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NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD FORUM ON GASTRONOMY TOURISM IN BELGIUM

The UNWTO, Basque Culinary Centre, VisitFlanders and the city of Bruges have…
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CHINA INVITES VISITORS TO CELEBRATE COMMUNIST PARTY CENTENARY

China is launching major celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the Communist…
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FRENCH ECOLOGY MINISTER VISITS SOLAR RESTAURANT

France’s Minister of Ecological Transition has paid an official visit to Europe’s…
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ACCOR LAUNCHES “UNVEIL THE WORLD” CAMPAIGN

Accor has announced its “Unveil the World” campaign – a celebration of…
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CALAIS UPGRADES PORT FACILITIES FOR UK-EUROPE TRAVEL

Northern France's largest project to date is a brand new port infrastructure…
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FIRST OVERWATER BUNGALOWS IN NEW CALEDONIA

DoubleTree by Hilton Ilot Maitre Resort has just opened, featuring the only…
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MAURITIUS OFFERS FREE COVID JABS TO PREMIUM VISA HOLDERS

Mauritius’ Premium Visa allows international visitors to stay on the island for…
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ACCOR MOVES INTO SERVICES, COMPLEMENTING CORE HOTEL BUSINESS

The global hospitality group Accor has announced its intention, subject to market…
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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS POSITIVE EFFECTS OF VACCINATION ON TRAVEL

The latest research from ForwardKeys reveals that vaccinations appear to hold the…
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NEW BOSS FOR ACCOR LUXURY BRANDS

Accor has announced the appointment of Stephen Alden to the role of…
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FRANCE LAUNCHES EUROPEAN “RECOVERY CAMPAIGN”

Atout France is launching a recovery campaign entitled “What really matters! #ExploreFrance”.…
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INTERVIEW: UNWTO / IATA DESTINATION TRACKER

An exceptional new project has been launched between UNWTO and IATA, named…
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NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE UNVEILS INNOVATIVE NEW TRADE PORTAL

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), has launched “Norwegian Central”, a trade portal aimed…
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MARRIOTT GOES ONE STEP FURTHER WITH CONTACTLESS TECHNOLOGIES

Marriott International has announced the debut of a pilot programme for contactless…
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VIRTUOSO UNDERLINES “THE CONSCIOUS COMEBACK”

The luxury travel network Virtuoso has released the results of a survey…
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WTTC GLOBAL SUMMIT IN CANCUN: UNITING THE WORLD FOR RECOVERY

The 20th WTTC summit is under way in Cancun, this year taking…
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JW MARRIOTT MOVES INTO SPAIN

Marriott International has announced it has signed an agreement to introduce the…
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VACCINATION SET TO OPEN GATES TO EUROPE FOR U.S. RESIDENTS

By Veronika Verzhak European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says vaccinated…
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IAG ANNOUNCES AMBITIOUS SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

IAG (British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus) is aiming to power 10%…
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NEW COLOMBIAN “TOURISM CLUB” LAUNCHED

Colombia’s “Tourism Product and Innovation Club” is a new service launched in…
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LIGHTS, CAMERA… SARAWAK!

The Malaysian state of Sarawak looks like trending as a “must be…
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VIEWPOINT: THE TRAVEL ECONOMY IN 2022

Abraham Alapatt – President & Group Head – Marketing, Service Quality, Value…
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CAPELLA ARRIVES IN HANOI

Despite four months’ delay, the Capella Hanoi is the latest five-star property…