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Etihad Airways supports 23,400 US jobs, contributes $2.9 billion to US economy

Etihad Airways supports 23,400 US jobs, contributes $2.9 billion to US economy

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will contribute US$2.9 billion to the US economy and support 23,400 American jobs this year, according to new research by the ...

Heathrow commentary on queen's speech

Heathrow commentary on queen's speech

Following today's queen's speech, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye provided commenatry on the government's priorities:

Infrastructure investment and rebalancing the economy

Vanilla Air Alliance - Statement by the Minister for Transport

Vanilla Air Alliance - Statement by the Minister for Transport

The official announcement made today by the Indian Ocean Commission is most welcomed and follows technical meetings between our respective national air carriers and at a political level, ...

Vivid Sydney sets the city aglow

Vivid Sydney sets the city aglow

Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, lit up the harbor city tonight as the much-anticipated annual 18-day event, on this year from May 22 to June 8, got ...

Birth certificate rule: Critical voice by Association of Southern African Travel Agents

Birth certificate rule: Critical voice by Association of Southern African Travel Agents

Despite continuous effort by ASATA (Association of Southern African Travel Agents) and its industry colleagues at SATSA (Southern African Tourism Services Association) and BARSA (Board of Airline ...

Lufthansa appointment: Josef Bogdanski  new Chief Information Officer Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa appointment: Josef Bogdanski new Chief Information Officer Lufthansa Group

Josef Bogdanski is the new Chief Information Officer/Chief Process Officer of the Lufthansa Group.

He is responsible for the global IT and process management of the Aviation Group.

Corruption, FIFA arrests in Zurich and Qatar World Cup - it all comes together today

Corruption, FIFA arrests in Zurich and Qatar World Cup - it all comes together today

Six high-ranking FIFA exectutives were arrested by Swiss police today after corruption indictments were filed by US authorities.

Vanilla Islands zone airlines ready for ground-breaking cooperation agreements

Seychelles, Air Mauritius, Air Madagascar and Air Austral agree Vanilla Islands zone airlines ready for ground-breaking cooperation agreements

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

Among the signatories will be Air Seychelles, Air Mauritius, Air Madagascar and Air Austral.

Hawaiian Airlines drops Sendai flights

Hawaiian Airlines drops Sendai flights

Filling only about one-third of the seats on its flights to Sendai, Japan, Hawaiian Airlines has announced it will stop flying to this city in September of this year.

African airline joins the big league

African airline joins the big league

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

IATA’s Vice President for Africa, Mr.

New Pinnewela Zoo conducts education program

New Pinnewela Zoo conducts education program

The new Pinnewela Open Range Zoo organized a workshop for school children of the Kegalle area in Sri Lanka.

Shangri-La Ulaanbaatar - five star luxury embraces rich nomadic culture

Shangri-La Ulaanbaatar - five star luxury embraces rich nomadic culture

BEIJING, China - Primed to open in the heart of Ulaanbaatar on 3 June is Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts' latest luxury hotel -- Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar.

US economy outlook won't stand in the way of Americans' summer travel plans

US economy outlook won't stand in the way of Americans' summer travel plans

NEW YORK, NY - With the weather finally on the upswing after what was a harrowing winter for many, Americans are undoubtedly looking to make the most of their summers.

Seaborne and JetBlue to become codeshare partners across the Caribbean

Seaborne and JetBlue to become codeshare partners across the Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Seaborne Airlines and JetBlue Airways, the largest carrier in San Juan, have finalized terms to begin a codeshare marketing relationship, expanding upon the carriers' ...

Largest and most innovative 'Fun Ship' set to debut in Europe in May 2016

Largest and most innovative 'Fun Ship' set to debut in Europe in May 2016

MIAMI, FL - Embodying Carnival Cruise Line's motto of Fun For All, All For Fun, the new Carnival Vista will offer family members of all ages the ultimate vacation experience, debuting a variety of ...

Delta adds more services from Seattle

Delta adds more services from Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - Delta Air Lines is adding service from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Boston; Orlando; Pasco, Wash.; and Victoria, British Columbia.

NASA brings science of space down to Earth

NASA brings science of space down to Earth

WASHINGTON, DC - From mega space telescopes to space navigation, NASA is bringing a variety of interactive, hands-on activities and exhibits to the more than 100,000 visitors who will attend this ...

Successful tourism event provides boost to Puerto Rico’s economy

Successful tourism event provides boost to Puerto Rico’s economy

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) stated today that the first edition of the International Tourism Expo (ETI) – Puerto Rico was a definite success.

Air Canada invests in improved premium product on its leisure airline

Air Canada invests in improved premium product on its leisure airline

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada today announced a number of product upgrades to benefit customers on its leisure airline, Air Canada rouge.

Enterprise Holdings expands into Saudi Arabia, wider Arabian Peninsula

Enterprise Holdings expands into Saudi Arabia, wider Arabian Peninsula

LONDON, England - Enterprise Holdings today announced its expansion into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the wider Arabian Peninsula through a partnership with the Al Jomaih Group, one of ...

Superyacht marina complex planned for San Juan, Puerto Rico

Superyacht marina complex planned for San Juan, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA), a public corporation and government instrumentality of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for ...

What you need to know about South Africa’s new laws when traveling with children

What you need to know about South Africa’s new laws when traveling with children

New laws about traveling with children come into effect on 1 June 2015.

Severe storms, flooding to continue in Texas and Oklahoma into Tuesday night

Severe storms, flooding to continue in Texas and Oklahoma into Tuesday night

Yet another round of storms is forecast fire up across parts of Texas and the southern Plains into Tuesday night with the risk of severe weather, including flash flooding.

Unique insight into millennial travelers

Unique insight into millennial travelers

The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation has launched the fourth report in its Millennial Traveler series: Festivals and the Millennial Traveler.

Arts Exhibition in Seychelles for FetAfrik to mark Africa Day 2015

Participation from mainland Africa Arts Exhibition in Seychelles for FetAfrik to mark Africa Day 2015

"Africa must work with Africa, if Africa is to be strong," is a statement often aired by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and on Monday this week, ...

Fraport AGM to be held on May 29 in Frankfurt-Höchst

Fraport AGM to be held on May 29 in Frankfurt-Höchst

Fraport AG will be welcoming shareholders to the company’s 14th regular Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, May 29, at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt-Höchst.

Millennial meeting planner sourcing habits revealed

Millennial meeting planner sourcing habits revealed

TYSONS CORNER, VA - Cvent, Inc, a cloud-based enterprise event management platform, recently surveyed more than 800 meeting planners to understand the generational differences between meeting ...

Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa Marsa Alam: “Sustainability is our business model”

Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa Marsa Alam: “Sustainability is our business model”

LOS ANGELES, California - The upscale 5-star Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa Marsa Alam is located at Abu Dabur Bay on Moreen Beach in Egypt.

Axiom Hotel introduces seamless and innovative design to San Francisco

Axiom Hotel introduces seamless and innovative design to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Opening in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square this fall, the Axiom Hotel (28 Cyril Magnin St.) is bringing its vision of contemporary and edgy design to life through ...

Industry veteran to help meet demand for new large-cabin aircraft

Industry veteran to help meet demand for new large-cabin aircraft

DALLAS, Texas - Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to a fleet of private jets, today announced that a 13-year veteran of the private aviation industry, will join the firm as Senior Vice ...

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