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PATA UNVEILS 8-POINT PLAN FOR TOURISM RECOVERY

The CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Liz Ortiguera, highlights…
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HUTTOPIA ON THE EXPANSION TRAIL

Huttopia, operator of nature campsites since 1999, with 70 sites in Europe,…
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EUROPE SIGNS AS STRATEGIC PARTNER OF ITB CHINA IN 2021

With an aim to revive Chinese tourism in Europe, the European Travel…
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BULGARIA UNDER TRIP.COM SPOTLIGHT

Trip.com Group chairman and co-founder, James Liang, recently met with Bulgarian Minister…
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WYNDHAM SIGNS STRATEGIC NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ITB CHINA

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts have signed again as the Official Partner Hotel…
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ATLANTIS DUBAI LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TRADE RESOURCE

Atlantis, Dubai is bolstering supporting for trade partners, with the destination resorts’…
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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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NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE UNVEILS INNOVATIVE NEW TRADE PORTAL

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), has launched “Norwegian Central”, a trade portal aimed…
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EU PARLIAMENT VOTES ON “EU COVID-19 CERTIFICATES”

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a COVID-19 certificate to…
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VIEWPOINT: THE TRAVEL ECONOMY IN 2022

Abraham Alapatt – President & Group Head – Marketing, Service Quality, Value…
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TRIP.COM CEO SAYS “CUSTOMERS FIRST” STRATEGY GUIDED COMPANY THROUGH PANDEMIC

“Customers first. Partners second. Ourselves third.” Jane Sun, CEO and member of…
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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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4 “TRUST GAPS” TO BOOST RECOVERY

Independent research commissioned by Travelport has found that the travel industry can…
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FLIGHT CENTRE TRAVEL GROUP USES A.I. TO COMBAT FAKE REVIEWS

The Flight Centre Travel Group has announced it will be implementing AI…
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SLOW POST-COVID-19 RECOVERY FORECAST FOR DUTY-FREE SHOPPING

The opening of international flight routes is good news for luxury airport…
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PATA SAYS RECOVERY BRIGHT SPOTS WILL EMERGE IN 2022

Revised mid-year data from the Pacific Asia Travel Association projects a hard…