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US airline coalition: Gulf carriers admit to massive subsidies

US airline coalition: Gulf carriers admit to massive subsidies

WASHINGTON, DC - The United Arab Emirates spent a staggering $7.8 billion to build an opulent, 11-story air terminal at Dubai International Airport for the sole benefit of its airline, Emirates, ...

GOL orders Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing 737-800s

GOL orders Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing 737-800s

SEATTLE, WA - Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for 15 of its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. ...

Venice mayor: No Gay Pride parades in my city, let them do it in Milan

Venice mayor: No Gay Pride parades in my city, let them do it in Milan

ROME, Italy - The mayor of Venice, who this month had a public row with British rock star Elton John over family values, has said he never wants to see a Gay Pride parade take place in the lagoon ...

Wildlife friendly skies initiative to combat shipping of blood ivory

Protecting tourism revenues Wildlife friendly skies initiative to combat shipping of blood ivory

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

“Wildlife trafficking is a serious crime that not only robs our people of their heritage but also endangers our tourism revenues,” said Kenya Airways CEO Mr.

Erika remains poorly organized

Official Bahamas Tourism communique on tropical storm Erika Erika remains poorly organized

NASSAU, The Bahamas – A tropical storm watch remains in effect for the southern and southeast Bahamas, which includes the islands of Inagua, Mayaguana, Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Island and ...

Switzerland’s top travel blogger raves about Reunion Island

Switzerland’s top travel blogger raves about Reunion Island

Swiss-based travel blogger, Solene, loves to travel and has over the last four years filed feature stories from 45 countries around the world, her latest destination having been Reunion Island, a ...

Record Korea arrivals highlight July in Guam

Record Korea arrivals highlight July in Guam

The Guam Visitors Bureau Research Department confirmed that more than 114,956 visitors enjoyed its beautiful island in July 2015.

Reunion Island’s tourism sector gears up for Top Resa

Reunion Island’s tourism sector gears up for Top Resa

Over 90 participants from Reunion’s tourism private sector and Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) are expected to head to Paris in a month to attend France’s largest tourism trade show, Top ...

Praslin all set for Culinary and Arts Fiesta in Seychelles

Best Praslin Island tourist event Praslin all set for Culinary and Arts Fiesta in Seychelles

In a few days, Seychelles will host another one of its much-loved events - the Praslin Culinary & Arts Fiesta.

Only On Guam campaign launches at tourism expo

Only On Guam campaign launches at tourism expo

With the Governor of Guam proclaiming next year as “Visit Guam 2016,” the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) jumpstarted a countdown to the best year to visit Guam with a Visit Guam 2016 Expo, held on ...

Notting Hill Carnival: Plan ahead on how to get there and back

Notting Hill Carnival: Plan ahead on how to get there and back

LONDON, England - Europe's biggest street carnival is this weekend, as thousands of revellers descend on the streets of Notting Hill for a party.

DoubleTree by Hilton expands presence in New York State

DoubleTree by Hilton expands presence in New York State

NANUET, NY & MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton debuts its newest New York offering today with DoubleTree by Hilton Nanuet, a modern 156-room hotel located near the Village of Nyack.

Avolon delivers one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Aeromexico

Avolon delivers one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Aeromexico

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, today announces the delivery of a fourth Boeing 737-800 to Aeromexico.

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg offers exclusive tours of Romero Britto’s exhibition

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg offers exclusive tours of Romero Britto’s exhibition

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg has partnered with Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, which will unveil “RomeroBritton: The Formula of Success” this September.

Guam welcomes inaugural Air Busan flight

Guam welcomes inaugural Air Busan flight

GVB, in partnership with the Guam International Airport Authority (GIAA), welcomed over 160 passengers aboard the inaugural Air Busan flight between Busan and Guam on the morning of July 23, ...

World Travel Market lines up Google and Yahoo! executives

World Travel Market lines up Google and Yahoo! executives

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to ...

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights: 25 years of scares, screams and terror

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights: 25 years of scares, screams and terror

ORLANDO, FL - This year, Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights will celebrate 25 years of scares, screams and terror by bringing back some of the most iconic and blood-curdling stories from ...

PATA launches study on tourism dispersal among young Asian travelers

PATA launches study on tourism dispersal among young Asian travelers

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has launched a new study focussing on the way young people from Northeast and Southeast Asia experience travel, and how the future ...

America's scariest attractions getting ready for 2015 Halloween season

America's scariest attractions getting ready for 2015 Halloween season

DETROIT, MI - America's most spine-chilling haunted attractions are getting ready to open for the 2015 Halloween season.

World Economic Forum announces new Board of Trustees

World Economic Forum announces new Board of Trustees

GENEVA, Switzerland – In accordance with the World Economic Forum’s new status as the international institution for public-private cooperation, as recognized by the Swiss Federal Council in ...

Turkish Airlines offers more foreign languages to transit passengers

Turkish Airlines offers more foreign languages to transit passengers

Turkish Airlines, the “Best European Airline”* for the fifth year in a row, continues to implement significant investments designed to bring the passenger experience to a new level.

Hong Kong Airlines launches Multi-Currency Pricing payment solution

Hong Kong Airlines launches Multi-Currency Pricing payment solution

HONG KONG - AsiaPay, the premier ePayment service and technology player in Asia and Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally-acclaimed Skytrax 4-star airline, have today announced a collaboration ...

Cologne Tourism: Dynamic growth at a high level

Cologne Tourism: Dynamic growth at a high level

COLOGNE, Germany - After double-digit growth last year, tourism continues to increase in Cologne from an already high level.

Starwood celebrates milestone opening of Sheraton Bucharest Hotel

Starwood celebrates milestone opening of Sheraton Bucharest Hotel

BUCHAREST, Romania - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced its market entry in Romania with the opening of the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, centrally located in one of the most ...

FAA dedicates runway pavement testing facility

FAA dedicates runway pavement testing facility

WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today dedicated its new National Airport Pavement & Materials Research Center at the William J.

Pyongyang International Airport: Is there Internet in "Internet room" ?

Pyongyang International Airport: Is there Internet in "Internet room" ?

Pyongyang’s new airport building has all the features international travellers expect, though some lose their lustre upon closer examination.

Suzhou proving to be China's highest quality MICE destination

Suzhou proving to be China's highest quality MICE destination

SUZHOU, China - Suzhou successfully hosted the 53th World Table Tennis Championships in the first half of this year.

Qatar Airways returns to Nagpur, India

Qatar Airways returns to Nagpur, India

DOHA, Qatar – Highlighting the importance of its ongoing expansion and commitment to the Indian market, Qatar Airways will be reinstating its non-stop flights to Nagpur, India, from Doha, ...

How an 86-year-old airline stays relevant with tomorrow's business travelers

How an 86-year-old airline stays relevant with tomorrow's business travelers

Starting with the fall 2015 semester, Delta Air Lines will launch alliances with nine universities across the country that go beyond traditional stadium signage to embed the airline and its ...

Cruise Critic: How to catch a cruise deal: 5 opportunities for all budgets

Cruise Critic: How to catch a cruise deal: 5 opportunities for all budgets

According to a recent survey of almost 6,000 UK cruisers conducted by Cruise Critic®, almost half of respondents (45%) spend between £1,000 - £2,000 on their cruise, while a quarter (25%) ...

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