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destinations UNLIMITED unveils new UAE DMC Partnership

Agnelo Fernandes, Managing Director of 1001 Events
destinations UNLIMITED, the DMC representation company based in Hampshire, has joined forces with 1001 Events.
destinations UNLIMITED, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and recently appointed the United Arab Emirates-based DMC in order to strengthen its reputable portfolio of ground handlers worldwide. 1001 Events celebrated its 10th anniversary in January 2014, and to mark the occasion the company launched its new office in Abu Dhabi as it expands the portfolio of destinations it operates in. The company is an active MICE player in the UK market and has won numerous awards for its services.


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MARKETING GREECE celebrates record year for Greek tourism

MARKETING GREECE, the newly formed organisation that represents the country’s tourism industry, has welcomed the news that international visitors travelling to Greece by air and by sea recorded double-digit increases in 2013.
From January to December 2013, a record 12.7 million tourists travelled to the main Greek airports, up by 10.8 per cent compared to 2012. The island of Crete welcomed more tourists than any other Greek destination, with Heraklion and Chania combined receiving more than 3.3 million visitors, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).


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Skyscanner appoints PATA Foundation as its first Charity of the Year in Asia Pacific

Leading global travel search site Skyscanner today announced a partnership with the PATA Foundation, its first ever Charity of the Year in Asia Pacific. Throughout the course of 2014, Skyscanner and its employees across Asia Pacific will be helping to raise funds for the PATA Foundation as well as participate in charity projects supported by the foundation. These include key initiatives in education, culture and heritage conservation, sustainable tourism, environmental protection and disaster relief.

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Ampersand wins Stratford-Upon-Avon art gallery contract

Compton Verney exterior
Ampersand has built on its credentials as a caterer of excellence outside of London with the announcement that it has been awarded the contract at Compton Verney – an award winning art gallery in Warwickshire. Ampersand will help the existing team enhance the overall visitor experience in the gallery’s 10th anniversary year.

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