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Wild and Wonderful Santa Catalina Island

Southern California’s Santa Catalina Island has a magnetic appeal. This wonderfully captivating place feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of a busy world. Located 22 miles from the mainland, the remote island paradise covers just 76 square miles and is accessible only by boat, plane or helicopter. …

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STR: Brazil hotel performance rebounds

LONDON – A double-digit increase in occupancy during January 2018 was further evidence of hotel performance recovery in Brazil, according to an analysis from STR. Brazil posted a 10.2% year-over-year increase in occupancy to an absolute level of 54.2%. This lift, coupled with a 1.4% increase in average daily rate …

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Air Corsica launches new flights from London Stansted

Corsica’s beauty has not gone unnoticed by the jet-set scene but new flights this spring from London Stansted to Ajaccio, Bastia and Figari are set expose the far corners of the stunning Mediterranean island. The island is only 180 kilometres long and 80 kilometres wide but its diverse landscape is …

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Corporate Traveller launches Your.CT technology platform

Corporate Traveller is launching Your.CT, a new travel technology platform designed purely to meet the needs of its customer base. The platform gives bookers, travellers and managers a single access point, via their customised dashboard, to functionality and information that is relevant to their business travel needs. This includes pre-trip …

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Grand Canyon West welcomes new zipline attraction

Grand Canyon West continues to add new experiences to thrill the more than one million guests who annually visit the west rim of natural landmark. The latest addition to the home of Grand Canyon Skywalk? A pair of ziplines that will let adrenalin-seeking adventurers soar nearly 1,000 feet above the …

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Qatar Celebrates Food at Annual Festival

WHY IT RATES: Renowned chefs from around the world converge on the city to demonstrate their culinary talents. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Now in its ninth year, the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is an opportunity to experience Qatar’s rich culinary offering, learn culinary tricks from internationally renowned chefs, …

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Switchfly report forecasts how travel technology will evolve to deliver higher revenue and stronger loyalty by 2020

SAN FRANCISCO – Switchfly, a global technology partner specializing in ecommerce and ancillary merchandising for travel merchants, has released a new industry outlook report that examines the role travel technology will play in generating revenue and brand loyalty as 2020 approaches. The report, “The Future of Travel & Loyalty Outlook …

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