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National Press Club outraged by jail sentences for reporters in Egypt

National Press Club outraged by jail sentences for reporters in Egypt

The National Press Club president spoke out strongly against an Egyptian court's sentencing on Saturday of three Al-Jazeera English reporters.

Seychelles Tourism moves to consolidate its presence in India

Air Seychelles announces India Rupee 33,000 fares between Mumbai and Seychelles Seychelles Tourism moves to consolidate its presence in India

Seychelles Tourism moves to consolidate its presence in India as Air Seychelles announces India Rupees 33,000 fares (inclusive of all taxes) between Mumbai and Seychelles

Over a million YouTube views for Reunion Island-produced comedy

Over a million YouTube views for Reunion Island-produced comedy

It took not even two months to reach the million view mark on YouTube following the release of the comedy produced by “The Golden Moustache” on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Hawaii Governor signs emergency proclamation as Hurricane Ignacio nears islands

Hawaii Governor signs emergency proclamation as Hurricane Ignacio nears islands

Hurricane Ignacio is nearing the Hawaiian islands, and in anticipation of its potential threatening path, Hawaii Governor Ige has signed an emergency proclamation to activate a major disaster ...

Tropical Storm Erika showing signs of weakness

Official Bahamas Tourism Communique Tropical Storm Erika showing signs of weakness

NASSAU, The Bahamas – A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for the Central and Southeast Bahamas, which includes the Islands of Long Island, Cat Island, The Exumas, San Salvador, Rum Cay, ...

Carnival on track for record year from port of New Orleans

Carnival on track for record year from port of New Orleans

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Line – New Orleans' number one cruise operator – continues to expand its presence at the port and expects to carry a record 400,000 passengers from the Crescent ...

Tropical Storm Erika to lash Florida after delivering deadly blow to Caribbean

Tropical Storm Erika to lash Florida after delivering deadly blow to Caribbean

After Erika brings heavy rain and locally gusty winds from Puerto Rico to Hispaniola into Friday night, the system will move toward the Bahamas, the Keys and South Florida this weekend.

Hilton Worldwide honors top hotel owners in the Americas

Hilton Worldwide honors top hotel owners in the Americas

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced honors for its top annual development awards in the Americas.

Nation’s top tourism marketers headline Nevada’s new Global Tourism Summit

Nation’s top tourism marketers headline Nevada’s new Global Tourism Summit

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) will present its inaugural Governor’s Global Tourism Summit in November, featuring keynote speaker Chris Thompson, ...

AUVSI, CEA: Drone restrictions "innovation-stifling and job-killing"

California Senate Bill 142 would restrict flight of unmanned aerial systems AUVSI, CEA: Drone restrictions "innovation-stifling and job-killing"

ARLINGTON, VA - The following statement is attributed to Brian Wynne, president and CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), and Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, ...

Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal celebrates official opening

Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal celebrates official opening

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal, the first Hyatt Place in Normal, Illinois, is officially open.

Pilot killed during practice for New York Air Show

Pilot killed during practice for New York Air Show

A pilot has reportedly died after his plane crashed while he was practicing for the New York Air Show.

Irish town named world’s friendliest city

Irish town named world’s friendliest city

DUBLIN, Ireland - The old cliché of the welcoming Irish has been reinforced by a new travel survey which places three Irish cities in the top four for global friendliness.

Public-private Uganda tourism cooperation

Uganda Wildlife Authority and tour operators boosting gorilla tracking permit sales Public-private Uganda tourism cooperation

By Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) have today, August 28, 2015, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation aimed at boosting ...

Seychelles founding President to write foreword for India PM’s biography

Seychelles founding President to write foreword for India PM’s biography

It is reported from the office of Seychelles' founding President Sir James R. Mancham, that Sir James has accepted the invitation of the Honorable Dr. Adish C.

New satellite will aid in-flight connectivity for airline passengers

New satellite will aid in-flight connectivity for airline passengers

LONDON, England - British satellite operator Inmarsat today launched its third Global Xpress satellite as it looks to expand its next-generation network.

UK-based Henley signs $100 million deal for five new WaterWalk hotel apartments

UK-based Henley signs $100 million deal for five new WaterWalk hotel apartments

WICHITA, KS - UK-based private equity real estate firm, Henley, has joined forces with WaterWalk Hotel Apartments, Jack DeBoer’s fifth national brand, to construct and open five WaterWalk ...

Seychelles is a key strategic partner for India

President Michel of Seychelles meets with Prime Minister Modi of India Seychelles is a key strategic partner for India

Seychelles President James Michel met with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, at Hyderbad House in New Delhi, during his third state visit to India.

Man smuggles crocodile on plane in his workboot

Man smuggles crocodile on plane in his workboot

BRISBANE, Australia - A man has been prosecuted after smuggling a crocodile onto a flight in a shoe.

FAA to rise to the Cloud

FAA to rise to the Cloud

WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Aviation Administration will soon be floating in the Cloud and benefiting from advanced computing solutions through a partnership with leading companies in the Cloud ...

World class Michelin chefs coming to Sofitel SO Bangkok

4th So Amazing Chefs 2015 World class Michelin chefs coming to Sofitel SO Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Michelin stars are aligning for a gastronomic spectacular at Sofitel SO Bangkok, with the urban design hotel confirmed to gather 12 renowned chefs from around the world for ...

MSC Splendida sails into Dublin for its final visit of 2015

MSC Splendida sails into Dublin for its final visit of 2015

DUBLIN, Ireland - MSC Splendida, a cruise ship so long it has to reverse into Dublin Port, is set for its final visit of 2015 tomorrow.

Another massive jump in air service for Telluride

Another massive jump in air service for Telluride

TELLURIDE, CO - Coming off a record 2014-15 winter season, Telluride is set to raise air service to unprecedented levels again for Winter 2015-16.

Korean hotel group announces ownership of iconic Manhattan property

Korean hotel group announces ownership of iconic Manhattan property

NEW YORK, NY - LOTTE Hotels & Resorts, a Korea-based owner and operator of luxury hotels, announced today the relaunch of The New York Palace, an iconic luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan, as ...

FAA releases smartphone app for unmanned aircraft users

FAA releases smartphone app for unmanned aircraft users

WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released the beta version of a new smartphone application called “B4UFLY” for testing by up to 1,000 unmanned aircraft ...

TAM Airlines launches Brasilia-Punta Cana flight

TAM Airlines launches Brasilia-Punta Cana flight

TAM Airlines has just announced its newest international destination. Beginning in December, the carrier will operate service between Brasilia, Brazil, and Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic.

Jin Jiang International Hotels to hold roadshow in Japan in October

Jin Jiang International Hotels to hold roadshow in Japan in October

SHANGHAI, China - Jin Jiang International Hotels plans to hold the 2015 roadshow in Japan between October 15th and 17th , in a move to enhance the visibility of the brands owned by Jin Jiang ...

50 years SKAL Hawaii Club membership: Peter Fithian has a magical story to tell

50 years SKAL Hawaii Club membership: Peter Fithian has a magical story to tell

This is a remarkable story of business with Aloha in Hawaii.

Climate finance readiness in Africa

Climate finance readiness in Africa

The newly-established Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) has approved its first two projects in the past month.

Hotel guests preference? Free Wi-Fi or free breakfast?

Hotel guests preference? Free Wi-Fi or free breakfast?

One of the world's leading accommodation sites announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smarts survey, which shows travelers prefer free in-room Wi-Fi to free breakfast.

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