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WTTC links with United Nations for climate change action

The World Travel & Tourism Council and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change have agreed a common agenda for climate action in the tourism sector. The partnership was announced today at the WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Recognising the ambition set by the Paris Agreement to …

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Qatar Airways boosts flights to Muscat, Oman

Qatar Airways will add two additional daily frequencies to Muscat, Oman’s largest city and capital, commencing April 10th and June 15th. The additional frequencies will take the award-winning airline’s daily services to Muscat to seven and will meet the increased demand of tourists visiting Oman, as well as that of …

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UK visitors drive up tourism figures in the Maldives

The Maldives has announced a 9.3 per cent year-on-year increase on the number of UK travellers who visited the country in February 2018, welcoming a total of 11,362 tourists from the UK, compared with 10,395 who visited during February 2017. Furthermore, 20,804 UK travellers visited the Maldives during the first …

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Etihad boosts Morocco connections

Etihad Airways is boosting its popular services to Morocco to meet increased demand to and from its two gateways in the north African kingdom. Effective May 1st, a three-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will be introduced on the daily service from Abu Dhabi to Morocco’s commercial hub, Casablanca. The technologically advanced …

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