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Reunion: First Dreamliner for Reunion's Air Austral

Reunion: First Dreamliner for Reunion's Air Austral

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

Air Austral's first Boeing B787-8 Dreamliner is now enroute from the Boeing facility in Everett, Washington State to Reunion Island and is expected to land in the morning at the Roland Garros ...

Tourism, John Wayne and the City of New Port Beach, California

Tourism, John Wayne and the City of New Port Beach, California

This was a tourism opportunity for California City officials in New Port Beach did not want to let go by.

A glimpse of the most glamorous flower show in the world

A glimpse of the most glamorous flower show in the world

Elisabeth Lang, special to eTN, reporting from London

LONDON, England - Getting a ticket for the preview of Chelsea Flower Show is like winning the lottery.

Gogo Business Aviation expands programs and staff for European market

Gogo Business Aviation expands programs and staff for European market

GENEVA, Switzerland - EBACE – Gogo Inc, the provider of in-flight connectivity and wireless in-flight entertainment solutions to the global aero market, is deepening its commitment to the ...

Pemba and Zanzibar: Two-island holidays just got easier for tourists

Pemba and Zanzibar: Two-island holidays just got easier for tourists

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

New service will not only allow Tanzanians to travel to Pemba but also opens up the island for tourists, who can now conveniently connect from the main island of Unguja, commonly referred to as ...

Disney Cruise Line returning to New York, California and Texas

Disney Cruise Line returning to New York, California and Texas

CELEBRATION, FL - In the fall of 2017, Disney Cruise Line will return to New York with sailings to the Bahamas and the Canadian coast – including a new seven-night Canada cruise.

Jaipur Literary Festival comes to London

Jaipur Literary Festival comes to London

Rita Payne, President Emeritus, Commonwealth Journalists Association

LONDON, England - India's literati turned up in force at the weekend for the London edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), which has been dubbed “the greatest literary show on ...

34 sun destinations: Air Transat unveils its winter 2016-17 flight program

34 sun destinations: Air Transat unveils its winter 2016-17 flight program

MONTREAL, Canada - Today, Air Transat unveils its winter 2016-17 flight program, which offers travellers 34 sun destinations from 22 Canadian cities, in addition to a robust offering of the most ...

Air Hamburg orders one more Embraer Legacy 650 business jet

Air Hamburg orders one more Embraer Legacy 650 business jet

GENEVA, Switzerland - Embraer Executive Jets and the Germany-based business charter operator Air Hamburg have signed a purchase agreement for yet another Legacy 650.

Tourism spending in Oregon surges for sixth consecutive year

Tourism spending in Oregon surges for sixth consecutive year

PORTLAND, OR - The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, confirms that 2015 was the travel industry's sixth consecutive year of accelerated growth and economic impact, reaching new heights ...

Kenya Airways: Those found culpable will face the consequences

Kenya Airways: Those found culpable will face the consequences

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

The Board of Kenya Airways launched a forensic audit into business practices and operations, systems and internal controls, to identify weaknesses and single out those who in the past exploited ...

Mobile Passport Control app now available at San Jose International Airport

Mobile Passport Control app now available at San Jose International Airport

SAN JOSE, CA – Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that the Mobile Passport Control (MPC) app is now available to eligible ...

Plugging into carbon reduction: InterContinental Madrid hotel

Plugging into carbon reduction: InterContinental Madrid hotel

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – The General Manager of InterContinental Madrid since 2010, Mr.

NFL selects Los Angeles region to host Super Bowl LV in 2021

NFL selects Los Angeles region to host Super Bowl LV in 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles region was selected to host Super Bowl LV in 2021, the National Football League (NFL) announced today.

Choice Hotels announces leadership appointments and transition

Choice Hotels announces leadership appointments and transition

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc, today announced the promotion of two executives and a planned transition of the chief financial officer position.

WestJet and Qantas unveil reciprocal frequent flyer agreement

WestJet and Qantas unveil reciprocal frequent flyer agreement

CALGARY, Canada - Today WestJet and Qantas Airways (Qantas) announced a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement where members of the airlines' frequent flyer programs can earn their choice of WestJet ...

Seychelles President: Happy Africa Day!

Seychelles President: Happy Africa Day!

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Cultue

Seychelles President James Michel shared the following message on the occasion of Africa Day, May 25, 2016:

IGLTA and European Travel Commission partner to promote LGBT tourism

IGLTA and European Travel Commission partner to promote LGBT tourism

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – In honor of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and European ...

Transport Canada urges Canadians to stop pointing lasers at aircraft

Transport Canada urges Canadians to stop pointing lasers at aircraft

TORONTO, Canada - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today launched the Government of Canada's awareness campaign to inform Canadians of the dangers and consequences of pointing a ...

Fallon: Brexit will be “absolutely applauded in Moscow”

Fallon: Brexit will be “absolutely applauded in Moscow”

LONDON, England - Britain’s possible exit from the European Union (EU) will be “absolutely applauded in Moscow” as it would lead to the relaxation of Western sanctions against Russia, says ...

Healthy planet with healthy people: UN Environment Assembly opens in Nairobi

Healthy planet with healthy people: UN Environment Assembly opens in Nairobi

NEW YORK, NY - Hundreds of key global decision-makers are gathering in Kenya today for the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2 ), aiming to tackle some of the most critical issues ...

Iran: Plan to create combined transit route to EU

Iran: Plan to create combined transit route to EU

TEHRAN, Iran - Officials in Tehran said on Tuesday that the country is working on a plan to create a combined transit route that would pass through its territory as well as several Central Asian ...

UN chief: What is good for Africa is good for the world

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on Africa Day UN chief: What is good for Africa is good for the world

NEW YORK, NY - Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on Africa Day, observed on 25 May:

Fathom and Ashoka partner to help every traveler be a changemaker

Fathom and Ashoka partner to help every traveler be a changemaker

MIAMI, FL - Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's 10th and newest brand, today announced that Ashoka, the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, has ...

Mission to Mars: Interactive Mars Exploration Vehicle experience at IMS2016

2016 International Microwave Symposium Mission to Mars: Interactive Mars Exploration Vehicle experience at IMS2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - IEEE's Interactive Mars Exploration Vehicle (MEV) experience will send attendees on mission to Mars at the IEEE MTT-S 2016 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) beginning ...

Flyers rights group: Mr. President, resolve TSA crisis before it is too late

Flyers rights group: Mr. President, resolve TSA crisis before it is too late

The largest US non-profit consumer organization representing airline passengers, concerned with TSA security crisis, has sent the following letter to President Obama:

President Barack ...

International Hotel & Restaurant Association elects new President

International Hotel & Restaurant Association elects new President

BARCELONA, Spain - International Hotel & Restaurant Association's Board of Directors and the General Assembly met in Barcelona to elect a new President and a New Board after the resignation of ...

Qatar Airways adds Chiang Mai to its global network

Qatar Airways adds Chiang Mai to its global network

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has announced that it will expand its network to Chiang Mai in Thailand from 16 December 2016.

Stephen Hawking, Brian May - full Starmus Festival III program revealed!

Stephen Hawking, Brian May - full Starmus Festival III program revealed!

TENERIFE, Spain - One of Tenerife’s most long-awaited festivals, Starmus Festival III, has just unveiled its events program, including the presence of leading personalities including Prof.

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