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David Huether, senior vice president for economics and research at the US Travel Association, reacts to Friday’s Labor Department employment report: “It’s another record-setting jobs month for travel, which continues to pace the economy in a number of indicators as it emerges from the recession. Travel employment reached 8,027,000 based on the first-Friday Labor Department …

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China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC), the leading independent aircraft operating lessor in China, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 100 A320 Family aircraft. The commitment comprises 74 A320neo, 16 A320ceo and 10 A321ceo. Including this new commitment, CALC’s total order tally with Airbus stands at 140 A320 Family aircraft. “This new …

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Al Rayyan Hospitality, the new Doha-based hospitality development group, plans to help put Qatar on the map at World Travel Market (WTM) as a new world class resort destination for travelers seeking authentic hospitality experiences. Models of all three brand new resorts – the first to be developed in Qatar – will all be on …

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Germany’s sound medical treatment is bringing thousands of Saudis to the country to benefit from medical services in hospitals, in addition to patients who come on the expense of the state, according to Osama Shobokshi, Saudi ambassador to Germany. The ambassador’s statement came as part of a lecture the diplomat gave in Stuttgart, under the …

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During the Opening Ceremony of the 75th Skål World Congress held at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel in Mexico City, Mrs. Karine Coulanges, International President of Skål International, presented the Sustainable Tourism awards to eight winners. Conducted with the help of Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division, a leading global provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation and …

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  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1% over the next five years. Emerging economies, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, will be the fastest-growing markets. “Air cargo remains as vital to the …

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The Rain Forest Lodge in Mabira Forest was the venue of a Geo Lodges Uganda second Chefs Forum recently, when they brought together their kitchen masters from the Nile Safari Lodge and the Jacana Safari Lodge to meet with their colleagues and a guest chef to discuss all matters related to food and menus. Geo …

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Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA, in conjunction with their partner, USAIDs STAR Sustainable Tourism In The Albertine Rift launch their new website and webportal, featuring all the 10 national parks, game reserves and activities UWA is undertaking to preserve Ugandas precious wildlife and protected areas. Interest for travel to Uganda this year has risen sharply after the …

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(Artists impression of new Protea Entebbe Hotel from the Protea website) The new Protea Entebbe Hotel has this week opened its doors to the public with 75 rooms and suites. Located right near the perimeter to the Entebbe International Airport the new property is the closest of all the major Entebbe hotels to the terminal …

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New markets are being opened up by HiTA’s ambassador program and  Gulf region alone, it is expecting increasing arrivals thanks to this initiative. HiTA Ambassador Walter Diaz from Qatar will be taking a large group of influential travel professionals from Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, and Oman to this yearly event that promotes inbound travel to the United …

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