2020 Virtual concluded with a record-breaking participation of almost 35,000…
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COMMONPASS MEETS WITH SUCCESS

Travel industry executives met at London Heathrow Airport today as part of…
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WELLNESS AT HEART OF “NEW TRAVEL EXPERIENCE”

According to a new whitepaper published by Raffles, well-being and all that…
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FIRST IN-SITU COVID TESTS LAUNCHED AT HEATHROW

Collinson and Swissport have announced the launch of pre-departure rapid testing facilities…
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SAXONY PARTNERS WITH ITB

Saxony is to become the first Official Cultural Destination of ITB Berlin 2021…
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KENYA’S TOURISM ON PATH TO RECOVERY

Kenya’s tourism sector is reported to be on the path to recovery,…
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THE TOURISM RECOVERY POP-UP

After a forced absence due to the coronavirus the travel industry is…
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WHAT AMERICANS ARE MISSING MOST? TRAVEL.

According to a new study released this week by Hilton, 95% of…
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ITB CHINA MEETUP EVENT ATTRACTS 175 ATTENDEES IN SHENZHEN

The ITB China Industry MeetUp 2020 event series — Shenzhen Station took…
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TOP LEVEL SHAKE-UP FOR BRITISH AIRWAYS

International Airlines Group has announced changes to its senior management team with…
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VIRGIN ATLANTIC INTRODUCES PRE-FLIGHT COVID TESTING FOR CREWS

Virgin Atlantic has announced it is the first UK airline to introduce…
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G20 TOURISM LEADERS INTENSIFY EFFORTS TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY

Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations have committed to stepping up their…
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IATA AND UNWTO SIGN MOU TO BOLSTER TOURISM

The World Tourism Organization has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the…
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NEW RULES FOR INBOUND VISITORS TO SEYCHELLES

The Seychelles Department of Tourism has reviewed its Visitor’s Travel Advisory effective…