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2 dead, 290 still missing at Jeju tourist ferry disaster

2 dead, 290 still missing at Jeju tourist ferry disaster

A tourist passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving at least two people, including one student, dead ...

The 28th ITE and the concurrent 9th ITE MICE in Hong Kong

The 28th ITE and the concurrent 9th ITE MICE in Hong Kong

Partner organizations and exhibitors, repeating and new included, are making the 28th ITE and the concurrent 9th ITE MICE in Hong Kong much more attractive!

Korean Air to Resume Incheon-Irkutsk Service

Travel to Lake Baikal becomes more convenient Korean Air to Resume Incheon-Irkutsk Service

Korean Air has announced that it will resume its service between Incheon International Airport, Seoul and Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia, known for its continental architecture and ...

Arrested: Don't show your breasts Ladyboys

Arrested: Don't show your breasts Ladyboys

Two 'ladyboys' have been arrested in Thailand and forced to apologise to local spirits for exposing their breats during the Thai New Year Songkran.

US Airways broadcasts Boeing 777 jet plane in a woman's vagina

US Airways broadcasts Boeing 777 jet plane in a woman's vagina

A photo of a model of a Boeing 777 jet plane in a woman's vagina, was the response US Airways customer complaint.

Hawaiian Airlines: Good on-time service, but safe?

Aircraft Safety : Not so important for Hawaiian Airlines? Hawaiian Airlines: Good on-time service, but safe?

Is flying to Honolulu on Hawaiian Airlines really safe? Hawaiian Airlines led the U.S. airline industry for on-time performance and fewest flight cancellations and has the a good service ...

Fiji Airways and Etihad sign groundbreaking interline agreement

Fiji Airways and Etihad sign groundbreaking interline agreement

Now UAE based Etihad Airways wants to connect Europe, Africa, and North America with the Pacific holiday and visitors paradise Fiji. This is good news for the tourism industry on the Fiji ...

Germany becomes important holiday destination for Romanians

Germany becomes important holiday destination for Romanians

Germany ranks second among preferences of Romanian tourists in Europe.

Jeju Islands: Hundreds of tourists fighting to survive sinking ferry nightmare

Jeju Islands: Hundreds of tourists fighting to survive sinking ferry nightmare

471 ferry passengers, mostly tourist including high school students on school trips are fighting for their life off the coast of South Korea's tourism abd holiday paradise Jeju Islands.

Travel industry's little secrets you’re not supposed to know

Travel industry's little secrets you’re not supposed to know

The travel industry seems transparent these days — real people will give you the scoop on your hotel on TripAdvisor, you can compare fares yourself with flight-search websites, and it’s pretty ...

American Airlines jet makes emergency landing

American Airlines jet makes emergency landing

DALLAS, TX - An American Airlines passenger jet made an emergency landing in Abilene, TX on Tuesday.

DGCA: Foreigners will not control management of Indian carriers

DGCA: Foreigners will not control management of Indian carriers

NEW DELHI, India - In a move which could affect the Jet-Etihad deal or start-up carriers like Tata-SIA or AirAsia India, DGCA has made it clear that foreign airlines or investors would not have ...

SA tourist numbers break record

SA tourist numbers break record

PRETORIA, South Africa - Nearly one million tourists visited South Africa in December 2013, with most of the tourists coming from the SADC region, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) revealed on 15 ...

Dhaka Travel Mart 2014 opens today

Dhaka Travel Mart 2014 opens today

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A four-day international tourism fair -- Eastern Bank-Monitor Dhaka Travel Mart 2014 -- is set to begin today at Sonargaon Hotel in the capital, to showcase various travel ...

First female African Dreamliner Captain announced by Kenya Airways

First female African Dreamliner Captain announced by Kenya Airways

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

In the world of aviation, Kenya Airways (KQ) has today announced a first - that Captain Irene Koki Mutungi was promoted to be the first African Captain on the world’s latest plane, the Boeing ...

Travel experiences waiting to happen this summer in Bhutan

Travel experiences waiting to happen this summer in Bhutan

Bhutan and Thailand enjoy strong ties of bilateral relations - a relation built on a foundation of a shared spiritual heritage, respect for the institutions of monarchy, and reverence for culture ...

Tanzania roads and highways get upgrades for better travel

Tanzania roads and highways get upgrades for better travel

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

It was learned that the road from the main gate to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is set to be paved, to ease movements of vehicles in particular during the rainy season.

Reunion Island shares a Sunday picnic on the Champ de Mars

Reunion Island shares a Sunday picnic on the Champ de Mars

You say you have dreamed of eating a sausage rougail (a Creole dish) at the foot of the Eiffel Tower? Well, it’s been done!

Final countdown to East Africa premier hotel conference

Final countdown to East Africa premier hotel conference

Slujan Events, the organizers of HOSEA 2014 and the Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair, the two running in parallel from May 14-16 inclusive, have given further updates on the upcoming symposium, ...

Will US sanctions cause travel insurance boycott for travel to Russia?

Will US sanctions cause travel insurance boycott for travel to Russia?

WASHINGTON, DC - Will US Economic Sanctions cause a travel insurance boycott for travel to Russia?

Aloft Hotels unveils adaptive re-use project in Little Rock

Aloft Hotels unveils adaptive re-use project in Little Rock

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that its fast-growing Aloft brand has embarked on an adaptive re-use project in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas.

Silver Airways increases Florida flying

Silver Airways increases Florida flying

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Silver Airways announced it is further expanding its extensive Florida network with new daily nonstop flights between Key West International Airport (EYW) and Orlando ...

Fiji Airways announces new cargo interline deals

Fiji Airways announces new cargo interline deals

LOS ANGELES, CA – Fiji Airways, Fiji's national airline, announced today new interline cargo agreements with five other airlines for the carriage of freight between Fiji and numerous cities in ...

Tourism Minister today, President of Israel tomorrow

Tourism Minister today, President of Israel tomorrow

By Dr. Elinor Garely, editor in chief, eTN Tourismexecutives

I was at the bar with Denise discussing the merits of the kosher wine we were drinking as we waited for the arrival of Uzi Landau, the current Israeli Tourism Minister.

Spectacular total lunar eclipse turns moon red

Spectacular total lunar eclipse turns moon red

Tourists came from far away to see this. Across much of North America people had the chance to witness a total lunar eclipse on Tuesday.

India will be presented in the Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles

India will be presented in the Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles

The participation of an Indian Cultural Troupe in this year's Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles has been confirmed.

Deer Jet Medical to establish base in Shanghai to promote medical tourism

Deer Jet Medical to establish base in Shanghai to promote medical tourism

SHANGHAI, China - Deer Jet Medical Co Ltd, China's largest air medical service business announced at "ABACE", Asia's Largest Premier Business Aviation and Exhibition, to establish China's largest ...

MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group form joint venture hotel company

MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group form joint venture hotel company

LAS VEGAS, NV - MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group today announced the formation of a joint venture hotel management company, to be named MGM Hakkasan Hospitality.

9 great ways to celebrate National Park Week

9 great ways to celebrate National Park Week

WASHINGTON, DC - From April 19 – 27 the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week, featuring special events in parks nationwide.

Embraer delivers 14 commercial and 20 executive jets in 1Q14

Embraer delivers 14 commercial and 20 executive jets in 1Q14

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - During the first quarter of 2014 (1Q14), Embraer delivered 14 jets to the commercial aviation market and 20 to the business aviation market, for a total of 34 ...

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