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New plans to keep Uzbekistan Airways flying to Pakistan

Uzbekistan Airways in 2013 suspended flight operations from Pakistan due to less load issue, but now a plan has been chalked out to keep smooth operation intact in future.

Seychelles Tourism closes year on a high note

Growth was recorded in several key emerging markets for Seychelles Tourism, such as China with 4%, and India, having surpassed the 10,000 mark finishing at 10,916 representing a 41% growth.

UNWTO Secretary General candidate: We are one tourism family

Last night at the Brazilian Embassy in Madrid, Marcio Favilla, Executive Director of the UNWTO, launched his candidacy to become UNWTO´s Secretary General, and Alain St Ange from the Seychelles ...

Seychelles Tourism delegation in Madrid for trade fair

Sustainable Tourism for Development was actually the leitmotif of this 37th staging of FITUR, where participating countries have been able to see the efforts the tourism industry are making to ...

Seychelles Tourism organizes activities ahead of Air Seychelles launch to Durban

On behalf of Air Seychelles, an event was attended by the airlines’ GM for Sales, Distribution and Corporate Affairs, Maja Gedosev, Head of International Sales, Cindy Vidot and Internal ...

Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships for Carnival Corporation

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A.

New passenger train service between Nairobi and Mombasa to take just 4 1/2 hours

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

Kenya will become the first country in Africa to receive brand new long-distance passenger trains in February of this year.

New York Yankee explores New Zealand's largest city

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), the economic growth agency for the Auckland region, has recently revealed that New York Yankees short stop Didi Gregorius has covered all ...

Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade celebrating 22nd year with most extensive performance line-up

Organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the 2017 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is celebrating its 22nd year with its most extensive performance line-up ...

Boeing responds to IAM filing second petition to unionize Boeing South Carolina

Boeing was notified today that the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board a second time for a union election at the company's North ...

INVESTOUR 2017 convenes more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR

INVESTOUR, a unique platform for tourism businesses from Africa and Europe to meet has convened more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR, the Spanish Tourism Fair.

loop 2017 - perfect chance for international luxury tourism suppliers to enter German market

Only few peoples in the world are said to be as keen travelers as the Germans.

UNWTO begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain presided over the event celebrating the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, organized by the World Tourism Organization ...

Vietjet announces new Hanoi-Singapore route

Vietjet has announced its latest international route connecting Hanoi and Singapore with tickets priced from only RM99.

Dream Cruises' inaugural ship to homeport year-round in Singapore

Dream Cruises, announces its inaugural vessel, Genting Dream, to be home ported year-round in Singapore starting from 3 December 2017.

Beyond the China Ivory Trade

Kaddu Sebunya, President African Wildlife Foundation

The recent announcement by the central government of China to ban all domestic ivory trade and processing by the end of 2017 offers a glimmer of real optimism in the fight against elephant ...

Abu Dhabi - Maldives increased flight frequency

Etihad Airways today announced four additional weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi – Malé route, increasing frequency to the idyllic Maldives to 11 services a week between 1 July and 17 ...

Earthquake strikes Solomon Islands

At 23:04:21 UTC today at a depth of 33 kilometers, an earthquake struck the Solomon Islands, known as a very active quake zone.

The greenng of Kenya Tourism

Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

The East Africa Community states are currently ranked between number 120 to 128 in the Global SDG Index. For all these states, tourism is a key economic driver.

Hospitality guru named to Kempinski Villa Rosa

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Mr. Kees Heuveling has been named as the new General Manager of the Villa Rosa Kempinski. Kees is not new to the Kempinski brand.

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister pledges renewal and reform if elected UNWTO Secretary General

"In a very real sense, my candidature – Africa’s candidature – is premised on a commitment to bring about renewal and reform of our organization.

More than 700 rooms to be added to Jamaica’s hotel stock

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister signed an agreement with the CEO of the Excellence Group, Antonio Montaner – Ferrer and the group’s Country Manager for Jamaica, Rafael Matas, to build two hotels ...

Dr. Mzembi makes emotional case in bid for UNWTO Secretary General

Your Excellencies; Honorable Ministers; Ambassadors and Members of the Diplomatic Corps; a very special salutation to His Excellency, Dr Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the UNWTO; UNWTO ...

Landmark Machu Picchu hotel celebrates 10th anniversary in 2017

In keeping with its recent major renovation stressing historic Peruvian and Andean themes, in conjunction with its 10-year anniversary in 2017, Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel has created an evocative ...

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