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Small hotels "Gites de La Reunion and Seychelles Secrets" meet to discuss closer cooperation

Small hotels "Gites de La Reunion and Seychelles Secrets" meet to discuss closer cooperation

President Didier Robert of Reunion Island and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, joined a group of small hoteliers in Seychelles grouped under the ...

Seychelles and Zambia sign cultural agreement

Seychelles and Zambia sign cultural agreement

Seychelles and Zambia have signed a cultural agreement and two Memorandums of Understanding.

Mediterranean Culture and Cuisine Immersion Workshop in Crete, Greece June 15-21, 2015

7-Day Experiential Learning Workshop for Food, Nutrition & Health Professionals Mediterranean Culture and Cuisine Immersion Workshop in Crete, Greece June 15-21, 2015

Join Crete's Culinary Sanctuarie on a journey of discovery on the magnificent isle of Crete, the center of Mediterranean Diet research.

airberlin: New management line-up appointed

Reorganization at airberlin is meant to increase effectiveness airberlin: New management line-up appointed

Effective June 1, 2015, the management team of Germany's second largest airline will have a new line-up: Julio Rodriguez (40) has been appointed the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), taking over ...

Ivory trade: Kenya Wildlife Authorities in China

Ivory trade: Kenya Wildlife Authorities in China

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

A six-member delegation of senior Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials, led by Minister Ole Tipis and the organization’s Director, General William Kiprono, is presently in China to engage with ...

NIKI:  New management appointments and resignations

NIKI: New management appointments and resignations

Effective immediately, Thomas Suritsch (59) will serve as the Managing Director of the Austrian airline NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH, following Christian Lesjak, who has decided to leave the company.

Living green: 8 Jetwing hotels awarded Travelife Gold Awards

Living green: 8 Jetwing hotels awarded Travelife Gold Awards

Travelife, the international certification scheme developed by the travel industry for the travel industry announced recently that they have ...

Armenians worldwide remember Ottoman genocide

Armenians worldwide remember Ottoman genocide

A tourism event of a sad and special kind has Armenians worldwide marking an anniversary of an Ottoman genocide of up to 1.5 million of their people a century ago.

Strong earthquake hit New Zealand: Some rail services suspended

Strong earthquake hit New Zealand: Some rail services suspended

USGS reported a 5.9 magnitude earthquake. GeoNet said it was a 6.3 earthquake that hit 40 kilometers off the New Zealand town of Kaikoura.

Cebu Pacific: More flights to Australia

Cebu Pacific: More flights to Australia

The Philippines airline, Cebu Pacific is keen on expanding its operations in Australia on the back of growing passenger traffic.

Ensuring a better response for victims of child sex trafficking

Ensuring a better response for victims of child sex trafficking

"We are throwing a lifeline to these victims of human trafficking by providing them real resources to help them, to help first rescue them, and then to help them heal.

Seychelles President receives royal visitors from Africa at State House

Seychelles President receives royal visitors from Africa at State House

Seychelles President James Michel met with royal dignitaries from Ghana and Swaziland at the State House this morning.

2015 top 30 restaurants in Japan named

2015 top 30 restaurants in Japan named

NEW YORK, NY - Opinionated About Dining, the leading source of global restaurant rankings for devout diners, announces its list of the 2015 Top 30 Restaurants in Japan, today.

Dark Sky Alqueva: Stargazing and blind wine tasting

Dark Sky Alqueva: Stargazing and blind wine tasting

By Apolónia Rodrigues, eTN Portugal Correspondent

ALQUEVA, Portugal – Around Lake Alqueva in the middle of Dark Sky® Alqueva, the first Starlight Tourism Destination of the World, it is possible to make blind wine tasting under a beautiful ...

Nation's mayors to gather in San Francisco this summer

Nation's mayors to gather in San Francisco this summer

WASHINGTON, DC - Under the leadership of US Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host San Francisco (CA) Mayor Ed Lee, the nation's mayors will convene at the ...

National Amazing Month inspires Americans to say thank you

National Amazing Month inspires Americans to say thank you

BETHESDA, MD - It takes tremendous skill to balance life's demands and juggle the tasks one needs to accomplish every day.

GuestLogix co-founder resigns from corporation director position

GuestLogix co-founder resigns from corporation director position

TORONTO, ONTARIO - GuestLogix Inc. announced today that Tom Douramakos has resigned as a Director of the Corporation.

Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok welcomes GM from down under

Australian tourism veteran Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok welcomes GM from down under

Australian native Peter Feran has been named as the new General Manager of the Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok.

Second day of WTM Latin America 2015 is marked by more visitors and even more business

Second day of WTM Latin America 2015 is marked by more visitors and even more business

The second day of WTM Latin America 2015, which is taking place at Expo Center Norte in São Paulo until Friday, April 24, at the same time as the 43rd Braztoa Business Event, has seen has seen an ...

World's first underwater oxygen bar opens

World's first underwater oxygen bar opens

COZUMEL, Mexico - Sub Sea Systems has completed construction and installation of Clear Lounge —the world's first underwater oxygen bar.

Southwest pilots join Partnership for Open & Fair Skies

Southwest pilots join Partnership for Open & Fair Skies

DALLAS, TX - The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) announced today that it has joined the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies, a coalition of US airlines and airline industry labor ...

Reunion Island showcased once again at China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market

Reunion Island showcased once again at China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market

The China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) was held in Beijing from April 14-16, 2015.

Online retailers expect to increase revenue by 17 percent in 2015

Online retailers expect to increase revenue by 17 percent in 2015

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA - Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015 according to research released today from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company. The 2015 Retail Growth Outlook, a U.S.

Hotel Gracery Shinjuku opens in Tokyo with Godzilla-themed rooms

Hotel Gracery Shinjuku opens in Tokyo with Godzilla-themed rooms

TOKYO, Japan - Leading Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc opens Hotel Gracery Shinjuku tomorrow, the Hotel Gracery brand’s new flagship, in Kabukicho, Tokyo’s entertainment and nightlife hub ...

Waldorf Astoria joining forces with Harper’s BAZAAR

Waldorf Astoria joining forces with Harper’s BAZAAR

MCLEAN, VA & NEW YORK, NY - Today, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Harper’s BAZAAR launched a year-long partnership that weaves Waldorf Astoria’s 26 resort and hotel properties ...

DoubleTree by Hilton brand launches in Santiago, Chile

DoubleTree by Hilton brand launches in Santiago, Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile & MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura, the first property in Chile for the brand and the first ...

Air travel system is broken - everyone gets that except airlines

Air travel system is broken - everyone gets that except airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation hearing on FAA ...

UNESCO: Half of world's languages will be gone by end of century

UNESCO: Half of world's languages will be gone by end of century

PARIS, France - UNESCO is predicting that half of all languages will be gone by the end of this century.

Lots of movement on WTM floor on day one in Sao Paulo

Lots of movement on WTM floor on day one in Sao Paulo

With a full comprehensive event program and almost 1,300 exhibitors on the show floor, there was a lot of movement during day one at WTM Latin America.

IATA: The need for global best practices in Brazil

IATA: The need for global best practices in Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the National Congress of Brazil to observe global best practices should it undertake an amendment of Brazil's laws ...

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