Category Archives: Traveller

War-torn Libya welcomes new tourism possibilities


Dec 5, 2011  The end of the 42-year Gaddafi era brings opportunities for war-torn Libya’s tourism sector according to a report from Euromonitor International. Prior to the conflict in 2010 arrivals to Libya reached just 1,245 thousand trips. The vast … Continue reading

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Korean Air has taken delivery of its fourth Airbus A380


Korean Air has taken delivery of its fourth Airbus A380. The aircraft left Toulouse, France on 7 September (local time) and arrived at Incheon International Airport on Thursday. The new aircraft will then go through the required flight tests and will … Continue reading

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Expedia’s average hotel rate climbing fastest this year


The average daily rate (ADR) for U.S. hotels booked on Expedia in the first half of 2011 was 6.2% higher vs. the same period last year, the story says, citing Expedia’s figures. That more than the 2.4% ADR hike recently projected … Continue reading

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Caribbean luxury hotels: Rates averaging 17% higher than 2010


By Barbara De Lollis, USA TODAY Plan to stay in a luxury hotel in the Caribbean this winter? If so, expect to pay more than last year. A night in an average luxury room, so far, is running $395 a … Continue reading

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ITB Asia 2011 announces largest ever conference programme.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia Enhanced knowledge platform and increased networking opportunities at the trade show for the Asian travel market. Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia, ‘The Trade Show for the … Continue reading

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Amex OPEN to launch online travel booking platform.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : American Express   New first-of-its-kind platform levels the playing field for entrepreneurs by offering lower rates on airline, car rental and hotel. American Express announced the impending launch of a new online travel solution … Continue reading

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Top Travel Trends for 2012


EyeforTravel teamed up with the leading lights at Facebook, Google, and TripAdvisor and simply asked them: What are the ‘Next Big Things’ for the online travel industry? In a year characterised by game-changing start-ups, disruptive trends, mergers & acquisitions and leaps … Continue reading

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Tapping The Chinese Tourism Opportunity


Chinese tourism is blossoming in the U.S., growing by more than 50% in just the last year. What can hoteliers and hospitality professionals do to reap the rewards from this demand? Many in the tourism industry recall the inrush of … Continue reading

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Too good to be true?


Article by Louise Oakley The summer deals flowing into our inboxes this month have been simply astounding. Whether for spa deals, dinner or hotel stays, many seem to start from half the original price and throw some extras in as … Continue reading

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Qatar officially launches bid for 2020 Olympics


The Qatar Olympic Committee has officially launched its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games after being told it would be able to hold the event in the autumn. Committee president Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani said Qatar’s bid would … Continue reading

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