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US Justice Department investigation on potential airline conspiracy

US Justice Department investigation on potential airline conspiracy

WASHINGTON, DC – A civil antitrust investigation by the US Justice Department is concentrating on the possibility that airlines may have conspired to limit available seats as a means to keeping ...

Hamilton makes headlines

Nevis Weighs In On Their Native Son Hamilton makes headlines

NEW YORK, New York - Recently in Washington, it was announced that Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America as well as the founder of the U.S.

Sabre completes acquisition of Abacus International

Sabre completes acquisition of Abacus International

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific region.

Qatar Airways celebrates first anniversary with Dallas/Fort Worth

Qatar Airways celebrates first anniversary with Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS, TX and FORT WORTH, TX- Today, Qatar Airways celebrates one full year of daily, non-stop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Hamad International Airport in Doha, ...

South African Airways: 10 years of service between Washington and Africa

South African Airways: 10 years of service between Washington and Africa

WASHINGTON, DC - South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and the most awarded airline on the African continent, will celebrate 10 years of service to Washington, DC ...

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new flights from Seattle and Portland

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new flights from Seattle and Portland

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines today inaugurates service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Seattle and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Portland, Oregon and St. Louis.

Saudi Arabia: Consumer exhibitions supporting national tourism and economy

Saudi Arabia: Consumer exhibitions supporting national tourism and economy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) recently conducted a workshop in Riyadh to introduce the new policies and procedures for holding consumer exhibitions.

Saudi prince pledges $32 billion to philantropy

Saudi prince pledges $32 billion to philantropy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alwaleed Philanthropies, today announced his intention to donate all of his ...

Business travel: Single-use “virtual” accounts gain in popularity

Business travel: Single-use “virtual” accounts gain in popularity

ALEXANDRIA, VA - A new study by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, has found that an estimated 20 percent of American businesses today ...

Prague Congress Center's revenues up 9 Percent in 2014

Prague Congress Center's revenues up 9 Percent in 2014

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - 2014 was the last year in which the financial performance of the Prague Congress Center (PCC) was effected by the debt arising from the reconstruction and expansion of the ...

The Rolling Stones unveil their first ever international exhibition

The Rolling Stones unveil their first ever international exhibition

LONDON, England - The Rolling Stones will stage their first ever major exhibition at London’s prestigious Saatchi Gallery, opening to the public on 6 April 2016 until September 2016.

Japan Airlines introduces JAL Countdown app for Android Wear

Japan Airlines introduces JAL Countdown app for Android Wear

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced the launch of "JAL Countdown" app for Android WearTM.

IATA: Sluggish air cargo growth continues

IATA: Sluggish air cargo growth continues

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that growth continued to slow in May.

No visa - no entry as Kenya launches new rules

No visa - no entry as Kenya launches new rules

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

Come midnight tonight, July 2, 2015, major changes in Kenya’s visa policy will come into place.

London Heathrow expansion: Better For Britain

Heathrow will work with Government to deliver expansion for 'all of Britain' London Heathrow expansion: Better For Britain

Welcoming the Airports Commission’s clear recommendation that “the best answer is to expand Heathrow’s runway capacity,” Heathrow will now work with government to deliver expansion for all ...

Finally growth at London Heathrow when it really matters

Finally growth at London Heathrow when it really matters

Commenting on today’s long-awaited recommendation by the Airports Commission, Christopher Choa, UK Director at AECOM, said:

Roshan Mendis appointed senior vice president of Sabre Travel Network, Asia Pacific

Roshan Mendis appointed senior vice president of Sabre Travel Network, Asia Pacific

Sabre Corporation announced today that it has appointed Roshan Mendis as senior vice president for Sabre Travel Network, Asia Pacific, following the completion of its acquisition of Abacus ...

Three Centara properties received Green Hotel Award, Gold Level

CENTARA RECOGNIZED FOR GREEN INITIATIVES Three Centara properties received Green Hotel Award, Gold Level

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels and Resorts is honored to announce that three Centara properties – Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin and ...

Anti-Semitic attitudes in Europe: Rising or declining?

Muslims and Jews: How do they get along in Europe? Anti-Semitic attitudes in Europe: Rising or declining?

In the aftermath of the shocking violence against Jews in Western Europe over the past year, the level of anti-Semitic attitudes among the general population in France showed a dramatic decline, ...

Reunion Island’s “Quality Label” cruises through 10,000 “likes”

Reunion Island’s “Quality Label” cruises through 10,000 “likes”

Only launched half a year ago, the site of Reunion Island’s Quality Label has already attracted over 10,000 “likes” - for the island’s tourism promoters, a sign that the emphasis on ...

Germany’s Condor announces return of Munich - Mombasa flights

Germany’s Condor announces return of Munich - Mombasa flights

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

Condor, one of Germany’s main holiday charter airlines, has indicated that they will resume nonstop flights between Munich and Mombasa in July, over and above their existing flights from ...

Cuba: Tourism to generate over $2.7 billion in 2015

Cuba: Tourism to generate over $2.7 billion in 2015

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuba's tourism industry generated more than $1.7 billion in revenues in the first half of 2015, state television reports.

Tough but necessary decisions: Virgin Atlantic axing 500 jobs

Tough but necessary decisions: Virgin Atlantic axing 500 jobs

CRAWLEY, England - Virgin Atlantic is cutting about 500 managerial and support jobs just months after the airline announced a return to profit.

Kenya Hotel Association Chairman addresses tourism recovery

Kenya Hotel Association Chairman addresses tourism recovery

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

A symposium last week at the Sarova Whitesands Resort in Mombasa brought together Kenya’s hoteliers and other tourism stakeholders who came to the coast to discuss the dire state of the industry ...

Skal says no to Phuket’s Dolphinarium

Skal says no to Phuket’s Dolphinarium

Skal International Phuket & Southern Thailand’s executive committee and the SKAL members are protesting against the opening of a dolphinarium in Phuket and are calling upon all SKAL and ...

New ferry adds travel capacity between Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

New ferry adds travel capacity between Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

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

Azam Marine, aka Kilimanjaro Fast Ferries, has just launched their fifth ferry, now deployed on the route out of Dar es Salaam harbor to the main Zanzibari islands of Unjuga and Pemba.

Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints new GM of Sari Pan Pacific Jakarta

Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints new GM of Sari Pan Pacific Jakarta

SINGAPORE – Pan Pacific Hotels Group is pleased to announce the appointment of a new General Manager of Sari Pan Pacific Jakarta.

Global business aircraft market recovers

Global business aircraft market recovers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - The global business aircraft market fell after the economic downturn in 2008, sustained only by sales in the heavy aircraft segment.

Increasing tourism to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Increasing tourism to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

By Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

As part of the on-going process to increase visitor and tourist numbers at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has habituated two more groups of mountain ...

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator tests

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator tests

WASHINGTON, DC - Boeing and Embraer SA today announced that they intend to collaborate to test environment-focused technologies through the ecoDemonstrator Program in a joint effort to improve ...

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