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Commemorative sculpture unveiled on the second anniversary of the crash of flight 4U9525

Today, two years after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525, a sculpture has been unveiled in Le Vernet in the French Alps as a memorial to those who lost their lives.

Tourism and Hospitality: How will Generation Y and Z affect the future?

HotelsPro, a global technology and hotel reservation solutions provider for travel industry professionals investigated the possible effects of Generation Y and Z to the tourism sector.

Ban Ki-moon on the race for a new UNWTO Secretary General

To mark a milestone year for the tourism sector, Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of UNWTO, visited Seoul on March 22, in order to pay tribute to Mr.

Traveling through Guam on a cultural ride

Jessica Peterson, courtesy of the Guam Visitors Bureau

Many tourists today are looking for cultural experiences during their travels. They want to eat authentic foods, meet the locals, and step into their lives for a moment in time.

Is Trump aware that international travel is a top-performing US export?

One of the best-performing US exports largely flies under the radar: inbound international travel. Why does it count as an export if we're not actually shipping anything abroad?

China aims to construct 136 new airports by 2025

China aims to build 136 new airports by 2025, government sources said.

Airbnb's new name in China is Aibiying

Home-sharing giant Airbnb is adopting the name “Aibiying” (“爱彼迎” in Chinese characters) in China, one that translates as “welcome each other with love,” as it doubles investment ...

American Airlines may become China Southern Airlines' stakeholder

American Airlines Group, the world’s largest carrier, is in advanced talks to acquire a stake in China Southern Airlines through a USD 200 million investment.

Emirates enables US-bound passengers to use their laptops and tablets until just before boarding

Emirates will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US.

South African Airways adds capacity on Victoria Falls route with wide-body aircraft

With the expansion of the Victoria Falls International Airport in Zimbabwe, South African Airways has increased capacity between Johannesburg and the popular leisure destination of Victoria ...

India’s Gout de France: An event to be savored

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Several leading France-related professionals from culinary and other fields graced various events at India’s Gout de France, apart from the top brass of the university.

Delta plans new daily nonstop service between New York-JFK and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Delta Air Lines will offer a new daily nonstop flight between New York-JFK (JFK) and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, beginning Dec. 21, 2017, subject to U.S. Department of Transportation approval.

How safe is Europe's 'ultra-safe' aviation industry?

How safe is Europe's 'ultra-safe' aviation industry?

Air Europa - new sales executive joins London team

Air Europa, the Latin American specialist Spanish airline, has added to its growing UK team with the appointment of Rosina Aguero as sales executive.

Princess Cruises: Caribbean Princess and Regal Princess will become Medallion Class ships

As a new era of cruise personalization and game-changing guest service nears, Carnival Corporation & plc's international premium brand, Princess Cruises, will soon prepare two more vessels ...

Viceroy Hotel Group announces segmentation of its portfolio into three tiers

Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) today announced the segmentation of its portfolio into three tiers: The Viceroy Icon Collection, The Viceroy Lifestyle Series and Urban Retreat Collection.

ADL: Islamic extremism remains a potent threat to US domestic security

Amid a changing landscape, Islamic extremism remained a potent threat to US domestic security in 2016, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)'s annual snapshot of activity spurred by ...

Hotel Deca becomes newest member of Benchmark's Gemstone Collection

Seattle’s iconic Art Deco gem, the Hotel Deca, is the newest member of the Gemstone Collection, a dynamically expanding portfolio that is part of Benchmark, a global hospitality company.

CALC delivers Airbus A320 each to AirAsia Berhad and Thai AirAsia

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that the Group has completed the deliveries of one Airbus A320 each to AirAsia Berhad and Thai AirAsia.

Driving customer focus: Elisabeth Jesse joins airberlin from easyJet

To further strengthen airberlin's Commercial Division, Elisabeth Jesse will become Vice President of airberlin's Customer Experience and Innovation Division at the beginning of July.

BTS releases January 2017 North American freight numbers

US-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and ...

Milan Bergamo warms up S17

Milan Bergamo Airport is on course to continue the robust growth it witnessed last year, adding 14 new routes, resuming 11 seasonal links and welcoming two new airlines for the S17 timetable.

Hong Kong Airlines wins “Corporate Safety Performance Award”

Hong Kong Airlines is always committed to high safety standards to provide safe travel experience for passengers.

2016 was a record year for Vienna’s meetings industry

Vienna’s record year for tourism in 2016 is equaled by the city’s meetings industry, which reported top results in all relevant key indicators: the number of events rose 11%, triggering a 2% ...

NH Hotel Group supports WWF initiative, switches off lights on the façades of its buildings

For the ninth consecutive year, NH Hotel Group will support the WWF global initiative Earth Hour, switching off the lights of its hotels’ façades all over the world.

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