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Meetings Africa Exhibition: South Africa-Seychelles ministerial meeting

Meetings Africa Exhibition: South Africa-Seychelles ministerial meeting

The Seychelles’ stand at the “Meetings Africa Exhibition” being held at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, received a visit by South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, the Honorable ...

Cambodia’s deputy prime minister caught lying about tourism?

Exploitation of children through tourism, UNWTO, UNESCO and the Prime Minister's denial Cambodia’s deputy prime minister caught lying about tourism?

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The first-ever joint World Conference on Tourism and Culture by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization ...

Starwood Asia Pacific continues growth momentum with new destinations and brand debuts

Starwood Asia Pacific continues growth momentum with new destinations and brand debuts

MELBOURNE, Australia – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc is set to continue its expansion momentum across Asia-Pacific backed by a strong pipeline and comprehensive guest and customer ...

Extraordinary efforts to eradicate Ebola cases

Extraordinary efforts to eradicate Ebola cases

GENEVA – "I was very much touched by the story of Sherrie, an Ebola survivor and founder of 'The Rescue Team' in Port Loko district," said Dr.

Typhoid outbreak in Kampala: threat to tourists?

Typhoid outbreak in Kampala: threat to tourists?

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

The number of officially acknowledged typhoid cases has now risen to over 500 across some parts of Kampala.

Hotel built by Quakers to stand the test of time

Hotel History: Mohonk Mountain House Hotel built by Quakers to stand the test of time

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS

A spectacular natural setting in the heart of a 26,000-acre area in the Shawangunk Mountains makes the Mohonk Mountain House one of the most popular resorts in the United States.

Montenegro Airlines launches fresh talks with Etihad

Montenegro Airlines launches fresh talks with Etihad

Montenegro Airlines, which has been shortlisted for privatization this year, is eyeing closer ties with Etihad Airways and has recently launched fresh talks with the Emirati carrier.

Tourism + culture = identity, an essential equation

Tourism + culture = identity, an essential equation

By Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group

“Culture has a direct role in securing one’s roots – it is a bond that dramatically leads to conservation, safeguarding tangible and intangible heritage” - HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin ...

Poll: President Obama's ratings remain up from previous months

Poll: President Obama's ratings remain up from previous months

NEW YORK, NY - Last month, many polls – including this one – noted improving attitudes on President Obama's job performance, both before and after the State of the Union address.

ADMEI elects new Board of Directors

ADMEI elects new Board of Directors

During its annual meeting and conference in Los Cabos, Mexico, the Association of Destination Management Executives elected the 2015 board of directors and its first president outside North ...

Fiji Airways announces highest-ever operating profits

Fiji Airways announces highest-ever operating profits

NADI, Fiji - Fiji Airways Group reported record-breaking revenue and passenger numbers for the fiscal year, announcing an increase in operating profits from 2013.

One-third of a billion dollars: That’s a lot of travel industry deals

World Travel Market Latin America One-third of a billion dollars: That’s a lot of travel industry deals

World Travel Market Latin America, the event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, will generate business deals in excess of $341 million (£206 ...

Barbados tourism returns to growth path

Barbados tourism returns to growth path

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados’ tourism sector has begun to show signs of growth.

Series of Western Storms to cause delays for travelers

Series of Western Storms to cause delays for travelers

Storms will continue to affect the West through this weekend and into next week with rounds of precipitation for some needy areas as well as delays for travelers.

Ski resorts: Switzerland boasts most expensive resort in Europe

Ski resorts: Switzerland boasts most expensive resort in Europe

The Verbier resort, located in southwestern Switzerland, is the most expensive ski resort in Europe, according to a new survey conducted by French travel website allovoyages.fr.

Wanted in Paradise: Seychelles on BBC2 this Wednesday

Wanted in Paradise: Seychelles on BBC2 this Wednesday

Images of stunning Seychelles will beam across TV screens in the UK on Wednesday evening in the new BBC series “Wanted in Paradise.”

The Seychelles episode will be on at 19:00 on ...

American Airlines: Aviation disaster in the making?

American Airlines: Aviation disaster in the making?

It's the largest airline in the United States. Every day tens of thousands of Americans, foreigners, tourists, visitors, and business travelers trust this airline with their life.

Mövenpick Hotel Egerkingen co-exists with nature

Mövenpick Hotel Egerkingen co-exists with nature

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Hotel Egerkingen, located in greenery, sits on a rise with fabulous panoramic views over the Swiss Central Plateau and Alps.

Taiwan awarded Best of Show at Los Angeles Travel Show

Taiwan awarded Best of Show at Los Angeles Travel Show

LOS ANGELES, CA – The nation’s largest travel show, the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, returned to the Long Beach Convention Center over the weekend on February 21-22.

Flight prices to most popular Spring Break travel destinations down from 2014

Flight prices to most popular Spring Break travel destinations down from 2014

BELLEVUE, WA - It's finally time to pack away the puffy coats and embrace Spring Break season, typically falling between the beginning of March and mid-April.

Enterprise launches in Denmark

Enterprise launches in Denmark

LONDON, England - Continuing its expansion into Europe, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has launched in Denmark through a new joint venture between two well-established Danish businesses.

Bryan Adams announces US dates for Reckless 30th Anniversary Tour

Bryan Adams announces US dates for Reckless 30th Anniversary Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA - Multi-platinum selling recording artist Bryan Adams will be plugging in once again and hitting the road with his full band in April to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his ...

Flight attendant union continues to push for better air quality

Flight attendant union continues to push for better air quality

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is pushing for improved air quality in aircraft cabins to protect both the crew and the passengers.

Corinthia Hotel Budapest launches “The Grand Budapest Hotel” package celebrating movie Oscar

Corinthia Hotel Budapest launches “The Grand Budapest Hotel” package celebrating movie Oscar

Corinthia Hotel Budapest, originally the Grand Hotel Royal, launches a new package to celebrate the Oscar success of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and cinematic past and present of Hungary’s ...

Travel leaders welcome Peru to Global Entry program

Travel leaders welcome Peru to Global Entry program

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement Tuesday applauding Peru's inclusion in US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Global Entry ...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts strengthens Dubai portfolio

Starwood Hotels & Resorts strengthens Dubai portfolio

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (NYSE:HOT) today announced an agreement with wasl hospitality & leisure LLC, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, to debut the ...

JAL introduces new spring menu

Japan Airlines JAL introduces new spring menu

Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing high quality inflight meals on North America, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia routes under the meal service concept of "JAL BEDD SKY AUBERGE," your ...

Qatar Airways strengthens codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways

Qatar Airways strengthens codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has strengthened its relationship with Bangkok Airways with the addition of further code-share routes.

Dubai-Baghdad: Back in business

Dubai-Baghdad: Back in business

Emirates will restart passenger flights to Baghdad from March 1, 2015. The airline suspended operations to the capital on January 26.

Qatar Airways part of the high-level Qatari-Japanese Economic Forum

Qatar Airways part of the high-level Qatari-Japanese Economic Forum

TOKYO, Japan – Qatar Airways has reaffirmed its commitment to its Japanese routes and denied the recent rumors of withdrawing from Japan following participation in the high-level Qatari-Japanese ...

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