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50 years SKAL Hawaii Club membership: Peter Fithian has a magical story to tell

50 years SKAL Hawaii Club membership: Peter Fithian has a magical story to tell

This is a remarkable story of business with Aloha in Hawaii.

Climate finance readiness in Africa

Climate finance readiness in Africa

The newly established Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) has approved its first two projects in the past month.

Hotel guests preference? Free Wi-Fi or Free Breakfast

Hotel guests preference? Free Wi-Fi or Free Breakfast

One of the world's leading accommodation sites, announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smarts survey, which shows travelers prefer free in-room Wi-Fi to free breakfast.

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Lindsay White to the new position of Vice President for Australia and Asia Pacific.

New GM at Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore

New GM at Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore

SINGAPORE - Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the appointment of a new General Manager of Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore.

Court rules: USD1 million or life in prison for poaching

Court rules: USD1 million or life in prison for poaching

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

A magistrate’s court in Narok, a town seen as the springboard to the Masai Mara Game Reserve with a string of conservancies around it, has handed down the toughest sentence yet on two Kenyan men ...

Boeing 777X team reaches significant design milestone

Boeing 777X team reaches significant design milestone

EVERETT, WA - Boeing announced today the completion of the firm configuration milestone for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family to be developed.

Tradition of Hawaii's paniolo honored at 2015 Tourism Legacy Awards

Tradition of Hawaii's paniolo honored at 2015 Tourism Legacy Awards

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state's tourism agency, honored the unique tradition of paniolo, Hawaiian cowboys, at its Tourism Legacy Awards Luncheon today during the ...

Jazz reaches tentative agreement with its flight attendants

Jazz reaches tentative agreement with its flight attendants

HALIFAX, Canada - Jazz Aviation LP, a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc, announced today that a new tentative agreement has been reached with its approximately 820 flight attendants represented by ...

Violent crime rate in US unchanged, property crime down in 2014

Violent crime rate in US unchanged, property crime down in 2014

WASHINGTON, DC - The violent crime rate did not change significantly in 2014 compared to 2013, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.

Villa Zolitude in Phuket appoints new General Manager

Villa Zolitude in Phuket appoints new General Manager

PHUKET, Thailand - Villa Zolitude Resort & Spa, a new latitude of hideaway, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jitsak Lim-Pakornkul as General Manager.

Ortenia - sustainable living in the heart of Slovenia

Ortenia - sustainable living in the heart of Slovenia

LOS ANGELES, California - In the southeastern part of Slovenia, where the River Sotla flows through a valley beneath the Kozjansko hills, just a few kilometers from the border with Croatia, lies ...

Survey: Americans would much rather exercise than eat right

Survey: Americans would much rather exercise than eat right

BOSTON, MA - Americans are doing a great job at the gym but a mediocre job at the dinner table.

Choice Hotels announces expansion of Cambria hotels & suites

Choice Hotels announces expansion of Cambria hotels & suites

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partners Ceres Development and Orlean Enterprises, to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites ...

US airline coalition: Gulf carriers admit to massive subsidies

US airline coalition: Gulf carriers admit to massive subsidies

WASHINGTON, DC - The United Arab Emirates spent a staggering $7.8 billion to build an opulent, 11-story air terminal at Dubai International Airport for the sole benefit of its airline, Emirates, ...

GOL orders Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing 737-800s

GOL orders Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing 737-800s

SEATTLE, WA - Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for 15 of its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. ...

Venice mayor: No Gay Pride parades in my city, let them do it in Milan

Venice mayor: No Gay Pride parades in my city, let them do it in Milan

ROME, Italy - The mayor of Venice, who this month had a public row with British rock star Elton John over family values, has said he never wants to see a Gay Pride parade take place in the lagoon ...

Wildlife friendly skies initiative to combat shipping of blood ivory

Protecting tourism revenues Wildlife friendly skies initiative to combat shipping of blood ivory

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

“Wildlife trafficking is a serious crime that not only robs our people of their heritage but also endangers our tourism revenues,” said Kenya Airways CEO Mr.

Erika remains poorly organized

Official Bahamas Tourism communique on tropical storm Erika Erika remains poorly organized

NASSAU, The Bahamas – A tropical storm watch remains in effect for the southern and southeast Bahamas, which includes the islands of Inagua, Mayaguana, Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Island and ...

Switzerland’s top travel blogger raves about Reunion Island

Switzerland’s top travel blogger raves about Reunion Island

Swiss-based travel blogger, Solene, loves to travel and has over the last four years filed feature stories from 45 countries around the world, her latest destination having been Reunion Island, a ...

Record Korea arrivals highlight July in Guam

Record Korea arrivals highlight July in Guam

The Guam Visitors Bureau Research Department confirmed that more than 114,956 visitors enjoyed its beautiful island in July 2015.

Reunion Island’s tourism sector gears up for Top Resa

Reunion Island’s tourism sector gears up for Top Resa

Over 90 participants from Reunion’s tourism private sector and Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) are expected to head to Paris in a month to attend France’s largest tourism trade show, Top ...

Praslin all set for Culinary and Arts Fiesta in Seychelles

Best Praslin Island tourist event Praslin all set for Culinary and Arts Fiesta in Seychelles

In a few days, Seychelles will host another one of its much-loved events - the Praslin Culinary & Arts Fiesta.

Only On Guam campaign launches at tourism expo

Only On Guam campaign launches at tourism expo

With the Governor of Guam proclaiming next year as “Visit Guam 2016,” the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) jumpstarted a countdown to the best year to visit Guam with a Visit Guam 2016 Expo, held on ...

Notting Hill Carnival: Plan ahead on how to get there and back

Notting Hill Carnival: Plan ahead on how to get there and back

LONDON, England - Europe's biggest street carnival is this weekend, as thousands of revellers descend on the streets of Notting Hill for a party.

DoubleTree by Hilton expands presence in New York State

DoubleTree by Hilton expands presence in New York State

NANUET, NY & MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton debuts its newest New York offering today with DoubleTree by Hilton Nanuet, a modern 156-room hotel located near the Village of Nyack.

Avolon delivers one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Aeromexico

Avolon delivers one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Aeromexico

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, today announces the delivery of a fourth Boeing 737-800 to Aeromexico.

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg offers exclusive tours of Romero Britto’s exhibition

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg offers exclusive tours of Romero Britto’s exhibition

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg has partnered with Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, which will unveil “RomeroBritton: The Formula of Success” this September.

Guam welcomes inaugural Air Busan flight

Guam welcomes inaugural Air Busan flight

GVB, in partnership with the Guam International Airport Authority (GIAA), welcomed over 160 passengers aboard the inaugural Air Busan flight between Busan and Guam on the morning of July 23, ...

World Travel Market lines up Google and Yahoo! executives

World Travel Market lines up Google and Yahoo! executives

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to ...

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