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INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SPENDING SET TO DOUBLE IN 2022

A silver lining on the tourism horizon has been revealed by a…
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FRANCE’S PRESIDENT MACRON IS ON THE BANDWAGON TO BOOST TOURISM

France has long been known as the world’s top tourism destination, with…
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ITB CHINA 2021 GOES FULLY DIGITAL

Dynamically evolving restrictions due to the Covid pandemic have led to a…
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BARCELONA “CALL TO ACTION” MAPS THE WAY FORWARD FOR TOURISM

Tourism has united around a common Call to Action, outlining a shared…
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AIRBNB SAYS TRAVEL REVOLUTION IS NOT JUST FOR THE YOUNG TECH-SAVVY

Airbnb has seen bookings increase among the older generation, which makes up…
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NEW BUYERS CIRCLE PARTNERSHIPS FOR ITB CHINA

ITB China, the Marketplace for China’s Travel Industry, has announced a new…
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IATA CALLS FOR SIMPLIFICATION OF COVID RISK MANAGEMENT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) which hosted its General Assembly on…
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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…