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Stewart takes New York chic to New Jersey

Road trip to New Jersey? Yes! If you want a fabulous Italian dining experience Stewart takes New York chic to New Jersey

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

When Terry Stewart told me that he was designing the interiors for an Italian restaurant in New Jersey – I must admit that I was surprised that (a) a noted New York designer could find his way ...

Ecuador turns to Facebook campaign to aid in earthquake recovery

Ecuador turns to Facebook campaign to aid in earthquake recovery

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador has taken a tip from a far-flung neighbor about how to manage post-earthquake messaging.

Travel law: Lyft driver class action settlement rejected by court

Travel law: Lyft driver class action settlement rejected by court

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article we examine the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in Cotter v. Lyft, Inc., Case No. 13-CV-04065-VC (N.D. Cal.

Elvis Presley’s Graceland welcomes 20 millionth visitor

Elvis Presley’s Graceland welcomes 20 millionth visitor

MEMPHIS, TN - Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, TN has officially welcomed its 20 millionth visitor today, nearly 34 years after first opening its legendary gates to the public.

India tourism: upbeat and optimistic

India tourism: upbeat and optimistic

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - India is upbeat and optimistic on the tourism front, with several new steps lined up, including events and funding in budgets to see that arrivals shoot up.

SAS to retain ground handling operations at the main airports

SAS to retain ground handling operations at the main airports

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - In line with the letter of intent signed in September 2015, SAS and Aviator Airport Alliance Europe AB (Aviator) have agreed to continue negotiations in respect of the transfer ...

Ibtm latin america to host MCI Americas meeting in Mexico City

Ibtm latin america to host MCI Americas meeting in Mexico City

ibtm

Expecting to bring together some 7,000 suppliers and buyers, ibtm latin america 2016 will hold an education forum, networking events as well as a Hosted Buyer Program.

Fraport’s financial and sustainability developments: “We make it happen”

Fraport’s financial and sustainability developments: “We make it happen”

Fraport

“We intentionally chose the slogan of our new Mission Statement as the title for this latest report: ‘Gute Reise!

Media around the world still talking about Seychelles Carnaval

Media around the world still talking about Seychelles Carnaval

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The media coverage Seychelles has received on its annual Carnaval International de Victoria has been phenomenal.

Drone World Expo and Commercial Drone Alliance announce strategic partnership

Drone World Expo and Commercial Drone Alliance announce strategic partnership

SAN JOSE , CA - On the heels of yesterday’s announcement about the formation of the Commercial Drone Alliance, Drone World Expo is pleased to announce the event has been selected by this new ...

Avolon delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

Avolon delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces the delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft.

Hilton Worldwide grows New England presence

Hilton Worldwide grows New England presence

ANDOVER, MA and MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s 13 brands, is broadening its growing presence in New England with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Boston Andover. ...

New flights for Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto

Air Canada announces new air service New flights for Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – New Trinidad and Tobago flights are expected to begin on December 21, 2016, subject to government approval, with flight AC1880 and operate twice weekly from ...

Tourism leader in accessible travel has passed

Rest in peace Scott Rains Tourism leader in accessible travel has passed

This morning, eTN publisher Juergen T. Steinmetz was saddened to receive an email from Patricia, wife of Scott Rains, about Scott's passing away on April 30.

Iberia set to pull out of Luanda, Angola

Iberia set to pull out of Luanda, Angola

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Information sent to corporate clients by Angola's TRAVELSTORE - American Express Global Business Travel, indicates that Iberia, member of the IAG Group and of the OneWorld alliance, will pull out ...

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts celebrates its partnership with Major League Baseball

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts celebrates its partnership with Major League Baseball

STAMFORD, CT - In celebration of its partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB), Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced a new ...

Delta increases commitment to Gogo's in-flight Wi-Fi technology

Delta increases commitment to Gogo's in-flight Wi-Fi technology

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines will continue fueling customers with the fastest connectivity experience in the sky by increasing its commitment to 2Ku, Gogo's industry-leading in-flight Wi-Fi ...

Heathrow issues statement on Transport Select Committee report

Heathrow issues statement on Transport Select Committee report

LONDON, England - Commenting on the Transport Select Committe's report on airport expansion in the South East, a Heathrow spokesperson said:

New success for the Vanilla Islands: 700 cruise passengers booked in 1 day only!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils its first-ever ‘Islands of the Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise New success for the Vanilla Islands: 700 cruise passengers booked in 1 day only!

The Vanilla Islands are working to increase the number of cruises in the Indian Ocean. In September 2015, we announced the first contacts with Fred.

Antigua and Barbuda launches "Get To Happy" campaign in New York

Antigua and Barbuda launches "Get To Happy" campaign in New York

NEW YORK, NY – For an early start to the busy summer season, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority New York Office has launched a compelling new marketing campaign called ‘Get to ...

US summer forecast: 90-degree days to scorch East; West to battle drought, fires

US summer forecast: 90-degree days to scorch East; West to battle drought, fires

As a strong El Niño fades, the weather across the country will slowly change. In much of the eastern United States, a hot summer is in store.

His Imperial Highness Prince Selassie enjoys Jamaica's culture

His Imperial Highness Prince Selassie enjoys Jamaica's culture

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - His Imperial Highness (HIH) Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie, Haile Selassie’s grandson, of Ethiopia and his spouse, Princess Saba Kebede were recently in Jamaica to ...

Travel leaders praise call for more TSA resources

Travel leaders praise call for more TSA resources

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow reacted to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's statement on lengthy TSA security lines, which includes a call to redirect ...

Etihad Airways: A380 service to Mumbai a sign of India's importance to growth strategy

Etihad Airways: A380 service to Mumbai a sign of India's importance to growth strategy

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - India continues to be a crucial part of Etihad Airways’ growth strategy contributing significantly to the airline’s global operations, to job creation and to ...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to debut hew Aloft Hotel in Seoul

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to debut hew Aloft Hotel in Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the signing of Aloft Seoul Myeongdong, the second Aloft hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

US-International air passenger traffic up seven percent

US-International air passenger traffic up seven percent

WASHINGTON, DC - International air traffic to/from the US totaled 32.3 million passengers for January and February 2016, a seven percent increase over the same two months in 2015.

IATA: Another difficult year for air freight

IATA: Another difficult year for air freight

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth data for global air freight markets for March 2016 showing a 2.0% drop in volumes measured in ...

FAA Administrator makes two major drone announcements

FAA Administrator makes two major drone announcements

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Speaking today at the AUVSI annual conference in New Orleans, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced the agency is establishing a broad-based advisory committee that will ...

World Tourism Organization: Progress in Cuba's tourism

World Tourism Organization: Progress in Cuba's tourism

HAVANA, Cuba - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recognized the progress of the sector in Cuba during the inauguration of a regional forum with delegates from 26 countries.

Air Partner appoints new Director of Freight

Air Partner appoints new Director of Freight

LONDON, England - Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce that Mike Hill has been appointed as Director of Freight, with responsibility for freight across the ...

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