South African Airways to launch derect service to Munich

South African Airways to launch derect service to Munich

For exactly 10 years, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s leading international airline, has been connecting the Munich hub with the South African metropolis of Johannesburg. Initially equipped with three weekly connections, the new service quickly showed potential and was already increased to daily flights in October 2007. Since then SAA has been offering a connection from Munich to Johannesburg daily. Munich is a central hub of Star Alliance, of which SAA has been a member…

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Delta launches new services

Delta launches new services

Delta launches new nonstop service to Pittsburgh and New Orleans as the airline continues its expansion in the region. Beginning Oct. 1, Delta will operate twice-daily nonstop flights to Pittsburgh. Seasonal service to New Orleans will start on Feb. 10, 2018. With the new routes, Delta and its partners will serve a total of 47 destinations worldwide from Boston, including nonstop international flights to London, Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin. The Boston Logan-Pittsburgh service will operate…

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Hidden in-flight extras that airlines want to keep a secret

Hidden in-flight extras that airlines want to keep a secret

From extra grub to cockpit tours, kid-friendly games to first class treats, cabin crew reveal just what politeness can get you on a flight. Being nice never hurts in life, but on a plane it could make the difference between a miserable long-haul flight and a journey that quite literally flies by. 1. First Class treats   If you like the sound of being furnished with First Class treats like a cappuccino or a cheese…

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Cruise specialists announces 2019 World Cruise departures

Cruise specialists announces 2019 World Cruise departures

If one of your lifelong travel dreams is a World Cruise, the ability to pre-plan and book early are crucial given how quickly these voyages sell out. With nearly all space on 2018 World Cruises already sold out, Cruise Specialists is pleased to announce details, exclusive amenities and opportunities for 2019 World Cruise departures including many of the leading cruise lines such as: Crystal Cruises, Cunard Line, Holland America Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas…

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Greece expects a record-breaking 30 million international visitors

Greece expects a record-breaking 30 million international visitors

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced that it expects a record-breaking 30 million international visitors to Greece for 2017. This represents a growth rate of 7%, or an additional 2 million additional visitors over the previous year. 900,000 U.S. travelers are expected to visit the country this year. For the last two years, Greece’s growth has been nearly twice the global industry average of 3.9 percent, as reported by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)…

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The 10 European destinations you have to visit

The 10 European destinations you have to visit

Lonely Planet travel experts have just revealed the top 10 European destinations that they recommend everyone visiting in 2017. There are foodie options, off-the-beaten-track adventures and even a staycation option. Whatever your budget, whatever your food preferences, there’s an option for you. Top 10 must-visit destinations, 2017: Zagreb, Croatia Gotland, Sweden Galicia, Spain Northern Montenegro Leeds, UK The Alentejo, Portugal Northern Germany Moldova Paphos, Cyprus Le Havre, France

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Jūrmala is the second most popular destination in Latvia

Jūrmala is the second most popular destination in Latvia

It is worth mentioning that this is not data on a Summer season when it is just natural to rest by the sea enjoying a beautiful beach under the mild whispering of the pine trees at a sea-bank. According to the data of the Central Bureau of Statistics, quantity of tourists in the first quarter of 2017, namely in Winter months, if compared with the first three months of 2016, grew 31,3%. Right after Rīga…

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Millennials expect same Wi-Fi experience in the air as at home

Millennials expect same Wi-Fi experience in the air as at home

Gogo found that nearly 50 percent of millennial travelers expect their connected experience in the air to be the same as on the ground. This key finding from Gogo’s Global Traveler study The Travelers of Tomorrow shows that connectivity anywhere and everywhere is no longer a hope, it’s an expectation. This study uncovers in-flight connectivity trends from “future travelers” between the ages of 18 and 35, because their preferences will ultimately shape the future of…

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