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Slovenia: Gay marriage and same sex adotion

Slovenia: Gay marriage and same sex adotion

Slovenia has become the 11th country in the European Union to allow marriage between same sex couples, who are also now legally allowed to adopt children, just three years after a similar law was ...

ITB: 2014 will be remembered by Qatar Airways

ITB: 2014 will be remembered by Qatar Airways

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Qatar Airways yesterday upstaged all other airlines at ITB2015 when the airline was first out of the blocks in holding a press conference before a packed audience of German and international ...

BlackBerry called and this is what I told them

BlackBerry called and this is what I told them

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

BlackBerry had reached out to me after I published the article titled, "The night I got rescued with my BlackBerry from a Colombian jungle." The Canada-based company wanted to know a little more ...

Air Canada to launch service to Atlantic City from Toronto hub

Air Canada to launch service to Atlantic City from Toronto hub

TORONTO, Canada - Air Canada announced today it is launching non-stop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City, NJ.

Embraer releases 2014 results and 2015 outlook

Embraer releases 2014 results and 2015 outlook

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - Embraer released fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results and 2015 outlook.

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World-class beauty found in the Vanilla Islands

European tourists drawn to the islands World-class beauty found in the Vanilla Islands

The Vanilla Islands, which are promoting the Indian Ocean islands with the motto, “world-class beauty,” successfully began its marketing push at the ITB Berlin tourism fair.

Egypt to showcase tourism projects worth US$ 5.3 billion at ATM 2015

Egypt to showcase tourism projects worth US$ 5.3 billion at ATM 2015

Egypt’s resurgent tourism sector, boosted by a 23.6% increase in tourism revenues last year, new tourism projects worth US$ 5.3 billion, allied with its unrivaled heritage, ancient tombs and ...

US Ambassador attacked, injured in Seoul

US Ambassador attacked, injured in Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean media reports that US Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital for treatment.

Greece – everything from culture to adventure

Greece – everything from culture to adventure

In recent years there has been a phenomenal increase in tourism to Greece, in particular by visitors from Germany.

Global Traveler launches online auction

Leading travel magazine’s travel auction runs through May 1 Global Traveler launches online auction

YARDLEY, Pennsylvania – Global Traveler’s annual online charity travel auction runs through May 1.

Big focus on responsible tourism at WTM Latin America 2015

Big focus on responsible tourism at WTM Latin America 2015

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America 2015, to be held from April 22-24 at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, along with 43rd Braztoa Trade Meeting, will premiere a program focused on the ...

Sheraton Hotels anticipates another strong year of growth

Sheraton Hotels anticipates another strong year of growth

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced its iconic Sheraton brand continues to power ahead across the globe with at least 20 new hotel openings expected by ...

Qatar Airways celebrates a "Year Of The Fleet" at ITB Berlin

Qatar Airways celebrates a "Year Of The Fleet" at ITB Berlin

BERLIN, Germany – Qatar Airways’ Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr.

Primer on hotel law: The common law – no “tin horn punks” please

Primer on hotel law: The common law – no “tin horn punks” please

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

As noted in Travel Law 4.04, modern hotels and resorts are wedded to the past in terms of the law which defines the traveler’s rights and remedies.

Spring fever alert: Central, Northeast US to warm up next week

Spring fever alert: Central, Northeast US to warm up next week

A change in the weather pattern will turn off arctic air invasions to allow the March sun to go to work over much of the Central and Northeastern United States next week.

Imagine fighting poaching as a park ranger in Africa

Imagine fighting poaching as a park ranger in Africa

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

The Uganda Conservation Foundation, one of Uganda’s leading conservation NGs, works closely with the Uganda Wildlife Authority and has a particular affiliation with the national conservation ...

Airberlin dramatically expands business travel portfolio for corporate customers

Airberlin dramatically expands business travel portfolio for corporate customers

BERLIN, Germany - Airberlin intends to become the airline of choice among business travellers and corporate customers.

FINANCE Magazine names Ulf Hüttmeyer Chief Financial Officer of the month

FINANCE Magazine names Ulf Hüttmeyer Chief Financial Officer of the month

BERLIN, Germany - 41-year-old Ulf Hüttmeyer, Chief Financial Officer of airberlin, has been named Chief Financial Officer of the month by FINANCE Magazine.

Zambia and Zimbabwe relaunch Kaza Univisa at ITB Berlin

Zambia and Zimbabwe relaunch Kaza Univisa at ITB Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Zambia and Zimbabwe will this evening re-launch the KAZA UNIVISA as the ITB Tourism Fair opens in the German Capital- Berlin.

January passenger demand signals solid start to 2015

January passenger demand signals solid start to 2015

GENEVA – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2015 showing traffic growth (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) of 4.6% ...

Central America focuses on tourists from Europe

Central America focuses on tourists from Europe

The upsurge in tourism to the seven small countries of Central America continues. The intention is that visitors from Europe will be playing a more important role in this process in the ...

Prague Convention Bureau is again headed by a woman

Prague Convention Bureau is again headed by a woman

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Prague Convention Bureau is again headed by a woman. The organization’s new Executive Director is Lenka Jarošová.

Corinthia Hotel Prague unveils state-of-the-art meetings and events technology for its thriving MICE market

Corinthia Hotel Prague unveils state-of-the-art meetings and events technology for its thriving MICE market

Corinthia Hotel Prague, a leading MICE hotel in the Czech Republic, continues its drive to be the best, having successfully completed its ambitious €250,000-project to upgrade the hotel’s ...

BBA Aviation CEO and FD interviewed on full-year results

BBA Aviation CEO and FD interviewed on full-year results

Interview with BBA Aviation CEO Simon Pryce and FD Mike Powell on the company’s full-year 2014 results.

Q: What's your view of BBA Aviation's 2014 performance?

Etihad Airways' A380 to fly between New York and Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways' A380 to fly between New York and Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways announced today the airline’s new Airbus A380 service takes flight beginning December 1, 2015 for guests traveling between New York’s John F.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts grows luxury portfolio in Mexico City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts grows luxury portfolio in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Accelerating growth in dynamic markets worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announces the debut of Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Mexico ...

Key speakers announced for 9th edition of Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market in Riyadh

Key speakers announced for 9th edition of Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market in Riyadh

For the ninth edition of the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market in Riyadh (March 30 - April 3, 2015), one of the Middle East's most important tourism business events, the organisers have ...

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket reduces eco-footprint

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket reduces eco-footprint

LOS ANGELES, California - Elegantly tapered roofs, the hallmark of classic Thai architecture and contemporary design are the signature features of Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket.

Corinthia Hotel London launches opera as its theme for Artist in Residence 2015

Corinthia Hotel London launches opera as its theme for Artist in Residence 2015

Corinthia Hotel London has announced that its fourth annual Artist in Residence program is opera.

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