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Hainan Airlines recruits American flight attendants

Hainan Airlines recruits American flight attendants

Hainan Airlines, a Chinese carrier that has been "going international" through the implementation of a globalization strategy and has progressively been adding international routes including ...

Bodini elected new Chairman of ETOA

Bodini elected new Chairman of ETOA

ETOA, the European tourism association, has elected Mario Bodini as its new Chairman following Patrick Richards stepping down, after a 7-year term.

Overhauled ARC Specialist Certification Program

Overhauled ARC Specialist Certification Program

ARC announced today that the ARC Specialist Training and Certification program has received major upgrades and will be released in January 2015.

Seychelles to host first IORA tourism ministerial meeting

Seychelles to host first IORA tourism ministerial meeting

Seychelles will host the first Indian Ocean Rim Association tourism ministerial meeting from November 20-21 this year.

AAA Travel announces 2014 Partners of the Year

AAA Travel announces 2014 Partners of the Year

AAA Travel, one of the largest leisure travel agencies in North America, presented 11 travel industry suppliers with 2014 Partner of the Year awards in recognition of their commitment to providing ...

Singapore Experience Awards: Outstanding individuals and organizations honored

Singapore Experience Awards: Outstanding individuals and organizations honored

Twenty-five outstanding individuals and organizations were recognized and honored at the Singapore Experience Awards 2014 for their contributions and dedication towards delivering extraordinary ...

Stuttgart awarded certification as "Sustainable Destination"

Stuttgart awarded certification as "Sustainable Destination"

The issue of sustainability plays an increasingly important role in the tourism and meetings industry.

Mass grave found: Indication of war crimes by the Ukraine government?

Mass grave found: Indication of war crimes by the Ukraine government?

We are seeing reports from @ria_novosti, citing the Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, that the bodies of more than 286 women have been discovered in the area.

First guests arrive Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali

First guests arrive Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali

BANGKOK, Thailand - Edouard Galisson (left), Acting general manager of Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali welcomes Edgar Li (right), Non-Executive Director of Yuhao Property Group and his wife ...

Adventure travel sector explores sustainable future

Adventure travel sector explores sustainable future

A 50-year roadmap for the future of adventure travel and responsible tourism will be explored during World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry.

SriLankan Airlines receives first of six new A330-300 on order

SriLankan Airlines receives first of six new A330-300 on order

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, has taken delivery of its first A330-300 becoming a new operator for the type.

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Beijing police have warned visitors and locals they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble," a state-run newspaper said on ...

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suit filed

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suit filed

This is the first law suit filed on MH370. The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight.

Friday afternoon: 5.0 earthquake in Japan

Friday afternoon: 5.0 earthquake in Japan

A 5.0 earthquake was measured in Japan at 1533 hours local time on Friday, according to USGS.

Nearby Cities:

73km (45mi) NNE of Miyako, Japan
82km (51mi) ESE of Hachinohe, ...

Latest data confirms sustained downturn of tourism fortunes

Latest data confirms sustained downturn of tourism fortunes

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Kenya’s latest arrival statistics make some grim reading as the arrival downturn continued throughout July.

Matera selected European Capital of Culture for 2019

Matera selected European Capital of Culture for 2019

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - "It is a sign of civilization and redemption that from Matera and Southern Italy is sent to Europe." This is the declaration of the Mayor of Matera, Salvatore Alleges, after the ...

Hamburg in Germany and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania come closer

Hamburg in Germany and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania come closer

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Bringing together two cities in two different continents, the city of Hamburg in Germany has twinned with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania through street naming.

German tourists robbed by Rome cabbie

German tourists robbed by Rome cabbie

ROME, Italy - German tourist and her 20-year-old daughter were robbed after taking a taxi from Rome's Fiumicino airport, Roma Today reported.

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into "world-class tourist attraction"

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into "world-class tourist attraction"

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday it has been working with tourism authorities to turn the Suhua Highway that runs along Taiwan's picturesque eastern ...

Motel 6 launches Spanish language mobile website

Motel 6 launches Spanish language mobile website

DALLAS, TX - Motel 6 today announced the launch of its first Spanish language mobile web experience, allowing the brand to reach even more travelers and provide greater ease-of-use to Spanish ...

Dynamic Airways ready to restart flight to Guyana

Dynamic Airways ready to restart flight to Guyana

GREENSBORO, NC - Dynamic Airways, a US airline based in Greensboro, NC, is ready to restart its service from New York, NY (JFK) to Georgetown, Guyana (GEO).

International bloggers help Reunion Island become more visible

International bloggers help Reunion Island become more visible

Cognizant of the fact that blogs, especially travel blogs, have become hugely influential media outlets, unheard of until a few years ago.

Dar to Dubai: 19 times a week

Airline flights Dar to Dubai: 19 times a week

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

When earlier this week Emirates upped their daily flights from Dubai to Dar es Salaam to twelve a week, it followed hot on the heels of the inaugural flight by “cousins” flydubai, which also ...

American Airlines continues investment in Los Angeles

American Airlines continues investment in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - On any given day of the year, customers of American Airlines will have the most daily, direct service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Heathrow Airport ...

Strong attendance at Seafood Expo Asia reflects growth of industry

Strong attendance at Seafood Expo Asia reflects growth of industry

HONG KONG - The continuing growth of the region's fish and aquaculture market was the central theme at the fifth edition of Seafood Expo Asia held fromSeptember 2-4 at the Hong Kong Convention and ...

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