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Lufthansa launches restaurant service on long-haul flights

Lufthansa launches restaurant service on long-haul flights

COLOGNE, Germany - From August onwards, passengers in the Lufthansa Business Class can look forward to a completely new service on board long-haul flights.

Machu Picchu: It's not the number of tourists, it's how tourist flow is managed

Machu Picchu: It's not the number of tourists, it's how tourist flow is managed

Lima, Peru: On a daily basis, the Machu Picchu Archaeological Site welcomes about 3,300 tourists, which represents almost 1 million visitors to the Sanctuary per year.

AirAsia launches direct Kuala Lumpur-Sapporo flight

AirAsia launches direct Kuala Lumpur-Sapporo flight

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - AirAsia X is to launch 4 times weekly direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sapporo, Japan, on 1 October 2015.

Emirates: Passengers traveling to and from Australia could face delays

Emirates: Passengers traveling to and from Australia could face delays

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - UAE airline Emirates is warning passengers traveling to and from Australia on Monday they could face delays as Australian immigration and border protection employees ...

Multicultural makeover: Abu Dhabi hires East European drivers

Multicultural makeover: Abu Dhabi hires East European drivers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - In an attempt to reflect the UAE’s diverse society, some of the newest taxi driver recruits in the capital include people from Eastern Europe, a Centre for ...

Shaikh Mohammad inspects Dubai International Airport

Shaikh Mohammad inspects Dubai International Airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inspected a number of facilities at the Dubai ...

Deadly stunt at Russian air show: Pilot killed in helicopter crash

Deadly stunt at Russian air show: Pilot killed in helicopter crash

MOSCOW, Russia - A Mi-28N military helicopter has crashed near Russia’s Ryazan during an aerobatics display. One of the two pilots has died according to Russia’s Defense Ministry.

Global accord to combat illegal fishing gaining momentum

Global accord to combat illegal fishing gaining momentum

NEW YORK, NY - Thirteen additional countries need to ratify an agreement brokered by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to combat illegal fishing by blocking ports to ships ...

Ebola: WHO announces possible ‘game changer' vaccine

Ebola: WHO announces possible ‘game changer' vaccine

NEW YORK, NY - Having achieved its “core objective” of scaling up global action to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response will ...

Travel manual in Hebrew launched by Seychelles Tourism Board

Travel manual in Hebrew launched by Seychelles Tourism Board

The Seychelles Tourism Board used the working visit in Israel by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, to launch their latest travel manual which has now been ...

VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa participates at luxury tourism fair loop 2016

VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa participates at luxury tourism fair loop 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany - From April 13-13, 2016, Frankfurt will transform into a mecca for the international luxury tourism industry.

Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian launch enhanced level of oneworld cooperation

Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian launch enhanced level of oneworld cooperation

Qatar Airways has further enhanced its ties with oneworld partner Royal Jordanian, through the launch of a new codeshare agreement, which is set to further expand travel opportunities for both ...

First UN resolution on wildlife trafficking

First UN resolution on wildlife trafficking

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director Achim Steiner released the following statement after the UN General Assembly which adopted its first-ever resolution on wildlife ...

B777 aircraft door found: Reunion Island remains the center of the MH 370 mystery

B777 aircraft door found: Reunion Island remains the center of the MH 370 mystery

Last week a part of an airplane wing was discovered on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Skal International launches Krabi club

Skal International launches Krabi club

The newly-launched Skal International Club in Krabi, Thailand, has been welcomed by the region’s Vice Governor. Mr.

It's a state of emergency in California: National Guard is activated

It's a state of emergency in California: National Guard is activated

It's a state of emergency in California tonight.

A giant ape is climbing the Empire State Building

A giant ape is climbing the Empire State Building

Tourists and New Yorkers were in for some special excitement and a treat in Manhattan tonight.

Not so fresh from Hawaii: Foodland marks spoiled food for tourists on sale

Not so fresh from Hawaii: Foodland marks spoiled food for tourists on sale

By Juergen Steinmetz, publisher eTN

You are visiting Hawaii and you're hungry for Hawaiian Sun Papaya Pineapple Jam?

Full house this weekend for the Feast of Assumption

Full house this weekend for the Feast of Assumption

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

La Digue island’s big day, the annual "Feast of Assumption," is now less than two weeks away and resorts, hotels, guest houses, self-catering establishments, and holiday apartments are said to ...

New investments in Parks Canada sites in Quebec

New investments in Parks Canada sites in Quebec

The Honorable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of ...

Tourism Crimea: It's party time again

Tourism Crimea: It's party time again

Crimea was a popular travel and tourism destination in Ukraine, and now is still a popular travel and tourism destination in Russia. It's party time in Crimea again.

Small islands need partnerships to battle climate change

Small islands need partnerships to battle climate change

The global challenges facing the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are the international community's collective responsibility, stated the top United Nations official at the Security Council ...

Spectacular: The luckiest tourists in the world are currently on Reunion

Piton de la Fournaise Volcano is erupting on Reunion Island Spectacular: The luckiest tourists in the world are currently on Reunion

Tourists and journalists currently on Reunion Island could be considered the luckiest travelers in the world.

Villa Bodhi: Property with a soul added to eTN’s THE LIST

Travel Award Villa Bodhi: Property with a soul added to eTN’s THE LIST

Villa Bodhi in Bali, Indonesia, was nominated to be added to THE LIST by eTurboNews.

Beverly Hills: Major travel bucket list destination

Record-breaking tourism numbers in the land of luxury Beverly Hills: Major travel bucket list destination

BEVERLY HILLS, California – The Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) pulled in tourism impressive numbers during its most recent fiscal year. Why?

Turkey’s tourism revenues down almost 14 percent

Turkey’s tourism revenues down almost 14 percent

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey’s tourism income decreased by 13.8 percent in the second quarter of the year, down $7.73 billion compared to the same period of the previous year, according to data from ...

Conservation godfather: Why rail will run through Nairobi National Park

Conservation godfather: Why rail will run through Nairobi National Park

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

Unlike some members of the conservation community in Kenya, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Dr.

Three Lisbon airport taxi drivers arrested for cheating tourists

Three Lisbon airport taxi drivers arrested for cheating tourists

LISBON, Portugal - Since the beginning of this year PSP police have detained 32 taxi drivers working Lisbon’s Portela airport on suspicion of fiddling fees to cheat tourists.

Air Canada serving record numbers of customers

Air Canada serving record numbers of customers

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada said it achieved a single-day record for passengers carried yesterday and expects to surpass its record again today as Canadians take to the skies for the August ...

Creation of Canada's 46th national park announced

Creation of Canada's 46th national park announced

OTTAWA, Canada - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and ...

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