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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to co-host 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to co-host 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation announced that actor and producer Tom Hanks and singer-songwriter, actress, and producer Rita Wilson will co-host ...

Holland America reveals 15 competitors for 2014  'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Champions Cruise

Holland America reveals 15 competitors for 2014 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Champions Cruise

SEATTLE, WA - Holland America Line has announced the 15 winning guest finalists who will compete on the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Champions Cruise Dec. 6, 2014, aboard ms Westerdam.

VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus

VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus

Vietnam’s VietJetAir has celebrated the delivery of its first A320 ordered directly from Airbus at a special ceremony in Toulouse today.

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister: It was a callous and reprehensible act

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister: It was a callous and reprehensible act

A callous and reprehensible act that we condemn in the strongest way!

"The National Dog Show" will introduce 2 new breeds Thanksgiving Day

"The National Dog Show" will introduce 2 new breeds Thanksgiving Day

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The National Dog Show Presented by Purina will introduce two new American Kennel Club (AKC) breeds – the Coton de Tulear and the Wirehaired Vizsla – to the American public ...

Husband in Bermuda, wife in Cuba , an emergency landing and the end of a honeymoon

Husband in Bermuda, wife in Cuba , an emergency landing and the end of a honeymoon

This honeymoon was cut short. The wife returned to Cuba shortly after landing, the husband is in jail in Bermuda trying to get the money together for a fine.

UNICEF: 1.1 million HIV infections in children averted

UNICEF: 1.1 million HIV infections in children averted

An estimated 1.1 million HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted, as new cases declined by over 50 per cent between 2005 and 2013, according to data released by UNICEF today ahead ...

Who owns Lake Nyasa? A tourism attraction center of a dispute

Who owns Lake Nyasa? A tourism attraction center of a dispute

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

Rich with pristine beaches and clear tropical water, Lake Nyasa on the Tanzanian and Malawian territorial borders is up again in fresh political dispute over its ownership, after the Malawian ...

Flying to Germany? Take your Christmas tree for free

Flying to Germany? Take your Christmas tree for free

This year again, guests flying with airberlin on all international routes will be permitted to carry a Christmas tree at no extra charge.

Nominations open for the International Hotel Investment Forum Young Leader Award

Nominations open for the International Hotel Investment Forum Young Leader Award

Nominations are requested for the seventh annual IHIF Young Leader Award, presented by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and the International Hotel Investment Forum ...

Sleepless in America

The Winter Holidays Will Keep Almost Four In Five Americans Awake At Night Sleepless in America

A new survey from National Geographic Channel and Kelton Global, timed to the premiere of Sleepless in America, finds that most Americans sleep less than eight hours a night, along with other ...

World's largest roller coaster restaurant opens in Abu Dhabi

World's largest roller coaster restaurant opens in Abu Dhabi

ROGO’S roller coaster-inspired restaurant is expected to turn the capital of Abu Dhabi's casual dining scene upside down with a menu of international comfort food delivered at speed.

National Car Rental expands Emerald Club in Latin America

MajorAirports in Mexico and 11 Additional Countries Now Offering Emerald Club Priority Service National Car Rental expands Emerald Club in Latin America

Frequent travelers to Latin America can now experience the speed, choice and convenience offered through National Car Rental's award-winning Emerald Club loyalty program.

Opening: Melia Costa Hollywood Beach Resort In South Florida

Opening: Melia Costa Hollywood Beach Resort In South Florida

Melia Hotels International today announced that it will open and manage the newly-constructed Melia Costa Hollywood Beach Resort in the Hollywood–Fort Lauderdale area of South Florida in ...

Rooting for Egypt

Rooting for Egypt

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

When Egyptian Tourism Minister Hashim Zazou attended the World Travel Market in London earlier this month, his message was clear: Certain parts of Egypt are seeing an increase in visitors this ...

Melbourne airport wins innovation award

Melbourne airport wins innovation award

Melbourne Airport has been selected number one for innovation at the 2014 Australian Airports Association’s (AAA) National Airport Industry Awards.

PATA Foundation generates profound interest at Gala Dinner

PATA Foundation generates profound interest at Gala Dinner

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, over 300 delegates from around Asia Pacific and the tourism industry attended the PATA Foundation Gala Dinner at the Galaxy Macau.

ITB Asia: Integrated resort to provide resources for a carbon-neutral meeting

ITB Asia: Integrated resort to provide resources for a carbon-neutral meeting

The integrated resort’s team of sustainability experts will guide ITB Asia 2014 (October 29-31) to reduce its carbon footprint by 5 percent from 399 tons in 2012.

Paddington Bear is coming to town!

London tourism can "bearly" hide the excitement! Paddington Bear is coming to town!

By Elisabeth Lang, reporting from London

London is getting ready for a unique teddy bear experience.

Americans reveal their real Thanksgiving "turkey"

Americans reveal their real Thanksgiving "turkey"

SOUTHLAKE, TX - A roasted turkey dinner is a tradition many Americans look forward to when traveling for Thanksgiving.

Holiday festivals and parades to delight the entire family

Holiday festivals and parades to delight the entire family

CHICAGO, IL - The holidays are just around the corner and there are festivals and parades to delight the entire family.

Funding promised for Canadian tourism marketing in US

Funding promised for Canadian tourism marketing in US

By Peter Johansen, special to eTN

OTTAWA, CANADA - After a two-year absence, it's time for the Canadian Tourism Commission to renew its promotional activity in the United States, Federal Tourism Minister Maxime Bernier said ...

Snow to bring holiday travel delays for Plains and Midwest

Snow to bring holiday travel delays for Plains and Midwest

A fast-moving snowstorm will sweep through the Plains and Midwest through the middle of the week, but its impacts come during the busiest travel time of the year.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Ctrip announce joint venture

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Ctrip announce joint venture

MIAMI, FL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and Ctrip.com International Ltd today announced that they have agreed to form a strategic partnership through SkySea Cruises, a joint venture which is ...

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