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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 05 October 16-31, 2014  


Bangkok, New York, Istanbul : Most-Searched Airport for travellers departing from London
_A Monitor Report London : A leading web booking portal analysed destination searches for UK travellers. Over the last three months, for travel during this October half-term period, with planned departures from London airports within the period of October 24 of and November 2, 2014 were included Thailand's capital Bangkok took first place, with almost a third more searches, than made for the second most popular choice for this October half-term period_ New York, world-famous for its distincti. More...
Japan hosts first int'l Halal expo
_A Monitor Report Tokyo : Extending its Muslim-friendly tourism services, Japan will host its first international forum and exhibition for Halal environment and business later this month to raise awareness about the thriving industry in the far-east Asian country. "This Expo aims to contribute to the development of a domestic Halal environment and the cultivation of Islamic markets by Japanese companies," a statement on Japan Halal Expo 2014 website was seen by Themed of "Global . More...
Mobile phones may soon be kept on during take-off and landing : Lufthansa
_A Monitor Report Berlin : In Lufthansa's point of view, flight mode for passengers' own electronic devices could soon be a thing of the past. Passengers will then be able to leave their smartphones, tablets and laptops switched on from gate to gate. This will be made possible by an initiative introduced by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in Cologne. "We welcome this logical step and hope that it will get a green light soon from the aeroplane manufacturers and the German Federal A. More...
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