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Boeing delivers record number of planes to Turkish Airlines

Boeing delivers record number of planes to Turkish Airlines

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Boeing is set to deliver a record number of airplanes this year to Turkey’s flag-carrier, Turkish Airlines.

New Rea Vaya Points system offers great value to Joburg passengers

New Rea Vaya Points system offers great value to Joburg passengers

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The City of Johannesburg is proud to be introducing a new system for the purchasing of Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transport fares from 1 May 2016 that offers significant ...

Chinese airline orders 20 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Chinese airline orders 20 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

TOULOUSE, France - China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft.

Etihad Airways' holiday division partners with AccorHotels

Etihad Airways' holiday division partners with AccorHotels

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Holidays, the leisure holiday division of Etihad Airways, has announced a new partnership with world leading hotel operator, AccorHotels, to provide an ...

Outbreak: Cruise ship quarantined in Virginia

Outbreak: Cruise ship quarantined in Virginia

NORFOLK, VA – CDC reports that a cruise ship, operated by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, has been quarantined at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center at Nauticus in Norfolk, due to an outbreak ...

Sports federation ban: Bad news for South Africa tourism

Sports federation ban: Bad news for South Africa tourism

TBCSA

PRETORIA, South Africa – The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) is concerned about the potential impact a decision could have on South Africa’s travel and tourism industry – ...

Carnival dedicated to children and creativity

Carnival dedicated to children and creativity

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Children from schools across the country took part in the Seychelles Kiddies Carnival, a special carnival dedicated to the children, giving them the chance to display their talents and ...

Green Globe recertifies Jumeirah Creekside Hotel for outstanding sustainability

Green Globe recertifies Jumeirah Creekside Hotel for outstanding sustainability

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Jumeirah Creekside Hotel has been recertified by Green Globe for the second year in a row and achieved an outstanding compliance score of 87%.

Texas celebrates travel industry during 2016 Texas Travel and Tourism Week

Texas celebrates travel industry during 2016 Texas Travel and Tourism Week

AUSTIN, TX - In recognition of the state's thriving travel and tourism industry, Governor Greg Abbott announced the designation of May 1-7 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week, in conjunction with ...

Seychelles historical sites on Praslin island enhance tourist experience

Seychelles historical sites on Praslin island enhance tourist experience

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A lime kiln remains an important heritage asset for the islands of Seychelles, and beyond sun, sand, and sea, tourists to the islands especially enjoy experiencing the culture of this ...

Etihad Airways unveils Global Fashion Week sponsorship

Etihad Airways unveils Global Fashion Week sponsorship

NEW YORK, NY and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, today announced a comprehensive new global agreement with WME | IMG to become a major long-term ...

Empire State Building lets fans choose 85th birthday suit

Empire State Building lets fans choose 85th birthday suit

NEW YORK, NY - The Empire State Building will give social media fans the choice of its tower lights for its 85th anniversary on May 1.

Pilots union faces contempt of court charges

Pilots union faces contempt of court charges

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

The agreement signed yesterday by Kenya Airways and the pilots’ union, KALPA, under the watchful eyes of the Kenyan Attorney General and the Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure, ...

India tourists: 30-day single-entry visa to Dubai at special rate

India tourists: 30-day single-entry visa to Dubai at special rate

The Dubai Visa Processing Centre (DVPC) has launched a new offer this summer for a 30-day single-entry visa to Dubai.

Emirates reconfirms support for Seychelles tourism

Emirates reconfirms support for Seychelles tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

DUBAI – “Seychelles is a very important destination to Emirates, and this explains why we are renewing our commitment to promote the islands’ attractions around our global network,” said ...

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor arrivals set new record for March

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor arrivals set new record for March

HONOLULU, Hawaii – George D Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement commenting on Hawaii’s visitor statistics for March 2016.

Carnival Cruise Line takes delivery of new Carnival Vista

Carnival Cruise Line takes delivery of new Carnival Vista

MIAMI, FL - At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, ...

Malta International Fireworks Festival a huge hit in Gozo

Malta International Fireworks Festival a huge hit in Gozo

Malta Tourism Authority

The Gozitan leg of the Malta International Fireworks Festival formed part of the International Pyro Musical Competition, with firework factories from Ukraine, Portugal and Malta taking part.

DoubleTree by Hilton launches campaign to inspire “Nice Travels”

DoubleTree by Hilton launches campaign to inspire “Nice Travels”

MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton celebrates National Pay it Forward Day today with the launch of “Nice Travels,” an integrated, multichannel movement driving random acts of kindness to prove ...

JetBlue to boost competition on Boston-New York routes

JetBlue to boost competition on Boston-New York routes

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue today announced new service that will enhance options in the New York metropolitan area and bring Boston customers increased choices for travel to New York.

Roster of shore-side adventures for Crystal Mozart unveiled

Roster of shore-side adventures for Crystal Mozart unveiled

LOS ANGELES, CA - When Crystal Mozart, the first vessel in Crystal River Cruises’ fleet, embarks on her maiden voyage along the Danube River this July, guests aboard will be treated to dozens of ...

Canadian Minister and US Secretary discuss collaboration on protected areas and wildlife issues

Canadian Minister and US Secretary discuss collaboration on protected areas and wildlife issues

OTTAWA, Canada - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today issued the following statement as she concluded ...

Caribbean Airlines creates “positive vibes” with new campaign

Caribbean Airlines creates “positive vibes” with new campaign

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - On April 21, Caribbean Airlines announced the launch of its “Happiest Ultimate Moments” – H.U.M campaign, designed to create “positive vibes” and deliver added ...

Zimbabwe-Seychelles: Plans for renewed tourism cooperation

Zimbabwe-Seychelles: Plans for renewed tourism cooperation

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Zimbabwe was represented at the 6th edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria by officials from their Tourism Authority.

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa named first “Sheraton Grand” resort in North America

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa named first “Sheraton Grand” resort in North America

PHOENIX, AZ - Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc announced today the designation of Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa as the first Sheraton Grand resort in North America, ...

JAL Group announces consolidated financial results for full fiscal year of 2015

JAL Group announces consolidated financial results for full fiscal year of 2015

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) today announced the consolidated financial results for the full fiscal year of 2015 - the period from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

Airbus no, Boeing yes - a 6.4 billion aircraft order on the move?

Airbus no, Boeing yes - a 6.4 billion aircraft order on the move?

Donald Trump is a businessman. He would say anything to appeal to voters, but at the end of the day, Mr. Trump is a businessman.

Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park officials busted stealing and selling ivory

Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park officials busted stealing and selling ivory

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, Zimbabwe - One reason for the tight security around the Main Camp headquarters inside Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe is that it contains an ivory warehouse which holds more ...

Sales marketing: Corinthia London appoints Stéphane Trycionka

Sales marketing: Corinthia London appoints Stéphane Trycionka

Corinthia Hotels

Five-star hotel, Corinthia London, announces the appointment of Stéphane Trycionka, as Director of Sales & Marketing.

An indie darling: Tribute Portfolio sees impressive first year, doubling growth projections

An indie darling: Tribute Portfolio sees impressive first year, doubling growth projections

STAMFORD, CT - Tribute Portfolio, a collection of independent hotels and resorts from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced three new signings, bringing the brand’s ...

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