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Addis Ababa has highest average room rate

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, posted Africa’s highest average daily rate (ADR), according to the most recent 12-month data from STR (formerly Smith Travel Research).From July 2018 through June 2019, the city registered an absolute ADR of US$163.79 when measured in constant…

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IAG launches Heathrow expansion broadside

International Airlines Group has attacked Heathrow airport’s plans to make passengers stump up £3.3 billion in advanced costs for a third runway before planning permission is guaranteed.In a submission to the Civil Aviation Authority, IAG argues it has absolutely no…

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in South America

Rwanda signs bi-lateral agreement with Brazil.

The governments of Rwanda and Brazil have signed a bilateral air service agreement (BASA), opening up the prospect of commercial flights between the two countries.RwandAir has already announced plans to fly to Brazil, saying it will be a priority in…

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in Oceania

Ritz-Carlton, Perth, to open in November

The Ritz-Carlton, Perth will officially open its doors at Elizabeth Quay on November 15th.The hotel’s main feature will be the 277 sq. m Ritz-Carlton Suite, which boasts the city’s best views of the Swan River from an outdoor balcony and…

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in North America

CMA raises concerns over Sabre acquisition of Farelogix

The Competition & Markets Authority has warned Sabre’s proposed takeover of Farelogix raises competition concerns in the supply of IT systems used by airlines and travel agents to sell airline tickets.The organisation has been investigating the proposed $360 million takeover.Both…

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Sustainability theme for CLIA Cruise Month campaign

CLIA UK & Ireland has revealed its plans for its annual ‘Cruise Month’ campaign running throughout September.The industry association revealed it will focus on two key themes – sustainability and wellness – to showcase and champion what cruise lines are…

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in Europe

Post Office identifies next city-break stars

Higher prices and over-tourism in European capitals may be leading growing numbers of UK holidaymakers to swap established favourites like Paris and Amsterdam for a new generation of little-known cities – according to a new city breaks review by Post…

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in Asia

Central Hotels launches new corporate booking scheme

Central Hotels has invited companies to register with the group in order to enjoy exclusive rates and benefits across its hotels.Upon registering, each company will be given its own unique corporate code that will be required at the time of…

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