ABU DHABI, 17 December 2018: Etihad Airways has recently launched its first ever scheduled flights linking Abu Dhabi and Barcelona. The inaugural service was introduced, 28 November, with the UAE national airline celebrating the occasion  by hosting a special event...
DOHA, Qatar, 14 December 2018:  Qatar Airways will upgrade aircraft on flights to three European destinations over the winter season. From this week onwards three popular European destinations – Helsinki Stockholm and Manchester – gained aircraft upgrades. Manchester and Stockholm routes...
PARIS, 13 December 2018: Xiamen Airlines launched its new direct flight between Paris and Fuzhou, Tuesday, extending its European cover to nine cities through partner airlines. The new three-weekly service uses a Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the 13-hour, 25-minute flight. Flights...
LONDON, 30 November 2018: WTM London 2018 and its co-located sister event, Travel Forward, reported a 6% increase in visitors driven by an increase in senior travel professionals based on unaudited figures. The head count includes attendance at WTM and...
ROME, 29 November 2018: Chinese tourists almost doubled their travels to Europe in the first half of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017. This was one of the key findings of the "China-Europe Tourism Big Data Report for...
LONDON, 7 November 2018: Safety, easy visas, direct flights and sensitivity to the Chinese holiday calendar were citied as vital components to attract Chinese tourists. ForwardKeys presented the key takeaways during a presentation on Tuesday at the World Travel Market,...
LONDON, 7 November 2018: Strengthening cooperation between tourism players in both public and private sectors is the key to success according to a World Travel & Tourism Council global industry leaders’ panel hosted at the World Travel Market in...
LONDON, 7 November 2018: UK travellers for the second year running are the top source market for Hotelbeds, a popular global bed bank platform. Hotelbeds presented an update on the UK source market during the UK’s World Travel Market that...

Webjet acquires DOTW

LONDON, 6 November 2018: Webjet confirmed in a press release issued Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire Dubai-based Destinations of The World. The acquisition will see DOTW joining a stable of travel brands including JacTravel, TotalStay, Sunhotels, Lots...
PALMA, Spain, 1 November 2018. Hotelbeds announced, Wednesday, a consolidated and refreshed identity, under the Hotelbeds brand following the acquisitions last year of Tourico Holidays and GTA. Both ‘Hotelbeds Group’ and its commercial Bedbank brand, ‘Hotelbeds’ will both now be...