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Global plans of action endorsed to halt escalating degradation of soils

Global plans of action endorsed to halt escalating degradation of soils

ROME, Italy - Urgent action is required to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources and stop land degradation, so as to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, ...

Delta Board of Directors names new member

Delta Board of Directors names new member

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines' board of directors today announced Francis S. "Frank" Blake as its newest member, effective immediately.

Solomon Airlines introduces new online booking system

Solomon Airlines introduces new online booking system

HONIARA, Solomon Islands – Solomon Airlines has introduced a new highly streamlined online ‘Flex-Pricer’ booking functionality providing a number of advantages for both its passengers and ...

Thousands of happy-faced balloons released as part of Thai tourism drive

Thousands of happy-faced balloons released as part of Thai tourism drive

Thousands of smiley-faced balloons were released into the skies above Bangkok as inviting symbols of friendship to entice travelers from around the world to visit the kingdom.

La Digue island member of the Seychelles National Assembly chairs meeting of the Organizing Committee

August 15 Island Feast in the presence of Minister for Tourism & Culture La Digue island member of the Seychelles National Assembly chairs meeting of the Organizing Committee

La Digue island member of the Seychelles National Assembly chaired a meeting of the Organizing Committee for the August 15 Island Feast in the presence of Minister for Tourism and Culture.

Malaysia PM agreed with Ukrainian separatists

Malaysia PM agreed with Ukrainian separatists

As reported by Reuters India, the Malaysian Prime Minister succeeded to broker an agreement with Ukrainian separatists controlling the East Ukrainian region where MH17 was shot down.

Ready for scrap: Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia

Ready for scrap: Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia arrived on Sunday off the northern Italian city of Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after the cruise liner ran ...

Australia Federal Police on scene at the MH17 crash in the Ukraine

Australia Federal Police on scene at the MH17 crash in the Ukraine

Australia Federal Police officers have been to the MH17 crash site in the rebel-controlled East Ukraine as part of a Dutch-led humanitarian mission.

Mining tourism, founder of Contiki Holidays thinks so

Mining tourism, founder of Contiki Holidays thinks so

Most tourists to Australia may not think about mining when they think about tourism. John Anderson, who founded Contiki Holidays more than 50 years ago thinks differently.

Swissport in London Gatwick  is doing it again: Delaying bags for hours

Swissport in London Gatwick is doing it again: Delaying bags for hours

At London Gatwick international airport many travelers tweeted in the early hours of Sunday morning to voice frustrations with local ground operator Swissport delaying bags for hours after their ...

Nothing stops tourists to visit Israel

Leaving: Haim Gutin Senior Deputy Director General, Israel Ministry of Tourism Nothing stops tourists to visit Israel

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com

Whether it is the wail of sirens warning about incoming bombs, the screech of Magen David Adom ambulance tires racing to help the wounded, or the all-clear signal alerting everyone that it is now ...

Bahamas tourism team pays courtesy calls on Tennessee mayors

Bahamas tourism team pays courtesy calls on Tennessee mayors

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND - The Vacation Express/Bahamasair Summer Flight program fueled by the efforts of the Ministry of Tourism and the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board continues to soar to greater ...

Tourism alert: New fires at Yosemite National Park

Tourism alert: New fires at Yosemite National Park

The National Park Service's Yosemite webcam shows a smoky fire west of Turtleback Dome on Saturday afternoon.

The park is currently busy with weekend visitors and tourists from around the ...

Tourism version of a new cold war between China and Vietnam shows in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Exhibition: A nostagic and all so real reminder of the Cold War Tourism version of a new cold war between China and Vietnam shows in Ho Chi Minh City

By James Lee, eTN Thailand

Vietnam is showing across its museums a special poster exhibition on the Vietnamese islands claimed by China in the South China Sea – renamed the East Sea by the Vietnamese.

Tanzania Tourism Board supports the Mtwara culture and tourism fete

Tanzania Tourism Board supports the Mtwara culture and tourism fete

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

The southern Tanzanian town of Mtwara, which came to fame when major gas finds were made offshore a couple of years ago, will showcase the region’s tourism and cultural attractions between ...

MH17: Our daughter might still be alive

A continued search for MH17 victim Fatima Dyczynski MH17: Our daughter might still be alive

George and Angela Dyczynski from Perth, Australia, laid flowers at the site of the crashed Malaysian Airplane jet near the village of Grabovo for their daughter, Fatima Dyczynski, on Saturday.

Delta Airlines New York bound flight made emergency landing in Milwaukee

Delta Airlines New York bound flight made emergency landing in Milwaukee

A Delta Airlines flight from Minneapolis to New York was diverted to Milwaukee Saturday morning after the flight crew detected a smoky odor, a Delta spokeswoman said.

Tourism New Zealand: Calling all fans of The Hobbit movies and Middle-earth

Tourism New Zealand: Calling all fans of The Hobbit movies and Middle-earth

Calling all fans of The Hobbit movies and Middle-earth.

What passenger and crew on board MH17 felt or no longer felt before the crash in the Ukraine

Europen Air Safety Experts: MH 17 black box revealed massive explosive decompression What passenger and crew on board MH17 felt or no longer felt before the crash in the Ukraine

European air safety officials released data from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 black box. The aircraft was downed over the East Ukraine last week killing all 298 people on board.

New Jersey tourism attraction: A majestic 162-acre Hindu temple

New Jersey tourism attraction: A majestic 162-acre Hindu temple

Travel and tourism to New Jersey may become more interesting soon.

Thailand tourism: Happiness was on the streets of Bangkok today

National Council for Peace and Order in Thailand shows strong commitment for tourism Thailand tourism: Happiness was on the streets of Bangkok today

By James Lee, eTN Thailand

Thailand may have had political challenges, but the new leadership, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), demonstrated their big commitment for Thailand to remain a welcoming country ...

Urgent Nigeria tourism alert: Ebola is deadly and it is now in Nigeria

Killer virus in Lagos, Nigeria - no treatment known Urgent Nigeria tourism alert: Ebola is deadly and it is now in Nigeria

The Ebola virus is devastating, extremely dangerous and simply shocking. Symptoms include high fever, bleeding and central nervous system damage.

Bahamas Supreme court closes dolphin tourism attraction

reEarth stops Blue Illusions Limited to operate dolphin tourist attraction Bahamas Supreme court closes dolphin tourism attraction

The Bahamas Supreme Court’s decision to close the tourist attraction comes after reEarth, a nonprofit community and environmental watch group, obtained documents proving government ...

Sri Lanka set to join Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization

Sri Lanka Tourism becomes Indian Ocean Travel and Tourism Partner Sri Lanka set to join Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization

Shekhar Niyogi from Kolkata announced on July 25, 2014 that Sri Lanka would be joining the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Organization by the end of 2014.

Air France-KLM to recapture market share from low-cost rivals

Air France-KLM to recapture market share from low-cost rivals

PARIS, France - Air France-KLM posted a sharp increase in core profit for the second quarter and announced a 2015-2020 plan yesterday to recapture market share from low-cost rivals in Europe.

Sunshine statement prompts instant dissent from leading Kenya tourism stakeholders

Sunshine statement prompts instant dissent from leading Kenya tourism stakeholders

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

Figures floated by Kenyan government sources yesterday of a downturn in tourism fortunes by a mere 4 percent prompted swift and unusually harsh and candid responses from leading stakeholders.

Seychelles and China to continue to strengthen ties of cooperation through new initiatives

Seychelles and China to continue to strengthen ties of cooperation through new initiatives

With the aim of promoting the Chinese culture in Seychelles, and to also increase the visibility of Seychelles in China, new initiatives have been put forward after a discussion held between the ...

DFW upgrades cut wait times

DFW upgrades cut wait times

DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has launched some new services for international travelers: The facility is the only US airport that offers ...

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