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A4A commends TSA for taking action to expedite screening

A4A commends TSA for taking action to expedite screening

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, commended actions the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today to ...

Guangdong and Seychelles officials meet to discuss tourism

Guangdong and Seychelles officials meet to discuss tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

An official delegation from Guangdong, China, and the World Bank met with the Honorable Alain St.Ange, Minister of Tourism and Culture, recently at the ESPACE Building in Victoria, Seychelles.

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 21 percent

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 21 percent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports April 2016 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

JetBlue takes off for Tennessee with flights to Nashville

JetBlue takes off for Tennessee with flights to Nashville

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue today announced the start of its award-winning service to Nashville International Airport (BNA).

Hotel offers first bunk bed rooms on the Las Vegas Strip

Hotel offers first bunk bed rooms on the Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, NV - The LINQ Hotel & Casino will take its innovative experiences to a new level this May by offering bunk bed rooms, making this an unforgettable experience for millennials and ...

Spirit Airlines flight attendants ratify new contract

Spirit Airlines flight attendants ratify new contract

WASHINGTON, DC - Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today voted to accept a new contract with significant improvements for ...

World leaders in politics, business, science and arts to speak at 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival

World leaders in politics, business, science and arts to speak at 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 300 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will gather at the 12th annual Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss today's most pressing issues.

Disney Institute hosts first-ever Customer Experience Summit at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Institute hosts first-ever Customer Experience Summit at Walt Disney World Resort

CELEBRATION, FL - For the first time, Disney Institute will be hosting a Customer Experience Summit at Walt Disney World Resort.

St. Kitts gets spiced up at Spice Fest 2016

St. Kitts gets spiced up at Spice Fest 2016

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – Spice Mill restaurant’s annual Spice Fest was a huge success this year, featuring celebrity chefs, belly dancing, food, art and more.

Virgin America launches Los Angeles-Honolulu flights today

Virgin America expands its Hawai'i service Virgin America launches Los Angeles-Honolulu flights today

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today expands its Hawai'i service with the launch of daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) ...

IATA: Moderating demand growth in March

IATA: Moderating demand growth in March

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or ...

Airlines get a royal reception at Dubai International Airport's Concourse D

Airlines get a royal reception at Dubai International Airport's Concourse D

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - 60 major international airlines operating out of the new Concourse D at Dubai International were given a royal reception yesterday when His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin ...

Joburg Tourism launches events calendar at Indaba 2016

Joburg Tourism launches events calendar at Indaba 2016

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - In partnership with Gauteng Tourism, Joburg Tourism will be launching the City’s Events Calendar 2016 at the Tourism Indaba 2016 in Durban.

Etihad Airways issues statement on flight EY474

Etihad Airways issues statement on flight EY474

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - A specialist team from Etihad Airways has today visited the nine passengers, hospitalized after Etihad Airways flight EY474 encountered severe and unexpected ...

Turkish Airlines adds two more countries to its global reach

Turkish Airlines adds two more countries to its global reach

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Turkish Airlines has added two more nations to its global reach by beginning service to Bogota, Columbia’s capital, and Panama City, capital of Panama.

Stewart takes New York chic to New Jersey

Road trip to New Jersey? Yes! If you want a fabulous Italian dining experience Stewart takes New York chic to New Jersey

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

When Terry Stewart told me that he was designing the interiors for an Italian restaurant in New Jersey – I must admit that I was surprised that (a) a noted New York designer could find his way ...

Ecuador turns to Facebook campaign to aid in earthquake recovery

Ecuador turns to Facebook campaign to aid in earthquake recovery

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador has taken a tip from a far-flung neighbor about how to manage post-earthquake messaging.

Travel law: Lyft driver class action settlement rejected by court

Travel law: Lyft driver class action settlement rejected by court

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article we examine the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in Cotter v. Lyft, Inc., Case No. 13-CV-04065-VC (N.D. Cal.

Elvis Presley’s Graceland welcomes 20 millionth visitor

Elvis Presley’s Graceland welcomes 20 millionth visitor

MEMPHIS, TN - Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, TN has officially welcomed its 20 millionth visitor today, nearly 34 years after first opening its legendary gates to the public.

India tourism: upbeat and optimistic

India tourism: upbeat and optimistic

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - India is upbeat and optimistic on the tourism front, with several new steps lined up, including events and funding in budgets to see that arrivals shoot up.

SAS to retain ground handling operations at the main airports

SAS to retain ground handling operations at the main airports

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - In line with the letter of intent signed in September 2015, SAS and Aviator Airport Alliance Europe AB (Aviator) have agreed to continue negotiations in respect of the transfer ...

Ibtm latin america to host MCI Americas meeting in Mexico City

Ibtm latin america to host MCI Americas meeting in Mexico City

ibtm

Expecting to bring together some 7,000 suppliers and buyers, ibtm latin america 2016 will hold an education forum, networking events as well as a Hosted Buyer Program.

Fraport’s financial and sustainability developments: “We make it happen”

Fraport’s financial and sustainability developments: “We make it happen”

Fraport

“We intentionally chose the slogan of our new Mission Statement as the title for this latest report: ‘Gute Reise!

Media around the world still talking about Seychelles Carnaval

Media around the world still talking about Seychelles Carnaval

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The media coverage Seychelles has received on its annual Carnaval International de Victoria has been phenomenal.

Drone World Expo and Commercial Drone Alliance announce strategic partnership

Drone World Expo and Commercial Drone Alliance announce strategic partnership

SAN JOSE , CA - On the heels of yesterday’s announcement about the formation of the Commercial Drone Alliance, Drone World Expo is pleased to announce the event has been selected by this new ...

Avolon delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

Avolon delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces the delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft.

Hilton Worldwide grows New England presence

Hilton Worldwide grows New England presence

ANDOVER, MA and MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s 13 brands, is broadening its growing presence in New England with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Boston Andover. ...

New flights for Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto

Air Canada announces new air service New flights for Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – New Trinidad and Tobago flights are expected to begin on December 21, 2016, subject to government approval, with flight AC1880 and operate twice weekly from ...

Tourism leader in accessible travel has passed

Rest in peace Scott Rains Tourism leader in accessible travel has passed

This morning, eTN publisher Juergen T. Steinmetz was saddened to receive an email from Patricia, wife of Scott Rains, about Scott's passing away on April 30.

Iberia set to pull out of Luanda, Angola

Iberia set to pull out of Luanda, Angola

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

Information sent to corporate clients by Angola's TRAVELSTORE - American Express Global Business Travel, indicates that Iberia, member of the IAG Group and of the OneWorld alliance, will pull out ...

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