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News: Thomson completes transition to TUI in UK

2 days ago Comments Off on News: Thomson completes transition to TUI in UK
The UK’s leading travel company officially re-brands today as Thomson transitions to TUI, following an extensive awareness building campaign across a six-month period. Read More

5 Personality Types Who Love to Trek in South America

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Ever wondered who takes an active vacation trekking in South America? The type of folks who will be your fellow adventurers on an active tour of Peru or Patagonia? The answer might surprise you—because there is no one answer. We see an endless panoply of unique and interesting individuals, but they do share a few Read More

News: Airbus to partner with Bombardier on C Series programme

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Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. An agreement signed earlier brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family, positioning both partners to fully unlock the value of the C Series platform and create significant new value for customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders. Read More

News: Kinnear to step down as Air Seychelles chief in December

6 days ago Comments Off on News: Kinnear to step down as Air Seychelles chief in December
Roy Kinnear will step down as chief executive of Air Seychelles in December. Staff at the Seychelles’ national carrier were informed of the resignation through a note from the chair of the carrier’s board, Jean Weeling-Lee, earlier. Read More

News: Eurowings launches new Jersey-Hamburg route

1 week ago Comments Off on News: Eurowings launches new Jersey-Hamburg route
As Eurowings continues to expand its UK network, Europe’s fastest growing airline is adding a Jersey-Hamburg route to its portfolio. The once weekly flight will take off every Sunday as of May 6th, 2018. Read More

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: José Napoleón Duarte Durán, minister of tourism, El Salvador

2 weeks ago Comments Off on Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: José Napoleón Duarte Durán, minister of tourism, El Salvador
José Napoleón Duarte Durán, minister of tourism for El Salvador spoke to Breaking Travel News reporter Eleanor Hawkins during the Central American Travel Market, this year taking place in San Salvador. After a nearly a decade in the job, progress has been made, but there is a lot of work ahead to chance perceptions of Read More

News: Hickey to leave Ryanair following cancellations

2 weeks ago Comments Off on News: Hickey to leave Ryanair following cancellations
Ryanair chief operating officer Michael Hickey has become the first executive casualty at the carrier as it continues to battle the fallout from thousands of cancellations announced earlier this month. He will step down from Europe’s biggest low-cost carrier at the end of the month. Read More

News: Israel invites tenders to operate Eilat flights

2 weeks ago Comments Off on News: Israel invites tenders to operate Eilat flights
Following Monarch Airlines’ entry into administration, the Israel ministry of tourism is inviting flight operators to tender in operating direct flights from the UK to Eilat, Israel. Read More

Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg

2 weeks ago Comments Off on Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg
Located at the heart of Nevsky Prospect, the city’s main thoroughfare, Corinthia St. Petersburg houses 388 elegant rooms and suites, including 95 executive rooms. As the property celebrates recognition by the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole finds out more. Read More

News: AccorHotels acquires Gekko in €100 million deal

2 weeks ago Comments Off on News: AccorHotels acquires Gekko in €100 million deal
AccorHotels has signed an agreement to acquire Gekko, a major player in the business travel hotel reservation segment. This transaction is in line with the strategy aimed at strengthening AccorHotels’ leadership across the entire customer experience by enhancing the range of services offered to business travellers, the group’s key customer segment. Read More

News: Nearly 2,000 jobs go as Monarch goes into administration

2 weeks ago Comments Off on News: Nearly 2,000 jobs go as Monarch goes into administration
The joint administrators of Monarch Airlines and Monarch Travel Group have this afternoon confirmed that some 1,858 employees have been made redundant. Of these, 1,760 were employees of Monarch Airlines, while 98 were employed by Monarch Travel Group Read More

News: Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, managed by HotelBrain, to host World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

3 weeks ago Comments Off on News: Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, managed by HotelBrain, to host World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony
World Travel Awards has confirmed Nikki Beach Resort & Spa in the beautiful region of Porto Heli, Greece, will host the Europe Gala Ceremony 2018. The prestigious event will take place on June 29th, welcoming hundreds of industry leaders from across the continent to the one-of-a-kind hotel. Read More

News: Ink takes over publication of Vera magazine for Virgin Atlantic

3 weeks ago Comments Off on News: Ink takes over publication of Vera magazine for Virgin Atlantic
British actress Annabelle Wallis has opened up about her personal life and lessons from Madonna in a tell-all interview with Vera magazine. Global travel media company Ink chose English rose Annabelle Wallis to lead the debut issue of the international airline’s revamped magazine, which will be available from October to all Virgin Atlantic customers. Read More

News: Peru to release Inca Trail to Machu Picchu tickets in October

3 weeks ago Comments Off on News: Peru to release Inca Trail to Machu Picchu tickets in October
Permits to trek Peru’s Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in 2018 are being released four months early, October 1st. Peru’s ministry of culture issue 500 permits a day for the four-day hike with 200 being issued to tourists and the other 300 reserved for cooks, porters and guides. Read More
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