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FAIRFIELD BY MARRIOTT: 11 NEW BUILDS IN JAPAN

Marriott International has signed an agreement with Japanese real estate developer, Sekisui…
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ETC PUBLISHES RECOVERY STRATEGY HANDBOOK FOR NTO’S

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a handbook that explores the…
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CLIA MANDATES 100% COVID TESTING FOR PASSENGERS AND CREW IN AMERICAS

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity,…
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ETC LAUNCHES EUROPEAN PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN IN CHINA

The European Travel Commission has launched a vast pan-European promotional campaign targeting…
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EUROPEAN TOURISM INDUSTRY CALLS ON COMMISSION TO EASE RESTRICTIONS

Over 20 EU Travel and Tourism Associations have issued an open letter…
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SOUTH AFRICA OPENS BORDERS ON 1 OCTOBER

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa (pictured above) has announced his country is…
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COLOMBIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

On September 19th, the Colombian city of Cartagena will have its first…
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LUÍS ARAÚJO ELECTED NEW PRESIDENT OF ETC

The European Travel Commission has announced that Luís Araújo from Turismo de…
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IATA CALLS FOR URGENT RESCUE PLAN FOR UK AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association has outlined the need for an urgent…
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JAPAN AND SINGAPORE OPEN BUSINESS “GREEN LANE”

Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Motegi Toshimitsu (pictured above) and Singapore’s Minister…
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OMAN REOPENS TO INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ON 1 OCTOBER

Oman is reopening its airports to international flights on October 1. The…
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NEW TV CAMPAIGN: A K-POP TOUR OF SEOUL

BTS, the face of K-pop, are highlighting “the beauty of Seoul” in…
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ENCOURAGING EVENTS AND INITIATIVES IN MIAMI BEACH

The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA) has announced details of…
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SAXONY CELEBRATES INDUSTRIAL CULTURE

With the 4th Saxonian State Exhibition “500 Years of Industrial Culture in Saxony” (11th…
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ETC CONFIRMED AS CO-HOST OF ITB CHINA INDUSTRY MEET-UP

The European Travel Commission and ITB China have formalised an agreement for…
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NEW PRESIDENT FOR EUROPEAN TRAVEL COMMISSION

The European Travel Commission has announced that Luís Araújo from Turismo de…
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BAHAMAS ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF TOURISM RECOVERY PLAN

In a national address on September 7, Bahamas Minister of Tourism &…
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DELANO COMES TO EUROPE

Miami’s iconic Delano brand is coming to Europe, with Delano Porto Cervo in Sardinia, Italy,…
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MORE COUNTRIES CLOSE BORDERS TO FRENCH TRAVELLERS

An increasing number of countries are closing their borders to visitors from…