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World Travel Market wraps up

Tourism industry movers and shakers have spent this past week in London at the latest incarnation of the World Travel Market.

Tourism industry movers and shakers have spent this past week in London at the latest incarnation of the World Travel Market.

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Romania's new strategy to attract travellers

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Anca Pavel-Nedea, President of the

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Anca Pavel-Nedea, President of the

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The Golden Chariot Train of Karnataka

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Priyank Kharge, Minister of State

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Priyank Kharge, Minister of State

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Kenya: a very diverse destination

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at the Kenya

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at the Kenya

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Hungary: becoming a Premium travel destination

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Ildiko Mezo, UK Director at Hungarian

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Ildiko Mezo, UK Director at Hungarian

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Serbia: becoming a tourist hot spot among the Balkan nations

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Marija Labovic, CEO at the National

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Marija Labovic, CEO at the National

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Ethiopia's marketing strategy to attract travellers

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Solomon Tadesse, CEO at the Ethiopian

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Solomon Tadesse, CEO at the Ethiopian

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Redefining Malta as a cultural destination

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Edward Zammit Lewis, the Maltese

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Edward Zammit Lewis, the Maltese

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The growing importance of medical tourism in Kerala, India

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Dr. Venu, Principal Director at Kerala

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Dr. Venu, Principal Director at Kerala

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Icelandic tourism industry boosted by EURO 2016

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir, Director of

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir, Director of

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What makes Chile a truly unique travel destination?

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to

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Argentina: attracting more tourists through VAT-free travel

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Gustavo Santos, the Minister of

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Gustavo Santos, the Minister of

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Tough times for tourism in the Middle East

These are difficult times for the travel and tourism industry in the Middle East. Euronews speaks with the tourism heads of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan at the Arabian Travel Market trade show.

These are difficult times for the travel and tourism industry in the Middle East. Euronews speaks with the tourism heads of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan at the Arabian Travel Market trade show.

Business

Samsonite has Tumi in the bag

Samsonite - the world's biggest bag maker - is to pay 1.6 billion euros for Tumi to expand in the luxury luggage market.

Samsonite - the world's biggest bag maker - is to pay 1.6 billion euros for Tumi to expand in the luxury luggage market.

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Sun starts to shine on tour operator Thomas Cook

The world’s oldest tour operator Thomas Cook has raised revenue after a three-year slump. The British firm beat analysts’ forecasts with

The world’s oldest tour operator Thomas Cook has raised revenue after a three-year slump. The British firm beat analysts’ forecasts with

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Travel industry optimistic about growth in 2014

The slow recovery of the global economy has travel and tourism companies upbeat as they gathered at the industry’s business-to-business exhibition –

The slow recovery of the global economy has travel and tourism companies upbeat as they gathered at the industry’s business-to-business exhibition –

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Wikipedia parent company launches new travel site

Wikipedia’s parent company, the Wikimedia Foundation, has launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage. Using a similar format to Wikipedia

Wikipedia’s parent company, the Wikimedia Foundation, has launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage. Using a similar format to Wikipedia

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TUI takes a holiday from austerity

Despite the economic crisis, the tourism season this year has been successful with German group TUI AG’s quarterly results beating expectations.

Despite the economic crisis, the tourism season this year has been successful with German group TUI AG’s quarterly results beating expectations.

Europe

Package holiday? No, a dynamic package!

When I started research into this episode of Right On the term “dynamic packaging” kept cropping up. Dynamic what? I realised very quickly that it

When I started research into this episode of Right On the term “dynamic packaging” kept cropping up. Dynamic what? I realised very quickly that it

Europe

Bonus ITV: The European Consumer Centre Ireland

Lynnsey Delaney at the European Consumer Centre Ireland discusses the issue of consumer rights for holidaymakers with euronews reporter Seamus

Lynnsey Delaney at the European Consumer Centre Ireland discusses the issue of consumer rights for holidaymakers with euronews reporter Seamus

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When holidays become horror days

Millions of Europeans are making plans for their dream holidays, forking out large amounts of money in search of the perfect break. But what happens

Millions of Europeans are making plans for their dream holidays, forking out large amounts of money in search of the perfect break. But what happens

Culture

The Traveller's Diary: Denis Loktev, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Denis Loktev, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky For many Russians, getting to Courchevel is a faster and potentially cheaper option than travelling from

Denis Loktev, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky For many Russians, getting to Courchevel is a faster and potentially cheaper option than travelling from

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Crisis opens new doors for tourism

Many tourists have had a tough decision to make recently. Do they confirm their holiday destination, even if it is experiencing economic or

Many tourists have had a tough decision to make recently. Do they confirm their holiday destination, even if it is experiencing economic or

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Air traffic controllers asked to join Frankfurt strike

It has been almost two weeks since the row over pay for groundstaff at Frankfurt Airport has caused disruption at Europe’s third busiest hub

It has been almost two weeks since the row over pay for groundstaff at Frankfurt Airport has caused disruption at Europe’s third busiest hub

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Thomas Cooked

UK tour operator Thomas Cook plc crashed by 65% today after news the struggling group, Europe’s second-largest travel firm, had gone to the banks for

UK tour operator Thomas Cook plc crashed by 65% today after news the struggling group, Europe’s second-largest travel firm, had gone to the banks for

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Benefits of hosting big sporting events

The sluggish world economy means a harsh climate for tourism. This week’s edition of Focus asks whether major sporting events can help resuscitate

The sluggish world economy means a harsh climate for tourism. This week’s edition of Focus asks whether major sporting events can help resuscitate