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Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become sick since Dec. 1. According to a list published on the French health ministry’s website, the recall affects customers in countries around the world, including: Britain and Greece in Europe, Morocco and Sudan in Africa, Peru and Colombia in South America…

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Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears

French baby milk formula maker Lactalis has ordered a global product recall over fears of salmonella contamination. Health authorities in France said 26 infants in the country have become sick since early December. The recall affects products and exports to countries including Britain, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sudan. It covers hundreds of baby milk powder products marketed globally under the Milumel, Picot and Celi brands. Lactalis is one of the world’s biggest dairy producers. Company spokesman Michel Nalet told AFP “nearly 7,000 tonnes” of production may have been contaminated, but…

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News: Gulf Air to offer new Bahrain visa service alongside VFS Global

Gulf Air has today launched a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service, available via exclusively to the airline’s passengers flying across its global network. The service has been launched in partnership with VFS Global, the world’s largest visa service provider. Travellers with return Gulf Air tickets can now conveniently apply for a visa to the Kingdom of Bahrain online via the website or by visiting their local Gulf Air sales office with the necessary documents no more than 30 days prior to travel to fill in the relevant forms and submit their…

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Playlists: UNWTO: Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank welcomed industry leaders from around the world to Montego Bay for the Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism. Here Breaking Travel News talks to the major players at the event. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Breaking Travel News

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News: Minister Bartlett welcomes global hospitality sector to Jamaica

Jamaican minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett has welcomed delegates to the Montego Bay Convention Centre for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism. With more than 1,300 delegates registered to attend over three days, the event will be the largest of its kind ever to take place in the Caribbean. “It is a tremendous honour and privileged to open this event; the first of its kind in the Caribbean and, indeed, in the world,” minister Bartlett told delegates. Over the…

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News: WTM 2017: London warned over fall in global rankings

London will fall down the global city destination rankings in the next seven years, slipping from third to sixth, according to research for World Travel Market London. Hong Kong is the top city for international arrivals, with more than 26 million visitors in 2016, followed by the Thai capital Bangkok with just over 21 million, London is third, with just over 19 million, reveals the top 100 City Destination Ranking WTM London Edition, by Euromonitor International. However, the surge in travel to Asian cities means London will be overtaken in…

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News: Travelport signs global partnership with Hertz

Travelport has announced a new agreement with Hertz Corporation that gives Travelport’s online, offline, and corporate customers access to the car rental company’s full worldwide inventory of rental vehicle rates. The deal includes Hertz’s popular prepaid rates found on Hertz.com and the Hertz mobile app. Travelport-connected agencies currently manage over 94 million car rental days annually sourced from a variety of global suppliers. The new agreement builds on its extensive Beyond Air portfolio and further strengthens Travelport’s leadership position as one of the world’s leading business-to-business commerce platforms of car…

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