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dnata acquires outstanding shares in Alpha LSG

dnata has agreed to purchase the remaining 50 per cent of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG, from the LSG Group.The acquisition expands Dubai-based dnata’s international portfolio, and will make it the sole shareholder of the biggest inflight catering,…

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Crystal adds more ‘Getaway’ cruises

Crystal said it has added 10 more “Crystal Getaway” ocean cruises in 2019 and 2020.Getaway cruises are shortened versions of longer itineraries. They range from four to 10 days.The closest-in departure leaves Dec. 22 from Miami on an eight-day sailing…

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Vukojevic to lead Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Oetker Collection has appointed Aleksandra Vukojevic to the role of managing director at Jumby Bay Island.Born in Croatia, Vukojevic graduated from the University of Medicine and started her career as a medical doctor.Moving to Vancouver, Canada in 1997, she began…

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Jamaica Tourist Board hosts New York diaspora event

The Jamaica Tourist Board has hosted a diaspora networking reception targeting business and community leaders.Partnering with Campari, owners of Appleton Jamaica Rum, the even also worked with second and third generation Jamaicans.Held at Campari America’s midtown headquarters, attendees were able…

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Marchese handed global sales role with Hard Rock

Hard Rock has appointed Donna Marchese to the role of regional director of global sales, Americas.With this role, Marchese is responsible for building awareness for the Hard Rock brand, developing relationships with key group clients and agencies in the north-east…

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U.S. hotel revenue forecast downgraded again

STR and Tourism Economics again have revised downward their U.S. hotel forecast for revenue per available room (RevPAR) in 2019 and 2020.In their final forecast for the year, STR/Tourism Economics said they expect RevPAR to grow 0.8% for 2019 and…

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