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October 2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.  Soaring 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour, the distinctive Tower is the tallest building open to the public outside of London. The three viewing decks offer panoramic 350 degree views over 23 miles of city, country and seascapes including The New Forest, the Hampshire South Downs, the sandy beaches of the Witterings and the picturesque Isle of Wight. 

Sixteen ships and over 30,000 cruise visitors are expected to experience the scenic wonderland of Trinidad and Tobago when the 2015/2016 cruise ship season kicks off in November. As Trinidad and Tobago continues to aggressively pursue the cruise market, the upcoming season, which ends in May 2016, represents a 56 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals, when compared to the same period last year.

Queen Mary 2’s renowned Queens and Princess Grill suites and restaurants will undergo lavish enhancements in May and June 2016, ascending to a new level of luxury, sharing company with the world’s finest five star hotels. Cunard’s iconic flagship will stay true to her classic art deco heritage, while offering updated, crisp, contemporary interiors painstakingly re-designed for today’s most discerning travellers, and further solidifying the unique position of these distinctively luxurious at-sea accommodations.

Visitors to the Isle of Wight this autumn are being invited to “step into the ghost dimension” - for a limited period only (and only “if they dare”). Timed to coincide with Halloween, and when things have a habit of going bump in the night, the Isle of Wight's new app will be exclusively available to download during October and November only.

In continuation of the promise of “Excellence in Education” under the IHG Academy, the MOU signed between the Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology and Crowne Plaza Today New Delhi Okhla was reinforced in support of tourism. The two institutions participated in IHG Walkathon on September 21, 2015 to support the cause of making India and its tourist destinations clean.

The Islands Of The Bahamas are prepared to prove to NASA Astronaut Scott that the islands are just as beautiful up close as they are from space. This should not be a tough sell since Kelly has been documenting his voyage on social media, sharing images of the Earth from his unique vantage point and has posted about the beauty of The Bahamas on several occasions.

Curaçao’s national carrier has announced additional seats into the country for next month’s Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) scheduled for 21 to 23 October at the World Trade Center in Willemstad. InselAir has agreed to add capacity from St. Maarten and Trinidad into Curaçao on Monday 19 October and out of Curaçao on Saturday 24 October in order to facilitate travel for the region’s premier tourism event.

In a year, on September 1, 2016 to be precise, Reunion Island will be experiencing a total eclipse of the sun, lasting for a projected three hours from start to end. The event is due to last from about 12:20 pm local time to about 3:40 pm local time, which is GMT+4. The peak of the darkness is projected to take place around 2:10 pm, a perfect mid-day situation which will allow spectators to get the best sightings in return for their long journey to Reunion Island.

Air France has celebrated 30 years of operating to Paris Charles de Gaulle from Birmingham Airport, over which time the airline has carried more than 1.7 million passengers. The national carrier for France operates almost 2000 flights and carries 225k passengers a year from Birmingham, and has a strong network of onward connectivity from Paris to Nice, Johannesburg, Beijing, Hong Kong, Marseille and Shanghai.

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to improve their rankings. The events program for the Travel Technology Show at WTM – the largest dedicated travel technology event in the UK – also includes senior executives from Carson Wagonlit Travel, ACCOR, bmi regional and Mr.&Mrs. Smith.

Each year Cornwall plays host to an exciting schedule of food and music festivals and this Autumn, you'll want to reserve some time to visit the local atmospheric seaside towns to embrace their rich and plentiful offering of fantastic produce and warm and welcoming Cornish entertainment. Each event is designed to entertain and educate all ages and can be interwoven with your weekend or holiday plans with lots to do for all the family.

The shortlist of new international and domestic air routes for smaller airports was announced by the government, successful routes from this latest stage of the Regional Air Connectivity Fund will provide improved connectivity with new transport connections for businesses and passengers from their local areas. Fifteen brand-new routes have reached the funding shortlist, open to regional airports handling fewer than 5 million passengers a year.

Developed for travelers seeking a luxury retreat with added value, this special promotion provides first-class amenities and accommodations at St. Lucia's award-winning hillside resort, all paired with stunning vistas of the iconic Pitons. For guests booking a minimum five-night stay, the "St. Lucia Getaway" promotion includes free accommodations in Hillside Deluxe or Premium rooms on the fifth night.