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Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): Samara, 250th international destination of global carrier, has been added to the extensive Turkish Airlines flight network today. Permanently reinforcing its position and energy with its substantial growth figures and innovative approach, today Turkish Airlines is ranking among the world’s major airline companies. By ceaselessly continuing its expansion, Turkish Airlines has now • Read More »

Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Samara, 250th international destination of global carrier, has been added to the extensive Turkish Airlines flight network today. Permanently reinforcing its position and energy with its substantial growth figures and innovative approach, today Turkish Airlines is ranking among the world’s major airline companies. By ceaselessly continuing its expansion, Turkish Airlines has now added Samara flight to • Read More »

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Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announce new Dallas Love Field flying to Seattle, San Diego, San Jose and Portland

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are growing their footprint in the Lone Star State, expanding service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports. With new routes between Love Field and Seattle; San Diego; Portland, Oregon; and San Jose, California, the combined airline will serve eight destinations from Love Field • Read More »

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announce new Dallas Love Field flying to Seattle, San Diego, San Jose and Portland

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are growing their footprint in the Lone Star State, expanding service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports. With new routes between Love Field and Seattle; San Diego; Portland, Oregon; and San Jose, California, the combined airline will serve eight destinations from Love Field with 18 daily peak • Read More »

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Four Seasons and Mabrouk Group to open new luxury hotel in Tunisia in 2017

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and the Mabrouk Group, Tunisia’s preeminent investment group, will be introducing a new luxury experience to Tunisia with the opening of Four Seasons Hotel Tunis in late 2017. Perched along the hillside of the exclusive Gammarth neighbourhood, Four Seasons Hotel Tunis will offer unrivalled views of • Read More »

Air Transat partners with great Quebec chef Daniel Vézina

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Air Transat is proud to announce that it has partnered with Daniel Vézina to offer a selection of gourmet meals on its flights, inspired by the signature recipes of the renowned Quebec chef. The Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina, a variety of exclusive dishes carefully crafted by the chef, will be offered to • Read More »

Benchmark names Susan Benshoff Regional Director of Revenue Management

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): Benchmark has appointed Susan Benshoff regional director of revenue management. In her new role, Ms. Benshoff will be responsible for the revenue management function at Benchmark hotels and resorts in Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Rye Brook, NY; New Brunswick, NJ and Roanoke, WV. Kim Nugent, vice president revenue management, made the announcement. “It is • Read More »

Benchmark names Susan Benshoff Regional Director of Revenue Management

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Benchmark has appointed Susan Benshoff regional director of revenue management. In her new role, Ms. Benshoff will be responsible for the revenue management function at Benchmark hotels and resorts in Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Rye Brook, NY; New Brunswick, NJ and Roanoke, WV. Kim Nugent, vice president revenue management, made the announcement. “It is with pleasure • Read More »

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BTS: Freight Transportation Services Index rose 1.5 percent in February

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.5 percent in February from January, rising after remaining unchanged in January from December, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The February 2017 index level (126.4) was 33.5 • Read More »

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BTS: Freight Transportation Services Index rose 1.5 percent in February

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.5 percent in February from January, rising after remaining unchanged in January from December, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The February 2017 index • Read More »

The potential of mountain tourism: focus of UNWTO Conference in Georgia

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The potential of mountain tourism to foster economic development, as well as to raise awareness on environmental protection, was the major topic addressed at the 3rd World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference. The event was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-7 April, under the patronage of the Ministries of Tourism and of Economy • Read More »

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The potential of mountain tourism: focus of UNWTO Conference in Georgia

April 12, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

PRESS-RELEASE (FIR): (PRESS RELEASE): The potential of mountain tourism to foster economic development, as well as to raise awareness on environmental protection, was the major topic addressed at the 3rd World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference. The event was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-7 April, under the patronage of the Ministries of • Read More »

Hamad International Airport first GCC airport to achieve Level 3 of ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced today that it has been rewarded for its environmental protection strategy, by successfully reaching Level 3 ‘Optimisation’ status in the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. HIA is the first airport in the GCC and only the second in the Middle East and Northern Africa region to reach • Read More »

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UNWTO welcomes the Waikato Tourism Monitoring Observatory in New Zealand to its INSTO Network

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The Waikato Tourism Monitoring Observatory, New Zealand’s first tourism observatory, has joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). Committed to regular and timely measurement of tourism and its impacts and hosted by the University of Waikato Management School, the observatory is focused on two major tourist locations in Waikato • Read More »

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Carnival in Jamaica gets a major boost

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Preparations are in top gear ahead of the inaugural staging of Carnival in Jamaica, which was recently launched at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston. The initiative is a project of the Sports and Entertainment Network of the Ministry of Tourism’s Linkages Network and has facilitated the developers and organizers of many of the biggest • Read More »

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Fraport Greece begins 40-year concession at 14 Greek regional airports

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The Greek state received EUR1.234 billion in an upfront payment, to which Fraport Greece will further invest about EUR400 million for improving and expanding the airports’ infrastructure by 2021. The focus will be on enhancing facilities, operational processes, and the passenger experience. This will be the single largest expansion of Fraport Group’s international airport portfolio, • Read More »

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Workshop “Connect17” clocks in great success

April 12, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The Seychelles islands welcomed the “Connect17” by ESCAET to its shores recently. The aim was to allow travel agencies the chance to acquire and increase their knowledge on the different products here as well as promote exchanges between key partners of the tourism industries of France and Seychelles both local and in France. It was • Read More »

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Leading bed bank on top in Middle East

April 11, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Fast-growing B2B travel company continues to increase presence in the Middle East market and looks forward to the upcoming Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai. Travellanda has recently been reporting growth in all sectors, and the Middle East is no exception. The region has always been of great interest to the company, and exhibiting at • Read More »

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Queen Elizabeth cruise ship welcomed at Port Victoria

April 11, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Seychelles welcomed the grand and luxurious Queen Elizabeth cruise ship at Port Victoria yesterday. With 1,950 guests onboard and over 1,000 crew members, the cruise ship arrived in Seychelles yesterday morning and left at 9 pm the same day. The ship left Southampton and traveled to a few ports in Australia, Japan, China, Singapore, and • Read More »

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PATA to hold first event in United Arab Emirates

April 11, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 will take place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 is a three-day niche • Read More »

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Skal International Orlando announces officers

April 11, 2017 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business and helping communities locally, nationally and internationally, installed its slate of officers for 2017-2018 during its annual installation gala at the Hard Rock Hotel Orlando, while also presenting special industry recognitions. The Skal International Orlando • Read More »

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