Polish Aviation Group (PGL), the owner of LOT Polish Airlines (LOT), announces the acquisition of Condor, putting a successful end to the protective shield proceedings
PGL will ensure continued stability and certainty for customers, partners and employees. The combination of LOT and Condor within PGL creates one of the leading European aviation groups with Germany and Poland as core markets Condor will become the centre of PGL’s leisure strategy with a focus on growth in Germany as well as adjacent markets, building one of the leading European leisure airlines

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For the first time, the idyllic Southern Thai island resort of Phuket is to be the venue of the annual B2B trade show, the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020.
To be organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) between 1-3 June, 2020, at the Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa under the theme of “New Shades of Responsible Travel”, the event will upgraded with a broad range of qualitative improvements to minimise its ecological impact while maximising its economic and commercial impact for both buyers and sellers.

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Marriott’s four-star brand Courtyard is set to grow by over 16,000 rooms in major markets in the coming years.ithin the next few years, Courtyard by Marriott, one of Marriott International’s signature 4-star brands, is slated to grow by 80 hotels and 16,322 rooms.
A strong project pipeline
According to the TOPHOTELCONSTRUCTION online database, 80 hotel projects are currently in Courtyard’s hotel pipeline:

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On Phillip Island (Southern Australia), the so called “Penguin Parade” is one of Australia’s most popular tourist attractions in whole Australia that includes wildlife animals. The wildlife reserve itself and the people around can already look back on a history of more than 100 years of learning and improvement, in which the animals themselves have not always been in the foreground. This could in some way symbolize the difficult relationship between humans, nature and wildlife in the early 20th century. Luckily the rangers of the reserve could manage to save the animals through a change of the government´s priorities in the 1980s, which protected the Penguins from their almost extinction.

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An new International Tourism Trade show You Cannot Miss in Kuala Lumpur
For a country rich in culture and natural wonders like Malaysia, tourism is a great economic pillar. In the past year, despite the global economic turmoil Malaysia still got achievements in the tourism industry.
“For the period of January to September last year, we recorded a 3.7% increase in tourist arrivals at 20.11 million compared to 19.39 million for the same period in 2018. We also managed to increase foreign tourist spending for the same period last year by 6.66 percent to MYR66.14 billion compared with MYR61.85 billion for the same period in 2018,” Minister Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi said.

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Accommodation Fee takes effect April 2020.
Following consultations with stakeholders in the industry, Government will be introducing a tourist ammommodation fee to be used for destination marketing and development. As of April 1, 2020, stayover visitors to Saint Lucia will be required to pay an accommodation fee on their nightly stay on the island. All accommodation providers on the island (hotels, guest houses, villas, apartments etc.) will be required to collect from their stay over guests US$3.00 and US$6.00 respectively on a nightly rate below or above US$120.

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