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Turkey wants young tourists

Turkey wants young tourists

Turkey’s tourism authorities are set to develop a new campaign to attract more young tourists between the ages of 7-27, in hopes of creating more income and increasing Turkey’s popularity, ...

European capitals that won't break the bank

European capitals that won't break the bank

When you think about traveling around Europe, one of the things that come to your mind is the cost.

Korean TV show to boost Taiwan's tourism

Korean TV show to boost Taiwan's tourism

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The National Museum of Natural Science in Greater Taichung and Sun Moon Lake are set to feature in the second series of the South Korean reality show Dad, Where Are We Going?

Local residents don't 'feel safe' in tourist paradise

Local residents don't 'feel safe' in tourist paradise

PHUKET, Thailand - Only 11% of respondents in an online poll said that they felt “completely safe” anywhere in Phuket.

Etihad Airways ups its stake in Virgin Australia to maximum limit

Etihad Airways ups its stake in Virgin Australia to maximum limit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways lifted its stake in Virgin Australia to the maximum approved limit by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).

Cruise tourists get a taste of Kerals's 'dry day'

Cruise tourists get a taste of Kerals's 'dry day'

KOCHI, India - About 2,000 well-heeled tourists who arrived here by a luxury liner from Europe on Sunday got a bitter taste of Kerals’s new liquor policy.

Hyatt announces new NZ hotel

Hyatt announces new NZ hotel

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Fu Wah New Zealand for a Park Hyatt hotel in Auckland, New Zealand.

Just appointed: Etihad Airways  Senior VP Marketing: Shane O'Hare

Just appointed: Etihad Airways Senior VP Marketing: Shane O'Hare

Etihad Airways has a new marketing VP. The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the appointment of Shane O’Hare as its Senior Vice President, Marketing.

Subios to remain a 'teacher' of our marine world to the younger generation

Subios to remain a 'teacher' of our marine world to the younger generation

Subios, the Seychelles Festival of the Sea should maintain its role as the 'teacher' for young people concerning the island's unique marine environment.

Tampa- Havana flight: $24,000 landing fees  in Havana, $275 in Tampa

Tampa- Havana flight: $24,000 landing fees in Havana, $275 in Tampa

The battle for the Cuban charter flight business out of Tampa International Airport has landed in federal court, exposing what U.S.

Tata-Singapore Airlines joined venture Vistara on hold

Tata-Singapore Airlines joined venture Vistara on hold

Tata-Singapore Airlines promoted full-service carrier Vistara in India will now be able to start operations only next year due to delay in grant of scheduled Indian Air Operator Permit (AOP).

Tourism to Azerbaijan becomes easier with e-visas

Tourism to Azerbaijan becomes easier with e-visas

Azerbaijan is joining countries around the world and is introducing e-visas to increase tourism and make the process obtaining such a visa easier for visitors.

Emirates CEO: The aviation industry must not accept MH370 as a mystery

Information on MH370 concealed? Emirates chief thinks so Emirates CEO: The aviation industry must not accept MH370 as a mystery

Sir Tim Clark has been a senior manager at the airline Emirates since 1985 and has been instrumental in developing it into one of the world's largest airlines.

Murder in paradise: German couple found dead on the beach

Murder in paradise: German couple found dead on the beach

Trinidad and Tobago is a stunning destination of 60,000 people and for vacationers. More and more it's becoming also a place of choice to retire. Germans and British are on top of the fan ...

Strong earthquake in Japanese ski resort records injuries

Strong earthquake in Japanese ski resort records injuries

It's a region in Japan frequented by tourists and those that love skiing and other winter sports. On Sunday the scene at this usually relaxing part of Japan was a different one.

Hawaiian Island Air to pilots: Give us your  $4000.00 bonus back

Hawaiian Island Air to pilots: Give us your $4000.00 bonus back

The regional US airline owned by billionaire Larry Ellison said it paid bonuses to pilots prematurely in October, and wants the money back.

Turkish Governor wants synagogue closed and turned into a museum

Turkish Governor wants synagogue closed and turned into a museum

Turkish - Israel relations are anything but normal yet. The fact a Turkish public official would make such comments only points to the growing anti-Semitism which is taking hold of the state.

Boston Airport women restroom: Naked man dropped from the ceiling

Boston Airport women restroom: Naked man dropped from the ceiling

The man had apparently sneaked into the bathroom, undressed inside one of the stalls and climbed into the crawl space above the restroom before crashing through the ceiling, Procopio said.

Guinness World Record for Largest Pillow Fight

World's largest economy hotel wins Guinness World Record Guinness World Record for Largest Pillow Fight

The world's largest economy hotel chain, today celebrated 40 years of hospitality by joining TV host and former NSYNC pop star Joey Fatone in South Dakota to break the Guinness World Record for ...

Annual general meeting: Kenya Airways

Annual general meeting: Kenya Airways

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

New Kenya Airways CEO Mbuvi Ngunze underwent a baptism by the proverbial fire, when , following the announcement of an H1 12.5 billion Kenya Shillings loss two weeks ago, he had to face searching ...

Airline Target for new destinations in Africa increased from 5 to 10

Airline Target for new destinations in Africa increased from 5 to 10

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

As a Star Alliance Airline which arrived on the world stage almost by stealth and has become THE carrier with the widest international network, beating the likes of Emirates to that present title, ...

ISIS tourism: Terrorism and archeology when visiting this Turkish Syrian border town

ISIS tourism: Terrorism and archeology when visiting this Turkish Syrian border town

Interested in ISIS terrorists and archeology? Turkish tourism may make it possible. For your own safety, don't cross the road, this will place you in ISIS-occupied Syrian territory.

Cruise industry in Oman - impressive!

Cruise industry in Oman - impressive!

Oman attracted more than 300,000 cruise passengers from October last year to June this year, compare that to the 2003 season when the number of cruise passenger arrivals was just 3,500.

Emirates Airlines blamed for death of obese passenger

Emirates: Not a global connector of people for this desperate passenger Emirates Airlines blamed for death of obese passenger

By APOLINARI TAIRO, eTN Correspondent, Tanzania

Emirates Airlines in Tanzania did not really stand up for its slogan to be the connector of people. It had neglected an overweight man who died this weekend.

Fame: Alaska Airlines, Shame: American Airlines - read the report

International Council of Clean Transportation releases report on US Airlines Fame: Alaska Airlines, Shame: American Airlines - read the report

Alaska Airlines is the most responsible fuel-efficient airline operation in the United States; American Airlines tops the shame list as the worst offender.

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