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Qatar Duty Free opens four new retail outlets at Hamad International Airport

Qatar Duty Free opens four new retail outlets at Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is proud to announce the opening of four new exclusive retail outlets at Hamad International Airport (HIA).

HondaJet receives FAA provisional type certification

HondaJet receives FAA provisional type certification

GREENSBORO, NC - Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

World's tallest hotel to be constructed in the Swiss Alps

World's tallest hotel to be constructed in the Swiss Alps

This will be a tourism attraction all on its own for those visiting Switzerland.

Rwanda about to pull contract for new National Convention Centre?

Rwanda about to pull contract for new National Convention Centre?

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

Word is coming out of tourism stakeholder circles in Kigali that the Rwandan government, clearly exasperated over the long delay in the completion of the new national convention center and the ...

Opening of Taj Dubai

Opening of Taj Dubai

Taj Group announced the opening of its highly-anticipated luxury hotel Taj Dubai, located in the prestigious Burj Khalifa downtown area.

Doha-Bengaluru now on B777

Doha-Bengaluru now on B777

Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar, is continuing its expansion plans in India with a significant increase in capacity on its flights from Doha to Bengaluru (formerly known ...

Earth Hour: Dubai Hotels turned off  lights and guests supported it

Earth Hour: Dubai Hotels turned off lights and guests supported it

Among thousands of hotels worldwide, the Grand Millennium Dubai has joined millions in the biggest environmental event of the year - Earth Hour - which saw electric lights in more than 7,000 ...

Solomon Airlines puts A320 back into service

Solomon Airlines puts A320 back into service

Solomon Airlines has advised its flagship Airbus A320, currently undergoing a scheduled annual service in Manila, Philippines, is now expected to return to full service on Monday, April 13.

Tasmania - China direct Airlink likely

Tasmania - China direct Airlink likely

The Southern Australian Island Province Tasmanian is optimistic about having a direct air link to China using Hobart's extended airport, after a trade mission meeting in the Chinese Fujian ...

Visit Indiana - but please no gays! Honest to Goodness

Visit Indiana - but please no gays! Honest to Goodness

"Honest to Goodness" is the travel and tourism slogan for the US State of Indiana. In February 2012, the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, hosted the Super Bowl.

ICTP supports 2nd Green Growth & Travelism Summer School

ICTP supports 2nd Green Growth & Travelism Summer School

At the University of Hasselt, Belgium has set some important dates for travel & tourism and travelism. They are Monday, August 24, 2015, to Friday, August 28, 2015.

Earth Hour for climate change today at 2030 worldwide

Earth Hour for climate change today at 2030 worldwide

On Saturday, March 28, 8:30 pm local time, individuals, businesses, cities, and landmarks around the world will switch off their lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change.

Kenya's current tourism challenges - not so new after all

Kenya's current tourism challenges - not so new after all

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

Some of the younger generation of tourism stakeholders must be forgiven if they think that Kenya is at present faced with an unprecedented crisis for the sector, compounded by hostile anti-travel ...

Congo turns into the odd man out among the GVTC Partner Countries

Congo turns into the odd man out among the GVTC Partner Countries

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

The three-day meeting last week in Kigali between the Greater Virunga Transboundary Cooperation (GVTC) countries failed to make progress towards the signing of a new treaty, and close observers ...

Lufthansa and Germanwings appeal to the global media

Lufthansa and Germanwings appeal to the global media

Lufthansa and Germanwings issued this appeal to international media covering the murder crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 on Tuesday.

Somalia: Troops tetake hotel held by Al Shabaab

Somalia: Troops tetake hotel held by Al Shabaab

A hotel popular with tourists and business travelers, as well as with local government officials, was retaken by Somali troops.

Jambo Jet: Red carpet rolled out by tourism stakeholders and officials

Jambo Jet: Red carpet rolled out by tourism stakeholders and officials

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

The red carpet has been prepared and the fire engines are standing by this morning at the Lamu Aerodrome and later at the Malindi Airport when Jambojet.com will perform their maiden flights from ...

Who was Lufthansa's killer pilot? His girlfriend speaks out

Could unequal treatment of pilots on Lufthansa and Germanwings be another cause for mass murders? Who was Lufthansa's killer pilot? His girlfriend speaks out

German national newspaper, Bild, today published an interview with Andreas Lubitz's former girlfriend and a flight attendant.

Peacemaking versus peacekeeping

Peacemaking versus peacekeeping

Over the last 10 years, Sir James R.

President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines: DOT decision on Haneda slots "tremendously disappointing"

President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines: DOT decision on Haneda slots "tremendously disappointing"

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Statement from Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, on DOT tentative decision on Haneda slots:

Plane crash in Saskatchewan: Nobody onboard

Plane crash in Saskatchewan: Nobody onboard

A plane crashed near Nipawin in Saskatchewan, Canada. There were no injuries or deaths, because nobody was onboard, reported the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Air Canada digital strategy leaps ahead with Apple Watch app

Air Canada digital strategy leaps ahead with Apple Watch app

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada announced today that it has developed an app for the recently unveiled Apple Watch that will make it even more convenient for customers on-the-go to obtain important ...

Ebola in West Africa: The importance of "Getting to Zero"

Ebola in West Africa: The importance of "Getting to Zero"

ATLANTA, GA - One year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began the largest international emergency response in agency history, the goal is the same: Get to zero new Ebola cases ...

Reunion Island wins its third Travel D’Or trophy

State-of-the-art tourism website Reunion Island wins its third Travel D’Or trophy

From January 26 to March 02 inclusive, nearly 15 million Internet users were invited to vote for their favorite travel site on the occasion of the seventh edition of D'Or Travel.

Delta Air Lines issues statement on DOT tentative decision on Haneda slots

Delta Air Lines issues statement on DOT tentative decision on Haneda slots

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines today issued the following statement:

Munich Airport set new records for passengers and airfreight in 2014

Munich Airport set new records for passengers and airfreight in 2014

MUNICH, Germany - On the back of strong gains in passenger and freight figures, Munich Airport achieved outstanding financial results in 2014, with consolidated revenue again showing a slight ...

Puerto Rico hotel occupancy rates increase in February

Puerto Rico hotel occupancy rates increase in February

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico’s tourism industry continues to grow, as noted by the Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), Ingrid I.

UK updated travel advisory to Kenya: hostile propaganda?

UK updated travel advisory to Kenya: hostile propaganda?

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

Within days of a visit by the UK’s Foreign Secretary to Nairobi and Kenya’s refusal to renew a troop training deal unless the UK agreed to have all troops deployed to Kenya subjected to Kenyan ...

RETOSA to host Southern Africa youth in tourism conference

RETOSA to host Southern Africa youth in tourism conference

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

The Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) will be hosting the Southern Africa youth in tourism conference on April 23 and 24, 2015 at the Lady Sushil Ramgoolam Recreation ...

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