In the News 2018



World Best Business Lounge? The WTA Judges Think So

16 January 2018 - Travel Trends
Here’s the spectacular view from the InterContinental Sydney’s business lounge, declared the World’s Leading Executive Club Lounge 2017 at the recent World Travel Awards (WTA).
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Revealed: the world’s safest airlines

16 January 2018 - World Travel News
Emirates is one of the world’s safest airlines, according to a study carried out by AirlineRatings.com.
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World Travel Awards gears up for silver anniversary

16 January 2018 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has begun preparations for its 25th anniversary – honouring a quarter of a century recognising leaders in the international hospitality sector.
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Sandals launches Layaway Programme

15 January 2018 - Discover Jamaica
The mornings are dark, damp and freezing cold, while the commute to work is painfully crowded, but reader! It doesn’t have to be this way…
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Kenya’s major tourism highlights in 2017

12 January 2018 - The Maravi Post
The year 2017 in Kenya’s tourism was marked by major milestones that had both positive and negative implications on the industry. Jumia Travel looks at some of them and gives a glimpse of what 2018 will look like.
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Ex appeal: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom reunite in the Maldives

10 January 2018 - World Travel News
Pop star Katy Perry and actor Orlando Bloom have continued to keep fans guessing as to whether they are once again an item, having been spotted enjoying one another's company in the Maldives.
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Easyjet will look after your pets when you’re on holiday

9 January 2018 - World Airline News
Worried about Fido while you’re flying? Fret not: easyJet passengers can now organise a complimentary house sitter for their pet when booking a flight
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Five reasons to visit Danang

8 January 2018 - World Travel News
Wondering where to go in 2018? Whether you’re after a dose of history and ancient ruins, breath taking natural scenery, pristine beaches and unpolluted air or the perfect meal, Danang - a hidden gem situated halfway between Hanoi in the North and the Southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh - is one of the best destinations to discover in 2018.
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A New Year travel resolution for 2018

6 January 2018 - World Travel News
We may already be a few days into 2018, but it’s not too late to set some New Year resolutions!
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Here's why more and more Indians are travelling to Peru

4 January 2018 - India Today
The latest figures show an influx of approximately 7,000 Indians to Peru in 2016.
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Mercedes launches new international campaign starring Lisbon

4 January 2018 - The Portugal News Online
German luxury car-makers Mercedes have just launched a new international campaign for their massively popular SUV, the GLC, shot entirely in the Portuguese capital which, in related news, has been voted the world’s best city break destination.
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Over 500 tourists arrive in Mombasa

4 January 2018 - Hivisasa
Kenya has welcomed 576 tourists who have arrived at the Port of Mombasa aboard the cruise ship, MS Nautica, marking the first cruise ship arrival to the country this year.
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List released for Dubai World Cup Carnival

4 January 2018 - Discover Dubai
Meydan Group has released the list of horses accepted for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which gets underway at Meydan Racecourse next Thursday (11 January 2018).
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Free tickets for Titanic Belfast up for grabs

4 January 2018 - Belfast Telegraph
Titanic Belfast is again saying thanks to its 'neighbours' by giving away free tickets later this month.
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VN tourism makes development record in 2017

4 January 2018 - Vietnam.Net
2017 is considered a successful year for the tourism sector, with 13 million international tourists arriving in Vietnam, up by three million against the previous year.
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Sporting heavyweights soak up the sun in Dubai

3 January 2018 - Discover Dubai
Sporting greats Anthony Joshua and Novak Djokovic have been snapped taking a break from their punishing schedules, in the sun kissed emirate of Dubai - which took home the title ‘World's Leading Festival & Event Destination’ at World Travel Awards’ recent Grand Final 2017.
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RAK fireworks clinch Guinness world record

2 January 2018 - Google Plus
Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) - one of the seven emirates that makes up the United Arab Emirates - now holds the record for the world's largest #fireworks aerial shell, according to Guinness.
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Top travel destinations for 2018

2 January 2018 - Stuff Travel
With new routes, increased capacity and travel deals unlike any we've seen before, Kiwis are spoiled for choice when it comes to destinations to explore next year.
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Las Vegas Named World’s Leading Meeting and Conference Destination

1 January 2018 - Nevada Business
For the fifth year in a row, Las Vegas has been recognized by the World Travel Awards as the leading meetings and conference destination.
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