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Great Lakes sees sharp increase in airlift from UK

Two new airlines have announced they will begin flying into the Great Lakes region of the United States from the UK this year. Icelandair will run four flights a week via Reykjavik to Cleveland, Ohio, starting in May 2018. The Iceland flag-carrier flies to Reykjavik from seven UK airports – …

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French visitors drive increase tourism figures for Reunion

Following record tourist figures reported at the end of 2016, Reunion counted a total of more than 550,000 visitors in 2017. With 11 per cent more tourists than in 2016, this double-digit increase has delighted the destination’s tourism authority as well as local stakeholders across the sector. The cruise industry, …

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Etihad Airways launches first flights to Baku, Azerbaijan

Etihad Airways has launched the first ever scheduled flights linking Abu Dhabi and Baku. The inaugural flight, EY297, departed Abu Dhabi yesterday carrying a special delegation including diplomats, dignitaries, media representatives, and senior members of Etihad Airways’ management team. On arrival in Baku, the aircraft was greeted with a traditional …

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7 Reasons to Visit Super, Natural Vancouver, British Columbia

Ringed by forested mountains and sporting glimmering azure waterways, green leafy totem pole parks, and suspension bridges over waterfalls, Vancouver, British Columbia is a not-to-be-missed summer destination. The weather is warm and breezy, and Vancouver exemplifies the very best of the Pacific Northwest. Float planes zip in and out of …

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2019 To Be a Monumental Year for New York City

The city that never sleeps isn’t resting on its laurels, because New York City has big plans for 2019 and beyond. At IPW 2018, NYC & Company unveiled their thoughts for 2019 in the city with transformational projects that won’t simply bring more tourists to New York City, but will …

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