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Record visitor figures for Japan ahead of Olympic Games

Japan National Tourism Organisation has announced that more than 31 million overseas travellers visited the country in 2019, marking it an all-time record.“Japan continues to be a destination of tremendous interest for Americans, and that interest is clearly growing –…

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Meliá Koh Samui opens in Thailand

Meliá Hotels International has celebrated the grand opening of Meliá Koh Samui, a nautical-themed luxury beachfront resort.The coastal haven, which combines a modern essence with the charming maritime heritage of Koh Samui, marks the first hotel under the Meliá Hotels…

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Qatar Airways launches Deutsche Bahn codeshare

Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn, offering travellers seamless connections to and from eight key destinations in Germany.The codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn, one of the largest railway operators in Europe, will provide passengers with connections…

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Sustainability recognition for Heritance Aarah resort

The recently opened Heritance Aarah resort in the Maldives has celebrated international recognition for its sustainable initiatives.The all-inclusive resort is the newest addition to the Aitken Spence Hotels portfolio after opening its doors to guests earlier last year.Located in Raa…

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Wavehouse to celebrate first anniversary in Dubai

It’s been a big year for Wavehouse.Having carved a name for itself across the region as a fun-loving hangout for both families and groups of friends, the casual, all-encompassing entertainment destination has plenty to celebrate.On Thursday, January 30th from 20:00…

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Sustainability recognition for Heritance Aarah resort

The recently opened Heritance Aarah resort in the Maldives has celebrated international recognition for its sustainable initiatives.The all-inclusive resort is the newest addition to the Aitken Spence Hotels portfolio after opening its doors to guests earlier last year.Located in Raa…

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Fairmont Dubai appoints new director of talent

Fairmont Dubai has announced the appointment of Edwin Calimano to the role of director of talent and culture.Calimano joins Fairmont Dubai from his most recent role as area director of human resources with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, where he successfully…

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Airline expands southern African offering

Middle Eastern carrier, Qatar Airways, has introduced a new service to Botswana.The airline now offers three weekly flights to the Sir Seretse Khama Airport in Gaborone, Botswana operated by an Airbus A350-900 aircraft.Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana Acting CEO, Kabo…

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