Europe

Strike action at Luton Airport hit Wizz Air

Baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London Ground Handling Services at Luton Airport have voted for strike action. The decision was taken in response to the company’s decision to impose a pay freeze on staff. A week-long strike will commence on Sunday, March 3rd at 18:00, the Unite union said. Some 96 per cent of the workers that […]

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Asia

World’s Largest Jewellery Market Opens Next Week

Two major jewellery shows organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will open next week. The sixth HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, which showcases jewellery raw materials, will take place at AsiaWorld-Expo from 26 Feb to 2 March, while the 36th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, which specialises in finished fine jewellery, will […]

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Destinations

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers curated this year’s shortlist of 32 airports from across the globe. The ultimate top 10 is to be voted on by the general public. Voting is currently open online and concludes on February 28. This is […]

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2019 election: Over 1.5m PVCs collected in Edo – REC

A of total of 1,519,350 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) have been collected by registered voters in Edo ahead of the 2019 general elections. Mr Emmanuel Alex-Hart, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, disclosed this to newsmen in Benin. Alex-Hart said that the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) office in Benin received 1,992,826 PVCs from the commission’s headquarters for […]

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Travel Counsellors named in London Stock Exchange

Travel Counsellors named in London Stock Exchange 1000 Companies to Inspire Travel Counsellors has been named in the London Stock Exchange ‘1000 Companies to Inspire’, a list of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe. Run by the UK’s foremost infrastructure and capital markets business, the list recognises Europe’s mid-market private companies with the biggest […]

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Aviation unions end strike at MMA2

Unions in the aviation sector on Thursday night called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) at Murtala Muhammed Airport2 in Lagos. This followed the signing of an agreement by the union leaders and BASL management. The News Agency gathered that the agreement was brokered by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and airport security agencies […]

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Isuzu Motors to hike price of D-MAX range by up to Rs 50,000

The price hike is fueled by increasing input and distribution costs, the company said in a statement. Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors on Wednesday announced an increase in prices up to Rs 50,000 of its range of D-MAX pickups with effect from September 1, 2018. The price hike is fueled by increasing input and distribution costs, the company said in a […]

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Fraport sells its stake in Hanover Airport

FHLG is the operating company of Hanover Airport (HAJ) in northern Germany. Fraport acquired shares in FHLG in two steps: initially 20 percent in 1998, followed by another 10 percent in 2003. The other 70 percent of FHLG is held equally by two co-shareholders: the City of Hanover and the Hannoversche Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH – a wholly-owned company belonging to the […]

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Latin American travelers take longer holidays, opt to explore own countries

new study reveals that Latin American travelers are mindful of their budget when planning a trip, but they prioritize trip activities and unique experiences over price. Sixty-four percent are taking trips within their own country, illustrating that Latin Americans are more likely to travel domestically than go abroad. The findings, from a survey conducted by Northstar Research Partners, spotlight the […]