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DoubleTree by Hilton announces new hotel in Veracruz, Mexico

DoubleTree by Hilton announces new hotel in Veracruz, Mexico

VERACRUZ, Mexico & MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide announced today the opening of the new 226-room DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz, conveniently located across from the beach overlooking the ...

JetBlue adds Detroit as next destination for its free book vending machine initiative

JetBlue adds Detroit as next destination for its free book vending machine initiative

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue’s award-winning Soar with Reading program launched today with the addition of Detroit to its innovative free book vending machine program.

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 celebrates 50th anniversary

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 celebrates 50th anniversary

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 (FTZ9) division today.

Historic debut: Starwood announces opening of Four Points Havana

Historic debut: Starwood announces opening of Four Points Havana

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced a historic milestone with the opening of Four Points Havana — the company’s first hotel in Cuba—representing a ...

Founding Seychelles President: Compromises have to be made

INTERVIEW FROM TRAVEL DESTINATION SEYCHELLES Founding Seychelles President: Compromises have to be made

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles' founding President James Mancham says unity is the only way forward as he reflects on the 40 years since the country gained independence from Great Britain.

New Shipwreck Park dive attraction to boost Florida’s artificial reef system

New Shipwreck Park dive attraction to boost Florida’s artificial reef system

POMPANO BEACH, FL - A ship the length of a football field is scheduled to be sunk on July 23 just one mile from the Pompano Beach fishing pier, in the greater Fort Lauderdale area.

 Resumed Comoros flights to boost tourist visits

Resumed Comoros flights to boost tourist visits

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

Tanzania’s only publicly-quoted airline, Precision Air, will resume its operations to Hahaya-Comoros effective August 16, 2016.

Future of travel destination Seychelles: Bright and promising

Future of travel destination Seychelles: Bright and promising

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

On the occasion of the Seychelles National Day on June 29, celebrating 40 years since the independence of the Republic of Seychelles, President James Michel has appealed to the Seychellois people ...

US travel and tourism companies recognized for efforts to protect children

US travel and tourism companies recognized for efforts to protect children

ECPATUSA

NEW YORK, New York - Top Member companies from around the world are

Former Seychelles President talks about independence for this island tourist destination

INTERVIEW Former Seychelles President talks about independence for this island tourist destination

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

VICTORIA, Seychelles - Former Seychelles President France Albert Rene says that Seychelles is making huge progress, advances that may not have happened if the island nation had remained under ...

Tourist resort in Diani burns to the ground

Tourist resort in Diani burns to the ground

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

Sad news came in from Kenya's famous Diani beaches, where yesterday the Neptune Resort burned down, flames consuming the Makuti covered roofs (Makuti is a roofing material made from palm tree ...

MATTA.travel website launches with .travel Registry

MATTA.travel website launches with .travel Registry

.travel Registry

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, USA – In a world of more than 1,000 top level domains, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents’ (MATTA's) choice for their website domain, at this moment, ...

Seychelles President Michel sends message of condolence to Turkey following terrorist attack on Istanbul airport

Seychelles President Michel sends message of condolence to Turkey following terrorist attack on Istanbul airport

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

More than 40 people have been killed and over 140 others injured in a terrorist attack in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey at the Ataturk International Airport.

American Brexodus: UK hotel searches soar following Brexit vote

American Brexodus: UK hotel searches soar following Brexit vote

DALLAS, TX - The Brexit vote and subsequent drop in the value of the pound has sparked huge demand from American travelers looking to grab a vacation bargain across the pond, with hotel searches ...

No TSA lines, no baggage fees: Orion Travel Tech to start its own airline

No TSA lines, no baggage fees: Orion Travel Tech to start its own airline

ORLANDO, FL - Orion Travel Technologies, Inc, the first all-in-one international travel company, offering everything travel under one roof, announced today that it will start inflight services ...

New General Manager of Shenyang New World EXPO named

New General Manager of Shenyang New World EXPO named

SHENYANG, China - Diane Chen has been promoted to the position of General Manager of the Shenyang New World EXPO, the newest and most state-of- the-art exhibition and meeting venue in Northeast ...

Lisbon moves into top ten cities for international association meetings

Lisbon moves into top ten cities for international association meetings

Lisbon has strengthened its position as one of the world’s top destinations for international meetings and congresses by moving into the top ten in the annual International Congress and ...

Three RIU hotels in Mexico awarded highly-coveted Four Diamond accolade

Three RIU hotels in Mexico awarded highly-coveted Four Diamond accolade

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The American Automobile Association (AAA) has once again awarded three RIU Hotels & Resorts in Mexico with the highly-coveted Four Diamond accolade.

Qatar Duty Free and Dior unveil immersive rose cascade experience

Qatar Duty Free and Dior unveil immersive rose cascade experience

DOHA, Qatar – The sun-drenched beauty of the South of France has been recreated in Doha by Qatar Duty Free and Dior with the unveiling of an exquisite wall of beautiful pink roses at Hamad ...

Lord Blunkett appointed Chair of Heathrow Skills Taskforce

Lord Blunkett appointed Chair of Heathrow Skills Taskforce

LONDON, England - Heathrow announced today the appointment of the Rt Hon, the Lord Blunkett as Chair of the airport’s new Heathrow Skills Taskforce.

THAI Smile Airways to operate Chongqing and Penang flights

THAI Smile Airways to operate Chongqing and Penang flights

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) is transferring flights to Chongqing, China and Penang, Malaysia over to THAI Smile Airways.

Benchmark names new Director of Operations for Eaglewood Resort & Spa

Benchmark names new Director of Operations for Eaglewood Resort & Spa

THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TX - Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Chris Steffich director of operations for Eaglewood Resort & ...

IATA issues statement on Atatürk Airport terrorist attack

IATA issues statement on Atatürk Airport terrorist attack

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed outrage at last night’s attack at Atatürk Airport Istanbul, Turkey.

Brussels number two in the world, number one in Europe in hosting international conferences

Brussels number two in the world, number one in Europe in hosting international conferences

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In its prestigious annual report, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has announced that for the 7th year in a row, the capital of Belgium has achieved second place ...

Duesseldorf Old Town terror attack: A hoax?

Duesseldorf Old Town terror attack: A hoax?

Michael Seipelt, eTN Germany

The Old Town in Duesseldorf is also known as the longest bar in the world. The old town is a unique entertainment, shopping and historical center loved by locals and tourists.

RETOSA at ZATEX 2016: Serving a dual purpose

RETOSA at ZATEX 2016: Serving a dual purpose

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

RETOSA, the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa, part of SADC, short for the Southern African Development Community, has been highly visible at the ongoing Zambia Travel Expo in ...

A350 delivered to Ethiopian Airlines

A350 delivered to Ethiopian Airlines

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

Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines yesterday took delivery of Africa's first Airbus A350XWB, being launch customer for the continent.

Miami-Dade county to build world-class cruise terminal

Miami-Dade county to build world-class cruise terminal

Royal Caribbean Cruises today announced an agreement with Miami-Dade County to construct and operate a dramatic new cruise terminal at PortMiami, on land leased from the county.

Hollywood: Don't Open, Dead Inside doors and debuts it

Hollywood: Don't Open, Dead Inside doors and debuts it

Universal Studios Hollywood unlocked the iconic "Don't' Open, Dead Inside" doors to usher in its all-new "The Walking Dead" permanent daytime attraction, based on AMC's top-rated television series ...

Istanbul Airport apparent ISIS terror attack

Istanbul Airport apparent ISIS terror attack

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has stated that all signs are pointing to ISIS being responsible for the attack today at Istanbul Ataturk Airport that killed 36 people and injured 147.

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