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The year 2014 for flydubai

The year 2014 for flydubai

flydubai in its fifth year of operation, today announced its Annual Results for 2014 and reported a net profit of AED 250 million (US$68 million) an increase of 12.3% compared to 2013 with total ...

Etihad Airways and CIRTA Electro Mechanical and Maintenance

Etihad Airways and CIRTA Electro Mechanical and Maintenance

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and CIRTA Electro Mechanical and Maintenance, a Khalifa Fund member, have signed an AED 8 million agreement that will see CIRTA ...

Analyzed: Recovery of German outbound travel

Analyzed: Recovery of German outbound travel

By Recovering: German outbound travel

During the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Chapter Meeting at ITB Berlin in Germany this week, experts that monitors future travel patterns by analyzing 70m booking transactions a day and ...

Air Berlin: New fare concept for short- and medium-haul routes

Air Berlin: New fare concept for short- and medium-haul routes

A new fare concept for short- and medium-haul routes is starting on May 5 as airberlin offers a sneak preview starting March 4 with 1 million tickets starting from 44 euros.

Air Berlin: New market leading fare concept and a key focus on passengers

Air Berlin: New market leading fare concept and a key focus on passengers

airberlin will align itself more closely to the needs of its customers and capitalize on the skills, the experience, and motivation of its employees.

Hilton Worldwide announces first hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Hilton Worldwide announces first hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Hilton Worldwide, the world's fastest-growing hospitality company, today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Africa Hospitality Investments to open the full-service DoubleTree by ...

Interview: Brand USA - the value of partnerships

Interview: Brand USA - the value of partnerships

(eTN) - eTN had the opportunity to interview Tom Garzilli, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Brand USA.

Kenya still got what it takes, wedding bells included

Kenya still got what it takes, wedding bells included

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

When the 2015 edition of the world’s largest tourism trade and consumer show, ITB in Berlin, goes underway in 24 hours, no doubt many of the Kenyan delegation will look at the initials and ...

Antalya named Turkey's leading convention tourism destination

Antalya named Turkey's leading convention tourism destination

ANTALYA, Turkey - Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya, an international tourism destination with numerous facilities, has become the country’s leading convention tourism city, according ...

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO gives live TV interview in UK

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO gives live TV interview in UK

The Seychelles Tourism Board’s CEO, Sherin Naiken, completed the first day of several PR meetings and interviews in the United Kingdom, with a live interview on CNN’s Quest Means Business on ...

Changing demand among UK's most frequent business travelers revealed

Changing demand among UK's most frequent business travelers revealed

LONDON, England - Business travel spend is set to increase during 2015 but new research from Priority Pass reveals changing expectations amongst the UK's most frequent business travelers.

Madonna's 35 city 'Rebel Heart' Tour announced for North America and Europe

Madonna's 35 city 'Rebel Heart' Tour announced for North America and Europe

NEW YORK, NY - The list of Madonna concert dates for her highly anticipated 35-city 'Rebel Heart' Tour were officially announced today by Live Nation with the opening night scheduled for August 29 ...

Starwood Hotels launches new "ProMeetings" app

Starwood Hotels launches new "ProMeetings" app

STAMFORD, CT - Meeting planners can now manage events on-site, right from the palm of their hand, thanks to a powerful new app launched today by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Tottori Airport reopens as Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport

Tottori Airport reopens as Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport

TOTTORI, Japan - Tottori airport reopened as Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport on March 1 and the Tottori prefectural government held a ceremony to mark its renewal opening.

NC Museum Of Natural Sciences ranked state's most visited historic attraction

NC Museum Of Natural Sciences ranked state's most visited historic attraction

MATTHEWS, NC - For the second time in three years, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh again ranks as the State's most visited historic attraction.

National Press Club statement on update on legal representation for Jason Rezaian

National Press Club statement on update on legal representation for Jason Rezaian

WASHINGTON, DC - Recently the National Press Club received the following statement from the family of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post Tehran Bureau Chief currently being held in prison in Iran. ...

Firsts for Reunion Island: hotel attains EU Ecolabel & FB page exceeds 10,000

Firsts for Reunion Island: hotel attains EU Ecolabel & FB page exceeds 10,000

Created by the European Commission in 2003, the European Ecolabel is a unique label, formally recognized at the European level and useable in all member states of the European Union.

Choice Hotels International honors its top hotels

Choice Hotels International honors its top hotels

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc is honoring the highest rated properties within its portfolio of more than 6,300 franchised hotels around the world by announcing the winners of ...

Now accepting entries: World Responsible Tourism Awards

Now accepting entries: World Responsible Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses, organizations, initiatives and destinations across the industry are now being invited to submit themselves for consideration in the World Responsible Tourism 2015 awards at ...

Chanticleer Holdings appoints new VP to head development in Europe, Middle East & Africa

Chanticleer Holdings appoints new VP to head development in Europe, Middle East & Africa

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, USA – Chanticleer Holdings, Inc., owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced today the appointment of a new Vice ...

Chairman of ResortCom International resigns

Chairman of ResortCom International resigns

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA – “With the untimely passing of my dear colleague and President of ResortCom, Alex Marxer, it became abundantly clear that life is short and should ultimately be ...

Carnival strengthens position in New Orleans with expansion of short cruise program

Carnival strengthens position in New Orleans with expansion of short cruise program

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Line will expand capacity on its four- and five-day short cruise program from New Orleans by 34 percent when Carnival Triumph replaces Carnival Elation on this schedule ...

Abu Dhabi expects 50 percent increase in number of cruise tourists

Abu Dhabi expects 50 percent increase in number of cruise tourists

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - An increase of 25 percent in cruise liners calling at Zayed Port will help to lift the number of cruise tourists by 50 percent this season.

French cuisine being celebrated in Seychelles

Foodie tourists celebrate French cuisine being celebrated in Seychelles

On March 19, for the first time ever, Seychelles will honor its European roots and take part in “Goût de France/Good France,” a French culinary event celebrated around the world.

Courtyard by Marriott Partners with National Academy Foundation to launch Success for Youth program

Courtyard by Marriott Partners with National Academy Foundation to launch Success for Youth program

BETHESDA, MD - Courtyard by Marriott is excited to announce a national partnership with National Academy Foundation (NAF) launching its Success for Youth program that activates its commitment made ...

Meliá Hotels International to sell seven of its largest resort hotels in Spain

Meliá Hotels International to sell seven of its largest resort hotels in Spain

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain - Meliá Hotels International has reported to the Spanish Stock Exchange Commission a binding agreement in which a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group will take ...

Queen Elizabeth II will become “Godmother” to P&O Cruises’ newest ship

Queen Elizabeth II will become “Godmother” to P&O Cruises’ newest ship

CHICAGO, IL & SOUTHAMPTON, England - P&O Cruises invites the world to view the naming of the Britannia, Britain’s largest and most glamorous cruise ship.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to grow portfolio by more than 40 new hotels across Europe

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to grow portfolio by more than 40 new hotels across Europe

BERLIN, Germany - From the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced it is on track to open more than 40 new hotels and ...

Second Hyatt Regency-branded hotel enhances Dubai’s iconic skyline

Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights officially opens Second Hyatt Regency-branded hotel enhances Dubai’s iconic skyline

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), marking the fifth Hyatt-branded hotel in the city.

Fraport and Messe Frankfurt offer new premium transfer services for Frankfurt Airport passengers

Visitors to international trade fairs in Frankfurt Fraport and Messe Frankfurt offer new premium transfer services for Frankfurt Airport passengers

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has partnered with Messe Frankfurt GmbH – the company that runs the huge trade fair grounds in downtown Frankfurt – to launch two ...

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