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in South America

Visa to launch new card in partnership with Accor

Accor and Visa have signed a global partnership to bring new payment options to the hotel group’s loyalty members.The deal will bring together Accor’s loyalty program and Visa’s global payment capabilities to create the new ALL Visa card.Members who apply…

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in Oceania

Flight check: Auckland to Seoul on Korean Air

The plane: Boeing 747-8I, operated by Korean Air, from Auckland to Seoul.Class: Economy.Price: $2039 return.Flight time: 12 hours nonstop, with a brief 20-minute delay before we got going.How full: Packed to the gills with people headed to Seoul – I…

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in News

Four airline giants team up in global partnership

Four airline giants – Air France, KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic – have announced a global partnership to offer more convenient flight schedules and a shared goal of ensuring a smooth and consistent travel experience, whichever airline people fly.The partnership…

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in Europe

Lufthansa Group extends Amadeus partnership

Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.Through this agreement, Lufthansa and its portfolio of airlines will continue to rely on the Altéa Passenger Service System to manage reservation, inventory, ticketing, disruption management at the airport…

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in Asia

Tinie Tempah to launch Burn at White Beach on Friday

Burn, Friday’s ultimate new day-to-night experience at White Beach & Restaurant, will be inaugurated by none other than urban music sensation, Tinie Tempah on Friday.Taking place from 10:00 for beach access and 12:00 for brunch, there has never been a…

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in Africa

Charter flights pick up the slack amid coronavirus disruption

Global aircraft charter company, Air Charter Service (ACS) – with offices in Johannesburg – says it has been inundated with requests for charters relating to the travel disruption caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus throughout China and Asia.ACS’s…

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in South America

Good news: inbound tourism in Argentina grew by 11.1%

Last week, Argentina’s National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC) released its latest International Tourism Statistics report of December 2019. According to the data gathered by the agency, foreign arrivals reached 304,400 during the last month of the year, showing…

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in Oceania

Stay in a shepherd’s hut: the newest holiday rental trend

Around the world, new types of unique holiday rentals appear every year.We’ve seen an apocalypse of tiny houses for minimalists. Transparent bubbles for stargazing. Igloos for arctic escapes. Treehouses for adults that cost more per night than planting your own…

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