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Agency & Association

Mauritius announces six per cent YOY increase in UK visitors

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) has announced a six per cent increase in visitor arrivals from the UK market for 2017 when compared to the previous year. This significant growth has also resulted in the UK overtaking Reunion as Mauritius’ second biggest inbound market after France. Mauritius also saw a five per cent global increase in visitors from 2016 to 2017.

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Expedia Affiliate Network and ANIXE join forces to expand hotel supply to Central and Eastern European travel markets

Alfonso Paredes, Vice President of Sales
Travel providers in Central and Eastern Europe will now be able to access Expedia Affiliate Network’s (EAN) full suite of hotel accommodations, competitive rates and availabilities following an agreement with ANIXE.
ANIXE, headquartered in Poland, offers innovative and customizable travel technology solutions and services to its partners.


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Sarawak strengthens its global presence with 89 more Business Events in 2017

Sarawak team with award
Sarawak continues to sustain its global appeal in Business Events as Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) and industry partners secured 89 more Business Events (BE) in 2017 - 60 bids won and 29 bids supported – which is disbursed statewide from 2018 to 2022.

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360 Destination Group opens office in Wine Country, blending deep local roots with a nationwide network

360 Destination Group
After operating programs in the market for several years, 360 Destination Group announced their newest office opening in Wine Country. Led by area native and industry leader Amy Thomason-Richardson, the office will offer deep market expertise with the strength of an award-winning, nationwide DMC. 

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ABTA reiterates its call for a review of the card payment market

Ahead of the Payment Services Directive II (PSD2) coming into force on Saturday January 13 2018, ABTA has reiterated its call to the Government for a review of the card payment market.  
ABTA has been making the case to government that although this regulation applies to all industries, it is a particular problem for travel firms due to the high value of transactions and that regulation designed to reduce the costs of taking card payments has not been effective - leaving travel companies picking up the bill for these payments.


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