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TAT promotes Muay Thai boxing in Indian inbound tourism market

TAT promotes Muay Thai boxing in Indian inbound tourism market

India’s award-winning female boxing champion Mary Kom visited Thailand between December 8-12 as part of a campaign to promote the increasingly popular global sport of Muay Thai boxing.

First Thailand Halal Assembly

Thailand wants to boost travel and trade with Islamic world First Thailand Halal Assembly

First Thailand Halal Assembly is to help boost trade and travel with the Islamic world.

2015 Tel Aviv Marathon: Largest sports event in Israel's history

2015 Tel Aviv Marathon: Largest sports event in Israel's history

TEL AVIV, Israel - More than 40,000 runners are expected to descend upon Tel Aviv to participate in the 2015 Tel Aviv Marathon.

Alaska cruises dethrones Las Vegas as Top US Destination for 2015

Alaska cruises dethrones Las Vegas as Top US Destination for 2015

PLYMOUTH, MN - Today, Travel Leaders Group unveiled the 2015 results of its authoritative annual Travel Trends Survey. Based on the findings, there is a major shake-up among the most popular ...

Travel tales: Notes from a kitchen

Travel tales: Notes from a kitchen

By Jan Sevilla, special to eTN

Why do I find it hard not to be charmed or even excited by the sound of shattering ice when some liquid is poured on to it, or when meat hits a searing grill with a great sizzle, the ping of the ...

Morocco: 8.11 million visitors in January-September 2014

Morocco: 8.11 million visitors in January-September 2014

RABAT, Morocco – Morocco welcomed 8.11 million tourists in the first nine months of 2014, a gain of 4 percent compared to the same period in 2013, Managing Director of the Moroccan National ...

Radisson Blu opens in historic city of Kashgar

Radisson Blu opens in historic city of Kashgar

KASHGAR, China - Radisson Blu Kashgar celebrates its opening in the historic city of Kashgar inChina's Xinjiang region in Western China, also known as the Pearl of the Silk Road.

Japan's 2014 tourist count likely to exceed 13 million

Japan's 2014 tourist count likely to exceed 13 million

TOKYO, Japan - The number of visitors to Japan is likely to exceed 13 million in 2014, according to Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner Shigeto Kubo.

Top five trends in China’s outbound travel market for 2015

Top five trends in China’s outbound travel market for 2015

According to proprietary research conducted by Attract China, Inc., The Leading Gateway to the Chinese Traveler, it is predicted that in 2015, 140 million Chinese tourists will go abroad, spending ...

Port Arthur Penitentiary once again opens for visitors

Port Arthur Penitentiary once again opens for visitors

PORT ARTHUR, Tasmania - The Port Arthur Penitentiary will once again be accessible to visitors come the morning of Saturday 20 December.

Hawaiian Airlines and Airbus seal deal for six A330-800neo aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines and Airbus seal deal for six A330-800neo aircraft

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines today announced a definitive purchase agreement with Airbus, finalizing the Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year to acquire six new ...

Sino-US Youth Elite Project "Access China" successfully launched

Sino-US Youth Elite Project "Access China" successfully launched

WASHINGTON, DC - The launching ceremony of "Access China", Perfect World's Sino-US Youth Elite Project, was officially held at the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC.

Will the festive season bring tidings of great joy for hotels?

Will the festive season bring tidings of great joy for hotels?

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

The festive season is the time of year when hospitality businesses around the world are pulling out all stops to offer their customers special meals and special deals.

Senate panel: US Iran policy not blocking Tehran's path to the bomb

Senate panel: US Iran policy not blocking Tehran's path to the bomb

WASHINGTON, DC - A number of leading Senators and national security experts criticized US policy on Iran as dangerously accommodating and having failed to stop Tehran's nuclear weapons program and ...

Major Christmas Eve winter storm to impact millions in US Midwest, East

Major Christmas Eve winter storm to impact millions in US Midwest, East

A major storm centered on Christmas Eve will affect the Midwest and East with areas of strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain and thunderstorms.

Air Canada inaugurates seasonal flights between Toronto and Mont-Tremblant

Air Canada inaugurates seasonal flights between Toronto and Mont-Tremblant

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada operated today its first non-stop flight between Toronto Pearson and Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts blazing trails in Aruba’s eco-tourism

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts blazing trails in Aruba’s eco-tourism

LOS ANGELES, California - The luxurious Caribbean Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba, stands at the pinnacle of environmental tourism excellence.

Tourists traveling internationally to reach over 1 billion by year’s end

Tourists traveling internationally to reach over 1 billion by year’s end

Between January and October 2014, the volume of international tourists (overnight visitors) reached 978 million, 45 million more than in the same period of 2013.

International visitors spent $597 million a day in US

International visitors spent $597 million a day in US

WASHINGTON, DC – International visitors have spent $185.1 billion on US travel and tourism-related goods and services year to date (January through October), an increase of 4 percent when ...

Nevada brothel owner wants to help diplomacy with Cuba

Nevada brothel owner wants to help diplomacy with Cuba

CARSON CITY, NV - With the historic announcement by The Obama Administration that The United States will begin easing long strained diplomatic relations with Cuba, Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof is ...

EVA Air launches Taipei-Houston flight

EVA Air launches Taipei-Houston flight

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan’s leading independent airline, EVA Air, is introducing non-stop flights between Taipei and Houston.

United Airlines flies kids in need to unbelievable holiday destination

United Airlines flies kids in need to unbelievable holiday destination

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines flew more than 800 deserving children on Fantasy Flights to the “North Pole” this month.

Embassy Suites Brea - North Orange County Hotel appoints new GM

Embassy Suites Brea - North Orange County Hotel appoints new GM

BREA, California – The Embassy Suites Brea Hotel, owned and operated by Windsor Capital Group, announced that a new General Manager has been appointed.

Resorttrust: Kahala Hotel & Resort acquisition to serve as springboard for global expansion

Resorttrust: Kahala Hotel & Resort acquisition to serve as springboard for global expansion

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Resorttrust, the operator of 44 luxury resorts throughout Japan that acquired The Kahala Hotel & Resort for $290 million on October 14th, announced today that the purchase ...

Consolidating Air Austral’s return to profitability

Consolidating Air Austral’s return to profitability

By Luc Citrinot, Reunion Island

ST. DENIS, Reunion Island (La Réunion) - For Marie-Joseph Malé, President of Air Austral, the priority when he took over the aims of the airline was to bring back the carrier into ...

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