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Tourism industry lobbies government for support during Brexi…

The UK tourism industry has, perhaps unsurprisingly, called for tourism to be top of the government’s agenda as Brexit negotiations begin.  Prime minister Theresa May today officially notified the European Union of the UK’s intention to leave the club, triggering Article 50 of the Treaty...
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BA expands Mauritius service

Published on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 British Airways has added two departures per week from Gatwick to Mauritius for winter 2017/18, bringing the total the five. The added flights have been confirmed for the entire winter season, from October 29 2017 to March 21 2018....
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Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Vipservice as Russia partne…

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced that Vipservice, based in Russia, will be appointed to join CWT’s Global Partner Network. It is expected that Vipservice will join the CWT Global Partner Network later this month, once the proposed sale of CWT’s wholly owned Russian subsidiary to...
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VisitBritain confirms host of ExploreGB 2018

Published on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 VisitBritain’s flagship annual travel trade event ExploreGB is to be held in NewcastleGateshead in 2018. The event sees hundreds of international buyers meet travel trade suppliers from across the UK. Chief Executive Sally Balcombe said: “From its modern arts...
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British visitors flock to Lithuanian as Baltic tourism booms…

The number of British tourists visiting Lithuania has increased by 7.6 per cent over the past year. More than 58,200 British holidaymakers visited the destination in 2016, staying at least one night said Lithuania State Department of Tourism, making it the fifth consecutive year for...
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Buyer sought for Red Funnel

Published on Monday, March 13, 2017 Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel is reportedly for sale for over £250 million. The Sunday Times reports the company is being sold by Prudential’s infrastructure arm Infracapital nine years after acquiring Red Funnel for a reported £200...
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Axis to head UK PR for Tourism Nova Scotia | News

Following a competitive pitch process, Tourism Nova Scotia has appointed tourism consultancy Axis Travel Marketing to manage its UK trade relations and PR strategy. Located in eastern Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, Nova Scotia welcomes some 2.2 million visitors each year. The province...
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Hertz launches US road trip planner

Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Hertz has launched a free online tool for people wanting to organise an American road trip. The Hertz Road Trip Planner is a customisable online resource that brings together 24 bespoke routes across three different regions of the US. ...
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US tourism put at risk by anti-foreigner sentiment | News

The US business and leisure travel sector continues to rank number one in the world, with the country representing 20 per cent of the world’s tourism GDP contribution. However a drop in inbound travel because of the strength of the dollar and anti-foreign sentiment are...
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She’s a century old, but still stylish and elegant

Published on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 The Savoy Hotel Buenos Aires was built in 1910 Neo-Baroque style by the architect G. Agostini, this four-star property, which is part of the WorldHotels Deluxe Collection, has a stylish facade and elegant decor, with lots of art work...
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