Day: August 9, 2018

Airbnb Scraps Great Wall Competition After Chinese Outcry

August 9, 2018

Airbnb has canceled its contest that would have offered a luxurious night at the Great Wall of China after an outcry in the country about preserving the historic site. “We have made the decision to not move forward with this event and instead we are working on a range of other experiences and initiatives that […]

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Amadeus signs new partners for NDC-X program

August 9, 2018

Amadeus has announced that American Express Global Business Travel and Carlson Wagonlit Travel will join the NDC-X program to help pilot Amadeus’ new NDC-enabled solution. American Express Global Business Travel will use Amadeus’ NDC-enabled solution to test and familiarise itself with the new NDC flow of ‘shop, order, pay’. This will help GBT prepare to […]

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easyJet unveils 21 new routes for winter season

August 9, 2018

easyJet has announced it will operate 21 new routes this winter including four new destinations. Aqaba in Jordan, Rovaniemi, Finland, Warsaw, Poland and Pau Pyrenees in France are among the collection of new routes which went on sale today.  The new routes will provide over 800,000 additional seats across the entire easyJet network. easyJet becomes […]

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VisitEngland records uptick in interest in historic monuments

August 9, 2018

VisitEngland’s annual Attractions Survey shows historic properties experienced significant growth in visitor numbers in 2017. Of the 1,400 English attractions surveyed the research found that historic properties such as mills, monuments, boats and burial grounds saw the largest increase in visitor numbers, up eight per cent on 2016.  Visits to farm attractions also experienced strong […]

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Jet Airways adds further frequency to Manchester-Mumbai service

August 9, 2018

Jet Airways has increased the frequency on its new direct Manchester to Mumbai service, before the first plane has even taken off. The airline will now offer five flights a week to the Indian city, giving people of the North increased flexibility and options. Flights will now depart on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. […]

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Emaar appointed hospitality partner to Expo 2020

August 9, 2018

Organisers of Expo 2020 today unveiled Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of global developer Emaar Properties, as its newest partner. One of the most successful homegrown hospitality groups in the Middle East, Emaar Hospitality Group will provide authentic experiences with a strong local flavour at various locations across the Expo 2020 […]

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