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IT&CM Events’ Association Day Comes To Singapore

IT&CM Events’ educational programme on Association Management for Association professionals and executives will launch in Singapore on 2 December 2014. Organised in a first-ever collaboration with Suntec Singapore, the upcoming session is IT&CM Events’ 4th  instalment of its Association Day programme this year.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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Hamburg Airport presents winter timetable

The new winter timetable comes into effect at Hamburg Airport on 26 October, 2014. It is valid until 28 March, 2015. Around 65 airlines fly to more than 120 destinations. “Together with the airlines, we have once again put together a widely varied portfolio for the coming season. The commitment of our many partners enables us to […]

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AVANI Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa in Mozambique

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brand launched by Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group in 2011, has added its first property in Africa – AVANI Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa in Mozambique. The former Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa is situated in the country’s far northern province of Cabo Delgado, in the ancient port town of Pemba.     […]

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Jumeirah at Etihad Towers wins “Best Hotel in Middle East” at the Prix Villégiature Awards 2014

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi was awarded “Best Hotel in the Middle East” at the prestigious Villégiature Awards 2014, held in Paris.   The Villégiature Awards, which were held on 16 October 2014,celebrate the world’s best hospitality experiences and are judged by an independent jury of 23 international press correspondents from five continents, […]

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Alstom to supply 12 metro sets for Lines 2, 5 and 9 of the Paris metro

Alstom, working as part of a consortium with Bombardier Transport and AREVA TA, will be supplying STIF[1] (the Ile-de-France Transport Authority) and RATP[2] (the Paris-based public transport operator) with 12 new MF01[3] metro sets for lines 2 (Porte-Dauphine-Nation), 5 (Place d’Italie-Bobigny) and 9 (Pont de Sèvres-Mairie de Montreuil) of the Paris metro network. The project […]

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Alstom and Transmashholding to supply St. Petersburg’s first low-floor tram

Tramrus LLC, the joint venture of Alstom and its partner Transmashholding (TMH), has been awarded a contract by the St Petersburg transport operator in Russia to provide them with a low-floor tram by 1 December 2014.     Sourcce: Travelandtourworld.

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Birmingham New Street station helps heat up the city centre

A ground-breaking green initiative to reduce Birmingham New Street’s carbon footprint is underway.   The project sees Network Rail, Birmingham City Council, Cofely and sustainability consultants, Anthesis-SecondNature, join forces to deliver a project which will see 1.5km district heating pipework installed across the station and in the City Centre to enable excess heat produced by […]

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Golden Sands Hotel Apartments announces participation at World Travel Market

The recent renovation at Golden Sands Hotel Apartments, part of A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises and pioneered the concept of hotel apartments in the region, will be the highlight of this year’s participation at World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, taking place in London from 3 to 6 November 2014. […]

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Railway investment means temporary closure of bridge in Salford

A railway bridge in Salford is to be rebuilt as part of Network Rail’s £1bn+ investment to improve the railway in the north west of England.   Temporary traffic lights are already in use on Oldfield Road as preparations begin to demolish and rebuild the bridge as part of the electrification of the line between […]

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Aeroflot Extends Collective Agreement With Employees

JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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