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Myanmar to establish Tourism Development Bank

Myanmar to establish Tourism Development Bank

YANGON, Myanmar - Due to the rapid growth of tourist arrivals and expansion of the tourism industry, Myanmar will establish a Tourism Development Bank to help support tourism and hotel ...

Ukrainian fund invests $30 million in troubled Armenian carrier

Ukrainian fund invests $30 million in troubled Armenian carrier

YEREVAN, Armenia - A Ukrainian investment fund announced the purchase of a 49 percent stake in Armenia’s leading airline on Friday, pledging to help restart soon its commercial flights that were ...

One happy island of Aruba celebrates one huge milestone

One happy island of Aruba celebrates one huge milestone

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - One happy island of Aruba celebrated one huge milestone, Wednesday, Dec. 17.

UK carrier Flybe to go paperless

UK carrier Flybe to go paperless

ENGLEWOOD, CO - Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, has helped UK-based Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, achieve paperless operational authorization from the UK Civil ...

Hong Kong Airlines celebrates inaugural flight to Sapporo

Hong Kong Airlines celebrates inaugural flight to Sapporo

HONG KONG - Today marks the inauguration of Hong Kong Airlines' five-time weekly flight service between Hong Kong and Sapporo, Japan.

Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas

Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas

MIAMI, FL - Travelers who need a rental car in Florida for Christmas might pay a lot more than expected.

Hilton guests choose rooms and check in with new app

Hilton guests choose rooms and check in with new app

Hilton Worldwide's digital check-in and room selection technology is now live across more than 4,100 hotels spanning 11 brands worldwide, including 53 hotels in Middle East and Africa region.

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing and Malaysia Airlines celebrated the carrier's 100th 737 direct delivery today. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800, is scheduled to arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ...

Fair Trade Tourism to sponsor International Institute for Peace Through Tourism World Symposium

Honoring the legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. Fair Trade Tourism to sponsor International Institute for Peace Through Tourism World Symposium

STOWE, Vermont, USA - IIPT Founder and President, Louis D’Amore announced today that Fair Trade Tourism will be a sponsor of the IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful ...

Tracking growth in travel to Africa

Tracking growth in travel to Africa

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Travel to Africa in 2014 will remain at the bottom of the global growth rate with just 3 percent, and this figure is largely driven by a strong recovery across the continent’s North African ...

New marketing manager at The Meetings Show

Focusing on delivery of UK visitors and buyers New marketing manager at The Meetings Show

As part of the ongoing strategy to increase UK buyers at The Meetings Show 2015, Centaur Exhibitions has appointed a new Marketing Manager.

Film team concludes 10-day shoot of Reunion Island’s attractions

Film team concludes 10-day shoot of Reunion Island’s attractions

A film and sound team of 7 plus popular travel show presenter Raphael de Casabianca just left the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion where they spent 10 days to cover the attractions for a ...

If you want to see 'real Cuba' book your trips now

If you want to see 'real Cuba' book your trips now

Online searches for trips to Cuba are up a staggering 95 per cent following US President Barack Obama's plans to re-develop relations between the two countries.

Travelport enhances visual hotel content in travel commerce platform

Travelport enhances visual hotel content in travel commerce platform

LANGLEY, UK – Travelport, a travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry, has today announced a ...

Titan accepts delivery of Africa's first S-76D helicopter

Titan accepts delivery of Africa's first S-76D helicopter

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp announced today that Titan Helicopter Group (THG) has accepted delivery of the first S-76D™ helicopter that will operate in Africa.

Airberlin starts codeshare flights with Bulgaria Air

Airberlin starts codeshare flights with Bulgaria Air

BERLIN, Germany - Starting on 14 January 2015, airberlin and Bulgaria Air, the Bulgarian Republic’s national airline, are offering codeshare flights on selected European routes.

Starwood celebrates opening of Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai

Starwood celebrates opening of Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced the opening of the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai.

Movie make-overs for men: ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel London

the ultimate in gentlemen’s packages aimed at routine quick fixes and an all-over body polish Movie make-overs for men: ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel London

LONDON, UK - With men’s grooming growing in demand, ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel London has taken its offering for men to the next level with the ultimate gentlemen’s packages aimed at routine ...

Travel delays as Christmas Eve storm eyes two dozen states

Travel delays as Christmas Eve storm eyes two dozen states

A storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create major travel delays, both on the ...

Frankfurt Airport is well prepared for snow and ice

Frankfurt Airport is well prepared for snow and ice

One of the leading aviation hubs in the world, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) handles an average of about 1,400 aircraft, taking off or landing each day.

Southwest Airlines named 2015 Airline Of The Year

Southwest Airlines named 2015 Airline Of The Year

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines is the 2015 Airline of the Year, according to Air Transport World (ATW), a Penton company.

Carnival reports significantly higher full year earnings

Carnival reports significantly higher full year earnings

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc announced non-GAAP net income for the full year 2014 of $1.5 billion, or $1.96 diluted EPS, compared to non-GAAP net income of $1.2 billion, or $1.58 ...

Ultra-luxury hotel brand introduced to Southwest China

Ultra-luxury hotel brand introduced to Southwest China

CHENGDU, China - The St Regis Chengdu, Southwest China's newest address for unparalleled luxury, celebrated its debut with a magnificent opening ceremony and gala event, as well as the unveiling ...

Hawaiian Airlines finalizes A330-800neo order

Hawaiian first U.S. airline to order new Airbus aircraft type Hawaiian Airlines finalizes A330-800neo order

Following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in July of this year, Hawaiian Airlines has finalized an order for six A330-800neo aircraft.

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