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Siren Comms_ Travel and hospitality industry news round up 19th October 2018_

Here’s the latest round up some of the stories that have caught our eye during the last week from our key trade media.

Just click on the headlines below to find out more about each story.

BTIQ: 
Business travel risk maps 2019

The Caterer:
Edinburgh tourist tax plans revealed following consultation

Travel Bulletin:
Debit card users abroad pay higher fees than pre-paid card users
Malta tourist board reveals new film trail

Travel Weekly: 
Heathrow unveils £50m biometric passport plan
IATA’s NDC need ‘critical mass’ before agent buy-in

Travolution:
Generator Hostels launch social networking app to connect travellers
Travelport and IBM deepend AI blockchain collaboration
Culture Trip falls back on print for Millennial audience with new magazine

Skift:
Travel across North / South Korean border could soon be a thing
2019 looking like a landmark year for major travel IPOs
Google looks to solve the pain points in package travel search


You can also have a look at Travel and Hospitality industry news round up, 26th October 2018 and
Travel and Hospitality industry news round up, 5th October 2018, because knowledge is power.