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2015 Best Amusement Parks for Families named

2015 Best Amusement Parks for Families named

EWING, NJ - Family Vacation Critic has released its annual list of the Best Amusement Parks for Families.

Lufthansa signs up to Rich Content and Branding solution

Lufthansa signs up to Rich Content and Branding solution

LANGLEY, England - Travelport has today announced that Lufthansa is the latest participant in its Rich Content and Branding solution, the industry-leading merchandising technology for ...

Costa Cruises to build two Next-Generation cruise ships

Costa Cruises to build two Next-Generation cruise ships

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced that its Italian brand, Costa Cruises, will build two new cruise ships as part of an ...

WestJet reports record Q2 net earnings

WestJet reports record Q2 net earnings

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced its second quarter results for 2015, with net earnings of $61.6 million, or $0.49 per fully diluted share, as compared with the net earnings of $51.8 ...

Business travelers driving online retail for high value goods

Business travelers driving online retail for high value goods

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - New research reveals that three in four business travelers do more than half of their shopping online and are three-and-a-half times as likely to have spent over $1,000 online ...

WestJet Connect takes flight

WestJet Connect takes flight

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has begun rolling out its new inflight entertainment system featuring wireless Internet connectivity and more than 450 movies and television ...

Hertz adds Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection

Hertz adds Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection

NAPLES, FL - Hertz Global Holdings Inc today announced the introduction of the Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection, a line of ultra-high-end performance vehicles.

Russia's Transaero Airlines receives its first Airbus A321

Russia's Transaero Airlines receives its first Airbus A321

MOSCOW, Russia - Transaero Airlines today received delivery of its first Airbus A321 as a result of a long-term leasing agreement between the airline and ICBC Leasing of China.

Sri Lanka Tourism targeting 75,000 travelers from Australia

Sri Lanka Tourism targeting 75,000 travelers from Australia

Sri Lanka Tourism focussing on the top ten source markets for Sri Lanka embarked on the key market- Australia, by staging a road show in Melbourne and then at the Sydney a Travel and Tourism ...

Qatar Airways announces seventh African destination

Qatar Airways announces seventh African destination

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo will launch a new freighter service to Djibouti on 1 August, becoming the carrier’s seventh dedicated African freighter destination.

Sheraton indulges in unexpected culinary combinations

Sheraton indulges in unexpected culinary combinations

STAMFORD, CT - Sheraton® Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, is reinvigorating its lobby bar experience with imaginative menu additions through Paired, a new food and ...

JAL Group releases June traffic data

Japan Airlines JAL Group releases June traffic data

TOKYO, Japan - Group today announced its traffic data for the month of June 2015. Please refer to the tables below.

1.1 JAL Group International Passenger Traffic Data - FY2015

Free Wi-Fi at Anguilla’s Summer Festival

Free Wi-Fi at Anguilla’s Summer Festival

ANGUILLA – Vacationers planning to attend Anguilla’s Summer Festival from July 30 - August 9 now have one more reason to celebrate.

Travelers flock to Barbados for Crop Over Festival

Travelers flock to Barbados for Crop Over Festival

NEW YORK, NY – This summer Barbados invites travelers to live like a local and experience the island’s lively Crop Over Festival, celebrating a 200 year-old tradition that honors the end of ...

Airberlin: Be confident. Be different. Be surprising

Airberlin: Be confident. Be different. Be surprising

BERLIN, Germany - Berlin is one of the hippest cities in the world and, since 1978, part of the brand name of airberlin.

ICTP Special for Green Growth and Travelism Summer School in Belgium

ICTP Special for Green Growth and Travelism Summer School in Belgium

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is offering all eTN readers a special rate for the 2nd Green Growth & Travelism Summer School at the University of Hasselt, Belgium, from ...

Visit Maldives 2016 brings “Maldivian Idol” singing competition to life

Visit Maldives 2016 brings “Maldivian Idol” singing competition to life

American Idol became one of the biggest events in the United States over the years, with millions making it the talk of the town every year.

App helps travelers stay informed and prepared amidst rising threats

App helps travelers stay informed and prepared amidst rising threats

As threats to global travelers increase in countries throughout the world, Global Rescue has developed an app to help keep travelers safe and support enterprises in meeting their legal Duty of ...

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection launches AirCare™ Abroad

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection launches AirCare™ Abroad

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, part of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, has announced that AirCare™, the low-cost, fixed-benefit flight-protection coverage introduced last year for ...

Hawaiian Airlines awarded major operational contract to Indian company

Hawaiian Airlines awarded major operational contract to Indian company

US-based Hawaiian Airlines cannot find this technical solution in the United States, but awarded a major contract and technical solutions of it's cargo operation to an Indian company.

Manchester City Football Coaching Clinics delight Australian children

Manchester City Football Coaching Clinics delight Australian children

More than 400 Australian children were given the opportunity to hone their soccer skills by attending coaching clinics with Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) coaches last week.

Seychelles tourism minister commends small hotels on Cerf island

Seychelles tourism minister commends small hotels on Cerf island

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has commended the small hotels on Cerf island for responding to the call made by the country’s government for the Seychellois ...

Hotel insights: Jeffrey Mong, leading The Majestic life

Interview with tourism executive in Malaysia Hotel insights: Jeffrey Mong, leading The Majestic life

By Ted Macauley, special to eTN

Jeffrey Mong, the general manager at YTL's iconic Majestic Hotel (Kuala Lumpur's answer to Singapore's Raffles Hotel or Hong Kong’s Peninsula), has been running a good race within the group for ...

New Zealand Tourism: Border tax will be handbrake on expanding visitor economy

New Zealand Tourism: Border tax will be handbrake on expanding visitor economy

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A heavyweight travel industry coalition is calling for New Zealand Government to rethink its border tax which it says could wipe more than $100m a year from visitor ...

Ryanair reports 25 percent jump in earnings

Ryanair reports 25 percent jump in earnings

DULIN, Ireland - Dublin-based Ryanair, which is the largest operator out of Stansted Airport, said it carried 28million passengers in the three months to June 30, a 16% increase on the same period ...

RCI expands vacation exchange network in China

RCI expands vacation exchange network in China

SINGAPORE - RCI recently welcomed three new affiliated resorts in China to its vacation exchange network.

Chinese airline launches Xiamen-Amsterdam route

Chinese airline launches Xiamen-Amsterdam route

XIAMEN, China and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - On July 26, Xiamen Airlines officially launched the carrier's very first intercontinental route, the Xiamen-Amsterdam route.

Santa Barbara's historic tower now accessible for all

Santa Barbara's historic tower now accessible for all

SANTA BARBARA, CA - Santa Barbara's preeminent courthouse clock tower is now accessible to all those who want to experience the unique, 360-degree vantage of the American Riviera.

Travelers warned about the "Bomb Boat" of Martha's Vineyard

Travelers warned about the "Bomb Boat" of Martha's Vineyard

TUCSON, AZ - The "Bomb Boat" is ferry workers' nickname for the MV Sankaty, which carries fuel tanker trucks.

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