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in Oceania

Tourism Australia launches bushfire resource for travellers

Tourism Australia has developed a resource for agents or travellers currently visiting or planning to visit the country in response to the ongoing bushfire situation.The new portal shows which tourism areas have been affected.Wildfires have been burning across the east…

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in North America

Eastlund takes up new leadership role with CWT

CWT has named Dale Eastlund vice president, supply chain partners.A 20-year veteran of the company, Eastlund will oversee the strategy and commercial relationships with supply chain partners.He reports to Vincent Chirico, senior vice president, global supply chain partners.In his new…

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in Europe

Oman Air launches United States codeshare destinations

Oman Air has debuted its first codeshare flights connecting the sultanate and the USA.Streamline travel from Muscat to New York and Miami, via Milan, is now on offer through the carrier’s partnership with Air Italy.Additional United States destinations, which are…

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in Asia

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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in Africa

KNP gets tough on rule breakers

The Kruger National Park has started the year with the strict enforcement of rules and anti-poaching programmes.On January 9, tourists in the park were fined R3 000 for being outside their vehicle at a lion sighting, and on the following…

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in Oceania

Hundreds of planes diverted by Middle East unrest

Analysis of travel data has revealed the dramatic impact of the decision by airlines to avoid Iranian and Iraqi airspace.More than a thousand fights a week from destinations throughout the Middle East and around the world, as well as tens…

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in North America

El Salvador reported 2.6 million arrivals in 2019

In 2019, El Salvador registered 2.6 million arrivals, representing US$ 1.777 million in international tourism receipts, according to estimates by the Ministry of Tourism (MITUR, in Spanish). In 2018, the country received 2.5 million visitors and reported US$1.532 million in…

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in News

Ain Dubai reaches construction milestone

Mammoet has successfully completed its role in the construction of Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest observation wheel.Developed by Meraas, Ain Dubai sits on Bluewaters in the heart of Dubai and, once operational, it will provide residents and visitors extensive views…

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