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Germany: Tourism Boom With 9th Record Year In A Row

Germany is more popular as a travel destination than ever before. The statistics confirm the continual tourism boom. Last year, the number of overnight stays rose by 4% to 477.6 million, according to official statistics. It was the ninth record…

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CAA offers ATOL refunds to Mountain Paradise travellers

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has stepped in to support holidaymakers who were booked to travel with Mountain Paradise after the company, based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, ceased trading.The company (ATOL 6404) also traded under the names of Tatra Photography…

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Corendon welcomes Boeing 747 to new Badhoevedorp home

After a transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden of the Corendon Village Hotel.There the plane will be converted into a 5D-experience about the 747 and the history of aviation later…

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San Clemente Palace Kempinski to reopen in March

San Clemente Palace Kempinski, the Venetian luxury resort uniquely located on its own private island eight minutes away from St. Mark’s Square, will open for its fourth season on March 20th.Just minutes from the bustle of Venice and set among…

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VisitBritain signs experiences-led partnership with Airbnb

VisitBritain and Airbnb have announced a partnership to promote and broaden local-led tourism experiences.The £500,000 match-funded partnership will work with businesses and destinations to promote local experiences to domestic and international visitors, and grow and broaden the range of experiences…

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Germania becomes latest European carrier to file for bankruptcy

Low-cost carrier Germania has slipped into administration and cancelled all flights with immediate effect.The decision will see sister maintenance company Germania Technik Brandenburg also file for insolvency at Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg.The Berlin-based airline, which flew to destinations across Europe, Africa and…

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How Travel Destinations Are Resisting Over-Tourism

Tourists are a guarantee of income and employment, tourism generates an estimated ten percent of global economic output. But instead of welcoming tourists, some cities are now actively fighting against tourism and resisting over-tourism.Over-tourism greatly diminishes the charm of travel…

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