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Oman Air eyes Khartoum for future African expansion

Oman Air is reviewing its route network with a view to further expanding its destinations in Africa. The airline already flies to Cairo in Egypt and Nairobi in Kenya, as well as Zanzibar and Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, and recently launched its four times weekly service to Casablanca in Morocco. The network and planning team is working hard to […]


Emirates SkyCargo bags important pharma recognitio

Emirates Sky Cargo bags important pharma recognition Emirates Sky Cargo, the freight division of Emirates, has received the prestigious 2018 Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence (CARE) by DHL Global Forwarding for the transportation of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals. The award was received by Henrik Ambak, Emirates Senior Vice President, Cargo Operations Worldwide at the 18th Global Life Sciences & Healthcare […]

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European OTA joint ventures in Asia

European OTA joint ventures in Asia CBS Travel Asia European OTA joint ventures in Asia July 11, 2018 Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Industry News, Middle East, New Zealand, Top Stories No comments Joint venture team members Joint venture team members European OTA joint ventures in Asia Spain’s Logitravel Group and one of Thailand’s leading destination management companies, CBS […]

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Emirates launches new service from Dubai to Santiago, Chile

from Dubai (DXB) to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo (GRU), marking the airline’s first arrival in Chile. On board the inaugural Boeing 777-200LR flight, which was welcomed at both Sao Paulo and Santiago airports with a water cannon salute, was a group of special guests and media. Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, […]


Liberman: Pro-Iranian forces setting up ‘terror infrastructure’ in Syrian Gola

On tour of the northern border, defense minister warns that Assad regime troops who enter demilitarized zone are ‘endangering their own lives’ Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday said Israel has detected efforts by Iran-backed terror groups to establish infrastructure in southwestern Syria, under the cover of dictator Bashar Assad’s renewed offensive against two rebel-held provinces in the area. “We […]


Booking Holdings Buys HotelsCombined as Kayak Expands Into Asia Pacific is Booking Holdings’ favored child, but with the addition of HotelsCombined, it is apparent that the parent company still sees plenty of opportunity for its Kayak unit in metasearch worldwide. This deal will help Kayak expand in Asia Pacific, and will give HotelsCombined additional resources as well. Buying UK-headquartered Momondo Group in 2017 for $550 million wasn’t enough for […]


English cities target Chinese travellers with Qunar deal

Three of the England’s leading cities have announced a joint tourism campaign to make it easier than ever for Chinese visitors to explore England. The partnership will see London, Manchester, Birmingham and surrounding areas join forces to promote a unique tourism experience to Chinese visitors. The project, called ‘Experience England’, will offer tailored packages for Chinese tourists looking to visit […]

photographer takes a picture of Dana and Itai Nisanov among burnt trees near the Gaza borde

Couple poses for wedding pix among burnt fields near Gaza border

Dana and Itai Nisanov say landscape destroyed by months of incendiary kite and balloon attacks is still the place where they grew up Large swaths of forests, fields and grasslands along the Gaza Strip border have been destroyed by incendiary kites and balloons sent into Israel from the coastal enclave. But one couple has chosen to take their wedding photos […]

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Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer Opens

The 25th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and will run until 12 July. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the show gathers around 1,100 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions, serving as an ideal one-stop sourcing platform for the industry. Exhibits feature the latest fashion designs, […]


Six boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Ambulances and helicopters seen in the area; boys and their coach became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a soccer game June 23 The first six boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave have been rescued and will walk out soon, an official told local media on Sunday. It wasn’t immediately clear […]