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Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo yellow fever outbreak ends

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared the end of the yellow fever outbreak in that country today following a similar announcement in Angola on 23 December 2016, bringing an end to the ...

Airlines must meet demands of mobile-first passengers in 2017

Despite profit projections of $35.6 billion in 2016, airlines must shift focus to the revenue and profit potential emerging from mobile commerce, according to the latest monthly industry brief ...

Dream vacation with a celebrity pal? Yes to Hanks and Aniston, no to Trump and Kardashians

Love may be in the air this season, as the celebrities we'd most love to jet off and spend a vacation with are revealed!

Oceania Cruises reveals late 2017 voyages To Cuba

Oceania Cruises announced an additional series of journeys to Cuba in November and December 2017.

Celebrating half-century anniversary of world's most unique accommodation

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the overwater bungalow.

Ralf Kunkel named new VP Communications at airberlin

At the beginning of March Ralf Kunkel will become the new Vice President Communications at airberlin, reporting directly to CEO Thomas Winkelmann.

Grand Hotel Kronenhof unveils new rooms by award-winning French interior designer

Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina has unveiled 13 newly-renovated rooms and junior suites by the award-winning French interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, who has previously worked with other ...

Lufthansa adopts mediation recommendation

Lufthansa accepted the mediation recommendation of Dr. Gunter Pleuger today. His recommendation contains the following key points:

Vietjet flew 14 million passengers in 2016

Vietjet continued to post positive growth throughout 2016 with a revenue of RM5.38 billion (USD1.21 billion) and a profit of RM467 million (USD105 million).

AccorHotels signs 3 new hotels in Ethiopia

AccorHotels has entered into 3 partnerships with Ethiopian investors for the construction and management of 3 hotels in Addis Ababa.

Lufthansa A350-900 lands in Delhi with a donation in its luggage

A few days ago, Lufthansa flew the brand-new Airbus A350-900 from Munich to the Indian capital Delhi.

Portugal commits to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

Portugal has committed to partnering with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

33% increase in tourism arrivals in Seychelles: True!

These are numbers many tourism boards are dreaming to have.

Air Canada flight to Israel in trouble over British skies

6 hours after take off from Toronto, Canada an Air Canada Dreamliner B787 declared an emergency flying over Northern Scotland.

Korea’s Madam Ambassador Dho goes back to visit “Thank You Small Libraries”

One hundred and eighty (180) TYSLs (Thank You Small Libraries) have been established around the world to date.

Don't forget to pack some lettuce in your carry-on!

Elisabeth Lang, special to eTN

Some supermarkets are rationing the number of iceberg lettuce and broccoli that customers can buy, blaming poor growing conditions in southern Europe for a shortage in UK stores.

Japan continues aggressive promotion in India

Anil Mathur, eTN India

In anticipation of increased visitors from India, Yoshiaki Kinugasa, Manager of International Sales for the Hotel Universal Port in Osaka, Japan, said that they were adding 400 more rooms to the ...

Garuda Indonesia airline signs MOU with Russia’s Business Council

A meeting, which took place at Garuda Indonesia Office, Jakarta, specifically addressed a new direct flight route from Jakarta to Moscow in the form of memorandum of understanding (MoU).

Alitalia cannot continue losing money on domestic routes

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

A press conference was the occasion to reiterate the interest of Ryanair to provide feeder services to intercontinental flights for Alitalia.

WTTC to Trump Administration: Travel & Tourism thrives by breaking down barriers, not building them

Travel & Tourism thrives by breaking down barriers, not building them; by making it easier for people to travel, not applying blanket bans.

Guam’s hidden gem

Ague Cove on Guam is not for the faint of heart. The trail is a moderate hike down in dry weather, but can be slippery during and after rain.

Cuba travel boom projected in 2017

Demand for Cuba travel is not slowing among American travelers despite the continued US government restrictions limiting approved travel to the island nation via 12 authorized categories, based on ...

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