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Starwood sells iconic St. Regis, Rome

Starwood sells iconic St. Regis, Rome

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it has sold The St Regis, Rome to subsidiaries of Constellation Hotels Holding Limited (“Constellation”) for ...

Nor'easter to unleash rain, wind from Virginia to Maine

Nor'easter to unleash rain, wind from Virginia to Maine

A storm will spin up along the New England coast at midweek and will take on characteristics of a nor'easter with drenching wind-swept rain and coastal flooding in some locations.

Kyoto grows its offerings to MICE market

Kyoto grows its offerings to MICE market

KYOTO, Japan - Kyoto is continuing to grow its offering to the conference, events and incentives market with the launch of a new venue.

Plane crash at Moscow airport kills all on board

Plane crash at Moscow airport kills all on board

MOSCOW, Russia - A private plane crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on October 21, just after midnight. All people on board were killed, RIA Novosti reported, citing a source in law ...

Emirates growth strategy on track

Emirates growth strategy on track

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Emirates will continue with its growth trajectory, in spite of global challenges like regional political instability, pandemic health issues in Africa and softening ...

Virgin America reports September 2014 operational results

Virgin America reports September 2014 operational results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for September 2014 and the first nine months of the year.

Qatar Airways names first Airbus A350XWB destination

Airline passengers scramble to get on first flight Qatar Airways names first Airbus A350XWB destination

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

There will no doubt be a scramble of passengers to be on the first flight of Qatar Airways (QR), now that the airline has confirmed that they will begin commercial operations with the world’s ...

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

A debate at World Travel Market this year, hosted by Tax Free World Association, will look in detail at the duty free and travel retail industry, which is now worth over $60 billion in worldwide ...

Gonzalo to deliver drenching rain, strong wind to Europe

Gonzalo to deliver drenching rain, strong wind to Europe

This weekend once-Hurricane Gonzalo impacted Newfoundland, Canada, with damaging wind and heavy rainfall.

Tourists and locals countdown to Festival Kreol in Seychelles

Tourists and locals countdown to Festival Kreol in Seychelles

Only four days left before Seychelles welcomes its 29th edition of the annual Festival Kreol, whereby it celebrates the Creole culture, traditions and history, the Creole people, the Creole ...

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

“EIBTM is not just about business, we are probably the single biggest industry community event with some 15,000 of us in Barcelona over much of the week, there will be a big buzz on the show ...

Caribbean announces ban on visitors from countries affected by Ebola

Caribbean announces ban on visitors from countries affected by Ebola

A group of Caribbean countries have announced bans on entry to foreigners who have travelled through the three West African countries most affected by Ebola.

Next Hot Model UK photoshoot in Seychelles a raving success

Next Hot Model UK photoshoot in Seychelles a raving success

The two winners from the Next Hot Model UK – 2014 were in Seychelles recently for their professional photoshoot.

21 million Americans to fly in Q4, Thanksgiving and Christmas air fare higher this year

21 million Americans to fly in Q4, Thanksgiving and Christmas air fare higher this year

BELLEVUE, WA - Booking data reveals that 21 million Americans are expected to fly from October through December, either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale or somewhere in between.* ...

China contributes $6 million to fight against Ebola

China contributes $6 million to fight against Ebola

BEIJING, China - he Government of the People's Republic of China has contributed US$6 million to the United Nations World Food Program's (WFP) emergency operation to assist 1 .3 million people ...

Smithsonian receives Brian Setzer's Gretsch guitar

Smithsonian receives Brian Setzer's Gretsch guitar

WASHINGTON, DC - Grammy Award-winning musician Brian Setzer donated his signature orange Gretsch guitar to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History during a ceremony Oct. 17.

Foodie Travel: Local specialties to satisfy your taste buds

Foodie Travel: Local specialties to satisfy your taste buds

TORONTO, Canada - Food not only sustains us, but it can also have a significant impact on how we enjoy, and remember our vacations.

American Airlines Cargo, US Airways Cargo officially combine under single air waybill

American Airlines Cargo, US Airways Cargo officially combine under single air waybill

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines and US Airways have reached a significant milestone in their merger today as the Cargo divisions combine under a single air waybill.

Lufthansa strike: Almost nothing is operating, including long haul

Lufthansa strike: Almost nothing is operating, including long haul

Germany's pilot union "Vereinigung Cockpit" announced new strikes targeting Germany's largest airline and Star Alliance Founding member Lufthansa.

Qatar Airways Cargo flies to the Norwegian energy capital Stavanger

Qatar Airways Cargo flies to the Norwegian energy capital Stavanger

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo today announced the launch of freighters to Stavanger in Norway, effective 3 November 2014.

Alitalia and Etihad Airways revealed World Expo 2015 Airbus

Expo Milan, Alitalia and Etihad join forces simultaneously in Milan and Abu Dhabi Alitalia and Etihad Airways revealed World Expo 2015 Airbus

In a lifestream event simultaneously broadcasts this morning from Milan and Abu Dhabi, Alitalia and Etihad Airways revealed two new Airbus A320 aircrafts showing the colors of both airlines plus ...

TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego to join travel leaders in social media and mobile

TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego to join travel leaders in social media and mobile

TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego are just a few of the leading travel brands who are joining over 150 of APAC’s senior level travel executives in Hong Kong next February 3-4.

Preempting Ebola Zimbabwe style

Preempting Ebola Zimbabwe style

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

HARARE, Zimbabwe (eTN) – The country’s Ministry of Health and Child Care has reportedly embarked on a nationwide campaign “to teach people about the Ebola virus.” This latest development ...

Measles: Latest  threat for tourists on a Jetstar flight

Measles: Latest threat for tourists on a Jetstar flight

Ebola in West Africa, Yellow Fever fear in Los Angeles, and now measles on a Jetstar aircraft carrying tourists from Indonesia home to Brisbane, Australia.

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