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Costa Group CEO Michael Thamm appointed Chairman of CLIA Europe

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe appoints Michael Thamm, Group CEO Costa Group and Carnival Asia, as Chairman of CLIA Europe from January 2019.   Thamm succeeds David Dingle, Chairman of Carnival UK, who has served as interim CLIA Europe …

Police Scotland warns travellers in view of fresh snowfall

As a band of snow and ice is expected to hit Scotland, police have urged travellers to take care and plan ahead. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning covering a large stretch of the country between 1am and …

Spain aiming to catch up with Europe’s luxury market leaders

Spain is interested in catching up with Europe’s luxury market leaders.   In 2017, Spain’s luxury sector witnessed sales of €9.2 billion, compared to €29 billion in Italy and €27 billion in France. Experts believe that this figure will rise …

VisitScotland: Out with the old, in with the new (year)

Two LGBTQ+ influencers – with a collective social media following of almost 142,700 – experienced the unique spectacle of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay as part of an exciting project with VisitScotland and the Scottish Government, to promote Scotland’s winter festivals.   Whitney …

Brexit may ground few European airlines

Steps to allow flights to shuttle between the EU and Britain in the event during a messy time of Brexit are unlikely to be enough to shun disruptions and cancellations, the head of the leading air transport group of the …

  • Costa Group CEO Michael Thamm appointed Chairman of CLIA Europe

    Published on : Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe appoints Michael Thamm, Group CEO Costa Group and Carnival Asia, as Chairman of CLIA Europe from January 2019.   Thamm succeeds David Dingle, Chairman of Carnival UK, who has served as interim CLIA Europe …

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  • Police Scotland warns travellers in view of fresh snowfall

    Published on : Monday, January 28, 2019

    As a band of snow and ice is expected to hit Scotland, police have urged travellers to take care and plan ahead. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning covering a large stretch of the country between 1am and …

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  • Spain aiming to catch up with Europe’s luxury market leaders

    Published on : Friday, January 11, 2019

    Spain is interested in catching up with Europe’s luxury market leaders.   In 2017, Spain’s luxury sector witnessed sales of €9.2 billion, compared to €29 billion in Italy and €27 billion in France. Experts believe that this figure will rise …

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  • VisitScotland: Out with the old, in with the new (year)

    Published on : Friday, January 11, 2019

    Two LGBTQ+ influencers – with a collective social media following of almost 142,700 – experienced the unique spectacle of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay as part of an exciting project with VisitScotland and the Scottish Government, to promote Scotland’s winter festivals.   Whitney …

    Read More

  • Brexit may ground few European airlines

    Published on : Friday, January 11, 2019

    Steps to allow flights to shuttle between the EU and Britain in the event during a messy time of Brexit are unlikely to be enough to shun disruptions and cancellations, the head of the leading air transport group of the …

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  • Scottish Tourism Alliance cautions against Edinburgh tourism tax

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    Hotel occupancy all over Scotland has dropped 1.4 percent, as per STA, while the UK occupies number 135 position out of 136 countries, for international tourism price-competitiveness.   In an email to its members, the STA said: “Edinburgh is one …

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  • 10 European cities to host Tutankhamun exhibition

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    The Ministry of Antiquities permitted to organize the exhibition of Tutankhamun in 10 cities of seven European countries.   The Ministry of Antiquities declared that the revenues of the temporary exhibition “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” which was …

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  • Record number of 10.2 million people visits Louvre Museum last year

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    Last year, a record number of 10.2 million people visited the Louvre Museum in Paris, making it the world’s most popular museum of fine arts.   A Beyoncé and Jay-Z pop video made in the museum is said to have …

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  • Greece with other European tourism destinations working on addressing overtourism challenge

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    Greece, along with other leading European tourism destinations, will be working on addressing the sector’s main challenge i.e. overtourism.   The head of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos, said that the issue of overtourism features at the top of the European tourism industry’s …

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  • Louvre welcomes record 10 million visitors in 2018

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    In 2018, record 10 million visitors set foot into Louvre, the most visited museum in the world. According to the management, 10 million is an unprecedented figure for an international museum.     In 2017, the number of visitors to …

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