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Seychelles Tourism Minister: We have the right approach towards sustainable tourism

Seychelles Tourism Minister: We have the right approach towards sustainable tourism

Small island developing states of Indian Ocean are currently meeting in Seychelles to elaborate a global strategy for sustainable tourism.

La Grée des Landes Eco-Hotel Spa Yves Rocher‬: First Green Globe Certified hotel in Bretagne

La Grée des Landes Eco-Hotel Spa Yves Rocher‬: First Green Globe Certified hotel in Bretagne

LOS ANGELES, California - The first Green Globe certified hotel in the Bretagne region, France, La Grée des Landes Eco-Hotel Spa Yves Rocher aims to protect the environment and to answer all ...

El Nino to weaken drought in Pakistan, India

El Nino to weaken drought in Pakistan, India

While parts of India received torrential rainfall during June due to the monsoon, El Niño will reassert itself, causing the monsoon to weaken, over the upper part of the Indian Ocean and ...

LGBT Tourism expected to increase by 9 percent over next three years

LGBT Tourism expected to increase by 9 percent over next three years

The US Supreme Court Decision to legalise gay marriage is set to see the American economy benefit from an influx of 1.3 million LGBT tourists spending USD$4.25 billion over the next three years, ...

Centara shines with sustainability achievement

11 Centara properties receive Silver Certification from EarthCheck Centara shines with sustainability achievement

BANGKOK, Thailand - With a solid framework for environment and social sustainability in place, 11 Centara properties have achieved Silver Certification from EarthCheck, the world’s leading ...

DFW Airport selected to participate in FBI RapBack program

DFW Airport selected to participate in FBI RapBack program

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has been selected by the TSA Office of Intelligence and Analysis Program Management division for a "proof of concept" pilot of the FBI ...

UNWTO Awards: Now accepting applications

UNWTO Awards: Now accepting applications

UNWTO has opened the call for applications for the 12th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.

Delta reports financial and operating performance

Delta reports financial and operating performance

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines today reported financial and operating performance for June 2015.

US Travel praises Obama and Rousseff's commitment to facilitating travel

US Travel praises Obama and Rousseff's commitment to facilitating travel

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on US President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's joint communique renewing ...

BTC calls on US State Attorneys General to reengage on airline competition problem

BTC calls on US State Attorneys General to reengage on airline competition problem

WASHINGTON, DC – The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today wrote to 34 State Attorneys General urging them reengage, at the national level, the problem of insufficient airline industry ...

Arrested! 12 tourist killers in Tunisia

Arrested! 12 tourist killers in Tunisia

The Tunisian government arrested 12 suspected terrorists in connection with the recent attack on a tourist beach resort, killing 38 mostly foreign tourists.

This Diani-based resort is bucking the trend

Editorial This Diani-based resort is bucking the trend

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

When I learned a few months ago that the Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort was set to reopen, just ahead of the Easter Weekend and with the dreaded anti-travel advisories still in place, I ...

Accor Hotels appoints new COO in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore

Accor Hotels appoints new COO in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore

AccorHotels has announced the appointment of Garth Simmons to the position of Chief Operating Officer Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, effective from July 1, 2015.

Slovenian Tourist Board joins PATA as newest member

Slovenian Tourist Board joins PATA as newest member

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the Slovenian Tourist Board has joined PATA as its newest National Tourism Organization (NTO) member.

Philippines deadly ferry accident with 176 tourists and local passengers on board

Philippines deadly ferry accident with 176 tourists and local passengers on board

Kim Nirvana, a ferry heading from the central city of Ormoc to the island of Camotes in the Philippines, capsized with 173 tourists and passengers on board, killing at least 16 according to the ...

Wanda Hotels & Resorts names new president

Wanda Hotels & Resorts names new president

BEIJING, China - Wanda Hotels & Resorts, an international luxury hotel management company original from China, has appointed Mr Qian Jin as President.

FAA and General Aviation community focus on safety

FAA and General Aviation community focus on safety

WASHINGTON, DC - Statement from FAA Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker:

Business Travel Coalition applauds DOJ investigation of airline coordination

Business Travel Coalition applauds DOJ investigation of airline coordination

WASHINGTON, DC - Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today applauded the decision of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate recent public communications by major US network airlines that ...

US Travel alarmed by airfare collusion allegation

US Travel alarmed by airfare collusion allegation

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement reacting to reports that the US government is investigating possible collusion among major ...

You call this a sandwich? Edinburgh airport does

You call this a sandwich? Edinburgh airport does

EDINBURGH, Scotland - A man has shamed an airport after he forked out his hard-earned dough for a hearty breakfast, only to end up gobsmacked.

City Club Hotel in New York: Roots as a men’s club

Hotel History City Club Hotel in New York: Roots as a men’s club

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS

The City Club of New York was founded in 1892 by Edmond Kelly as a non-partisan men's club to promote effective and honest government in New York.

International beauty trade show opens next week in Philippines

International beauty trade show opens next week in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - Philbeauty 2015, the only beauty trade show of its kind in the Philippines, opens next week and will run from 8–10 July with 200 leading exhibitors from across 26 countries ...

Hiked petrol prices derailing tourism in Tanzania

Hiked petrol prices derailing tourism in Tanzania

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) – The Tanzanian government’s move to add more taxes on petroleum products with hiked prices of gasoline has so far derailed transport operations in the capital city of Dar es ...

Concerts top Chicago’s summer bucket list

Concerts top Chicago’s summer bucket list

MCLEAN, VA - Chicago knows how to rock the summer. In fact, 71 percent of Chicagoans included concerts on their Chicago summer bucket list, according to a study by Hilton Worldwide.

Turning point in Nepalese tourism

Turning point in Nepalese tourism

By Pankaj Pradhananga, President, International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) Himalayan Chapter

KATHMANDU, Nepal - To support the continued efforts by the Nepal tourism industry to bring in-bound tourism back in business, SAMARTH Nepal Market Development Program (NMDP) organized an ...

'Travel and Tourism Market in Mexico to 2019' report released

'Travel and Tourism Market in Mexico to 2019' report released

DUBLIN, Ireland - Research and Markets has announced the release of the "Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2019" report.

ICPC: Sharks are not the nemesis of Internet

ICPC: Sharks are not the nemesis of Internet

LYMINGTON, United Kingdom - Last August 2014, a rediscovered YouTube video of a shark biting a subsea cable caused a media storm.

South African Airways broadens codeshare with Air Mauritius

South African Airways broadens codeshare with Air Mauritius

“The broadening of our relationship with Air Mauritius follows growing traffic between South Africa and Mauritius supporting increased tourism and trade between the two countries,” said Tim ...

Video reports: Hawaii’s tourism market in Korea, China and Taiwan

Video reports: Hawaii’s tourism market in Korea, China and Taiwan

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has released a series of mid-year Market Update Videos from each of its global contractors for Korea, China, and Taiwan.

New city and dates announced for Sports and Events Tourism Exchange

New city and dates announced for Sports and Events Tourism Exchange

BRYANSTON, South Africa - Thebe Reed Exhibitions, is proud to announce that the City of Tshwane will be the Host City partner for the Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE), for the next ...

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