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In Guinea, as Ebola spread slows, Ban pledges UN support towards total eradication

In Guinea, as Ebola spread slows, Ban pledges UN support towards total eradication

NEW YORK, NY - Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and global efforts have ...

This airline has 8 million fans

This airline has 8 million fans

Another milestone was reached when this airline became the most ‘liked’ global airline on Facebook, the world’s most popular social media networking site.

AirMalta new food supplements policy

AirMalta new food supplements policy

Air Malta issued this statement today: While we can understand that the policy to introduce low cost services has become an important factor in the operation of many legacy and low cost airlines, ...

Dubai tops YouGov luxury travel survey

Dubai tops YouGov luxury travel survey

Arabian Travel Market to feature International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) as YouGov report highlights appeal of MENA region as global luxury hotspot

Emirates-CAE Flight Training expands Dubai Silicon Oasis facility

Expansion will double facility’s flight simulator training capacity for pilots Emirates-CAE Flight Training expands Dubai Silicon Oasis facility

In response to the rapid and continued growth of the aviation industry in the Middle East, Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) will further expand its second Dubai training facility located at ...

Under strictest secrecy at the Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin

Under strictest secrecy at the Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin

She shone as the forceful Queen Elizabeth I, the gentle Galadriel, leader of the elves, and Woody Allen’s fallen socialite.

Sony to North Korea: We will release the interview

Sony to North Korea: We will release the interview

From North Korea, official government voices demand an independent investigation; from Hollywood, Sony is looking to release its controversial movie "The Interview" in "a different way."

On Saturday the next generation of medical and wellness tourism to Taiwan opened

On Saturday the next generation of medical and wellness tourism to Taiwan opened

Medical and wellness tourism to Taiwan was a focus in Taipei this weekend.

Strike: Tourists in Paris may do without souvenirs this weekend

Strike: Tourists in Paris may do without souvenirs this weekend

Tourists in Paris, France, may have to do without souvenirs this weekend.

First class meals on an aircraft: What it costs and what it means for airlines

First class meals on an aircraft: What it costs and what it means for airlines

Flying specifically outside North America and Europe often means delicious meals and great service.

Airline bail out: Good or bad? An aviation expert has his answer

Airline bail out: Good or bad? An aviation expert has his answer

The government should not bail out airlines. The Indian aviation industry recently went through another financial disaster with SpiceJet.

MH370 hacked and shot down by US military according to former airline CEO

MH370 hacked and shot down by US military according to former airline CEO

As reported today in the Malaysian news media, another rumor sparks an idea why MH370 disappeared. It was shot down by the US Air Force.

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister on investment: Victoria Falls tourism future looks very bright

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister on investment: Victoria Falls tourism future looks very bright

Zimbabwe's Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Walter Mzembi, has endorsed Africa Albida Tourism's investments in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, as fitting his vision to boost infrastructure to ...

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has new president

Jyotsna Suri takes over as President of FICCI Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has new president

By Anil Mathur, eTN India

Dr. Jyotsna Suri took over as the President of the Federation of
Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) at the conclusion of the Chamber’s 87th Annual General Meeting here ...

US Opening to Cuba: US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism issues statement

US Opening to Cuba: US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism issues statement

Beverly Nicholson-Dory, the US Virgin Islands commissioner of Tourism, is concerned and issues a statement on US President Obama's announcement to normalize relations with Cuba

Myanmar to establish Tourism Development Bank

Myanmar to establish Tourism Development Bank

YANGON, Myanmar - Due to the rapid growth of tourist arrivals and expansion of the tourism industry, Myanmar will establish a Tourism Development Bank to help support tourism and hotel ...

Ukrainian fund invests $30 million in troubled Armenian carrier

Ukrainian fund invests $30 million in troubled Armenian carrier

YEREVAN, Armenia - A Ukrainian investment fund announced the purchase of a 49 percent stake in Armenia’s leading airline on Friday, pledging to help restart soon its commercial flights that were ...

One happy island of Aruba celebrates one huge milestone

One happy island of Aruba celebrates one huge milestone

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - One happy island of Aruba celebrated one huge milestone, Wednesday, Dec. 17.

UK carrier Flybe to go paperless

UK carrier Flybe to go paperless

ENGLEWOOD, CO - Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, has helped UK-based Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, achieve paperless operational authorization from the UK Civil ...

Hong Kong Airlines celebrates inaugural flight to Sapporo

Hong Kong Airlines celebrates inaugural flight to Sapporo

HONG KONG - Today marks the inauguration of Hong Kong Airlines' five-time weekly flight service between Hong Kong and Sapporo, Japan.

Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas

Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas

MIAMI, FL - Travelers who need a rental car in Florida for Christmas might pay a lot more than expected.

Hilton guests choose rooms and check in with new app

Hilton guests choose rooms and check in with new app

Hilton Worldwide's digital check-in and room selection technology is now live across more than 4,100 hotels spanning 11 brands worldwide, including 53 hotels in Middle East and Africa region.

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing and Malaysia Airlines celebrated the carrier's 100th 737 direct delivery today. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800, is scheduled to arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ...

Fair Trade Tourism to sponsor International Institute for Peace Through Tourism World Symposium

Honoring the legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. Fair Trade Tourism to sponsor International Institute for Peace Through Tourism World Symposium

STOWE, Vermont, USA - IIPT Founder and President, Louis D’Amore announced today that Fair Trade Tourism will be a sponsor of the IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful ...

Tracking growth in travel to Africa

Tracking growth in travel to Africa

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

Travel to Africa in 2014 will remain at the bottom of the global growth rate with just 3 percent, and this figure is largely driven by a strong recovery across the continent’s North African ...

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