Thursday, 23 November 2017

ATECAlipay has formed a partnership with the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) for expanding its mobile payments platform into the nation’s tourism industry.


ATECAlipay has formed a partnership with the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) for expanding its mobile payments platform into the nation’s tourism industry.


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IRCTC fined for sending wrong SMS to Delhi bound passengers


IRCTCIn an interesting development the IRCTC has been docked Rs 25,000. Due to one wrong message from IRCTC to the passengers of Mahabodhi Express, the railway ticket booking service provider was sued by one of the passengers for deficiency in service and causing physical and financial harassment.


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Oman attracting visitors from all around


Oman and QatarOman is drawing a lot of tourists from all over the world these days. Omani guides are assisting tourists to visit the attractions around.


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Visit San Antonio keen to develop Alamo City tourism


Visit San AntonioAs per Visit San Antonio, San Antonio is the number one Christmas lights destination in the country. This means greater number of people will be traveling to the Alamo City to understand and experience the place out and out.


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ETC and UNWTO discuss transnational themes and routes in Galicia


UNWTOThe European Travel Commission (ETC) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held an international seminar in Santiago de Compostela to exchange best practices on how to develop and effectively manage transnational tourism themes and routes.


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IndiGo flight forced to return after smoke alarm


indigoAccording to a media report, an IndiGo flight had to make an emergency landing here after smoke was detected in the cockpit area on Thursday.


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1.5 million Londoners read about Northern Ireland!


22 November 2017 - A four-page article highlighting Northern Ireland appeared in the London Evening Standard earlier this week, reaching about 1.5 million readers – or potential GB holidaymakers for Northern Ireland. The article marked the start of a four-week partnership between Tourism Ireland and the Evening Standard to highlight Northern Ireland in GB. It’s part of Tourism Ireland’s programme of activity to capitalise on the recent Lonely Planet ‘Best in Travel 2018’ accolade for Belfast and the Causeway Coast.  Further media information: Elaine Moore / Clair Balmer Tourism Ireland 077 6652 7719A four-page article highlighting Northern Ireland appeared in the London Evening Standard earlier this week, reaching about 1.5 million readers – or potential GB holidaymakers for Northern Ireland.


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LateRooms.com is in the Driving Seat for Business Travel


imagesA new survey has revealed that 41% of employees want to travel more for business, and just under a quarter of employees (23%*) now request an additional night’s stay so they can explore their location. 


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American Express Global Business Travel appoints new Managing Director for India


unnamedAmerican Express Global Business Travel announces today the appointment of Ashish Kishore as the new Managing Director for GBT, India. In his new role, Ashish will have overall management responsibility for GBT’s business in India. 


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Aeroflot customers can now fly to Australia and New Zealand


JSC AeroflotAeroflot has expanded its code-sharing agreement with SkyTeam alliance partner China Southern Airlines, opening up new destinations in Australia and New Zealand for its passengers on routes via Guangzhou.


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Prague Welcomed a Record Number of Experts from the Meeting Industry


56th_ICCA_Congress_Closing_CeremonyICCA, the international association, unites professionals active in the industry of association congresses and conferences organization worldwide. 


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Iris Lanz new head of the Berlin Convention Office at visitBerlin


downloadIris Lanz  is head of the Berlin Convention Office at visitBerlin. Lanz has been employed at visitBerlin for three years. She was the deputy head of the BCO with a focus on corporate clients and new formats.


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Alipay expands mobile payment platform


aliAlipay partners with Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) to expand the mobile payments platform into the nation’s tourism industry. It was reported that 1.2 million Chinese tourists visited Australia annually.


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Young musicians celebrate 150th anniversary of Norway’s most famous play – Peer Gynt


unnamed (1)2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Norway’s most famous play – Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt. To celebrate the anniversary, four young Norwegian artists were invited to make their own versions of the original compositions Edvard Grieg wrote for the play. 


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