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Ras Al Khaimah to host PATA Annual Summit

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced that the emirate will be hosting the PATA Annual Summit 2020. The four-day event, to be hosted by the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, will bring together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the …

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Turismo de Portugal appointed WTTC Destination Partner

The World Travel & Tourism Council has welcomed Luis Araújo, president, Turismo de Portugal, as its newest member and Destination Partner. Araújo joins peers from Visit California, NYC & Company, Las Vegas Convention & Visitor Authority and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority to become the organisation’s fifth partner in …

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IATA Airlines Financial Monitor – October 2018

According to October report of the Airlines Financial Monitor, global airline share prices fell by 10.1% in October – the biggest monthly decline since June 2016. Key points: The initial airline financial releases for Q3 2018 indicate that the squeeze on profit margins from higher input costs persisted into the …

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Travel tops list of what people value the most globally

LONDON – Research from YouGov on behalf of Priority Pass, the airport experiences program, has found that the trend for experiences over material goods is global. Surveying over 10,000 people from nine countries across all corners of the world, the data showed that we all overwhelmingly value shared experiences – …

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Boudicca kicks off Qatar cruise season

The winter cruise season has kicked off in Qatar with the Boudicca docking at Doha Port earlier. The season, which continues until April, is expected to see nearly double the number of cruise ships that arrived in the 2017/18 season. Of the 43 ships scheduled to call in Doha Port, …

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