News: Dubai warmly welcomes UK quarantine move

The United Arab Emirates has been added to the quarantine free list for UK travellers, opening travel opportunities for business and leisure. The addition of commercial capital Dubai, which is seen as a key winter sun destination for British travellers, has been heralded as particularly significant by the tourism sector. The move gives Brits the...
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News: Campbell Gray Hotels signs for new project in Cairo

A new hotel and wellbeing development at the Kings Polo Academy in Cairo is set to become the latest opening from Campbell Gray Hotels.  The bespoke international hotel operator will be working with Esmeralda Real Estate Development to bring a new level of comfort and style to Egypt. Expected to open in early 2022, the...
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News: Kenya takes top spot at Africa World Travel Awards

Kenya – with its tantalising cocktail of epic savannah landscapes, immense herds of wildlife and palm-fringed beaches – has been voted ‘Africa’s Leading Destination’ by the World Travel Awards. The news was unveiled during the inaugural Africa Winners Day, with World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and...
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News: Eurowings takes off from Berlin Brandenburg for first time

Eurowings has taken off from the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport for the first time. The inaugural departure left for Cologne, closely followed by flight EW8000 to Stuttgart. The news makes Eurowings the first airline in the Lufthansa Group to operate scheduled flights from the new capital city airport. In domestic traffic, Eurowings currently connects the...
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News: Virgin Atlantic to offer St Vincent service from next June

Virgin Atlantic will be launching the first flight from Europe to St Vincent, with new services to the Caribbean island departing from London Heathrow. The twice-weekly service will launch in June and will operate on an A330-300 aircraft. The new service aims to capture the fast-growing demand to visit and reconnect with family and loved...
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News: Ascott scoops top title at World Travel Awards

The Ascott has been recognised as Asia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand at the World Travel Awards today. Ascott emerged the biggest winner among the serviced residence players at the prestigious World Travel Awards for Asia, with 18 accolades in total.  Ascott also bagged national titles for Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Voted by tourism professionals and...
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News: World Travel Awards honours hospitality leaders in Asia

World Travel Awards – the pre-eminent awards programme in the tourism and hospitality industry – has unveiled its Asia 2020 winners. The news coincides with its inaugural Asia Winners Day. Winners include India, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Asia’s Leading Destination’, while the Philippines was acknowledged with awards for ‘Asia’s Leading Beach...
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