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News: FAA clears Boeing 737 Max for return to service

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has rescinded the order halting commercial operation of the Boeing 737 Max. The move will allow airlines that are under the jurisdiction of the regulator to take the steps necessary to resume service. Boeing will also be able to begin making deliveries. The aircraft type has been grounded...
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News: United Arab Emirates added to quarantine-free list for UK travellers

The United Arab Emirates, including the tourism hotspots of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, are among a host of new destinations to have been added to the quarantine safe list in the UK. Travellers arriving from Qatar, Turks & Caicos, Laos, Iceland, Chile, Cambodia and Bahrain will also now no longer need to self-isolate for 14-days...
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News: Pavilions Hotels launches franchise model to property owners

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has launched a franchise model to hotel owners and operators. The group aims to add to its existing portfolio of nine hotels and resorts across Asia and Europe under ownership and management. For the launch of the new franchise model, up until January the company is waiving the initial joining...
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News: Airline alliances call for globally harmonised approach to Covid-19

The three major global airline alliances have offered their full support to the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) second-phase council on aviation recovery task force (CART) report. SkyTeam, oneworld and Star Alliance urge governments to implement the report guidelines for passenger testing protocols, as well as the adoption of digital health pass technology, so air...
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News: Norwegian cuts 1,600 jobs as government rejects funding plea

Norwegian has furloughed a further tranche of employees and announced new reductions in capacity. The decision follows a move by the government of Norway to deny the low-cost carrier further financial support yesterday. Norwegian argues its operations are unsustainable in light of travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic which actively discourage...
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News: Miami Beach leads 2020 North America World Travel Awards winners

World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled its North America 2020 winners. The release coincides with its inaugural North America Winners Day. Winners include Miami Beach – with its dazzling array of art deco delights, sweeping beaches and sizzling entertainment – voted ‘North...
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News: Dunn steps down from chief financial role at Gatwick

Gatwick chief financial officer, Nick Dunn, has stepped down from the role in order to take up a new career opportunity with CityFibre. He will assume the chief financial officer role with the alternative digital infrastructure provider. Dunn joined Gatwick in 2010, building up a strong finance team and playing a significant role in the...
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News: World Travel Awards reveals Middle East hospitality leaders

World Travel Awards has revealed its Middle East 2020 winners as part of an inaugural Middle East Winners Day. Winners include Dubai, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Middle East’s Leading Destination’, while Oman was acknowledged with awards for both ‘Middle East’s Leading Cultural Destination’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’. Ras Al...
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News: Ashton takes Oakwood development role in Europe

Oakwood has announced the appointment of Maria Ashton as vice president, development, Europe. Ashton brings a stellar track record of excellence in leadership with a strong international background in hotel development, feasibility and asset management across North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining Oakwood, Ashton spent 12 years with...
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Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: John Carroll, marketing manager, Jameson Brand Homes

Jameson Distillery Bow St. in Ireland has been recognised as a leader in European hospitality by voters at the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News chats with John Carroll, marketing manager at Jameson Brand Homes, to find out more about the company Breaking Travel News: Congratulations – Jameson Distillery Bow St. has been honoured...
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