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Swiss-Belhotel International invests in New Zealand real estate

Swiss-Belhotel International invests in New Zealand real estate

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand - The Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, Gavin M.

Ugandan traditional dancer promoting Afro Sound of music in Austria

Ugandan traditional dancer promoting Afro Sound of music in Austria

Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

LINZ, Austria - When just-married Ugandan-born traditional dancer Monica Felda arrived in Linz, Austria, a few years ago, she found common ground with a music-loving country famous for Mortzart, ...

Saudia awarded for Service Excellence

Saudia awarded for Service Excellence

Saudia

Global Traveler Magazine presented Saudia, Saudi Arabian Airlines, with the Publisher’s Recognition Award for Service Excellence and Reliability in ceremonies held during the recent inauguration ...

Four Points ramps up New York City portfolio with new downtown hotel

Four Points ramps up New York City portfolio with new downtown hotel

STAMFORD, CT - Accelerating growth in dynamic markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the opening of Four Points New York Downtown.

Three killed, two wounded in Palestinian attack on Israeli officers in Jerusalem

Three killed, two wounded in Palestinian attack on Israeli officers in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Israel — Three Palestinian terrorists carrying automatic weapons, explosive devices and knives shot and stabbed two Israeli security officers in Jerusalem on Wednesday, wounding both ...

Qatar Airways expands its UAE network with Ras Al Khaimah flights

Qatar Airways expands its UAE network with Ras Al Khaimah flights

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways started non-stop service between Doha and Ras Al Khaimah yesterday, 2 February, its fifth destination in the United Arab Emirates.

TAT hails historic road caravan linking South Asia to ASEAN

TAT hails historic road caravan linking South Asia to ASEAN

BANGKOK, Thailand – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has hailed the completion of the first privately organized motor caravan from India to Myanmar and Thailand.

President James Michel of Seychelles congratulates President James Mancham for Africa Peace Award

President James Michel of Seychelles congratulates President James Mancham for Africa Peace Award

President James Michel has sent a letter of congratualtions to the Founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, Sir James Mancham, after he was awarded the Africa Peace Award by the United ...

Ibtm America 2016 to open with leading industry suppliers and buyers

Ibtm America 2016 to open with leading industry suppliers and buyers

ibtm

ibtm america 2016 set to open with line-up of leading industry suppliers and buyers for 100 percent mutual match in Nashville

Seychelles Tourism Board reviews marketing strategies and plans the way forward for 2016

Seychelles Tourism Board reviews marketing strategies and plans the way forward for 2016

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Aimed at assessing the state of business, evaluating the marketing strategies used, and to plan the way forward for the year, Seychelles held its Tourism Board meeting this week.

Ethiopian Airlines Seychelles is ready to mark Chinese New Year

Ethiopian Airlines Seychelles is ready to mark Chinese New Year

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

On February 7, Ethiopian Airlines is ready with a special welcoming arrangement for Chinese nationals traveling to Seychelles for their Chinese New Year celebrations.

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) publishes research report on link between peace and tourism

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) publishes research report on link between peace and tourism

Through international visitor arrival (IVA) data and short historical perspectives the study examines how peace, democracy and ending geopolitical and ethno-cultural conflicts between and within ...

Hilton Worldwide appoints Stephane Vilar as new general manager of Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Hilton Worldwide appoints Stephane Vilar as new general manager of Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Stephane Vilar has been appointed as the new general manager of the Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa located on the island of Silhouette. Mr.

200 weekly flights to the UAE operated by Qatar Airways

200 weekly flights to the UAE operated by Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways started non-stop service between Doha and Ras Al Khaimah yesterday, February 2, its fifth destination in the United Arab Emirates.

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on historic road caravan linking South Asia to ASEAN

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on historic road caravan linking South Asia to ASEAN

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has hailed the completion of the first privately-organized motor caravan from India to Myanmar and Thailand.

Equal treatment remains out of reach for LGBT Americans in most states

HRC Highlights Hawaii’s LGBT Protections, Laws and Legislative Proposals in New National Report Equal treatment remains out of reach for LGBT Americans in most states

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its ...

On strike: Southwest Airlines Pilots

On strike: Southwest Airlines Pilots

Southwest Airlines pilots are to picket at Love Field Houston airport for the first time in Southwest's history.

IATA: Air freight growth slowed to 2.2% in 2015

IATA: Air freight growth slowed to 2.2% in 2015

GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures for global air freight markets showing cargo volumes measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) expanded 2.2% in 2015 ...

Maldives shines at East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel (EMITT) Exhibition

Wins “Best Promotion” Maldives shines at East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel (EMITT) Exhibition

Maldives Tourism

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation participated in the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel (EMITT) Exhibition together with 5 partners from the tourism industry.

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner to Saudia

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner to Saudia

Boeing and Saudia, Saudi Arabia's national airline, today celebrated the triple delivery of two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and a 777-300ER (Extended Range).

Explosion on Daallo flight; one passenger ejected from aircraft

Explosion on Daallo flight; one passenger ejected from aircraft

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

A scheduled Daallo Airlines flight from Mogadishu to Djibouti with 74 passengers and 7 crew on board yesterday suffered an explosion on board while climbing through FL (short for Flight Level) 100 ...

India may restrict tourist entry to preserved ancient monuments

India may restrict tourist entry to preserved ancient monuments

NEW DELHI, India - Worried over complaints of tourists sitting on ancient monuments and inscribing graffiti on them, officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) are mulling over a ...

Teamster pilots reach tentative agreement with GoJet Airlines

Teamster pilots reach tentative agreement with GoJet Airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Local 618 and GoJet Airlines announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract for ...

Green Globe recertifies Jumeirah at Etihad Towers for environmental work

Green Globe recertifies Jumeirah at Etihad Towers for environmental work

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers was recently awarded its recertification by Green Globe receiving a notable compliance score of 88% against accredited criteria.

Lady Gaga to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50

Lady Gaga to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50

NEW YORK, NY - Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl 50 pregame festivities at Levi's Stadium in the San Francisco Bay Area on ...

US spring forecast: March snow to threaten Northeast

US spring forecast: March snow to threaten Northeast

Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow on Feb. 2, 2016, indicating an early start to spring for the United States.

WestJet reports record full-year results

WestJet reports record full-year results

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for 2015, with record full-year net earnings of $367.5 million, or $2.92 per diluted share.

Seychelles President pays tribute to country’s founding president on peace award

Seychelles President pays tribute to country’s founding president on peace award

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

“We pay tribute to your statesmanship and celebrate with you this great accomplishment,” Said Seychelles President James Michel, commenting on the recent award bestowed upon Founding ...

'3D Beautiful China' debuts in Tokyo at 2016 China Festival

'3D Beautiful China' debuts in Tokyo at 2016 China Festival

TOKYO, Japan - To enhance exchanges between China and Japan, the 2016 China Festival, a culture and tourism promotion event launched by the Chinese Embassy, was held on Jan.

Holland America Line crowns 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Champion

Holland America Line crowns 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Champion

SEATTLE, WA - During the Champions Cruise aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam, Holland America Line crowned guest Katrina Pedersen of Sunnyvale, California, the line's final "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" ...

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