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Shark tourism booming in the Bahamas

Reef Shark Bahamas Ree Saunders
7 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

The shark tourism industry in the Bahamas is growing rapidly, bringing in around $80 million to country’s economy every year. Since the Bahamian government banned shark fishing in 2011, tour operators have promoted shark tourism as a great way to learn more about the underwater creatures. It is thought that ...

Qatar Airways teams up with FC Barcelona

Barcelona Mike Potter
7 March, 2013 by Mike Potter

Qatar Airways has announced it will become the global main partner of Spanish football club FC Barcelona. The strategic partnership will see the airline’s brand name appear on the teams shirts from the start of next season. The sponsorship is a first for Qatar Airways and will last three years. ...

New Sleep Art app launched by ibis hotels

Ibis Victoria Hampton
6 March, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

Hotel group ibis has launched a new app that turns your night’s sleep into artwork. The move means the budget hotel chain has become the first economy hotel group to offer an entertainment app to its guests. The Sleep Art app converts movements and sounds into digital artwork and marks ...

South Africa enjoyed tourism boost in 2012

Johannesburg Ree Saunders
6 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Tourist numbers in South Africa increased by 10.4 per cent between January and October Last year. According to recent figures released by the tourism ministry, 7,535,498 tourists visited the country last year, compared to 6,823,517 the previous year. South Africa’s tourism minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has said he is pleased with the ...

Fly to New York to visit the forgotten neighbourhoods

Brooklyn Marisa Thomas
6 March, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Tourism chiefs in New York have said they will do more to lure tourists away from Manhattan so they can experience the other neighbourhoods of New York. The city wants visitors to the Big Apple to visit New York’s many other destinations outside of the iconic landmarks people are so ...

British Airways to fly first A380 to LA

BA Victoria Hampton
5 March, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

British Airways has confirmed that its first Airbus A380 will make its inaugural flight to Los Angeles this year. The aircraft will become the first A380 to be operated by a UK airline. The double-decker superjumbo is set to be delivered to British Airways in July and tickets for flights ...

Sydney attracting more business events

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Marisa Thomas
5 March, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

New South Wales hosted 91 business events last year making 2012 one of its busiest events years ever. The minister for tourism and major events George Souris announced today that business events generated nearly $220 million for the state’s economy in 2012. A total of 60,237 delegates came to Sydney ...

First IKEA flat-packed hotel to be built in Milan

Milan Ree Saunders
5 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Plans to open around 50 budget hotels in Europe have been announced by Inter IKEA Group, the parent company of IKEA. The home furnishings giant has teamed up with Marriott International Inc., who have announced plans to open the first hotel in Milan this year. The hotels will use the trademark flat-packed ...

easyJet increases flights to Copenhagen

A-319-photo003 Clemmie
4 March, 2013 by Clemmie

Budget airline easyJet has announced it will be increasing its services between London Gatwick and Copenhagen. The new service will see an additional early morning and evening departure added to its flight schedule. The increased service will mean easyJet will fly to Copenhagen four times a day instead of three ...

Emirates launches its 130th destination

Algiers Jan Moys
4 March, 2013 by Jan Moys

Emirates Airlines launched its newest route today, now flying non-stop from Dubai to Houari Boumediene Airport, Algiers. The new service marks the airline's 130th destination milestone. Travellers to the Algerian capital will fly on Airbus A330-200 aircraft from Dubai and all flights will feature Emirates' standard three class configuration. Passengers ...

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