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United Airlines signs sponsorship partnership with Brand USA

Brand USA and United Airlines have announced a multi-year, global sponsorship agreement to promote international travel across the United States. The agreement makes United Airlines an official global airline sponsor of Brand USA and the exclusive airline sponsor of Brand USA’s next IMAX film, Into America’s Wild, which premieres in February. The film takes international audiences on a journey across […]


A Visit to Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap

Fresh from my experiences with Raffles in Phnom Penh, it is fair to say my expectations were sky-high by the time I got off the plane in Siem Reap. Over the past couple of decades, the city has emerged as one of the preeminent stops on the south-east Asia tourist trail, with thousands of hotels of all standards catering to the booming […]

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Etihad Airways partners with Tourism Malaysia for new campaign

Etihad Airways has announced a partnership with Tourism Malaysia to attract visitors from Europe and the Middle East to the country via the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub. The agreement between the two organisations will support the tourism board’s Visit Malaysia 2020 marketing campaign which has been developed to encourage tourism from Europe and the Middle East. Etihad Airways began flying […]

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Wizz Air signs car rental partnership with Sixt

Sixt has signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with Wizz Air to act as the airline’s preferred partner. When making a flight reservation via the Wizz Air website or in the mobile app, customers can now directly book the appropriate rental vehicle and access the entire Sixt fleet at their destination. Sixt will offer passengers individual offers in every price category […]


Clymb Abu Dhabi to open later this month

Clymb Abu Dhabi is set to open its doors as an ultimate indoor adventure venue on November 29th on Yas Island. A fully indoor facility, its geometrically-designed building houses the world’s biggest Indoor Skydiving flight chamber and world’s tallest Indoor climbing wall under one roof. Clymb will be the latest world-class attraction at Yas Island, joining the likes of Ferrari […]


Norwegian seeks further cash from investors

Norwegian Air has unveiled plans for a $175 million bond issue. The struggling airline said it hoped the move would raise enough cash to meet it needs through 2020 and beyond. With mounting debts and suffering from the grounding of its 18 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, Norwegian has this year replaced rapid expansion with cost cutting in a bid to […]


World Travel Awards headed to Oman for Grand Final Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards has partnered with Oman Airports to host its highly-anticipated Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019. The event will take place on November 28th at the Royal Opera House Muscat. Leading figureheads and decision-makers of the global travel industry will attend the red-carpet gala reception in the beautiful Sultanate of Oman. Dramatically wedged between soaring mountains and the Arabian […]


Japan, upgrading relations with Seychelles, opens a new embassy this week

A Japanese embassy will open in Seychelles on Thursday with the aim of strengthening relations with Seychelles, the newly accredited Japanese ambassador said. Ryoichi Horie presented his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House on Tuesday. Horie told reporters that “until last year, my embassy in Nairobi has been in contact with our counterpart in Seychelles. But now we have an embassy here so it […]

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Manitoba Launches Manitoba Skills Strategy Survey

The province has launched the Manitoba Skills survey as part of its strategy to ensure Manitobans have the right skills, talent and knowledge to build a thriving economy, Economic Development and Training Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “This strategy is designed to strengthen connections between industry, employers, apprenticeship, and education and training providers to improve job creation and retention,” said […]


South African Airways gets new Airbus planes

South African Airways (SAA) has procured four new Airbus A350-900s in an effort to improve the airline’s customer offering and commercial prospects. On Thursday SAA took delivery of the first of the four new Airbus A350-900s. “We welcome the first A350 home on South African soil. The introduction of the A350s offers a new beginning for the airline and will […]