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  • An Airbus A320 aircraft (L) and an Airbus A321 (R) stand on the tarmac at Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France.

    The Franco-Dutch airline joined major European peers in benefiting from strong summer demand.

  • All measures contribted to solid result: Air France-KLM CFO Consolidation is key for our industry

    Air France-KLM CFO Frederic Gagey speaks about third-quarter earnings and how his company is dealing with a potential rise in fuel costs.

  • *S.Korea, China to hold summit around Nov APEC meeting. *Worsening N.Korea- China ties may have contributed to agreement- South Korea's Blue House. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system had angered China, with South Korea's tourism, cosmetics and entertainment industries bearing the brunt of a Chinese backlash, although Beijing has never specifically...

  • BEIJING, Oct 31- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $22.2 billion in September from $24.6 billion in August, the foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday. The deficit was largely due to a $17.4 billion gulf in spending between foreign tourists and the Chinese, who splurge more abroad than do visitors to China, data from the State Administration of...

  • TOKYO, Oct 26- Deutsche Bank AG is relaunching its real estate lending business in Japan, after scaling it down post the 2008 financial crisis, as it looks to tap into the nation's tourism boom that could grow even bigger if casinos are built. The bank, which also underwrites, sells and trades stocks and bonds in Japan, was one of the most active arrangers for...

  • MILAN, Oct 25- Chinese tourists helped drive an 11 percent rise in tax-free shopping in Europe during the first nine months of 2017, reversing a fall last year, tax-refund firm Global Blue said. British sales were up by 22 percent and Spain's by 18 percent with better global economic conditions, more people travelling to Europe and higher spending driving growth,...

  • Qian Jiannong, global partner and senior vice president, Fosun Group, says it is a great time for the tourism business in China and North Asia generally.

  • Gloria Guevara-Manzo, president and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council, says cities in China are witnessing a massive tourism boost from domestic flows as the middle class grows.

  • Xavier Desaulles, CEO, Club Med East and South Asia Pacific (ESAP), says the company retains its family focus for e new Club Med in Vietnam outside of Ho Chi Minh.

  • Olivier Harnisch, CEO, Emaar Hospitality Group, says that tourism in Dubai is doing well with 50 million international visitors a year.

  • Hubert Viriot, CEO of Yotel, tells CNBC about how his hotel chain uses technology — including a robotic porter — to allow customers to have a more "efficient stay."

  • *Tunisia holidays unlikely to resume until next winter- MD. LONDON, Oct 18- Europe's largest tour operator TUI is putting on extra flights to make up for capacity lost after this month's collapse of Monarch, TUI's UK and Ireland boss said on Wednesday. The company's UK and Ireland Managing Director Nick Longman said it had already laid on extra flights and was...

  • *Tunisia holidays unlikely to resume until next winter- MD. LONDON, Oct 18- Europe's largest tour operator TUI is putting on extra flights to make up for capacity lost after this month's collapse of Monarch, TUI's UK and Ireland boss said on Wednesday. At an event to announce TUI's rebranding of its UK operation to TUI UK from Thomson, the company's UK and Ireland...

  • LONDON, Oct 17- Shares in Merlin Entertainments, operator of tourist attractions such as London's Madame Tussauds waxworks, tumbled around 20 percent on Tuesday after the company warned on profits after a series of militant attacks in Britain. Merlin, which also runs the London Eye, Sea Life and theme parks such as Alton Towers in Britain, said it would not meet...

  • Jamie Pherous, MD of Corporate Travel Management, weighs in on the company's plans for potential future acquisitions and how geopolitics have affected the travel market.

  • DUBAI, Oct 16- Dubai Holding has put on hold plans to develop Jumeirah Central, its $20 billion office, retail and residential project in the heart of Dubai, it said on Monday. "Dubai Holding is prioritising projects that will be ready for Expo 2020 Dubai and those that will help draw tourists to the emirate. In May, Dubai Holding unveiled plans to build Marsa Al Arab, a...

  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket takes off on its mission to deliver the EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite to space.

    Leroy Chiao, former astronaut and International Space Station commander talks about the future of commercial space travel.

  • *Taiwan to play more active, prominent role in region- President. TAIPEI, Oct 13- Taiwan is seeking to boost its regional soft power by throwing its weight behind dozens of companies investing around Asia and by promoting areas such as education and tourism as it looks to reduce its economic reliance on China. "Taiwan must play an even more active and prominent role...

  • Singapore's new look is more than just a tourism campaign

    Singapore's tourist board launched its new campaign at London's Cocktail Week, but Lionel Yeo tells CNBC that the new look is aimed at more than just tourism.

  • A family of Sikh tourists from Mumbai, India, visit Buckingham Palace in London, U.K., on June 6, 2007.

    The value of the international Indian tourist market has grown 150 percent in the past decade.