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HUAWEI DEBUTS NEW SEARCH ENGINE WITH ENHANCED FEATURES FOR TRAVEL

Petal Search is new a mobile-first search engine developed by Huawei, leveraging…
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BUSINESS TRAVEL RECOVERY WILL TAKE TIME

The Global Business Travel Association has published its annual BTI Outlook, which…
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WHAT IS THE #NEWLUXURY IN TOURISM?

Business class or—better yet—first class? Will four stars do? Or will only…
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UNWTO: PREPARING THE WORLD FOR A TOURISM COMEBACK

2020 has seen tourism plunging to levels seen 30 years ago as…
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TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS TRAVELLER CONFIDENCE AND DEMAND

A survey of more than 80% of travellers surveyed in across France,…
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UNWTO AND CNN PARTNER ON NEW GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

 The World Tourism Organisation and CNN International Commercial have teamed up to…
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TASKFORCE EXAMINES COVID TESTING TRIAL

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld have teamed up with researchers at the…
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KUONI SAYS “BIG TRIPS” TOP WISH-LISTS FOR 2021

While holiday plans for most people were thrown into disarray this year…
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CREATING A SAFE AND SEAMLESS JOURNEY IN THE NEW NORMAL

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled a major new report…
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ABTA REVEALS TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2021

ABTA – The Travel Association – has revealed six key trends that…
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KHIRI TRAVEL GOES “CARBON NEUTRAL”

Asian DMC Khiri Travel is introducing a comprehensive offsetting programme with ClimateCare and…
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ITB BERLIN PRESENTS VIRTUAL PLATFORM FOR 2021

From 9 to 12 March the who’s who of the global B2B…
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ITB INDIA GOES VIRTUAL IN 2021

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and the circumstances around the current…
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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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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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WHAT AMERICANS ARE MISSING MOST? TRAVEL.

According to a new study released this week by Hilton, 95% of…
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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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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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COVID-19: NOTHING IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY WILL BE THE SAME AGAIN

Nothing is as we know it anymore: COVID-19 makes previous knowledge of…
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MORE COUNTRIES CLOSE BORDERS TO FRENCH TRAVELLERS

An increasing number of countries are closing their borders to visitors from…
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TAKING DIGITAL TRAVEL MARKETING FROM WECHAT 1.0 TO WECHAT 2.0

In a recent webinar co-hosted by ITB China and TravelDaily China, Dave…
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CROATIA, GHANA AND ECUADOR GET WTTC SAFE TRAVELS STAMP

Croatia, Ecuador and Ghana are the latest in a long line of…