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Fired: 211 Turkish Airlines workers with connection to coup organizer FETĂ–

Fired: 211 Turkish Airlines workers with connection to coup organizer FETĂ–

During the recent attempt to overthrow the government in Turkey, horror stories about Turkish Airlines unable to assist passengers during this period circled the media world.

Recovering the deep loss of tourism in Italy

Recovering the deep loss of tourism in Italy

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - Mrs. Evelina Cristillin, President of ENIT, the Italian Government Tourist Board, and her advisers, Mr. M.Lazzerini and Mr.A.

Abu Dhabi bans extra fees on credit card users

Abu Dhabi bans extra fees on credit card users

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tourists and consumers in Abu Dhabi may no longer be asked to pay extra fees when using their credit cards for purchases across the emirate as per the latest ...

Open Forum called: Italy’s vulnerable economy and tourism

Open Forum called: Italy’s vulnerable economy and tourism

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ROME, Italy (eTN) - The instability of the economy and the recurrent risks experienced by tourists, such as being stranded before even departing an airport, or not being able to find the services ...

Future plans for Oman Air

Future plans for Oman Air

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

Oman Air has reportedly started a full-scale search for a General Sales Agent in Mombasa, after publicly advertising their intention to find a partner at Kenya's port city.

Solar Impulse completes around-the-world flight in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse completes around-the-world flight in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane, after touching down in Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday.

Singapore Jewelry & Gem Fair returns this November

Singapore Jewelry & Gem Fair returns this November

SINGAPORE - The largest fine jewelry fair in the region, the Singapore Jewelry & Gem Fair, returns for its fourth edition in November this year.

Dominican Republic offers contrasting natural beauty

Dominican Republic offers contrasting natural beauty

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Home to nine different ecozones, Dominican Republic's natural contrasts provide a bevy of breathtaking nature for visitors to explore.

Boeing: Nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians needed by 2035

Boeing: Nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians needed by 2035

OSHKOSH, WI - Boeing released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years.

Vienna: Visitor bednights up in first half of 2016

Vienna: Visitor bednights up in first half of 2016

VIENNA, Austria - Vienna recorded around 6.6 million visitor bednights between January and June 2016 - about 4.9% more than in the same period the previous year.

44% of Brits turn to sharing economy to keep travel costs down

44% of Brits turn to sharing economy to keep travel costs down

LONDON, England - With the results of the Brexit referendum overshadowing holiday plans this summer, almost half (49.4%) of 2,000 Britons surveyed are worried about the cost of travel.

Sheraton Grand debuts in London

Sheraton Grand London Park Lane joins brand’s Premier Tier Sheraton Grand debuts in London

LONDON, England - Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, announced today the designation of the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, welcoming it to the ...

Etihad Airways opens new premium lounge at Los Angeles International Airport

Etihad Airways opens new premium lounge at Los Angeles International Airport

LOS ANGELES, CA - Etihad Airways has today officially opened its new First and Business Class Lounge within the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Seychelles: The next big feast

Seychelles: The next big feast

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The upcoming Feast of the Assumption on the island of La Digue falls on August 15, which is a public holiday. Preparations for this next big feast in Seychelles are going well.

Protecting your group in turbulent times

Travel Safety Protecting your group in turbulent times

Dr. Peter Tarlow, Tourism & More, Inc.

The past few weeks have been anything but peaceful around the world. In the United States, the tragic killing of two African-American men provoked street manifestations around the nation.

Extra, extra, read all about it! Seychelles Tourism Minister takes to the airwaves

Extra, extra, read all about it! Seychelles Tourism Minister takes to the airwaves

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles Tourism Minister appeared on the News Extra TV program tonight and spoke about continued cooperation between the member states of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands and referred to ...

Africa’s first and most technologically-advanced aircraft lands in Seychelles

Africa’s first and most technologically-advanced aircraft lands in Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles welcomed to its shores Africa’s first and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, on Saturday afternoon.

Bombardier signs sales deals with Tanzanian government

Bombardier signs sales deals with Tanzanian government

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

Bombardier today announced that the company received a firm order for two Q400 turboprop aircraft from the Tanzanian government worth $62 million.

True scale of Thailand's tiger selfie tourism exposed

True scale of Thailand's tiger selfie tourism exposed

NEW YORK, NY - In the wake of the recent scandal and closure of Thailand's Tiger Temple, World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of abuse of captive tigers at the hands of Thailand's tiger ...

Airbnb names new Canadian executive

Airbnb names new Canadian executive

TORONTO, Canada - Airbnb, the world's leading community driven hospitality company, today announced the hiring of Alex Dagg, a long-time labour leader, to lead the company's Canadian Public Policy ...

PEMA Response Coordination Center activated for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

PEMA Response Coordination Center activated for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, PA - The Commonwealth Response Coordination Center (CRCC) at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency in Harrisburg began operations at 8am this morning to monitor events ...

Alaska Airlines donates nearly $150K to nonprofits in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington

Alaska Airlines donates nearly $150K to nonprofits in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington

ANCHORAGE, AK - The Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded $145,000 in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations throughout the states of Alaska, Hawaii and Washington.

OneJet announces additional nonstop destinations from Louisville

OneJet announces additional nonstop destinations from Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY - OneJet, the air transportation network that provides increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium size markets, joined aviation officials and representatives of ...

Princess Juliana International Airport installs Bar Code Boarding Pass e-Gates

Princess Juliana International Airport installs Bar Code Boarding Pass e-Gates

SIMPSON BAY, Sint Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) recently installed six Bar Code Boarding Pass (BCBP) e-Gates to provide a faster, simpler, and more convenient boarding ...

Earthquake rocks northern Chile

Earthquake rocks northern Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile - Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocked Chile's Atacama region today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time • 25 Jul 2016 17:26:50 UTC

Air Partner appoints new Director of Business Development in the US

Air Partner appoints new Director of Business Development in the US

LONDON, England - Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Seth Rotman as Director of Business Development in the US.

WestJet adds more flights for Canadians

WestJet adds more flights for Canadians

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it will add dozens of new flights to its growing domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule, enhancing service for ...

Arabic Calligraphy exhibition opens at La Verda Suites & Villas, Dubai Marina

Arabic Calligraphy exhibition opens at La Verda Suites & Villas, Dubai Marina

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Arabic Calligraphy exhibition by well-known Egyptian Artist Diaa Allam opened recently at La Verda Suites & Villas, Dubai Marina.

The Team Africa: Launch of AU passport noteworthy but symbolic

The Team Africa: Launch of AU passport noteworthy but symbolic

Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

The Pan African Travel Association The Team Africa (TTA) has commended the efforts of the AU leadership to bring about seamless travels within Africa for Africans.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew issues statement at the G-20 in Chengdu

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew issues statement at the G-20 in Chengdu

CHENGDU, China – US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew issued the following statement at the G-20 in Chengdu, China:

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