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Air Partner appoints Trading Manager for UK Commercial Jet Division

Air Partner appoints Trading Manager for UK Commercial Jet Division

Air Partner is pleased to announce that it has appointed Linzi Barber as Trading Manager, in the UK Commercial Jet Broking Team.

Saudi Ambassador to US issues statement on military operations in Yemen

Saudi Ambassador to US issues statement on military operations in Yemen

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir hosted a press conference at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia and issued the following statement:

Choice Hotels names VP of Franchise Development for Cambria Hotels & Suites

Choice Hotels names VP of Franchise Development for Cambria Hotels & Suites

ROCKVILLE, Maryland - Choice Hotels International announced that it has named a new vice president of franchise development for Cambria hotels & suites.

Germanwings pilot was trying to smash the cockpit door down!

Is a missing Lufthansa safety rule responsible for 150 dead on Germanwings? Germanwings pilot was trying to smash the cockpit door down!

This could be in short what happened to Germanwings flight 4U 9525 that crashed on the way from Barcelona to Duesselorf. One pilot on a restroom break, the other asleep, 150 killed as a ...

SIXTY Collective announces new President for luxury lifestyle brand, SIXTY Hotels

SIXTY Collective announces new President for luxury lifestyle brand, SIXTY Hotels

SIXTY Collective, the company formed in 2013 by Brothers Jason Pomeranc, Michael Pomeranc, Lawrence Pomeranc, and long-time collaborator Stephen Brandman committed to creating 360-degree cultural ...

Severe weather risk to stretch from Texas to Indiana into Wednesday night

Severe weather risk to stretch from Texas to Indiana into Wednesday night

Severe weather is forecast to develop the Central United States into Wednesday night, impacting a similar area that saw spotty strong storms on Tuesday.

Luxury Beverly Hills property hires new catering director

Luxury Beverly Hills property hires new catering director

LOS ANGELES, California – Luxury hotel, Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, announced the appointment of a new Director of Catering.

Chinese cuisine in America poised for innovation

Chinese cuisine in America poised for innovation

WASHINGTON, DC - When you hear "Chinese food," visions of white carryout boxes and chopsticks come to mind. But Chinese food is so much more than a quick solution for a meal.

10 flights to Reunion Island up for grabs courtesy of XL Airlines

10 flights to Reunion Island up for grabs courtesy of XL Airlines

In order to expand sales to the island, Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) and XL Airways have set up a sales challenge to French travel agents.

Worrisome trends in terrorism: Attacks on surface transportation

Worrisome trends in terrorism: Attacks on surface transportation

Security experts at the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) are seeing some clearly worrisome trends in terrorism.

Uganda Hotel Owners Association training sessions

Uganda Hotel Owners Association training sessions

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

On Friday this week, hotels in Western Uganda, in particular in the region around Mbarara, will be able to attend a training workshop organized by the Uganda Hotel Owners Association focusing ...

Hawaii visitor expenditures decreased 4.3 percent to $1.2 billion

Hawaii visitor expenditures decreased 4.3 percent to $1.2 billion

According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, the total visitor arrivals to the Hawaiian islands in February 2015 rose 2.3 percent to 661,747 visitors, according to preliminary statistics released ...

Strong airlift helps to maintain visitor arrivals to Hawaii

Strong airlift helps to maintain visitor arrivals to Hawaii

Total visitors to the Hawaiian Islands through February 2015 rose slightly (+0.8%) to 1.34 million arrivals, 11,224 more compared to the first two months of 2014.

Castle Resorts & Hotels announces appointment of Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Strategy

Erland Odd appointed by Caste Resorts Hawaii Castle Resorts & Hotels announces appointment of Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Strategy

Castle Resorts & Hotels has appointed Erland Odd as Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Strategy. In his new position, Mr.

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic announce new summer flying

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic announce new summer flying

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways are celebrating a significant expansion of their trans-Atlantic partnership with the introduction of six new daily services.

Hilton celebrates its commitment to living sustainably with Earth Hour projects

Hilton celebrates its commitment to living sustainably with Earth Hour projects

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of 12 brands announced today that for the fifth consecutive year, its Team Members and franchisee employees around the world will unite to protect ...

Seychelles President meets with young achievers

Seychelles President meets with young achievers

Seychelles President James Michel met with the President of the Northern Region Youth Committee, Mr.

Distinguished Travel Champion Award bestowed on five high-ranking US officials

Distinguished Travel Champion Award bestowed on five high-ranking US officials

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association today bestowed the second annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award on five high-ranking U.S. officials.

US will be partner country for HANNOVER MESSE 2016 trade show

US will be partner country for HANNOVER MESSE 2016 trade show

HANNOVER, Germany - The United States of America will be the partner country for the HANNOVER MESSE 2016 trade show. This was officially announced by the White House on the evening of March ...

Air traveler groups join airlines in opposition to proposed airport tax hike

Air traveler groups join airlines in opposition to proposed airport tax hike

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today announced that the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and Global ...

Seychellois students woo the Chinese public at GITF 2015 in Guangzhou, China

Seychellois students woo the Chinese public at GITF 2015 in Guangzhou, China

Seychellois students in China proudly showcased the local traditional Sega and Moutya dance to the public during the weekend public days of GITF.

Finnair invests in Wi-Fi connectivity across its fleet

Finnair invests in Wi-Fi connectivity across its fleet

HELSINKI, Finland - Finnair Board of Directors has approved an investment program for bringing Wi-Fi connectivity to the majority of Finnair's wide-body and narrow-body fleet.

Lufthansa organized special flights for relatives and friends of victims on 4U 9525

Germanwings: Duesseldorf and Barcelona to Marseille flight leaves Thursday morning Lufthansa organized special flights for relatives and friends of victims on 4U 9525

Two special flights from Barcelona and Dusseldorf have been organized by Lufthansa German Airline for tomorrow for relatives and friends of victims on the crashed Germanwings plane for 4U9525.

Sustainable development of air transport in Africa

Sustainable development of air transport in Africa

Tourism development of the Vanilla Islands is closely linked to air transportation.

Airlines’ arguments against Passenger Facility Charge increase should be rejected

Airlines’ arguments against Passenger Facility Charge increase should be rejected

WASHINGTON, DC – The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today called on the US Congress, in reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, to reject airlines’ arguments that increasing the ...

The Colaboratorio rises to host the transformation of Puerto Rico

The Colaboratorio rises to host the transformation of Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Founder and chairman of the board of directors of Foundation for Puerto Rico (FPR), Jon Borschow, announced the opening of the Colaboratorio, an innovative collaborative ...

Centara’s latest beachside innovation takes off

Centara’s latest beachside innovation takes off

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotel & Resort’s “beach bar” concept is now being implemented across a number of Centara properties, after a successful opening of the original Coast Beach ...

Personalization tops the agenda at the Economist Events Future of Travel conference

Personalization tops the agenda at the Economist Events Future of Travel conference

MADRID, Spain - More than 150 senior business leaders, policy makers, and travel industry experts, gathered in Madrid yesterday to discuss the future of the travel industry.

Salzburg embraces 50-year anniversary of The Sound of Music

Salzburg embraces 50-year anniversary of The Sound of Music

For decades “The Sound of Music” has been one of the main tourist magnets for Salzburg City.

East US to ride temperature roller coaster through this weekend

East US to ride temperature roller coaster through this weekend

After a day likely to be the warmest since last fall in many locations of the East on Thursday, temperatures will take a big dip by the weekend.

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