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Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com

(eTN) - After looking at scores of online reviews for NoNoNoNoNoYes written by Gideon Amichay (Gordon Books), everyone from marketing, advertising and public relations gurus to book reviewers ...

Princess Juliana International Airport upgrades security screening

Princess Juliana International Airport upgrades security screening

SIMPSON BAY, Saint Maarten – A presentation titled “Positions of Confidentiality and Security Screening” was given to members of the SXM management team who represented the first of specific ...

First flight from new Jomo Kenyatta International airport terminal

First flight from new Jomo Kenyatta International airport terminal

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

Yesterday morning saw the first even commercial flight processed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport’s brand new Terminal 1A, and it was national airline Kenya Airways which was given the ...

Qatar Tourism launches GCC-wide Eid promotion campaign

Qatar Tourism launches GCC-wide Eid promotion campaign

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has launched a GCC-wide advertising campaign to promote events and activities taking place in Qatar during Eid in an effort to attract regional ...

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company reports Q2 financial results

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company reports Q2 financial results

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

Travel community trumpets House vote to renew Brand USA

Travel community trumpets House vote to renew Brand USA

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the US House of Representative passage of HR 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement and Modernization Act ...

Jamaica's tourism minister hosts farewell function for outgoing Spanish ambassador

Jamaica's tourism minister hosts farewell function for outgoing Spanish ambassador

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Honorable Dr Wykeham McNeill, welcomes outgoing Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Celsa Nuño, as her husband, Alex ...

Aircastle announces resignation of its COO

Aircastle announces resignation of its COO

STAMFORD, CT - Aircastle Limited announced today the resignation of David Walton. Mr Walton served as Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Aircastle Limited.

Ljubljana celebrates 2000 years since becaming a part of Roman Empire

Ljubljana celebrates 2000 years since becaming a part of Roman Empire

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - This year, the Slovenian capital celebrates 2000 years since as Emona it became a part of the 60-million ancient Roman Empire. Come and propose a toast to Ljubljana!

"Thank you His Excellency Borodai for handing over the black boxes of Flight MH17"

Does this reveal who actually rules Eastern Ukraine? "Thank you His Excellency Borodai for handing over the black boxes of Flight MH17"

By Agha Iqrar Haroon, eTN Pakistan Correspondent

“Thank you, His Excellency Borodai, for handing over [the] black boxes of Flight MH17.” These were the words from a Malaysian delegation of experts; does this indicate to the world who ...

Seychelles Tourism Board Middle East Office and Emirates Holidays conduct trade presentation in Bahrain

Seychelles Tourism Board Middle East Office and Emirates Holidays conduct trade presentation in Bahrain

The Seychelles Tourism Middle East Office and Emirates Holidays recently held a trade presentation with the travel agents in Bahrain just ahead of the summer and Eid breaks.

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada certified by Green Globe

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Guests of Calabash Grenada can indulge in the luxury offered by the resort knowing that great effort is put into sustainable tourism through Green Globe.

Seychelles Tourism Minister reaffirms support to local vendors

Seychelles Tourism Minister reaffirms support to local vendors

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr.

Is US President Obama wrong on Malaysian Air MH17 being shot down?

Is US President Obama wrong on Malaysian Air MH17 being shot down?

Who shot down the Malaysia Airlines plane over the East Ukraine? Who was behind this?

Free webinar on National Travel and Tourism Strategy

Free webinar on National Travel and Tourism Strategy

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Departments of Commerce, State, and Homeland Security will hold a joint webinar in support of the implementation of the National Travel and Tourism Strategy on Monday, ...

Gulf Air receives first A330 retrofitted aircraft

Gulf Air receives first A330 retrofitted aircraft

MANAMA, Kingdom of Bahrain - Gulf Air,the Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, received its first retrofitted A330 aircraft at Bahrain International Airporttoday, arriving from Canada.

Energy demand to remain low as July ends cool in Midwest, East and South

Energy demand to remain low as July ends cool in Midwest, East and South

After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, cool air will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.

Hawaiian Airlines to buy six new Airbus A330-800neo aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines to buy six new Airbus A330-800neo aircraft

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019, with rights to ...

UNWTO and Australia’s Griffith University join forces to advance tourism knowledge

UNWTO and Australia’s Griffith University join forces to advance tourism knowledge

Disseminating tourism knowledge, enhancing the expertise on tourism and climate change and advancingsustainable tourism in Asia and the Pacific are some of the areas of cooperation agreed between ...

Wording of FAA order to stop all US operatated flights in and out of Tel Aviv

USA- Israel: All flights from US carriers cancelled Wording of FAA order to stop all US operatated flights in and out of Tel Aviv

Half a day after the United States finally issued travel warnings against Israel, the Federal Aviation Authority now prohibited US carriers to fly in and out of Ben Gurion International Airport in ...

Typhoon Matmo slams Taiwan, China next target

Typhoon Matmo slams Taiwan, China next target

Typhoon Matmo is bearing down on Taiwan with landfall to occur Tuesday night local time.

Matmo is approaching the east coast of Taiwan with maximum wind gusts over 160 kph (100 mph).

Korea Tourism Organization announces 'To:ur Imagination' campaign

Korea Tourism Organization announces 'To:ur Imagination' campaign

SEOUL, South Korea - Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) invites you to experience the beauty and culture of Korea as part of a new campaign, "To:ur Imagination." The promotion offers a unique look ...

United Airlines' customers can now offset entire carbon footprint

United Airlines' customers can now offset entire carbon footprint

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines today announced the launch of CarbonChoiceSM, a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the emissions associated with their air ...

Sabre seeks innovators to pilot TruTrip prior to global launch

Sabre seeks innovators to pilot TruTrip prior to global launch

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, ...

The Purge: Anarchy - new "Halloween Horror Nights" scarezone at Universal Orlando

The Purge: Anarchy - new "Halloween Horror Nights" scarezone at Universal Orlando

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA and ORLANDO, FL - As the gates to "Halloween Horror Nights" open, so too does the annual Purge begin at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort with the debut ...

LOT Polish Airlines named best airline for Europe, Middle East And Africa

LOT Polish Airlines named best airline for Europe, Middle East And Africa

NEW YORK, NY - LOT Polish Airlines has been named the Best Airline for Europe, Middle East and Africa by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler , an online publication written for and by the ...

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Desmond Tutu to join Crystal South Africa voyage

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Desmond Tutu to join Crystal South Africa voyage

LOS ANGELES, CA - World-renowned peace and human rights crusader Archbishop Desmond Tutu will bring an especially intimate perspective of South Africa – and the world – aboard Crystal Cruises' ...

Baltia Air Lines completes dispatcher competency checks

Baltia Air Lines completes dispatcher competency checks

YPSILANTI, MI - Baltia Air Lines stated today that after completion of ground school and on-the-job training the aircraft dispatcher competency checks were successfully completed on July 21, ...

25 year tourism master plan for Goa, India

25 year tourism master plan for Goa, India

The plan is expected to lay down the framework for deciding which tourism products to focus on and identify the "right type of tourist" for Goa, India.

Deadly train crash in South Korea

Deadly train crash in South Korea

Train crashes, ferry accidents, shopping mall fires - South Korea has had a handful of issues recently reflecting the confidence in the travel and tourism industry to that country.

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