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Turkish Airlines crash was operated by another airline MyCargoAirlines Statement issued: Crashed Turkish Airlines had no Turkish Airlines Crew

Media from around the world today reported on a Turkish Airlines B747 crash in Kyrgyzstan. They are only half way correct.

Turkish Airlines cargo jet crash: 16 dead and counting Turkish Airlines B747 crashed in Manas Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 747 from HongKong to Istanbul crashed into a residential neighborhood close to Manas Airport in Kyrgyzstan on Monday morning.

CNN, eTurboNews, UNWTO, IATA and ATAG formed partnership to market tourism destinations Tourism Destinations and the CNN Task Group: How eTN fits in?

Tourism Destinations had reached out to the CNN Task Group for guidance for more than five years to market their emerging or established travel and tourism destinations to the world.

Donald Trump and AIRBNB: A success for travel and tourism to Washington DC

AIRBNB and Donald Trump seems to be a winning tourism connection. This upcoming weekend, 15,000 visitors are set to stay at Airbnb's in Washington, D.C.

NATAS President Assumes ASEANTA Presidency Ahead Of ATF 2017 In Singapore

In the run up to the 36th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2017 to be held in Singapore from 16th to 20th January 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Mr.

Hindus in Seychelles pray for Alain St.Ange and his bid for UNWTO Secretary General

Many Seychellois of Indian origin turned up at the Seychelles Hindu Kovil Sangam Temple in Victoria despite heavy rains on Saturday evening to offer special thanksgiving prayers for Seychelles ...

International Emergency support measures for Uganda Avian Fly outbreak Avian Flu may be dramatic news for Uganda Tourism

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

Tourists heading to Uganda have been reassured that they are most unlikely to come into contact with infected birds and need not fear or resort to canceling their safari vacations in Uganda or ...

ZA4519 Emergency: Airbus 320-214 landed safely in Siem Reap,. Cambodia Sky Angkor Airline Airbus declares emergency over Laos airspace

Sky Angkor Airlines flight ZA4519 declared an emergency 33 minutes after taking off from Siem Reap, Cambodia on a 2 hour 50 minutes flight to Hefei.

Egypt Air A300 pilots ignored warnings by air traffic controllers and cockpit TCAS alerts Air France and Egypt Air: Almost crashed over Belgium

An Egypt Air flight from Ostend heading to Cologne, and an Air France jet packed with passengers heading towards Amsterdam almost ended in a possible disaster, a possible midair crash of the ...

Excitement builds over World Tourism Organization’s top post

Not all candidates for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General post have laid out their plans yet, and some have not mentioned their educational and practical qualifications, ...

Tanzania Transport Minister rages against Swissport

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Aviation pundits attribute the Tanzania’s Transport Minister's lashing out at Swissport at diverting attention from a fire last week at the airport's baggage storage, which prompted operations ...

Cheap hotels: No ladies of the night and no Most Wanted posters

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

No, this hotel group is not frequented by “little ladies of the night,” and no – the lobby does not have the “most wanted” posters on the wall; the global hotel brand is Meininger Hotels ...

China warns Trump on “One-China” policy encroachment

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has stressed that its “One-China” policy is not negotiable and called on US President-elect Donald Trump to acknowledge the “high sensitivity” of matters ...

Zambia Tourism CEO: Enticing tourists to experience traditional ceremonies

"We have fantastic and unique traditional ceremonies such as Ukusefya pa ngwena, Ncwala, Likumbi lya Mize, Kulamba, Kuomboka, Mutomboko, Shimunenga, and many more.

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands endorses Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles for SG of UNWTO

The islands of the Indian Ocean (Comoros, Mayotte, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion and Seychelles) joined together many years ago to form a new Tourism Block named the Vanilla Islands.

Saudi top religious authority: No cinemas, concerts for the kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s top religious authority has slammed government plans for opening cinemas and concerts in the kingdom, saying such places would be harmful and corrupting.

The Tonight Show takes the show on the road to Universal Orlando Resort

Today, Universal Orlando Resort announced that its newest ride, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon," will officially grand open on April 6, 2017.

Lamu to Zanzibar 2017 Expedition

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

At around 4pm on Friday, January 13, 6 kiteboarders and 2 windsurfers have reached Nungwi, Kendwa Rocks in Zanzibar.

AC771 EWR YYZ Emegency Air Canada Newark to Toronto declares emergency

An Air Canada Embraer ERH-190AR aircraft with the registration number C-FLWH declared an emergency minutes before its estimated landing at 9.38 pm at Toronto International Airport.

Delta Air Lines announces new Kauai flights

George Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Delta Air Lines will be launching daily nonstop flights ...

Indian carrier to purchase up to 205 Boeing airplanes

Boeing and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi.

Visit Wales launches Year of Legends campaign

As traditional communities in Wales celebrate Hen Galan, or Welsh New Year today, Visit Wales launches its 2017 Year of Legends campaign.

Zambia Tourism extends olive branch for licensing payments

The renew period for 2017 licenses was to end on December 31, 2016, however, in recognition of some mitigating factors, this period has been extended to January 31, 2017.

India Tourism expecting more visitors from Japan

Anil Mathur, eTN India

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) President, Ryoich Matsuyama, listed four reasons why more Indians are expected to visit Japan – the diversity of the seasons, nature, culture, and ...

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