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Air travel system is broken - everyone gets that except airlines

Air travel system is broken - everyone gets that except airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation hearing on FAA ...

UNESCO: Half of world's languages will be gone by end of century

UNESCO: Half of world's languages will be gone by end of century

PARIS, France - UNESCO is predicting that half of all languages will be gone by the end of this century.

Lots of movement on WTM floor on day one in Sao Paulo

Lots of movement on WTM floor on day one in Sao Paulo

With a full comprehensive event program and almost 1,300 exhibitors on the show floor, there was a lot of movement during day one at WTM Latin America.

IATA: The need for global best practices in Brazil

IATA: The need for global best practices in Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the National Congress of Brazil to observe global best practices should it undertake an amendment of Brazil's laws ...

How to excel in exhibitions

How to excel in exhibitions

In a training session that was held on April 23, 2015 at the Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Administration, Group Managing Director of Conference & Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd., Mr.

ASTA welcomes new VP of Industry Affairs

American Society of Travel Agents ASTA welcomes new VP of Industry Affairs

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) announced today that it has appointed a new Vice President of Industry Affairs.

Airbus team making vital contributions to America’s Cup champion

Airbus team making vital contributions to America’s Cup champion

Following the announcement in 2014 of the innovation partnership between Airbus and ORACLE TEAM USA, the project has moved from the design offices to the open seas.

Sabre and Movida Rent a Car expand global e-commerce to agents and corporations booking trips to Brazil

Sabre and Movida Rent a Car expand global e-commerce to agents and corporations booking trips to Brazil

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation today announced the implementation of its leading distribution technology for Movida Rent a Car, the latest travel supplier in Brazil to benefit from Sabre's ...

Jumeirah Emirates Towers consistently achieves sustainable outcomes

Jumeirah Emirates Towers consistently achieves sustainable outcomes

LOS ANGELES, California - Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai graces the city skyline with its stunning architecture.

Fainted pasengers prompt steep descent, emergecy landing

Fainted pasengers prompt steep descent, emergecy landing

NEW YORK, NY - A SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut was diverted, descended steeply and made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday after three passengers lost consciousness.

Giant land tortoise will lead Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Giant land tortoise will lead Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

In 1972 a giant land tortoise paraded the streets of Victoria as part of the first carnival Seychelles ever organized.

UNICEO and The Meetings Show forge partnership

UNICEO and The Meetings Show forge partnership

LONDON England - The Meetings Show and UNICEO (United Networks of International Corporate Event Organizers) are working in partnership to increase the attendance of senior corporate buyers and ...

February 2015 passenger airline employment data released

February 2015 passenger airline employment data released

WASHINGTON, DC - US scheduled passenger airlines employed 388,983 workers in February 2015, 1.8 percent more than in February 2014, the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation ...

United announces record Q1 profit

United announces record Q1 profit

CHICAGO, Illinois – United Airlines (UAL) today reported first-quarter 2015 net income of $582 million, or $1.52 per diluted share, excluding $74 million of special items.

IATA: Improving safety and optimizing  air capacity in China

IATA: Improving safety and optimizing air capacity in China

BEIJING, China – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on China to continue strengthening safety and to optimize its airspace capacity further to reduce flight ...

Welcome to Reunion Island: LUX Resort

Welcome to Reunion Island: LUX Resort

LUX Hospitality Ltd. today announced the signature of two management contracts on Reunion Island with Hong Kong-based group Asian Prosperous Holding Ltd.

Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa - Tokyo, Japan

Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa - Tokyo, Japan

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has started new services to Tokyo Narita International Airport in April 21, 2015, in codeshare partnership with ...

Tourism: Seychelles and Zambia value the friendly ties they share

Tourism: Seychelles and Zambia value the friendly ties they share

Seychelles values the continued friendship of Zambia.

Earth Day message by Seychelles Tourism preaches sustainability as core value

Earth Day message by Seychelles Tourism preaches sustainability as core value

Seychelles is blessed with one of the most beautiful environments. The Seychellois people live, work, play, and invest in this most beautiful environment.

CTO Earth Day message

CTO Earth Day message

We have been blessed with a beautiful environment, in which to live, work and invest.

Mombasa Skal Congress: Hanging by a thread?

Mombasa Skal Congress: Hanging by a thread?

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

The 76th Skal International Congress, due to be held along the Diani coastline south of Mombasa from October 18-23, appears to be hanging by a mere thread now, according to information obtained ...

Recreational boating accidents – duty to warn of bad weather

Travel Law Recreational boating accidents – duty to warn of bad weather

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

This week we examine the duty to warn tourists of the possibility of bad weather which may have a negative impact upon their vacation experience.

Travel Law Update

Plunging tourist numbers raise tempers

Plunging tourist numbers raise tempers

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

“Did you see those figures?” asked a regular source from Nairobi yesterday, when the arrival details for the first quarter of 2015, compared with 2014 and 2013 came to light.

UN urges continued investment in fight against malaria

UN urges continued investment in fight against malaria

NEW YORK, NY - Although more investment and stronger coordination have helped the international community make significant inroads in the global fight against malaria, continued investment for ...

Tunisia, I am going there

Tunisia, I am going there

By Mario Masciullo, special to eTN

With the claim "Tunisia, io civado” (Tunisia, I am going there) among the testimonials from the Italian market, Ms.

And then there was Paris

Lights, Tourists, Action! And then there was Paris

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

Oscar Wilde said, “When good Americans die they go to Paris.” The good news is that we do not have to wait for this event!

Ministers: Ebola subsides, economic impact lingers

Ministers: Ebola subsides, economic impact lingers

WASHINGTON, DC - Finance ministers from three fragile states in sub-Saharan Africa said their economies were struggling to get back on track.

São Paulo to host 2017 World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse

São Paulo to host 2017 World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse

On March 25th, after a site visit to the city of São Paulo in Brasil, the Board of the IDA accepted the recommendation of the Site Selection Committee and selected the city as the host of its ...

MSC Cruises continues expansion in North America

MSC Cruises continues expansion in North America

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MSC Cruises, the world's fourth largest cruise line and largest privately-owned cruise company, announced that when MSC Divina – one of the cruise line's most ultra-modern ...

X-47B unmanned aircraft demonstrates first autonomous aerial refueling

X-47B unmanned aircraft demonstrates first autonomous aerial refueling

PATUXENT RIVER, MD - Northrop Grumman Corporation and the US Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) with the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) ...

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