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Kempinski Seychelles Resort: New GM

Kempinski Seychelles Resort: New GM

After successfully leading Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea for two years, Masami Egami joins Kempinski Seychelles Resort – Baie Lazare as the new General Manager.

Wax Castle and Long Boat Race Festival 2014

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Wax Castle and Long Boat Race Festival 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is joining forces with the Sakon Nakhon Provincial Authorities and Sakon Nakhon Provincial Administration to stage this year’s Wax Castle Procession and ...

African Airlines Association event gathers pace

African Airlines Association event gathers pace

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

Several hundred airline professionals from the level of CEOs to middle management have started to sign up for the African Aviation Association (AFRAA)event, and senior officials from IATA and ...

Ethiopian Airlines: Major announcement expected

Ethiopian Airlines: Major announcement expected

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Ethiopian Airlines is expected to make a major announcement as early as this weekend over the future replacement of their narrow body fleet of B737-700/800NGs, and from reliable sources it will be ...

Ebola crisis: International community must do more to preven health catastrophe

UN Security Council on Ebola Ebola crisis: International community must do more to preven health catastrophe

As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra ...

EIBTM reveals themes for this year’s Knowledge Program

EIBTM reveals themes for this year’s Knowledge Program

EIBTM’s Knowledge Program is a major focus and is a hub of professional education with seminars, workshops and conference sessions that cover all of the topics that face the industry now and in ...

ACS supports development of SMEs in the region

Association of Caribbean States ACS supports development of SMEs in the region

PressRelease: PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) hosted a two-day Regional Workshop on Public Policies to ...

Travel destination: Darwin

Travel destination: Darwin

PressRelease: Darwin is a destination of balmy weather, eclectic food, and indigenous culture at outdoor festivals, waterfront restaurants, tropical parklands, and art ...

Resigning: PATA CEO Martin J. Craigs

Resigning: PATA CEO Martin J. Craigs

PATA CEO Marin J. Craigs is about to announce his resignation from his post at the Pacific Asia Travel Association.

Goa: Russians taking over local tourism trade

Goa: Russians taking over local tourism trade

MORJIM, India - Russians are present in almost all businesses related to tourism in the northern beaches of Goa such as Morjim, Mandrem, Ashvem and Arambol.

New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah

New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai’s luxury hotel scene keeps growing: This week, ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the construction of a new resort on the Palm Jumeirah ...

Australia  under terror attack

Isis to followers: Behead Australians - biggest counterterrorism operation in history Australia under terror attack

Blog: Australia is under a terror attack. Australia's biggest counter-terrorism operation in history is unfolding at this time.

Boeing: Congress leaves US exporters in limbo

Boeing: Congress leaves US exporters in limbo

CHICAGO, IL - Boeing issued the following statement today following House passage of a continuing resolution that temporarily reauthorizes the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank:

Anti-government sit-ins put a damper on tourism

Anti-government sit-ins put a damper on tourism

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The ongoing anti-government sit-ins organised by Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and extraordinary security measures have not only affected the local traders ...

UNWTO: International tourism surges in first half of 2014

UNWTO: International tourism surges in first half of 2014

MADRID, Spain - International tourist numbers grew 4.6 percent in the first half of 2014, boosted by strong growth in the Americas, Asia and parts of Europe, the World Tourism Organisation said ...

Texas, Plains next in line for Odile's torrential rain

Texas, Plains next in line for Odile's torrential rain

Soon after unloading torrential rain and causing life-threatening flooding in New Mexico and Arizona, heavy rain and the risk of flooding from Odile will spill onto Texas and parts of the southern ...

A62 Exclusive Amenities bring beauty with a conscience to Portugal

Sustainability in the hotel industry A62 Exclusive Amenities bring beauty with a conscience to Portugal

PressRelease: LOS ANGELES, California - A62 Exclusive Amenities SA provides environmentally friendly guest amenities at hotels and resorts in Portugal and at the same ...

Barbados elected Chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)

Barbados elected Chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Barbados has been elected Chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with the election as Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy.

Immediate ISIS terror threats US tourism targets like Las Vegas?

Immediate ISIS terror threats US tourism targets like Las Vegas?

Tourist destinations in the United States, like Las Vegas, may be on the attack list for the terror group ISIS.

Africa is open for business

Africa is open for business

KIGALI, Rwanda - Africa is open for business. This was the unanimous message from business and government leaders attending the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), in Kigali, Rwanda.

When in Cusco

Peru Travel and Tourism: When in Cusco

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

OpEd I am currently on my third day in Cusco, Peru, and I have to admit I’m still not quite acclimated just yet.

Testing time for tourism

Testing time for tourism

By Lakshman Ratnapala

Opinion: It is testing time for global tourism.

Association of Caribbean States: Disaster risk reduction

Association of Caribbean States: Disaster risk reduction

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Association of Caribbean States (ACS), through the Directorate of Disaster Risk Reduction, will host the 22nd Meeting of the Special Committee for Disaster ...

Hispanic heritage in the community

Hispanic heritage in the community

Southwest Airlines recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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