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UN chief: Caribbean states 'lighting path' towards sustainable future

UN chief: Caribbean states 'lighting path' towards sustainable future

NEW YORK, NY - This is a year for global action, with international community in the final stretch of preparing a transformative post-2015 agenda for sustainable development that will be agreed in ...

Heat wave: Frankfurt Airport’s mobile drinks service helps airport staff stay cool

Heat wave: Frankfurt Airport’s mobile drinks service helps airport staff stay cool

The heat is on at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) as the “Annelie” high-temperature weather system moves through Germany, including the central state of Hesse where Frankfurt is located.

UN flags importance of staying vigilant as Ebola resurfaces in Liberia

UN flags importance of staying vigilant as Ebola resurfaces in Liberia

NEW YORK, NY - The World Health Organization (WHO) today reported that Ebola had resurfaced in Liberia after a teenager who died earlier this week tested positive for the disease in the West ...

UNESCO World Heritage Monuments of Kathmandu Valley reopen for tourists

UNESCO World Heritage Monuments of Kathmandu Valley reopen for tourists

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The UNESCO World Heritage Monuments of the Kathmandu Valley here reopened for tourists after the 24/5 earthquake that partially damaged these centuries-old palaces and ...

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival begins today

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival begins today

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival officially kicks off today.

Athens today: A city of protests

Athens today: A city of protests

Saturday will be the day of truth in Greece. Today, Athens is a city of protests having thousands of concerned Greek citizens in downtown Athens. Protests are for the most part orderly.

New York to Havana now nonstop on major airline

New York to Havana now nonstop on major airline

Sun Country Airlines, has been offering direct flights between JFK and Havana for several months. JetBlue is the first major carrier to do so.

New terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

New terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and Tibah Airports Development Company today announced the opening of the new terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) ...

Cholera kills hundreds in South Sudan, 5000 children at risk

Cholera kills hundreds in South Sudan, 5000 children at risk

It's a human disaster in this new East African country.

Dutch youth causing unrest in The Netherlands capital city The Hague

Dutch youth causing unrest in The Netherlands capital city The Hague

Visitors to the Dutch Capital City, The Hague, should be aware of ongoing unrests and a curfew in place.

Opening: Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Opening: Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Carlson Rezidor further strengthens its portfolio in Africa by announcing the Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel in Brazzaville, capital city of the Republic of Congo.

Malaysia wants an international tribunal to bring closure to MH17

Malaysia wants an international tribunal to bring closure to MH17

Malaysia wants to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 killing all 298 people on board.

Travel alert: Dangerous wild animals are attacking tourists at Yellowstone National Park

Travel alert: Dangerous wild animals are attacking tourists at Yellowstone National Park

US park officials at Yellowstone National Park want visiting tourists to be careful and stay away from Bison.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the winner

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the winner

Air Transport Research Society released the results of its annual benchmarking study of commercial airports in Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and North America.

Sedona, Arizona: First Destination to be awarded to join THE LIST

Sedona, Arizona: First Destination to be awarded to join THE LIST

eTurboNews (eTN) has awarded its first destination to be added to THE LIST. The award goes to Sedona, Arizona, USA.

Global experts and researchers on air transport gather in Singapore

Global experts and researchers on air transport gather in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) announced that over 250 participants from around the world have gathered at the 19th World Air Transport Conference, held from 2 to 5 July ...

Australian low-cost airline cancels Bali flights

Australian low-cost airline cancels Bali flights

MELBOURNE, Australia - Budget Australian airline Jetstar has cancelled Australian flights in and out of Bali after a volcanic eruption.

Hertz confirms ending its partnership with Ryanair

Hertz confirms ending its partnership with Ryanair

LONDON, England - The Hertz Corporation has said that despite lengthy discussions regarding a contractual dispute it regrets that it had to end its car hire agreement with Ryanair.

Over 89 million Americans will "Travel Like a Local" this summer

Over 89 million Americans will "Travel Like a Local" this summer

WASHINGTON, DC - As Americans are into their summer travel, nearly 89 million (57 percent) who plan to vacation in a U.S.

US restaurants add 30,000 jobs in June

US restaurants add 30,000 jobs in June

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends from today's Department of Labor jobs report:

New Ebola cases reported in 'Ebola-free' Liberia

New Ebola cases reported in 'Ebola-free' Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia - After 45 days of no new Ebola cases, Liberian health officials had declared the country Ebola-free in May.

A pink fleet takes over Victoria Harbor

A pink fleet takes over Victoria Harbor

HONG KONG - Breast cancer survivors hailing from Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and the UK will compete in the International Breast Cancer Survivor Championship in the Hong Kong Dragon ...

Tourists shocked by doubled visa fees in Uganda

Tourists shocked by doubled visa fees in Uganda

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

Clearly not to be outdone by the Kenyan folly which now demands Visa in advance, to be applied and paid for via a website with the processing taking at least a week, hence ruling out any last ...

Southwest Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendants

Southwest Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendants

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants.

Melbourne's knowledge economy securing new business and driving growth

Melbourne's knowledge economy securing new business and driving growth

MELBOURNE, Australia - Brainpower is positioning Melbourne on the world stage, attracting lucrative business events and helping drive the Victorian economy by supporting jobs growth, ...

Air China launches third daily nonstop Los Angeles - Beijing service

Air China launches third daily nonstop Los Angeles - Beijing service

LOS ANGELES, CA - Air China officials and China-bound passengers at Tom Bradley International Terminal welcomed the arrival of the inaugural flight of the airline’s third daily nonstop service ...

New landmark hotel opens on Okinawa Island

New landmark hotel opens on Okinawa Island

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in collaboration with Ken Corporation and Ken Real Estate Lease, Ltd, today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa—the first hotel under a ...

Copenhagen 13th most popular destination for international congresses

Copenhagen 13th most popular destination for international congresses

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - According to the latest published report from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA), Copenhagen is the world's 13th most popular destination for ...

See for yourself how Hawaii tourism is doing

See for yourself how Hawaii tourism is doing

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has released video market updates from each of its global contractors for North America and Hawaii.

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