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Hawaii tourist attraction damaged

Hawaii tourist attraction damaged

HONOLULU, Hawaii - This morning at around 7:45 am, a US naval ship collided with the dock of a national park attraction in Honolulu, Hawaii, famous for bringing in over 5,000 tourists every day to ...

South African Airways expands West Africa network, connects Washington, DC & Accra, Ghana

South African Airways expands West Africa network, connects Washington, DC & Accra, Ghana

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, will launch new nonstop service between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra's Kotoka ...

UN: Tanzania cholera epidemic improving but ‘significant challenges' remain

UN: Tanzania cholera epidemic improving but ‘significant challenges' remain

NEW YORK, NY - United Nations-backed containment measures aimed at stemming the deadly cholera epidemic in western Tanzania's Lake Tanganyika region appear to be working, the Organization's ...

Accor promotes gender equity for women in Thailand and across Asia Pacific

Accor promotes gender equity for women in Thailand and across Asia Pacific

One month after International Women’s Day, Accor celebrates the success of its Women at Accor Generation (WAAG) program, with news that another 20 women were put into Hotel Manager or General ...

Hertz names new executives to take care of customers

Hertz names new executives to take care of customers

ESTERO, Florida - The Hertz Corporation today announced that a new Vice President, Customer Experience, and Vice President, Customer Care and Contact Centers have been appointed.

Seychelles joins the world in celebrating first Yoga Day

Seychelles joins the world in celebrating first Yoga Day

Seychelles will be joining the rest of the world to celebrate for the first time the International Day of Yoga on June 21 this year.

Utah boasts most expensive hotel in the world

Utah boasts most expensive hotel in the world

NEW YORK, NY - The most expensive hotel in the world is located in Utah, according to a recent survey from Luxury-Hotels.com.

Hampton by Hilton launches Framing Memories Campaign

Hampton by Hilton launches Framing Memories Campaign

MCLEAN, VA - Beginning May 21 through June 19, Hampton by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s global brand with more than 2,000 mid-priced hotels, is launching Framing Memories, a campaign designed to ...

Connecting with Seychelles means connecting with Africa

Connecting with Seychelles means connecting with Africa

The Africa Prosperity Conference brings together the members of the African Chambers of Commerce and business associations.

FAA to fine FedEx $58, 600 for alleged hazardous material violations

FAA to fine FedEx $58, 600 for alleged hazardous material violations

ATLANTA, GA — The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $58,600 civil penalty against FedEx Corp.

Helsinki latest city to introduce Leisure Pass Group sightseeing card technology

Helsinki latest city to introduce Leisure Pass Group sightseeing card technology

HELSINKI, Finland - Helsinki has become the 15th city to introduce the Leisure Pass Operating System (LPOS) as the management platform for its city sightseeing card.

Corinthia Hotel London wins prestigious US and UK awards

Corinthia Hotel London wins prestigious US and UK awards

The five-star Corinthia Hotel in London continues to gather prestigious awards and establish itself among the city’s finest hotels.

UNWTO Conference to address quality in Mediterranean tourism

UNWTO Conference to address quality in Mediterranean tourism

The ability to offer a high-quality experience is a crucial element for tourism competitiveness in Mediterranean destinations.

Meeting point for believers in tourism through heritage of Africa

Seychelles Tourism Meeting point for believers in tourism through heritage of Africa

Seychelles celebrated Africa Day and FetAfrik 2015 bringing together scholars in tourism and heritage studies from Seychelles, Madagascar, Reunion, Zambia, and Ghana to identify existing ...

InterContinental Madrid a landmark hotel with 21st century sustainability

InterContinental Madrid a landmark hotel with 21st century sustainability

LOS ANGELES, California - An 18th century palace was the inspiration behind the InterContinental Madrid, a landmark hotel built in 1953.

Seychelles Minister: Tourism remains a vital industry

Seychelles Minister: Tourism remains a vital industry

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, said that tourism remains a vital industry in today's troubled world.

Statue of Liperty? Heathrow's towering Statue of Liberty replica made of lipstick

Statue of Liperty? Heathrow's towering Statue of Liberty replica made of lipstick

LONDON, England - The Statue of Liberty, one of the most iconic landmarks in the world and home to Heathrow’s most popular destination, has undergone a dramatic cosmetic transformation ...

FAA to study emotional and mental health of US commercial pilots

FAA to study emotional and mental health of US commercial pilots

WASHINGTON, DC - The FAA is working with the commercial aviation and medical communities to study the emotional and mental health of U.S. commercial pilots.

Sun Siyam Chairman predicts exciting new era for Maldivian hospitality

Sun Siyam Chairman predicts exciting new era for Maldivian hospitality

MALÉ, Maldives – The Chairman and Managing Director of Sun Siyam, Mr Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, recently announced bold new plans to expand his luxury hospitality brand in the Maldives and ...

PATA joins hands with Nepal's tourism fraternity to prepare tourism recovery plan

PATA joins hands with Nepal's tourism fraternity to prepare tourism recovery plan

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has taken the initiative to help and support the bounce back campaign for Nepal’s Tourism Industry.

Etihad Airways supports 23,400 US jobs, contributes $2.9 billion to US economy

Etihad Airways supports 23,400 US jobs, contributes $2.9 billion to US economy

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will contribute US$2.9 billion to the US economy and support 23,400 American jobs this year, according to new research by the ...

Heathrow commentary on queen's speech

Heathrow commentary on queen's speech

Following today's queen's speech, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye provided commenatry on the government's priorities:

Infrastructure investment and rebalancing the economy

Vanilla Air Alliance - Statement by the Minister for Transport

Vanilla Air Alliance - Statement by the Minister for Transport

The official announcement made today by the Indian Ocean Commission is most welcomed and follows technical meetings between our respective national air carriers and at a political level, ...

Vivid Sydney sets the city aglow

Vivid Sydney sets the city aglow

Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, lit up the harbor city tonight as the much-anticipated annual 18-day event, on this year from May 22 to June 8, got ...

Birth certificate rule: Critical voice by Association of Southern African Travel Agents

Birth certificate rule: Critical voice by Association of Southern African Travel Agents

Despite continuous effort by ASATA (Association of Southern African Travel Agents) and its industry colleagues at SATSA (Southern African Tourism Services Association) and BARSA (Board of Airline ...

Lufthansa appointment: Josef Bogdanski  new Chief Information Officer Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa appointment: Josef Bogdanski new Chief Information Officer Lufthansa Group

Josef Bogdanski is the new Chief Information Officer/Chief Process Officer of the Lufthansa Group.

He is responsible for the global IT and process management of the Aviation Group.

Corruption, FIFA arrests in Zurich and Qatar World Cup - it all comes together today

Corruption, FIFA arrests in Zurich and Qatar World Cup - it all comes together today

Six high-ranking FIFA exectutives were arrested by Swiss police today after corruption indictments were filed by US authorities.

Vanilla Islands zone airlines ready for ground-breaking cooperation agreements

Seychelles, Air Mauritius, Air Madagascar and Air Austral agree Vanilla Islands zone airlines ready for ground-breaking cooperation agreements

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

Among the signatories will be Air Seychelles, Air Mauritius, Air Madagascar and Air Austral.

Hawaiian Airlines drops Sendai flights

Hawaiian Airlines drops Sendai flights

Filling only about one-third of the seats on its flights to Sendai, Japan, Hawaiian Airlines has announced it will stop flying to this city in September of this year.

African airline joins the big league

African airline joins the big league

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

IATA’s Vice President for Africa, Mr.

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