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The Bogey men in Aviation: Kenya's aviation regulators

The Bogey men in Aviation: Kenya's aviation regulators

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Ugandan journalists invited for the inaugural flight by RwandAir from Entebbe to Nairobi, alerted by comments made at the speeches prior to the flight about various challenges and obstacles ...

FITUR tourism excellence award goes to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Innovating Destination Plan Developed by Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, CVB FITUR tourism excellence award goes to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta in Mexico has been awarded the TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARD 2014 by Spanish Corporate “Grupo Excelencias”at FITUR 2015 for the development and implementation of its strategic plan ...

RwandAir shows interest in Harare and confirms new west Africa destinations

RwandAir shows interest in Harare and confirms new west Africa destinations

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

RwandAir’s CEO, Mr.

Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica

Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica

The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment’s Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) have partnered to launch ‘Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica’, a public education ...

Abu Dhabi wants more Indian tourists

Abu Dhabi wants more Indian tourists

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector is heading to India’s most prominent B2B travel industry expo this week as it looks to leverage growing outbound traffic to Abu ...

EU: Tourists' overnight stays record high in 2014

EU: Tourists' overnight stays record high in 2014

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) was expected to have reached a new peak of around 2.7 billion nights in 2014, ...

Martinique sees improved direct air service from North America and Puerto Rico

Martinique sees improved direct air service from North America and Puerto Rico

NEW YORK, NY – With American Airlines improved direct service from Miami, Martinique is getting now more and more accessible to travelers from the U.S mainland.

Uzbekistan hotel portal launched to help small accommodation providers

Uzbekistan hotel portal launched to help small accommodation providers

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – A “Hotels in Uzbekistan” portal has been launched to provide facilities to small and medium accommodation providers to showcase their hotel rooms.

Charity organization shares tourism benefits with communities in Tanzania

Charity organization shares tourism benefits with communities in Tanzania

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

Tourism stakeholders are set to convene in South Africa next month at a symposium to deliberate and identify strategies geared to get the best practice in cultivating sustainable and peaceful ...

Tourism in 2015: 1 traveler x 1.1 billion travel dreams

Insights into Tourism Branding Tourism in 2015: 1 traveler x 1.1 billion travel dreams

By Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group

A new year is upon us! Across the globe, millions of people are busy putting pen to paper (or clicks to keys), composing their new year’s resolutions, thinking through their bucket lists.

Delving into the nuances of Indian cuisine

Culinary event delights locals and tourists alike Delving into the nuances of Indian cuisine

NEW DELHI, India – The first of the six culinary conclaves, “Rivaayat - The Indian Culinary Conclave” was held at The Oberoi, Gurgaon.

Tourism Secretary of State of Spain and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet at FITUR

Tourism Secretary of State of Spain and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet at FITUR

Isabel Maria Borrego Cortes, the Secretary of State for Tourism in Spain, met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, on the sidelines of FITUR, the ...

Former Seychelles President Mancham commends current President Michel for “keeping a cool head”

“Heavy is the head that wears the crown” Former Seychelles President Mancham commends current President Michel for “keeping a cool head”

The office of founding President James R. Mancham yesterday issued a copy of the following self-explanatory letter which Mr. Mancham has addressed to Seychelles President James Michel:

Airline suspends flights after 4 crew killed in Tripoli

Airline suspends flights after 4 crew killed in Tripoli

TRIPOLY, Libya - A Libyan airline has announced the suspension of its flights following the killing of four of its crew members, including a French pilot, by gunmen who attacked a Tripoli hotel ...

Corinthia Hotel Budapest has been awarded Hotel of the Year 2014

Corinthia Hotel Budapest has been awarded Hotel of the Year 2014

On January 24, 2015, Corinthia Hotel Budapest was formally recognized as the Hotel of the Year 2014 in the five star category in Hungary.

Korea: Foreign tourists' credit card spending up nearly 40 percent

Korea: Foreign tourists' credit card spending up nearly 40 percent

SEOUL, Korea - It’s no secret that the number of foreign tourists visiting Korea have been growing rapidly thanks to widely popular Korean Wave, which received a huge boost from Psy’s global ...

Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 to feature comprehensive conference program

Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 to feature comprehensive conference program

MIAMI, FL - Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 is gearing up to offer the most comprehensive and robust roster of panel discussions featuring the industry's most knowledgeable and experienced ...

Air Asia pilots cut power to a critical computer system and crashed

Air Asia pilots cut power to a critical computer system and crashed

Experts analyzing the crash of Air Asia flight 8501 have a difficult time to understand why pilots cut power to the entire flight-protection system on this plane , which is comprised of two ...

Eco-friendly marathon in Seychelles goes digital

Eco-friendly marathon in Seychelles goes digital

For the first time since its launch in 2008, the eco-friendly marathon in Seychelles will see the introduction of an electronic mat to clock in the participants’ times as they complete the ...

11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism announced

11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism announced

A project promoting domestic tourism in Peru, an initiative for travelers to immerse in the Maasai community in Tanzania, an innovative marketing project from Amsterdam and an application ...

Sustainability in tourism is a market demand, not a trend

Sustainability in tourism is a market demand, not a trend

The EU has funded joint effort of the business and educational sector’s common goal to promote sustainability in Croatia, Greece, Latvia, Poland, Netherlands and UK.

Fraport Cargo Services and its largest customer continue successful cooperation

Europe’s leading airfreight hub in Frankfurt Fraport Cargo Services and its largest customer continue successful cooperation

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has extended its cargo-handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services GmbH (FCS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG.

Privatization proves to be right choice for city-owned Los Angeles Convetion Center

Privatization proves to be right choice for city-owned Los Angeles Convetion Center

LOS ANGELES, CA - Privatization of the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) has proven to be effective in improving operational efficiency, enhancing building maintenance and aesthetics, and ...

ARC creates Corporate Travel Advisory Board to help guide company

ARC creates Corporate Travel Advisory Board to help guide company

ARLINGTON, VA – Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) announced today that it has established a Corporate Travel Advisory Board (CTAB).

New data quantifies regional benefit of Heathrow expansion for the first time

New data quantifies regional benefit of Heathrow expansion for the first time

Heathrow expansion is the best option on jobs and GDP gains for every part of the UK, as the Airports Commission’s consultation deadline nears.

Largest Routes Americas event ever to open in Denver

Largest Routes Americas event ever to open in Denver

Routes Americas, now in its 8th year, will see a record number of attendees when the 2015 event opens in Denver, Colorado in three days’ time, marking the first time that the event has been held ...

Number of flights to Brazil increases 30.7 percent in four years

Number of flights to Brazil increases 30.7 percent in four years

BRASILIA, Brazil - The United States, the second largest delegation in the 2012 Olympics, had the largest number of flights to Brazil in 2014.

Southwest Airlines declares 154th consecutive quarterly dividend

Southwest Airlines declares 154th consecutive quarterly dividend

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines' Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.06 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 5, 2015 on all shares then issued ...

European cities charming Canadian travelers

European cities charming Canadian travelers

TORONTO, Canada - American cities New York and Las Vegas may have remained the top two international destinations for Canadian travellers in 2014, but Orlando wasn't so lucky.

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