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Luxury travel firm starts offering staycations with demand set to soar

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Boeing Resumes Production of 737 MAX

Boeing has resumed low-rate production of the 737 MAX at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. “We’ve been on a continuous journey to evolve our production system and make it even stronger,” said Walt Odisho, vice president and general manager of the 737 program. “These initiatives are the next step in …

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Air Canada Cargo Expands Network with 5 New Destinations

Air Canada Cargo is expanding operations with five new destinations in Europe and South America. The airline will launch cargo-only flights to Amsterdam, Bogota, Dublin, Lima and Madrid from 1 June 2020, subject to government approval. Tim Strauss, Vice President – Cargo at Air Canada. “These nonstop flights originating from …

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Big leagues: Michael Owen and Jamie Redknapp to teach football in Dubai in October

Budding footballers can sign up for some pro tips from ex-Premier League players in Dubai later this year. Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Football Escapes are bringing England footballers Michael Owen and Jamie Redknapp to the UAE for two seven-day-long coaching sessions. Joining the former Liverpool players is YouTuber and co-founder …

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The traveller in late 2020 and beyond: What will matter and where they’re going

LONDON – While no one yet has definitive answers about the future of travel, the following trends have emerged from the countless conversations Black Tomato has had with its clients and partners. One thing is for sure though – we will travel again; and when the national and international restrictions …

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COVID19 Interview with GM of Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap, Ms. Ashley Lai

Exclusive interview with Ms. Ashley Lai, General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Filmed via Skype on 27 May 2020, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks Ashley to tell us more about the status of travel and tourism in Siem Reap during the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. …

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Big leagues: Michael Owen and Jamie Redknapp to teach football in Dubai in October

Hind Al Soulia – Riyadh – Budding footballers can sign up for some pro tips from ex-Premier League players in Dubai later this year. Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Football Escapes are bringing England footballers Michael Owen and Jamie Redknapp to the UAE for two seven-day-long coaching sessions. Joining the former …

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Air Canada Looking to Raise Over $1 Billion with Shares and Notes

Air Canada has commenced a public offering of Class A Variable Voting Shares and/or Class B Voting Shares of the company for gross proce of approximately C$500 million and a concurrent private placement of convertible senior unsecured notes for gross proce of approximately US$400 million. Air Canada intends to grant …

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What to Expect When you…

In the Maldives, with a population of more than 500,000, the health of the Maldivians has been prioritised by the government.  Travel restrictions from high-risk countries were implemented early in the pandemic while movement between islands was limited.  Scot Ross Sanders, General Manager of Anantara Kihavah Villas has remained at …

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From Cape Cod to Chesapeake Bay: Summer’s Yacht Charters Are Staying Close to Home

The old ‘80s phrase, “Think Global, Act Local,” takes on a new meaning for yacht charters in the age of Covid-19. Six months ago, charter brokers were planning to send their clients to every corner of the globe on six- or even seven-figure yacht charters. Now, instead of taking the …

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